ASSOCIATE DEAN, CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION - San Jose Evergreen Community College District in San Jose California

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San Jose Evergreen Community College District

San Jose, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

San Jose City College


Business and Workforce Development

Position Purpose

Under the direction of the Dean of Business and Workforce Development or assigned administrator, the Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education assists the Dean by providing overall supervision and administrative oversight for selected instructional programs and services focused on the delivery of career and technical education.  The incumbent assists in administering the district’s Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Improvement Act grant and other grants as assigned; manages use of funds and services; monitors programs for effectiveness; and ensures adherence to federal and state regulations in the use of funds.  Emphasis will be placed on the growth potential of occupational/vocational programs, apprenticeships, articulation agreements and dual enrollment with area high schools as well as establishing partnerships with business and industry, and securing additional grants.

Duties and Responsibilities


The Associate Dean of Career and Technical Education will represent the college in state and regional occupational administrative groups and direct the development and coordination of potential partnerships with appropriate industries, high schools, community organizations and universities as they relate to career programs. The incumbent will assist in the interface of the college with state and federal agencies in efforts to be an educational force in economic and workforce development and to further student success.

1.  Provide coordination for the advancement of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) and apprenticeship programs, systematic assessment of student progress and learning outcomes, review and recommend changes to maintain relevance of programs to meet student and community needs.

2.  Monitor assigned programs, file reports, and ensure compliance to regulations of federal and state agencies for the receipt and expenditure of funds.

3.  Assist the Dean with the preparation of a schedule of classes to meet the needs of students and work with staff to produce accurate schedules, catalog information, program information and multi-year instructional plans.

4.  Manage the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Improvement Act grant and other state, federal and/or private grants consistent with District policy and sound financial management principles.

5.  Recommend instructional and general policies, conduct meetings to facilitate planning and collegial decision-making, and keep staff informed about issues and projects for the overall College instructional program.

6.  Maintain current knowledge of new trends and innovations in Career and Technical Education in community colleges and higher education.

7.  Work with faculty, staff, and students to facilitate consensus and action on issues pertaining to instructional programs, including support services and technology utilization.

8.  Initiate and oversee the development of career ladders and programs by working with college faculty, business and industry, advisory groups, and other appropriate organizations.

9.  Facilitate maintenance of relevant curriculum appropriate to the college mission and promote/market the occupational programs.

10. Work with faculty and staff to assess students and continuously monitor their progress for success using appropriate data and research tools.

11. Provide administrative and technical support to the instructional service operations that may include curriculum, program approval, instructional facilities usage, and well-equipped facilities/labs for student practice.

12. Identify and prioritize program needs, secure available funding, and strategically allocate and reallocate resources.

13. Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned support staff; interview and participate in selecting employees.

14. Assist the Dean in communicating with occupational administrative groups and partnerships with external agencies including business and industry.

15. Assist the dean to facilitate academic partnerships between division faculty, faculty in feeder high schools, and four-year transfer institutions; assure maximum course articulation for students.

16. Participate in strategic and long-range instructional planning for the College and the District.

17. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


1.  Career and Technical Education initiatives and trends on the state and national levels in community colleges.

2.  Instructional delivery modalities.

3.  Development and evaluation of curriculum and programs.

4.  Course articulation.

5.  Budget preparation and control.

6.  Funding and budget methods and regulations regarding the use of funds.

7.  Principles and practices of administration, supervision, and training.

8.  Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.

9.  District organization, operations, policies, mission, and objectives.

Skills and Abilities:

1.  Plan, organize, develop, and evaluate the programs, activities, and curriculum of a college instructional division with faculty and staff to meet student and community needs.

2.  Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with faculty and staff, students, and community members.

3.  Work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from multi-cultural backgrounds and promote access, success, and equity.

4.  Present a positive image of the college in the community.

5.  Recruit, train, supervise, and evaluate personnel.

6.  Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

7.  Plan and organize work to meet schedules and time lines.

8.  Understand the needs of the division in the context of the overall instructional programs and participate with the management team to coordinate projects and set goals and priorities for the College as a whole to offer effective services to students.

9.  Develop grants or special project applications.

Minimum Qualifications


1.Master’s degree in a discipline related to the assignment.

2.One year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment; or

3.Possession of a California Community College Instructor Credential and/or Community College Supervisor Credential.

4. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

5. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Desired Qualifications

1. Bilingual abilities, desirable.

Salary Range

$104,743 - $124,128 Annual Salary (Range 26: Management Salary Schedule Fiscal Year 2014-2015). Starting placement is generally at Step 1.

About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse faculty consisting of 14% Hispanic/Latino, 22 % Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 1% American Indian/Native American, 52% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

Keyword Phrases

  • Business and Workforce Development
  • cultural diversity promotes academic excellence
  • two campuses in Silicon Valley
  • modernization initiative
  • Education Deans
  • Other Deans
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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