Dean, Business and Career Education

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Dean, Business and Career Education #AC19-0759
Business and Career Education/Santiago Canyon College

2018-2019 Management Salary Schedule
Grade B $140,862.79 - $147,905.93 - $155,301.23 - $163,066.29 - $171,219.60 - $179,780.58 - $188,769.61/year

The District provides excellent medical and dental coverage and life insurance of a minimum of $50,000 or a maximum not to exceed the annual salary of the employee. Holidays, sick days, and vacation are earned in accordance with the Administrative Handbook. Payroll deductions include the California State Teachers' Retirement System.

Starting Date: As soon as possible after the offer of employment.
Deadline to Apply: Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 5:00 PM

Overall responsibility to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for the leadership and administration of all aspects of the Division of Business and Career Education. Responsible for the design, delivery, staffing, administrative support, supervision, and evaluation of Division academic programs and academic support staff as well as student enrollment, progress and discipline and all related records and reports. Oversight for specially funded career education programs such as Perkins, Strong Workforce Program and Apprenticeship. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Development and Delivery of Instructional Programs and Services

Provides direction and support to faculty in the development, revision and evaluation of curriculum and materials, serves on the Division Curriculum Committee, and may serve on the District Curriculum and Instruction Council. Reviews and approves curriculum development proposals, course outlines, and program changes, textbook recommendations, field trip requests, credit by examination requests and program requirements waivers. Reviews instructional and other programs for compliance with applicable state and federal law, regulations and guidelines, district policy and procedure, and responsiveness to the needs of a culturally diverse community.

As delegated by the Vice President, Academic Affairs, is responsible for or effectively recommends the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, recall, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, direction and evaluation of work, and adjustment of grievances of division personnel; also responsible for administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel, evaluation of the performance of academic and classified staff assigned to the instructional program and providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.

Responsible for the adjustment of grievances and complaints, scheduling, evaluation and reporting of performance, the resolution of student problems and complaints.

Budget/Funding /Payroll
Substantial responsibilities for the timely and accurate preparation, submission and administration of the college instructional and Division budgets, and payroll accounting for adjunct faculty.

Responsible for evaluating proposed offerings, enrollment history, budget, demand and program requirements to determine the number and nature of offerings, scheduling of classes, staffing and available facilities, supplies, equipment and materials. Monitors enrollment, cancels and changes classes in response to utilization.

Community Contact/Representation
Must be a highly visible educational leader seeking positions of significant leadership in community institutions and support organizations and on state boards and committees to articulate, enhance and improve programs and services and reputation on the state and national levels.

Other Professional Responsibilities
Significant responsibility for chairing and supervision of college and District-wide committees and task forces.

Supervise all aspects of the planning, funding, coordinating, staffing, delivery, and evaluation of programs in the Division. Supervise the performance of all personnel functions for assigned staff. Use enrollment management tools and data for decision making. Utilize the District integrated information system, Datatel to facilitate organizational and management practices as they apply to the analysis and evaluation of programs, and operational practices. Work with Department Chairs to monitor student learning outcomes and assessment activities at the program and course levels; apply knowledge of accreditation standards of the Accreditation Commission for Junior and Community Colleges and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or similar accreditation group; demonstrate knowledge of and oversee online learning that include course management systems such as Blackboard. Apply current complex principles and practices of instructional program development and administration; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation and pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations including the Education Code; comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of curriculum development and instructional teaching strategies, management principles and practices including understanding of human resources; current trends, research and development in post-secondary education, specifically community colleges.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree and at least one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to this administrative assignment; or a valid California Administrative or Supervisory Credential authorizing service at the community college level.

Required Skills: Ability to resolve conflicts and solve problems, plan, evaluate and supervise delivery of instructional program and strategies, analyze and apply laws, rules and regulations involving programs, staff and students, and represent the college at the community, state and national levels.

Desirable Qualifications: Two years of full-time teaching experience in a business or Career Technical Education related discipline preferably at the community college level; or equivalent. Experience linking educational programs to the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry. Evidence of work with business and industry groups. Ability to develop and implement grants and new occupational programs. Knowledge of occupational-CTE funding sources (VATEA-Perkins) and reporting requirements.

Selection Criteria
Application Screening:

In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
• Educational experience-breadth and depth
• Work experience-breadth and depth
• Demonstrated leadership capabilities
• Program development
• Community involvement
• Demonstrated experience working with a diverse socioeconomic community
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview.

Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:

• Oral communication skills
• Presentation
• Problem solving skills
• Successful performance demonstration
• Writing skills/demonstration

A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants.

Method of Application
For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents online at by the specified closing date for the position. If you do not have a computer, there is a computer which can only access RSCCD employment website and scanner to upload application materials/documents (no USB) available at the Human Resources Department, 2323 North Broadway, Santa Ana, California, 92706, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
• Resume (Required)
• Cover Letter (Required)
• Unofficial Transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)
• Any additional supplemental materials (Optional)
Travel reimbursement is available to those meeting the established district criteria.

Pre-Employment Requirements
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal records check will be paid for by the candidates.

The Rancho Santiago Community College District is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.

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Posted: 9/13/2019
Application Due: 11/12/2019
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