Dean of Academic Support & Learning Technologies

San Mateo
Mar 16, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

Dean of Academic Support & Learning Technologies

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014566S

Department: Academic Support & LT CSM (DEPT)

Location: College of San Mateo

Position Number: 4A0027

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 Academic Support & Learning Technologies is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating instructional student support and professional development programs designed to ensure student success. The Dean of Academic Support & Learning Technologies works closely with the Vice President of Instruction, the Vice President of Student Services, faculty, and staff to deliver integrated instructional programs, including the Learning Center and discipline-specific learning support centers, Library, Middle College High School, learning communities, distance education, basic skills programs, professional development initiatives, and other college-wide student success programs. The Dean of Academic Support & Learning Technologies is responsible for improving, expanding and delivering innovative and successful programs which promote student success.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Master’s degree or above from an accredited institution or the equivalent
• One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment
• 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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of and/or experience with federal regulations, Title 5/Education Code, California regulatory agencies, accreditation requirements, and collective bargaining practices
2. Knowledge and understanding of learning assistance programs and learning-centered strategies for adult learners
3. Knowledge or familiarity with library and learning center services
4. Knowledge or familiarity with learning technologies and distance education
5. Knowledge or experience with establishing and managing basic skills programs
6. Knowledge or experience with state-wide professional development initiatives and best practices
7. Knowledge or experience with learning communities, Middle or Early College, or other student learning programs
8. Knowledge or experience with directing the development of student learning outcomes and their assessments and using the results to improve student learning
9. Ability to improve student success and retention through effective services and programs
10. Ability to foster innovation in instructional programs
11. Ability to provide leadership, direction, and support to academic and classified staff within the assigned programs and services
12. Ability to motivate and encourage others to work constructively and cooperatively to achieve and sustain a student-centered learning environment
13. Skill in providing leadership for appropriate integration of learning technologies and pedagogy into instructional programs and activities, including distance education
14. Skill in effectively managing budgets and coordinating the use of facilities
15. Skill in coordinating the writing, implementation, and reporting of grant applications
16. Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, faculty, and the public
17. Ability to work effectively as part of a team
18. Skill in effectively managing faculty and staff
19. Skill in interpersonal communication, professional relations, and conflict resolution
20. Ability to promote and adhere to the principles of participatory governance
21. Ability to ensure timely and accurate preparation and submittal of comprehensive reports as required

Preferred Qualifications: Teaching experience and a minimum of one year experience as an administrator in post-secondary instruction or related field.

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: 04/26/2018

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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