Director of Student Services - SEC

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Director of Student Services - SEC

MiraCosta College

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Discipline or Department: Student Services

Position Type: Administrator

Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: starting at $96,141 per year on the Executive/Administrative/Managerial 2017/2018 salary schedule

Working Hours: One regular, full-time, unrestricted, overtime exempt position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year, at the San Elijo Campus. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation. The primary work location will be in the Student Center on the San Elijo Campus (SEC). The incumbent in this position may be required to work nights and weekends, depending on programmatic needs.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Apply and submit application materials through MiraCosta College's online application system at Once you are in the system, we strongly advise you to read the information on "How to Apply" and the FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) before starting the application process.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system, finish applying and receive a confirmation number by 11:59 PM on the closing date:

1. Administrator Position Application on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how you meet the representative duties and desirable qualifications.

3. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated above. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation. If your degree(s)/coursework is from a college or university anywhere outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. A partial list of agencies can be found at Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree. NOTE: When you "APPLY FOR THIS POSTING," you will eventually be asked to answer the Supplemental Questions listed below. Your answers will appear at the bottom of the application form.

- MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We strive to be a model for equity and inclusion, effectively supporting students from diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds who possess a range of abilities, academic preparation, and life experiences. Please describe what qualifications and/or experiences have prepared you to contribute to the fulfillment of the College's goals for equity and inclusion.

- Define student success.

- Explain the student development theories that inform your work with college students.

- Describe your experience collaborating with instruction/academic affairs to provide a holistic approach to student development and engagement.

The screening and interview committee will review application materials approximately three (3) weeks following the closing date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon the following: successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; submission of a current tuberculosis clearance certificate; proof of eligibility to work in the United States; fingerprint clearance; and Board of Trustees approval.

Individuals with qualified disabilities who need accommodation with any aspect of the application and/or interview process should contact Human Resources at 760.795.6854 at least five (5) days prior to the closing date.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.

Basic Function and Other Details:
Under general supervision, will be responsible for student life, administer student conduct, facilitate student grievance and complaint process and be a liaison for other student services available to meet the needs of students at San Elijo Campus (SEC). Will be responsible for administering outreach and recruitment events.

Representative Duties:
(E = essential job function)

1) Serve as the primary point of contact for day-to-day student services operations at the San Elijo Campus (SEC); manage the operational activities of the Student Center; act as Planning Coordinator and/or Alternate Incident Commander for the San Elijo Emergency Response Team. (E)

2) Oversee and administer student life at SEC; proactively assess and advocate for student support services at SEC; communicate college activities, policies, and administrative decisions to students, faculty, staff, and community members; refer students to community organizations and social service agencies for assistance as appropriate. (E)

3) Provide student leadership development training, student government advising, and student organization coordination; advise, train, counsel, and supervise a diverse group of student leaders; advise and guide faculty and staff advisors of recognized student organizations. (E)

4) Serve as the primary point of contact and responsible for student discipline and grievances at SEC. (E)

5) Facilitate conflict resolution for faculty, staff, students, and the community.

6) Conduct new student orientations.

7) Identify, develop, and implement studies and analysis of student services which are consistent with the mission of the College and which meet the evolving needs of the community and its students. (E)

8) Develop and provide in-service programs and activities to promote learning, awareness, communication and personal and professional growth. (E)

9) Advise students in the development, review, and enforcement of Associated Students documents, including policies and procedures.

10) Administer policies and procedures related to student services. (E)

11) Administer and implement co-curricular events for students, community, faculty and staff. (E)

12) Coordinate and provide workshops (transfer, student discipline, role of community colleges, etc.) for students, faculty, staff, and community members. (E)

13) Assist in selection, training and supervision of SEC Student Ambassadors and student workers. (E)

14) In cooperation with the Dean of the San Elijo Campus, provide leadership in marketing and student recruitment activities for SEC; represent the college in community groups, educational organizations, and other professional organizations; act on behalf of the Dean of the San Elijo Campus in his/her absence as it relates to any site administration duties. (E)

15) Perform related duties as assigned.

Type of Benefits:
Full benefit package which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; other optional coverages; and membership in the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS).

Minimum Qualifications:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1. A master's degree or the equivalent.
(To view MiraCosta College's equivalency guidelines for classified positions go to AND

2. One year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the director's assignment. (NOTE: For work experience, a "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.)

Desirable Qualifications:
1. A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's degree and two (2) years of experience. 2. Demonstrated experience working in student life, student activities, student engagement, student involvement, student leadership and/or student government in a higher education setting. 3. Strong planning, organizational, facilitation, and rapport building skills. 4. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community members.

Licenses and Other Requirements: Valid California driver license.

Closing Date: 7-3-2018

First Screening Date:

Human Resources Contact Information:
[email protected] or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 114 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, and parts of Camp Pendleton.

MiraCosta offers undergraduate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomanufacturing.

The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving approximately 10,500 students, is located on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, and attracts more than 3,000 students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 2,500 students in the college's noncredit programs including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes. The Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad is part of the college’s Career Education Department. It offers our local community members the opportunity to enhance their lives and their careers with low-cost, hassle-free classes, workshops, and programs, as well as certificate programs to train skilled workers in industries such as high-tech manufacturing, maritime technology, and emerging technologies. The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) located at the TCI provides resources, workshops, and leadership programs for small businesses and serves all of North San Diego and Imperial Counties. The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), also located at the TCI, provides entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, and mentoring, as well as referrals for eligible veterans and military spouses owning or considering starting a small business enterprise in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego and Imperial Counties.





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Posted: 6/13/2018
Application Due: 7/4/2018
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