Associate Dean, Educational Partnerships (Norco College)

Norco College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 23, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Title:
Associate Dean, Educational Partnerships (Norco College)

Application Deadline

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

Academic Affairs (N)

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?

Under the direction of the area administrator, the Associate Dean is responsible for the development, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of all aspects of the college's high school and educational partnership programs; and provides leadership to coordinate and implement strategic and collaborative initiatives with local K-12 districts (such as middle college high school, credit and non-credit concurrent enrollment, and other early college programs). Develops and implements collaborative programs with other educational and community partners to promote student access and ensure the successful transition to college and efficient program completion in traditional and non-traditional pathways.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises and directs assigned faculty and staff.
Education and Experience: a master's degree from an accredited institution and three years of experience in the administration and/or management of Pathways-related programs, which includes two years in a supervisory capacity.

Experience in the development, implementation, and management of access, outreach and/or educational partnership-related programs is preferred. Experience working with K-12 and/or community college programs is desirable.

Knowledge Of:
1. Principles and practices of program development and administration;
2. Accreditation standards of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges and Western Association of Schools and Colleges;
3. Trends, developments and application of educational technologies including online learning and course management systems;
4. Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, including OSHA rules and regulations if applicable.
5. Research methods and analysis techniques;
6. Principles and practices of effective management and supervision;
7. Principles and practices of project management, and organization and culture change;
8. District human resources policies and labor contract provisions;
9. Policies and procedures in higher education and in K-12 education;

Ability To:
1. Develop effective working relationships within the community;
2. Collaborate with colleagues from across the campus;
3. Plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work activities;
4. Communicate effectively in written and oral form;
5. Manage staff and work with faculty;
6. Maintain accurate and well-organized records;
7. Maintain confidentiality in all matters appropriate;
8. Learn, interpret and apply rules, policies and procedures.

Administrators, faculty, staff, students, general public, vendors, community partners and K-12 school administrators and staff.

Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Will require occasional travel.

Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.

Must have evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and the community.

This is an exempt position and is not subject to overtime.

Duties and Responsibilities:
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES (Illustrative Only): The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
1. Provides leadership and oversight for implementation of the college's dual enrollment programs, such as, but not limited to: the middle college high school, early college high school, and credit and non-credit concurrent enrollment.
2. Develops and maintains relationships with K-12, regional, and statewide partners to advance the mission of the College and advocate for programs and services that serve target student population(s).
3. Collaborates with administrators, department chairs, and staff to coordinate course and schedule planning for dual enrollment programs across all feeder districts, private and/or other educational entities, to develop pathways for the completion of a certificate, an associate's degree, and/or the equivalent.
4. Coordinates targeted efforts to provide K-12 students with initial enrollment and student support services (e.g. Summer Bridge programs, College Promise), including information about financial aid, admissions, and other student services and academic support programs.
5. Oversees partnership programs, such as prison education and other external partnership programs; and oversees efforts to implement credit for prior learning and emerging equivalency efforts, such as military credit and competency-based education.
6. Maintains and submits, as necessary, updated records, reports, memorandums of understanding (MOUs), and other District agreements, and assists in the preparation of related Board docket items and presentations. Assists in the use of data-informed methods to track, monitor, evaluate and improve assigned areas of responsibility
7. Collaborates with District personnel, school districts, and other Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to ensure compliance with local, regional and state policies and procedures.
8. Monitors budget and expenditures within assigned area; ensures expenditures are within program guidelines and further the goals and objectives of program area.
9. Participates in grant-writing efforts with a focus on supporting college initiatives for assigned areas including culturally responsive student success, access and equity-related initiatives.
10. Provides supervision and direction to assigned District staff; assigns, directs, and evaluates the performance of direct reports; establishes goals and objectives for assigned areas of responsibility in alignment with strategic plans and administrative program review.
11. Performs other duties, related to the position, 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, located at 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

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

Optional Applicant Documents:
Other Document
Doctorate Transcript
Other Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
A mutually agreed upon start date

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!

* 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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