Ventura County Community College District is seeking a Dean of Mathematics and Sciences for Ventura College
Under the direction of the Executive Vice President, the Dean of Instructional Services is responsible for the overall design, organization, delivery, supervision, evaluation, and fiscal management of an instructional services program in an assigned division/department.
This Dean is responsible for oversight of the following programs and disciplines: Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Anatomy/Physiology, Astronomy, Biology/Microbiology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Environmental Science & Resource Management, Geography/GIS, Geology, Mathematics, Physical Science, Physics, Physiology as well as Mathematics Computer Lab, and MESA.
Additional responsibilities may be assigned or focus areas changed as college needs dictate.
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 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 activities related to articulation with secondary schools and 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.
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 *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://jobs.vcccd.edu.
Preferred qualifications: Teaching and administrative experience in higher education in disciplines related to the assignment
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/applicants/Central?quickFind=53385 to view the complete job announcement and to apply for this position. To ensure consideration please apply by April 1, 2012.