Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Programs [RESTRICTED]

Job Open: 
Friday, February 7, 2020
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Job Closed: 
Monday, March 16, 2020
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Closing Date: 03/16/2020
Open Until Filled: No
Classification Title: Associate Dean
Working Title: Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Programs [RESTRICTED]

Recruitment Limits: This is a restricted position funded by a cooperative agreement with the Strong Workforce Grant Fund through 12/31/2020. The position could continue, based upon renewal of funding through the Strong Workforce Grant Fund.

Location: San Diego City College

Pay Information: Range 16 ($7,929.06- $12,682.36) per month based on the current Management Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the Management Employees Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

This is a restricted position funded by a cooperative agreement with the Strong Workforce Grand Fund through 12/31/2020. The position could continue, based upon renewal of funding through the Strong Workforce Grand Fund.

Position Equivalent FTE: 1.0 FTE

Job Duration: 12 Months
Position Number: 00120108
FLSA Status: Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
Bargaining Unit: Management
Range: 16
Position Type: Academic

Department: School of Business, IT & Cosmetology
The Position: From San Diego City College President, Ricky Shabazz:
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Programs at San Diego City College. One of the three colleges in the San Diego Community College District, City College is an urban campus, minutes away from a world-class zoo and Balboa Park. San Diego City College provides academic and career education offerings to meet the needs of a diverse student population. As a leading advocate of Social Justice, we take responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all our students. Energetic and dedicated candidates are encouraged to apply. While the current vacancy is at City College, applicants should understand that they are subject to assignment at any District facility at the option of the Chancellor.

Major Responsibilities:
The Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Programs (SWP) will report to the Dean of Business, Information Technology, Cosmetology, and Apprenticeship Programs, and will enhance the college’s capacity to respond to Career and Technical Education (CTE) and other workforce development related initiatives including but not limited to, Strong Workforce Programs, federal, state and local accountability measures, local workforce needs, grants and other initiatives. The Associate Dean, SWP will provide administrative oversight for SWP and other workforce development related initiatives and systematically investigate viability of new programs, implementation, and its impact on workforce and economic development.

This position will provide leadership and support by working towards ongoing improvement and development of City College’s SWP, CTE, and other workforce development related initiatives to include working with CTE faculty in creating and/or expanding industry advisory boards. The Associate Dean, SWP will work alongside the Dean of Business, Information Technology, Cosmetology, and Apprenticeship Programs for responsibility of administrative, academic, and fiscal matters pertaining to SWP, CTE, and other workforce development related initiatives. This position will also perform needs analyses, market surveys, and other pertinent research as necessary to help identify viable and sustainable courses and programs that will benefit students and the institution, in addition to working collaboratively with deans, department chairs, faculty, and staff to support the implementation of programs. The Associate Dean, SWP will ensure the college operates effectively and efficiently towards meeting the expected outcomes related to the San Diego City College mission, strategic plan, performance measures, personnel, program review, program development, accreditation, and student success. The Associate Dean, SWP will plan, develop, and effectively administer the SWP budget and will prepare multiple annual program plans, goals and objectives, and maintain accurate budget records including, but not limited to tracking program funding allocations and expenditures ensuring compliance with legal mandates.

In compliance with policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, applicants for this position must show evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

Possession of a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution AND one (1) year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s assignment; OR,
Possession of a lifetime California Community College Supervisor Credential.

Desired Qualifications :
The successful candidate should demonstrate evidence of:
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with administrators, faculty and staff in workforce development initiatives and assist in the development and coordination of local and regional Strong Workforce plans.
Demonstrated ability to collect, retrieve, and interpret data to inform San Diego City College’s Strong Workforce and Economic Development programs.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with faculty and staff to assess, evaluate, monitor, and document student progress and success utilizing appropriate data and research methods and tools.
Demonstrated experience providing administrative and technical support to Career Technical Education faculty and staff to develop, improve, coordinate, schedule, and document Industry Advisory Committee Meetings.
Demonstrated ability and experience in managing grant-funded programs and projects including grant metric evaluations, fiscal/budget oversight, and reporting grant outcomes.
Demonstrated experience and ability teaching, directing, planning, and/or implementing CTE programs.
Demonstrated experience, knowledge, and success coordinating CTE, Strong Workforce, and Workforce Development programs.
Experience with career technical education (CTE) programs in secondary and/or post-secondary educational environments, and familiarity with workforce development and industry
Demonstrated experience working with participatory governance
Demonstrated ability and experience supervising and evaluating faculty and staff.
Demonstrated experience creating and maintaining professional, community, and industry partnerships including industry advisory boards and regional workforce development partnerships.
Demonstrated ability and experience to professionally represent San Diego City College in local, regional, state, and community activities related to Career and Technical Education and workforce development.
Knowledge and/or experience using computer software and information systems available to track, report, and document grant activities.

If you do not possess the exact degrees, or higher, listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a Request for Equivalency Form and attach it during the application process.

Foreign Degree:
Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC.(ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Commitment to Diversity:
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and classified professionals.

Working Conditions: Moderate

Special Instructions to Applicants:
To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete Online Application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the Online Application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

Complete online application;
Cover Letter addressing the position’s responsibilities and desired qualifications;
Three (3) Professional References listed within the online application;
Unofficial Undergraduate and Graduate college transcripts;
Licenses/Certificates/Credentials (optional);
Equivalency Request (required if applicable); AND
Foreign Degree Evaluation (required if applicable).
Note: Transcripts from multiple colleges/universities may need to be scanned as one document, then uploaded. Transcripts must be legible and clearly state the institution name and degree(s) completed.

Important: Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee. Applicants must complete each required field and answer each supplemental question; references to resumes, CVs, etc. will not substitute for completing the required fields and supplemental questions; and will result in the application being considered “incomplete.” To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed.

Before submitting the application and uploaded materials, please check to make sure they are complete and accurate. Once you submit, you will not have access to your application to make changes, however you will be able to view the application if submitted prior to the deadline. If you think you have made an error prior to the closing date, please contact HR at (619) 388-6579 or email

Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via the same e-mail used to submit the application: it is the applicant’s responsibility to frequently check their email for correspondence.
All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
Conditions of Employment:

Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application (From all institutions listed in the online application);
Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the District’s expense;
Provide a Tuberculosis Clearance Certificate for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);
Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);
Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by the I9 Employment Eligibility Verification form; AND
Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.

If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information.

SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

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Jhelen Ramirez
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