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Dean of Instruction (Career and Technical Education)

Company

Kern Community College District

Location

Bakersfield, CA

Job Description

Kern Community College District

Dean of Instruction (Career and Technical Education)

The Dean of Instruction is responsible to the Vice President, Academic Affairs, and has broad accountability, within the participatory governance framework, for planning, directing and evaluating assigned functions associated with maintaining quality instructional and academic programs.

Benefits:         

Medical, dental and employee assistance plans are provided for the employee and dependents. The District also provides life insurance plans for the employee, as well as an 8.25% contribution to the State Teacher’s Retirement plan. Additional types of insurance may be purchased with pre-tax dollars through an IRS 125 flexible benefit program.

Knowledge and Abilities         

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES:

  1. Serve as supervising dean for the following instructional and service areas: Administration of Justice, Business, Business Office Technology, Child Development, Computer Information Systems, Digital Media Arts, Emergency Medical Technology, Human Services, Paralegal, Vocational Nursing, Corporate and Community Services, Tech Prep, and related grants and contracts for VTEA and Tech Prep and any academic areas as needed.
  2. Interpret and administer District policy regarding assigned academic programs.
  3. Plan, develop, and implement innovative partnerships with business and industry in the community to foster a supportive economic development environment, including contract and community education.
  4. Interpret and administer College policy with respect to faculty load and scheduling. Provide leadership in the development, revision and interpretation of curriculum, academic programs, catalog and course information.
  5. Provide leadership in generating staff development opportunities for faculty and staff.
  6. Provide assistance in recruitment, selection, orientation, and evaluation of adjunct faculty in appropriate disciplines.
  7. Evaluate the performance of faculty and classified personnel in assigned areas of responsibility.
  8. Prepare and monitor administrative budgets and expenditures in consultation with division chairs.
  9. Assist in the coordination of fall, spring, summer scheduling and staff assignments for all areas of responsibility.
  10. Provide instructional leadership for assigned academic departments and work with department chairs in curriculum maintenance and development in areas of responsibility.
  11. Act as liaison with District, State, and federal governing bodies regarding College programs and practices.
  12. Develop program goals and objectives and monitor outcomes.
  13. Assess community needs and develop partnerships and other collaborative relationships with business/industry, government agencies, high schools, college, universities and other entities.
  14. Market the College and specific academic programs to the College community and the general public.
  15. Administer grant and program funds to achieve expected outcomes.
  16. Serve on College and District committees as appropriate.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Mission of the California Community Colleges
  • Community college academic and student programs, regulations, and policies
  • Principles of employer-employee relations
  • Principles of college management
  • Use of technology in the delivery of instruction and student services
  • Familiarity with distance learning methodologies and management
  • Teaching and learning strategies

ABILITY TO:

  • Apply and interpret laws, rules and regulations affecting community colleges
  • Formulate policies and procedures
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings
  • Compile clear, accurate reports and surveys
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in writing
  • Handle sensitive and complex employee/employer issues consistently and professionally
  • Manage multiple priorities and projects
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Develop, monitor, and administer budgets

Education and Experience    
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree, preferably in an academic area related to assignment.
  • Five years of full-time experience in teaching and/or administration, including at least three years of leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.

Demonstrated sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic culture, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Position Number: 01022

Posting Date: 05/21/2014

Open Until Filled:        Yes

Position Type: Management

Work Week:    40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary:        $88,134.13 annual

Maximum Salary:       $125,890.16 annual

College/Site:    Cerro Coso College

Location:         CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest

Salary Grade:             J

Special Instructions to Applicants      
First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled, but those received by Wednesday, June 4, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

  • Completed Online Confidential/Management Position application form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copies of legible transcripts

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

To apply, visit http://careers.kccd.edu/postings/4431

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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5/28/2014 12:00 AM
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