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Associate Dean, Student Development

Associate Dean, Student Development
Rancho Santiago Community College District

Student Development/Student Services/Santa Ana College

2017-2018 Interim Management Salary Schedule
Grade D $109,400.19 - $138,433.66/year

The District provides excellent medical and dental coverage and life insurance of a minimum of $50,000 or a maximum not to exceed the annual salary of the employee. Holidays, sick days, and vacation are earned in accordance with the Administrative Handbook. Payroll deductions include the California State Teachers' Retirement System.

Starting Date: As soon as possible after the offer of employment.
Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, September 26, 2017, 5:00 PM

Overall responsibility to the Vice President/Student Services for the supervision and administration of all services and programs provided at Santa Ana College through the Office of Student Development. Includes all assigned personnel and all related records and reports; performs other duties as assigned.

Development and Delivery of Student Development Services

Overall supervision of the Student Development staff and functions including the Student Conduct and Discipline for Santa Ana College's credit and non-credit students, the Santa Ana College Commencement Program, the Student Activities Office, including the Associated Student Government and Inter-Club Council at Santa Ana College, the Student Leadership Institute, the Service Learning Center, coordinated support for the SCE student leadership programs, and others as appropriate. This position has a leadership role in convening, training, integrating, and deploying Santa Ana College's Behavioral Assessment Team (in conjunction with RSCCD Safety and Security). Coordinates across the college in terms of developing and expanding opportunities for growth, learning, and leadership among students. Supports the identification and onboarding of student leaders that participate in governance committees and college and District activities where student voice is critically important. Plans, develops, staffs and evaluates all programs and services, and has substantial responsibility for college special events and related programs. Reviews programs, services, activities and expenditures for compliance with applicable state and federal law, regulations and guidelines, District policy, procedure and responsiveness to the needs of a culturally diverse community.

Personnel: Responsible for or effectively recommends the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, recall, promotion, assignment , discipline, training, professional development, assignment, direction and evaluation of work, and adjustment of grievances of all personnel in the unit; also responsible for administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures, compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel, evaluation of the performance of assigned staff, and providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.

Students: Responsible for handling student personnel, program, and staff-related complaints and resolving conflicts regarding all program areas; interprets and recommends policies and programs to address student needs in areas of responsibility.

Budget/Funding: Responsible for timely and accurate preparation, submission and administration of budget for assigned programs and functions; has substantial responsibility for reporting and accounting for categorical funding of programs and related reports; and seeks additional and alternative funding for programs and activities.

Planning: Responsible for planning courses, special events, programs, scheduling classes and work schedules in response to demand, and developing annual budget, goals, activities and outcomes for all Student Development functions.

Community Contact/Representation: Must be a highly visible educational leader seeking positions of significant leadership in community institutions and activities, as well as community support organizations and on state and national boards and committees to articulate, enhance and improve college programs, offerings, funding and assets.

Other Professional Responsibilities: Significant responsibility for advising, chairing and supervising service area and college/district- wide committees and task forces.

Supervise all aspects of the planning , funding, coordinating, staffing, delivery and evaluation of programs, activities and staff assigned in areas of responsibility; substantial responsibility for procurement, expenditure and accounting for funding in compliance with applicable law and policy, and for submission of reports. Resolves student complaints, problems, conflicts, and special needs to maximize performance and access to programs.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possesses a Master's degree; and one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience responsibly related to this administrative assignment; or a valid California Administrative or Supervisory Credential authorizing service at the community college level. Required Skills: Ability to prevent and resolve conflicts and problems, plan, measure and evaluate programs, supervise staff, analyze and apply laws, rules and regulations, build consensus and organize programs and services to meet changing needs.

Selection Criteria
Application Screening:
In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
Educational experience-breadth and depth
Work experience-breadth and depth
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Program development
Community involvement
Demonstrated experience working with a diverse socioeconomic community
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others

Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview.

Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
Oral communication skills
Problem solving skills
Successful performance demonstration
Writing skills/demonstration

A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants.

Method of Application
For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the online district academic application by the specified closing date for the position at All materials must be submitted online. A computer, which can only access RSCCD employment website and scanner to upload application materials/documents (no USB), are available at the Human Resources Department, 2323 North Broadway, Santa Ana, California, 92706, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
Resume in Word format (Required)
Cover Letter (Required)
Unofficial Transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)
Any additional supplemental materials (Optional)

Travel reimbursement is available to those meeting the established district criteria.

Pre-Employment Requirements
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal records check will be paid for by the candidates.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status.

The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.

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Rancho Santiago Community College District 
Location: Santa AnaCA 92706
Document ID: AB352-441K  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2017-09-2009/20/2017

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