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Management Employment Opportunities

INTERIM/INTERNAL DEAN III
LEARNING RESOURCES AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY

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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Approximate Assignment Duration: July 1, 2014 June 30, 2015 (or until filled on a permanent basis)

THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO INTERNAL EMPLOYEES ONLY.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The District is seeking on an interim basis, an individual with demonstrated administrative and leadership experience for the Learning Resources and Educational Technology Department. This is a full-time, interim/internal educational administrator position. Under general direction, has primary administrative responsibility for the Library Services, Media Services, and Online/Distance Education in the District. Initiates, coordinates, and/or supervises major educational initiatives related to the liberal arts and sciences and to vocational programs, such as developmental education, student learning outcomes, and others as identified. This position is contingent upon funding and Board Approval.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Abilities and Knowledge: The ability to plan, organize and manage a diverse range of services and large, complex tasks, including supervision of assigned staff. Relate effectively with a wide diversity of students, faculty, staff and community members. Work in an atmosphere of collegial decision-making; demonstrate consensus-building skills. Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing. Demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

The knowledge of all aspects of Learning Resources including collection development, public services, technical services, media materials and services, and information technologies. The role of library information services and instructional materials collections in a community college setting. Current library and media services professional standards and trends. Applicable state and federal regulations and laws with regard to copyright compliance, access to services, etc. Interpreting and enforcing faculty and classified collective bargaining contracts. Program review and evaluation processes. Instructional Pedagogy. Learning theory and student characteristics. Online/distance education environment, issues and best practices.

Required Education and Experience: Master's degree in Library Science or Library & Information Science 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.

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 (contact Human Resources for more information).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides leadership and direction for all aspects of Library, Online/Distance Education and Media Services policy articulation and interpretation.

  2. Responsible for the development and implementation of Learning Resources programs and delivery of services in conjunction with the Instructional Deans.

  3. Plans the effective utilization of current multisite facilities, under his/her supervision and has primary responsibility for the development of new facilities and off-campus facilities and services.

  4. Serves on the District Online Committee and coordinates and supervises the online program District-wide.

  5. Responsible for recruitment, selection, and evaluation of faculty, management, and classified staff.

  6. Develops and monitors area budgets, and monitors the District budget with regard to departmental book and periodical budgets, and District categorical budget (TTIP).

  7. Maintains appropriate quantitative measurements, statistical reports, and other records to assess accomplishments and future needs.

  8. Serves as liaison between Learning Resources and the campus community for the purposes of assessing and planning program services and needs.

  9. Ensures area compliance with all policies, procedures, labor agreements, and state and government regulations to assure that Library, Academic Computing and Media Services remain current and within professional standards.

  10. Represents the District in local, regional, and state-wide meetings and committees.11.Serves on standing and ad hoc committees as required.

  11. Performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Assistant Superintendent.

  12. Responsible for the management and distribution of Instructional Equipment budgets to all instructional clusters and Deans.

  13. Provide leadership and direction for District-wide efforts relating to technology planning and integration.

SCOPE

The Dean, Learning Resources and Educational Technology has primary responsibility for district-wide administration of Learning Resources programs and planning. This includes all services, programs, and collections provided by the Library, Media Services, and Online/Distance Education including the selection and evaluation of faculty, classified staff, and program budget development and monitoring.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • Salary Range: $9,284 - $11,284 per month (2013/14 Management Salary Schedule); 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.

  • All District employees are eligible to be considered for this position.

  • Applicants must have prior approval/authorization by his/her current supervisor for the temporary leave from their current assignment.

  • Interested candidates must submit the following documents to the SRJC Human Resources Department no later than the filing deadline:

  1. A brief 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.

  2. A statement describing 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.

  3. Current Resume.

  4. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work. Unofficial copies (both sides) are acceptable, 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.

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact Mary Kay Rudolph, Vice President of Academic Affairs, at mrudolph@santarosa.edu or x1516.

SRJC takes pride in attracting and retaining the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment effort and rigorous hiring process that begins with a fair and consistent evaluation of the completion of all minimum qualifications, and demonstration of skills specific to the position. Because the ability to serve students from a wide variety of cultural heritages, gender and socioeconomic backgrounds is essential to the mission of the college, SRJC actively seeks and encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to an educational setting.


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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

EMAIL bhodenfield@santarosa.edu


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.

It 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 of Trustees.

Although 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).

If 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.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT (Prior to beginning employment):

  1. In accordance with Federal Law all employees must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  2. Pass a pre-employment physical examination.
  3. Must be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at applicant's expense); and
  4. 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.