Dean, Institutional Effectiveness

Dean, Institutional Effectiveness

Salary: $129,226.00 - $176,071.00 annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: A17-36
Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA
Department: Inst Research/Acad Srvcs Dean
Closing: 8/24/2017 4:00 PM Pacific

Under the direction of the Superintendent-President, the Dean, Institutional Effectiveness provides leadership, oversight and coordination of college planning, institutional effectiveness, outcomes assessment, and institutional research functions. Additionally, the Dean has primary operational responsibility for all aspects of the college's student success initiative.

The Dean, Institutional Effectiveness supports and coordinates the development and maintenance of an institutional strategic planning process which incorporates and integrates educational planning, facilities planning, human resource planning and technology planning; monitors the relationship of college goals and initiatives to operations and institutional effectiveness; makes recommendations for systematically developing the college's capacity, and proposes process and programmatic improvements through institutional learning and collegial processes. The Dean, Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for the development, dissemination, and interpretation of analytical information related to the College's programs, services, and processes; and analytics supportive of the Strategic Plan, the Educational Master Plan, student learning outcomes, enrollment trends, accreditation, and required internal and state/federal external reports. The Dean, Institutional Effectiveness is responsible for leadership, direction, coordination, general supervision, and evaluation of the College's student success programs and services
  • Working with the Superintendent-President, Vice-Presidents, and other appropriate groups on campus, design, organize, coordinate and implement the College's Strategic Plan which is capable of providing strategic direction to other College plans including the Facilities Master Plan and Technology Master Plan as well as to the annual allocation adjustments of fiscal and human resources.
  • Develop, coordinate, and maintain an annual calendar of institutional planning activities and milestones.
  • Lead the development of and provide results of institutional benchmarks of effectiveness to the college.
  • Develop, conduct, and implement planning and research activities to support the college in achieving identified goals and in positively impacting student outcomes.
  • Organize and support program review efforts in conjunction with planning, curricular program review, management evaluation protocols, and usage to increase effectiveness.
  • Set the institutional research agenda to support the college's planning, implementation, and review of both major goals and operational agendas.
  • Provide leadership and direction in the design, prioritization, and implementation of an on-going research program to support the planning, decision-making, and evaluation activities of the College overall and in each of its functional areas.
  • Ensure integration of research outcomes and knowledge management systems in planning and decision-making.
  • Develop and oversee the college data warehouse for applied uses in planning, decision-making, research, development, institutional effectiveness, accountability review, and operational effectiveness.
  • Provide leadership for the College's accreditation self-study and may serve as the accreditation liaison officer.
  • Chair, or serve as member of, college committees and task forces and provides leadership in professional development related to planning and effectiveness.
  • Provide leadership for the planning, development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of the College's Student Success Plan.
  • In concert with the appropriate student services administrative personnel, faculty, and staff, provide leadership for the integration of student services with instruction that supports student success as incorporated in the Student Success Plan.
  • Recommend staffing/facilities for student success efforts.
  • Develop and administer the annual budget for the student success initiative and for areas of responsibility; manage financial resources consistent with district policies and sound management principles.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

This position reports to the Superintendent-President and supervises and evaluates assigned staff.

Responsible for or effectively recommending the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, assignment, direction and evaluation of work, and adjustment of grievances of all assigned staff; administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, and compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel; evaluation of the performance of assigned staff, providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution, or possession of a valid California Community College Supervisory Credential, AND
  • One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment AND
  • Evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Desirable Qualifications:
  • Possession of an earned doctorate.
  • At least one year teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the design and implementation of planning, research, and assessment activities related to higher education.
  • Experience in supporting and coordinating the design, development, monitoring and evaluation of institutional strategic planning processes.
  • Knowledge of database management and software applications as related to research interpretation and analysis.
  • Experience in general research methodology including standard qualitative and quantitative procedures applied to education, social, and operations research.
  • Experience with the various facets of information technology, and knowledge management support systems.
  • Experience serving on accreditation self-study teams, and or experience serving on a visiting accreditation team.
  • Background with learning theories that most impact developmental learners (self-directed learning, cognitive development, contextual learning, etc.)
  • Practical and operational understanding of learning assistance programs and learning centered andragogy.

Knowledge of:
  • Design, analysis, reporting and implementation of institutional assessment, research, and planning.
  • Advanced principles, practices, procedures, theories, models and techniques involved in the research, collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting of statistical data.
  • Data collection information systems and statistical software.
  • Practices, procedures and techniques involved in the design, development and implementation of projects, surveys and studies in institutional assessment, planning, research and decision-making.
  • Assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Management concepts.
  • Developmental education and learning theory.
  • Diagnosing diverse learner behaviors.
  • Adult learning theory and learning styles.
  • Multiple methods of instruction.
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  • Budget preparation and control.

Ability to:
  • Demonstrate effective leadership in planning and implementation as well as using research methodology in an educational setting.
  • Utilize computer applications, including statistical analysis, spreadsheet, word-processing, statistical software, and database software.
  • Coordinate effectively with a diverse faculty, staff, and student, population in a complex and fast paced environment.
  • Utilize knowledge management tools effectively including data warehouses, data mining, and effective reporting methodologies.
  • Communicate effectively to a wide range of audiences both verbally and in writing, and through contemporary web-based communication tools.
  • Develop and effectively manage multiple budgets across a variety of units.
  • Direct staff appropriately in developing best practices in a team work environment.
Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate valid California Driver's License.

Additional Information


This is a twelve-month position for the academic year with an annual salary range of $129,226-$176,071; Range 15 on the Management Team Salary Schedule (effective 9/1/2017). Initial Step placement will not exceed Step 5 for this range, $154,083. The District contributes to medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents and life insurance for the employee. Benefits also include 21 vacation days and 5 management leave days.

The deadline to apply is 4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 24, 2017. Application materials must be electronically submitted on-line at Incomplete applications and applications submitted by mail will not be considered.


  • A Long Beach Community College District application.
  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position.
  • A list of five references, including current addresses and telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors.
  • A current resume.
  • Complete transcripts of ALL lower and upper division and graduate level
    college/university course work (need not be official). Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES).

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submit applications on-line at Long Beach Community
College District-Human Resources 4901 E. Carson
Street, Long Beach, CA 90808


  1. Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
  2. Applicants who meet the basic qualifications and who are also deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense.
  3. During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a short teaching demonstration/presentation on a previously announced topic and participate in a writing exercise and/or hands-on practical.
  4. The interview committee will rate responses to the interview questions, the demonstration/presentation, and the applicable writing exercise and/or hands-on practical.
  5. Based upon this rating, a small number of applicants will be invited to the campus for a second interview.
  6. The Superintendent-President will make the final recommendation for employment to the Board of Trustees.


  • To be considered in the initial committee review, all materials requested in this vacancy notice must be received no later than the filing deadline. Submission of all application materials is the responsibility of the applicant.
  • The District does not contact Placement Offices.
  • Applicants wishing to apply for more than one position must submit separate materials for each position.
  • During the interview, consideration will be given to factors in addition to education and experience, including but not limited to: professional development, ability to work with others, and commitment to meet student needs.
  • Applicants who are eliminated from consideration will be notified by letter.
  • Candidates should not expect official notification of the status of their candidacy until the Board of Trustees has acted upon the College's recommendation for employment.
  • The District reserves the right to contact the current or most recent employer and to investigate past employment records of applicants selected for interviews.
  • The District reserves the right to extend the deadline, re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling this position.
  • The College does not return materials submitted in application for a position. (Copies of original supporting documents are acceptable.)
The community of Long Beach is a wonderful blend of big city and sea-side town. California's 5th largest city conveniently borders Los Angeles and Orange County and is known for its rich heritage celebrating the cultural arts, athletics, tourism, community and civic opportunities. Long Beach is a culturally diverse community of nearly 500,000 that was recently named one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People" by America's Promise.

The Long Beach Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship
status, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

Disability Accommodations
If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372.

The district contributes to medical, dental, and vision insurance for the employee and eligible dependents, and life insurance for the employee. Benefits also include 21 vacation days and 5 management leave days.

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