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Dean, Student Services

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Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Location
Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

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Job Title:

Dean, Student Services

Position Type:

Management

Position Code:

3AIN04

FTE:

1

Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):

$136,101 - $161,687/annual

Job Location:

Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551

Department:

Student Services

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Dean of Student Services for Las Positas College in Livermore, California.

MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY
The Dean of Student Services is a management position designated by the Board of Trustees of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. The Dean is responsible for the satisfactory completion and/or coordination of the listed duties and responsibilities either directly or through administrative review. The Dean is charged by the Board of Trustees with the satisfactory implementation of Board policy and District procedure as applicable to the position. In addition, the Dean is expected to participate in the formulation of District policies by making appropriate recommendations for improvements or additions in policy or procedure through his or her reporting authority and/or by serving on District-wide management councils.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Dean of Student Services is responsible for the planning, development, quality, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of student programs and services including, but not limited to, specially funded programs and specialized instruction and services to targeted student populations. The Dean serves as the administrator for counseling, advising, orientation, articulation, instruction and program review, the Tutorial Center, the Transfer/Career Center, Puente Program and student discipline. The Dean is the appointed ADA/504/Title IX Officer for the college. Direct responsibility is to the Vice President for Student Services.

Representative Duties:

The Dean of Student Services shall:

1. Be responsible for the overall leadership, development, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of student programs and services including, but not limited to, the following:

a. Counseling, advising, orientation, articulation, instruction and program review.
b. Tutorial Center.
c. Transfer Career Center.
d. Assessment Center.
e. Puente Program.
f. Student Discipline.
g. Other programs as assigned and developed through grant-writing and acquisition of resources allocated for special programs and services.
h. New programs developed by the college.

2. For each of the programs, responsibility includes:

a. Facilitating college and community collaboration to support program development and project planning.
b. Facilitating collaborative relationships with other student services and instructional units, including coordinating with academic services for the development and implementation of curriculum for each of the programs.
c. Developing the staffing for programs and services including the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of all full- and part-time coordinators, instructional and counseling faculty and classified staff.
d. Interpreting County, State, and Federal policy and legislation governing administration, regulations, and student eligibility for each special program.
e. Administering budget planning and development, expenditure monitoring, and quarterly and year-end reports for submission to college, county, State, and Federal agencies.
f. Ensuring quality of program accountability including program reviews and audits for evaluation of student outcomes and overall program quality.
g. Designing continuing staff development and specialized training programs for all staff employed with the programs, and to educate the college-at-large.
h. Leading and facilitating grant and proposal-writing to strengthen and support the enhancement and growth of diverse special programs.
i. Designating representative appointments to local Advisory Committees for assigned programs.
j. Facilitating marketing and public information functions for program promotion.

3. Responsibility for ensuring student access to specific program services which includes:

a. Community and high school outreach.
b. Academic, career, and personal counseling.
c. Student assessment and orientation.
d. Curriculum development and special instruction offerings.
e. Paraprofessional and peer advising support services.
f. Interagency collaboration for community resources and referral information and services for students.
g. Consortial transfer activities with four-year colleges’ special programs.
h. Developing techniques and activities to foster job development and placement services.

4. Collaborate with the Supervisor of
Campus Safety and Security regarding
student disciplinary issues.

5. Serve as Evening/Saturday administrator,
as required.

6. Perform all other related and implied duties and such others which may be assigned by the Vice President of Student Services and/or the President.

NOTE: This class specification is not necessarily all-inclusive in terms of the duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Education and Experience:

Education:
Master’s Degree

Experience:
1. Two years of experience in the administration of educational programs and services dealing predominantly or exclusively with special student populations, e.g. ethnic minorities and persons with diverse academic, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds, including those with physical or learning disabilities;
2. One additional year of experience in community college student services in an area related to the assignment or the equivalent.

Demonstrate sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical and/or learning disabilities.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARRY OUT THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES OF THE POSITION WILL RECEIVE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO ENABLE THEM TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of
employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against
any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious
creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other
similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its
own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Posting Number:

AS443P

Open Date:

09/03/2021

Close Date:

10/11/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Organization

Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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