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Management Employment Opportunities

INTERNAL/INTERIM DEAN, BPS
Business and Professional Studies

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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

July 7, 2014

Approximate Assignment Duration: August 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

STATUS OF ASSIGNMENT

The District is seeking on an interim basis, an individual with demonstrated administrative and leadership experience for the areas Business and Professional Studies. This is a full-time, interim/internal educational administrator position to begin as soon possible and continue until June 30, 2015, or until the position is filled on a regular basis. Under general direction, has principal administrative responsibility for the instructional cluster of programs and departments under his/her supervision as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Assistant Superintendent such as: Business Administration, Computer Studies, Consumer & Family Studies, Industrial Trade Technology, Work Experience, Internship, Apprenticeship, Community Involvement and other assigned and related departments. Additionally, the Dean functions as the primary contact with department chairs, directors, or coordinators with regard to budget, curriculum, schedule, program development, and staffing issues. Initiates, coordinates, and/or supervises major educational initiatives related to the liberal arts and sciences and to Career and Technical Education programs, such as developmental education, student learning outcomes, and others as identified. In consultation with the immediate supervisor, the Dean provides administrative supervision of all faculty, classified support staff, STNCs and students who are employed in the departments supervised by the Dean. This position is contingent upon funding and Board approval.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

The knowledge of community college curriculum and the promotion and development of instructional programs; instructional pedagogy; learning theory and student characteristics; affirmative action, hiring, and evaluation procedures; student services programs; budget processes; interpreting and enforcing faculty and classified collective bargaining contracts; legal and regulatory climate in California community colleges; program planning, review and evaluation processes. The ability to plan and organize large, complex tasks; supervise the work of staff members; relate effectively with a wide diversity of students, faculty, and staff and community members; work in an atmosphere of collegial decision-making; demonstrate consensus-building skills; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; advocate for the District's programs and services; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

Required Education and Experience:

Master's degree 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with the California Education Code.
  • Demonstrated success as a college classroom teacher.
  • Experience or knowledge of Career and Technical Education and Liberal Arts and Sciences education and curriculum development.

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. Participates in educational planning and policy development in conjunction with the other academic deans.
  2. Serves as primary contact with assigned department chairs, directors, and coordinators.
  3. Works with assigned departments/programs on curriculum development and review.
  4. Works with assigned departments on short and long-term program planning, review and evaluation.
  5. Supervises the development of the schedule of classes for his/her cluster; monitors enrollments and faculty loads.
  6. Assists with recruitment, selection and evaluation of faculty and classified staff.
  7. Evaluates department chairs, faculty and classified staff within the cluster.
  8. In consultation with departments within the cluster, prepares and monitors program budgets.
  9. Receives, reviews and facilitates resolution for student, faculty or staff complaints.
  10. Serves on standing and ad hoc committees as required.
  11. Prepares reports as needed for presentation to the Board of Trustees.
  12. Represents the District in local, regional and state-wide instructional meetings and committees
  13. Performs other duties as assigned by the Dean, Career and Technical Education and Economic Development.

SCOPE

The Dean, Business and Professional Studies contributes to the development of policies and procedures pertaining to the instructional program of the District, and under the general direction of the Dean, Career and Technical Education and Economic Development, has major responsibility for interpretation and implementation of these policies and procedures, including the selection and evaluation of faculty and classified staff, curriculum development, scheduling of classes, and program budget development and monitoring.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • 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. Current Resume.
  3. 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.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary Range: $8,805 - $10,703 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.


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

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.