Dean, Disability Support Programs and Services and Student Affairs
San Diego Community College District
Under the direction of a Vice President of Instruction and Vice President of Student Services, or other assigned manager, plan, organize and direct a major instructional, instructional support or student services program on a college campus or at a large continuing education site. Incumbents in this classification are assigned to manage and provide leadership to a large instructional program involving a group of academic subject areas, a large continuing education program, an instructional support or a student services program employing certificated personnel such as academic support, student affairs, student development, matriculation or student services. Dean positions may supervise staff directly or through first-line supervisors, such as Associate Deans.
- Plan, organize, coordinate, manage and evaluate an assigned instructional disability support program and student services program in accordance with legal requirements, District policies and sound instructional/guidance principles and practices.
- 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.
DEAN CONTINUING EDUCATION:
The candidate must be able to successfully execute e the following duties and responsibilities:
Oversee daily operations for the Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) in accordance with legal requirements, including applicable District policies, State & Federal laws.
Serve as the disciplinary officer in accordance with the District Policy on Student Rights, Responsibilities and Administrative Due Process.
Resolve student grievances, process student disciplinary cases, and collaborate with faculty, police and crisis response committees.
Manage and provide leadership to student affairs programs and activities, including student government, at the seven campuses of San Diego Continuing Education.
Communicate and interpret DSPS 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 regular and substitute faculty and 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.
Coordinate and facilitate the resolution of student, instructor and staff conflicts, complaints and grievances.
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.
Education and Experience:
At least two (2) years full-time experience or the equivalent within the last four (4) years in one or more of the following fields: (1) instruction or counseling or both in a higher education program for students with disabilities; (2) administration of a program for students with disabilities in an institution of higher education; (3) teaching, counseling or administration in secondary education, working predominantly or exclusively in programs for students with disabilities; or (4) administrative or supervisory experience in industry, government, public agencies, the military, or private social welfare organizations, in which the responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively related to persons with disabilities.
Delivery systems for instructional disability support programs and services.
Principles and practices of student affairs.
Student rights, responsibilities, campus safety and due process.
Principles and techniques of leadership, instruction, training, counseling and supervising.
Goals and objectives of assigned programs.
Program and staff evaluation principles.
Governance systems for California community college districts
Supervision, management and public administration principles.
Budget, accounting and fund-raising principles.
Local, state and federal laws governing programs and services of community college districts.
Trends in educational program offerings.
Content and course outlines.
Goals of the Districts educational master plan.
Districts collective bargaining and participatory governance processes
Technical aspects of field of specialty.
Current trends outside program which affect program.
District organization, policies and procedures.
Public relations and marketing techniques.
Skills and Abilities:
Maintain excellent interpersonal relations with college, program and District staff, students and community groups.
Train, select, assign, supervise and evaluate staff.
Develop and direct delivery systems and implementation procedures for assigned programs and services.
Develop and control budgets.
Demonstrate analytical and assessment abilities.
Influence and persuade people to follow a prescribed course of action.
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Valid California drivers license
California Community College Supervisory Credential. (if possess)
Range 18 ($6,726.50 $10,732.96) 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.
To apply, visit: https://www.sdccdjobs.com
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.