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Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics  « Position Deleted on 5/31/2013 »

Institution: Santa Rosa Junior College
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Category:
  • Executive - Deans - Science
  • Executive - Deans - Engineering
Posted: 12/14/2012
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
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Santa Rosa Junior College
Management Employment Opportunity

DEAN OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS
PRIORITY FILING DEADLINE: Monday, February 4, 2013
(initial screening date - open until filled)

It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that all required materials reach Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration for the position. For applications received after the priority filing deadline where the committee has already begun the initial screening process, materials will be kept on file and only be considered if the initial screening is unsuccessful. Contact Human Resources for details.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated management skills to join an outstanding team of faculty, staff and administrators to provide high quality services to our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. This is a full-time, educational administrator position at Santa Rosa Junior College. The Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics reports to the Dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Under general direction, has principal administrative responsibility for the instructional programs and departments assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Assistant Superintendent, such as: Applied Technology, Chemistry, Earth & Space Sciences, Planetarium, Life Sciences, Mathematics, MESA Grant, and other assigned and related departments. Additionally, the Dean functions as the primary contact with department chairs, directors, or coordinators with regard to budget, curriculum, schedule, program development and staffing issues. Initiates, coordinates, and/or supervises major educational initiatives related to the liberal arts and sciences and to vocational programs, such as developmental education, student learning outcomes, and others as identified. In consultation with the immediate supervisor, the Dean provides administrative supervision of all faculty, classified support staff, short-term non-continuing staff, and students who are employed in the departments supervised by the Dean. Appointments are contingent upon funding and Board approval.

SCOPE
The Dean, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, contributes to the development of policies and procedures pertaining to the instructional program of the District and under the general direction of the Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences, has responsibility for interpretation and implementation of these policies and procedures, including the selection and evaluation of faculty and classified staff, curriculum development, scheduling of classes, and program development and monitoring.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Participates in educational planning and policy development in conjunction with the other academic deans; serves as primary contact with assigned department chairs, directors and coordinators; works with assigned departments/programs on curriculum development and review; works with assigned departments on short and long-term program planning, review and evaluation; supervises the development of the schedule of classes for his/her cluster, monitors enrollments and faculty loads; assists with recruitment, selection, and evaluation of faculty and staff; evaluates department chairs within the cluster; in consultation with departments within the cluster, prepares and monitors program budget; receives, reviews and facilitates resolution for student, faculty or staff complaints; serves on standing and ad hoc committees as required; prepares reports as needed for presentation to the Board of Trustees; represents the District in local, regional and state-wide instructional meetings and committees; performs other duties as assigned by the Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences.

QUALIFICATIONS
Required Abilities and Knowledge:
The ability to plan and organize large, complex tasks; supervise the work of staff members; relate effectively with a wide diversity of students, faculty, staff and community members; work in an atmosphere of collegial decision-making; demonstrate consensus-building skills; communicate clearly, both orally and in writing; advocate for the District's programs and services; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for, a diverse population.

The knowledge of community college curriculum and the promotion and development of instructional programs; instructional pedagogy; learning theory and student characteristics; equal opportunity employment, hiring, and evaluation procedures; local, state, and federal employment regulations; student services programs; budget processes; interpreting and enforcing faculty and classified collective bargaining contracts; legal and regulatory climate in California community colleges; program review and evaluation processes.

Required Education/Experience: A Master's degree from an accredited institution AND one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to this assignment; OR the equivalent. Candidates must also qualify for a current SRJC discipline. Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Preferred:

  • Familiarity with California Education Code
If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above, you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related professional experience at time of application.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE

  • Salary Range: $8,352- $10,023 per month (2012/13 Management Salary Schedule); salary reflects a 5.15% reduction for the 12/13 year with an equivalent amount of time off ); maximum initial placement at $9,188 per month (placement within this range is based on assessment of previous experience as documented in application materials). An additional 2% compensation will be added to the base salary for an earned doctorate degree. This position will also be entitled to a $150 per month administrative allowance.
  • Benefits: The District offers a competitive benefit package which includes health & welfare (medical/dental/vision/life/long-term disability) benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
  • Leave/Holiday time: Management employees earn 1 day of sick leave and 1.8333 days of vacation for each month worked. They are also entitled to holidays recognized by the District (14 holidays/year).
  • Housing: A mortgage loan at reduced fees may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact Human Resources for more information).
APPLICATION MATERIALS AND PROCEDURES
To receive application materials, please contact:
Human Resources Department
Santa Rosa Junior College
1501 Mendocino Avenue
Santa Rosa, California 95401
(707) 527-4954 * Fax (707) 527-4967
Employment Page: http://www.santarosa.edu/hr

Human Resources is located on the Santa Rosa campus in the Button Building at 1988 Armory Drive at the back of campus parallel to Highway 101. Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. For the months of June and July, hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Following the priority filing deadline, applications which are complete for screening will be forwarded to a screening committee for review. Approximately 15 to 20 days later, we will notify you whether or not you have been chosen for interview. Those applicants most suitably qualified for the position will be invited for interview before a screening/interviewing committee.

Required Materials
In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by the priority filing deadline:
1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Management Application Form, Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Voluntary Data Form is optional.
a. If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.
2. Please describe your demonstrated experience in understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
3. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as listed in the "Essential Functions" section of this announcement.
4. Current Resume.
5. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work (unofficial copies acceptable (both sides), but official transcripts must be submitted prior to hiring). If transcripts are from an institution outside of the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources Department for more information.
PLEASE SUBMIT ONLY MATERIALS REQUESTED.
(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)

It is the candidate's responsibility to be sure that all required materials reach Human Resources by 4:00 p.m. on the priority filing deadline to be given priority consideration for the position. For applications received after the priority filing deadline where the committee has already begun the initial screening process, materials will be kept on file and only be considered if the initial screening is unsuccessful. Contact Human Resources for details. If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for an opening, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Prior to beginning employment, employees must: (a) provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States; (b) be fingerprinted and have background clearance (at employee's expense); and (c) take a TB test.

The Jeanne Clery Annual Security Report, which includes personal safety and crime prevention information, related District policies, and District crime statistics, is available at www.santarosa.edu/police or paper copies are available upon request from the District Police Department.

SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.

All documents included in your application file become the property of the college and will not be returned. Your application file for one position will not be considered for further openings and new documents must be submitted for each opening.

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SRJC attracts and retains the most qualified faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. This is achieved through an inclusive recruitment strategy and a rigorous, thorough hiring process that begins with the fair and consistent evaluation of each application for minimum qualifications and demonstrated skills specific to each position. Because the ability to serve students from broad cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds and genders is a key commitment of the College mission, SRJC actively encourages applications from candidates who recognize the value that diversity brings to a professional educational community.