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Dean of Instruction (STEM

Riverside Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 6, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Application Deadline
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time. 12/02/2022

Position Title: Dean of Instruction (STEM & Kinesiology) - Riverside City College

Department: Academic Affairs (R)

Position Type: Academic Management

College/Campus: Riverside

Physical location of the position: Riverside

Employment Type: Full-Time

Position Length: 12-month

Salary Range: Grade Z

Salary Amount: $164,517 - $200,289

Salary Type: Annual

Is this position categorically (grant) funded? No

Under the supervision of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Instruction, Division of STEM and Kinesiology, acts as the academic officer and provides administrative supervision and direction to assigned academic programs, which includes the departments of Chemistry, Life Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Kinesiology. The Dean is responsible for the quality and integrity of all aspects of these academic and instructional programs, and the supervision of program directors, department chairs, faculty and classified staff.

Supervises and directs academic departments, program directors, department chairs, faculty, classified staff and student employees.

Minimum of a Master's degree in any of the core disciplines of STEM is required. A doctorate (Ph.D.) is desired. Degree(s) must be from accredited institution(s).

A minimum of four years of successful full-time teaching experience in higher education, preferably in a community college, is required. At least three years of management and/or senior level leadership experience in a postsecondary educational institution is also required. Teaching, curriculum and administrative experience in the core areas of the position is highly preferred.

Higher education in community colleges; applicable laws, codes, regulations and District policies and procedures; current principles and practices of administration, supervision and training; budget preparation and processes; curriculum development; policies, objectives and contemporary practices in the core areas of the position.

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; manage staff; work collaboratively with other administrators, and academic department chairs and faculty; work effectively in shared governance and consensus building settings; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; evaluate and support faculty recommendations for program improvements or new service efforts; promote diversity inclusion, equity and academic excellence; advocate for the academic programs to which assigned; identify alternate funding resources and develop grant or special projects applications.


Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

Co-workers, President, Vice Presidents, Vice Chancellor for Educational Services, Instructional Deans, faculty, staff, and the general public.

Normal office environment.

1. Provides administrative leadership and direction for the development and modification of educational programs in all the disciplines under the area of supervision.
2. Advises the college Vice President regarding budgets, planning, coordinating, and evaluating education programs.
3. Prepares reports as needed related to curriculum, enrollment management, and instructional policies.
4. Attends and participates in a variety of required meetings including but not limited to Vice Chancellor's Cabinet, Curriculum Committee, Deans' Meetings, Strategic Planning Committee, Senate and other appropriate meetings.
5. Oversees and participates in the evaluation of faculty and staff.
6. Determines the departments' budget needs in conjunction with chairs and faculty. Supervises and monitors the budget and expenditures in all areas of basic function.
7. Supervises the development and implementation of class schedules.
8. Assists in the development of the college catalog, class schedules, and other publications.
9. Assigns FTES under fiscal and educational (Enrollment Management Plan) policies.
10. Optimizes use of the District's resources for instructional facilities and staff.
11. Meets with students and faculty to resolve and arbitrate conflicts and issues.
12. Directs the development of new programs and curricula, working with department chairs and faculty.
13. Serves as the administrative lead for Divisional annual and long-range integrated strategic planning, and serves in the college enrollment management plan and the accreditation process.
14. Leads the search for alternate resources for the programs through grants, foundations and fund raising activities.
15. Strengthens existing partnerships and extends new partnerships with school districts, four year institutions, industry and with regional and national professional organizations.
16. Contributes to facility operation design and renovation.
17. Provides opportunities for staff and faculty development.
18. Represents the assigned academic programs, the college and the district at state and national levels.
19. Maintains an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility, through continued study and participation in professional organizations.
20. Serves as a member of the Management Leadership Association.
21. Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned by supervising manager.


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

Effective Employment Date: A Mutually Agreed Upon Start Date

Application Deadline: 12-02-2022

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!

* Letters of reference 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 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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