Dean of Adult, Non Credit, Continuing and Community Education - SFP Limited
Los Angeles Community College District
Location: Los Angeles, California
Internal Number: 4743789
Dean of Adult, Non Credit, Continuing and Community Education - SFP Limited
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Dean, Adult, Non-Credit, Continuing and Community Education, SFP Limited
Los Angeles Southwest College
SALARY RANGE: $151,286 - $177,635
DEADLINE DATE TO FILE: October 31, 2023
Issue Date:October 9, 2023
Los Angeles Southwest College (LASC) announces an opening for a Dean, Adult, Non-Credit, and Continuing and Community Education. The Dean will be responsible for providing leadership, oversight, and administrative supervision of the Adult Education Program, the Non-Credit Program, Continuing and Community Education, and Academic Departments. The Dean will work under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs and will work closely with their colleagues in the Office of Academic Affairs, the Department Chairs, and the campus and local community.
The College is seeking a highly innovative, adult-education focused, motivated, and dynamic individual who has experience in the following areas: adult education, community service education, contract education, and continuing education. The position reports to the Vice President, Academic Affairs. This position is a temporary position for the duration of a grant-funded program only and will be terminated when the program funding ends. The Dean manages the budget and assigns staff. The Dean will interpret, articulate, implement and monitor compliance with appropriate laws, regulations, labor contracts, and policies and represents the Division of Academic Affairs on various campus, District-wide, and regional committees. The Dean will join the College's administrative team and become part of the Los Angeles CCD Regional Consortium that will implement the Adult Education Plan.
SALARY AND BENEFITS
The basic salary range is from $151,286 -$171,635 annually. Employee benefits include 15.5 paid holidays annually, 15-24 days paid vacation annually depending on length of District service, medical/hospital, dental, and vision care plans, and a $50,000 group life insurance policy.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provides sound program and curricular implementation and management of the Adult Education Plan and complies with local college, district, state and federal regulations;
Represents the college during the Regional Consortium's budgeting process;
Monitors the overall expenditures of LACCD's individual budget amount;
Coordinates the collection of data related to existing adult education-related
programs, assesses existing adult education programs for relevancy;
Evaluates college-based non-credit and Career Technical Education areas in comparison to the adult education programs offered by partnering Unified School Districts;
Participates in assigned workforce and economic development strategies while aligning adult education activities with the college's Career Pathways and Career Cluster initiatives;
Participates in planning efforts targeted for adult education-related enrollment,
class scheduling, FTES, FTEF, and instructor loads;
Serves as the college's primary contact for the Regional Consortium (its unified school districts, business and industry leaders, community-based organizations, local/state government representatives);
Initiates, assesses, and recommends instructional entrepreneurial opportunities related to the College mission and purpose;
Collaborates with the Academic Senate within the shared governance process for curriculum development and approval;
Attends Regional Consortium meetings on behalf of the college;
Performs duties in areas of focus;
Articulates and champions the college's mission, vision, and values to students, faculty, staff, industry partners, associations and other external stakeholders;
Sets and attains specific and challenging goals that are in alignment with the
Regional Consortium's state-approved strategies and ensures the successful completion of objectives regardless of challenges or difficulties;
Creates and maintains open communications regarding resources, priorities, and expectations to assigned programs and personnel using multiple strategies;
Develops, empowers, and influences college faculty and staff to achieve program goals;
Builds and leverages networks and partnerships to advance the mission, vision, and goals of the college and its programs;
Actively seeks out and identifies opportunities to develop and offer new programs, services, and activities with the potential to generate internal and external resources for assigned programs;
Catalyzes involvement and commitment of students, faculty, staff, business, and community members to develop, assess, and strengthen assigned college programs;
Leads assigned areas in the re-engineering, adoption and integration of smart technologies and best practices to streamline processes and procedures;
Maintains internal and external community communication on program progress and goals and ensures that stakeholders are kept informed about developments and plans;
Applies shared governance principles and collective bargaining agreements in a fair and consistent manner with faculty, staff, administrators and students, where applicable;
Works with other LACCD community colleges, the District Office and partnering Unified School Districts to deploy AB104-approved activities and support the development of adult education strategies through the District's colleges;
Serve as evening and weekend administrator on a rotational basis as required;
Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the position.
Strong commitment to student success and student equity;
Experience working with academic departments;
Community college teaching experience;
Knowledge of online programs and experience in teaching online;
Knowledge and experience in curriculum development, program development, scheduling, enrollment management, and compliance with regulatory and contractual requirements;
Demonstrated experience and knowledge in interpreting, articulating and implementing a variety of laws, regulations, policies, and procedures of a higher education institution;
Knowledge of high-demand labor market employers and sectors, and workforce needs;
Understanding of and commitment to participatory governance;
Experience and demonstrated knowledge of budget development and implementation and accounting procedures for regular and Specially Funded Programs including development of audit trails;
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and experience with leading presentations using appropriate technological resources;
Sensitivity to changing student population, ethnic and cultural diversity within those populations and the academic programs necessary to serve these students;
Possess personal moral and ethical characteristics necessary for working with students, employees and the public in an administrative capacity including: stability, good judgment, tact and the ability to cooperate with coworkers;
Three years of increasingly responsible experience related to the assignment.
Health: A medical certificate indicating fitness to engage in administrative work is required for new employees at the applicant's expense after selection and prior to employment.
COVID 19 VACCINATION
Pursuant to LACCD Board of Trustee's Policy 2900, all students and employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. LACCD employees are required to provide their vaccination status in compliance with the LACCD Board of Trustees' policy. Newly hired employees will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or, at the latest, by their position start date.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
This position may require non-traditional work schedules (including evening and weekends) and local, state and national travel.
All applications will be reviewed for entrance qualifications.
A college selection committee will review all completed and approved application materials, and only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Selected candidates will be invited for an interview following the committee screening which will involve an evaluation of the candidate's qualifications in the areas of training, experience, and personal fitness.
Based upon the selection committee report, the college President will interview the recommended finalists and will make the final decision.
The Chancellor will recommend one candidate to the Board of Trustees for appointment.
Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments. Please go to http://laccd.edu/Employment/Pages/Academic-Jobs.aspx to file the applicant packet. All materials submitted will become property of Los Angeles Southwest College. After review of application materials by the selection committee, candidates will be contacted only if selected for interviews.
For consideration in the selection process, all interested persons must submit the following:
Letter of Interest, preferably three pages or less, which addresses the responsibilities and desirable qualifications as detailed in this announcement;
A current resume;
Three professional references (your current supervisor, a faculty member, and a support staff member, submitted on a separate document, with the names, positions, and phone numbers;
Copies of transcripts (if candidate is advance to finalist, they will be required to submit official transcripts) Note: All degrees must be granted by an accredited college or university in the United States. Transcripts from a foreign institution must be submitted with an approved evaluation of equivalency from a foreign evaluation service approved by California Commission on Teaching Credentialing, For a list of approved evaluators please follow the list: at: https://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/foreign-transcript-evaluation-(cl-635).
Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. LASC reserves the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time. Notification regarding the advancement in the selection process will be provided to each applicant. After review of application materials by the selection committee, candidates will be contacted only if selected for interviews.
Letters of interest and supplementary materials are due no later than 4:30 p.m. on October 31, 2023. NO FAXED APPLICATION INFORMATION WILL BE ACCEPTED. All materials submitted will become property of the Los Angeles Community College District. For more information, please contact the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Lawrence L. Bradford at (323) 241-5280, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The policy of the Los Angeles Community College District is to implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, medical condition (cancer related), sexual orientation, or veteran status. Positive action will be taken to ensure that this policy is followed in all personnel practices including recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion, and treatment during employment, rate of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, layoff or termination. A vigorous equal employment opportunity program will be maintained to ensure a diverse work force and to achieve expected representation of qualified members of under-represented groups through the implementation of specific result-oriented plans and procedures (Board Rule 101301).
Los Angeles Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
LACCD has served as educator to more than three million students for over 77 years. The Mission of the Los Angeles Community College District is to foster student success for all individuals seeking advancement, by providing equitable and supportive learning environments at our nine colleges. The District empowers students to identify and complete their goals through educational and support programs that lead to completion of 2 or 4-year degrees, certificates, trans, transfer, or career preparation.