Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial. These characteristics define not only College of the Canyons, but the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among California’s 113 community colleges.
College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.
The college has served the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions within a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County since 1969. Visionary leadership combined with a steady infusion of new residents and businesses create a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative, and attuned to the evolving needs of the community.
Dean, Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics and Athletics Director
An Educational Administrator Position
Review Date: April 30, 2018
Position Description: Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Student Services, the Dean/AD provides administrative supervision and overall direction of the operations of the Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics Division. Provides leadership for teaching excellence, coaching excellence, competitive excellence and student learning, with the goal of student success and continuous
improvement of programs and services. Represents the division at on- campus and off-campus occasions, forming academic and community collaborative partnerships and creating unique opportunities for student growth. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations including Title IX and the CCCAA, board policy and the protocols and integrity of communication associated with campus decision making and organizational structure. Manages, coordinates, develops, evaluates, and executes a variety of projects, activities, and may be assigned responsibilities for a combination of day, evening, and weekend programs offered by the College. Within the scope of this position new components may be added or deleted based on district or community needs.
(Requirements 1 and 2 must be met in order to qualify for the position):
Education (Requirement #1):
Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university, Doctorate or Ph.D. in educational leadership preferred; (See our website for evaluation requirements for units and degrees earned at foreign institutions).
Experience (Requirement #2):
Two (2) years of academic administrative experience in an institution of higher education OR
A minimum of two (2) years of successful leadership experience; AND
A minimum of one (1) year of successful experience providing leadership for a major district-level initiative/program; AND
Completion of a leadership training program of at least one (1) semester in duration.
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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted by the end of the day in the Human Resources Offices on April 30, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/HumanResources.