San Francisco Community College District
Dean, School of English & Foreign Languages
(Office of the Chancellor)
Posting Number: 0130010
Filing Deadline (All postings close at 4:00 PM): 03-20-2013
Job Type: Administrative - Dean
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Academic Responsibilities/Curriculum & Instruction
1. Serve as the educational leader of the School of English & Foreign Languages by providing leadership on innovative student learning, student support, and program development.
2. Provide operational oversight and promote accountability and leadership in the development and review of program offerings, scheduling of classes, and teaching assignments based on student and community needs.
3. Maintain an understanding of current ideas, research, technology, and practices pertaining to areas of responsibility through study and participation in professional organizations.
4. Provide leadership to assist department chairs and faculty with the development of credit and noncredit offerings of distance, hybrid, and in-person courses including facilitating grant applications for areas of responsibility.
5. Work with Center Deans and department chairs to monitor enrollment patterns, faculty workloads and hours across disciplines, cost/benefit information, employment and other critical data to identify class schedule opportunities, issues, program development and needed changes.
6. Cooperate with the department chairs in facilitating and overseeing the resolution, where possible, of student complaints.
7. Plan and conduct regular meetings with School personnel; promote a team effort; communicate relevant College deadlines, policies, procedures, applicable regulations of outside agencies, and other matters of interest or compliance to department chairs, faculty, classified staff and students.
8. Work with department chairs in finding resources to develop opportunities, programs and needed changes that enhance student success.
Planning & Development
9. Work directly with all School faculty including department chairs and faculty coordinators to prioritize program review requests for resource allocations.
10. Provide leadership to department chairs and faculty in their assessment of student learning outcomes as they relate to courses and programs.
11. Engage with department chairs, faculty and classified staff to assess new technologies and software to improve pedagogy and learning outcomes, increase opportunities for student access, and enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the work environment.
12. Prepare annual School goals, participate in planning activities, and facilitate completion of goals to ensure all accreditation, State and federal criteria concerning academics are followed.
13. Work with Center Deans, department chairs, faculty and classified staff to plan and implement all activities required for program accreditation.
14. Coordinate efforts with the District's Marketing Department to implement a marketing and promotion plan for the School.
15. In compliance with District guidelines, recommend, implement, and monitor multiple budgets for assigned areas to ensure that the School of English & Foreign Languages remains fiscally sound and is operated within its allocated budget.
16. Oversee the allocation of the School's Academic Departments' equipment and supplies funds.
Liaison/ Relationships with Community
17. Aligned with the District and the School of English & Foreign Languages' mission and goals, participate in community activities and professional organizations that foster student diversity.
18. Establish and maintain positive working relationships with area high schools, colleges, universities, and business and community-based organizations that promote and benefit the School's education programs.
19. Support department chairs, faculty and classified staff by working with administration to ensure resources and opportunities are allocated for their training and professional development that promotes teaching excellence and high standards in specified skills.
20. Work with instruction and student services deans, department chairs, faculty and classified staff to strengthen collaboration between instruction and student services to promote student success.
21. In accord with District policies, contracts, and procedures, supervise and evaluate assigned faculty, including department chairs, faculty coordinators and classified staff; review and approve documents/forms necessary to effectuate assignments and pay of personnel under their supervision, i.e. assignment forms, time sheets, leave of absence forms, etc.
22. Review Tenure Review Committee recommendations for faculty tenure, promotion, non-promotion, and dismissals for final approval to the Chancellor and the Board of Trustees.
23. In accord with District policies, contracts, and procedures, manage the professional conduct of assigned department chairs, faculty, and classified staff and collaborate with Employee Relations in resolving employee disciplinary matters; where resolution is not reached at the departmental level, serve as the administrative grievance officer in employee discipline processes.
24. Promote a work culture aligned with the College's mission to promote the delivery of customer service, innovation, and quality services to students, employees, and the community.
25. Serve on District and state-wide committees as assigned including participating collegially on CCSF Participatory Governance committees.
26. Attend Board of Trustees' meetings; make presentations and submit reports and action items related to areas of responsibility.
27. Perform additional administrative duties and services as requested and assigned.
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