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Dean, Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness
San Diego Community College District

  • Mar. 1, 2018
  • Dean, Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness
  • Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness
  • San Diego Community College District
    San Diego, CA
    United States
  • 3/22/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Dean
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Dean, Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness

San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 3/22/2018

Position Number: 002632

Location: Continuing Education

Position Type:

The Position:

Under the general direction of the College President, coordinate, manage, and evaluate an assigned instructional or instructional support program in accordance with legal requirements, district policies, and sound instructional/guidance principles and practices.

Incumbents are assigned to serve as the administrator for Continuing Education (CE) to plan, organize, integrate and direct the work and programs of the Research, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness department in support of CE's instructional, administrative and student services programs. They also perform the following:

Lead, coordinate, participate in, monitor, revise and report outcomes of CE's long- and short-term institutional research and planning activities; ensure planning processes are systematic, integrated and aligned with accreditation and other planning-related requirements; manage, participate in, and oversee a variety of research initiatives, to inform strategic and program planning efforts; coordinate, facilitate and provide support for program review processes while coordinating on-going accreditation activities and continuous improvement efforts.

Establish overall objectives and plans; initiate and participate in overall program planning; assess needs for new programs/services; facilitate their development and implementation in accordance with established approval guidelines and budgets.

Major Responsibilities:

Communicate and interpret program objectives and offerings to potential students, other two-year and four-year institutions, community organizations, students, staff, instructors and others.

Screen, interview, select, assign, supervise and evaluate staff; plan, coordinate and provide orientation and in-service education for professional development of assigned staff.

Prepare staff assignments and schedules; assign work location in accordance with established District policy.

Develop annual budget recommendations according to established procedures; monitor and control assigned program budgets; initiate special fund requests.

Serve as a member of District, site or other committees and task forces; maintain liaison with other site and District administration to assure proper coordination of activities; promote sharing of ideas and communication of successful operating practices with others in similar positions inside and outside the District.

Represent the District and participate at the local, State and national levels in organizations and activities that improve, promote and publicize District instructional/instructional support programs.

Coordinate and direct special projects as assigned; initiate studies and conduct analyses as necessary to determine the need for new or modified course offerings, programs or services.

Prepare reports and make presentations as necessary; assure the preparation, distribution and maintenance of required reports, records and files.

Perform related duties as assigned.


The minimum qualifications for service as an educational administrator shall be both of the following:
(a) Possession of a masters degree;
(b) One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators administrative assignment.

Desired Qualifications:

The successful applicant will have established the highest level of professional competence evidenced by a combination of education, training, and/or experience which clearly demonstrates the following:

Demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership in a participatory governance environment.
Experience providing leadership for institutional planning and effectiveness.
Demonstrated ability to integrate, interpret and apply research findings to student learning outcomes, program review, planning and budgeting.

Demonstrated ability to facilitate the development and implementation of a strategic planning process.
Experience in developing and managing operational and program budgets.
Demonstrated ability to supervise and evaluate professional and support staff.
Demonstrated ability to prepare reports.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
Working collaboratively in a multicultural, multiethnic community with individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives.


Training and Experience:

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: qualification for a California Community College Supervisor Credential and three years of increasingly responsible and directly related management or supervisory experience in an institution of higher education.

Both of the following: (a) Masters degree; AND (b) One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators administrative assignment.

Physical Requirements:

Category III


Favorable, usually involves an office.

Valid California drivers license

California Community College Supervisory Credential.

Pay Information:

Range 18 ($8,685.11 $13,925.96) 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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