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Associate Dean of Educational Success (COA)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

1. Required documents will include:

· Current resume of experience, formal education/training and qualifications.
· Copies of supporting credentials, if applicable.
· Copies of transcripts from fully accredited college or university institutions.


(Copies of diplomas will not substitute for  transcripts.) (If hired, it will be required to submit official transcripts from fully accredited college or university.)
Information on transcripts must include degree awarded and confer date.Transcripts without this information and online applications without transcripts will be disqualified. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IF YOUR DEGREE WILL NOT BE CONFERRED UNTIL A LATER DATE.

Note:  A written evaluation by an official foreign credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service must be submitted for Foreign Degree(s)(non-U.S.degrees) by the application deadline date.

2. Applications and attachments (resume, cover letter, copies of transcripts, letters of recommendations, etc.) will ONLY be accepted through the online process. WE DO NOT ACCEPT MAILED OR FAXED APPLICATIONS OR ITS ATTACHMENTS.
3. Travel expenses for the interview and selection process will be borne by the candidates.
4. Skype and phone interviews are not permitted.

Appointment to the position is conditional upon the approval of the Chancellor.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employees must satisfy all pre-employment requirements to work for the District which include, but are not limited to, the following items:

REQUIRED FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Tuberculosis Examination:  Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit evidence (either skin test or X-ray report) of being free of tuberculosis within the past sixty (60) days.  The TB test is a condition of employment and any expense must be borne by the successful candidate.

Fingerprinting Requirement:

As a condition of employment, all employees working for community colleges in the State of California are required to be fingerprinted within the first ten (10) working days of the date of employment pursuant to Education Code Section 88024. The District Office of Human Resources processes fingerprints electronically. During the employment intake process, new employees will be given information to have their fingerprints taken at another location.

Immigration Requirement:  According to the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Peralta Community College District is required to verify that all new employees are:

1) A citizen or national of the United States;
2) An alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or
3) An alien authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to work in the United States.

All new employees are required to complete and sign a verification form and provide documentation attesting that he/she is a United States citizen, national, or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States.

District Policy:  A Social Security Card will be required following selection and prior to completion of the hiring process.  The employment process cannot be completed without a copy of the Social Security Card on file in the Office of Human Resources.

MAY BE REQUIRED
Medical Examination:  Under state regulations and as a condition of employment, certain positions may require a medical examination prior to employment.  Expenses incurred will be borne by the employee.

MISSION STATEMENT
We are a collaborative community of colleges.

· Together, we provide educational leadership for the East Bay, delivering programs and services that sustainably enhance the   region’s human, economic, environmental, and social development.

· We empower our students to achieve their highest aspirations. We develop leaders who create opportunities and transform lives.

· Together with our partners, we provide our diverse students and communities with equitable access to the educational   resources, experiences, and life-long opportunities to meet and exceed their goals.

The Peralta Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

In conformance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for Reasonable Accommodations may be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling (510) 466-7283.

The Peralta Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Posting Details

College Information

Peralta/College Information

College of Alameda

College of Alameda’s mission is to meet the educational needs of its multicultural and diverse community by providing excellent comprehensive and flexible programs including basic skills, transfer, and occupational, which will enable each student to achieve his/her own unique goals.


The College is California’s only island-based community college and it offers both park-like tranquility and easy access to urban resources. Having served almost half a million day, evening and weekend students since its 1970 founding, College of Alameda enjoys a well-deserved reputation for excellence in its academic, vocational, and student support programs. The College of Alameda is proud of its strong ties to the City of Alameda and is recognized for its strong partnerships with the local business community.

Position Information

Special Instructions to Applicants

APPLICATION PROCEDURES


1. Required documents will include:


· Current resume of experience, formal education/training and qualifications.

· Copies of supporting credentials, if applicable.

· Copies of transcripts from fully accredited college or university institutions.


(Copies of diplomas will not substitute for  transcripts.) (If hired, it will be required to submit official transcripts from fully accredited college or university.)


Information on transcripts must include degree awarded and confer date.Transcripts without this information and online applications without transcripts will be disqualified. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IF YOUR DEGREE WILL NOT BE CONFERRED UNTIL A LATER DATE.


Note:  A written evaluation by an official foreign credentials/transcripts evaluation and translation service must be submitted for Foreign Degree(s)(non-U.S.degrees) by the application deadline date.


2. Applications and attachments (resume, cover letter, copies of transcripts, letters of recommendations, etc.) will ONLY be accepted through the online process. WE DO NOT ACCEPT MAILED OR FAXED APPLICATIONS OR ITS ATTACHMENTS.


3. Travel expenses for the interview and selection process will be borne by the candidates.

4. Skype and phone interviews are not permitted.


Appointment to the position is conditional upon the approval of the Chancellor.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

Employees must satisfy all pre-employment requirements to work for the District which include, but are not limited to, the following items:


REQUIRED FOR ALL EMPLOYEES

Tuberculosis Examination:  Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to submit evidence (either skin test or X-ray report) of being free of tuberculosis within the past sixty (60) days.  The TB test is a condition of employment and any expense must be borne by the successful candidate.


Fingerprinting Requirement:


As a condition of employment, all employees working for community colleges in the State of California are required to be fingerprinted within the first ten (10) working days of the date of employment pursuant to Education Code Section 88024. The District Office of Human Resources processes fingerprints electronically. During the employment intake process, new employees will be given information to have their fingerprints taken at another location.


Immigration Requirement:  According to the Immigration Reform and Control Act, the Peralta Community College District is required to verify that all new employees are:


1) A citizen or national of the United States;

2) An alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; or

3) An alien authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service to work in the United States.


All new employees are required to complete and sign a verification form and provide documentation attesting that he/she is a United States citizen, national, or an alien lawfully authorized to work in the United States.


District Policy:  A Social Security Card will be required following selection and prior to completion of the hiring process.  The employment process cannot be completed without a copy of the Social Security Card on file in the Office of Human Resources.


MAY BE REQUIRED

Medical Examination:  Under state regulations and as a condition of employment, certain positions may require a medical examination prior to employment.  Expenses incurred will be borne by the employee.


MISSION STATEMENT

We are a collaborative community of colleges.


· Together, we provide educational leadership for the East Bay, delivering programs and services that sustainably enhance the   region’s human, economic, environmental, and social development.


· We empower our students to achieve their highest aspirations. We develop leaders who create opportunities and transform lives.


· Together with our partners, we provide our diverse students and communities with equitable access to the educational   resources, experiences, and life-long opportunities to meet and exceed their goals.


The Peralta Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


In conformance with the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, requests for Reasonable Accommodations may be made to the Office of Human Resources by calling (510) 466-7283.


The Peralta Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Job Title Associate Dean of Educational Success (COA)
Compensation Salary Range: $101,991 - $124,655/year - The maximum initial placement is Step 3 depending on experience.
Benefits Information

FRINGE BENEFITS


The Peralta Colleges proudly offers a competitive and comprehensive core of work-life benefits. Benefit-eligible employees have access to coverage for themselves and eligible dependents:


• Medical coverage. Depending on choice of coverage, you may be required to make a contribution.

• Dental coverage. Depending on choice of coverage, you may be required to make a contribution.
• Life insurance of 150% of your income up to $100,000.

• Long-term disability coverage.

• Employee Assistance Program.

• 22 days/year vacation leave, 12 days/year sick leave, and 18 holidays/year

In addition to your contribution, Peralta pays 12.58%* of your salary to the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS). Effective January 1, 2013, the PEPRA went into effect. Changes have been implemented as a result of the adoption of this legislation that impact new and existing employees enrolled in CalSTRS. Specific information regarding the changes can be found at http://www.calstrs.com/post/frequently-asked-questions-ab-340-public-employees-pension-reform-act-2013. For further up to date information on CalSTRS retirement eligibility and PEPRA, please visit the website at www.calstrs.com. The CalSTRS member handbook is available at http://www.calstrs.com/calstrs-member-handbook. After 10 years of creditable service, medical benefits in retirement are extended until age 65.


Other voluntary benefits include:


• Flexible benefit plan participation in the Medical Reimbursement Plan, Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan (under tax code 125)

• Pre-tax commuting expenses (under IRS code 132)

• Tax-deferred plan participation in the 403(b) and 457 plans

• Credit union membership

• Prepaid legal plan participation

• Additional Life Insurance for yourself, spouse or children

• Kaiser and United Health Care Dental are fully paid by the District. Other plans require employee contribution.

• Subject to change.

Position Type Management
Department Student Services-VP (241)
Job Description Summary

This position is categorically funded. Continued employments is contingent upon refunding of the position.

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Student Services and will be assigned to oversee the activities of programs such as Foster Youth, Puente, Umoja, Adult Education, and other equity related programs. The Associate Dean will be responsible for collaborating with instructional departments and student services programs to create an educational learning environment that will lead to student success in achieving career-technical degrees and certificates, and/or transfer to four year institutions. The Associate Dean will provide support and facilitation to guide interdepartmental communication, collaboration with institutional departments and designated Community Based Organizations. The Associate Dean works collaboratively with other Deans, faculty, staff and the administration to achieve the goals and objectives of programs such as Foster Youth, Puente, Umoja, Adult Education, equity related programs and other college Learning Communities such as Adelante, APASS and Amandla. The Associate Dean may serve on a variety of committees such as College Cabinet, Student Services Council, Roundtable, Education/Equity and may participate in districtwide initiatives and college or district governance. The Associate Dean manages and guides program staff activities, assures compliance with laws, regulations, policies and funding associated with all funding sources related to this position.

Duties & Responsibilities

The following duties are typical of those performed by managers in this job title: However, any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily.

• Planning, implementation, and coordination of the Adult Transitions Program
• Supervise activities of the Transitions Liaison and ABEG Design Team Coordinators
• Represent the College on the Working Group of the Northern Alameda Consortium for Adult Education in order to help develop and implement annual adult education work plans in the Peralta region.
• Collaborate with the Transitions Liaison position funded with Adult Ed Block Grant funds and college faculty program leads to engage with Adult Schools, Community-Based Organizations, Probation, Court, Community and Continuation High Schools, and others in the Peralta region to help students transition successfully into college programs.
• Lead efforts to develop and sustain community partnerships with Foster Youth, Puente, Umoja, Continuation High School Youth and re-entry of the formerly incarcerated population through intentional and collaborative support services and transitions for students to help them move in a direct path from secondary to post-secondary.
• Oversee the process for enrollment in classes and attainment of support services for each student
• Oversee the budget and funding, maintaining compliance
• Work toward achieving equity and student success measures in accordance with the Foster Youth, Puente, Umoja, Adult Education and other equity related programs.
• Support outreach and enrollment management of the college
• Perform other related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Knowledge and proficiency in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing office productivity software applications (i.e., work processing, spreadsheet and database management software) including the internet.

• Skill in budget development, maintenance, and reporting related to general fund, grants, and other externally-funded resources.

• Skill in oral and written communication, including public speaking and complex reports.

• Skill in training, direct, supervising and evaluating the work of others.

• Skill in team building and coordination of departments to ensure continuous program improvement

• Skill in developing campus and community partnerships

• Commitment to Participatory Governance.

• Effective organization, communication and public relations skills.

Minimum Qualifications

• Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

• One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.

3. Applicant must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college staff, faculty, and students.

Desirable Qualifications

• Three or more years of community college experience.

• Two years leadership experience in Student Services or Instruction, preferably in a community college or university setting.

• Knowledge of state and federal laws, such as Title 5 and Education Code, as well as policies, programs, regulations and services related to student recruitment, admissions, enrollment, financial aid, matriculation, and records management.

Environmental Demands

• Occasional work performed alone
• Constant work around and with people

Other Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Typical physical abilities for this position are:

• Prolonged and frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping

• Moderate to heavy usage of hands in grasping, repetitive hand movement and finger coordination in keeping records and preparing reports using a computer keyboard.

• Speech and hearing to communicate effectively in group settings and by telephone to students, faculty, staff, and others.

Tools & Equipment Used
Application Deadline Date Open Until Filled. First Review Date: October 6, 2017; In order to be considered for the first screening, application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm PST on October 5, 2017.
Open Date 09/07/2017

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you find out about the position?
    • Asian Week
    • California Community College Chancellor's Office website
    • Career Builder
    • Chronicle of Higher Education website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education newspaper
    • Community College Jobs Website
    • Community College Times
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • El Mundo
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Job Fair, Conference or Workshop
    • Local Newspaper (Oakland Tribune, SF Chronicle, ect)
    • Oakland Post
    • Peralta Jobs Website
    • Walk-In (PCCD Office of Human Resources)
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Word of Mouth
    • 24-Hour Job Line
    • Other
  2. If you chose "Other" as your answer for the above question, please provide details

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Other Document
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Curriculum Vitae
  7. Training/Certification Document