College of the Canyons is seeking a full time Division Dean in support of Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering. The ideal candidate will provide dynamic leadership, responsive and entrepreneurial direction to meet workforce needs as well as support our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year. Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latino/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve. As a 2018 and 2019 Champion of Higher Education award recipient, ranked number one in Los Angeles County during 2019 for best two-year colleges for adult learners, one of the top transfer institutions in Los Angeles County, as well as one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes while fostering a culture of completion, transfer, and job preparation.
Division Dean, Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering
Review Date: February 7, 2020
Under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Division Dean, Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering provides administrative supervision and directs the operations of the instructional division as part of the School of Mathematics, Sciences and Health Professions. Provides leadership in the Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering area for teaching excellence and student learning, with the goal of student success and continuous improvement of programs and services. Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Manages, coordinates, develops, evaluates, and executes a variety of programs, projects and activities related to Mathematics, Sciences and Engineering. Acts as the district’s Chemical Hygiene Officer. 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 in educational leadership preferred; (See our website for evaluation requirements for units and degrees earned at foreign institutions)
Experience (Requirement #2):
I. Option #1
Two (2) years of academic administrative experience in an institution of higher education reasonably related to the assignment OR
II. Option #2
A minimum of two (2) years of successful leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s assignment; 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 February 2, 2020. Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online. Please visit our website at http://www.canyons.edu/Offices/HumanResources.
If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.
The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.
Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.