Dean of Academic Services and Humanities Pathways (Fresno City College)
State Center Community College District
Closing Date: 3/13/2019 at 11:55 PM
Campus Location: Fresno City College
Start Date: 07/01/2019
Essential Functions: ABOUTTHEPOSITION
Fresno City College seeks a dynamic, visionary and equity-minded leader with the experience, work ethic, and academic credentials to actualize our commitment to excellence in student learning, success and equity. The ideal candidate will share the college's commitment to closing equity gaps for its diverse student population. The successful candidate will join a campus that demonstrates its dedication to students and employees through faculty/classified professionals-led affinity groups, equity-minded professional development opportunities, and a robust offering of culturally diverse events, including a speakers' forum, faculty-driven colloquium, and Institutional Development of Equity, Access and Success (IDEAS) Summit, dedicated to issues of social justice. Working with our dedicated faculty and classified professionals, the new Dean Educational Services & Humanities Pathways will champion our students' quest to improve their lives and their communities. The successful candidate will join a community that is committed to academic achievement, student equity, inclusiveness, collaboration, transparency, and shared leadership among all constituency groups: students, faculty, classified professionals, and administrators. The Dean of Educational Services & Humanities Pathways will work with a successful, equity-minded, and experienced leadership team. ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and College President and in accordance with the provisions of the Education Code, the rules, and regulations of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and the policies of the District, the Dean of Educational Services & Humanities Pathways is responsible for the advancement of effective instructional programming, including scheduling, program development, Guided Pathway development efforts and work required for regional alignment. The Dean will collaborate with other deans, faculty and staff to advance the State Chancellor's Vision for Success and the College's goal. The Dean will be responsible for English Composition, Letters, Philosophy, Foreign Languages, English for Multi-Lingual Students (EMLS), Preparatory English, and Reading and will perform the following duties:
Provide leadership in working with faculty to assess student learning outcomes as they relate to courses and programs;
Promote the assessment of student learning outcomes in order to determine the effectiveness of student learning;
Work with faculty and administration to ensure resources and staff development are provided to promote student success;
Facilitate the development of new programs in collaboration with faculty;
Work closely with Guided Pathways and Equity Committees to advance the State Chancellor's Vison for Success;
Provide sustained leadership in curriculum improvement through regular program review, evaluation, revision, and attention to relevance;
Develop course schedules and schedule teaching assignments in collaboration with department chairs;
Monitor enrollment and make adjustments according to enrollment trends and fiscal realities;
Establish and maintain educational, community, and business relationships that benefit instructional programs within the division;
Assist in the hiring process of faculty and classified staff and recommend personnel actions to supervisor according to board policies and procedures;
Ensure the evaluation of faculty and staff is completed in accordance with established bargaining agreements and district policies and procedures;
Support department chairs in the recruitment and hiring of adjunct faculty;
Develop budget recommendations and administer budgets;
Provide guidance and leadership for department chairs, coordinators, faculty, and other staff;
Work collaboratively with student services programs and personnel;
Promote the programs of the division in the community;
Prepare annual goals, participate in planning activities, and facilitate completion of goals;
Serve as a liaison between division faculty and administration;
Participate in regional and statewide educational activities as appropriate to the division;
Work with K-12, college, and university partners in the development of career and/or transfer pathways;
Facilitate grant applications of areas of responsibility;
Rotate as an evening dean providing on-campus supervision;
Participate as a member of management council, dean's council, and other college and/or district committees as assigned; and
Perform additional administrative duties and services as requested and assigned.
Possession of a masters degree; AND one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators administrative assignment;
Possession of a valid California Community College Supervisory Credential.
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom.
Earned masters degree from an accredited college or university in any discipline or related area taught in the division;
Equivalent to at least five years of full-time teaching and/or professional experience in any of the disciplines taught in the division;
Evidence of commitment to the mission of the California Community Colleges and the mission of Fresno City College;
Evidence of a commitment to teaching/learning and the vision of a learning-centered institution and community;
Experience teaching, coordinating, supporting, scheduling, and staffing of lecture and laboratory classes;
Demonstrated understanding of how technology can support learning and a record of support for technological advancements and innovation;
Ability to collaborate with internal constituencies, employers and community agencies in curriculum and program development;
Ability to acquire and administer external funding for support of programs in the division;
Evidence of effective planning in the management, supervision, and evaluation of the work of others;
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with persons of diverse backgrounds, including faculty, students, classified professionals, and administrators;
Demonstrated commitment to participatory governance, consensus building, and team approach to management;
Evidence of the application of principles and practices of administrative organization and management, planning, and supervising and evaluating the work of others;
Ability to use organizational skills that enable the performance of duties in a timely fashion with attention to detail;
Demonstrated experience in managing financial resources effectively, including determining how best to utilize resources and managing budgets and expenditures;
Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing;
Experience with Microsoft Office products or with a similar suite of word processing, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software;
Familiarity with the standards of accreditation established by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC);
Familiarity with the statutory and regulatory requirements of California Community Colleges;
Evidence of successful management of grants and major projects; and
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Conditions of Employment: 223 and 22 vacation days for a total of 245 days.
Salary and Benefits: The current annual salary range for this position is $115,410 $143,989. A doctoral stipend of $2,082 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).NOTE: The District is currently conducting a compensation study for all academic administrator positions. Once completed, this assignments salary may change.
Selection Procedure: Applications will be screened by Human Resources for completeness and to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement, a selection committee will review the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications then determine who will be invited to interview.The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the recommended candidates. These candidates will be forwarded to the Vice President of Instruction and College President for final interviews.A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants.For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1525 E. Weldon Avenue, Fresno, California, 93704, (559) 243-7100. For information on Fresno City College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. 2582.Submission of application and related materials is the applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
Additional Information: FRESNO CITY COLLEGEAs the very first community college in California, Fresno City College has a proud history of leadership in education and preparing generations of students for their future. Fresno City College is committed to academic excellence and diversity, equity and inclusion among its faculty, classified professionals, and students. The college takes responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all students.Nestled near the lively Tower District and minutes from downtown Fresno, brick buildings and towering trees tell the long story of this historic institution. Our expansive main campus is home to more than 24,000 students from the Central Valley and across the globe, the majority of whom are from racially minoritized populations. 54% of Fresno City Colleges students are Latinx, 10% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 6% are multi-ethnic, 5% are African-American, and 1% are American Indian/Alaskan Native. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, Fresno City Colleges diverse student population closely mirrors the community we serve. Our vibrant student-centered culture hosts dozens of clubs, activities, performance groups, and leadership options for students.As part of the State Center Community College District, the College is supported by a fiscally stable service area with growing partnerships and philanthropists. Enjoying strong relationships with and support from the community, the District successfully passed Measure C in June 2016, a $485 million bond that will provide much needed modernized facilities and technology for students that will have a positive ripple effect for generations to come.MISSION As Californias first community college, Fresno City College provides quality, innovative educational programs and support services directed toward the enhancement of student success, lifelong learning and the economic, social, and cultural development of our students and region.VISION STATEMENT As educational leaders in the community, Fresno City College faculty, classified professionals, and students will engage in a partnership to transform lives through education.CORE VALUES Growth We are committed to sharing and exploring new ideas through collaboration, respect for diversity, promoting equity, and professional development.Leadership We are leaders in our community, dedicated to behaving ethically, committed to open communication, and good stewards of our resources.Success We champion excellence, quality, celebrating individual differences, and providing a positive and supportive environment for all.
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