Instructional Outreach Dean

Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details


Posting Number: 06001853 Position Title: Instructional Outreach Dean Posting Date: Closing Date: 06/21/2021 Open Until Filled (notes): Length of Position: 12 months per year Anticipated Start Date:

September 1, 2021

Position Type/Employee Class: Administrative FTE: 1.0 FTE Salary Level: Administrative Salary Level 32 Starting Pay Range $90,783 - $100,940 plus exceptional benefit package Hours per Week: 40 hr/wk Work Schedule: 8:00am - 5:00pm, some evening and occasional weekend hours required. Days of the Week: Typically Monday - Friday Job Summary/Purpose:

PRIMARY PURPOSE :
The Dean of COCC Instructional Outreach furthers the mission, vision and values of the College through oversight of its branch campuses; eLearning; high school programs; and personal enrichment courses. The dean represents the interests of these areas in college leadership meetings, budgetary planning, strategic planning and interactions with employee collective bargaining groups, as necessary, and is responsible for effectively communicating with all units within Instructional Outreach. The dean is responsible for articulating the vision, growth, and strategy for programming beyond the Bend campus and reducing impediments to growth in these vital areas. The dean must strive to learn and serve the needs of various communities in which the college has presence. The dean provides leadership, direction, and administration to ensure learning centered and student focused academic programs and services.

Terms of Employment:
• This is a 12-month exempt position at pay level 32 in the Administrative salary schedule.
• Requires flexible work schedule, which may include evenings and/or weekends as well as travel throughout the district.
• Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire.
•COCC employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.
•The College is NOT able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position.
• Upon hire, must pass criminal and/or driving history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Essential Functions:

Leadership
1. In collaboration with the president and Senior Leadership Team, establish the vision and direction for all areas of instructional outreach, which includes the branch campuses, eLearning, high school programs, and non-credit personal enrichment offerings.
2. Serve as liaison between the vice president for instruction, instructional deans, all areas of instructional outreach operations, other college departments and units, branch campuses and the communities in which they are operating.
3. Represent the needs of instructional outreach operations in all college-wide processes.
4. Develop a leadership team that promotes collaboration, innovation, excellence, growth, and accountability.
5. In partnership with the president and chief advancement officer, meet with regional area political leaders, Chambers, Community Foundations, Economic Development entities, secondary educational leaders, and business leaders to collaborate on growth strategies and to communicate education issues.
6. Serve as a leader and member of internal committees and councils; represent the College on local, regional, state, and national committees and councils, as requested.
7. Promote and foster collegiality between instruction, student services, and administrative services at the college; initiate and support creativity, change, and innovative instructional practices.

Administration/Management
1. Provide general administrative support and supervision for all areas of instructional outreach maximize the success of our students and communities.
2. Supervise the director of eLearning, directors of the Branch Campuses, director of College Now, and leadership of non-credit personal enrichment offerings.
3. Provide mentoring and professional development oversight for instructional outreach staff.
4. Provide input into academic course scheduling.
5. Provide information for and attend monthly Board of Director meetings.
6. Develop, manage, and monitor instructional outreach budgets.
7. Perform personnel functions related to staff (leaves of absence, hiring, evaluation, assignment, supervision, termination, etc.); collaborate with other instructional deans in oversight of faculty evaluation systems.
8. Develop and manage grants and special projects.
9. Assist in the development of and ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreements.

Teaching, Learning, and Student Success
1. Provide input to instructional deans from community conversations for continuous
improvement of programming for instructional outreach.
2. Articulate, coordinate, and facilitate with the CTE instructional deans and workforce training leaders in the development of occupational education associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit training for delivery through instructional outreach.
3. Articulate, coordinate, and facilitate with the transfer instructional deans the delivery of transfer courses, programs, and degrees through instructional outreach.
4. Ensure compliance with regional accreditation policies and standards as well as independent accrediting bodies for CTE programs.
5. Develop and maintain community partnerships related to credit and noncredit academic programming.

Cultural Respect and Inclusiveness
1. Model and support COCC’s Principles of Community by living and ensuring equity practices.
2. Evaluate and maintain ADA compliance and appropriate accessibility to persons with disabilities to provide for the success of students and staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
The College seeks an academic leader who possesses these qualities:
1. Must be able to provide positive leadership through:
a. Facilitation of problem-solving
b. Facilitation of relationship-building
c. Effective listening
d. Organization of multiple objectives in an environment of constant change
e. Working successfully with minimum supervision
f. Working effectively and positively as part of a team, actively participating in group
decision- making, communicating openly, and supporting the team in its work toward
common goals
g. Working cooperatively with and contributing to a diverse workplace through ideas and experience.
2. Strong commitment to shared governance and to serving as an advocate for the communities we serve and their diverse student learners within institutional policies, practices, and strategic directions.
3. Familiarity with a broad range of instructional areas and issues, including rights and responsibilities of faculty, staff, and students, the diverse goals, rights and learning styles of students, the complexity of issues involved in curriculum and program development and
assessment.
4. Strong commitment to working with the College community to promote student success.
5. Demonstrated commitment to the concept, values, and ideals of the comprehensive community college and to teaching excellence and standards of quality in all areas of instruction and instructional support.
6. Demonstrated ability to manage personnel, budgets, and instructional resources; familiarity with regional accreditation standards, with specialized accreditation, certification, and licensure requirements.
7. Must have knowledge of issues and trends in higher education, especially those involving eLearning, branch campuses, high school programming, and personal enrichment courses.
8. Ability to work cooperatively with, and contribute to, a diverse workplace through ideas or experience and develop mutually beneficial partnerships.
9. Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter.
10. Must be able to work effectively in a collective bargaining environment.
11. Experience delivering learning or other services electronically.

Physical Demands and Other Ergonomic Requirements:

OTHER ERGONOMIC REQUIREMENTS
Working hours are generally Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Additional hours or schedule changes may be required based on work requirements including attending monthly evening board meetings. Work is performed in an office setting, mostly sitting with frequent computer use.
Individual is required to be able to perform the essential functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement

It is the policy of the Central Oregon Community College Board of Directors that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, disability, sex, marital status, national origin, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status or any other protected classes under Federal and State statutes in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC’s Human Resources office, 541.383.7216.

In support of COCC’s EEO statement, employees with bilingual fluency in English and Spanish is a plus, along with experience working in a diverse multicultural setting.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution.

Experience: Two (2) years of teaching experience. Two (2) years of successful leadership experience within a complex organization, including supervision of staff. Two (2) years of experience working with higher education as an employee, partner,
or in some other capacity. Two (2) years of experience working to expand education, programming, or services beyond traditional boundaries.

The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Preferred Qualifications:

Education: Master’s degree in education or a career/technical/workforce development
field.

Experience: One (1) year of experience providing instructional outreach at another
educational institution in excess of minimum requirements. One (1) year of experience delivering learning or other services electronically. One (1) year of Community college teaching experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please create a Word document with your answers to the following statements. You will be given opportunity to attach as a Required Applicant Document.

1. Describe for us how you would incorporate our College’s value of diversity in the workplace. Additionally, what have you done to further your professional or personal development in regards to diversity and inclusion.

2. This position has responsibility for helping grow COCC’s branch campuses, with “grow” defined in multiple ways. Doing so requires someone who can work with multiple constituents to achieve a shared vision, with constituents defined as departments/staff who report to you, departments who do not report to you, institutional leadership and community members. Share your experience in leading this type of work.

Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact Human Resources at 541-383-7216.

Finalists selected to interview may be required to provide a candidate presentation to the College campus community or complete a skills demonstration.

Is a Criminal History Check required? Yes Is a Credit History Check Required? No Open Until Filled No Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Choose your highest level of education:
    • No High School Diploma or GED
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree in Progress
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree in Progress
    • Masters Degree
    • Ph.D. in Progress
    • Ph.D.
    • J.D.
    • M.D.
    • Other Doctorate Level Degree
  2. * How many years of teaching experience do you have?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Explain your experience expanding education, programming or services beyond traditional boundaries.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How do you fulfill the requirement of two (2) years leadership experience within a complex organization, including supervision of staff.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe how you meet the requirement of two (2) years of experience working with higher education as an employee, partner, or in some other capacity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please create a Word document with your answers to the following statements. You must attach as a Required Applicant Document in the Applicant Document portion of the application. 1. Describe for us how you would incorporate our College’s value of diversity in the workplace. Additionally, what have you done to further your professional or personal development in regards to diversity and inclusion. 2. This position has responsibility for helping grow COCC’s branch campuses, with “grow” defined in multiple ways. Doing so requires someone who can work with multiple constituents to achieve a shared vision, with constituents defined as departments/staff who report to you, departments who do not report to you, institutional leadership and community members. Share your experience in leading this type of work.
    • Yes, I have uploaded the Written Excercise
  7. * Upload your personal Diversity and Inclusion Statement as one of the 'OTHER' documents in the Applicant Document portion of the application.
    • Yes, I have uploaded the Diversity and Inclusion Statement
  8. * The College is NOT able to support Visa applications for this position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the United States to be considered for this position. Are you, or will you be eligible to work in the US by the start date of the position?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications, but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. There may be other requirements where an equivalency is acceptable. Please be aware that applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements and do not provide an equivalency statement will not be selected for an interview. Your statement should make clear the requirement you are addressing. Example: The position requires a Master’s degree. You have a Bachelor’s degree and work experience when combined you feel is equivalent to the degree requirement. Please make clear why you feel it is equivalent.

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * COCC employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed. Are you, or will you be residing in the state of Oregon by the start date of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you a U.S. military veteran? (COCC provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. To receive veterans’ preference in this recruitment process, you must upload your DD214 and DD215 (if applicable) form(s) as supporting documentation. You will have the opportunity to upload the document in the next step of this application process.)
    • Yes, I am a veteran
    • No, I am not a veteran
  12. If you have identified yourself as a qualified veteran or disabled veteran by submitting your DD214 and DD215 (if applicable) form(s) as proof of veteran status, please describe any transferable skills earned during your military service that you feel relate to the requirements/preferences of this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  13. * Background checks are required for all employees of COCC. Should an offer of employment be made to you and accepted by you, you will receive an email from COCC / HireRight Screening requesting your consent and basic information to complete the check. The offer of employment will be conditional upon satisfactory completion of the criminal background check. Confirmed findings on a criminal background check will not automatically disqualify you from being hired into a position. Results are evaluated on a case-by-case basis, considering the job responsibilities and other risk factors. Additional information regarding COCC’s criminal history check policy can be found online in the General Procedures Manual, Section HR-2-1. Please indicate here if you will provide consent to the criminal history check when requested by the College:
    • Yes, I will provide my consent when requested
    • No, I will not provide my consent when requested
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. College Transcript 1 (unofficial)
  6. Other Document 1
  7. Exercise Materials/Document
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 3
  2. College Transcript 2 (unofficial)
  3. College Transcript 3 (unofficial)
  4. College Transcript 4 (unofficial)
  5. US Military DD 214
  6. Other Document 2
  7. Other Document 3
  8. License or Certification
  9. Certification Document