Executive Director of Adult Education and Community Initiatives -
Educational Services (D)
Physical location of the position:
$106,598 - $129,778
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
If categorically (grant) funded, date funded through:
December 31, 2023 with the possibility of extension pending
Under the supervision of the area Dean, provides district-wide
leadership to establish and strengthen coordinated efforts to
improve and expand educational services, including the development
and delivery of grants, programs, and services to specific learner
populations; acts as a liaison to community agencies, including the
About Student Regional Consortium.
Supervises and directs assigned managers, classified staff,
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
The equivalent of a bachelor's degree from an accredited
institution AND at least 5 years' experience in program management
focused in education and training is required. Master's degree is
strongly preferred. Experience in higher education, public
administration, and managing federal and state grants is highly
desirable. Effective demonstrated experience working with
low-income and first-generation students, as well as understanding
the affective, cognitive, and social needs of today's community
college student is desired.
- Federal and state laws; policies and procedures germane to the
assignment including AEBG legislation;
- Grant management techniques, data collection, audit, evaluation,
and grant reporting;
- General office and computer skills;
- Marketing and recruitment techniques;
- Evaluation and assessment methods;
- Financial management techniques;
- Effective practices for providing educational services to
potential and current students.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to build
mutually beneficial partnerships;
- Write clearly, persuasively, and concisely;
- Represent the District and AEBG to businesses, industry, and the
- Plan, organize and prioritize daily assignments and work
- Demonstrate skills in interpersonal relationships, tact,
patience, courtesy, and customer service;
- Prepare and deliver oral presentations, workshops, and
- Maintain an understanding of current ideas, research, and
practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this
position through continued study and participation in AEBG
consortium, conferences, webinars, and other professional
- Manage staff and work with faculty.
Administration, classified staff, faculty, public officials, the
general public, students, community partners and state and
Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull
materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Will require
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 (E.C. 87360a).
Duties and Responsibilities:
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES (Illustrative Only):
1. Provides leadership in collaboration with college administrators
and appropriate faculty in researching and establishing
district-wide initiatives pertaining to adults, current and former
foster youth, and other populations with demonstrated barriers to
educational goal attainment.
2. Provides overall administration and coordination of the
District's Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) programs and
initiatives, in partnership with college leadership and the
Riverside About Students Regional Consortium.
3. Provides leadership for the District's Foster Youth Support
Network programs and initiatives, in partnership with college
leadership and community partners.
4. Collaborates with faculty at colleges to develop and implement
courses and workshops to provide transitional assistance and
workforce readiness on campus and in the community, with an
emphasis on noncredit courses.
5. Trains, supervises, and reviews work of designated department
personnel and oversees daily activities of staff.
6. Develops and maintains relationships with community partners and
represents the District at community, county, and regional
7. Provides leadership to marketing, recruitment, and outreach
activities for related programs, including college visits,
transitional assistance workshops, and awareness campaigns.
8. Coordinates efforts with college initiatives, departments,
funds, and programs to collectively advance student enrollment,
retention, completion, and success within the parameters of the
9. Develops and implements systems for data collection, external
evaluation, participant tracking, and reporting for AEBG and
assigned grants and initiatives.
10. Develops, reviews, and modifies program operational policies,
manuals, and other materials required for program operations.
11. Develops, prepares and monitors budgets to ensure compliance
with program and District standards and submits quarterly and
year-end reports to AEBG and other funders as needed.
12. Performs other related responsibilities as may be
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a Classified Management position with 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
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
Attach transcript of highest degree earned
Optional Applicant Documents:
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Effective Employment Date:
A mutually agreed upon start date.
Open Until Filled
*It is anticipated that interviews will occur sometime during the
3rd or 4th week of September.
Please note: The selection process typically concludes within four
to six weeks from the closing date. There are, however, exceptions
to this general guideline. Status updates will be made throughout
the process. Please refer to your account for any updates to the
status of your application.
* An electronic, RCCD on-line application must be completed to be
considered. All portions of the application must be entirely filled
out with all information qualifying an applicant for the position.
Only information on the official RCCD application (not resumes)
will be considered to determine whether an applicant meets the
minimum requirements for the position for which he/she is
* 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, including letters of
recommendation, WILL NOT be accepted! All documents must be
submitted electronically with the online application.
* Letters of reference, IF REQUIRED, must be NON-CONFIDENTIAL and
submitted electronically when applying on-line.
* 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
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants
with disabilities. Applicant should contact Human Resources &
Employee Relations at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
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