LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
WEST LOS ANGELES COLLEGE
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
DEAN, INSTITUTIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
Deadline to File: November 3, 2017 Issue Date: September 20, 2017
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:
Reporting directly to the President, the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness provides the leadership and has management responsibility for the College’s all institutional research efforts and functions. The Dean oversees the Office of Institutional Effectiveness which provides administrative leadership for assessment of institutional effectiveness and student learning outcomes including faculty and staff development in assessment practice. The Dean directs and oversees the College’s overall institutional planning and research activities to increase the effectiveness of enrollment, retention, persistence and completion for student success.
- A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university;
- Completion of one year of full-time formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment;
- Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college faculty, staff and students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide leadership in assessing, identifying, formulating, directing and implementing the College mission; provide leadership for the continued evaluation of instruction, student services and administrative services support programs;
- Lead the systematic integration of planning and program review in institutional effectiveness, staff development, accreditation, grants evaluation, and budgeting, ensuring alignment with the College strategic plan, the educational master plan, and accreditation process;
- Plan, implement, and evaluate short and long range strategies, goals and objectives for College strategic planning and direct the design and implementation of an annual evaluation of the College's institutional plans and its planning processes;
- Lead the development, implementation, and data analysis of surveys and other information needed to support academic, departmental and college efforts in assessment;
- Plan and direct the development , coordination, and maintenance of an annual Office of Institutional Effectiveness calendar for on-going and ad-hoc institutional research and assessment;
- Evaluate learning and service area outcomes and develop measurement instruments to analyze outcomes for departments and units developing effectiveness and performance analysis;
- Direct the preparation of and provide support for a variety of mandated and requested College, District, State, and federal reports including accreditation reports, educational master plan etc.;
- Serve as evening and weekend administrator on a rotational basis as required;
- Provides leadership in enrollment management reporting and development of FTES projections;
- Develops reporting systems needed to meet the required reporting needs.
- Three years of increasingly responsible experience reasonably related to the assignment;
- An understanding of the teaching/learning process, student services, institutional effectiveness measurements;
- Team-oriented problem solving skills;
- Ability to delegate authority;
- Understanding of and familiarity with California education code and community college policies;
- A collaborative, visionary leader, who encourages improvement;
- Ability to work in a positive manner with faculty, administration, classified personnel and students;
- Demonstrated commitment to student success;
- Ability to communicate articulately both in public and in private, as evidenced by the ability to listen as well as to speak and write effectively;
- Experience in development and implementation of strategic planning processes and systems;
- Experience in promoting use and access of information for decision making and assessment;
- Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
- Demonstrated experience in interpreting, articulating and communicating regulations, policies and procedures;
- Ability to produce significant quantity of reports and documents in timely manner;
SALARY AND BENEFITS:
The selected candidate will be allocated into the salary schedule after hiring based upon their previous salary. The yearly salary range is $124,905 – $146,660. The PhD differential is $338.94 per month. An exceptional benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS:
Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments. Please go to https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=6&c=laccd to file the application. After review of application materials by selection committee(s), applicants will be contacted if selected for interview(s).
For consideration in the selection process, all interested applicants must submit the following:
- Letter of Interest, preferably three pages or less, which addresses the responsibilities and desirable qualifications as detailed in this announcement;
- A current resume;
- Three names of reference: current supervisor, a faculty member, and a direct report;
- Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; if invited to interview, candidate should be prepared to provide official transcripts;
Note: All degrees must be granted by an accredited college or university in the United States. Transcripts from a foreign institution must be submitted with an approved evaluation of equivalency from a foreign evaluation service approved by California Commission on Teaching Credentialing.
Application materials will not be accepted by Fax, Mail or Email. Incomplete applications may be excluded from consideration. All materials become property of West Los Angeles College. The deadline to apply is November 3, 2017. For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Ms. Vicky Nesia, Executive Secretary, Office of the President
310 287 4325
Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. Position is contingent upon available funding. West Los Angeles College reserves the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time.
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