Dean of Arts, Humanities
Dean of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
Rancho Santiago Community College District
Salary Range: Grade B: $140,862.79 - $147,905.93 - $155,301.23 - $163,066.29 - $171,219.60 - $179,780.58 - $188,769.61/year
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: AC21-00070
Location: Orange, CA
Division: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Division
Closing: 4/20/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will lead and administer all aspects of the Division including the design, delivery, staffing, administrative support, supervision and evaluation of division programs, and support staff, as well as student enrollment, progress, and discipline, and all related records and reports.
DEVELOPMENT AND DELIVERY OF DIVISION PROGRAMS
Provides direction and support to faculty in the development of comprehensive Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences programs. Fosters collaboration among disciplines and faculty. Serves on the College Curriculum Committee, and may serve on the District Curriculum/Instruction Council.
Reviews and approves Division curriculum development proposals, course outlines, program changes, textbook recommendations, plans and proposals for special events, field trip requests, credit by examination requests, and program requirement waivers.
Reviews all Division programs and special events for compliance with applicable state and federal law, regulations and guidelines, District policy and procedure, and responsiveness to the needs of a culturally diverse community.
Effectively recommends the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, recall, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, assignment, direction and evaluation of work, and adjustment of grievances of all Division personnel; also responsible for administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel, evaluation of the performance of academic and classified staff assigned to the Division, and providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.
Responsible for the discipline of students enrolled in Division courses, adjustment of grievances, scheduling, evaluation and reporting, and the resolution of student problems and complaints.
Responsible for timely and accurate preparation, submission and administration of Division Budget.
Responsible for evaluating proposed offerings, enrollment history, budget, demand and program requirements to determine the number and nature of offerings, scheduling of classes, staffing and available facilities, supplies, equipment and materials. Monitors enrollment, cancels and changes classes in response to utilization.
Must be a highly visible educational leader seeking positions of significant leadership in community institutions as well as community support organizations and on state boards and committees to articulate, enhance and improve District programs, offerings, funding, assets, and educational leadership position and reputation at the state and national levels.
OTHER PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Significant responsibility for chairing and supervision of District-wide committees and task forces; performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
Supervise all aspects of the planning, funding, coordinating, staffing, delivery, and evaluation of programs in the Division. Supervise the performance of all personnel functions for assigned staff. Use enrollment management tools and data for decision making. Utilize the District integrated information system, Datatel to facilitate organizational and management practices as they apply to the analysis and evaluation of programs, and operational practices. Work with Department Chairs to monitor student learning outcomes and assessment activities at the program and course levels; apply knowledge of accreditation standards of the Accreditation Commission for Junior and Community Colleges and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, or similar accreditation group; demonstrate knowledge of and oversee online learning that include course management systems such as Blackboard. Apply current complex principles and practices of instructional program development and administration; principles and practices of budget preparation and administration; principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation and pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations including the Education Code; comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of curriculum development and instructional teaching strategies, management principles and practices including understanding of human resources; current trends, research and development in post-secondary education, specifically community colleges.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Qualifications: Must possess a Master's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to this administrative assignment. Required Skills: Ability to prevent and resolve professional and personal conflicts and problems, evaluate instructional content and strategies, analyze and apply laws, rules and regulations involving programs, staff and students, and articulate Division and District plans, goals, programs and requirements at the District, community, state and national levels. SELECTION CRITERIAApplication Screening In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
- Education experience (breadth and depth)
- Work experience (breadth and depth)
- Demonstrated leadership capabilities
- Program development
- Community involvement
- Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse socio-economic community
- Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
- Oral communication skills
- Problem solving skills
- Successful teaching, problem solving or performance demonstration
- Writing skills/demonstration
- Resume (Required)
- Cover Letter (Required)
- Unofficial transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)
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