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Dean, Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics
College of the Canyons

Date Posted Feb. 19, 2021
Title Dean, Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics
University College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Department Athletics
Application Deadline Mar. 25, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Education
    Administration - Academic Unit
    Health Sciences

College of the Canyons

Dean, Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics
An Educational Administrator Position
Position #ACA20-348
Review Date: March 25, 2021
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The Santa Clarita Community District is committed to achieving educational equity for all students. As presented in our District Strategic Plan, which focuses on Access, Engagement, and Success, "Equity, inclusion, and diversity are not goals in themselves, but ideologies embedded in all actions and planning across all departments and functions of our college and its two campuses.
College of the Canyons is part of the Santa Clarita Community College District and is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), enrolling approximately 32,000 students each academic year. College of the Canyons has a diverse student population that reflects our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.
We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. The successful candidate must be an equity-minded individual committed to collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who share our commitment to closing equity gaps. The Santa Clarita Community College District seeks leaders possessing a strong grounding in academic and student services programs and a thorough understanding of the primary mission of the community college. We seek employees that value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, who are conscientious risk takers and transformational leaders guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals.


Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction, the Dean for the Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics Division provides visionary leadership in support of teaching excellence, coaching excellence, competitive excellence and student learning, with the goal of student success and continuous improvement of programs and services while providing administrative supervision and oversight for all instructional programs across the division. This position is responsible for promoting instructional best practices through the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in support of student success. 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. 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 in a discipline reasonably related to the assignment, 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):
Option #1: 
Two (2) years of academic administrative experience in an institution of higher education reasonably related to the assignment OR 
Option #2: 
A minimum of two (2) years of successful full-time leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment; AND
A minimum of one (1) year of successful full-time 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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