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Posted: Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:57 AM

Cosumnes River College

Dean of Business and Family Science
Job Posting Number: AE00055P
Salary: $128,752 annually
Closing Date: 08/28/2017

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Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning and in close cooperation with the Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning, Vice President of Student Services and Enrollment Management, and the Vice President of Administrative Services and Student Support, the Dean of Business and Family Science facilitates and promotes effective student learning in the Business and Family Science area through integrated curriculum, the use of technology, alternative learning environments, and distance learning.

The Dean supports in the Business and Family Science area a climate which promotes collegiality, innovation, understanding of the value of diversity in the community college, and improved service to students; cooperates with area staff and other managers to develop processes which are supportive of student success.

The Dean also works with other colleges and sites in the District to review, implement, and coordinate the District and college Strategic Plans in coordination with college planning. In addition, the Dean promotes effective student learning in a multi-college environment, as well as providing administrative and fiscal oversight for the Cosumnes River College Child Development Center activities.

The academic departments currently supervised by the Dean of Business and Family Science are Early Childhood Education, Family Consumer Science, Business, Computer Information Science, Accounting, Economics, Real Estate, Management, and Marketing.

Assignment Responsibilities
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Providing leadership in the Business and Family Science area for innovative student learning, for the assurance of student success and for the continued evaluation and improvement of the area instructional programs.
● Performing duties in the administration and supervision of the instructional areas.
● Promoting, organizing, and overseeing assessment of student learning outcomes for systematic and continuous quality improvement.
● Promoting staff development and supporting a climate which fosters innovation and academic excellence.
● Promoting a collegial atmosphere within Business and Family Science and throughout the college.
● Developing instructor assignments and class schedules to meet student needs.
● Assuming leadership and responsibility for faculty and staff evaluation and development in the instructional areas.
● Assuming leadership and responsibility for curriculum development and evaluation in the instructional areas.
● Developing area budget recommendations and facilities utilization plans.
● Administering day, extended day, weekend, and summer offerings in the instructional area.
● Coordinating the activities of the faculty and staff in the instructional areas.
● Supporting a climate that encourages and supports cultural competency.
● Supporting and participating with the college accreditation process.
● Working with the District staff in all areas of responsibility.
● Serving as a member of the Cosumnes River College management staff to assist in the coordination of all campus activities.
● Attending and serving on assigned college and District committees.
● Assisting in the articulation of area programs with other institutions and in the development of partnerships with external agencies.
● Employing techniques such as interest-based conflict resolution and other appropriate strategies to resolve disputes and to enhance communication and cooperation among the members of the college and District communities.
● Supporting and facilitating advisory committees of the career and technical education programs in the Business and Family Science area.
● Working flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary.
● Performing other duties as may be assigned.

Administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off campus work and/or hours.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution complete by September 1, 2017.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, 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 “Los Rios Jobs”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators”.

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.

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