Dean, Business, Computer Information Systems and Economic Workforce Development
Position DetailsClassification TitleDean, DivisionJob TitleDean, Business, Computer Information Systems and Economic Workforce DevelopmentPosition NumberFCM966LocationFullerton CollegeDepartmentFC Business, CIS & Economic Workforce Development Percentage of Employment 100%Months of Employment 12 Months Per YearWork ScheduleMonday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)About Us:
Do you strive to make a difference in higher education? Are you looking for a rewarding career opportunity to be a part of our students’ educational success and lifelong learning? If so, we invite you to join North Orange County Community College District. We are proud to enroll over 80,000 students and serve a population of over one million people, annually! Home to more than 2,600 employees, our highly skilled, professional, and diverse faculty and staff are leading two of California’s premier colleges, Cypress Community College and Fullerton Community College, as well as one of the largest continuing education programs, North Orange Continuing Education.
We invite you to join the Fullerton College campus community. Ideal candidates will share Fullerton College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Fullerton College offers a radically student-centered culture that is inclusive and welcoming to all who learn and work here. The student body is incredibly diverse, with more than 55.5% Latinx, 19.3% Caucasian, 14.8% Asian/Pacific Islander, 3.2% African American, and 0.24% American Indian/Alaskan Native. Additionally, students from more than 40 countries enroll in our International Student Program each year. The College believes in a multicultural learning experience where faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds can contribute to the development of our students.
Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. Since our first class in 1913, we have grown to become one of the most successful community colleges in the nation. Our high transfer and graduation rates, rich academic programs and radically student-centered approach equip students with the skills and resources they need to succeed. Each year, thousands of students transfer to the CSU and UC systems as well as to private colleges and universities throughout the nation. Notably, during 2017, Fullerton College was ranked as the number one community college in California in transfers to the California State University (CSU) system.
Fullerton College is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is eligible for designation as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving-Institution (AANAPISI). Fullerton College proudly offers many programs to serve and support our diverse student body, including Puente, Umoja, Student Diversity Success Initiative, INCITE, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) Foster Youth Success Initiative, Disability Services, and a Veterans Resource Center. The College also provides many avenues of support for our faculty and staff through networks that include the Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander, Black, and LGBTQ Faculty Staff Associations.
Fullerton College offers a comprehensive array of student services programs and academic and career pathways designed to achieve our campus strategic goals related to access, retention, persistence, and student success initiatives on campus. The College is developing an implementation plan for Guided Pathways and has robust partnerships with our local high school districts.
The Fullerton College campus community is dedicated to our core values of Community, Diversity, Equity, Excellence, Growth, Inclusivity, Innovation, Integrity, Partnership, Respect and Responsibility. For more information, please visit our website at www.fullcoll.edu .What We Offer:
•100% employee medical premium coverage
•Fringe allowance to be used at employee’s discretion
•Voluntary (Medical/Dependent Day Care) Flexible Spending Account
•$50,000 life insurance benefit
•Deferred Compensation Program (403(b)/457 plans)
•Retirement Pension Plan (CalSTRS/CalPERS)
•Abundant Professional Development opportunities
•18 paid holidays + Paid vacation
•Cumulative sick leave
•Summer schedule (exceptions apply)
•Employee Assistance Program
•Environment that fosters diversity and inclusion
•Progressive and innovative culture
Under the direction of the Chief Instructional Officer, this position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and supervisory duties related to the functions and activities of a major multi-disciplinary instructional area (division) within the college.Essential Functions
Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.Job Description
Provides leadership in the administration of a major multi-disciplinary instructional area of a community college, including resource development and personnel management, in accordance with laws, regulations, District policy and collective bargaining agreements.
Formulates and develops long and short-range goals and strategic plans for the instructional area, including staffing, facilities, curriculum and educational philosophy; assures consistency of plans with other college and District plans.
Develops and implements plans and policies to facilitate, improve and promote the curriculum, programs and services of the instructional area; maintains instructional standards of quality.
Supervises the planning, development and recommendation of new courses; reviews standing courses and recommends the deletion of courses no longer appropriate to the curriculum; maintains current course outlines to accurately reflect the instructional programs, including on-line courses.
Develops and prepares class schedules, room and instructor assignments and class sections to be offered in day, extended day, weekends and intersessions.
Develops and prepares the annual preliminary instructional area budget; monitors and controls budget expenditures; directs the preparation and maintenance of detailed and comprehensive reports, records and files regarding personnel, facilities, programs, operations and activities.
Determines appropriate equipment and supplies for the instructional area in accordance with established policies; submits textbook lists and requests for supplementary materials, audio-visual resources and other instructional resources; monitors and controls inventories.
Conducts outreach activities and serves as a liaison with local high schools and community agencies to promote program enrollment and effectiveness.
Maintains communication with District and college administrators, faculty members and classified staff to resolve conflicts and issues, exchange information and coordinate division activities.
Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.
Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate staff development programs and activities for faculty and staff; provides orientation for new employees.
Organizes, attends or chairs a variety of administrative and staff meetings as required; serves on committees as assigned; provides administrative oversight of special projects or programs as assigned.
Maintains current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to assigned programs; learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.
Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of students.
Provide leadership in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff, to address student achievement gaps, and in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment.
Assist and promote the growth and success of a diverse population of students and employees through the development of interculturally competent and equity minded management and leadership abilities. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students and employees.
Performs related duties as assigned.
In addition to the essential functions, the Dean, Business, Computer Information Systems and Economic Workforce Development may participate in the development and administration of external funding sources from grants, corporate sponsorships, and donations.Working Relationships
The Dean, Business, Computer Information Systems and Economic Workforce Development maintains frequent contact with college and District administrators, faculty and staff.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives
Knowledge of California education code and requirements, including Title 5
Knowledge of research project policies, procedures and practices, including data collection and analysis
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Knowledge of educational pedagogy and student success strategies applicable for the diverse community college student body
Knowledge of record keeping procedures
Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance
Knowledge of appropriate software and databases
Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and time lines
Ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing
Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with othersSpecial Requirements
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.Desirable Qualifications
Possession of an advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution.
Teaching experience in Business, Technology or related field in an accredited post-secondary institution.
Experience in the management, coordination or leadership of an instructional program.
Experience initiating, promoting and supporting innovative practices in an academic setting.
Demonstrated experience in economic workforce development.
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.
Demonstrated experience supporting and encouraging faculty in the development of equity-minded and culturally responsive instruction that is designed to meet the needs of historically underrepresented students. Equity Minded and culturally responsive instruction includes both curricular content and teaching methodologies.Working Conditions
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require some off-site duties and activities.Salary Range$132,594 - $167,777 AnnuallyPosting Number201593POpen Date09/15/2020Close Date10/27/2020Special Instructions Summary
Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the position, you may upload them to the “Additional Transcripts” link when completing your application.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution?
- * Do you have at least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the position?
- * Diversity: To demonstrate you meet the commitment to diversity minimum qualification, please answer the following question:How have you demonstrated you have knowledge of and are sensitive to the needs and experiences of the diverse academic, cultural, religious, socioeconomic, racial, gender, gender identity, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff?
(Open Ended Question)
- * Diversity: To demonstrate you meet the commitment to diversity minimum qualification, please answer the following question:How would your experience, training, and/or knowledge of these types of diverse groups assist you in achieving the goals of this position?
(Open Ended Question)
- * Can you provide proof, if hired, that you are eligible to work in the United States (NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications)?
- * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
- CCC Registry
- Community College Faculty Job Summit
- Diverse Education
- Employee Referral
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
- NOCCCD Website
- Other (List Below)
- Other, please specify.
(Open Ended Question)
- Cover Letter
- Transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
- Additional transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
- NACES Evaluation of Foreign Degree