Dean of Academic Affairs & Adult Basic Education
Company: Los Angeles Trade Technical College
Posted on: June 13, 2021
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Los Angeles Mission College
Announces the position opening for
Dean of Academic Affairs & Adult Basic Education (Full Time,
Expanding Learning Opportunities for Students
SALARY RANGE:$135,122 TO $158,656
Issue Date: May 19, 2021 Application Deadline: July 2, 2021
Under the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs,
the Dean of Academic Affairs & Adult Basic Education will be
responsible for providing leadership and management for a sizable
and complex instructional, instructional support or student
services program(s). Areas of responsibility include but are not
limited to: English, Communication Studies & Journalism Department,
and the Social Science Department, Adult Basic Education Grant,
Non-Credit Program, Library & Learning Resources Center (LRC). This
full time, permanent position to begin sometime July, 2021.
- Possession of a Master's degree; and
- One year of formal training, internship, or leadership
experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative
- Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic,
socio-economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students.
- Two years of increasingly responsible full-time experience in
an institution of higher education.
- One-year full-time teaching at the Community College
- Familiarity with provisions of federal CASAS testing, WIOWA,
and other legal issues relating to non-credit/adult basic education
programs. Technical knowledge regarding the AFT1521 Contract.
- Working knowledge of the Adult Basic Education Grant
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties below are representative of the role and are not
intended to cover all of the duties performed as within the scope
- Plan, develop, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate
assigned instructional and/or student support program(s)in
accordance with legal requirements, District policies,
Accreditation Standards, and sound instructional/guidance
principles and practices.
- Facilitate completion of overall objectives and plans for a
department(s); initiate and participate in overall program
planning; assess needs for new programs/services; facilitate their
development and implementation in accordance with established
approval guidelines and budgets.
- Monitor outcomes assessment processes for programmatic
improvement, which may include providing relevant information and
facilitating discussions about the results of Student Learning
Outcomes (SLO), Service Area Outcomes (SAO), Program Learning
Outcomes (PLO), and/or Institutional Learning Outcomes (ILO) and
using the outcomes assessment results to make improvements to those
- Oversee the screening, interviewing, and selection and
evaluation process of faculty, classified, and unclassified staff
to ensure compliance with the California Education Code, Title 5
Regulations, Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) Board
Rules, LACCD Administrative Regulations, Human Resources Guides,
Personnel Guides, Personnel Commission Laws and Rules, and
collective bargaining agreements in a fair and consistent
- Assign, supervise and evaluate faculty, classified staff, and
- Plan, coordinate, and provide training and professional
development to assigned staff.
- Oversee staff assignments and schedules; assign work location
in accordance with established District policies.
- Coordinate and direct special projects; initiate studies and
conduct analysis as necessary to evaluate the efficiency of
instructional and student support programs to determine the need
for new or modified course offerings, programs or services.
- Ensure the preparation, distribution and maintenance of
required reports, records, and files by appropriate staff.
- Communicate and promote program objectives and offerings to
potential and current students, other educational institutions,
community organizations, staff, instructors, and others. Establish
formal partnerships/alliances and collaborate with industry and
external educational institutions, educational initiatives, and/or
- Responsible for supervising and developing the annual budget
and contractual commitments according to established procedures;
control and oversight of assigned program budgets; and specially
- Serve as a member of college and District committees and task
forces; liaise with other campuses and District administration to
ensure proper coordination of activities; promote sharing of ideas
and communication of administrative required benchmarks with
others, internal and external, to the District.
- Represent the college and District at external, local, state,
national and international conferences, meetings, task forces, and
activities that improve, promote and publicize college and District
instructional and/or student support programs.
- Coordinate the investigation of and assist in the facilitation
and the resolution of student, staff, and faculty conflict and
complaints in accordance with State and District requirements.
- Coordinate, investigate and facilitate the resolution of
- Manage student conduct and discipline.
- Interpret, articulate, implement, and monitor compliance with
the California Education Code, Title 5 Regulations, LACCD Board
Rules, LACCD Administrative Regulations, Human Resources Guides,
Personnel Guides, Personnel Commission Laws and Rules, applicable
state and federal laws, and collective bargaining agreements in a
fair and consistent manner.
- Serve as the administrator in charge of the college in the
absence of the President or Vice President as delegated.
- Serve as evening and/or weekend administrator as assigned.
- The dean leads and engages in strategic planning and promotes
creative ideas that enable the division and the college to be more
productive, efficient, and continuously improve its services.
Specific organizational and operational duties typically consist of
budget planning/implementation, direct oversight of institutional
Student Learning Outcomes (SLO), Service Outcomes, and Program
Learning Outcomes (PLO) programs.
- Facilitates discussion and collaboration related to the
understanding and utilization of data in planning and decision
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
- Operational and technical knowledge of adult basic education
programming, CASAS, and ABEG grant activities, including state and
federal regulations supporting these activities.
- Principles of customer service and public relations.
- Administrative and professional leadership and support for
- Demonstrated sensitivity to, and have an understanding of, the
diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
of community college personnel and students.
- Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in
- Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working
relationships with those contacted in the course of work both on
campus and in the local community.
- Academic program review and evaluation practices.
Salary and Benefits
The current salary range is $135,122 - $158,656 annually. The
selected candidate will be allocated within the salary range
according to previous salary. An additional, doctoral stipend of
$6,144 per academic year is available for applicants possessing a
doctorate degree from an accredited institution. Benefits include
medical, dental, vision for employees and eligible dependents, term
life insurance, and State Teachers Retirement System program.
For consideration in the selection process, all interested
candidates must submit the following:
- A one page Letter of Interest addressing the responsibilities
of the position;
- Current resume;
- Contact information for three individuals as references who can
assess the candidate's qualifications for the position (name,
title, address, email and telephone numbers);
- Copies of transcripts (official transcripts are required for
all candidates invited to the final interview);
- Note: Documentation from an approved foreign transcript
evaluator is required for degrees received from other countries.
For a list of approved foreign transcript evaluation agencies,
please go to http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf
- A one-page response to the following question:
"Please describe your understanding of and commitment to
diversity and how it contributes to learning communities." What can
you contribute to a diverse learning community, and what insights
have you gained as a result of your personal experiences?
Please go to
to file the application package. The completed application package
must be filed no later than 4:30 PM, July 2, 2021 to be considered.
All materials submitted will become property of Los Angeles Mission
College. After review of application materials by the selection
committee, candidates will be contacted if selected for interview.
Application materials may not be submitted by Fax or email or U.S.
Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications.
LAMC reserves the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at
any time. Notification regarding the advancement in the selection
process will be provided to each applicant.
For additional information or questions, please contact Academic
Affairs at (818) 364-7635 or by email at
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview
process with at least three business days' prior notice.
Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.
Equal Employment Policy
The policy of the Los Angeles Community College District is to
implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin,
ancestry, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital
status, medical condition (cancer related), sexual orientation, or
veteran status. Positive action will be taken to ensure that this
policy is followed in all personnel practices including
recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion, and
treatment during employment, rate of pay or other forms of
compensation, selection for training, layoff or termination. A
vigorous equal employment opportunity program will be maintained to
ensure a diverse work force and to achieve expected representation
of qualified members of under-represented groups through the
implementation of specific result-oriented plans and procedures
(Board Rule 101301).
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is an Equal
Opportunity Employer and Educator
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