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Dean, Instruction & Student Services

Rancho Santiago Community College District
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Dean, Instruction & Student Services

Rancho Santiago Community College District

Salary Range: Grade A: $170,892.58 - $229,012.40/year, $240,463.02 (top Step effective 7/01/2023)Grade B: $145,088.67 - $194,432.70/year, $204,154.33 (top step effective 7/01/2022), $214,362.05 (top step effective 7/01/2023)

Job Type: Full-Time Management - Academic Administrative Time

Job Number: AC22-00323

Location: Orange, CA

Division: Santiago Canyon College Division of Continuing Education

Closing: 6/30/2022 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Description

Responsible to the Vice President of Continuing Education for all aspects of instructional programs and instructional support services, including counseling, guidance, and related programs, activities and services; performs other duties and special projects as assigned.


Overall responsibility for all instructional program areas of adult continuing education, such as English as a Second Language, Amnesty, High School Subjects, Adult Basic Education, Older Adults programs, Parent Education, Citizenship, Health and Safety, vocational programs, FTES production, and the procurement and monitoring of facility sites; develops, schedules, offers, evaluates, staffs, cancels and changes offerings to assure cost-effectiveness and responsiveness to community needs and demands; reviews and approves curriculum development proposals, course outlines and instructional materials; acquires, maintains and monitors instructional resources; supervises effectiveness of all programs, activities and services, including counseling and guidance, to serve the needs of a culturally diverse community. Recommends and implements District policy and regulations, services program and personnel compliance with applicable laws and regulations, maintains related records and submits related reports.

Responsible for or effectively recommends the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, recall, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, assignment, direction and evaluation of work, and adjustment of grievances of all assigned faculty and staff; administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, and compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel; evaluation of the performance of academic and classified staff assigned, providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.

Responsible for the discipline of students, adjustment of grievances and complaints, scheduling, evaluation and reporting of performance, the resolution of student problems and complaints, and the maintenance of student records. Identifies community needs for courses, and assists transition into college and vocational programs.

Substantial responsibilities for the timely and accurate preparation, submission and administration of the budget for designated programs; substantial responsibility for generation, management and accounting for FTES production; substantial responsibility for developing additional resources.

Responsible for the planning, delivery, funding, and evaluation of all functions, programs, activities and services.

Must be a highly visible educational leader seeking positions of significant leadership in community institutions and support organizations and on state boards and committees to articulate, enhance and improve District programs and services and reputation at the state and national levels.

Significant responsibility for chairing and supervision of District committees and task forces.

  1. Supervises all aspects of the planning, staffing, scheduling, catalogue description, delivery and evaluation of all adult education programs and services in the continuing education service area, including all personnel functions of assigned staff.
  2. Submits and manages the budget for designated programs; substantial responsibility for developing resources for funding.

Job Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a California Administrative or Supervisory Credential authorizing service at the community college level or a master's degree and at least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to this administrative assignment, and possess the minimum qualifications to serve as a faculty member in the California Community Colleges.

Required Skills: Ability to supervise staff, resolve conflicts and solve problems, identify opportunities for and generate FTES, evaluate programs and strategies, analyze and apply laws, rules and regulations involving programs, staff and students, and represent the District at the community, state and national levels.

Desirable Qualifications: A working knowledge of, and experience with, student learning outcomes and assessment.


Application Screening

In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
  • Education experience (breadth and depth)
  • Work experience (breadth and depth)
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Program development
  • Community involvement
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse socio-economic community
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others

  • Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and an oral interview.

    Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements and are deemed most competitive amongst the applicant pool to proceed.


    Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
  • Oral communication skills
  • Presentation
  • Problem solving skills
  • Successful teaching, problem solving or performance demonstration
  • Writing skills/demonstration

  • A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure the correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Recruitment in the Human Resources Office for assistance.

    Application Procedures
    All applicants are required to submit a completed Rancho Santiago Community College District online application. To apply visit and complete the application by the position's closing date. Human Resources will review all applications for completeness, and only complete application packets will be forwarded to the screening committee for further review.

    A Complete Application Packet Must Include the Following:
    1. RSCCD Online Application
    2. Cover Letter
    3. Resume - details all relevant education, training, and other work experience
    4. Academic Transcripts (unofficial copies are accepted)

    Travel reimbursement is available to those meeting the established district criteria.

    Foreign Transcripts: Education completed outside of the United States must be deemed equivalent to that gained in the conventional/accredited United States education programs to be considered for the satisfaction of minimum qualifications. Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), a United States based credentials evaluation service.

    Conditions of Employment

    Selected candidate(s) is required to complete the following prior to employment as part of the onboarding process:
    1. Submit official transcripts - Based on Minimum Qualifications
    2. Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States (by in-person appointment in Human Resources)
    3. Provide a certificate of Tuberculosis Exam
    4. Fingerprints (by a Live Scan Agency at the candidate's expense and clearance must be received prior to first day of employment)
    5. Provide a valid COVID-19 Vaccination Card

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    Working at Rancho Santiago Community College District

    In the heart of Orange County lies Rancho Santiago Community College District, home of one of the state’s oldest community colleges, Santa Ana College, and also one of its newest, Santiago Canyon College. Centered in a growing and dynamic area, the district serves a population of more than 700,000 residents in the communities of Anaheim Hills, Garden Grove, Irvine, Orange, Santa Ana, Tustin and Villa Park.

    Encompassing 24 percent of Orange County’s total area (193 square miles), the district maintains eight facilities. Rancho Santiago Community College District is home to two colleges and four continuing education centers throughout the Central Orange County area. In addition, the college district presents convenient community education courses in many other locations in cooperation with its education and community partners.

    Santa Ana College founded in 1915, is a comprehensive community college preparing students for the workplace as well as to transfer to four-year higher learning institutions. Students may earn an associate degree certificate. For those willing to commit to high academic achievement, honors courses are offered. The college also assists students in gaining basic skills and technology proficiency so they can pursue other goals. It is located at the corner of West 17th Street and Bristol in Santa Ana on about 58 acres.

    Santiago Canyon College, one of the state’s newest community colleges, offers a comprehensive curriculum that includes university transfer as well as associate degree programs. Honors courses are offered to those with high academic achievement goals. In addition, the college provides community services, technical certificate programs, non-credit courses and basic skills instruction. Situated on 82 acres, the college is located in Orange at the corner of Chapman Avenue and Newport Drive.


    We are always seeking qualified, energetic and committed people to join the RSCCD team. Our goal is to provide the highest quality educational opportunities for all students. Each job in this district is important to the learning process for all our students. Because we serve a diverse student body, we seek employees who possess a genuine interest in serving others. If you share this student-centered philosophy, we invite you to submit an application.

    RSCCD has a reputation as an excellent employer. Whether employees work at one of our college campuses, the district headquarters, or one of our off-campus education centers, employees feel a sense of connection to each other and work to achieve common goals as part of the "Rancho family."

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