Posting Number: 0600968
Position Title: Dean of Career Technical and Continuing Education (111001-2022030-092021-01)
Posting Date: 09-21-2021
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
First Consideration Date: 11-01-2021
Department/Division: Academic Affairs (Administration)
Funding: District Funded
Job Category: Management (Certificated)
Percentage Employee: 100%
Months per Year: 12 months
Work Days per Week: See "Work Schedule per Day" below.
Work Schedule per Day: Generally, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; however, this is an exempt management/supervisory-level position requiring some weekend, holiday, and non-conventional working hours in addition to the regular working hours of a collegiate environment.
Work Shift for this Position (select all that apply): Days, Nights, Weekends
Placement/Range: 77-1 plus 2.5% for a verified doctorate from an accredited institution
Pay Rate: See "Placement/Range/Pay Rate" below.
Initial placement on the management salary schedule is 77-1 ($150,923/yr.); however, the Superintendent/President may recommend to the Board of Trustees an initial salary placement at a higher step. The ceiling for this position is capped at 77-8 ($198,606/yr.). Salary listed includes a temporary 2% increase that expires on 12/31/23.
The District provides a fully paid, comprehensive program of fringe benefits including major medical, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees and eligible dependents. Life insurance provided for employee only. Also, currently included each year are 17 paid holidays, 22 vacation days and 12 illness days.
A Complete Application Packet Includes: Resume, Cover Letter, Transcripts
Optional Applicant Documents, Other Document (s), Licenses and Certificates
Additional Applicant Documents:
About Citrus College
Celebrating over 100 years of service, Citrus College is located in Glendora in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los Angeles. The college has the distinction of being the oldest community college in Los Angeles County and the fifth oldest in the state.
Citrus College was founded in 1915 under the leadership of Dr. Floyd S. Hayden, who helped bring the community college movement to California. From 1915 to 1961, the college was operated by the Citrus Union High School District.
In July 1961, the Citrus Community College District was created to include the Azusa and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967, the district expanded to include the Claremont, Duarte and Monrovia school districts.
Today, Citrus College occupies a 104-acre campus. The college is currently experiencing a major facilities expansion project that will change the look of the campus.
The college enrolled 27 students in 1915 and currently the college serves more than 19,000 students annually.
Classes are offered on a 16-week calendar (fall and spring semesters), as well as in a variety of non-traditional scheduling options: winter intersession, evenings, summer sessions, and optional class formats, such as online education courses.
Citrus College provides students with quality educational experiences and support services that lead to the successful completion of degrees, transfer, certificates, career/technical education, and basic skills proficiency. The college fosters academic and career success through the development of critical thinking, effective communication, creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe, accessible and affordable learning environment. In meeting the needs of our demographically diverse student population, we embrace equity and accountability through measurable learning outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and student achievements.
Citrus College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10 Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949, (415) 506-0234), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation, including filing of complaints against member institutions, can be found at www.accjc.org.
Under the direction and supervision of the vice president of academic affairs, the dean of career, technical, and continuing education will lead and administer all aspects of supervision, assistance, and oversight for various career technical education (CTE) instruction, continuing education, and workforce development programs, including the design, delivery, staffing, administrative support, supervision, and evaluation of programs. The dean will foster cooperative working relationships among District divisions and programs and with various public and private groups; oversees curriculum development, faculty hiring and evaluation; and ensures compliance with applicable federal and state laws and regulations. The dean will manage and monitor student enrollment, program review, student learning outcome assessment, and all related records and reports, lead the integrated programming initiatives using a data-informed and student-centered approach to learning, actively support the implementation of a variety of instructional methods, and collaborate with regional workforce development leaders.
This is a 12-month academic management position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provides direction and support to faculty in the development, revision, and evaluation of division curriculum and materials.
- Fosters cooperative working relationships among divisions and programs as well with various public and private groups.
- Oversees curriculum development.
- Regularly monitors Strong Workforce and Perkins funding policies, terms, and conditions and works on completing local and regional plan documents in collaboration with CTE leads.
- Keeps abreast of institutional planning and assessment efforts as they relate to Career Technical Education (CTE), noncredit, Strong Workforce and Perkins projects.
- Oversees and coordinates program faculty efforts to achieve objectives as stated in each approved local and regional work plan.
- Works directly with diverse faculty and staff to develop and maintain CTE instruction, curriculum, and continuing education programs, projects, activities, and grants.
- Directly interacts with students, faculty, staff, and industry advisory councils and/or groups.
- Reviews and approves division curriculum development proposals, course outlines, program changes, textbook recommendations, field trip requests, credit by examination requests, and program requirement waivers.
- Reviews instructional programs for compliance with applicable state and federal law, regulations and guidelines, District policy and procedure, and responsiveness to the needs of a culturally diverse community.
- Represents the District in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations related to the assignment.
- Develops schedule of classes and all instructor assignments.
- Leads a variety of special programs as assigned by the vice president of academic affairs.
- Assumes full management responsibility for all Career/Technical and Continuing Education Division.
- Provides consultation and technical expertise to faculty, staff, students, outside agencies and others concerning division operations and activities; provides detailed and technical information concerning division programs, curriculum, services and courses.
- Ensures mandated reports are submitted according to established timelines.
- Provides administrative and professional leadership and direction for the Division and District.
- Effectively recommends the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, direction and evaluation of work, and addresses grievances of all division personnel.
- Responsible for administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel.
- Oversees evaluation of the performance of academic and classified staff assigned to the division, and providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.
- Responds to difficult and sensitive student, faculty, and staff inquiries and complaints and assists with resolutions and alternative recommendations.
- Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the work of assigned staff and faculty.
- Responsible for timely and accurate preparation, submission and administration of division and grant budgets.
- Prepares and administers large and complex budgets; allocates limited resources in a cost- effective manner.
- Manages, develops, and administers the division's annual budget; participates in identification of and application of external grant funding sources.
- Responsible for completing annual and comprehensive program reviews, and evaluating proposed offerings, enrollment history, budget, demand and program requirements to determine the number and nature of offerings.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (Continued)
- Responsible for scheduling of classes, staffing and available facilities, supplies, equipment and materials. Monitors enrollment, cancels and changes classes in response to meeting student and District needs.
- Recommends and implements goals, objectives, and practices for providing effective and efficient services and programs.
- Significant responsibility for chairing and supervision of District-wide committees and task forces; performs other duties and special projects as assigned, such as substantive change reports and review of Board Policies and Administrative Procedures.
- Work cooperatively with the staff diversity officer, Title IX coordinator, and ADA coordinator(s) in the development and implementation of activities relevant to federal and state compliance.
- Other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position and the District mission and philosophy.
- Possession of a master's degree.
- A minimum of one year of leadership experience reasonably related to this management assignment.
- Evidence of ability to communicate effectively, in English, with a diverse population both orally and in writing.
- Evidence of interest in working in the community college setting.
- Evidence of ability to work effectively as a member of the administration team.
- Evidence of experience and training in the utilization of technology in administrative practice.
- Evidence of experience supervising a complex academic department responsible for implementation of state and federal regulations.
- Sensitivity to, understanding of, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, cultural background, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty, and staff.
- A minimum of three years of management experience in a Career Technical Education division at a community college.
- Three or more years of experience in managing and leading local and regional Strong Workforce Program, Perkins, and related Career Technical Education grants.
- A minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience in Career Technical Education at the community college level.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
"CITRUS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER."
It is the policy of the District not to discriminate against and to encourage a diversity of applicants based on national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, use of family and medical care leave, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS
Applications are considered legal documents, and as such, all areas of the application must be completed, or your application packet will be considered incomplete and will not be moved forward. While it may be appropriate in some areas of your application to use "NA" (not applicable), do not use terms such as "see resume" or "see attached". When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all required documents, and those additional documents you choose to include, are attached BEFORE clicking the "Finished Attaching Documents" button and confirming. It is advisable to attach "Optional" documents first, and then "Required" documents once you are ready to click on the "Finished Attaching Documents" button and confirming.
Application and Supplemental Questionnaire must be complete. A resume will not substitute for a fully completed employment application and supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete applications will be rejected. When listing your work experience, please specify the beginning and end dates for each job you held and describe your experience.
Additional documents CANNOT be added to your electronic application packet once you click on "Finished Attaching Documents" and receive your confirmation number; so, please be sure you have all documents you will upload handy and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents handy at the time you are applying for the position, we advise you to click on "Finish Attaching Documents Later". Be sure, however, to finish attaching your documents BEFORE the close or first consideration date for the position. Please remember, you will NOT be able to attach additional documents after you have selected "Finished Attaching Documents" and have received a confirmation number, and you will not be able to apply for a position after the position has closed.
Please note, should an applicant apply for a position more than once, only the most recently received application packet will be the one screened for completeness. All others will be deemed inactive, and will not be considered, regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed, mailed, or hand delivered application materials outside the online Applicant Tracking System (ATS). Only application materials submitted through this electronic format will be accepted. Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be mailed, or hand delivered to the Director of Human Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the time the interview appointment is scheduled.
--Candidates must upload copies of all transcripts (need not be official at the time of application) which prove sufficient for verifying minimum qualifications for this position.
--Official transcripts will be required at the time of the job offer.
--Transcripts must be from the awarding institution and must show that the degree has been awarded (or conferred) and the year.
--Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from accredited institution(s) or an equivalent foreign institution by the first consideration date for this position.
--All degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript by the indicated first consideration date for this position.
--Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
--EQUIVALENCY: If you will be requesting equivalency for this position, please review the Educational Administrator Equivalency Process, which may be found on our webpage. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at (626) 914-8550.
--A selection committee will review application packages of those candidates who have met the minimum qualifications for this position and will select a limited number of qualified candidates for an interview.
--Each candidate may be asked to make a presentation on a topic of the selection committee's choice. The candidate will be informed of the topic when an interview appointment is scheduled.
--Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample of his or her writing ability just prior to the interview.
--Travel costs must be borne by the applicant.
--Final candidates for faculty, management, and supervisor/confidential positions may be interviewed by the Superintendent/President.
--If selected as a finalist, the candidate permits the District to contact the current and former employer(s) to investigate past employment history.
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