Dean of Liberal Arts
South Orange County Community College District
Irvine Valley College
Dean of Liberal Arts
Initial Screening Date 08/20/2018
To serve as administrator and supervisor of Liberal Arts and Learning Resources, including a learning center, a reading center, a writing center and a language acquisition center; provide leadership to develop, organize and implement the goals and objectives of assigned programs and services; serve as administrator of the honors program and the newly-emerging student success initiatives; provide leadership to plan, develop, organize, implement, schedule, direct, improve and evaluate assigned programs, curriculum and related student support services in consultation with Academic Chairs, faculty and classified staff.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
A Masterís degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis on a discipline within the division. An earned doctorate from an accredited college or university is preferred.
At least of two years of successful faculty experience at the postsecondary level, in at least one of the areas of this assignment, at least one year of successful postsecondary administrative/supervisory experience, with a preferred emphasis in one of the areas of assignment and evidence of a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, physically challenged, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Administrative leadership experience in the development, organization, and management of two or more instructional programs, including at least one program area related to this assignment.
License or Certificate:
Valid California driverís license.
Please visit the Districtís Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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