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Dean, Instruction and Student Services
Rancho Santiago Community College District

Date Posted May 9, 2018
Title Dean, Instruction and Student Services
University Rancho Santiago Community College District
Department Student Services
Application Deadline 6/29/2018
Position Start Date Available immediately

  • May 9, 2018
  • Dean, Instruction and Student Services
  • Student Services
  • Rancho Santiago Community College District
    Santa Ana, CA
    United States
  • 6/29/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Administration - Student Affairs
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Dean, Instruction and Student Services #AC18-0673
Santiago Canyon College
Division of Continuing Education/Orange Education Center

2017-2018 Management Salary Schedule
Grade B $126,807.39 - $131,867.31 - $137,146.13 - $142,618.08 - $148,321.77 - $154,257.22 - $160,437.30/year

The District provides excellent medical and dental coverage and life insurance of a minimum of $50,000 or a maximum not to exceed the annual salary of the employee. Holidays, sick days, and vacation are earned in accordance with the Administrative Handbook. Payroll deductions include the California State Teachers' Retirement System.

Starting Date: As soon as possible after the offer of employment.
Deadline to Apply: Friday, June 29, 2018, 5:00 PM

Responsible to the Vice President of Continuing Education for all aspects of instructional programs and instructional support services, including counseling, guidance, and related programs, activities and services; performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Development and Delivery of Instructional programs: Overall responsibility for all aspects of adult continuing education, such as ESL, Amnesty, High School Subjects, Adult Basic Education, vocational courses, FTES production, and the procurement and monitoring of facility sites; develops, schedules, offers, evaluates, staffs, cancels and changes offerings to assure cost-effectiveness and responsiveness to community needs and demands; reviews and approves curriculum development proposals, course outlines and instructional materials; acquires, maintains and monitors instructional resources; supervises effectiveness of all programs, activities and services, including counseling and guidance, to serve the needs of a culturally diverse community. Recommends and implements District policy and regulations, services program and personnel compliance with applicable laws and regulations, maintains related records and submits related reports.
Personnel; Responsible for or effectively recommends the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, recall, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, assignment, direction and evaluation of work, and adjustment of grievances of all assigned faculty and staff; administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, and compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel; evaluation of the performance of academic and classified staff assigned, providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.
Students: Responsible for the discipline of students, adjustment of grievances and complaints, scheduling, evaluation and reporting of performance, the resolution of student problems and complaints, and the maintenance of student records. Identifies community needs for courses, and assists transition into college and vocational programs.
Budget/Funding: Substantial responsibilities for the timely and accurate preparation, submission and administration of the budget for designated programs; substantial responsibility for generation, management and accounting for FTES production; substantial responsibility for developing additional resources.
Planning: Responsible for the planning, delivery, funding, and evaluation of all functions, programs, activities and services.
Community Contact/Representation: Must be a highly visible educational leader seeking positions of significant leadership in community institutions and support organizations and on state boards and committees to articulate, enhance and improve District programs and services and reputation at the state and national levels.
Other Professional Responsibilities: Significant responsibility for chairing and supervision of District committees and task forces.

Supervises all aspects of the planning, staffing, scheduling, catalogue description, delivery and evaluation of all adult education programs and services in the continuing education service area, including all personnel functions of assigned staff.
Submits and manages the budget for designated programs; substantial responsibility for developing resources for funding.

Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a California Administrative or Supervisory Credential authorizing service at the community college level or a master's degree and at least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to this administrative assignment, and possess the minimum qualifications to serve as a faculty member in the California Community Colleges.
Required Skills: Ability to supervise staff, resolve conflicts and solve problems, identify opportunities for and generate FTES, evaluate programs and strategies, analyze and apply laws, rules and regulations involving programs, staff and students, and represent the District at the community, state and national levels.

Selection Criteria
Application Screening:
In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
Educational experience-breadth and depth
Work experience-breadth and depth
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Program development
Community involvement
Demonstrated experience working with a diverse socioeconomic community
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others

Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview.

Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
Oral communication skills
Problem solving skills
Successful performance demonstration
Writing skills/demonstration

A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants.

Method of Application
For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents online at by the specified closing date for the position. If you do not have a computer, there is a computer which can only access RSCCD employment website and scanner to upload application materials/documents (no USB) available at the Human Resources Department, 2323 North Broadway, Santa Ana, California, 92706, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
Resume (Required)
Cover Letter (Required)
Unofficial Transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)
Any additional supplemental materials (Optional)

Travel reimbursement is available to those meeting the established district criteria.

Pre-Employment Requirements
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal records check will be paid for by the candidates.

The Rancho Santiago Community College District is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment based on ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics), marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.


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