Director of Planning, Kinesiology, and Wellness (Temporary)
Posting DetailsPosition Information Posting Number 2014779S Position Title Director of Planning, Kinesiology, and Wellness (Temporary) Location Cañada College Department Kinesiology / Athletics / Dance CAÑ (DEPT) Position Number 3FT025 Percentage of Full Time 100% FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime) Months per Year 12 If other, please specify Min Salary $125,208 (annual) Max Salary $158,616 (annual) Position Type Administrative/Supervisory Positions Posting Text Who We Are
The San Mateo County Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As outlined in the District’s Strategic Plan, “success, equity, and social justice for our students are longstanding goals.” The District’s “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at San Mateo County Community College District, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.The College and the District
Cañada College is part of the San Mateo County Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 11,000 students each academic year. Cañada College has a diverse student population that is a reflection of the communities that is serves. Detailed information about the student population, including data related to student success, can be found on Cañada College’s Office of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE) website.Who We Want
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps. The San Mateo County Community District seeks employees who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.The Position
Reporting to the Vice President of Instruction, the Director of Planning, Kinesiology, and Wellness will need to be able to make decisions that require a high degree of independent judgment and creativity to resolve minor and major problems that may arise in a timely manner. The Director of Planning, Kinesiology, and Wellness works collaboratively with administration, faculty, classified staff, and student assistants as assigned. The individual in this position will also work closely with San Mateo County Community College District (SMCCCD), Office of Facilities Planning. The Director should have a strong background in reading building plans and understanding how to collaborate with the District’s building partners.This is a temporary position through June 30, 2021. Duties and Responsibilities
The duties below are representative of the duties of the classification and are not intended to cover all of the duties performed by the incumbent(s) of any particular position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the scope of work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to this classification.
1. Provides coordination for the Cañada College Health and Wellness Center
2. Works closely with CIP, facilities’ teams, and provides direction as to the programmatic needs of the institution and required programs
3. Works with administration, faculty, and staff across the campus and program staff to partner with organizations to ensure successful implementation of the Health and Wellness Center in accordance with institutional, state, and federal guidelines
4. May involve supervision of a diverse staff assigned to the programs and working closely with District and third party vendors to ensure appropriate services meet the standards of the Center
5. Assesses annual department or program staffing requirements and recommends changes to staffing as required
6. Assists in developing and managing budgets, that may include preparation of federal, state, and local reports ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal expenditure guidelines
7. Leads and participates in the research, preparation, application for, and follow-up procedures required for grants and other external sources of funding
8. Ensures that all information is documented clearly, accurately, and legally
9. Participates in a variety of committees and staff meetings
10. Performs related duties as assignedMinimum Qualifications
• Possession of a Master’s degree or above, preferably in health education, sociology, psychology, counseling, a related social science, science, or health related field or the equivalent
• Two years of increasingly responsible experience in facilities management, building construction, program planning; assessment; implementation and evaluation; staff supervision; grant writing; budget planning and reporting; research and data analysis
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staffKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Knowledge of the procedures required for facilities and operations; experience with budget planning, assessment, and implementation of project management
2. Understanding of and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college
3. Preparation to make numerous presentations on campus, in the community, and to the Board of Trustees
4. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with disadvantaged and underrepresented students
5. Knowledge of a variety of innovative strategies, techniques, and practices to strengthen the Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance departments
6. Demonstrated skill in oral communication, including public speaking and in written communication
7. Skill in implementing both short and long range operational plans and procedures
8. Knowledge of and skill in working under federal, state, and local regulations, policies and procedures and understanding of DSA and other building/construction agencies
9. Proficiency in use of a variety of computer software and database programs related to student and other educational services
10. Knowledge of and experience making appropriate college and community referrals when necessary to the appropriate third-party agenciesPhysical Requirements
This classification requires sitting for long periods of time, pushing and pulling, and visual acuity. The ability to type, use phone, stand intermittently, walk, bend and stoop, occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects of light to moderate weight, work at a computer, including sitting and viewing a monitor for various lengths of time, repetitive use of keyboard, mouse or other control device, dexterity of hands and fingers to operate keyboard, hearing and speaking to communicate and provide information to others; ability to operate a motor vehicle and drive to off campus locations in order to perform the essential functions.Preferred Qualifications Benefits
Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Academic employees participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California (no contributions to Social Security). Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.Posting Detail Information Open Date 06/13/2019 First Review Date 07/25/2019 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary
Required Application Materials
All applicants are required to submit:
1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position).
2. A resume that details all relevant education, training, and other work experience.
3. A cover letter of no more than 3 pages that addresses the applicant’s cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff as well as the applicant’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements, knowledge, skills, and abilities listed in this announcement.
Candidates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the requirements and knowledge, skills and abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates may be asked to demonstrate job-related knowledge and skills.
For questions related to this posting, please contact:
SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555
Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr
Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following:
1. Submit official transcripts (applies to all faculty or educational administrative positions)Foreign Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in conventional/accredited U.S. education programs in order for it to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by a U.S.-based credentials evaluation service. The District currently accepts evaluations from agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
2. Submit verifications of prior employment
3. Satisfactory references
4. Successfully being cleared for employment through the background checking process
5. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States
6. Approval of your employment by the SMCCCD Board of Trustees
7. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis exam for initial employment.
8. Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment). Please note that the California Education Code requires, in part, that community college districts shall not employ or retain in employment persons in public school service who have been convicted of certain felonies, a misdemeanor drug charge (including alcohol offenses) or misdemeanor moral turpitude (sexual offense) crime. However, consideration may be given to those whose drug convictions occurred more than five years ago. A conviction for other crimes may not necessarily disqualify you from the job for which you may be applying.
The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.Accomodations
Applicants who have disabilities may request that special accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process. Accommodation request forms and a copy of the Americans with Disabilities Act applicant procedures are available in the Office of Human Resources.Annual Security Report
San Mateo County Community College District’s (SMCCCD) 2018 Annual Security Report (ASR), required by the Clery Act, includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by SMCCCD; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from SMCCCD. Our 2018 Annual Security Report also outlines various campus safety and security policies, such as those concerning crime reporting, prevention and response to sexual and gender violence, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, emergency response and evacuation procedures, and other matters. The 2018 Annual Security Report is now available. The Annual Security Report also includes important tips to help every member of the community remain safe and avoid becoming a victim of crime. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the Department of Public Safety at the District Office or any of the three Campuses (650) 738-7000.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- District Employee
- District Employment Site
- CCC Registry
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Facebook or Twitter
- * Do you possess a Master’s degree or above, preferably in health education, sociology, psychology, counseling, a related social science, science, or health related field or the equivalent?
- * Can you demonstrate two years of increasingly responsible experience in facilities management, building construction, program planning; assessment; implementation and evaluation; staff supervision; grant writing; budget planning and reporting; research and data analysis?
- * Can you demonstrate cultural competence, a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff?
- Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- College Transcripts
- Equivalency Application
- Other Document 1
- Other Document 2
- Other Document 3