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Dean of the Natomas Education Center

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District Administrative position are REQUIRED to complete fully and 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: Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating "see resume" on the online application will be disqualified. Also 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. Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title Dean of the Natomas Education Center
Location Los Rios Community College District (American River College)
Department Location Natomas Education Center
Posting Number AE00096P
The Institution

Founded in 1955, American River College is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Sacramento region, serving about 30,000 students each fall and spring at its main campus and centers. The college has an outstanding record for academic quality and is among the top community colleges in the state for transferring students to the University of California and California State University systems. American River College also has a strong reputation for its career programs, which include automotive/diesel technology, culinary arts, electronics, funeral service, and nursing, among others.

Our vision is to transform the future of all students and our community through inclusive, equitable education. The college seeks individuals who share our mission of placing students first by providing an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible participation in the community. American River College, serving the greater Sacramento region, offers education and support for students to strengthen basic skills, earn associate degrees and certificates, transfer to other colleges and universities, and achieve career as well as other academic and personal goals. American River College has a strong commitment to social justice and equity, as we strive to uphold the dignity and humanity of every student and employee. We seek individuals who are also committed to equity and social justice through equity-minded education, transformative leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of the Natomas Education Center serves as the administrator responsible for the operation and supervision of the Center. The Dean of the Natomas Center works with the College in establishing the overall direction, development, and growth of the Center.

Typical duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: the development of the programs, courses, and curriculum to be offered at the off-campus location; the development of the class schedule for the fall and spring semesters, and summer offerings; the assignment, supervision, and evaluation of faculty assigned to the Center; and conducting staff development activities for faculty assigned to the Center.

In addition, the Dean of the Natomas Education Center maintains agreements and contracts with host sites, recommends budget allocations, administers the adopted budget, and the American River College Natomas Education Center day, evening, and summer offerings, and works with the district and college staff in areas of responsibility.

Assignment Responsibilities

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Developing, facilitating, and supervising the American River College – Natomas Education Center, including programs, class schedule, student support services, and community relations.
● Assisting faculty and staff with student problems and concerns.
● Developing new initiatives that support student learning and student success.
● Developing strong relationships with Inderkum High School, the Natomas Unified School District, and Sacramento Public Library.
● Coordinating student support services at the Center to include counseling, financial aid, enrollment services, Disable Student Programs and Services (DSPS), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS), etc.
● Supervising and evaluating support staff assigned to the Center.
● Working with the Natomas community to identify target populations, and recommending appropriate courses or programs of study to be offered at the Center.
● Assisting in the recruitment of targeted populations.
● Serving as college liaison to community advisory groups.
● Serving as the lead administrator for the California Early College Academy (CECA).
● Serving as the lead administrator for multiple grants.
● Serving as the lead administrator for the Accelerated College Education (ACE) program.
● Maintaining statistical records regarding enrollment, WSCH, FTE, productivity, student success and completion rates, etc. for the Center.
● Meeting regularly with the Inderkum High School principal and the branch manager of the North Natomas Library to discuss the needs of American River College and the host site.
● Coordinating with the main campus for student and instructional support services as needed.
● Hiring and supervising staff necessary to support the education program at the Center (including instructional technology support staff, security, counseling, assessment personnel, financial aid staff, etc.)
● Arranging for the sale of textbooks through the American River College Bookstore at the Center.
● Supporting training opportunities for Center staff in order to retain currency in college and district policy and operations.
● Coordinating the Center programs and schedules with the main campus (i.e. final exam schedule, flex activities, etc.)
● Addressing safety needs of students and staff.
● Working flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, when necessary.
● Performing other duties as assigned.

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

Work Year 12 month
Work Schedule
Total Hrs per Week/Day
Special Requirements
Minimum Qualifications

1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution complete by April 12, 2018.

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 https://jobs.losrios.edu/; select “Los Rios Jobs”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators”.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College District Administrative position are REQUIRED to complete fully and 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: Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified. Also 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.

Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators.
Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here

Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands
Salary $131,327 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary Information Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 01/10/2018
Closing Date 02/21/2018
Open Continuously No
Beginning and/or Ending Dates

Full-time, Twelve-month, Educational Administrative Position
Beginning on or about April 12, 2018.

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. After hours inquiries should be emailed to hr@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.

Conditions

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. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Criminal History Verification and Release: I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form <a href="http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf" target="_blank">http://wserver.losrios.edu/hr/forms/P-881,10-2013.pdf</a> and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
  2. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Craigslist EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Instagram
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento African American Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • ZipRecruiter

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Transcript 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 1
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
  2. Employee Request for Transfer Form
  3. Transcript 2
  4. Transcript 3
  5. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  6. Transcript 4
  7. Transcript 5