Dean, Student Services

Norco, Riverside County
May 14, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs

Dean, Student Services
Norco College
Riverside Community College District

Application Deadline Interested candidates must apply by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time on 06/10/2014
Department: Student Services (N)  
Position Type: Academic Management  
Employment Type: Full-Time
Position Length: 12-month  
Salary Range: Grade X
Salary Amount: $109,904 - $133,803  
Salary Type: Annual  
Is this position categorically (grant) funded? No

Under the supervision of the area Vice President, provides leadership in the identification, development, implementation, and evaluation of student services programs to support student success to achieve academic goals. Collaborates with other administrators, faculty coordinators, and faculty to ensure quality of services and student success. Oversight responsibility for Student Code of Conduct, non-academic discipline, freedom of speech, campus literature distribution, vendors, and Student Activity events. As the needs of the colleges dictate, under the consultation with the area Vice President, the dean may be responsible for any the representative duties described below.

Provides direct or in-direct supervision and direction to assigned staff, faculty, and managers in any of the following areas: Admissions and Records, Assessment/Placement, Cashier's Office, CalWORKs, Counseling, Disabled Student Programs and Services/Disability Resource Center, diversity and equity programs, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services/Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education, Former Foster Youth, Health Services, Job Placement, Matriculation/Student Success and Support Program, Outreach, Puente, Student Activities, Student Government, Student Employment, Student Financial Services, Student Support Services programs, Transfer Center, Tutorial Services, Upward Bound programs, and Veterans Services.  

Master's degree is required. Doctorate is preferred. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.

A minimum of four years administration and/or leadership experience directly related to this administrative assignment, and successful experience in the supervision of student services programs are required. Must have, within the last four years, two years of experience or the equivalent (a) in the management or administration of educational programs, community organizations, government programs, or private industry in which the applicant dealt predominantly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages; OR (b) as a community college counselor or instructor or have comparable experience in working with disadvantaged clientele.

Procedures and effective practices at the college level of areas related to student services. Knowledge of and ability to apply Federal and state regulations, district policies, and accreditation standards. Skill in interpersonal relations, team-building, conflict resolution, and customer service.

Make sound decisions based on interpretation and analysis of data; communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships; work independently; provide leadership; and motivate others.

Must have evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a). Personal characteristics necessary for working with students, employees, and the public in an administrative capacity including stability, good judgment, diplomacy, a sense of humor, and ability to cooperate with co-workers.

CONTACTS: Co-workers, administration, faculty, students, community, non-academic departments, and vendors.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment.  

  1. Provides leadership and direction to area directors and coordinators in developing, implementing, evaluating, and revising procedures to optimize efficient and effective delivery of student services at the college and centers.
  2. Collaborates with the Vice President in the planning, coordinating, evaluation, management of budgets, and the administration of the college's student services programs and services. In consultation with the appropriate administrator and/or faculty coordinator, directs and supervises staff in student services and educational programs.
  3. Conducts performance evaluations of assigned classified employees and academic/classified managers as well as participate in the evaluation of faculty.
  4. Serves as the disciplinary officer in consultation with the student services managers, faculty, academic deans, college police, health services, and hearing board to promote an environment conducive to learning by administering the District Standards of Student Conduct Policy. In cases of perceived discrimination or harassment, works closely with the office of Diversity, Equity, and Compliance.
  5. In coordination with legal counsel, college police, and facilities, enforce the board policy in the free speech area for the health and safety of the college and community.
  6. For programs under direct supervision, develop, analyze, project, and manage general fund, categorical, state, and Federal budgets; maintain fiscal controls, supervise expenditures, prepare necessary reports, and collaborate on the resolution of audit findings.
  7. Apply and implement applicable sections of California Education Code, Title 5, and Federal laws/regulations and district policy.
  8. Provides leadership in the student services program review process and outcome assessment including the analysis of data related to improve programs and services.
  9. Serve as a lead and/or active participant in a variety of standing college committees.
  10. Develop, coordinate, and evaluate college outreach and in-reach programs to current and
    prospective students to prepare students to succeed in college.
  11. Supervise and/or collaborate with Student Activities Coordinator(s) to ensure students are involved in shared governance and participate in the college decision making process.
  12. Interpret, explain, and apply the classified and faculty contracts. Collaborate with the negotiating parties to resolve personnel concerns.
  13. Coordinate with Information Services to ensure appropriate functionality of the integrated technology system in support of assigned areas of responsibility.
  14. Leadership role in executing successful College functions such as Commencement, scholarship and program banquets, and college welcome days.
  15. Maintain an understanding of current ideas, trends, and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this position, through continued study and participation in professional organizations.
  16. Participates in local, regional, and state boards, committees, and councils to promote Riverside Community College District and the community college movement.
  17. Serves as a member of the Management Leadership Association.
  18. Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned
This is an Academic Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Chani Beeman, 450 E. Alessandro Blvd., Riverside, CA 92508. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.  

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Masters or Equivalent Transcript  
Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Other Document
Doctorate Transcript
Other Transcript
Associate or Equivalent Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript  
Effective Employment Date: A Mutually Agreed Upon Start Date  


* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

* Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted: Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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