San Diego Community College District
Dean of Student Development & Matriculation
Closing Date: 4/3/2017
Location: City College
Position Type: Academic
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Dean of Student Development and Matriculation at San Diego City College. The position reports to the Vice President for Student Services. The planned start date is as soon as possible following the hiring process, but no later than July 1, 2017. The Dean provides leadership for the implementation of programs and services required to comply with California State Senate Bill 1456 and other student success related mandates. The Dean of Student Development is generally responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating student support services in close cooperation with department chairs, faculty, and college administration. More specifically, this includes the coordination and supervision of non-classroom faculty assignments, classified and supervisory assignments, staff development, budget, and district, state and federal reports. The dean is involved in the selection, supervision, and evaluation of faculty and staff. The assignment includes the oversight of programs such as Counseling, Evaluations, Admissions and Records, Veterans, Transition Services, Outreach, Assessment, and First Year Services. The dean is expected to establish and maintain connections with relevant community and professional organizations and also participate in college governance and decision making.
Plan, organize, coordinate, and lead programs of student support services, including the Student Success and Support Program.Supervise and evaluate academic, support and administrative staff.Establish and communicate to administration, faculty, and staff a well-defined philosophy of matriculation, focusing on student success and student equity.Provide and coordinate the systematic dissemination of student success and student equity information to the faculty, staff, and students.Ensure student access to programs and services and gather data that improves the colleges capacity to match services to student needs.Establish effective interpersonal relationships and work sensitively with people of diverse cultural socio-economic, disability and ethnic backgrounds.Develop goals and objectives that support student success, student equity and mission of the college.Develop and implement effective research and evaluation methodology.Report results of assessment, analysis and make recommendations to administration and faculty.Develop and enhance technology tools for the delivery of student services (Examples: Online orientation and counseling).Direct the preparation of reports as required by the college, district and state.Systematically keep the Vice President for Student Services and other staff apprised of the status and progress of assignments.Know and understand the pertinent sections of the California Education Code and Title 5.Communicate and interpret program objectives and offerings to potential students, other two-year and four-year institutions, community organizations, students, staff, instructors and others.Develop annual budget recommendations according to established procedures; monitor and control assigned program budgets; initiate special fund requests.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.
:In compliance with policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:Possession of a Masters degree from a regionally accredited institution;AND,One (1) year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators assignment.
1. Demonstrated experience providing leadership for student services programs designed to enhance the probability of success (such as college personal growth skills classes, Counseling Career and Transfer Services and specially funded programs for special populations, graduation evaluations and matriculation, student support and student success). 2. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with supervising student success and/or student equity programs. 3. Demonstrated ability to integrate student services and instructional services to achieve the college mission. 4. Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and coordinate projects/programs designed to promote student success in a post-secondary institution. 5. Demonstrated experience in and knowledge of higher education integrated planning, program review and accreditation. 6. Demonstrated experience supervising, evaluating and providing leadership to counseling faculty and support staff in a post secondary institution. 7. Demonstrated ability to manage complex budgets and projects. 8. Knowledge of and experience in the use of computer applications for the delivery of student services. 9. Ability to develop and maintain partnerships with secondary schools, 4-year colleges/universities and community based organizations. 10. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. 11. Experience working with diverse student groups, including those with different levels of academic preparation, physical abilities and learning abilities. 12. Demonstrated ability to a) establish and maintain a professional working relationship with counseling and classroom faculty and b) work cooperatively with student services, instructional and administrative services
Valid California drivers license[if possess] California Community College Supervisory Credential.
Range 18 ($8,543.29 $13,698.57) 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.
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