Innovative. Collaborative. Entrepreneurial. These characteristics define not only College of the Canyons, but the faculty, staff, and administrators who make this college one of the most unique among California’s 113 community colleges.
College of the Canyons is among the fastest growing community colleges in the nation. It is widely recognized as a model community college for enhancing student access, success, and equity. In fact, its completion rates rank among the highest in the state. The college has also established a well-deserved reputation for bolstering economic development, and offering innovative career technical education responsive to industry needs.
The college has served the dynamic, growing Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding regions within a 367-square-mile area of northern Los Angeles County since 1969. Visionary leadership combined with a steady infusion of new residents and businesses create a spirit of possibilities that inspires the college to be flexible, creative, and attuned to the evolving needs of the community.
Assistant Director, The Learning Center
An Educational Administrator Position
Review Date: July 20, 2018
Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Learning Resources and Director of The Learning Center (TLC), the Assistant Director, The Learning Center, coordinates and supervises the functions of The Learning Center to meet the academic support needs of students. The Assistant Director assists the Director with the development and supervision of faculty, staff, facilities, budget, policies and procedures for these activities. Collaborates with faculty and staff to develop and maintain academic support for students’ writing development. Directs The Learning Center in the absence of the Director. Oversees the operations of The Learning Center at the Canyon Country Campus as well as the Testing Center in all its locations. The Learning Center provides tutoring and assistance for students primarily in the areas of English, Mathematics, ESL and computer-based curriculum. Other subject areas may be added depending on students’ needs on a semester-by-semester basis. The position may include a combination of, department, division, college, and community leadership functions. Assignment may include day, evening, and weekend duties at all District sites and distance learning assignments. Within the scope of this position new responsibilities may be added or deleted based on District and 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, 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
One (1) year of academic administrative experience in an institution of higher education reasonably related to the assignment OR;
II. Option #2
A minimum of one (1) year of successful leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s assignment; AND
A minimum of six (6) months 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 July 20, 2018. 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.