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Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Program
San Diego Community College District

  • Oct. 5, 2017
  • Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Program
  • San Diego Community College District
    San Diego, CA
    United States
  • 10/26/2017
  • Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Dean
  • Administration - Academic Unit
    Administration - Other
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San Diego Community College District

Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Program

Closing Date: 10/26/2017

Position Number:

Location: San Diego Miramar College

Position Type: Academic

The Position:

Under direction of the Dean for the School of Business, Technical Careers and Workforce Initiatives, the Career Education (CE) Associate Dean for Strong Workforce will plan, organize and align workforce development programs and services related to the Strong Workforce Initiative, Doing What Matters, Carl D. Perkins Act and other CE related grants and projects. This position will also assume administrative responsibility for implementation of a new, integrated Career Services delivery model at Miramar College.

Major Responsibilities:

The Associate Dean/Strong Workforce Director will supervise all operational functions of the Strong Workforce Program, Perkins, and other CE grants and projects including the development and management of annual work-plans, budgets and related expenditures and preparation of multiple reports in accordance with regional, state and federal requirements/regulations; evaluate SWP program performance in areas of enrollment, completion, transfer and employment outcomes; oversee the development of web based systems and processes to collect, track and monitor SWP metrics across instructional programs and services; work with CE faculty to develop new curriculum and programs in new and emerging occupational areas; assist with the development and implementation of effective marketing and outreach; assist in the coordination of industry advisory activities; participate in local, regional, and statewide workforce development activities; and assist in aligning the Strong Workforce Plan to the Colleges strategic goals and educational master plan, with a specific emphasis on aligning with the SSSP, SEP and BSI Integrated Plan to align available resources to ensure student success.

The incumbent will also be responsible for integrating career services across instructional programs and student service areas. Duties will include: supervise career services faculty and staff; work collaboratively with Instructional and Student Service administration, faculty and staff to coordinate and implement aligned academic and student services and activities; design, identify and provide joint professional development to enhance the integration of career services across programs and services; and be responsible for developing and overseeing of a coordinated student employment and outcome tracking and data collection system for students seeking career services across all instructional programs.


In compliance with policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:
Possession of a Masters degree from a regionally accredited institution AND one (1) year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators assignment; OR,
Possession of a lifetime California Community College Supervisor Credential.

Desired Qualifications:

1. Demonstrated knowledge, experience and success coordinating Career Education (CE) programs and related economic and workforce development projects and activities.
2. Demonstrated ability and experience in managing grant-funded programs and projects including grant metric evaluations, fiscal/budget development and oversight, and the reporting of grant outcomes.
3. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in hiring, supervising, evaluating and disciplining faculty and classified staff.
4. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with administrators, faculty and staff involved in workforce development initiatives and assist in the development and coordination of workforce development plans.
5. Demonstrated ability to collect, retrieve, and interpret various data to inform CE programs.
6. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty and staff to assess, evaluate, monitor, and document student progress and success utilizing appropriate research and data management methods and tools.
7. Demonstrated experience providing administrative and technical support to career education faculty with the development of new programs and curriculum.
8. Demonstrated experience directing and/or implementing career services such as employment readiness, career assessment, internship development and job placement.
9. Demonstrated knowledge and experience with database development and implementation.
10. Demonstrated experience working with participatory governance.
11. Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining professional, community, and industry partnerships including industry advisory boards and regional workforce development partnerships.
12. Demonstrated ability and experience to professionally represent San Diego Miramar College in local, regional, state, and community activities related to career technical education and workforce development.
13. Demonstrated knowledge and experience using current software and web-based information systems to track, report, document grant activities and present measurable outcomes.
14. Demonstrated experience publicizing, promoting and communicating CE programs to the college, to the district and to external community organizations.
15. Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.



Pay Information:

Range 16 ($7,498.38 $11,993.49) per month based on the current Management Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the Management Employees Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.


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