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Dean of Student Services / Dean of Instruction

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Yuba Community College District

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Woodland, CA

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YUBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Human Resources Development and Personnel Services
Building 100A, Room 21
2088 North Beale Road, Marysville, CA 95901
Visit our Web Site at: www.yccd.edu/hr

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE VACANCIES

DEAN OF STUDENT SERVICES
COMMENCING: SPRING 2015

DEAN OF INSTRUCTION
COMMENCING: FALL 2015 SEMESTER

FINAL FILING DATE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2015 AT 5:00 P.M. (POSTMARKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED

LOCATION: WOODLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

SALARY: $87,710 - $127,528/YR. (Range 14, Educational Supervisors Association Salary Schedule)

DEAN OF STUDENT SERVICES
BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean of Student Services is principally responsible for the development, implementation and supervision of the college’s services and programs to support learning and student success. In addition, the position assists the President and the Vice President of Academic and Student Services with the daily operations of the campus and outreach sites.

DEAN OF INSTRUCTION
BASIC FUNCTION: The Dean of Instruction reports to the Vice President for Academic and Student Services and is principally responsible for the supervision of the College’s instructional programs. As a member of the College leadership team, the Dean assists with the daily campus operations at Woodland Community College.

REQUIRED STUDENT SERVICES DEAN LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:
Deep Commitment to Student Access and Success
Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean is responsible for improving the quality of life and the economic well-being of our citizens and communities by providing access to a quality learning environment and fostering high levels of access and success for all students.

Willingness to Take Significant Risks to Advance Student Success
Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will connect the institutional strategy of driving student access and success with the operations of the Student Services and Instructional units.

The Ability to Create Lasting Change within the College
Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will be committed to identifying gaps in student outcomes on the basis of factors such as race, ethnicity and gender, and then mobilize the College to improve results.

Strategic Vision for the College and Its Students, Reflected in External Partnerships
Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will leverage the institution’s influence and resources to pave the way for ongoing student access and success by forging partnerships with outside entities, including K-12 school districts, four-year colleges, community-based organizations and employers.

Raise and Allocate Resources in Ways Aligned to Student Success
Under the direction of the College Vice President of Academic and Student Services, the Dean will develop resources to achieve significantly improved student outcomes by implementing well-designed institutional changes at scale, and ensuring they are embedded for the long term.

REQUIRED STUDENT SERVICES DEAN MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES:

• Coordinate the development and assessment of Program Reviews and Student Leaning Outcomes for the Student Services divisions.
• Direct and implement sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the unit budget; supervise the preparation and submission of unit 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 unit.
• Ensure that all student services programs comply with applicable laws, other federal, state and local requirements, district rules and regulations, Education Code, and collective bargaining agreements; review, monitor and participate in the shaping of regional, statewide and national issues concerning community colleges, including Student Success and Support Programs, Student Equity Plan and the CCCCO Online Initiatives.
• Develop, implement, direct and evaluate activities related to articulation with secondary schools, and SB1456-related matriculation activities with the College, including the recruitment, admission, assessment, advisement and retention of students; develop, implement, direct and evaluate such student activities, programs and services as community outreach, special student events, student government, graduation, student health program management, course curriculum, orientation programs, needs assessment, and related services in support of student college life.
• Coordinate and prepare timely and accurate reports required by various federal, state, District and College departments.
• Promote and participate in the application of computer technology to unit 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 unit.
• Assist with the preparation of Accreditation Self-Study, Mid-Term and Substantive Change Reports.
• Oversee student services functions at Woodland Community College;
• Supervise all Student Services programs and provide leadership and development to the following departments and programs: Associated Students of Woodland Community College, Admissions & Records, CalWORKs, Career & Transfer Center, Counseling, DSP&S, EOP&S, Financial Aid, Trio Programs, Health Services, Veterans Affairs and Assessment;
• Assist the Vice President of Academic and Student Services to develop, maintain, review and evaluate, promote and report on all campus programs, student services and curriculum, in consultation with staff at Woodland Community College, and District staff as appropriate;
• Collaborate with the Dean of Instruction in the development and coordination of the class schedule, and college catalog.
• Ensure that all new full and part-time classified staff, faculty, management and student employees are appropriately oriented and trained;
• In consultation with staff, develop, advocate and maintain annual and long-range plans that provide for sufficient staffing, equipment and facilities;
• Provide first administrative contact for the resolution of complaints and grievances;
• Call and preside over Student Services meetings and departmental meetings.
• Develop and maintain an annual budget for assigned areas of responsibility;
• Develop materials and implement activities to support enrollment management and enhancement, outreach, recruitment and retention, and marketing for the college;
• Assist with the campus institutional advancement efforts, including the writing and administration of grants;
• Represent campus communities, communicating both individual and collective concerns to the Vice President of Academic and Student Services;
• Compile, maintain and communicate procedures and requirements for curriculum and student services;
• Process student appeals and petitions;
• Ensure that all Student Services programs are meeting State and Federal regulations.
• Perform other duties as assigned, which includes evening, weekend and other collateral assignments.
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
• Collaborate with District Testing and Assessment staff to ensure the provisions of appropriate testing services for students.

DEAN OF STUDENT SERVICES
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
The successful candidate, by the final filing date, must possess the minimum qualifications for Educational Administrators at California Community Colleges:
• Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution; AND
• One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.

DEAN OF INSTRUCTION
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
The successful candidate, by the final filing date, must possess the minimum qualifications for Educational Administrators at California Community Colleges:
• Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited institution; AND
• One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.

WORKING CONDITIONS: In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.

WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependent(s), for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $17,000 annually with a current a $178.50 monthly out of pocket expense to employees + dependents for their monthly medical premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, two (2) life insurance policies and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the State Teacher’s Retirement System (STRS), 457/403b options, 12 sick days, 22 vacation days, 223 day/12 month contract.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applications are available from the Human Resources Office, 2088 North Beale Road, Building 100A, Room 21, Marysville, CA 95901, OR visit the Human Resources web site at: <a href="http://apptrkr.com/569381">http://www.yccd.edu/hr</a>. A complete application packet includes: YCCD Management Application, Resume, Transcripts, Equal Employment Opportunity statement (attached in a Word document) and a Cover letter/letter of interest that addresses the required Leadership and Management Competencies, specifically how your experience and professional qualifications have prepared you to serve in this capacity, not to exceed 5 pages. All application materials must be received not later than the final filing date. Application materials may be sent via regular mail, dropped off at one of our various locations, faxed to 530 741-1017 or emailed to: mgaytan@yccd.edu.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application materials are received by the application deadline date. All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied and will be considered for this recruitment only. Incomplete and/or late application packets will not be considered.

TIMELINE: Interviews are tentatively scheduled for March 2015. Before a candidate is employed with the District, the candidate will be confirmed by the Governing Board; the proposed confirmation date is April/May2015.

IF YOU REQUIRE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please contact the Human Resources Office at (530) 741-6975.

EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
1. In the interview, consideration will be given by the Selection Committee to factors other than education and experience, including, but not limited to, apparent personal development, ability to work with others, initiative, and sensitivity.
2. Candidates should not expect official notification of the status of their candidacy until the administration has acted upon the Selection Committee's recommendation for employment.
3. The College reserves the right to investigate past employment records, including contacting former employers.
4. The College reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for a position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate Qualified Applicant Pool.
5. As required by the Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the Yuba Community College District, the Personnel Services and Human Resources Development Office is required to maintain an Equal Employment file which will yield the composition of application flow by ethnic identification, gender and disability. The tear-off tab of the Application Form is provided for this purpose. Completing and returning this form is done on a voluntary basis by the candidate. If returned, the form will be detached from the Application Form and placed in our Applicant Flow File. This information will not be used as part of our recruiting process.
6. IMPORTANT: Any misstatements or omissions of material facts in this application or an interview may be cause for dismissal, if employed.

DISTRICT INFORMATION
The Yuba Community College District spans eight counties and nearly 4,200 square miles of territory in rural, north-central California. Yuba College was established in 1927 as the founding college for the Yuba Community College District. As one of two colleges in the District, Yuba College is located in Marysville, CA in the growing north central valley region just north of Sacramento. The area provides a high quality of life, affordable housing, excellent schools, and a central location with proximity to the Pacific Coast/San Francisco Bay Area; the Sierra-Nevada Mountains; the Feather, American and Sacramento Rivers; Clear Lake and Lake Oroville; two California State Universities in Sacramento and Chico, University of California at Davis, and the capitol in Sacramento. The College is currently addressing and resolving accreditation findings and is seeking strong leadership to successfully guide the college through these challenges.

VISION STATEMENT
The vision of the Yuba Community College District Board of Trustees is to ensure student success by:
• Providing an innovative, world-class learning environment;
• Building and maintaining an atmosphere of trust within the college district and with our communities;
• Developing and maintaining programs and facilities that best meet the needs of our students and communities;
• Stewarding resources strategically to meet the diverse needs of our communities and region;
• Providing educational, economic, cultural, and civic leadership for our communities and region

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1/21/2015 12:00 AM
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