Laney College is one of four, two-year colleges, maintained by the Peralta Community College District, located near the urban center of Oakland. The 60-acre campus is located near the Oakland Museum, the Henry J. Kaiser Center Convention Center, and within blocks of Lake Merritt. It is the largest of the four campuses with a population of 12,000 students. The College serves as a community and cultural center that provides various educational programs and services that assist adults of diverse communities in facing the social, economic, and personal challenges of a changing society.
Individuals are invited to apply who are interested in joining a team of educational leaders, who understand the principles and distinction of excellence in management and commitment to visionary leadership, and who are committed to community service and academic excellence.
Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of Academic and Student Affairs plans, organizes and directs assigned Academic and Student Affairs operations, activities, departments and programs; coordinates and directs communications, information, resources and personnel to meet the instructional and student support needs of the College and enhance the educational effectiveness of assigned departments, programs and functions; supervises and evaluates the performance of assigned faculty and classified personnel.
The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, procedures or practices.