Dean, School of Continuing Education Instruction and Student Services
North Orange County Community College District
School of Continuing Education - Cypress Campus
SCE Dean, Cypress Center
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Monday Friday, 8:00 am 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Provides leadership in the administration, organization and development of assigned instructional programs and student support services to meet community needs within the continuing education mission, including resource development and personnel management, in accordance with laws, regulations, District policy and collective bargaining agreements.
Formulates and develops long and short-range goals and strategic plans for assigned areas of responsibility, including staffing, facilities, curriculum and student support services; assures consistency of plans with other School of Continuing Education plans and District plans.
Develops and implements plans and policies to facilitate, improve and promote the curriculum, programs and services of the instructional and student services areas; maintains instructional and service standards of quality.
Supervises the planning, development and recommendation of new courses; reviews standing courses and recommends the deletion of courses no longer appropriate to the curriculum; maintains current course outlines to accurately reflect the instructional programs.
Manages enrollment, attendance and FTES production; develops and implements marketing and enrollment plans; develops and prepares class sections to be offered, class schedules, room and instructor assignments; determines appropriate equipment and supplies for assigned areas of responsibility in accordance with established policies; monitors and controls inventories.
Develops and prepares the annual preliminary budget for assigned areas of responsibility; monitors and controls budget expenditures; directs the preparation and maintenance of detailed and comprehensive reports, records and files regarding personnel, facilities, programs, operations and activities.
Represents the School of Continuing Education at community events; fosters partnerships with community agencies in support of the continuing education mission and goals.
Maintains communication with District and School of Continuing Education staff and various agencies to coordinate program services and activities and exchange information. and services activities.
Serves as the site student discipline officer.
Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.
Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate staff development programs and activities for faculty and staff; provides orientation for new employees.
Organizes, attends or chairs a variety of administrative and staff meetings as required; serves on committees as assigned; provides administrative oversight of special projects or programs as assigned.
Maintains current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to assigned programs; learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.
Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of students.
Performs related duties as assigned.
In addition to the essential functions, the Dean, SCE Instruction and Student Services may participate in the development and administration of external funding sources from grants, corporate sponsorships, and donations.
Under the direction of the Provost of the School of Continuing Education, this position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and supervisory duties related to the functions and activities of assigned instructional areas and student support services within the School of Continuing Education. The Dean, SCE Instruction and Student Services serves as the Chief Operating Officer of an assigned School of Continuing Education center and is responsible for the overall leadership and operations of the center.
The Dean, SCE Instruction and Student Services maintains frequent contact with School of Continuing Education and District administrators, faculty and staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives
Knowledge of California education code and requirements, including Title 5
Knowledge of research project policies, procedures and practices, including data collection and analysis
Knowledge of educational pedagogy and student success strategies applicable for the diverse community
college student body
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary
Knowledge of record keeping procedures
Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance
Knowledge of appropriate software and databases
Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures
Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and time lines
Ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing
Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
This position requires a valid drivers license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Drivers License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Board Policy 6010, Section 4.0)
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.
Possession of a masters degree from a regionally accredited institution
At least one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
Possession of an advanced degree in educational administration or an academic or student services discipline;
Teaching or student services experience in an accredited post-secondary institution;
Experience in the management, coordination or leadership of an academic program or service, preferably in a continuing education/adult education environment;
Experience, understanding and commitment to working with a culturally and ethnically diverse student population.
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.
$125,556 - $158,871 annually
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Commitment to Diversity:
All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
Special Instructions Summary:
Applicants must complete the drivers license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.
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). Do not use terms such as see resume or see attached.
The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.
NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures AP 7120-10.
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/2557