Director, Education for Older Adults & Adults with Disabilities Programs

Job description

Director, Education for Older Adults & Adults with Disabilities Programs

Position Number: 2013141108
Department: School of Continuing Education
Job Category: Management
Time (Percent Time): 100%
Term (months/year): 12 months/year
Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
Salary Range: M-15
Salary: Steps 1-6: $133,392 - $147,468 annual
Shift Differential:
Open Date: 01/25/2021
Initial Screening Date: 05/03/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Procedure:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on May 3, 2021 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.

3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

4. Three (3) letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).

5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Health & Welfare:
The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.

*Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change

Basic Function/Overview:
Under the direction of the Dean-Continuing Education, plan, organize, control and direct Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Program operations and activities including instruction, student services, budget/operations to ensure they are complying with internal and external regulations as well as meeting the needs of noncredit students. Align funding mandates of grants from Regional Center (AWD) and other sources with those of the California Community College Chancellor's Office (CCCCO) and Title 5 regulations specific to noncredit programs. Collaborate with Regional Consortium for Adult Education on Adult Education Block Grant regional plan for Adults with Disabilities and vocational programs specific to the older adult population.


Receives administrative direction from the Dean, Continuing Education. Exercises general direction and supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions; coordinate subordinate work assignments and review work to assure compliance with established standards, requirements and procedures; assure employee understanding of established requirements.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
1. Plan, organize, control and direct Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Program operations and activities including provision of guidance, technical assistance, and training at the local, regional, and statewide level ; establish and maintain related time lines and priorities; assure related activities comply with established standards, requirements, grant specifications, laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
2. Coordinate and direct communications, information, consultation services, projects, personnel and performance initiatives to assure smooth and efficient Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Program activities and meet identified performance needs; direct the development and implementation of new initiatives within the Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities programs and related plans, services, strategies, projects, goals and objectives.
3. Develop and maintain relationships and resources for funding and services such as (but not limited to) Vendor status with the Regional Center and development of career training initiatives for Adults with Disabilities for potential Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act, Title II (WIOA II) funding.
4. Provide leadership and advocacy support to other California community colleges in the areas of Education for Older Adults, particularly in the development of Career Development and College Preparation (CDCP) eligible programs.
5. Coordinate Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Program performance services, communications and information between community agencies, students, personnel, faculty, administrators, businesses, economic development and other governmental organizations and the public; assure proper and timely resolution of Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Program issues, complaints and conflicts.
6. Direct the development and implementation of programs, policies, services and procedures to enhance the educational and economic effectiveness and operational efficiency of Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Program and related services.
7. Develop and prepare the preliminary budget for the Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Programs and related functions; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures in accordance with established limitations.
8. Provide technical information and assistance to the Dean-Continuing Education regarding Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities programs and services, activities, needs and issues; assist in the formulation and development of policies, procedures and programs.
9. Direct and participate in the preparation and maintenance of various records, reports and files related to initiatives, actions, performance, services, students, projects, economic growth, budgets, financial activity and assigned duties.
10. Communicate with administrators, personnel and outside organizations to exchange information, coordinate activities and programs and resolve issues or concerns.
11. Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software; drive a vehicle to conduct work.
12. Attend and conduct various meetings as assigned; prepare and deliver oral presentations concerning Education for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities programs and their services, needs, activities and issues.
13. Perform related duties as assigned.

Other Duties:
Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:
Knowledge of:

1. Planning, organization and direction of EOA and AWD program operations and activities including the development and implementation of academic, vocational, and self-sufficiency courses.
2. Curriculum standards, requirements, interpretation and application in EOA and AWD programs, services and classes.
3. College, State and federal standards and requirements governing EOA and AWD programs and services.
4. Instructional techniques and strategies related to EOA and AWD programs and classes.
5. Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of college students.
6. Title V regulations and applicable sections of the California Education Code.
7. Principles, practices, procedures and techniques involved in the development and implementation of EOA and AWD curriculum standards and instructional programs, services, plans, strategies, processes, systems, projects, courses, goals and objectives.
8. Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
9. Policies and objectives of assigned programs and activities.
10. Budget preparation and control.
11. Oral and written communication skills.
12. Applicable State and federal laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
13. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
14. Operation of a computer and assigned software.
15. Public relations techniques.

Skills and Abilities:
Skills and Abilities to:

1. Plan, organize, control and direct the operations and activities of EOA and AWD programs including the development and implementation of academic, vocational, and self-sufficiency courses to meet the needs of EOA and AWD students.
2. Coordinate and direct personnel, communications, curriculum, information, services, instructional functions and resources to assure smooth and efficient program activities and enhance student learning and educational effectiveness.
3. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel.
4. Establish new classes and direct the development and implementation of EOA and AWD programs, services, plans, strategies, processes, projects, goals and objectives.
5. Monitor, analyze and modify curriculum standards, programs, courses, policies and procedures to enhance educational effectiveness and operational efficiency of EOA and AWD programs and services.
6. Assure adequate personnel and resources to meet the needs of EOA and AWD programs.
7. Provide consultation and technical expertise concerning EOA and AWD program operations and activities.
8. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
9. Interpret, apply and explain laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
10. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
11. Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
12. Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
13. Meet schedules and time lines.
14. Work independently with little direction.
15. Plan and organize work.
16. Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.
17. Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:
Education and Experience:

Equivalent to a Master’s degree and five (5) full-time equivalent years of increasingly responsible experience working with EOA, AWD, or related instructional programs including two (2) years in an administrative or supervisory capacity.


Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Examination Requirements:

Working Environment:
Incumbents work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents occasionally work in the field and are exposed to loud noise levels, inclement weather conditions, confining workspace, chemicals, electrical and/or mechanical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Incumbents may interact with staff, students, and/or public and private representatives, and contractors in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.


Conditions of Employment:
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here:

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Special Notes:
Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through the Office of Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected]

DO NOT include photographs or any demographic information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.).

TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to $500 maximum. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims (original receipts) must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.

Foreign Transcripts:
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected]

Selection Procedure:
A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or his designee for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees’ approval. The start date will follow Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at to complete and submit your application for this position.

Letters of Recommendation

The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the reference’s name and email address in the fields provided under the “Confidential References” section of the application.

NOTICE: In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of “Under Review by HR”. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the initial screening date shown on the job posting.

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:
We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position.

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Posted: 1/26/2021
Application Due: 3/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time