Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic and Student Success, provides leadership and vision for the Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) mission; manages and directs the functions and operations associated with counseling, outreach, retention, student equity, student access, and categorical programs; and works collaboratively with college leadership, faculty, and staff to incorporate data-driven decision-making into the full implementation, supervision, and evaluation of Student Success and Equity Plan elements appropriate to the assigned areas of responsibility. Perform other duties as assigned.
*Please remember to attach your resume, unofficial transcripts and a letter of interest no more than five pages (these are required in order to be considered for this position).*
| Duties and Responsibilities: |
|The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in the job title. |
- Plans, coordinates, and administers Student Success and Support Program (SSSP), counseling and categorical programs.
- Assists in the implementation and maintenance of a comprehensive Student Success and Equity Plan designed to support students.
- Demonstrates a commitment to students and their successes. Motivates the campus community to promote a culture supportive of student equity and Student Success.
- Works collaboratively with management, faculty and staff to advance student access, equity, and success.
- Provides leadership to categorical programs (EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, DSPS), ensures these programs are integrally connected with counseling, orientation programs, and tutoring, and First-Year Experience programs.
- Plans, implements, and evaluates short and long-range strategies and goals for the areas of academic counseling and categorical programs, the First-Year Experience programs, and the initiatives within the SSSP.
- Administers student conduct and discipline; serve as initial Investigating Officer and Hearing Officer for suspension and non-suspension offenses and consults, when necessary, with the Vice President on more serious disciplinary issues.
- Supervises and provides direction and leadership over supervised employees; and participate in the selection, evaluation, training and termination of employees.
- Oversees the development of District policies and procedures related to programs and services, and help with implementation of policies, procedures, and campus operations.
- Prepares student data reports required by the District, the Chancellor's Office, and other agencies; assists with the development of other outcome measures to identify disproportionate student impact; identify goals and strategies that enhance student success and equity.
- Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with local K-12 school districts, colleges, universities, and state, local and federal agencies.
- Prepares and administers appropriate departmental budget and authorize expenditures.
- Coordinates student outreach, recruitment, and retention efforts.
- Oversees, administers, and addresses student appeals related to academic and progress probation, course repeats, and academic renewal.
- Serves as a liaison with community agencies, schools, special programs and interest groups affecting student services offered to CMC students.
- Interprets and complies with pertinent federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
- Understands, analyzes, and explains complex federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and policies; educates, informs, and applies these laws, rules, regulations, and policies.
- Chairs or serves on various college committees and participate in professional organizations as appropriate to assignment.
- Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.
| Qualifications: |
|Education and Experience: |
- Masters Degree from an accredited college.
- Four or more full-time years of successful experience in teaching, counseling and/or administration at the community college level.
- Evidence of understanding of Student Success and/or student services.
- Demonstrated evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic background and ability of community college students.
- One year leadership experience in a collegial environment.
- One year experience in a supervisory role.
- Experience with 2012 Student Success Act and Student Equity planning.
- Experience with categorical funding, budget management, and student discipline.
- Demonstrated effectiveness in leading and motivating the college community, including students, in a collegial manner within a successful environment.
- Student Success Act of 2012 and Student Equity planning, and student support functions.
- Program review, learning outcomes, institutional dialog, and continuous quality improvement.
- Department budget development and administration.
- Familiarization with or ability to acquire knowledge of California Education Code, Title IV, Title V, Clery Act, SaVE Act, SB 967, and other legislation relating to community college operations.
- Handling difficult and sensitive issues and problems; resolves conflict.
| Supplemental Information: |
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle and read and analyze computer screens, regulations, laws and codes, rules and policies, financial and statistical data, and other printed material.
- Ability to travel via personal or commercial transportation.
- Ability to speak and hearing to communicate effectively in group settings and by telephone to students, faculty, staff, and others.
- Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.
- Ability to lift and / or carry 25 pounds.
1st Review of Applications: week of April 10th
1st round of Interviews: week of April 24th
Round of 2nd Interviews: week of May 1st
Tentative Start: May 15th