Dean, Institutional Effectiveness

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Dean, Institutional Effectiveness

Chaffey College

Salary: $11,545.00 Monthly

Job Type: Management-Academic

Job Number: 20-21/00032

Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA

Department: Instruction and Institutional Effectiveness

Closing: 6/1/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

Position Description
Situated on the ancestral homeland of the Tongva Peoples, Chaffey College is one of the oldest community colleges in California and serves a variety of communities, workforce partners, and students. While other community colleges are often named after their geographic area, Chaffey College is named after local innovator, George Chaffey, who, among other things, implemented street lights in the city of Ontario. Like its namesake, we are known for an innovative culture, dynamic environment, and future-mindedness. We remain closely tied to our community and are seeking leaders who will join us in our quest to provide responsive and supportive programming to engage and improve the communities we serve. The entire campus community aspires to consistently fulfill the vision that Chaffey College “improves lives through education.”

Chaffey College celebrates the diverse communities we serve. As a federally recognized Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Chaffey's student population includes over 62% identifying as Latinx, 17% White, 8% African-American/Black, 6% Asian, and smaller percentages of Filipino (2.8%), Native American (0.40%), Pacific Islander (0.30%), or decline to state (2.82%). Furthermore, 40% of our students are first-generation college students, and approximately 62% of students are eligible for some form of financial aid. The current student population identifies as 62% female and 36% male with smaller percentages who either decline to state or identify as non-binary. Approximately 5% of Chaffey's students utilize Disabled Programs and Services for support. To support the diverse needs of these populations and their intersections, the College has developed a variety of robust equity-driven efforts in and out of the classroom including the Center for Culture and Social Justice, Panther Care, Turning Point, Success Centers, GPS Centers, and BLOOM training.

Under general direction, is responsible to plan, organize, and supervise the educational units and responsibilities within Institutional Effectiveness reporting to the Associate Superintendent of Instruction and Institutional Effectiveness. This unit is a broad-ranging assignment dedicated to the success of campus-wide efforts, including, but not limited to the following: Catalog and Schedule; Academic Calendar; Turning Point Program; Federal Grant Management, Title V HSI Grant; Program Services Review; Distance Education; Curriculum and Learning Outcomes, Accreditation Logistics Support; and the College's Guided Pathways efforts.

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Administer the development and preparation of the Schedule of Classes and long-term schedule planning, as well as the Catalog;
  • Plan, supervise and coordinate class schedules, teaching assignments, budget management for academic programs;
  • Assure compliance with various state laws related to curriculum, scheduling, and positive attendance;
  • Lead the District's Guided Pathways efforts;
  • Provide oversight and supervision to the District curriculum process;
  • Provide oversight and direction to the Program and Services review effort;
  • Provide oversight and direction to the learning outcomes efforts in all departments;
  • Provide leadership and oversight support for Accreditation requirements;
  • Provide leadership and supervision to the District's Turning Point program;
  • Review and evaluate course offerings and methods of instruction and approve curriculum for the Office of Instruction;
  • Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned faculty, staff and professional experts; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination, and disciplinary actions; plan, coordinate, and arrange training of subordinates;
  • Develop, prepare and monitor the annual budget of the assigned programs; analyze and review budgetary and financial data; monitor and authorize expenditures in accordance with established guidelines;
  • Participates in the selection and assignment of all personnel in areas supervised;
  • Plan, organize, control, and direct a variety of programs, projects, and activities related to the educational outcomes appropriate for the unit and in support of campus-wide efforts and emerging initiatives;
  • Provide supervision and direction for district-wide Distance Education efforts;
  • Develop and implement long- and short-term plans and activities including staffing, facilities, curriculum, and educational philosophy;
  • Participate in capital building efforts as applicable to the assignment;
  • Communicate with other administrators, district personnel, and contractors to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts, and exchange information;
  • Conduct regular program review and evaluation;
  • Develop and implement an effective marketing and promotional program;
  • Participate in shared governance through service on college governance and other committees;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Possession of a master's degree; and
  • One (1) year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment; and
  • Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Knowledge of:
  • Concepts of course scheduling and enrollment management;
  • General principles of organization, management and employee supervision, and training;
  • Effective research, analytical and report writing techniques;
Ability to:
  • Plan, organize, direct, and administer a program of intercollegiate athletics and academic programs;
  • Analyze, evaluate and recommend innovative changes to existing programs;
  • Direct the work of others;
  • Reconcile divergent views and achieve consensus among faculty and staff;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • Evaluate needs, present recommendations, and make oral and written presentations;
  • Work effectively with peers, faculty, and other campus constituents.
  • Leadership experience in a community college setting.
  • Knowledge of Guided Pathways and the implementation frameworks associated with it..
  • Knowledge of the Vision for Success.
  • Experience with planning, management, and budgeting.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing equity and access for disproportionately underserved groups.
  • Experience as a faculty member in one of the assigned disciplines.
  • Experience with supervision, budgeting, and program coordination.
  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution.
  • Three (3) years of leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment at the community college level.
  • Experience as an effective communicator, collaborator, and community college advocate.
  • Leadership experience in promoting diversity, inclusion, equity, and academic excellence.
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance, consensus building, and team-focused approach to management.
  • Demonstrated experience in or commitment to integrating new technologies into the learning process and understanding of current and emerging instructional delivery technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with community groups, educational entities, business, industry, government, and legislative bodies to develop partnerships and coalitions which result in better service to the community and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to challenge and motivate staff and communicate effectively with a wide range of constituencies.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the regulations and statutes related to the assignment.
  • Experience with effective team management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply principles and methodologies that foster equitable outcomes for students.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Additional Information
  • Some evening and weekend hours are required.

    This is a 12-month, full-time management position, Level II, Range 32 of the Management Salary Schedule with starting salary of Step A, $11,545/month. Effective date of employment will be as soon as a successful candidate is selected and a mutually agreed upon date is determined.

    Health care, dental program, and vision services for employees and eligible dependents; employee life insurance; sick leave; and retirement coverage through the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).

    Chaffey College recently implemented an online electronic application system. Our new application can be accessed at The application must be completely filled out in detail and clearly show that you meet the qualifications as set forth in the announcement, and you must upload the following documents:

    Please do not include any additional documents; only the documents that are indicated below. If you upload documents that are not required, your application may be disqualified. Please do not submit letters of recommendation or documents that contain your photograph.
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Professional Reference List (Include names, current addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses)
  • Copy of Unofficial Transcripts (Transcripts must indicate degree earned/conferred - photocopies or computer printouts are acceptable. Transcripts of all degrees applicable to meeting the minimum qualifications for this position must be included. Copies of diplomas/degrees are NOT acceptable in lieu of transcripts. Official sealed transcripts will be required upon hire.)

  • Foreign transcripts must be transcribed and evaluated in English by a bona fide evaluation service. Educational requirements must be met on or before the closing date.

    Completed application and related materials must be submitted no later than the application deadline indicated at the top of this announcement. Failure to submit all required application materials may result in the applicant not being considered for the position.

    Submission of application and related materials is the applicant's responsibility. The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for a position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool.

    Applicants should promptly notify the Office of Human Resources of any change of address and/or phone number. All application materials are subject to investigation and verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.

    The Selection Process
    A screening committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the announcement and reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually held on the Chaffey College campus and are conducted by an Interview Committee. Additional interviews may be required. Reasonable accommodations are provided to persons with disabilities. Should you feel you have any need for accommodation due to a disability, please indicate this request on your application or contact the Office of Human Resources. Travel costs related to an interview will be borne by the applicant.

    About the College

    The College
    Established in 1883, Chaffey College is one of California's first colleges. Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Chaffey's Rancho Cucamonga, Fontana and Chino campus locations serve students from throughout the Inland Empire. A fully accredited two-year institution by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Chaffey College offers associate degrees and vocational and transfer programs in a wide variety of subjects. Most recently named one of the Top 10 community colleges in the nation by the Aspen Institute; Chaffey College remains committed to its mission of improving the lives of its students, faculty, and staff through education.

    Serving throughout the diverse Inland Empire, Chaffey College provides services to the cities of Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana, Montclair, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga, and Upland, reaching a population of more than 830,000. The District also recruits from some of the area's top high schools, accepting students from four surrounding districts; Chaffey Joint Union High School, Chino Unified School District, Fontana Unified School District, and the Upland Unified School District.

    Whether the goal is to transfer to a four-year institution or enter the workforce better prepared, Chaffey College provides its students with the opportunity to take a variety of applicable courses.

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    Posted: 5/11/2021
    Application Due: 6/2/2021
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