Job Details

Mt. San Antonio College
  • Position Number: 2417699
  • Location: Walnut, CA
  • Position Type: Business - Finance

Dean, Instruction

Position Number: 2013141178
Department: Instruction Office
Job Category: Management
Time (Percent Time): 100%
Term (months/year): 12 months
Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday -Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Salary Range: M-21
Salary: Steps 1 - 6: $166,836 - $181,452 Annual
Shift Differential: Shift differential eligibility based on the current collective bargaining agreement.
Open Date: 08/04/2021
Initial Screening Date: 09/01/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes

Application Procedure:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PT) on the listed Initial Screening Date are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online, unless otherwise noted, at Mt.SAC Employment Website to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.
2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.
3. A detailed rsum that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.
4. If applicable, College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.
5. Optional Three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation). Confidential letters of recommendation are not allowed for this position.

Health & Welfare:
The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.

*Note: Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change.

Basic Function/Overview:
Under administrative direction of the Vice President, Instruction and the Associate Vice President, Instruction, plans, organizes, and implements in providing administrative direction and support for functions of the Office of Instruction, including, but not limited to, enrollment management, strategic planning Guided Pathways for Success, DEISA (diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and anti-racism), schedule development and oversight, curriculum including the College catalog, program review, outcomes and assessment; oversees planning and implementation in accordance with the missions, vision, goals, and objectives of the College; coordinates assigned projects with other College divisions, departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among College divisions and departments and with various public and private groups; receives direction and provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Vice President, Instruction and Associate Vice President, Instruction in areas of expertise.

Receives administrative direction from the assigned manager. Exercises general direction and supervision over professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of management and supervision.

This is a Dean classification that oversees and directs programs and services of the Office of Instruction, including planning and program development, and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and programs. This class provides assistance to the Associate Vice President, Instruction in a variety of administrative, management, analytical, and liaison capacities. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of education policy and College functions and activities and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas. Responsibilities include coordinating the activities of the department with those of other divisions, departments, and outside agencies and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the department. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning, goals, and objectives and for furthering College goals and objectives within general policy guidelines.

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:
1. Accepts direction for all Office of Instruction functions, programs, services, and activities related to enrollment management, strategic planning; Guided Pathways to Success, DEISA (diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and anti-racism), schedule development and oversight, curriculum, program review, and outcomes and assessment.
2. Develops, directs, and coordinates the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department; establishes, within College policy, appropriate budget, service, and staffing levels.
3. Collaborates to plan, facilitate, and implement research and professional development action plans, strategies, and professional development activities regarding enrollment management,
strategic planning, Guided Pathways, DEISA (diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, anti-racism), schedule development and oversight, curriculum, program review, outcomes and assessment.
4. Oversees and is responsible for department-wide planning and program development in accordance with missions, goals, and objectives of the College and department; oversees administration and monitoring of assigned department programs and services to ensure compliance with established standards and requirements; develops, analyzes, and implements programs and services to meet student needs; oversees development and implementation of new programs, services, and activities.
5. Oversees the coordination of communications, personnel, resources, schedules, and information to meet the needs of the Office of Instruction and enhance the effectiveness of assigned programs and services.
6. Manages, develops, and administers the departments annual budget, as assigned; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; directs the monitoring of and approves expenditures; directs and implements adjustments as necessary.
7. Selects, trains, motivates, and directs department personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns.
8. Oversees the overall quality of the departments service by developing, reviewing, and implementing policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements, educational standards, and College needs; continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors the distribution of work, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change; directs and facilitates the preparation and maintenance of a variety of records and departmental files.
9. Collaborates with the Academic Senate in the development and implementation of courses, academic programs, schedules of classes, and College-wide instructional initiatives.
10. Coordinates and participates in the preparation, development, design, composition, and dissemination of class schedules, catalogs, and a variety of promotional and informational publications and materials.
11. Provides consultation and technical expertise to division vice presidents, deans, administrators, faculty, staff, outside agencies, and others concerning department operations and activities; provides detailed and technical information concerning department programs and services.
12. Coordinates department programs, services, and communications between administrators, faculty, staff, other departments and divisions, outside agencies, governmental agencies, students, and the public; establishes and maintains partnerships in support of department activities.
13. Oversees and participates in conducting a variety of analytical and operational studies regarding departmental and programmatic activities; prepares comprehensive technical records and reports, identifies alternatives, and makes and justifies recommendations.
14. Advises, provides expert guidance, and prepares and delivers presentations on issues pertaining to the Office of Instruction; prepares, reviews, and presents staff reports, various management and information updates, and reports on special projects as assigned by the Associate Vice President, Instruction.
15. Attends and participates in professional group meetings and various College committees and advisory boards; stays abreast of new trends and innovations related to the area of assignment.
16. Participates on committees, task forces, and special assignments, including, but not limited to Screening and Selection Committees and affiliated trainings. Prepares and delivers oral presentations related to assigned areas if needed.
17. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and College policies. Attends College mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevents discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who bring these complaints forward through recognizing and reporting possible incidents to the Human Resources.

Other Duties:
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:
1. Principles and practices of supporting a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist academic and work environment.
2. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and supervision of staff, either directly or through subordinate levels of supervision.
3. Budget development, administrative practices, and organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs.
4. Principles, practices, procedures, and techniques involved in development, implementation, and evaluation of instructional services programs, services, plans, strategies, processes, systems, projects, goals, and objectives related to enrollment management, strategic planning, Guided Pathways to Success, DEISA (diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and anti-racism), schedule development and oversight, curriculum, program review, outcomes and assessment..
5. Technical, legal, financial, and public relations issues associated with the management of College instructional services and programs.
6. Development and implementation of curriculum and curriculum mandates.
7. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
8. Principles and procedures of record keeping, technical report writing, and preparation of correspondence and presentations.
9. Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications.
10. English usage, spelling, vocabulary, grammar, and punctuation.
11. Techniques for effectively representing the College in contacts with governmental agencies, community groups, and various business, professional, educational, regulatory, and legislative organizations.

Skills and Abilities:
1. Oversee and address gaps in diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism in recruitment and retention of faculty and staff.
2. Articulate and communicate the Colleges vision and commitment to creating equity, diversity, inclusion, and anti-racism in the academic and work environment.
3. Create and execute resources and programming towards the goal of being diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist in the academic and work environment.
4. Develop, implement, and communicate goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the departments and assigned program areas, related to enrollment management, strategic planning, Guided Pathways to Success, DEISA, schedule development and oversight, curriculum, program review, and outcomes and assessment.
5. Provide administrative and professional leadership and direction for the department and the College.
6. Prepare and administer large and complex budgets; allocate limited resources in a cost effective manner.
7. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
8. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of management, supervisory, professional, and technical personnel; delegate authority and responsibility.
9. Select, motivate, and evaluate the work of staff and train staff in work procedures.
10. Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods, procedures, and techniques.
11. Effectively administer a variety of department programs, projects, and administrative activities.
12. Conduct effective negotiations and effectively represent the department in meetings with governmental agencies and various educational, businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
13. Prepare clear and concise reports, correspondence, policies, procedures, and other written materials.
14. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
15. Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
16. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
17. Effectively communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
18. Understand scope of authority in making independent decisions.
19. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
20. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
21. Learns and applies emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Minimum Qualifications/Education & Experience:
Masters degree from a regionally accredited college or university with major coursework in any academic discipline, and three (3) full time equivalent years of increasingly responsible experience involving leadership of instructional services or related programs.

Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications is listed in the Minimum Qualifications section.

Preferred Qualifications:

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Examination Requirements:

Working Environment:
Employees work in an office and classroom environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employees may interact with staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office and classroom setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various College and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.


Conditions of Employment:
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report 2017

The person holding this position is considered a Responsible Employee under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the Colleges Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Typing Certificate Requirements:

Special Notes:
A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail:

DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY : Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.


Foreign Transcripts:
Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline. Accredited evaluation agencies can be found on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services Website.

Human Resources
1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399.
Phone: (909) 274-4225

Selection Procedure:
A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicants responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at Mt. SAC Employment Website to complete and submit your application for this position.

EEO Policy:
The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest:
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio Colleges Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

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