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Dean of Enrollment Services - Laney College

Peralta Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 13, 2024

College Information

Peralta/College Information

Laney College

Laney College, in the heart of vibrant, multicultural downtown Oakland, features the cosmopolitan atmosphere and human energy of a big-city university. Laney is adjacent to the Oakland Museum of California, blocks from historic Chinatown and a pleasant stroll from Lake Merritt.

Since 1948, Laney has provided educational opportunities to students throughout the East Bay and beyond. Serving approximately 14,000 students each semester, Laney reflects the incredible diversity of the community that surrounds it and provides opportunities to traditionally underserved populations. Dozens of languages are spoken on Laney’s campus each day.

The school boasts a proven track record of success with exceptional educational programs. The college was given full accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges ( ACCJC ) in summer 2009 – a distinction awarded to only five community colleges out of the 27 reviewed that year. In addition, Laney ranks among the top community colleges in California in transferring students to U.C. Berkeley.

Position Information

Job Title
Dean of Enrollment Services - Laney College

Time Base
40 hrs/week 12 months/year

$154,047- $182,056/Year. The maximum initial placement is Step 3 depending on experience.

Position Type

Student Services-Matriculation (542)



Job Description Summary

Under direction of the Vice-President of Student Services, responsible for the coordination, integration and supervision of student admission, registration and records policies and services, with community and school outreach, financial aid, special programs (i.e. Veterans Services), and/or other key areas of student services. The Dean ensures that the various enrollment services units and other College departments collaboratively produce program outcomes that bring integrated services to students and the community.

Duties & Responsibilities

Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.
  • Plan, provide leadership for, organize and direct the establishment of an organizational culture based on strong team building and systematic collaboration among such student and College
    services as community and school outreach, student admissions, admissions and records,
    financial aid, special programs and/or other key services as assigned.
  • Collaborate with other College and District administrators in order to plan and implement policies, procedures, programs and activities that demonstrate quality consistent service to
  • Collaborate with information technology staff and other staff to promote and expand the use of technology in the delivery of registration, financial aid, outreach, reporting and other services and programs.
  • Serve as technical advisor to review and resolve matters of regulatory interpretation related to the enrollment services units.
  • Direct and participate in researching, compiling data for, and preparing special and regular reports, including annual program plans, editing information for the catalog and schedule of
    classes, and regulatory audits most often associated with financial aid and student records.
  • Review petitions seeking waivers, approvals, and determents.
  • Plan and administer department and program budgets, including grant and other externally funded budgets; analyze and recommend changes to staffing levels as needed.
  • Use a computer database and a variety of computer software to set up, access, track and report on student, departmental, financial, statistical, and other data.
  • Supervise the set-up and maintenance of student, faculty, budgetary, categorical funding and other online and manual records.
  • Participate as a member of select division and college committees.
  • Train, direct, supervise, and evaluate the work of all academic and classified staff in the
    department, including day, evening, weekend, and summer services.
  • Provides leadership that instills a spirit of innovation and high standards of individual
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
2. One year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the
administrator’s assignment.
3. Knowledge and proficiency in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing office
productivity software applications (i.e., work processing, spreadsheet and database management
software) including the Internet.
4. Understanding of, sensitivity to and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
disability and ethnic backgrounds of Peralta Colleges’ students, faculty, staff and community

Desirable Qualifications
  • Knowledge of state and federal laws, such as Title 5 and Education Code, as well as policies, programs, regulations and services related to student recruitment, admissions, enrollment, retention, financial aid, matriculation, and records management.
  • Skill in budget development, maintenance, and reporting related to general fund, grants, and other externally-funded resources.
  • Four (4) years of comprehensive and increasingly responsible management experience in student service or a related field.
  • Skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking and complex reports.
  • Skill in training, directing, supervising and evaluating the work of others.
  • Proficiency in the use of a variety of computer software and databases and technology related to student and other educational services.
  • Commitment to Participatory Governance.
  • Effective organizational, communication and public relations skills.
Environmental Demands

Occasional work performed alone.
Constant work around and with other people.

Other Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typical physical abilities for this position are:
  • Prolonged and frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping
  • Moderate to heavy usage of hands in grasping, repetitive hand movement and finger coordination in keeping records and preparing reports using a computer keyboard.
  • Speech and hearing to communicate effectively in group settings and by telephone to students, faculty, staff, and others.
Tools & Equipment Used

Application Deadline Date
First Review Date: March 13, 2024; In order to be considered for the first screening, application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm PST on March 13, 2024.

Open Date

First Review Date

Special Instructions to Applicants


1. Required documents will include:

· Current resume of experience, formal education/training and qualifications.
· Copies of supporting credentials, if applicable.
· Copies of transcripts from fully accredited colleges or university institutions.
(Copies of diplomas will not substitute for transcripts.) (If hired, it will be required to submit official transcripts from fully accredited college or university.)

Information on transcripts must include degree awarded and confer date. Transcripts without this information and online applications without transcripts will be disqualified. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IF YOUR DEGREE WILL NOT BE CONFERRED UNTIL A LATER DATE .

Note: A written evaluation by an official foreign credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service must be submitted for Foreign Degree(s)(non-U.S. degrees) by the application deadline date.

2. Applications and attachments (resume, cover letter, copies of transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc.) will ONLY be accepted through the online process. WE DO NOT ACCEPT MAILED OR FAXED APPLICATIONS OR ITS ATTACHMENTS .

3. Travel expenses for the interview and selection process will be borne by the candidates.

4. Skype and phone interviews are not permitted.

Appointment to the position is conditional upon the approval of the Chancellor.


Employees must satisfy all pre-employment requirements to work for the District which include, but are not limited to, the following items:


Tuberculosis Examination: Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit evidence (either skin test or X-ray report) of being free of tuberculosis within the past sixty (60) days. The TB test is a condition of employment and any expense must be borne by the successful candidate.

Fingerprinting Requirement:

As a condition of employment, all employees working for community colleges in the State of California are required to be fingerprinted within the first ten (10) working days of the date of employment pursuant to Education Code Section 88024. The District Office of Human Resources processes fingerprints electronically. During the employment intake process, new employees will be given information to have their fingerprints taken at another location.

Immigration Requirement: According to the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Peralta Community College District is required to verify that all new employees are:

1) A citizen or national of the United States;

2) An alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or

3) An alien authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to work in the United States.
All new employees are required to complete and sign a verification form and provide documentation attesting that he/she is a United States citizen, national, or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

District Policy: A Social Security Card will be required following selection and prior to completion of the hiring process. The employment process cannot be completed without a copy of the Social Security Card on file in the Office of Human Resources.


Medical Examination: Under state regulations and as a condition of employment, certain positions may require a medical examination prior to employment. Expenses incurred will be borne by the employee.

Benefits Information

Benefits Information

Benefits Information


The Peralta Colleges proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive core of work-life benefits. Benefit-eligible employees have access to coverage for themselves and eligible dependents:

• Medical coverage. Depending on choice of coverage, you may be required to make a contribution.
• Dental coverage. Depending on choice of coverage, you may be required to make a contribution.
• Life insurance of 150% of your income up to $100,000.
• Long-term disability coverage.
• Employee Assistance Program.
• 22 days/year vacation leave, 12 days/year sick leave, and 18 holidays/year

In addition to your contribution, Peralta pays 19.10%* of your salary to the State Teachers Retirement System ( STRS ). Effective January 1, 2013, the PEPRA went into effect.

Changes have been implemented as a result of the adoption of this legislation that impact new and existing employees enrolled in CalSTRS. Specific information regarding the changes can be found at For further up to date information on CalSTRS retirement eligibility and PEPRA, please visit the website at The CalSTRS member handbook is available at After 10 years of creditable service, medical benefits in retirement are extended until age 65.

Other voluntary benefits include:

• Flexible benefit plan participation in the Medical Reimbursement Plan, Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan (under tax code 125)
• Pre-tax commuting expenses (under IRS code 132)
• Tax-deferred plan participation in the 403(b) and 457 plans
• Credit union membership
• Prepaid legal plan participation
• Additional Life Insurance for yourself, spouse or children
• Kaiser and United Health Care Dental are fully paid by the District. Other plans require employee contribution.
• Subject to change.

Mission Statement

The Peralta Community College District is a collaborative of colleges advancing social and economic transformation for students and the community through quality education, rooted in equity, social justice, environmental sustainability, and partnerships.
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter
  4. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Curriculum Vitae
  6. Training/Certification Document

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