Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness

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* Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness

SALARY: $9,954.00 - $11,340.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 02/01/19
CLOSING DATE: 04/01/19 11:59 PM

To ensure consideration, apply by April 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM
Anticipated start date: July 2019.

Monterey Peninsula College is seeking an outstanding and diverse pool of applicants interested in working in a dynamic and collaborative environment changing to meet the needs of the students, the community and the state.

Monterey Peninsula College is seeking an Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness to lead the District's collaborative work to create a culture that effectively uses planning and assessment to increase student success. This position will play a key leadership role in helping the District meet the ACCJC Standards related to planning and institutional effectiveness and addressing the recommendations.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Superintendent/President, the Dean of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness is an educational administrator and oversees the District's coordination and integration of research, strategic planning, student learning and service area outcomes assessment, program review, and resource allocation to ensure institutional effectiveness.

The Dean provides vision and leadership for the implementation and assessment of continuous quality improvement efforts and accountability measures related to institutional accreditation. The Dean is responsible for integrated planning and implementing strategies that provide direction for educational planning, enrollment management, institutional effectiveness, and institutional outcomes.
Essential Functions
• Oversee the District's planning, including the integration of the educational master plan, enrollment planning, technology plan, facilities plan, human resources staffing plan, and other major strategic initiatives at the college to further institutional outcomes and effectiveness.

• Evaluate and implement planning processes and key performance indicators.

• Prepare scorecard reports identifying progress in achieving strategic initiatives, objectives and goals.

• Ensure that fundamental planning information in support of institutional decision making is provided to the appropriate committees, work groups and staff.

• Participate in the development of college enrollment and FTES targets based on financial and enrollment goals.

• Provide direction and establish priorities for Institutional Research to ensure that data is available to use across the institution to make informed decisions.

• Ensure data analyses and reports required for thoughtful participation and communication are provided to appropriate groups in a timely manner.

• Promote a culture of data literacy and fluency to further institutional effectiveness.

• Identify and collect institutional benchmark data and provide reports that align with state initiatives including performance-based funding.

• Prepare, publish, and present an annual institutional effectiveness report.

• Coordinate the program review process for the District, including the maintenance of an institutional inventory of program review reports and a calendar of program review schedules and statuses.

• Support program review efforts by providing data and training for administrators, faculty and staff.

• Maintain and post all program review information on the District website.

• Communicate process details and deadlines.

• Assist administrators, faculty and staff to develop research questions to analyze Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs), Service Area Outcomes (SAOs) and the determination of their effectiveness in helping students and service areas achieve their desired outcomes.

• Provide leadership for the development of SLOs and SAOs within the areas of responsibility throughout the District.

• Work with appropriate administrators, faculty and staff to provide overall accountability for SLOs and SAOs development and assessment.

• Maintain SLOs and SAOs information on the District website.

• Promote technological resources (e.g., software such as TracDat) to facilitate student learning outcomes assessment, program review, planning, resource needs and prioritization.

• Chair and/or serve as a member of various District, state and regional committees and task forces as assigned.

• Develop and administer budgets for areas of responsibility.

• Supervise and evaluate assigned staff; participate in the screening and selection of staff as required; train staff on administrative procedures, services and programs as implemented.

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience
Minimum Qualifications
• Possession of a master's degree from an accredited college or university; and

• One (1) year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment; and

• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

• Previous experience in ACCJC standards and processes.

• Demonstrated ability to lead strategic and/or program planning.

• Understanding of and experience in participatory governance and processes.

• Demonstrated leadership in a campus program, department, division, and/or unit.

• Demonstrated ability to use data to inform decision making and communicate data effectively across campus constituencies.

• Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and accountability for student learning and service area outcome assessment.

• Understanding of institutional research methods and data used in higher education.

Knowledge Of:
Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students; advanced theories, principles, and practices associated with integrated planning and resource allocation, strategic and institutional planning, program review and assessment, enrollment management, evaluation, and research; instructional programs and student support services in higher education; accrediting agencies, such as the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, accreditation standards and the process of accreditation; theories of affecting cultural change; the goals of participatory governance; supervising and evaluating the work of others, employee motivation and training; applicable federal, state, local, and District laws, regulations, policies, and procedures; complex business level English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation; applicable computer software programs; report and presentation writing.

Ability To:
Lead and work collaboratively with administration, faculty and staff to ensure integrated planning of resource allocation, strategic planning, institutional planning, program review, enrollment management, and evaluation; lead and coordinate student learning outcomes assessment, program review, research, and institutional effectiveness; analyze outcomes and prepare clear and concise reports; communicate complex information to a broad audience of stakeholders; mentor others in writing, assessing and analyzing the results of student learning outcomes; develop, train, supervise, evaluate, guide, and direct others; inspire and promote awareness of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students; meet change with innovation to promote and meet the college mission; prepare and monitor a budget for financial effectiveness; plan and organize work to meet established timelines and department schedules; operate a computer and appropriate software programs.

Environment: Busy office environment. Light to moderate physical effort; occasional standing or walking; periodic handling of lightweight parcels up to 15 pounds. Indoor work environment.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work as necessary. Requires evening and weekend responsibility. Required travel to other District locations and occasionally to other locations in the county or state.

Possess or ability to obtain a valid California driver's license and must have an acceptable driving record and current vehicle insurance meeting State of California requirements. A certification for strategic planning, such as from the Society for Colleges and University Planning (SCUP) is desirable.

Salary $9,954­ - $11,340 per month. Placement will be commensurate with background and experience. In addition, a qualified incumbent can earn a doctoral stipend of $247 per month.

Monterey Peninsula College offers excellent employee benefits, ranging from health, dental, vision, life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), and long­-term disability, provides sick leave and contributes to the CalSTRS retirement plan. Monterey Peninsula College contributes to the State Teachers' Retirement System. Participation in tax deferred plans is available.

Applicants must submit the following materials online:
1. A completed District application, including the required diversity statement.

2. A cover letter that describes why you are interested in the position and how your background applies to the major duties of the position (2 pages maximum). Please include your experience as it relates to each of the desirable qualifications and job description.

3. A current resume including educational background, professional experience, professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position.

4. Copies of transcripts from accredited colleges. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers at the applicant's expense.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Please upload your materials as PDF files and use file names that clearly reflect the contents of each attachment.

To apply for this position, please go to and click on the link for "Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions." Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an "apply" button immediately above the announcement to the right.

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account login information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and other required documents.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling (831)645-1341.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:
Elisa Judy
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College 831-645-1392
[email protected]

Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by phone approximately 2-4 weeks following the application deadline. Initial interviews are held on campus and tentatively scheduled for the month of April 2019. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment
Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, Risk Assessment or verification of a negative TB exam, proof of fingerprints taken via Live Scan to the Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

About the College
Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.

Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world-class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.

Monterey Peninsula College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation and contact information for the Commission can be found

ACCJC reaffirmed Monterey Peninsula College's accreditation in June 2018. MPC's accreditation evaluation site visit occurred in October 2016.

For information about course offerings, please see the Monterey Peninsula College catalog and class schedules:

For a history of the development of the Education Center at Marina:

For Institutional Research: information/institutional-research

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Posted: 2/7/2019
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