Executive Dean, Enrollment Services
Executive Dean, Enrollment Services
Salary: $137,677.00 - $187,586.00 annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: A17-37
Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA
Department: Student Srvs Other
Closing: 8/31/2017 4:00 PM Pacific
The Executive Dean, Enrollment Services is directly responsible to the Vice President of Student Support Services for providing leadership, direction, planning, coordination, general supervision and evaluation of the programs/departments and services within Enrollment Services, including Admissions and Records, College Articulation, Financial Aid, and Veterans Services. The Executive Dean serves as a college-wide administrative officer in the capacity of Deputy Title IX Coordinator. This position may also supervise other academic or student service areas as assigned. The assignment includes, but is not limited to, enrollment management and student matriculation responsibilities; Title IX investigations and coordination of educational/preventative programs, and other duties related to planning, development, implementation and coordination of the programs and services within the area.
- Provide leadership for the direction, planning and administration of the area's student support services.
- Program leadership for the development of new programs and services and the development of strategies and activities that encourage and foster innovation in order to increase the number of students who are prepared to successfully complete academic goals in a timely manner.
- Provide leadership in the development and implementation of the College Student Success Plan, including the expansion of Promise Pathways and the Long Beach College Promise.
- Serve as the District's Deputy ADA/504, unlawful discrimination compliance officer, and the Deputy Title IX Coordinator with oversight of the District's Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures including conducting investigations, bringing and preparing appropriate reports for submittal to appropriate individuals and the Chancellor's Office.
- Oversee Title IX prevention/education activities for students, including institutional remedies in response to sexual misconduct incidents.
- Prepare or review documents and assure that materials meet requirements of the Curriculum Committee; provide necessary information for schedules, catalog information, and program publicity.
- Assist in articulation of the instructional programs with K-12 and institutions of higher education, specifically to promote transfer and seamless programs of study.
- Understand and appreciate the mission of community colleges and be able to relate it to all constituencies.
- Develop budgets and manage financial resources consistent with the college policy and sound management principles.
- In accordance with the college's enrollment management plan, provide leadership and coordination for the development of operational action plans and their implementation.
- Recommend staff personnel; assist in the recruitment, selection, and evaluation of personnel as appropriate; recommend the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, direction and performance evaluation of assigned staff.
- Assist in the review and evaluation of student support services within the area.
- Assist in providing orientation and professional development for personnel within the area.
- Assist in identifying resources for development through grants and special projects; coordinate and assist in preparation of project applications for special funding to support the area's programs and services.
- Develop and prepare recommendations and reports as necessary; coordinate and supervise preparation of plans, studies and reports applicable to the area as required.
- Train, supervise, evaluate, and direct the work of assigned academic and classified staff within assigned areas.
- Advocate and promote quality support services and student success to meet the educational needs of students in a diverse community college environment.
- Facilitate and enhance governance processes/relationship(s); understand and support the role of faculty, staff, and students in participatory governance.
- Understand and promote the role and use of technology in student services and instructional environments.
- Administer collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures; and compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel.
This position reports to the Vice President, Student Support Services 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.
- 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
- Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understand of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Possession of an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited university.
- Progressive experience administering educational programs and services, including experience in a community college or university environment.
- Recent leadership experience as a dean, program director, or coordinator within or associated with admissions, student records, articulation, financial aid, or veterans services.
- Recent training and experience working with Title IX complaints, including investigations, coordination, and prevention/educational activities.
- Commitment to participatory governance and ability to build consensus, resolve difficult issues, and foster a team environment.
- Effective oral and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of computers and computer applications that support management systems and business office functions.
- Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make timely, fair, and equitable decisions.
- Demonstrated record of fiscal responsibility and accountability, utilizing enrollment management in student services and/or instructional schedule planning.
- Demonstrated advocacy for students and students' needs.
- Demonstrated commitment to academic quality and standards.
- Ability to work effectively with community groups, educational entities, business, industry, government and legislative bodies to develop partnerships and coalitions which result in better service to the community and students.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
- Principles, theories and practices of administration specifically related to student services and instruction available at institutions of higher education
- Programs and services designed to foster the academic achievement of students
- Principles and practices of generally accepted accounting and auditing procedures related to Federal Title IV financial aid
- Regulations, policies, and procedures related to Title IX and OCR Dear Colleague guidance
- Principles and practices of leadership, management and supervision
- State Education Code sections, federal laws and regulations, and district policies related to student services and programs, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, FERPA, Title IV, Title IX, Gainful Employment, SB1440, the Dream Act, and SB1456
- Local, State and federal laws governing a community college district
- District organization, operations and objectives
- Budget administration, including grant funded programs
- Needs, interests and concerns of various groups of community college students
- Oral and written communication skills
- Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy
- Develop and implement a broad variety of student services and programs at the community college level
- Employ effective enrollment management strategies in an open-access institution
- Facilitate highly sensitive and detailed investigations and procedures related to sexual misconduct
- Provide leadership and direction to faculty and classified staff
- Select, assign, orient, train, supervise, counsel, discipline and evaluate the performance of direct subordinates
- Plan, organize, direct, administer, review and evaluate student services programs, services and activities as they relate to student persistence, successful academic progress, and program completion
- Maintain current knowledge of supportive programs and services for various constituencies within the college community
- Assure compliance with local, State and federal laws related to the provision of instruction and student services on a community college campus
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- Establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships
- Effectively delegate authority and responsibility to subordinate
- Relate effectively to people of varied academic, cultural and socio-economic background with tact, diplomacy and courtesy
LICENSE AND/OR CERTIFICATE:
A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance policy.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTThis is a twelve-month position for the academic year with an annual salary range of $137,677- $187,586; Range 16 on the Management Team Salary Schedule (effective 9/1/2017). Initial Step placement will not exceed Step 5 for this range, $164,160. 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 31, 2017. Application materials must be electronically submitted on-line at http://hr.lbcc.edu/jobs.cfm. Incomplete applications and applications submitted by mail will not be considered. A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES:
- 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, must show degree awarded date and title). 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).
- Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
- Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who are also deemed to possess the highest degree of desirable qualifications will be invited to the college at their own expense. During the campus visit, each applicant will be interviewed and may be asked to conduct a short presentation on a previously announced topic.
- The interview committee will rate responses to the interview questions and the presentation.
- Based upon this rating, a small number of applicants will be invited to the campus for a second interview.
- 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 these materials is the applicant's responsibility. The District does not contact Placement Offices.
- 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 meeting student needs.
- The District reserves the right to contact current or past employers and to investigate employment records of applicants selected for interviews.
- Applicants who are eliminated from consideration will be notified by email or 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 extend the deadline, re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling this position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. The College does not return materials submitted in application for a position. (Copies of original 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 over 500,000 that was recently named one of the "100 Best Communities for Young People" by Americas Promise.
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.
To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lbcc/jobs/1792240/