Director, Student Equity and Success

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Job Title Director, Student Equity and Success Position Type Management Position Code 3AES01 FTE 1 Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) $93,293 - $110,787/annual Job Location Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551 Department Student Services Job Summary

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Director, Student Equity and Success for Las Positas College in Livermore, California.

The Director, Student Equity and Success is a classified management position designated by the Board of Trustees for the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. The incumbent is responsible for the satisfactory completion and/or coordination of the listed duties and responsibilities either directly or through administrative review. The incumbent is charged by the Board of Trustees with the satisfactory implementation of Board Policy and District procedure, as applicable to the position. In addition, the incumbent is expected to participate in the formulation of District policies by making appropriate recommendations for improvements or additions to policies or procedures through his or her reporting authority and/or by serving on District-wide management councils.

Under general direction, the Director, Student Equity and Success, has principal administrative responsibility for the development, implementation, and evaluation of the college-wide Student Equity & Achievement (SEA) and related initiatives, services and activities. The Director develops and coordinates student equity and achievement initiatives related to the academic, support services, and social needs of students from culturally and socially diverse backgrounds; and manages related special projects. The Director, Student Equity and Success reports to the Vice President, Student Services.

The Director, Student Equity and Success is responsible for developing and implementing short- and long-range plans and strategies to meet the District/College goals and objectives for the development and implementation of a comprehensive Student Equity Plan which will be used for the promotion of student success, outreach, retention, and graduation. Duties are carried out with considerable independence within a framework of policies, administrative guidelines and state laws/codes.

Incumbents must utilize excellent communication skills to effectively facilitate and interact with a wide range of schools, management, administrators, faculty, staff and students while maintaining day-to-day management of Student Equity & Achievement. Incumbents must also possess strong organizational and leadership skills.

This is a grant/categorically funded position. Continuation of this position is contingent upon available funding on a year to year basis.

Representative Duties

1. Responsible for the development of the college-wide Student Equity & Achievement in coordination with the other college categorical programs (Basic Skills, EOPS, DSPS, etc.) and other student support programs and services.

2. Provides leadership in coordinating student equity/success strategies for the College through collaboration with faculty, staff, and administrators.

3. Works closely with the Office of Institutional Research to assist in the development of appropriate evaluative methodology, research, statistical reports, and other outcome measurements to identify disproportionate impact to assess Student Equity & Achievement effectiveness, and to identify future goals and strategies to enhance student equity and success.

4. Assists in the development of, and administers annual budget for assigned area.

5. Reviews, revises, interprets, and implements Board Policies and Procedures related to student equity/success to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and Chancellor’s Office guidelines.

6. Develops training opportunities related to Student Equity & Achievement to faculty, staff, and administrators.

7. Works with community leaders to achieve the College’s mission of serving diverse communities through collaboration, innovation, and partnerships.

8. Identifies funding opportunities and other resources, and prepares proposals to meet College’s student equity/success goals.

9. Selects, supervises, and evaluates staff.

10. Serves on standing and ad hoc committees related to the assignment within and outside of the College and District.

11. Administers special projects that support the student access, retention, and completion goals of the College and District.

12. Foster and promote student development and success in collaboration with faculty, staff, students, and administration in support of Student Equity & Achievement; including any required reporting mandates.

13. Work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administration to assist the campus in achieving enrollment and student success targets as delineated in the Student Equity & Achievement.

14. Provide leadership to reporting staff in developing, monitoring, evaluating and assessing annual program reviews and action plan goals and priorities, to include Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and Service Area Outcomes (SAO’s).

15. Collaborate closely with the personnel in all programming designed to assist students in being fully matriculated to the college.

16. Develop and implement professional development initiatives and training related to Student Equity & Achievement.

17. Collaborate with local service area K-12 administrators and staff to implement and/or sustain projects that generate applicants and support students in transition from schools and the community to the college, including registration events.

18. Develop, monitor, and implement a calendar that systematically coordinates associated Student Equity & Achievement outreach activities between the college and local K-12 schools and community agencies.

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

20. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s Degree in any field from an accredited institution of higher education.

2. One year of experience in educational leadership, student services delivery and accessibility as well as planning, administrative, and coordination skills within a Student Services Program, or related experience that provides the knowledge and skills to perform the job effectively may be qualifying.

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

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

1. California Community College Student Success Act, Student Equity & Achievement (SEA) guidelines and regulations.

2. Principles of communicating and collaborating effectively with diverse students, faculty, staff, and administration.

3. Program Review, Student Learning Outcomes (SLO) and program evaluation process.

4. California Education Code, Title 5, Chancellor’s Office administrative procedures, Federal laws and regulations and other legal parameters that affect the policies and practices of the student success and equity of the District.

5. Standard management practices and principles for classified staff and student employees.

6. Evaluation and statistical methodology for preparation of statistical research and reports.

7. Current research and best practices in student success and equity.

8. Grant proposal writing and special funding resources.

9. Multi-college organizational structure.

10. Budget preparation processes.

11. Current computer operating systems, software applications, and office productivity software.

12. General operating procedures of student services operations.

Ability to:

1. Envision, develop, and maintain short- and long-term strategic student equity/success initiatives.

2. Successfully represent the College and District by communicating both verbally and in writing to large groups of students, faculty and the public.

3. Prepare analytical reports, proposals and other written plans for the College, District, Board of Trustees, Chancellor’s Office and other outside agencies.

4. Lead, manage and train staff in order to accomplish the established goals of the department.

5. Plan, organize, coordinate, and evaluate complex programs and projects.

6. Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with diverse students, faculty, staff and community members in an atmosphere of collegial decision-making and demonstrated consensus-building skills.

7. Understand, communicate, and enforce regulations effectively.

8. Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

Desirable Qualifications

1. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in educational administration, counseling, organizational behavior, or a related field

2. Two years or more of increasingly responsible experience working in a student services program involving the matriculation process, including at least one year of lead or supervisory experience.

3. Community College student support services experience, preferably closely related to Student Equity & Achievement.

4. Demonstrated ability to provide administrative leadership in a college culture that values consultation and collaboration.

5. Familiarity and competency with data collection methodologies, data reporting programs and student success and equity outcomes.

Job Work Schedule Physical Demands and Working Environment

Performance of the duties of this job may include the following physical activities: standing, walking, stooping, reaching and manipulating (lifting, carrying, moving) light to medium weights of 10-30 pounds, sitting for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity for reading numerical figures; good hand-eye coordination; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp; and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read application information. Performance of the duties of this job frequently involves sitting, reaching with hands and arms, talking, and hearing. This position also involves regular travel to various locations.


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number AS286P Open Date 05/28/2019 Close Date 06/20/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

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Documents Needed To Apply Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Personal Qualifications Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts/Credentials
  2. Other Document




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Posted: 5/29/2019
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