Dean of Student Success and Institutional Effectiveness

Jun 09, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

Dean of Student Success and Institutional Effectiveness
Yuba College - Marysville, CA.

Job Description	

2088 North Beale Road
Marysville, CA 95901
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Yuba College is seeking a courageous and visionary leader to successfully lead College institutional effectiveness activities resulting in continuously improving levels of student success. Yuba College is considering applicants from across the nation who have a demonstrated track record of success for leading institutions through systematic change.



FINAL FILING DATE: Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

SALARY: $90,442 – $128,515/YR. (Range 14, Ed. Supervisors Assoc. Salary Schedule)


CHANGE-ORIENTED QUALITIES: Under the direction of the Yuba College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean of Student Success and Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for providing leadership in the ongoing development, implementation, and assessment of Yuba College planning and resource development activities. These functions include coordinating Educational Master Planning, annual College Action Plans, Program Review support, the College Student Equity Plan, Basic Skills Initiative Plan, grant proposal support, and other institutional effectiveness assessments.


Deep Commitment to Student Access and Success. Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean improves the quality of life and the economic well-being of our citizens and communities by planning for and assessing College programs and services resulting in a quality learning environment and fostering high levels of access and success for all students.

Willingness to Take Significant Risks to Advance Student Success. Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will connect the institutional strategies driving student access and success within Student Services and Instructional operations.

The Ability to Create Lasting Change within the College. Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will be committed to identifying disproportionate student outcomes on the basis of factors such as race, ethnicity, and gender, and then mobilize the College to improve results through established planning protocols.

Strategic Vision for the College and Its Students. Reflected in external partnerships under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will plan to leverage the institution's influence and resources to pave the way for ongoing student access and success. The Dean will demonstrate an understanding that institutional effectiveness extends beyond campus boundaries, forging partnerships with outside entities that include K-12 school districts, four-year colleges, community-based organizations and employers.

Raise and Allocate Resources in Ways Aligned to Student Success. Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will support resource development activities to achieve significantly improved student outcomes leading to well-designed, sustainable, scalable institutional changes.

Essential Duties Summary	

•Facilitate all College planning activities aligned with the Mission, Vision, and Values in relationship to YCCD's Strategic Goals

•Facilitate the organizational design of the College that includes internal and external culture

•Promote the College Program Review and Student Learning Outcome (SLO)/Program Learning Outcome (PLO)/General Education Learning Outcome (GELO) process by providing data and facilitating annual assessment and reporting cycles

•Provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters relating to the instructional programs; promote the inclusion of students in the shared decision-making process

•Call and preside over College meetings; represent the College on District, community, and regional committees

•Provide data analysis and after-action assessment of Instructional and Student Services activities

•Develop and maintain annual budgets for assigned areas of responsibility

•Perform other duties as assigned, which includes evening, weekend, and other collateral assignments

•Program Review and Learning Outcome evaluation techniques
•Planning and budgeting processes
•Oral and written communication skills, including persuasive communication and public speaking
•District organization, operations and objectives
•Electronic and print research resources relative to educational research
•Research and strategic planning technology and methodologies; facilitation of group planning activities

•Design research projects, surveys, and focus groups using the best practice methods to ensure validity, integrity, and consistency of data results.

•Assist faculty with the design of student learning assessments and the interpretation and analysis of data and results.

•Develop, implement, and conduct projects and studies in support of institutional assessment, planning and decision-making.

•Establish and maintain effective educational and planning partnerships

•Conduct comprehensive research on a variety of topic areas, particularly related to education

•Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

•Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

•Prepare, present, and interpret factual data and provide conclusions in written, graphic and oral form.

•Relate effectively to people of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds using tact, diplomacy and courtesy

Required Qualifications	
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate, by the final filing date, must possess the minimum qualifications for Educational Administrators at California Community Colleges: (All degrees and units used to satisfy minimum qualifications must be from accredited institutions.)

•Possession of a Master's degree; AND
•One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications	

•Experience in academic planning, program development, and supervision
•Teaching experience in higher education
•STC Core Coordinator Training
•Working knowledge of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI)
•Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of Community College students
•Bilingual in English and Spanish
•Three to five years of executive administrative experience in increasingly complex positions and demonstrated experience in valuing diversity are strongly preferred, higher education preferred
•Doctoral degree from an accredited institution
•Knowledge of the ACCJC Accreditation regulations
•Knowledge of the California Education Code and Title 5

Physical Demands	
•Office environment
•Subject to constant interruptions
•Subject to evening or variable hours
•Contact with dissatisfied or abusive individuals

•Indoor and outdoor environments
•Travel at frequent intervals to conduct work
•Standing, Sitting, Walking, Reaching (occasionally for long periods of time)
•Cognitive decision making (lack of mental impairment)
•Stressful conditions (cardiovascular fitness)
•Lifting (overhead, waist level, from floor), carrying, and bending
•Lift objects weighting up to 35 pounds

Range/Step	 Range 14, Educational Supervisors Association Salary Schedule
Salary Range	 $90,442 - $128,515/YR.
Benefits Information	
BENEFITS: The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependent, valued at over $24,000 annually with a $310.50 monthly out of pocket expense to employees or dependents for monthly premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, two (2) life insurance policies and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the State Teacher's Retirement System (STRS), 457/403b options, 12 sick days, 22 vacation days, 223 day/12 month contract.

WORKING CONDITIONS: In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District.

WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

EEO Statement	
As an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, the Yuba Community College District is committed to creating an inclusive and effective learning and working environment for all.


Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.

Special Instructions to Applicants	
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply, please visit: and complete an online Management Application (please provide description and details for each position held. See resume or left blank will automatically disqualify your application). Please include the following attachments: Resume, All Un-official Transcripts, Equal Employment Opportunity statement (attached in a Word document) and a Cover letter/letter of interest that addresses Management Competencies, specifically how your experience and professional qualifications have prepared you to serve in this capacity and (3) letters of references.

For questions about Yuba Community College District's application process, please contact Maribel Gaytan at (530) 741-6975.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application materials are received by the application deadline date. All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied and will be considered for this recruitment only. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

TIMELINE: Interviews are tentatively scheduled for June/July 2017. Before a candidate is employed with the District, the candidate will be confirmed by the Governing Board; the proposed confirmation date is July/August 2017.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview may be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

IF YOU REQUIRE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please contact the Human Resources Office at (530) 741-6975.

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