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Monterey Peninsula College
Associate Dean for Instructional Technology & Development
To ensure consideration, apply by October 1, 2012 @ 5:00pm
Monterey Peninsula College actively seeks a diverse pool of applicants interested in working in an environment which values flexibility, openness to change, collaboration, respect for others and their points of view, and involvement in College activities, all with the goal of meeting the needs of our diverse student population. The District does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures.
Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Dean of Instructional Technology and Development provides leadership for the College’s Center for Instructional Technology; coordinates and implements training of faculty and staff in existing and future applications of technology in the instructional programs; and provides leadership for the college’s distance education program. Directs and manages distance education and related instructional support services and training for classroom-based technology and computer labs.
• Design and provide instruction and training for faculty and staff in the use of various forms of distance education and related technology in instructional and service environments, and for curriculum development.
• Serve as a resource to faculty and staff in the development of curriculum using technology; assist in planning and evaluating technology needs for new and existing courses.
• Manage the College’s Center for Instructional Technology.
• Trouble-shoot problems related to the use of technology in curriculum development and application.
• Assist in the evaluation of effectiveness of hardware, software, and multimedia equipment.
• Work cooperatively with the Director of Information Systems on a wide range of technology integration issues.
• Facilitate instruction and training for computer lab technicians and other instructional technology support staff.
• Provide leadership and direction in the use of new technologies for the presentation of curriculum to students including, but not limited to, distance education, multimedia, video-conferencing, web-based instruction, and other internet activities within the classroom.
• Take a leadership role in promoting student success and facilitate activities to enhance success as related to instructional technology and distance education. Work with colleagues and take responsibility to ensure the college meets Academic Affairs’ reporting requirements, mandates and regulations related to distance education and related instructional technology.
• Participate and provide leadership on the College’s Technology Committee with the
• Director of Information Technology and facilitate discussions throughout the College concerning distance education and related instructional technology development, implementation and advancements.
• Work closely with the Director of Information Technology in the development of the college technology plan.
• Coordinate and develop relationships with other institutions to obtain external professional expertise and collaboration to further expand the College’s instructional technology base.
• Assist and work collaboratively with the College’s marketing functions and promotion of the College’s technology-enhanced curriculum.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Possession of a master’s degree AND one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience related to the administrative assignment OR
• Possession of a California Community College Administrative or Supervisory • Credential authorizing service in this position Or
• The equivalent. (Candidates who believe they possess equivalent qualifications must obtain and complete an equivalency form and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications.)
• Commitment to community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.
Knowledge of: Teaching/training methods; program and curriculum development; multimedia presentation modalities; e-mail applications; internet applications, including distance learning and hybrid methodology; social media, networking, mobile technology instructional hardware and software; troubleshooting techniques.
Ability to: Manage programs; develop, manage, and administer budgets; supervise and evaluate staff; teach and train a wide variety of employees and adapt to different learning styles; analyze problems and implement or recommend solutions as appropriate; write reports and other documents as needed; listen effectively; demonstrate expertise and innovative use of hardware and software concepts and principles; keep current with new and emerging technologies in an educational environment; adapt to new software applications; apply specialized computer knowledge to instructional delivery systems; analyze system behavior and correctly and quickly interpret and resolve complex computer problems; analyze, understand the implementation of, and maintenance of advanced network architectures; communicate effectively in both oral and written form; establish and maintain effective working relationships and work well with a wide range of individuals.
Physical Effort/Work Environment: Primarily an indoor working environment. Light physical effort; occasional standing or walking; periodic handling of lightweight (under 10 lbs.) parcels.
Salary: $105,336 to $120,072 annually. Initial salary placement will be commensurate with background and experience. In addition, a qualified incumbent can earn a doctoral stipend of $2,844. The District provides an excellent fringe benefit package, including paid medical and dental coverage for employees and dependents. Vision plan, life insurance and income protection plan benefits provided for the employee only. Retirement is the State Teachers’ Retirement System.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Employees must submit fingerprints for California Department of Justice clearance.
This position is open until filled; however, to guarantee consideration applications must be received no later than 5 p.m., October 1, 2012. Complete applications include:
1. A fully completed District application form, including the diversity statement. applications are available for downloading: http://apptrkr.com/268496
2. A letter of application that describes why you are interested in the position and how your background applies to the major duties of the position (3 page maximum)
3. A current resume including educational background, professional experience, professional activities, and any other experience pertinent to the position
4. Copies of transcripts from accredited colleges of Bachelor’s degree and all advanced degrees and coursework. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (http://www.aacrao.org/) at the applicant’s expense;
5. Three letters of recommendation specifically addressing this position.
6. A written response to the following questions (2-4 pages total):
(1) Describe your participation and experience with distance education and/or instructional technology, including curriculum development and course design, scheduling, regulations and mandates, budgets, and overseeing staff.
(2) The position involves collaboration with faculty, staff, the IT department, shared governance committees, and others around campus. Tell us about your involvement and values when working with such groups or other similar circumstances.
Please direct inquiries and send all materials to:
Monterey Peninsula College
980 Fremont St. Monterey, CA 93940
Telephone: (831) 646-3038
Tentative Timeline: Applicants selected for interview will be notified by phone the week of October 8, 2012. All other applicants will be notified by mail at the conclusion of the process. Initial interviews are tentatively scheduled for October 19th and/or 26th, with selected finalists invited to final interviews the following week. Board approval of the selected candidate is anticipated on November 28th, with an estimated start date as soon as mutually agreed.
Applicants with disabilities who require an accommodation should notify Human Resources at least ten working days before the accommodation is required.
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