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Management Employment Opportunities

INTERIM/INTERNAL DEAN, PETALUMA
STUDENT SERVICES

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PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE

Thursday, July 17, 2014

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The District is seeking on an interim basis, an individual who can provide managerial leadership for the Student Services area at the Petaluma Campus. This is a full-time, interim/internal educational administrator position to begin as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2014 or until the position is filled on a regular basis. Under general direction, has principal managerial responsibility and oversight for the delivery of student services at the Petaluma Campus and associated off-campus locations in Southern Sonoma County. This position is contingent upon Board approval.

QUALIFICATIONS

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 meet minimum qualifications for a current SRJC faculty discipline. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Meet minimum qualifications for the counseling discipline.
  • Demonstrated success as a college counselor or faculty member.
  • Experience in, or knowledge of, integrating technology into student services programs, as well as general education and vocational curricula.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide administrative leadership in a college culture that values consultation and collaboration.

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).

Required Knowledge and Abilities:

The knowledge of student development theory and practice; community college curriculum and the promotion and development of student services programs; instructional pedagogy; learning theory and student characteristics; Equal Opportunity Employment, hiring, training and evaluation procedures; local, state, and federal employment regulations; student services programs and best practices; fiscal management; collective bargaining practices; legal and regulatory issues in the California Community Colleges system including the applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations governing the delivery and maintenance of student services; program review, research, planning and evaluation processes; student learning outcomes, basic skills research and best practices; leadership, interpersonal relations, cultural sensitivity, and public relations; multi-campus structure and organizational methods. The ability to plan, direct and organize a wide variety of programs at the same time, including the supervision and evaluation of 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; make decisions and perform tasks both independently and in a team setting; advocate for the District's programs and services; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

Please go to http://www.santarosa.edu/hr/JobDesc-Management/10.pdf for the complete job description for this position.

SCOPE

The Dean, Student Services, contributes to the development of policies and procedures pertaining to the student services programs of the Petaluma Campus and off-campus sites in Southern Sonoma County, and under the general direction of the Vice President, Petaluma Campus and in consultation and coordination with the Vice President of Student Services, has primary responsibility for interpretation and implementation of these policies and procedures, including the selection and evaluation of faculty, management and classified staff, student services program development, scheduling of classes, budget development and monitoring, and collaboration with College-wide academic and student services component administrators, deans, managers and department chairs.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  • 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. This position will also be entitled to a $150/month administrative allowance.
  • All District employees are eligible to be considered for this position.
  • Candidates must have prior approval/authorization from their current supervisor to take a temporary leave from their current assignment, prior to accepting the position, if offered.
  • 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 of job description. See link to job description.
  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.
  4. Diversity Statement.

If you have any questions about this recruitment, please contact Dr. L. Jane Saldaa-Talley, Vice President of the Petaluma Campus, at lsaldana-talley@santarosa.edu or x3931.


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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.