Associate Dean - Career and Technical Education (CTE)

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Coastline Community College


Associate Dean - Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Job# 12-C-18

Salary: $110,246.00 - $146,517.00 Annually

Deadline: 04/24/18


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Coastline Community College (CCC) is seeking a full-time, categorically funded, Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education (CTE) starting in the Summer of 2018.  This assignment works closely with the Dean of Instruction for Business and CTE assisting with grant implementation and management including planning, reporting, organizing, directing, and coordinating CTE programs and grant activities for the college. The successful candidate will provide direction for grant-related activities such as instructional support services, curriculum, events, outreach, and deliverables that meet the needs of a highly diverse student population.


Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates career and technical education programs and grant activities for a college within the District. Provides direction for instructional support services such as grant related curriculum, activities and deliverables that meet the needs of a highly diverse student population.


Distinguishing Career Features 

The Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education (CTE) reports to the Dean of Instruction for Business and Career and Technical Education. Responsible for oversight of grant activities, faculty grant assignments and reporting for various local and regional grants; including but not limited to: Strong Workforce, Perkins grants' and other grant activities managed by the CTE Office.  (these are essential duties/responsibilities)


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Provides management and leadership for program development as it relates to grant activities including tracking, additions, modifications, and deletions to degrees and certificates.   Oversees and provides analysis of programs and multi-year grant activities and deliverables.  

• Prepares or reviews documents for program and course development in working with faculty to produce accurate schedules, catalog information, and program publicity. 

• Maintains up-to-date knowledge of new developments and innovations in community colleges and higher education.  Recommends changes to maintain relevance of programs and their activities. 

• Provides leadership for faculty and staff development and learning opportunities that enhance effectiveness in the teaching and learning processes.   Provides leadership support in the development and assessment of course, and program learning outcomes. 

• Works cooperatively with other administrators and managers to coordinate programs and services to meet student needs.  Resolves conflicts and issues within and among academic sections.  

• Collaborates with Research and Institutional Effectiveness to plan collect and assess data to support grant activities and reporting. 

• Develops, recommends, and monitors grant funded budgets and efficiently manages resources/budgets and maximizes financial resources based on approved funding.  Ensures that program and financial reports are accurately prepared, reviewed, and submitted on a timely basis. 

• Establishes standards, supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned personnel.  

• Maintains operational standards to provide high quality service to students and colleagues.  Provides managerial support to a climate that promotes and expects innovation, cross-cultural effectiveness. 

• Remains current on legislation and regulations affecting assigned grants to adjust programs and/or services to assure compliance. 

• Represents the District in professional development and advocacy settings at the local, state and federal levels. 

• Participates on committees, task forces, and special assignments such as and not limited to instructional program review processes.  

• Participates in the selection of faculty and staff. 

• Facilitates, participates, and develops meeting materials for committees, task forces, and special work groups as assigned. 

• Provides direction to faculty, managers, and staff in instructional support and grant activities.

• Coordinates and oversees report development for internal planning (e.g. District CTE Program Review). 

• Assist in developing business and industry partnerships in support of grant activities. 

• Learns, interprets, and applies State Education Code, Government Code, and other federal and state regulations aligned with program deliverables. 

• Performs other related duties as required to support the objectives of the position.


Qualifications and Physical Demands

Knowledge and Skills:

The position requires advanced specialized knowledge of career and technical education (CTE) programs, program development and evaluation.  Requires knowledge of assessment techniques and instructional support services.  Requires demonstrated experience working with internal and external grant funded sources. Requires advanced knowledge and experience in developing and managing budgets. Requires advanced knowledge of the Education Code and other administrative regulations in order to apply and subsequently review programs.  Requires knowledge and understanding of the philosophy and objectives of the community college as well as management principles and practices necessary to supervise staff and achieve program objectives.  Requires knowledge of college-level educational programs, grants administration, community organizations, and other programs designed to meet the needs of students with diverse cultural, ethnic, social, disability, and language handicaps.  -Requires knowledge of and skill at using computers, common office productivity software, and specialized programs for grant management and reporting activities.  Requires advanced knowledge of current principles, trends, and methods in research to measure financial and statistical outcomes, Requires well-developed professional and interpersonal communication skills to prepare reports and professional correspondence, Requires well-developed human relations skills to conduct performance reviews, deliver formal presentations, and convey technical information to a wide variety of audiences. 


Requires the ability to develop and implement a plan of accountability for program objectives, state, and federal regulations.  Requires the ability to assess and link student-centered programs and services to student learning and retention outcomes.  Requires the ability to create, analyze and disseminate statistical reports that reflect and support program deliverables and outcomes. Requires the ability to apply the regulations of the Education Code, state and federal laws. Requires the ability to implement, evaluate, and develop training programs and curriculum.  Requires the ability to be a fair-minded, ethical, and honest leader to administer program guidelines.  Requires the ability to embrace change and emerging approaches to delivering student learning and program implementation.  Requires a passion for continuous learning and self-improvement.  Requires the ability to organize, plan, develop, and write new programs, develop new concepts, analyze outcomes, and prepare clear and concise reports.  Requires the ability to guide and motivate others toward goal achievement. Requires the ability to direct and facilitate development of personal and team perspectives, and develop and deliver training programs.  Requires the ability to develop and monitor budgets and maximize financial resources.  Requires understanding, sensitivity, and commitment to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.  Requires the ability to work cooperatively and productively with internal and external constituencies.  Requires the ability to advocate for shared governance, collegiality, staff cohesiveness, and for the core values of the institution.

Education and Experience:

The position requires one of the following:


Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited institution and one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment. 

Possession of a valid California Community College Credential authorizing administrative service at the community college level.

Or, any combination of the education and experience that is at least equivalent to the above (requires Application of Equivalency)

Licenses and Certificates:

May require a valid driver license.


Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer 




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Job No: 12-C-18
Posted: 3/28/2018
Application Due: 4/24/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $110,246.00 - $146,517.00 Annually