The Position: Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor of Instructional Services, the Program Activity Manager will provide the overall administration and management of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation award at the San Diego Community College District. He/she is responsible for the administration of the grant with the purpose of achieving the goals of the project, and coordinating with faculty, staff, District administration, and public agencies to assist in collaboration with the University of California, San Diego to strengthen and support transfer students in the humanities.
The Program Activity Manager will be accountable for the administration of the Andrew W. Mellon grant at the District Office. Within the parameters of the scope of the grant plan, the position will be accountable for the coordination of the grant work plan and for the preparation of the reports that are required by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This position is the first-line manager but does not have signatory authority for expenditures or personnel actions/approvals. This position does not directly supervise or lead any staff, nor does any staff directly report to this position. However, this position may select, supervise, and evaluate hourly non-academic employees. The Vice Chancellor will provide the overall leadership and will be primarily accountable for the interface with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
NOTE: This is a restricted position and may continue contingent upon grant funding.
Major Responsibilities: Coordinate with the Honors Program faculty at San Diego City College, San Diego Mesa College, and San Diego Miramar College.Develop and maintain a high level of collaboration with faculty, staff, and students from each of the colleges.Conduct assessments.Perform data analysis. Create annual reports on an as-needed basis.Provide work direction and guidance to a Project Assistant NANCE employee. Prepare, maintain, and monitor the grant budget and expenditures.Verify, compile, and record information for the preparation of grant reports and maintenance of a filing system.Prepare records and reports based on data obtained from a variety of sources; process data in accordance with prescribed procedures.Work with the Business and Technology Services Division to ensure reporting requirements are met.Communicate regularly with other members of the grants Project Management Team (PMT).Perform related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Degrees must be from accredited institutionsThe minimum qualifications for service as an educational administrator shall be both of thefollowing:(a) Possession of a masters degree; and(b) One year of formal training, internship, orleadership experience reasonably relatedto the administrators administrativeassignment.
Desired Qualifications: Knowledge:Applicable sections of State Education Codes.Broad knowledge of District operations, organization, practices and policies. Budget preparation and control.Changing technologies affecting existing programs in the areas assigned.Computer equipment, applications and programs for business services at a multi-campus community college district.Coordinating Multifaceted projects.Department of Education regulations governing administration grants.District policies, organization, operations and objectives.Goals of the Districts educational master plan.Governance systems for California Community College Districts.Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.Laws, rules and regulations affecting the specific area to which assigned.Oral and written communication skills.Practices and techniques used in the specific are to which assigned.Principles of management, supervision and records maintenance.Principles of public administration, supervision and management.Research and analysis.Technical aspects of field of specialty.Skills and Abilities: Ability to use current computer and internet technology.Analyze narrative and statistical information and prepare clear and concise recommendations and proposals.Analyze situations accurately and recommend an effective course of action.Assure the timely preparation and distribution of required reports, records and documentation.Attend meetings and make oral presentations.Communicate effective both orally and in writing.Coordinate and manage special projects as assigned.Develop recommendations for improvements in business organization, space utilization, facilities and budget.Effective Communication and interpersonal skills.Implement programs through others while maintaining effective and harmonious relationships.Interpersonal skills including tact, patience and diplomacy.Maintain records and prepare reports.Meet schedules and time lines.Operate general office equipment.Planning and development of grant program activities.Prepare agreements and contracts for funding of district-wide programs.Provide technical expertise and serve as a resource to District administrators and other personnel regarding business services.Provide work direction and guidance to staff.Work independently with little directions.Training and Experience:A Masters Degree from accredited institution and three years experience working with community college faculty and counselors in a multicultural community. One year management experience is desirable.Both of the following: (a) Masters degree; AND (b) One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators administrative assignment
Licenses: California Community College Supervisor Credential (if possess)
Pay Information: Range 14 This Position is 67% FTE The Salary is prorated to: $4,433.17 $7,073.66 per month based on the current Management Salary Schedule.
Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the Management Employees Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.
This is a restricted position funded by a cooperative agreement with the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The position may continue, based upon renewal of funding through the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
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The San Diego Community College District serves 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universit...ies. Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. The District also provides education to over 145,000 service personnel at military bases in 24 states.
The Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills, and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. A number of special programs are unique to the city, including KSDS-FM all-jazz radio, the Center for Competitive and Applied Technologies, and the Workplace Learning Resource Center.
The San Diego Community College District is governed by its five-member, locally elected Board of Trustees and three student members serving on a rotating basis. Shared governance activities involve faculty, students, and staff in the development of solutions to key policy and budget issues. The five trustees are elected in even-numbered years to four-year terms by the voters of San Diego. The Chancellor, the District's chief executive officer, is responsible for carrying out the policies approved by the Board of Trustees.
The District is in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations at the three colleges and Continuing Education campuses throughout the city.
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