Dean, Arts

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Dean, Arts Position Number: 201314973 Department: Arts Division Job Category: Management Time (Percent Time): 100% Term (months/year): 12 months/year Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., 5 days, 40 hours (varies) Salary Range: M-21 Salary: Steps 1-6: $159,564 - $173,556 annually Shift Differential: Open Date: 04/18/2019 Initial Screening Date: 05/08/2019 Open Until Filled: Yes Application Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on May 8, 2018 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu 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 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.

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.

Basic Function/Overview:

DEFINITION
Under administrative direction, plans, organizes, controls, and provides administrative direction and oversight for all operations, activities, programs, and services of the Arts Department; oversees department-wide educational planning and program development in accordance with missions, goals, and objectives of the District and department; coordinates assigned academic 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; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Vice President, Instruction in areas of expertise.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
(Illustrative Only)
1. Assumes full management responsibility for all Arts academic programs, services, and activities.
2. Develops, directs, and coordinates the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department; establishes, within District policy, appropriate budget, service, and staffing levels.
3. Oversees and is responsible for department-wide educational planning and program development in accordance with missions, goals, and objectives of the District and department; oversees administration and monitoring of assigned department programs and services to ensure compliance with established curriculum and content standards and requirements; develops, analyzes, and implements curriculum standards to meet student needs; oversees development and implementation of new courses, programs, and instructional activities.
4. Oversees the coordination of communications, personnel, resources, curriculum, schedules, and information to meet the instructional needs of the Arts Department and enhance the educational effectiveness of assigned programs and services.
5. Manages, develops, and administers the department’s annual budget; participates in identification of and application for external funding sources, including developing industry partnerships; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; directs the monitoring of and approves expenditures; directs and implements adjustments as necessary.
6. Selects, trains, motivates, and directs department personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
7. Oversees the overall quality of the department’s services by developing, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements, educational standards, and District needs; continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors the distribution of work, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change.
8. Conducts faculty review, including four-year probationary evaluation process, class visitations, and administrative evaluations.
9. Oversees programs and activities to enhance faculty and administrative understanding of education practices, curriculum standards, and instructional strategies related to Arts Department programs and services.
10. Oversees and participates in reviewing faculty curriculum and provides technical advice on changes and modifications to curriculum; works with faculty on curriculum development and transfer articulation proposals.
11. Oversees and participates in reviewing Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) and assessments; advises faculty and provides feedback and recommendations; provides technical training to faculty on SLO development and assessment procedures and guidelines; develops and updates reports tracking the progress and status of curriculum, SLO, and assessment for all courses and programs within the department.
12. Provides consultation and technical expertise to administrators, faculty, staff, students, outside agencies, and others concerning department operations and activities; provides detailed and technical information concerning department programs, services, curriculum, and courses.
13. Coordinates department programs, services, and communications between administrators faculty, staff, other departments and divisions, outside agencies, governmental agencies, students, and the public; establishes and maintains partnerships in support of department activities.
14. Oversees and participates in conducting a variety of analytical and operational studies regarding departmental and programmatic activities; prepares comprehensive technical records and reports, identifies alternatives, and makes and justifies recommendations.
15. Ensures mandated reports are submitted according to established timelines.
16. Advises, provides expert guidance, and prepares and delivers presentations on issues pertaining to the Arts Department.
17. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and various District committees and advisory boards; stays abreast of new trends and innovations related to the area of assignment.
18. Directs and facilitates the preparation and maintenance of a variety of records and departmental files.
19. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect District or departmental operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required.
20. Prepares, reviews, and presents staff reports, various management and information updates, and reports on special projects as assigned by the Vice President, Instruction.
21. Responds to difficult and sensitive student and faculty inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.
22. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and District policies. Attends District mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevents 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.
23. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Other Duties:

Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

Knowledge of:
1. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and the 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 related to Arts academic programs and services.
4. Instructional techniques and strategies related to Arts academic programs and services.
5. Technical, legal, financial, and public relations issues associated with the management of District academic 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:

Skills & Abilities to:
1. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the department and assigned program areas.
2. Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the department 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.
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 departmental programs, projects, and administrative activities.
9. Conduct effective negotiations and effectively represent the department in meetings with governmental agencies and various educational, businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
10. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
11. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
12. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
13. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
14. Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
15. Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
16. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
17. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
18. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Minimum Qualifications/ Education & Experience:

Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Equivalent to a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major coursework in any academic discipline and five (5) years increasingly responsible leadership experience of instructional programs and services.
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in one of the art disciplines is preferred.

Equivalencies: Preferred Qualifications: License(s) & Other Requirements:

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Employees 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.

Official offers of employment are made by the Mt. San Antonio College Office of 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 fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by the Office of Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.

Examination Requirements: Working Environment: Physical Demands: Hazards: 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. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

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: http://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/2014ASRFinal.pdf

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.

Typing Certificate Requirements: 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].

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.

Inquiries/Contact:

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:

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 as soon as possible 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 closing 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

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:

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

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Optional & Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Transcripts to Meet Required Qualifications
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