Monday, March 16, 2015

Sacramento City College - Dean of Learning Resources

Job Posting Title: Dean, Learning Resources
Posting Date:     03-13-2015 
Closing Date:      04-22-2015
Salary:   $121,034 per year
Position Type:   Administrative/Executive 
Location:   SCC (Sacramento City College) 
Department:     Instructional Services 
Additional Salary Information:    Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university. 
Beginning and/or Ending Dates  Full-time, Educational Administrative Position
Beginning on or about July 1, 2015. 
Position Summary:          Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of Learning Resources provides leadership in the areas of Library, and Tutorial Services including the Tutoring Center and Writing Center. The individual also provides oversight of Academic Computing, Media Services, Distance Learning and its development, and the use of Instructional Technology. It is expected that the individual will work collaboratively with the Dean of Information Technology in order to provide both leadership and support in the infusion of technology with curriculum and instructional programs across the campus. 
Additional Position Summary:   
  • Functions as the first line administrator working with faculty and staff in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of instructional programs and services of the Learning Resources Center.
  • Provides leadership in faculty recruitment, program development, and program review for all programs and services of the Learning Resource Center.
  • Provides leadership in building, maintaining, and maximizing the impact of library collections and services.
  • Initiates and administers grants.
  • Coordinates the development and scheduling of course offerings provided through the Learning Resource Center, such as Learning, Tutoring and Academic Technology; Library; Library and Information Technology, and Human Services. Monitors and schedules the open learning laboratories offered through the Learning Resource Center.
  • Recruits, hires, supervises and evaluates faculty and staff in the areas noted.
  • Develops and manages the budget for all areas supervised.
  • Maintains current knowledge of trends, technologies and techniques in library services, tutoring, instructional technology, and distance education.
  • Advocates for and provides leadership for the integration of technology in the teaching and learning environment. This includes the development of distance learning classes and the enhancement of classes with multiple delivery systems.
  • Assists in the development of partnerships with external agencies relevant to the disciplines included in the Learning Resources and Division, including articulation with regional high schools, colleges and universities; agreements for student placement; and business and industry workforce development as appropriate.
  • Assists in the development of partnerships with external agencies, particularly as they relate to the delivery of distance education.
  • Oversees development and implementation of program advisory committees and works with the committees as well as industry representatives to identify industry trends and program needs analysis. Promotes staff development and supports a climate which fosters innovation and academic excellence. Works with faculty and college and district technical staff to evaluate and select computer software and hardware and related instructional equipment that support the services provided by the Learning Resource Center.
  • Develops and manages appropriate grant opportunities and collaborative projects.
  • Provides appropriate area oversight in the remodeling and expansion of facilities.
  • Prepares and assists in reports as necessary for the Vice President and President.
  • Promotes collegial atmosphere within Learning Resources Division and throughout the college and district.
  • Works with the division and college as well as other colleges in the District to review, implement, and coordinate the College and District Strategic Plans.
  • Promotes a climate that encourages and supports cultural competency.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary. 
Additional Responsibilities:   The Learning Resources Division maintains a focus on:
  • Innovative approaches to and careful assessment of library instruction.
  • Currency in library and media services professional standards and trends in the delivery of library services including collection development, public services, technical services, media materials and services, and information technologies.
  • Currency in applicable state and federal regulations and laws with regard to copyright compliance, access to services, and delivery of tutoring services.
  • The appropriate use of technology in providing library and tutorial services.
  • Effective outreach and marketing of library and tutorial services to a diverse community college population.
  • Addressing the needs of adult learners with diverse backgrounds and cultural styles, as well as the unique characteristics of community college students.
  • Fostering continued and ongoing professional growth for all faculty and staff while modeling this in a leadership role.
  • Collegiality, collaboration, and broad participation in the work and tasks of the division, college, and district. 

Special Requirements:  
Minimum Qualifications:               
1. Have a master's degree* from an accredited institution completed by July 1, 2015.
2. Have one year of 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 "Job Openings", then "Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges". 
Application Instructions:               To receive full consideration applicants applying to this Los Rios Community College postings are required to submit:
1. The 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 transcripts 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.
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested. 

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. Submission of applications are by midnight 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.

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.  

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