Dean of Institutional Effectiveness

Ventura County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 04, 2020
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Dean of Institutional Effectiveness

Ventura County Community College District


Job Type: Academic Management

Job Number: 2020-01855

Location: Oxnard College (Oxnard CA), CA

Department: OC - President

Closing: 12/1/2020 11:59 PM Pacific


Under the direction of the President, the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness will provide college-wide leadership in the critical functions and activities related to meeting the college mission and ensuring all students receive an equitable educational experience and achieve academic success. These functions and activities will include the leadership to the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, supporting equity through the college enrollment management activities, and providing administrative oversight to the student learning outcomes and program review processes.

This current assignment will be located at Oxnard College. The duration of the assignment is to be determined.


Oxnard College was founded in 1975 and is the newest of the three community colleges in the county. Set on 118 acres and located two miles from Pacific Ocean beaches, the college is easily accessible by the Ventura Freeway (Highway 101) or the Pacific Coast Highway.

More information about Oxnard College can be found here:

More information about Institutional Effectiveness can be found here:


The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement.

The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff and administrators promotes academic excellence and creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its employees, contractors, students, and the community it serves.? With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and qualified group of administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

The Ventura County Community College District seeks candidates who are best prepared to meet the needs, interests, and goals of the diverse students it serves and assures that all employees and applicants for positions will have equal opportunity for employment regardless of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.

Representative Duties
Develop, direct, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the programs, personnel, operations, and activities of the unit, including program planning, analysis, and review, to ensure compliance with Education Code, state and federal regulations, accreditation standards, district policies, and all contractual agreements between the Governing Board and recognized bargaining units. E

Assist in the recruitment, selection, and development of classified and academic personnel within the unit, and evaluate all personnel in accordance with applicable policies and procedures; plan and project unit staffing requirements; monitor proper and efficient use of assigned staff; provide staffing recommendations in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity principles and guidelines. E

Direct and implement sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the division budget; supervise the preparation and submission of unit budget and, upon approval, assume overall responsibility for timely and accurate implementation; develop and implement externally funded initiatives; plan resource allocations for facilities, equipment and technologies that support instructional programs in the division. E

Provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters relating to the instructional programs; promote the inclusion of students in the participatory decision-making process. E

Ensure that all student services programs comply with applicable laws, other federal, state and local requirements, district rules and regulations, Education Code, and collective bargaining agreements; review, monitor and participate in the shaping of regional, statewide and national issues concerning community colleges. E

Coordinate the establishment and implementation of unit advisory committees; establish and maintain liaisons with business and community representatives as participants in the planning, development and modification of division curriculum and programs. E

Coordinate and prepare timely and accurate instructional reports required by various federal, state, district and college departments. E

Promote and participate in the application of computer technology to division programs and activities; use a variety of computer software to research, enter, modify and retrieve data for preparation of reports, correspondence and other written materials. E

Keep abreast of emerging services, methodologies, and technologies relevant to division. E

Coordinate and prepare timely, accurate and comprehensive reports and responses to all required state, federal, and district and college departments. E

Provide leadership in the development, implementation, budgeting, and evaluation of campus wide student equity initiatives. E

Supervise and coordinate the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness. E

Plan, organize, control and direct operations and activities involved in the research, review, analysis, interpretation and reporting of variety data and information used in assessing institutional effectiveness and equity efforts. E

Provide leadership in the dissemination of institutional data to departments and offices to advance student equity, success and completion. E

Provide leadership to the Oxnard College Inquiry Team (campus team trained in conducting focus groups). E

Provide leadership in the development, assessment, and interpretation of student learning outcomes. E

Provide leadership to the campus program review process. E

Monitor and keep the campus community current concerning demographics and community information and adequacy and effectiveness of college service. E

Provide support of the campus enrollment management process. E

Identify primary institutional, local, state, federal and national demographics, economic trends, and other data to be used in research projects, reports, presentations, educational planning, and development. E

Develop, maintain and use institutional database to support decision making, budgeting, assessments and evaluations, program review, student learning outcomes, enrollment management and planning. Serve on management councils and other college and district committees. E

Perform other duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of a master's degree; and
  2. One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.

Supplemental Information
$10,143.83 to $13,593.58 / month
With a doctorate add $5627.64 per year

Dependent on qualifying education and experience

If you need assistance using the online application system please contact the applicant support line at (855) 524-5627 between the hours of 6 AM to 5 PM, Pacific Time, Monday through Friday.

All applicants, including previous and current VCCCD employees, must submit the following documents with their application in order to be considered. Please be aware that the hiring committee will NOT have access to materials kept in District personnel files, such as transcripts, and such materials will not be considered unless they are included in your application packet. All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Failure to submit these materials may result in disqualification.

1. Letter of Application: The letter of application must A) include the date, your name, and the position and locations for which you are applying, B) address your sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, and C) provide the screening committee with an understanding of how you will contribute as a fully participating member of the VCCCD community.
3.Letters of recommendation (recommended, not required): If you choose to submit letters of recommendation, they should be uploaded with your application materials.
4.Complete official or unofficial college/university transcripts: must demonstrate attainment of minimum qualifications. Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.

NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework. To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit or If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader). An official copy of your foreign trasncript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

A screening committee will review and screen all applications and associated materials. Those candidates deemed by the committee to be most qualified for the position will be invited to an interview. When completing the application and the supplemental questions, it is important to outline in detail your education, training (classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. You will be evaluated based upon the information provided.

Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.

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