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Riverside Community College District
  • Position Number: 2439095
  • Location: Moreno Valley, CA
  • Position Type: Deans - Education


Position Title:
Dean, Student Success and Academic Support

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
09/21/2021

Department:
Academic Affairs (M)

Position Type:
Academic Management

College/Campus:
Moreno Valley

Physical location of the position:
Moreno Valley

Employment Type:
Full-Time

Position Length:
12-month

Salary Range:
Grade Y

Salary Amount:
148,263 - 180,502

Salary Type:
Annual

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
No

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the appropriate administrator, leads and manages a comprehensive and integrated array of student, academic and library support services, including Distance Education initiatives, Academic Support, and dual enrollment to ensure and enhance student success in support of Guided Pathways Framework adoption efforts.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides direct supervision to assigned faculty and staff.

Education:
Education and Experience: A master's degree, from an accredited institution, in one of the disciplines taught at the college and three years of progressively responsible experience supervising multiple academic and/or student services or library services programs.

A doctorate from an accredited institution is preferred.

Experience:
Knowledge Of:
1. Administrative procedures and practices at the college level;
2. Appropriate and relevant state and federal codes, statutes and regulations including Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations and Education Code, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance regulations, and other relevant categories;
3. Guided Pathways Framework.

Ability To:
1. Initiate and implement programs and services for student success;
2. Develop K-12 partnerships that increase readiness of incoming students and ease their transition to the college;
3. Ensure clear communication to all internal and external constituents regarding the available student success pathways and expectations for achievement;
4. Maintain an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this position, through continued study and participation in professional organizations;
5. Be creative and innovative in administering and leading programs and services;
6. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
7. Work without close supervision and as an effective team member in a collaborative work environment with demonstrated commitment to the values inherent to a culturally diverse workplace;
8. Provide strong leadership and communication, motivational, interpersonal, and team building skills; and
9. Work harmoniously with faculty, staff and students who are multi-cultural and diverse.
Other:
CONTACTS: Executive, academic, professional and administrative offices and personnel within the college/District and, in the external environment, to have critically important contacts and relationships with college and high school administrators, counselors and students. The Dean is expected to collaborate with academic and student services departments to contribute to the efforts in educating, serving and retaining students of all ages and genders, and from culturally, ethnically, and socio-economically diverse backgrounds.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Will require occasional travel.

ENVIRONMENTAL ELEMENTS: Employee works in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Employee may interact with upset staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

OTHER: Must have evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and the community.

Duties and Responsibilities:
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES (Illustrative Only):
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
1. Coordinates and integrates learning resource services provided by the library and academic support programs (the Learning Center, Tutoring Center, Supplemental Instruction, the STEM Center, the Math Lab, and the Writing Center) and for the provision of these services to the students pursuing their educational goals through the various college-designed success pathways.
2. Serves as the point person for the College in the implementation of Guided Pathways student success recommendations, and dual enrollment activities; collaborates and provides integrated support to programs working with special populations, including EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, DSPS, Foster Youth, Puente, Umoja, Honors, and Veterans.
3. Provides day-to-day supervision over Library and Academic Support programs, including all aspects of budget development and management; responsible for planning, organizing, developing, coordinating, reviewing, training and evaluating the work of assigned personnel.
4. Leads college-based distance education efforts through participation on the Distance Education Committee, faculty/staff professional development planning, and coordination with the District Distance Education Office.
5. Supports educational planning and other advising services through coordination and integration of counselors, educational advisors, tutors, supplemental instructors, and faculty advisors in conjunction with the Dean of Student Services Counseling, through College Student Engagement Centers and Student Success Teams.
6. Reviews enrollment and class schedule development, informed by analysis of students' degree of preparation, educational goals and plans, in line with the cohort and block scheduled model of the college's student success pathways.
7. Plans, implements and evaluates short- and long-range strategies, goals and objectives for the provision of comprehensive and integrated student support; improves the Early Alert & Intervention System for students in need, connects them with appropriate resources through College Student Engagement Centers and Student Success Teams in order to reduce the number of students placed on academic probation/suspension; .
8. Provides leadership and coordination of professional faculty and staff development in library/learning resources, distance education, dual enrollment, and academic support aligned with the implementation of the above activities; works with appropriate personnel to ensure effective on- and off-campus assessment and testing services and orientation programs that support the student from initial contact through their first term at the College.
9. Participates in the assessment of the efficacy of all student success-related activities and achievement of related Student Learning Outcomes.
10. Directs, supervises and evaluates assigned staff to ensure a high performance environment; establishes performance requirements and personal development targets.
11. Oversees the selection of library materials (books, video recordings, periodicals, and online databases) toward enhancing the library's resources in support of each major Student Success Pathways and supports the library in mandatory annual reporting to the California Community College Chancellor's Office.
12. In consultation with other District operations, evaluates existing technology resources and coordinates the planning, development, and implementation of new technology learning resources projects, services and activities.
Duties and Responsibilities - Continued:
13. Works closely with Institutional Effectiveness and relevant academic and student services divisions to gather, interpret and present data on students, student progress, and student success in order to enhance instructional effectiveness and support enrollment management efforts. Such data would also be used to assess student retention, persistence, course success, graduation, employment, and overall progress toward educational goal attainment.
14. In collaboration with the Deans of Instruction, and in consultation with the Vice President of Academic Affairs and all appropriate governance committees, evaluates Board Policies and Administrative Procedures on a continual basis and recommends changes for the improvement of academic and student support services.
15. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This is an Academic Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8595.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Georgina Villasenor, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8595.

Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Monday - Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Optional Applicant Documents:
Other Document
Doctorate Transcript
Other Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
November 2021

Application Deadline:
09-21-2021

Special Comments:
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IMPORTANT NOTICES:

* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

* Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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