Dean of Educational Services & Pathway Effectiveness
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, dedicated 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 racially and socioeconomically 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 of Educational Services & Pathway Effectiveness will champion our students' quest to improve their lives and their communities through education. The successful candidate will join a community that is committed to academic achievement, student success, inclusiveness, collaboration, transparency, and shared leadership among all constituency groups: students, faculty, classified professionals, and administrators. The Dean of Educational Services & Pathway Effectiveness will work with a successful, equity-minded faculty, experienced leadership team and deserving student body. ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness, the Dean of Educational Services & Pathway Effectiveness assists the Vice President in the administration of the satellite centers 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 & Pathway Effectiveness is responsible for the advancement of effective instructional programming, including scheduling, program development, advisory board meetings, Guided Pathway development efforts and work required for regional alignment. The Dean of Educational Services & Pathway Effectiveness will collaborate with other deans, faculty and staff to advance the State Chancellor's Vision for Success, the College's goal and the satellite centers' educational objectives. Other duties and responsibilities include:
Provides leadership for instructional improvement throughout the FCC portfolio of programs including day, evening, and summer; consults with other campus deans and staff and uses class visitations, research studies, and other appropriate methods in promoting improvement of the instructional program.
Confers with the other academic and student support deans regarding educational staff needs, selection, assignments, teaching load, evaluation and retention, and makes recommendations to the Vice President.
In consultation of the other deans, is responsible for preparation of examination, office, facility, and teaching schedules.
Prepares and distributes the faculty manual, schedule of courses, and special bulletins describing educational opportunities offered at the FCC satellite locations and centers.
Represents the satellite centers and provides leadership at meetings regarding challenges involving instruction and curriculum, and interprets programs to the community.
Initiates research about community educational needs and uses findings in projecting needs, scheduling classes, and developing and revising curriculum.
Provides leadership for staff development, faculty meetings, and in-service training.
Works closely with Guided Pathways and Equity Committees to advance the State Chancellor's Vision for Success.
Rotates as an evening dean providing on-campus supervision.
Prepares annual education program plan.
Is responsible for instructional area budget development.
Is responsible for familiarity with and support of federal, state, and district policies on affirmative action.
Demonstrates knowledge of or ability in the use of instructional technology.
Works with other administrators in the development of grants.
Is responsible for advisory committee meetings and the development of Strong Workforce Plans as needed.
Is responsible to consult with other college deans on Perkins IC funding and responsible for proper expenditures.
Responsible for seeking additional grant funds to help support the needs of the college.
Responsible for working with the Dean of Counseling and Dean of Student Services to ensure counseling/advising services are made available at all times.
Responsible to work in collaboration with the Dean of Instruction, Student Success, and Learning to ensure proper support services are available to all students.
Performs other duties as required.
Submits an annual report to the Vice President, including recommendations for improvement of services.
Develops, with assistance of staff, objectives for program improvement through in-service training.
Coordinates the recruitment program between high schools and the satellite centers.
Works with the Dual Enrollment Coordinator to expand dual enrollment offerings at all sites.
Works with the Vice Presidents to expand community access to FCC's educational offerings.
Leads efforts in working with external partners and industry partners to ensure students have additional services and opportunities for success as needed.
Plans and coordinates research with the Institutional Research office to determine if the student services program is meeting needs and how the program may be improved.
Implements and manages job placement, internship development, and work experience programs at sites.
Works collaboratively to lead faculty to infuse an equity lens in department program review and the development, review and revision of student learning outcomes.
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.
Desirable Qualifications: Progressively responsible full-time experience in teaching, counseling, or administration at the community college level. Doctorate in higher education or organizational leadership.Commitment to the community college mission, vision and goals, including student equity, the values of diversity of community college students, faculty, classified professionals, and the greater community of the city of Fresno.Ability to:
Work effectively as an executive team member committed to collaborative integration of instruction, student services and administrative services to enhance the learning and working environment towards advancing student equity and closing the achievement gap
Select, supervise, evaluate, and discipline personnel
Delegate responsibility and authority while maintaining accountability
Comprehend and communicate State and Federal laws related to the development of student personnel programs at the community college level
Comprehend and use current computer technology
Contribute to the institutions vitality and growth
Demonstrated experience in:
Coordinating student success initiative efforts across divisions, including instruction and student services that have led to closing the achievement gap
Fostering and advocating for the advancement of equity-mindedness and cultural competence
The use of emerging technologies to facilitate learning
Making data-driven decisions related to enrollment management and student retention
Leading and supporting student governments organizations
Participating in a participatory governance structure
Developing collaborative relationships with a diverse college constituency that foster cohesion and a sense of pride in working together for the good of the student
Program planning, staffing organization, budget, and evaluation
Oral and written communication that is effective and efficient
Grant writing and reporting
Developing and implementing innovative practices
Conditions of Employment: 223 duty days 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 Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness 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. 2763.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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