Dean, Academic Information Services (interim)

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Dean, Academic Information Services (interim)
MiraCosta College

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Type of Assignment: Administrator/Executive

Compensation: Compensation for the interim dean will be based on the 2019-20 Academic Administrators Salary Schedule and will not be less than $170,096 per year, to be prorated based on the actual number of contract days. This position will be subject to the academic administrators’ working conditions manual.

MiraCosta College offers a comprehensive package of benefits, which includes employer-paid medical, dental, and vision plans for employee and dependents; $100,000 employee life insurance; and other optional coverages. Academic administrators are normally covered under the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS).

Position Details:
MiraCosta College in coastal, north San Diego County, California, invites applications for an interim Dean of Academic Information Services position beginning in August 2019 and continuing for approximately one year.

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instructional Services, the Dean will be responsible for academic and administrative computing, including academic computing labs; media components; administration of the learning resources programs, including library operations and the library science curriculum.

MiraCosta seeks a leader to complement the instructional team and who possesses these qualities:

Integrity - Well-developed ethics and core values congruent with actions; responsibility and transparency in actions; good will and humor.

Intellect - Cognition, expertise and curiosity to work at a high level of accomplishment, continually developing skills; administrative acumen, judiciousness, and efficiency.

Interpersonal Skills - Human understanding and diplomacy, demonstrated by clear, appropriate writing and speech; flexibility to lead or to follow, to collaborate or to support, depending on the needs of the division and the project.

Institutional Agility - Knowledge of and skill in use of formal and informal networks; capacity to simplify and integrate complex processes and work toward consensus.

Basic Function:
Under general policy direction, plan, organize, integrate and direct the work and programs of an assigned school, campus or administration department; participate actively in shared governance activities and initiatives; work in close cooperation with other instructional and administrative deans; provide expert professional assistance and leadership to the President and executive management on district-wide programs and strategies for achieving the district’s mission and institutional goals within areas of campus responsibility; and perform related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

1. Possession of a master’s degree in a field of study relevant to this assignment from an accredited college or university (a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation); AND

2. At least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience relevant to this assignment; AND

3. Possession of the minimum requirements to serve as a faculty member at the community college level (see the 2018 Handbook of “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges” at; AND

4. Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the cultural, developmental, socioeconomic, ethnic, disability, and academic diversity of community college students, faculty, and staff.

Job Close Date: 7/19/2019
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Human Resources Contact Information: [email protected] or 760.795.6854

About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at

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Posted: 6/24/2019
Application Due: 6/24/2031
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