Dean of Planning, Research, Innovation, and Effectiveness (PRIE)

San Mateo
Mar 19, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

Dean of Planning, Research, Innovation, and Effectiveness (PRIE)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014569S

Department: Research / Planning / IE CAÑ (DEPT)

Location: Cañada College

Position Number: 3A0016

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.

The position is responsible to the President and serves as the college administrator responsible for planning, developing, reacting, and conducting institutional planning, assessment, and evaluation of institutional effectiveness. The position is responsible for developing and executing a sustainable strategy for the overall college innovation vision that supports student success and institutional effectiveness, and that allows the college to respond rapidly to changes in the external environment. The position oversees and implements planning and institutional effectiveness activities to positively impact student outcomes; oversees and coordinates implementation of the college Strategic and Master Plans and provides leadership in other major planning and strategic innovation efforts. In addition, the position is responsible for the conceptualization, design, execution, and coordination of research at the college level to support the planning and evaluation of all programs and services through the continuing assessment of student needs and analysis of student outcomes and for providing information and strategic direction that will assist the college in improving student success. The Dean will be joining a leadership team that is expected to uphold values of social justice and equity, and be committed to a “Students First” philosophy.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Master’s degree or above or equivalent AND one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment, which may or may not be concurrent with the required full-time service OR possession of a California Community College Supervisor Credential
• Demonstrated cultural competence, 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
• Proficiency with contemporary research and planning software

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Successful work experience demonstrating leadership, research experience, and knowledge of planning, research, and assessment activities in a college or university, or closely related setting.
2. Formal education or training in research, assessment and/or planning, particularly related to higher education.
3. Knowledge of electronic and print research resources relative to educational research.
4. Knowledge of computer software available for various research, tracking, reporting, and documentation activities.
5. Skill in research and strategic planning technology and methodologies, including facilitation of group planning activities.
6. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective educational and planning partnerships.
7. Skill in oral communication, including persuasive communication and public speaking.
8. Skill in written communication, including WASC and other formal report composition.
9. Skill in conducting comprehensive research on a variety of topic areas, particularly related to education.
10. Skill in respectful and sensitive communication with people who are diverse in their academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds.
11. Ability to supervise, manage, and evaluate staff.
12. Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

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: 04/20/2018

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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