Manager, NOCE Basic Skills/High School Diploma/GED/College Prep

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Nov 05, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Manager, NOCE Basic Skills/High School Diploma/GED/College Prep

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2015103P

Location: North Orange Continuing Education - Cypress Campus

Department: Basic Skills & HS Diploma Program

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm; Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)

Job Description:
Assists in the organization, coordination and implementation of assigned North Orange Continuing Education programs; assists in program improvement and development of course offerings.

Assists in investigating and planning course offerings at locations throughout the District; assists in determining instructor schedules and class locations; obtains substitute instructors as needed.

Assists in program improvement and development of new course offerings; prepares materials to promote programs and classes.

Compiles and edits information for printing in the North Orange Continuing Education schedule of classes.

Assists in developing and preparing the annual preliminary budget for assigned programs as directed; assists with the preparation and maintenance of detailed and comprehensive records, reports and files regarding programs, operations and activities.

Assists in determining appropriate equipment and supplies for programs and services in accordance with established policies; orders equipment, materials and supplies as directed.

Maintains communication with District and North Orange Continuing Education administrators, faculty members and classified staff to resolve conflicts and issues, exchange information and coordinate program activities.

Assists with planning and organization of appropriate staff development programs and activities for faculty and staff; assists with orientation for new employees.

Organizes, attends, or chairs a variety of administrative and staff meetings as required; serves on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinates programs and services as appropriate with other District and North Orange Continuing Education personnel.

Maintains current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to assigned programs; learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Provide leadership in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff, to address student achievement gaps, and in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment.

Assist and promote the growth and success of a diverse population of students and employees through the development of interculturally competent and equity minded management and leadership abilities. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students and employees.

Performs related duties as assigned.

In addition to the essential functions, the Manager, NOCE Basic Skills/High School Diploma/GED/College Prep may assist in the development and administration of supplemental grants related to assigned programs.

Primary Purpose:

Under the direction of a designated NOCE Program Director, this position is responsible for assisting with the organization, coordination and implementation of assigned North Orange Continuing Education programs.

Working Relationships:
The Manager, NOCE Basic Skills/High School Diploma/GED/College Prep maintains frequent contact with North Orange Continuing Education and District administration, faculty, staff and students.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of state education code and requirements, including Title 5

Knowledge of research project policies, procedures and practices, including data collection and analysis

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Knowledge of record keeping procedures

Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance

Knowledge of appropriate software, spreadsheets and databases

Ability to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to create, develop and distribute marketing materials to promote programs and courses

Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
This position requires a valid driver’s license. Incumbent may be required to travel off site for business reasons. All employees driving personal, leased, or district-owned vehicles for District related activities must certify possession of a valid Driver’s License. Employees must certify that personal vehicles are covered by automobile insurance as required by California law. (Administrative Procedure 7400, Section 4.0)

The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications:
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Demonstrated experience ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion are effectively addressed in any of the following areas: budgetary or planning processes, human resources, leadership development, professional development, culturally responsive curricular or co-curricular development, supervision of employees, and/or information services.

Management/Supervisory experience in postsecondary education.

Demonstrated experience resolving student conduct and discipline violations in a manner consistent with District policies and procedures.

Demonstrated experience working collaboratively and effectively as part of a team.

Working Conditions:
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long period at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.

Salary Range: $86,778 - $109,802 Annually

Number of Vacancies:

Posting Number: 2015103P

Open Date: 11/04/2020

Close Date: 1/6/2021

Special Instructions Summary: Special COVID 19 Notice: In-person interviews are suspended at this time and will be replaced by interviews in a virtual format. Thank you for your continued interest in working at North Orange County Community College District.

This position is partially grant funded and exists based on the availability of funds. Employment is contingent upon the continuous availability of funds.

Applicants must complete the driver’s license section of the application. If not completed, the application will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

This is a designated classified management position subject to a one-year probationary period.

Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit to view the administrative procedures - AP 7120-10.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the position, you may upload them to the “Additional Transcripts” link when completing your application.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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