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Dean of Counseling & Student Services

Employer
Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College)
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Posting Title Dean of Counseling & Student Services Location Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College) Department Location Posting Number AE00505P The Institution
About
Cosumnes River College ( CRC ) values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and empowers students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. CRC is a leader in innovative ideas and sustainable values. One of the four colleges of the Los Rios Community College District, Cosumnes River College seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about the impact of implicit bias in teaching and learning, and who implement culturally responsive teaching techniques and effective practices for engaging students.

Serving south Sacramento County and Elk Grove since 1970, CRC’s main campus and its Elk Grove center provide a dynamic learning environment for more than 14,000 ethnically and racially diverse students. One of the top 10 most diverse 2-year public colleges in the nation (noted in the Almanac of Higher Education, Fall 2015), CRC is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.

Our Strengths
CRC awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, Associate degrees for Transfer, Career Education certificates, and transfer credit for students who intend to continue their education at a four year college or university. Our 200+ programs include automotive technology, radio, television and film, allied heath, veterinary technology, and architecture and design technology, among others.

With a focus on improving completion outcomes for all students, programs like Umoja, the Puente project, and DIOP Scholars and Native American Higher Ed Resources look to increase the number of Latinx, African-American, and Native American students who complete a degree, certificate and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Student support services and programs including CARE, EOPS, Enriched Scholars, and First Year Experience enhance the ability of all students to complete college. CRC is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ).

Our Vision
CRC strives to be an exemplary and innovative community college that empowers students and employees to strengthen the cultural, social, economic, and environmental well-being of their communities.

Position Summary
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management and in close cooperation with the Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning and the Vice President of Administrative Services, the Dean of Counseling and Student Services has the primary responsibility for the leadership, general supervision and direction of the Counseling Department and Student Support Programs including Crises Counseling, Probation and Dismissal, Transfer Center, EOPS and CARE, DSPS, Career Services and Health and Wellness Services. The Counseling Department includes: Articulation, Counseling, Transfer and Career services, EOPS and DSPS .

The Dean of Counseling and Student Services supports and promotes a climate of collegiality, innovation, and improved service to students and cooperates with area staff and other managers to develop processes which are supportive of student success. The Dean of Counseling and Student Services also works with staff and students from the other colleges and sites in the District to review and implement the District Strategic Plan in coordination with college planning and to promote effective student learning in a multi-college environment.

The Dean of Counseling and Student Services coordinates various student retention and success initiatives and programs associated with the Student Equity and Achievement ( SEA ) program.

The Dean of Counseling and Student Services selects, supervises, and evaluates counseling and student services personnel and plans, as well as develops and monitors, appropriate budgets and expenditures in the identified areas. The Dean collaborates with the other managers in the development of processes that are student-friendly and supportive of student success and works cooperatively with the management team and the district staff in all areas of responsibility.

The department maintains a focus on:

● Fostering a shared intellectual environment that promotes dialogue and innovation in support of student success.
● Program development.
● Problem solving and conflict management resolution.

Assignment Responsibilities
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

● Functioning as the lead administrator for the Counseling department and assigned Student Support programs.
● Calling and presiding over area meetings and serving as a representative to the college’s management leadership team.
● Providing leadership to student success and retention programs and initiatives.
● Providing leadership, vision, and direction for assigned programs within a collaborative, inclusive, and participatory decision-making environment.
● Organizing and overseeing assessment of student learning/student activity outcomes for systematic and continuous quality improvement.
● Promoting staff development and supporting a climate which fosters innovation and excellence.
● Supporting a climate which promotes cultural competence and mutual respect.
● Promoting a collegial atmosphere within the Counseling Department and throughout the college.
● Collaborating with the staff on the development of schedules in counseling, student services, and for teaching assignments.
● Assuming leadership and responsibility for staff evaluation and development.
● Developing area budget recommendations and facilities utilization plans.
● Attending and serving on assigned college and district committees.
● Assisting in the articulation of area programs with other institutions and in the development of partnerships with external agencies.
● Employing techniques such as interest-based approach conflict resolution and other appropriate strategies to resolve disputes and to enhance communication and cooperation among the members of the college and district communities.
● Performing other duties as assigned.

Administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus work and/or hours.

Work Year 12 month Work Schedule Total Hrs per Week/Day Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications
1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution completed by December 1, 2021.

2. Have one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment

3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

*NOTES:
Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators’ in California Community Colleges which can be found at the California Community Colleges website then “Minimum Qualifications Handbook”.

Application Instructions
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:

1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
2. Resume
3. Letter of Interest
4. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work

NOTES :
  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide unofficial transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .




Physical Demands Salary $136,580 to $147,838 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules Additional Salary Information Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Posting Date 08/27/2021 Closing Date 09/28/2021 Open Continuously No Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve-month, Educational Administrative Position
Beginning on or about November 1, 2021. How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.

After hours inquiries should be emailed to hr@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date. Conditions
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here

Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Quicklink https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/16260 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form 'Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime', P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form https://losrios.edu/lrccd/shared/doc/hr/forms/p-881.pdf and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
    • No answer
  2. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Comunidad
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • D'Primeramano Magazine
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Instagram
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Community College District Employee
    • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
    • Los Rios Community College District Website
    • LRCCD Resource Group - API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
    • LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • The HUB
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • ZipRecruiter
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Unofficial Transcript 3
  3. Unofficial Transcript 4
  4. Unofficial Transcript 5
  5. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  6. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
  7. Licenses/Certifications
  8. Employee Request for Transfer Form


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