Tuesday, October 20, 2015

San Francisco City College - Dean of Library and Learning Resources - Full Time

Dean of Library and Learning Resources

Posting Date       10-14-2015 

Filing Deadline (All postings close at 4:00 PM):       11-16-2015        

Job Category      Administrative 

Appointment Type            Administrative - Dean 

Employment Status:         Academic Administrator 

Appointment Start Date  Immediately Upon Appointment 

Work Schedule/Load      12 month appointment (228 days per academic year) 

Position Description:
  • The Dean of Library and Learning Resources reports to the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, works collaboratively with other instructional administrators, and is responsible for the leadership, planning, direction, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of the following areas in the Academic Affairs Division: Library and Learning Resources, Educational Technology, and Faculty Support Services.
  • The Dean of Library and Learning Resources serves as a resource for the School and Educational Center Deans and instructional departments and programs.
  • The Dean of Library and Learning Resources is responsible for District-wide administration of Library Services and Plans, and oversees all Library staff and operations, as well as learning resources related to English, mathematics, language acquisition, and other areas.
  • The Dean serves as a member of the Academic Affairs Division and collaborates within appropriate divisions of the College to create systematic change that fosters a College culture supportive of students in achieving their goals, including transfer and achievement of certificates and degrees. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide administrative leadership, coordination, supervision, and responsibility for the Ocean Campus and educational center libraries: Rosenberg, Alice Statler, Downtown Center, Chinatown/North Beach Center, John Adams Center, Southeast Center, Mission Center, and the Teachers' Resource Center.
  • Coordinate the College's Educational Technology department to provide educational programs and services that promote successful learning and student achievement and provide faculty training in the use of educational technologies and learning in face-to-face classrooms and via distance education.
  • Plan, implement, and evaluate activities to ensure that academic support services are regularly assessed for evidence of student achievement and learning, particularly with regard to student learning outcomes assessment and accreditation standards.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and manage assigned department chairs.
  • Lead processes related to the printing and distribution of the Fall, Spring, and Summer time schedules and the College Catalog.
  • Coordinate the efforts of the Library and Learning Resources faculty and staff and work with the Educational Center Deans to plan, implement, and monitor the equity of Library and Learning Resource services District-wide.
  • Ensure that all libraries and assigned areas of responsibility meet requirements for all college planning and evaluation activities, including but not limited to program review, accreditation, resources, accounting, student learning outcomes and assessment.
  • Serve as the liaison between the Library and Learning Resources and the instructional programs, and as the primary contact on Library and Learning Resources for local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Interpret and ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations and requirements, and relevant College policies and procedures.
  • Remain current in the latest technologies in the library and educational technology fields; anticipate and plan for acquisition, implementation, and staff training of relevant technologies.
  • Maintain an understanding of current and emerging technologies, ideas, research, and practices related to the areas of responsibility through continued study and participation in professional organizations, workshops, and conferences.
  • Provide administrative oversight of the ongoing planning, budget, expenditures, and operations for the following areas: Library and Learning Resources, Educational Technology, and Faculty Support Services.
  • Meet regularly with library staff and with program advisory committees, and review and evaluate Library and Learning Resources curriculum.
  • Oversee the hiring of and provide leadership, administrative direction, and supervision to the classified staff in the following areas: Library and Learning Resources, Educational Technology, and Faculty Support Services. Delegate and review assignments and projects and establish clear expectations for effective performance and evaluation of work products and results.
  • Plan, research, write, coordinate, and continuously review grant proposals, including categorical grants, as well as foundation and other funding sources related to the areas of supervision.
  • Supervise, manage, evaluate, review, and monitor scheduling of assigned faculty.
  • Recommend and support professional development activities for academic and classified staff.
  • Supervise the professional conduct of staff and promote a work culture of cooperation, mutual support, and optimal student service; cooperate with the Employee Relations Office in
    resolving personnel disciplinary matters and serves as the administrative grievance officer on personnel disciplinary matters as applicable.
  • Participate collegially on Participatory Governance committees, and chair ad hoc committees as commissioned by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs.
  • Represent the College in local, regional, and national groups, organizations, K-12 schools, and post-secondary institutions.
  • Attend Board of Trustees' meetings; make presentations and submit reports and action items related to areas of responsibility.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs. 

Minimum Requirements:
  • An earned Master's Degree from an accredited college or university and one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience related to the administrative assignment.
  • Sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of students and employees.
  • Equivalent of three (3) years of full-time teaching, student services, librarian or professional managerial experience in an accredited academic institution, public, private, or community based agency.

    [If you would like to claim equivalency, the Administrative Equivalency Application Form is available on the left side margin. This form will be considered as part of the application materials and must be submitted on or before the filing deadline as indicated on this job posting.]   

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Strong skills in verbal and written communication, organizational management and strategic planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Three (3) years of library administrative experience which includes significant responsibility for budget planning, preferably in a library.
  • Demonstrated supervision and management experience in evaluating, mentoring, training employees, and professional development of staff.
  • Demonstrated significant knowledge of library resources, learning resources, and distance education and operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with other departments, operational units, and outside agencies.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum approval processes and course requirements, as well as academic program articulations.
  • Successful experience in current and emerging technologies related to the Instructional environment.
  • Evidence of commitment to student success and a vision of learning-centered institution and community.
  • Successful experience with data-driven strategic planning and decision-making, accreditation, and student learning outcomes.
  • Successful experience teaching in an online environment. 

Application Procedure:

To apply for this posting, start by completing an online Application for Administrative Position at http://jobs.ccsf.edu. To be considered a candidate for this posting, the following materials must be submitted and received by the Human Resources Department on or before 4:00 p.m. of the posting filing deadline. Substitution of required document(s) is not permitted.

  1. Applicant: Please do not send any application materials to other departments. The Human Resources Department is not responsible for any documents addressed and/or sent to other departments.
  2. A detailed letter expressing interest in the position, indicating specifically how the minimum qualifications and as many as possible of the desirable qualifications will be fulfilled. Minimum and desirable qualifications are listed in this posting. The letter should also address the applicant's background and skills in the areas stated in the Examples of Duties.
  3. A current resume summarizing educational and administrative background and experience.
  4. A City College of San Francisco Electronic Administrative Position Application completed in full and applied to this specific posting online. The statement "See Resume" is not acceptable.
  5. A list of references with names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five (5) references that include: faculty, classified and/or support staff, an administrator, a supervisor, and a colleague of managerial, supervisory ranking. (If you are among the final candidates, references will be contacted. The District may also contact other references not on your list, only if you are among the final candidates.)
  6. Copies of transcripts verifying the degrees and majors as listed on applicant's CCSF Application Form; official transcripts and actual verification of work experience will be required at a later date.

    [NOTE: Degrees and majors must be posted on transcripts to be considered in the application process. Foreign degree(s) must be evaluated before an application can be processed. Foreign Degree Evaluation sources information is located on the left side margin.]
  7. Diversity Statement: Separate from your letter of interest, submit a concise response to relate several of your experiences or your involvement in circumstances or environments which strongly affected your understanding of and ability to function in a diverse community comprised of students and colleagues from varying academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientations, disabilities, and ethnicities.
  8. Applicants bear the sole responsibility for ensuring that all application materials are complete when submitted and are received by the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. on the posting filing deadline. Postmarks will not be honored. Emails are not acceptable. Incomplete application packages will not be considered. All materials become the property of the City College of San Francisco, and will not be returned. Application files for this posting will not be considered for other postings.
For additional assistance, please call Human Resources Department at (415) 241-2246.

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