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

Date Posted May 12, 2021
Title Dean, Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics
University College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Department Physical Education
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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College of the Canyons

Dean, Physical Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics
An Educational Administrator Position
Position # ACA20-352
Review Date: June 1, 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. Therefore, we prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits diversity brings to a professional educational community. 

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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