Director, Restorative Justice and Other Off-Campus Programs

  • Director
  • Chula Vista, CA
  • This position has been filled
  • October 17, 2023

Website Southwestern Community College District

Director, Restorative Justice and Other Off-Campus Programs

Southwestern Community College District

Work Site: 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Department: Higher Education Center at National City & Crown Cove Aquatic Center

District Values
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and employees, including those with physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

Under general direction, plans, organizes, manages, and provides direction and oversight for the operational, instructional and student support services of assigned programs; facilitates, develops, implements, and evaluates assigned programs, services, and activities; serves as primary contact person and representative of the District for assigned programs; manages the effective use of District and program resources to improve organizational productivity and customer service; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance in areas assigned; and performs related work as required. Receives general direction from the Dean, Higher Education Center National City. Exercises general supervision over support and administrative staff. Provides functional direction to faculty and instructors, classified staff, including student workers and hourly staff. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the functions of the job.Plans, manages, and oversees the daily functions, operations, and activities for assigned off-campus programs, services, and activities.
Recommends instructional programs and student services offerings; facilitates new program and curriculum development, student support services and other approaches to accelerating student progress; recommends faculty assignments and schedules.
Oversees and participates in the development, administration, and coordination of program budgets; participates in the forecast of funds; monitors and approves expenditures; requisitions instructional supplies and capital outlays; implement adjustments.
Facilitates, develops and standardizes procedures and methods to improve and continuously monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of the programs, service delivery methods, and procedures; assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations to the Dean.
Selects, trains, motivates, and directs assigned program staff; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with program standards, including project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; recommends discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
Plan, direct, and coordinate the work of assigned staff, faculty and instructors; review and evaluate work methods and procedures.
Oversees the development and preparation of related new and renewal grant proposals; provides oversight of grant funded programs and activities of the assigned programs.
Establishes and maintains relationships with district officials, community leaders, various businesses and organizations, and public agencies to encourage participation, stimulate interest, and coordinate assigned programs and activities.
Compiles and submits accurate and timely data for accountability and assessment purposes, including expenditure data, performance data, student progress and participation data, and information pertaining to planning and assessment.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of:Theories, principles, and practices associated with higher education curricula and instruction, student support services, student learning, and student success.
Principles and practices of enrollment management.
Development, implementation, and assessment of student learning and/or service area outcomes.
Modern office practices, procedures, technology, and computer equipment and applications, including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
Principles and practices of employee supervision, including work planning, assignment, review, and evaluation, and the training of staff in work methods and procedures.
Financial and public relations issues associated with the management of District functions and programs.
Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, research, and reporting, and information distribution.
Techniques for effectively representing the District in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively interacting with students, staff, faculty, representatives of outside organizations, and members of the public, including individuals of diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, physical ability, and sexual orientation.

Ability to:Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, physical ability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Develop, implement, and evaluate programs and services.
Utilize data and assessment outcomes to make improvements for programs and services.
Develop and monitor budgets and effectively utilize resources.
Effectively manage priorities in complex and diverse operational units.
Use independent judgment in the interpretation and application of rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
Provide leadership and work collaboratively and productively with all stakeholders, including faculty, students, administrators, support staff, unions, and the community.
Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, local, and District laws, regulations, ordinances, policies, and procedures.
Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
Conduct effective negotiations and effectively represent the District in meetings with governmental agencies and various educational, businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
Gather and analyze data, evaluate alternatives, and make sound recommendations.
Effectively use computer systems, software applications relevant to work performed, and modern business equipment to perform a variety of work tasks.
Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
Use tact, initiative, prudence, ethics, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.

Education and Experience:

Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator Positions Only)
A Master’s degree in any academic area OR the equivalent AND A minimum of two (2) years of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to this administrative assignment.

Desirable Qualifications:

Range 40, $11,134.08-$13,533.67 plus $2,090.00 annual stipend for earned Doctorate Degree. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.Â

Start Date

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

Screening Deadline
All application materials must be received on-line at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2023 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.

Work Schedule:
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the department.Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).

Additional Information:
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials. Only complete application materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To complete and submit your application for this position, please visit our online employment website at All required information must be submitted online before the review date and time indicated on the job posting.

A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Human Resources Office at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619) 482-6395 or e-mail to

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the review deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for. All materials included in your application packet become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.

Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions (only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA Community College Credential.

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (619) 482-6390.

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This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC College Police Department.

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