Program Director, Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement
Kern Community College District
$87,866.37 - $115,288.30 Annually
The Program Director is responsible to the assigned Vice President
or assigned supervisor, and has broad accountability, within the
participatory governance framework, for planning, directing and
evaluating assigned functions associated with maintaining quality
academic and student services programs.
Interpret and administer District policy regarding assigned
Interpret and administer College policy with respect to student
centered educational services. Plan, implement, and evaluate short
and long-range strategies, goals, and objectives related to
Review, assess and evaluate assigned programs and services;
recommend and implement approved plans and policies to facilitate
and improve outcomes, operations and programs within areas of
Provide leadership in generating staff development opportunities
for support staff.
Provide assistance in recruitment, selection, orientation, and
evaluation of support staff in assigned program(s).
Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations;
personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all
Develop, implement, and monitor the annual plans and budgets
Act as liaison with District, State, and federal governing bodies
regarding assigned programs and practices.
Market the College and assigned programs to the College community
and the general public.
Serve on College and District committees as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Master's degree in an academic area related to assignment.
Five years of full-time experience in administration, including at
least three years of leadership experience reasonably related to
the administrative assignment.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability
backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Knowledge and Abilities
State and Federal codes, statutes and regulations that govern
California community college student developmental and
instructional services (or their equivalents) including:
Pertinent sections of Title 5 of the California Code of
Regulations pertaining to student developmental, curriculum and
Pertinent sections of California Education Code. o California
State Chancellor's Office (Systems Office) legal opinions and
Federal regulations pertaining to the Family Educational Rights
and Protection Act.
Microsoft Office Word/Excel
Principles of student development administration at the community
college level; leadership and management principles and
The mission of the California Community College; community college
and instructional programs, regulations and policies; principles of
employer employee relations; and principles in the administration
of personnel services.
Computer operations/data processing systems.
Accounting, budgeting and fiscal reporting
Work as part of a management team dedicated to collaboration and
the college goal of integrating instruction and/or student services
as a way to create and maintain a supportive student-learning
Exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration,
consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving in an
environment of shared governance
Use effective written communication, including reporting and
funding proposal reports, etc.
Effectively interact with persons of diverse socioeconomic and
Apply legal and policy provisions to various problems consistently
Establish and maintain cooperative and helping working relations
with students, staff and community agencies to meet the needs of
SALARY RANGE$ 85,307.16 - $
111,930.39 annuallyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of
Complete application packets will be
accepted until the position is filled; but those received by
August 25, 2021
are assured consideration. The
College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the
recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any
personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This
includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of five (5) professional references - Listed on
Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or
universities outside of the United States must have their
coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member
of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services
(NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI).
A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in
the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the
necessary arrangements. EEO Plan 2021-2024
Note: The District is
strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles
of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse
pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of
national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender
expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic
information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical
or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to
have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected
by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures
Discrimination Free Work Environment
The District does not provide
sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work
authorization should be established at the time of application
All applicants must apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/kccd/jobs/3162524/program-director-mathematics-engineering-science-achievement-mesa
Emails will not be accepted.