Dean, West Sacramento Center - Sacramento City College in Sacramento California

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Sacramento City College

Sacramento, California 95825

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Los Rios Community College District

Dean, West Sacramento Center

The Institution:
Sacramento City College is an urban college in a park-like setting located in the heart of the Sacramento metropolitan area. The College is a learning center for approximately 24,000 day and evening students. Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College is a place of tradition and history, with a vitality and diversity that is contemporary. The College consists of a main campus and outreach centers in Davis and West Sacramento. Classes are offered seven days a week, both day and evening. The faculty and staff of Sacramento City College value a humanistic approach to learning, teaching, and working together in a diverse community. The college is a part of the Los Rios Community College District and uses an interest based approach to dispute resolution.

The West Sacramento Center:
Sacramento City College has been present in West Sacramento, serving the Yolo County communities of Bryte, Broderick, and West Sacramento for over two decades. A new West Sacramento Educational Center (the Center) was completed on January 6, 2010, and serves over 2,800 students. The Center consists of 25,000 square feet including ten academic classrooms, two computer labs, offices, e-Services, a bookstore, and counseling space. Adjacent to the Yolo County Library Branch and Community Center, the new facilities are part of a planned downtown Civic Center development for the City of West Sacramento.

Position Summary:
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction or appropriate administrator, the Dean, Sacramento City College (SCC), West Sacramento Center performs duties in the administration and supervision of the West Sacramento Center, which include establishing the overall direction, development and growth of the center. Typical duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing general supervision of the affairs of the Center; developing class schedules and recommending course offerings to the instructional area deans and coordinating the courses and curriculum to be offered at the Center; maintaining agreements and contracts with offsite locations when necessary; developing partnerships with secondary and postsecondary educational institutions to increase student access and transfer opportunities; developing partnerships with community and civic agencies to promote the Center; recommending budget allocations and administering the adopted budget; managing Center day, evening, weekend, and summer offerings; supervising Center classified staff and overseeing faculty evaluations when appropriate; working with the district and college staff in all areas of responsibility; and, performing other duties as assigned.

Areas of responsibility for the Sacramento City College West Sacramento Center Dean include:
. Operating and growing the Center instructional programs through effective leadership, strategic planning, and community partnerships.
. Coordinating with student services personnel to meet student support needs at the Center including orientation, assessment, development of educational plans, enrollment and registration, counseling, financial aid, etc.
. Scheduling classes for the Center to address student need and in alignment with the college's enrollment management goals.
. Supervising the daily operation and development of the Center.
. Supervising and evaluating the support staff and faculty assigned to the Center.
. Identifying unique target populations to recommend appropriate courses or programs of instruction to be offered the Center.
. Serving as the primary liaison to educational institutions, business, industry, and local government served by the Center.

Typical Duties:
. Developing the class schedule and course offerings for the Center in collaboration with instructional area deans.
. Arranging for appropriate student support services at the Center.
. Arranging for the sale of books through the SCC Bookstore at the Center.
. Coordinating the Center program, such as flex activities for faculty, with the main campus.
. Coordinating faculty hiring and assignments with the instructional area deans.
. Arranging for training opportunities for SCC Davis Center support staff that they may retain currency in school and district policies and operations.
. Coordinating or participating in the evaluation process for Center faculty.
. Developing strong working relationships with the Washington Unified School District, City of West Sacramento, Yolo County Office of Education, Yolo County Library local four year colleges and universities, and other public and private organizations.
. Maintaining statistical records regarding enrollment, WSCH, etc. for the Center.
. Developing reports as they apply to the enrollments, student records, and budgets of the Center.
. Coordinating with SCC and Los Rios staff regarding facilities maintenance and security management.
. Meeting with the host site administration to discuss the needs of Sacramento City College and the host site for use of non-SCC facilities.
. Assisting in the hiring and supervision of staff necessary to support the educational program at the Center.
. Developing and maintaining communication with the main campus through the use of a courier service, e-mail and voicemail.
. Providing communication to the main campus support services, such as instructional media, assessment, telecommunications needs, counseling services, and other services as needed.
. Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Have a master's degree* from an accredited institution completed by April 1, 2014.

2. Have one year formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.

3. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

* Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at; select "Job Openings", then "Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges".

Application Instructions:
To receive full consideration applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College posting are required to submit:

1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative application.
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work ** ("graduate advising documents and grade reports" will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). NOTE: Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
3. Resume
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest

**Note: Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses.

Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District's Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Additional Salary Information:
Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

SCC (Sacramento City College)

SCC West Sacramento

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

LRCCD embraces diversity as one of the core values of the organization.

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.


Keyword Phrases

  • dean
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 1 years
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume