Dean, Math and Science

Costa Mesa, Orange County
May 02, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Employment Type
Full Time
Orange Coast College Dean, Math and Science 11-O-15 $104,627.00 - $137,811.00 Annually Apply by: 05/29/2014 Complete job description and application available online at: Performance Responsibilities: Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean, Math & Science is responsible for the following functions within the policies and procedures established by the Board of Trustees. 1. Oversee the development of the Division's semester schedules utilizing staff resources and physical facilities to meet the emerging needs of the student population and program demands. 2. Provide instructional resources within the budget structure to meet specific program needs. 3. Develop and maintain Division budget within the framework of the financial resources including audit tracking. 4. Oversee implementation of current employment contracts, including evaluation and scheduling of faculty and classified staff. 5. Oversee the development and accurate completion of Division faculty load sheets. 6. Provide leadership in the updating, maintaining, and development of curriculum for the Division. 7. Identify funding sources and prepare clear and concise procedures for development, implementation, and monitoring of funding proposals for the Division's programs and special projects. 8. Assist in development and coordination of staff development activities for the Division staff. 9. Assist in the communication, promotion, and publicity of the Division's programs. 10. Plan for the Division's program facilities, staffing, and instructional needs, and integrate them into the college and district planning process. 11. Direct information gathering and preparation of reports related to the Division's programs and oversee the preparation and maintenance of various records. 12. Supervise Division faculty and staff, and improve the instructional standards of the Division and college. 13. Provide necessary coordination of the Division's program review and accreditation processes. 14. Act as liaison between the Division and other instructional areas. 15. Conduct regular division and department meetings. 16. Work collaboratively with faculty on budget, curriculum, facilities, and other areas of shared governance. 17. Represent the college at regional and statewide organizations. 18. Represent the college at campus and community events when appropriate. 19. Perform additional duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications: 1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (c): a. Possess the California Community College Credential authorizing administrative service at the community college level. b. Possess a Master's degree from an accredited institution AND one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment. c. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials. 2. A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. Desirable Qualifications: 1. Administrative experience as a program and/or instructor coordinator, department chair, Assistant or Associate Dean or higher. 2. Three years of successful full-time classroom teaching in a math or science program, preferably at the community college level. 3. Demonstrated ability to give leadership to Math & Sciences programs. 4. Two years of management experience in higher education including developing and administering budgets. 5. Knowledge of and/or experience in one of the division's disciplines: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, Marine Science, Natural Science, Ornamental Horticulture, Physics. 6. Evidence of and ability to communicate effectively with college faculty, staff, students, and members of the community. 7. Evidence of and experience in hiring: support staff, adjunct faculty and full-time faculty. 8. Demonstrated experience managing faculty and staff in a collective bargaining environment. 9. Familiarity with and ability to work with common computer technology and software applications. 10. Familiarity with and ability to schedule classes and complete division faculty load sheets. 11. Evidence of the ability to advocate for the division's programs. 12. Evidence of successful experience working with diverse student populations. 13. Demonstrated experience with shared governance in a higher education environment. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Educational Administrator Contract, full-time, 12-month per year Location: Orange Coast College Start Date: Fall 2014 EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATOR SALARY: The annual salary range for this position (D-32) is $104,627 to $137,811, based on the 2013/2014 salary schedule, plus a monthly mileage allowance. In addition, an annual stipend of $2,781 is offered for possession of an earned Doctorate from an accredited institution. Application Requirements: 1. A completed application, which must be submitted by the deadline date, includes the following items: 2. A Certificated application. 3. Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications for the desired position not to exceed four (4) pages, addressing the candidate's management style, education philosophy and how the candidate meets the "Desirable Qualifications" as listed above (#1-13). 4. Current Resume of professional experience, educational background, teaching experience, management experience, publications, and other pertinent information. 5. Application for Equivalency (if applicable). 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). If you do not know an answer, please indicate so, but do not leave any space blank. All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate the job you are applying to and your name. Disability Accommodations: If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714 OR (714) 438-4713. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request. Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer