Interim Associate Dean I, Lifeskills Education Advancement
North Orange County Community College District
North Orange Continuing Education - Anaheim
NOCE-AC Lifeskills Education Advancement
Percentage of Employment:
Months of Employment:
Temporary One-Year Term
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (However,
some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to
meet the needs of the department.)
Provide leadership in the administration of the NOCE Lifeskills
Education Advancement Program (LEAP): Older Adults, Kids' College,
and Community Education programs, including resource development
and personnel management, in accordance with laws, regulations,
District policy and collective bargaining agreements; participate
in resolution of contractual issues as needed.
Develop and update program plans, goals and objectives, including
staffing plans, facilities, curriculum and educational philosophy
aligned with the District's Educational Master Plan and Diversity
Equity, and Inclusion and Anti-racism goals; collaborate with
administrative leadership and faculty to engage in short- and
long-term academic program planning; assure consistency of plans
with other NOCE and District plans.
Plan and coordinate course offerings; work with faculty and staff
to support the efforts of the program; develop and prepare faculty
schedules and room assignments; visit program sites and classrooms
to monitor and evaluate program effectiveness; assist in the
preparation of the catalogue, class schedules, and other public
information materials for assigned programs; engage and collaborate
with other campus partners as needed.
Supervise the planning, development and recommendation of new
courses aligned with the appropriate accreditation standards that
promote equity and success to support the diverse needs of all
students; review standing courses and recommends deletion of
courses no longer appropriate to the curriculum; maintain current
course outlines to accurately reflect the instruction
Develop and prepare the annual preliminary budgets for assigned
programs; monitor and control budget expenditures; direct the
preparation and maintenance of detailed and comprehensive reports,
records and files regarding programs, operations, and
Determine appropriate equipment and supplies for the instructional
area in accordance with established District policies,
accessibility standards, and laws; submit textbook lists and
requests for supplementary materials, audio-visual and other
Direct the preparation and maintenance of detailed and
comprehensive records, reports and files related to program
personnel, facilities and activities; ensure the collection,
recording and reporting of required student enrollment data.
Conduct outreach activities and serve as a liaison with community
agencies to promote program enrollment and effectiveness; foster an
instructional culture that relies on data-driven decision-making in
the development and ongoing improvement of student success
Maintain communication with District and NOCE administrators,
faculty members and classified staff to resolve conflicts and
issues, exchange information and coordinate program
Train, supervise, evaluate and direct the work of personnel as
assigned; participate in selection and hiring processes.
Plan, organize and arranges appropriate staff development programs
and activities for faculty and staff; provide comprehensive
onboarding and appropriate staff development training
Engage in participatory governance processes and activities;
organize, attend, or chair a variety of administrative and staff
meetings as required; serve on committees and special projects as
assigned; coordinate programs and services as appropriate with
other District and college personnel.
Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new
technologies pertinent to assigned programs; learn and apply
emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software
applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient,
organized, and timely manner.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities
and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic
backgrounds of students.
Provide leadership in District/College efforts to increase the
diversity of faculty and staff, to address student achievement
gaps, and in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and
Assist and promote the growth and success of a diverse population
of students and employees through the development of
interculturally competent and equity minded management and
leadership abilities. The ideal candidate should have experience in
this area with African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific
Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students and
Perform related duties as assigned.
In addition to the essential functions, the Associate Dean I,
Lifeskills Education Advancement Program may participate in the
development and administration of supplemental grants related to
Under the direction of a Vice President or Dean, this position
provides leadership in the administration and development of an
instructional area; responsible for performing a variety of
administrative and supervisory duties related to the functions and
activities of the North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE)
Lifeskills Education Advancement Program (LEAP).
The Associate Dean I, Lifeskills Education Advancement Program
maintains frequent contact with NOCE and District administration,
faculty and staff.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and
Knowledge of state education code and requirements, including Title
Knowledge of research project policies, procedures and practices,
including data collection and analysis
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation,
Knowledge of record keeping procedures
Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance
Knowledge of appropriate software and databases
Ability to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations,
policies and procedures
Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project
Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective
course of action
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work
Ability to meet schedules and time lines
Ability to work independently with little direction
Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions
Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing
Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible
transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your
application will be deemed incomplete and removed from
consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the
required minimum qualifications must be from accredited
post-secondary institutions. If selected as a finalist
and/or given an offer of employment for this position, you will be
required to provide a transcript (may be unofficial). Human
Resources will contact the finalist to obtain this required
documentation at that phase of the recruitment.
Possession of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited
institution and at least one year of formal training, internship or
leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.
Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to
demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to
successfully achieving the goals of the position.
Possession of a master’s degree in education, sociology or
Coursework in understanding the needs and learning styles of older
adults and/or children.
Management experience in postsecondary education.
Experience with educational program development and
Experience with community agencies, businesses and facilities that
serve the adult and youth populations.
Demonstrated experience supporting faculty in the development of
equity minded instruction which includes both curricular content
and teaching style.
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with
colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to
provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent
interaction with others; sitting for long period at a time (up to
2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.
$136,788 - $172,553 Annually
Number of Vacancies:
Special Instructions Summary: Special COVID 19
Notice: Interviews may be held in person (following all necessary
precautions) or in a virtual format.
Employees must reside
in California while employed with NOCCCD, even during remote work.
Thank you for your continued interest in working at North
Orange County Community College District.
The North Orange County Community College District is
committed to protecting the health and wellbeing of students,
faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities it serves. The
Board of Trustees voted to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for all
employees and those students enrolled in on-campus classes with
allowances for religious or medical exemptions as defined by law.
The due date for employees and students to be fully vaccinated is
November 1, 2021. More information can be found on our District
website by visiting https://www.nocccd.edu/covid19
Work Schedule: District employees are currently working a
hybrid schedule of remote work and in-person each week until
further notice. Number of in-person days may vary by
position/department. Questions regarding the work schedule may be
discussed with Hiring Manager if selected as an interview
Months of employment cannot exceed two years (24 months or
This is a temporary position subject to change in
dates of employment; employment of over 6 months is eligible for
limited employee benefits.
Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human
Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable.
The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide
the following: official transcripts and verification of experience
prior to the first duty day, identification and employment
eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act,
fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue.
NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this
recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not
submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional
materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete
all questions and sections of the application. For questions which
may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms
such as “see resume” or “see attached”.
The minimum required number of references for this position is
three (3) and will be requested at the finalist and/or offer of
employment phase of the hiring process.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost
confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college
community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure
an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise
and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be
required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee
will select candidates for final consideration.
Minimum Qualifications - Experience: One year of experience is
equivalent to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per
week (full time). Applicable part-time experience will be converted
to the full-time equivalent for the sole purpose of meeting the
experience minimum qualification (example: Twelve (12) months of
part time work experience is equivalent to six (6) months full
Minimum Qualifications - Education: 24 units are equal to one year
of education. As applicable, education must be from a regionally
accredited institution and verifiable on a legible unofficial
Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See
our website at https://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications
for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.
If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the
position, you may upload them to the “Additional Transcripts” link
when completing your application.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be
requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in
advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.
To apply, visit: https://nocccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/5843