Management Employment Opportunities
Child Development & Teacher Education
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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE
Monday, September 23, 2013
(initial screening date - open until filled
Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated management skills to join an outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. This is a full-time, educational administrator position at Santa Rosa Junior College. Under general direction of the Dean, Career and Technical Education & Economic Development, this position is responsible for the overall administration, operation, supervision and coordination of the Child Development Center, instructional programs and associated categorical programs. The Dean provides supervision and direction regarding compliance with Title 22 of the Human Services Code and Title 5 of the Ed. Code. The Dean is responsible for supervision of the Foster and Kinship Care Education (FKCE) program and ensures compliance with all relevant guidelines and laws. The Dean is also responsible for the supervision and administration of the Teacher Academy including acting as liaison to the School of Education at Sonoma State University and any relevant classes. Coordinates the academic portion of the Teaching Fellowship program. The Dean provides supervision of the Older Adults Program. In consultation with the immediate supervisor, the Dean provides administrative supervision of all management, faculty, classified support staff, STNCs and students who are employed in the departments supervised by the Dean. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.
The SRJC Child Development Department has the reputation of being one of the most innovative ECE programs in California. Each semester our department offers over 50 different sections of courses to about 1,800 students. We currently employ 5 full-time faculty and approximately 20 adjunct faculty. The Childrens Center, which serves as both a lab school for our instructional program and as a pre-school/child care center for students, has 20 regular classified employees and serves approximately 100 children. We offer courses that are both vocationally oriented and those that are transferable to meet general education requirements in both the CSU and UC systems. Our department has a deep commitment to meeting the needs of our community through the improvement of quality of early childhood education and other childrens programs.
Required Abilities and Knowledge:
The ability to plan, direct and supervise a variety of programs at the same time; provide strategic planning for a college department; relate effectively with a wide diversity of students, faculty, staff and community members; supervise, evaluate and motivate staff in the area(s) of assignment; work effectively with state funding agencies; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; manage multiple and multi-faceted budgets; write, manage and apply for grants from multiple sources; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population; interpret and communicate complex policies and procedures.
The knowledge of issues in Child Development theory and pedagogy; State Licensing regulations and California Department of Education, Child Development Division Funding Terms and Conditions; regulations concerning the training of child development teachers and Child Development Permits; planning, budgeting and staffing; Equal Opportunity Employment, hiring, and evaluation procedures; local, state, and federal employment regulations; interpreting and enforcing faculty and classified collective bargaining contracts; program review, student and program learning outcomes and evaluation processes; community agencies that make up the foster and adoptive care network; Chancellors office guidelines and regulations regarding management of foster care education contracts; leadership and guidance skills for multiple program areas.
A Masters degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited institution AND one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to this assignment; OR the equivalent. Candidates must also qualify for a current SRJC discipline. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
- Familiarity with California Education Code
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.
Develops and implements in conjunction with program managers, program policies and procedures for the Children's Center, Child Development instruction, the Teacher Academy, the Older Adults program, the academic portion of the Teaching Fellowship Program, and the Foster and Kinship Care Education Program; interprets state and federal laws and regulations related to Child Development Instruction, Children's Center policies and the Foster and Kinship Care Education Program; represents the department to the campus community, other agencies and the community at large; represents the College/District in the development of policies and regulations at the regional and state level; remains active in regional and state child development programs especially as they relate to workforce development; works with categorical program coordinators and managers including the FKCE and Older Adults program to develop and oversee programs and budgets for special instructional programs; maintains communication with funding agencies and negotiates contracts. Completes necessary funding reports, yearly applications and Board agenda items; conducts investigations and acts as the hearing officer for all student appeals for waivers of termination Notice of Actions from the Childrens Center; responsible for public relations and marketing of the instructional program and the Child Development Center and the Teacher Academy; responsible for ensuring the maintenance of facilities, including compliance with licensing regulations for the Child Development Center, and recommends additions and modifications of existing physical plant; initiates goals and objectives for the Child Development Department, the Teacher Academy, the Older Adults Program and the FKCE program that are consistent with the mission and goals of the District. Recommends to the Vice President, Academic Affairs the development of policies and procedures needed to successfully implement those goals and objectives; recommends staffing positions based on the program evaluation process; participates in the hiring, supervision and evaluation of faculty, management and classified staff in the Child Development Department, the FKCE Program and the Older Adults program; anticipates, prevents, mediates and resolves conflicts and problems under areas of supervision; develops plans and implements work schedules to ensure necessary coverage. Ensures compliance with necessary staffing/child and adult ratios; serves on District standing and ad hoc committees as required; maintains the yearly master calendar for the instructional and child development centers; seeks and applies for grants and other funds to supplement the program; coordinates special program events and conferences; publicizes and recruits faculty and students to participate as mentors and mentees in the Teaching Fellows program. Works closely with Financial Aid to ensure the program operates smoothly; may oversee the Child Development Advisory Committee and the Teacher Academy Task Force and participates as needed on the FKCE Advisory Committee; may oversee the development of curriculum including additions and revisions of courses and prepares the schedule of classes; supervises the Child Development Training Consortium and Mentor Teacher Coordinators; ensures compliance with all relevant Licensing, OSHA and CCFP Regulations, and Title 5 Funding Terms and Guidelines; represents the District as the lead negotiator for all negotiations with the local bargaining unit representing non-credit faculty; performs other duties as assigned by the Dean, Career & Technical Education and Economic Development.
The Dean, Child Development and Teacher Education is responsible for the management, development, and overall administration and supervision of the Child Development Instructional Program, the Child Development Center, Foster and Kinship Care Education, Teacher Academy, Older Adults Program, and associated categorically funded programs. The Dean, Child Development and Teacher Education has broad scope in the development interpretation and implementation of major policies and procedures pertaining to the instruction of students and compliance with all grants and programs under his/her supervision. The Dean is responsible for coordinating the integration of the service components and the instructional components of the Child Development Department and the Childrens Center including the selection and evaluation of faculty, management and classified staff, preparation of faculty assignments, curriculum development, scheduling of classes, and program development and monitoring. The Dean is also responsible for planning and program review of each of the components and grants under their supervision.
In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
- A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Management Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
- If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
- Please describe your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
- A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the Essential Functions section of this announcement.
- Current Resume.
- Completed Supplemental Questionnaire.
- Copies of transcripts of all college level course work (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring). If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$8,805 - $10,567 per month (2013/14 Management Salary Schedule); maximum initial placement at $9,686 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials). An additional 2% compensation will be added to the base salary for an earned doctorate degree.
Benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Leave/Holiday time: Management employees earn 1 day of sick leave and 1.8333 days of vacation for each month worked. They are also entitled to holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year).
Housing: A mortgage loan at reduced fees may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).
MORE ABOUT SRJC
Application Materials & Procedures
To download job announcements and application materials, please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/job-openings/job-openings.php or contact us to be mailed the materials to apply :
Human Resources Department
Santa Rosa Junior College
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 1988 Armory Drive
MAILING ADDRESS: 1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
PHONE (707) 527-4954
FAX (707) 527-4967
The office is located in the Button Building on the college campus and is
open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
All documents included in your application file become the property of
the college and will not be returned. Your file for this opening
will not be considered for future openings. New documents must be
submitted for each opening.
is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that ALL required
materials are in the Human Resources Department by 5:00 p.m. on
the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration.
Applications received after the priority filing deadline will be
considered only if the initial priority screening is unsuccessful.
Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those
applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited
to appear for oral interviews before a Screening Committee. The
Screening Committee may include representatives from the Faculty, the
Administration, the Classified Staff, the Student Body, and the Board
Santa Rosa Junior College does not reimburse candidates for expenses
related to the first interview, candidates traveling from out
of the area for administrative or full-time faculty positions who are selected as finalists will be offered a travel
stipend for their administrative interview(s).
you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability
in order to apply or interview for this opening, please call the
Human Resources Department.
OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):
- In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
- Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
- Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
- Must take a TB test (once hired and every four years thereafter).
The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.
Equal Employment Opportunity
SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.