Dean of Continuing and Community Education

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Dean of Continuing and Community Education
MiraCosta College

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Type of Assignment: Administrator/Executive

Compensation: Compensation for the dean will be based on the 2019-20 Academic Administrators Salary Schedule and will not be less than $170,096 per year. To view the salary schedule, go to 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 Community College District in coastal, north San Diego County, California, invites applications for the position of Dean of Continuing and Community Education. To be considered, applications must be submitted by Friday, October 11, 2019. Interviews are expected to be conducted in December 2019.

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.

The Dean, Continuing and Community Education will have site responsibility for the MiraCosta College Community Learning Center (CLC) and administrative responsibilities for the following: all noncredit and adult education programs including the Adult High School, noncredit English as a Second Language (ESL), and general noncredit classes, including special education, short-term vocational, and older adults, as well as having administrative oversight for the Technology Career Institute (TCI) and its programs. The Dean, Continuing and Community Education will collaborate with faculty and colleagues in the development of programs or initiatives that serve historically underrepresented students, and demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

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

1. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in a field of study relevant to the assignment; AND

2. At least one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience relevant to the 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, development, socioeconomic, ethnic, disability and academic diversity of community college students, faculty and staff is required.

Job Close Date: 10/11/2019
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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: 9/20/2019
Application Due: 10/14/2019
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