Associate Dean, Career and Technical Education (Riverside City College)

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Oct 20, 2020
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title:
Associate Dean, Career and Technical Education (Riverside City College)

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

Career & Tech Ed (R)

Position Type:
Academic Management


Physical location of the position:

Employment Type:

Position Length:

Salary Range:
Grade V

Salary Amount:
$124,193 - $151,204

Salary Type:

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?

If categorically (grant) funded, date funded through:
June 30, 2021 with the possibility of extension pending funding.

Basic Function:
Riverside City College of the Riverside Community College District is seeking an Associate Dean, Career and Technical Education.

Riverside City College is a Hispanic and Minority serving institution with established programs for Puente, Ujima, Allies, Veterans and Foster Youth. RCC is a leader in the California Guided Pathways Project, as well as dual enrollment with our local high schools and strong workforce preparation. We are proud of our dedication to all our students and their families and, through a variety of means, provide robust offerings of culturally responsive events, speakers and opportunities for professional training in equity practices.

For additional information about RCC, visit our website at

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Dean of Instruction, the Associate Dean, Career Technical Education provides administrative supervision and oversight for Career Technical Education (CTE) instructional programs and researches the viability of new programs and their implementation.

PROVIDES WORK OR LEAD DIRECTION TO: CTE area for teaching excellence and student learning, with the goal of student success and continuous improvement of CTE programs. Manages, coordinates, develops, and executes a variety of projects related to CTE and related new programs.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises and directs the activities of Secretarial and Clerical staff.

EDUCATION: Master's degree from an accredited college or university.

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible academic administrative experience reasonably related to the assignment.

KNOWLEDGE OF: the mission of California Community Colleges; teaching and learning strategies and experience in evaluation of those strategies; and an understanding of the curriculum process and ability to develop and implement credit and not-for-credit programs.

ABILITY TO: relate well and work effectively with students, faculty, staff, and business and industry representatives of diverse backgrounds; demonstrated ability to work effectively in a participatory manner with all segments of the college community and community at large; lead, implement and manage change; interpret and uniformly implement district policies and procedures and the college bargaining agreements; communicate effectively and persuasively orally, in writing, and using technology. A track record of being innovative in planning, developing, and producing quality instruction and student services delivered via technology. Proficiency in applying technological applications to daily work.

A commitment and sensitively to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, gender, cultural, disability, religious background and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff as well as commitment to integrating diversity in the College's instructional program;

A heightened sense of integrity, high energy, devotion to collegiality and civility as the accepted mode of discourse, and an exceptional level of creativity and initiative.

1. Three or more years of progressively responsible experience in developing, implementing and managing CTE programs and/or new programs in a college, university, or district post-secondary educational setting. Includes program and curriculum development processes as well as implementation and approval procedures at local and state levels;
2. Demonstrated successful experience linking educational programs and services to the economic and workforce development needs of business and industry;
3. Demonstrated successful experience using data, surveys and student/community input to develop new and revise existing curriculum;
4. Prior teaching experience in one or more of the areas to which the Associate Dean position is assigned;
5. Demonstrated successful experience meeting deadlines.
6. Demonstrated ability to plan and establish structures, systems, and processes to reach goals and objectives with initiative and to completion;
7. Demonstrated successful experience acquiring program or institutional resources and facilitating partnerships between local and regional business and industry groups and the campus community;
8. Demonstrated successful experience leading programs related to the administrative assignment, including: strategic planning and decision making; staffing, evaluation, and supervision; and developing and managing budgets.

Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

CONTACTS: Co-workers, department chairs, students, Dean of Instruction, VPES, President, Diversity & Human Resources, Office of Budget and Finance, Grants and Contracts, Instructional Department Specialists, Regional Deans, Counseling Staff, and Advisory groups.


WORKING CONDITIONS: Normal office environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides campus leadership and coordination in support of career, technical and emerging occupational education programs and services;
2. Conducts needs analyses, market surveys and other research to identify viable and sustainable courses, programs and majors not currently offered and works collaboratively with deans, department chairs, faculty and other relevant staff or external agencies to implement quality programs into the curriculum and schedule of classes;
3. Under the direction of the Dean of Instruction, oversees and participates in the improvement of instruction process for full and part-time CTE faculty.
4. In consultation with the Dean of Instruction and CTE department chairs, responds to CTE student concerns and inquiries.
5. Advises the Dean of Instruction of short-term and long-term impacts of new program offerings;
6. Researches the necessary skills needed for emerging job classifications which are prominent throughout the campus service area;
Duties and Responsibilities - Continued:
7. Works with and establishes partnerships with regional trade associations, economic development agencies, business/industry to identify emerging skills and hiring trends. Works collaboratively with relevant programs and faculty to develop partnerships and linkages with business, industry, and community in the procurement of internship opportunities;
8. With the input of industry partners, supports and promotes curriculum development by faculty to respond to student and community needs, including establishment and use of learning outcomes at the course and programmatic level, and ensures the assessment of said outcomes;
9. Develops and maintains relationships with four-year colleges and universities, K-12, regional occupational education institutions, and appropriate community based organizations related to CTE;
10. Provides leadership in identifying outside funding opportunities for CTE and New Program offerings. Coordinates the procurement and distribution of grant funds by preparing grant applications, budgets and reports for local, state and federal grant supported programs;
11. Ensures CTE and new program related grants are managed according to grant guidelines;
12. Prepares and submits all related financial reports for CTE related funds in a timely manner;
13. Plans and administers program budget and expenditures of CTE and new programs as required;
14. Assists CTE faculty in the development of advisory committees. Provides guidance in working with advisory committees and attends advisory committee meetings;
15. Assists in the promotion and marketing of the college image and CTE instructional programs in the college service area;
16. Serves on campus-wide committees relevant to enrollment management, strategic planning, student learning outcomes, budget development and management, program review, and program advisory groups, and others as required;
17. Assists with the institutional accreditation process and accreditation processes for individual CTE programs as needed;
18. Performs other related duties as assigned.


This is an Academic Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street., Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
This is an exempt position.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
January 2021

Application Deadline:

Special Comments:

* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

* Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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