ASSOCIATE DEAN OF HUMANITIES
El Camino College
ASSOCIATE DEAN OF HUMANITIES
Close Date: January 14, 2019
Complete job description and application available online at: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic
Under the direction of the Dean, the Associate Dean will assist in the administration of the Humanities Division with the development, oversight and operations of the division and its academic programs. The Humanities Division is the largest academic division on campus; it offers at least 400 sections per semester and manages 160 faculty. The Associate Dean will work closely with the Dean to provide development and assessment of student learning outcomes. The supervision of division personnel, the handling of student issues & the preparation of correspondence and reports will be among the Associate Dean’s principal duties. The position will require evening & weekend activities.
The Humanities Division, the largest division on campus, comprises the disciplines of English, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages, Journalism & Library Information Science. The Humanities Division also houses the Writing Center which services students campus wide in one-on-one tutoring sessions to help students understand assignments and to work with them on pre-writing, essay writing, and grammar review. Our award-winning Journalism program offers both print and electronic publications. Humanities faculty frequently participate in the Study Abroad program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist the Dean with leading the assigned division.
Work directly with diverse faculty and staff to support the efforts of the Dean in the development and maintenance of academic programs, curriculum and schedules.
Address student petitions, complaints and requests in accordance with El Camino College policies.
Recommend and participate in the development of policy, as necessary, for the District to implement, evaluate, augment, and respond outreach and non-traditional programs and services and needs.
Directly interact with students, faculty, staff, and advisory councils and/or groups.
Represent the Dean in his or her absence at college meetings, committees, and other official functions.
Work closely with applicable stakeholders in developing proposals for grants and contract support. Organize committees for hiring faculty and staff and ensuring compliance with District personnel policies, procedures, and practices.
Assist the Dean with supervising and evaluating faculty and staff.
Handle personnel issues and adjudicate faculty, staff and student concerns.
Work cooperatively with other administrators and supervisors to coordinate programs and services to meet student needs, and resolve conflicts and issues within the division and between
Perform assigned program management responsibilities.
Assist the Dean with managing the division’s fiscal resources responsibly. Assist with developing division long-range plans, goals, and objectives. Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Must understand and practice the principles of administration and supervision. Be able to plan and organize work.
Assess and evaluate programs and personnel.
Effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Work cooperatively with others.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a Master’s degree or the equivalent* and three full-time years of post-secondary teaching experience and one year of formal training, leadership or leadership experience related to the administrator’s assignment.
Must be sensitive to and have an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds of students, and of persons with disabilities.
*Equivalency to be determined using the El Camino College District Board Policy 4119 – Equivalence to the Minimum Qualifications.
The starting salary ranges from $115,869 to $134,340 (Annually). Excellent fringe benefits are included.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position is designated as regular, full-time, twelve-month, academic administrator. The position will require evening & weekend activities. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32- hour workweeks during the summer. Work schedule is Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
*Applicants selected for an interview will be given an additional writing assignment to be completed on the day of the interview.
Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, provide current tuberculosis test results, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.
Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:
1) Online application: https://elcamino.igreentree.com/css_academic
2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.
3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.
4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America 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. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:
Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date.
If you should need assistance please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3478 or visit the office between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online. If you need assistance, you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3478 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.
Closing Date: Monday, January 14, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.
El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.