Dean of Business, Design and Workforce

San Mateo
Feb 26, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

Dean of Business, Design and Workforce

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014557S

Department: Business & Workforce CAÑ (DEPT)

Location: Cañada College

Position Number: 3A0003

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $150,204 (annual) - $190,860 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Reporting to the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of Business, Design and Workforce is responsible for collaboratively planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating instructional, professional, and entrepreneurial programs in the Division. The Dean works closely with the Vice President of Instruction, faculty, and staff to deliver integrated instructional programs in the Division. The Dean is responsible for improving, expanding, and delivering innovative Career Education (CE) for all students.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Master’s or above or Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the equivalent
• Experience in budget development and management
• Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
• Teaching experience and a minimum of one year experience as an administrator in a post-secondary instructional or related field

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Evidence of planning, implementing, and assessing innovative programs through partnerships with businesses and the community
2. Ability to foster innovation in instructional programs for business and workforce
3. Evidence of involvement, initiative, and leadership in instructional activities
4. Ability to articulate the unique needs of a Division with multiple CE programs
5. Knowledge of all the programs in the Division
6. Ability to direct the development of student learning outcomes and their assessments and using the results to improve student learning
7. Ability to improve student success and retention through effective services and programs
8. Skill in providing leadership, direction, and support to academic and classified staff within the assigned programs and services
9. Ability to motivate and encourage others to work constructively and cooperatively to achieve and sustain a student-centered learning environment
10. Skill in providing leadership for appropriate integration of learning technologies and pedagogy into instructional programs and activities
11. Skill in effectively managing budgets and coordinating the use of facilities
12. Skill in coordinating the writing, implementation, and reporting of grant applications
13. Ability to work effectively as part of a team
14. Skill in effectively managing faculty and staff
15. Skill in interpersonal communication, professional relations, and conflict resolution with students, staff, faculty, and the public
16. Ability to promote and adhere to the principles of participatory governance
17. Ability to ensure timely and accurate preparation and submission of comprehensive reports as required
18. Ability to solve, organize, and resolve issues (for example: facilities planning, faculty schedules, student learning, etc.)
19. Ability to collaborate about learning support resource efforts across and among various programs to support student success
20. Skill in communicating respectfully, sensitively, and effectively with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications: • Five years of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment • Knowledge of Perkins and Strong Workforce Grant guidelines • Experience in enrollment management

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 04/05/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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