Dean, Technology and Health

Job description

Dean, Technology and Health

Mt. San Antonio College

Job Category: Management

Employee Group:

Time (Percent Time): 100%

Term (months/year): 12 months/year

Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Salary Range: M-21

Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $155,352 - $168,972 annually

Shift Differential:

Health & Welfare: The College contributes $7,930 toward annual premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan. Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change.

Department: Technology & Health Division

Open Date: 03/23/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Basic Function/Overview:
Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, controls, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all operations, activities, programs, and services of the Technology and Health Division; oversees division-wide educational planning and program development in accordance with missions, goals, and objectives of the District and Division; coordinates assigned academic departments and programs with other District divisions, departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among District divisions and departments and with various public and private groups; oversees program reviews, curriculum development, faculty hiring and evaluation; ensures compliance with California Community College shared governance and collegial consultation laws, regulations, and practices; ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including guidance provided by the California Community College Office of the Chancellor; ensures compliance with District, Division, and departmental policies and procedures; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Vice President, Instruction in areas of expertise.

Receives administrative direction from the Vice President, Instruction. The work provides for a wide variety of independent decision-making, within legal and general policy and regulatory guidelines. Exercises general direction and supervision over faculty, professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of management and supervision.

This is a Dean classification that oversees, controls, and directs all academic functions, programs, and activities of the Technology and Health Division, including short- and long-term educational planning and development, and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and programs. This class provides assistance to the Vice President, Instruction in a variety of administrative, management, analytical, and liaison capacities. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of education policy and District functions and activities and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the division with those of other divisions, departments, and outside agencies and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the division. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing division planning, goals, and objectives and for furthering District goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1. Plan, organize, control, and direct designated operations, activities, programs, and services of the Technology and Health Division; assist in establishing and maintaining division timelines and priorities; ensure related activities comply with established standards, requirements, grant specifications, laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.
2. Assume full management responsibility for all Technology and Health academic functions, programs, services, and activities.
3. Develop, direct, and coordinate the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the division; establishes, within District policy, appropriate budget, service, and staffing levels.
4. Oversee and be responsible for division-wide educational planning and program development in accordance with missions, goals, and objectives of the District and division; oversee administration and monitoring of assigned division programs and services to ensure compliance with established curriculum and content standards and requirements; develop, analyze, and implement curriculum standards to meet student needs; oversee development and implementation of new courses, programs, and instructional activities.
5. Coordinate and direct communications, personnel, resources, curriculum, schedules, and information to meet the instructional needs of the Technology and Health Division and enhance the educational effectiveness of assigned programs and services.
6. Manage, develop, and administer the division’s annual budget; participate in identification of and application for external grant funding sources, including developing industry partnerships; direct the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; direct the monitoring of and approval of expenditures; direct and implement adjustments as necessary.
7. Select, train, motivate, and direct division personnel; evaluate and review work for acceptability and conformance with division standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; work with employees on performance issues; implement discipline and termination procedures; respond to staff questions and concerns.
8. Contribute to the overall quality of the division’s service by developing, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements, educational standards, and District needs; continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor the distribution of work, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change.
9. Contribute, oversee, and conduct faculty reviews, including four-year probationary evaluation process, class visitations, and administrative evaluations in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, collective bargaining agreement requirements, and District policies and practices.
10. Coordinate activities to enhance faculty and administrative understanding of education practices, curriculum standards, and instructional strategies related to Technology and Health Division programs and services.
11. Review faculty curriculum and provide technical advice on changes and modifications to curriculum; work with faculty on curriculum development and transfer articulation proposals.
12. Oversee and participate in reviewing Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) and assessments; advise faculty and provide feedback and recommendations; provide technical training to faculty on SLO development and assessment procedures and guidelines; develop and update reports tracking the progress and status of curriculum, SLO, and assessment for all courses and programs within the division.
13. Provide consultation and technical expertise to administrators, faculty, staff, students, outside agencies, and others concerning division operations and activities; provide detailed and technical information concerning division programs, services, curriculum, and courses.
14. Coordinate division programs, services, and communications between administrators, faculty, staff, other divisions and departments (including non-credit), outside agencies, governmental agencies, students, and the public; establish and maintain regional partnerships with K-12 and community colleges in support of division activities.
15. Participate actively in the Los Angeles Orange County Regional Consortium.
16. Conduct a variety of analytical and operational studies regarding division and programmatic activities; prepare comprehensive technical records and reports, identify alternatives, and make and justify recommendations.
17. Collaborate, manage, and work on meeting Strong Workforce Program metrics for Career Technical Education.
18. Chair meetings of Career Technical Education deans/associate deans.
19. Ensure mandated reports are submitted according to established timelines.
20. Advise, provide expert guidance, and prepare and deliver presentations on issues pertaining to the Technology and Health Division.
21. Attend and participate in professional group meetings and various District committees and advisory boards; stay abreast of new trends and innovations related to the area of assignment.
22. Direct and facilitate the preparation and maintenance of a variety of records and division files.
23. Monitor changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect District or division operations; implement policy and procedural changes as required.
24. Prepare, review, and present staff reports, various management and information updates, and reports on special projects as assigned by the Vice President, Instruction.
25. Respond to difficult and sensitive student and faculty inquiries and complaints and assist with resolutions and alternative recommendations.
26. Provide a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), as provided by applicable law and District policies. Attend District mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevent discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who bring these complaints forward through recognizing and reporting possible incidents to the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources.
27. Learn and apply emerging technologies, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:

Assumes leadership and performs other duties within the Division and the College as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation and supervision of staff, either directly or through subordinate levels of supervision.
2. Budget development, administrative practices, and organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
3. Principles, practices, procedures, and techniques involved in development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum standards and instructional programs, services, plans, strategies, processes, systems, projects, courses, goals, and objectives.
4. Curriculum standards, requirements, assessments, and instructional techniques and strategies related to Technology and Health academic functions, programs, and services.
5. Technical, legal, financial, and public relations issues associated with the management of District academic departments and programs.
6. Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, regulatory codes, ordinances, and procedures relevant to assigned programs, projects, and operations.
7. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
8. Principles and procedures of record keeping, technical report writing, and preparation of correspondence and presentations.
9. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications.
10. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
11. Techniques for effectively representing the District in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
12. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and District staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.

Skills and Abilities:

1. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the division and assigned functions and program areas.
2. Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the division and the District.
3. Prepare and administer large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
4. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations; specifically including California Community College laws and regulations, guidance provided by the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, and District policies, procedures, and practices.
5. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of management, supervisory, professional, and technical personnel; delegate authority and responsibility.
6. Select, train, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures.
7. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
8. Effectively administer a variety of division and departments programs, projects, and administrative activities
9. Direct, participate, coordinate, manage, monitor and analyze the development and implementation of Career Technical Education state, and federal grants.
10. Conduct effective negotiations and effectively represent the division in meetings with governmental agencies and various educational, businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
11. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
12. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
13. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
14. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical deadlines.
15. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications.
16. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
17. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
18. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
19. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
20. Manage effectively in an academic environment that values shared governance and collegial consultation.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:

Equivalent to a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major coursework in any academic discipline and five (5) full-time equivalent years increasingly responsible experience involving leadership of instructional programs and services.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the following areas is strongly preferred:
1. Teaching as a full time faculty member in a community college or equivalent experience at the lower division level which included: a) program review, b) faculty hiring, c) curriculum development, d) peer evaluation, and e) building consensus with peers and multiple stakeholders (such as Academic Senate and other faculty leaders) to develop and implement programs and services that improve student outcomes
2. Experience related to Career Technical Programs
3. Developing and maintaining productive regional partnerships with local community colleges, K-12, and industry
4. Working collaboratively with non-credit partners in areas such as program pathways
5. Overseeing local or regional Strong Workforce Program projects

License(s) & Other Requirements:
Incumbents may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Working Environment:
Incumbents work in an office and classroom environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing division and department policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and classroom setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.


Instructions re: Confidential Letter of Recommendation:

Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources.

Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here:

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Examination Requirements:

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Application Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on April 25, 2018 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. Three (3) letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected]

TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.


Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.


Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected]

Selection Procedure:
A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview. Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or his designee for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees’ approval. The start date will follow Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at to complete and submit your application for this position.

Letters of Recommendation

The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the reference’s name and email address in the fields provided under the “Confidential References” section of the application.

NOTICE: In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of “Under Review by HR”. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the initial screening date shown on the job posting.

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Conflict of Interest

Cancel RTF Policy:
We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position.

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Posted: 3/26/2018
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