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Ventura County Community College District is seeking an Dean of Career and Technical Education for Ventura College

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Ventura County Community College District

Location

Ventura, CA

Job Description

           
Ventura County Community College District is seeking an Dean of Career and Technical Education  for Ventura College

Salary and Benefits
$103,779 - $139,074/year (Doctorate: Add $4,798)
The Ventura County Community College District offers an excellent benefits package which includes the following:
• 20 days of paid vacation per year,
• 18 paid holidays/days off per year (including 7 consecutive paid days off during the • holidays),
• sick leave,
• District paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, and
• participation in the CalSTRS retirement program.

The position
The Dean of Career & Technical Education (CTE) is responsible for oversight of the following programs and disciplines: Architecture, Drafting, Automotive, Business, Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Child Development and the Child Development Center, Construction Technology, Criminal Justice, Emergency Medical Technology/Paramedic, Health Science, Manufacturing Technology, Nursing Science (RN), Environmental Technologies and Welding. In addition the Dean with oversee non-degree internships, Reserve Academy, Vocational & Technical Education Act (Perkins) programs, and the SB 70 Collaborative grant in partnership with Oxnard College and Moorpark College.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop, direct, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the programs, personnel, operations, and activities of their respective division, including program planning, analysis and review. Work with the EVP to ensure compliance with Education Code, state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, district policies, and all contractual agreements between the Governing Board and recognized bargaining units.
• Assist in the recruitment, selection, and development of classified and academic personnel within the division, and evaluate all personnel in accordance with applicable policies and procedures; plan and project division staffing requirements; monitor proper and efficient use of assigned staff; provide staffing recommendations in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity principles and guidelines.
• Direct the development and implementation of CTE class schedules and faculty assignments in accordance with current assessment of program and student needs and collective bargaining agreements.
• Direct and implement sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the division budget; supervise the preparation and submission of division budget and, upon approval, assume overall responsibility for timely and accurate implementation.
• Develop and implement externally funded initiatives; plan resource allocations for facilities, equipment and technologies that support instructional programs in the division.
• Provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters relating to the instructional programs; promote the inclusion of students in the shared decision-making process.
• Ensure that all division courses, curriculum and programs comply with applicable laws, other federal, state, and local requirements, district rules and regulations, Education Code, and collective bargaining agreements; collaborate with the staff to assure that proper course articulation is maintained with other institutions of higher education.
• Develop, implement, direct and evaluate CTE activities related to articulation with secondary schools and support matriculation activities within the college, including the recruitment, admission, assessment, advisement and retention of students.
• Coordinate the establishment and implementation of division advisory committees; establish and maintain liaisons with business and community representatives as participants in the planning, development and modification of division curriculum and programs.
• Coordinate and prepare timely, accurate and comprehensive instructional and other reports required by various federal, state, district and college departments.
• Promote and participate in the application of computer technology to division programs and activities; use a variety of computer software to research, enter, modify and retrieve data for preparation of reports, correspondence and other written materials.
• Keep abreast of emerging services, methodologies, and technologies relevant to division.
• Serve on management councils and other college and district committees.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of:
• Philosophy, mission, and goals of the community college
• Goals, policies, regulations, contractual requirements and methods related to effective curriculum development and implementation,
• program/class scheduling,
• faculty assignments and instruction.
• Current theories on teaching and learning, including use of technology and multicultural issues that affect instructional and related support programs and services.
Institutional research models and methodologies.
• Respectful and sensitive communication with people who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities.
• Strategic planning and program development.
• Community and business organizations.
• Participatory approaches to governance.  

Ability to:
• Work effectively as part of a management team dedicated to collaboration and the college goal of integrating instruction and student services as a way to create and maintain a supportive student learning environment.
• Exercise group leadership skills that emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving.
• Create and maintain a high level of staff morale to achieve consensus while demonstrating an understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, cultural, disability, sexual orientation, and religious backgrounds of the college students.
• Demonstrate commitment to the continued improvement of teaching and learning.
• Create an environment conducive to the development of instructional and service innovations.
• Work in a dynamic environment and handle multiple responsibilities.
• Direct, coordinate and evaluate the work of others.
• Develop and manage a budget, including externally funded initiatives.
• Plan effectively in the process of allocating resources to further institutional goals, evaluating the results of the allocations, and developing strategies for continued strength of the college's programs and services.
• Work comfortably in an interdisciplinary environment.
• Solve problems creatively.
• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
• Exercise independent judgment.
• Establish and maintain good community relations and deliver effective public presentations.  

Education and Experience
Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment
OR the Equivalent*

All coursework must be from a recognized accredited college or university.

*Applicants must meet the stated minimum qualifications, no later than the application deadline or complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency if they wish to be considered.

For further details regarding equivalency criteria, please download the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency available at http://apptrkr.com/234675

Preferred qualifications:  Community college career technical education administration experience  

The College District
Ventura County Community College District consists of three colleges that offer fully-accredited educational programs for students transferring to four-year colleges and universities, vocational programs for acquiring job skills, and programs for updating career skills through continuing education. Governed by a five-member locally elected Board of Trustees and directed by the Chancellor, the Ventura County Community College District serves a county of approximately 800,000 residents.
Visit our website at http://jobs.vcccd.edu to view the complete job announcement and to apply for this position.  To ensure consideration please apply by March 25, 2012. 

Questions:
If you have any questions pertaining to this vacancy, please contact Lupe Corral at  lcorral@vcccd.edu.

EOE

 

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Academic Dean

Department/Division

Benefits

Salary Range

$103,779 - $139,074/year (Doctorate: Add $4,798)

Travel Level

Education

Minimum Experience

Professional Designation

Contact Name

Lupe Corral

Contact Phone

Contact Fax

Contact E-mail Address

lcorral@vcccd.edu

Approved

Yes

Approval Date

2/21/2012 12:00 AM
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