Director, High School Outreach and Educational Partnerships

$105,251 - $143,404 yearly
  • Long Beach Community College District
  • Long Beach City Beach, Long Beach, CA 90803, USA
  • Sep 29, 2021
Full time Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt. Extension & Outreach Other Executive

Job Description


Director, High School Outreach and Educational Partnerships

Salary: $105,251.00 - $143,404.00 Annually
Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: A21 - 04
Closing: 10/8/2021 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Both Liberal Arts Campus & Pacific Coast Campus, CA
Department: Student Equity


Director, High School Outreach and Educational Partnerships
LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGELong Beach City College is committed to providing equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities. Long Beach City College currently has the privilege of serving approximately 36,000 students, the majority of whom are students of color. Long Beach City College is a Hispanic serving institution, and of our student population 54% are Hispanic/Latinx, 17% are White, 14% are African American, 12% are Asian & Filipino. An ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning). For more information on our College demographics please click here:
ABOUT THE POSITION Under general direction of the Dean of Student Equity, the Director of High School Outreach and Educational Partnerships plans, develops, organizes, coordinates, reviews and evaluates the operations and activities related to high school outreach activities and early college initiatives for prospective students to the college, including the provision of matriculation services. The Director also plans, organizes, schedules, and supervises student assessment, orientation, and other services supporting acclamation to college life, retention, and success. Oversees and participates in coordinating and carrying out various student-centered events and activities contributing to student success. The Director should provide opportunity for involvement by faculty and staff, as appropriate, in consideration and discussion of the development of policy, procedures, and programs. The leadership, supervision, planning, implementation, and coordination responsibilities entail working with managers, faculty, staff, students, appropriate college committees, and community partners (e.g. Long Beach Unified School District and California State University, Long Beach) to ensure that is the compliment of programs included in this portfolio are meeting student needs and align with college goals, objectives, and initiatives. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICSThe Director of High School Outreach and Educational Partnerships is responsible for providing leadership, direction, coordination, general supervision, planning and overseeing the implementation of activities, procedures and evaluation related to high school outreach and early college initiatives. The Director will be managing day-to-day activities, researching best practices and regulations, training, budgeting, collaborating with faculty and staff, and supervision of staff and faculty connected to high school outreach and early college initiatives. In addition, the individual should function effectively as a member of an administrative team and should work well with and show evidence of sensitivity towards persons at all levels of the college. The incumbent will also work closely with the faculty matriculation coordinator and the first-year experience manager.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATEAn ideal candidate will demonstrate cultural competency and enthusiasm in serving the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender identity, sexual orientation, racial, and cultural backgrounds of community college student populations, including students with differing abilities (physical and/or learning).


The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

  • Plan, organize, coordinate, direct, and evaluate the operations and activities related to high school outreach and dual enrollment including the provision of application assistance, orientation, placement, and educational planning services.
  • Coordinates program services, events, and special activities with other student functions and instructional support such as, and not limited to, educational planning workshops, Express Days, Viking Preview Day, Viking Summer Voyage, and other targeted activities that contribute to the college's student success and retention goals including outreach to local schools to promote student services.
  • Oversees and serves as a primary liaison and convener with secondary and four-year institution partners in the development of seamless career education pathways; leads, supports, informs, and facilitates the design, creation, and expansion of local and regional articulation development structures and agreements including concurrent enrollment, dual enrollment, early college, credit-by-exam, and academic support opportunities for secondary students.
  • Provide technical information and assistance to students, staff, faculty, administrators and others concerning outreach, dual enrollment and matriculation requirements, interpret policies and regulations and determine appropriate courses of action in complex circumstances.
  • Organize, coordinate and supervise the day-to-day activities and operations of high school outreach and early college initiatives year-round; develop, schedule, assign, direct, manage, review, monitor and evaluate program operations, activities, and staff to ensure efficient delivery of services to students; and assure program compliance with State regulations and District policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and reinforces administrative processes, customer service standards and work assignments. Develop work processes that facilitate attainment of established program goals and objectives.
  • Promote awareness of the college's outreach efforts and early college opportunities through advertising and marketing plans and materials, including flyers, websites, and other forms of communication.
  • Develops, plans, manages, tracks and maintains program budgets, accurate fiscal records, grants financial reports in compliance with governing policies and regulations; develops, plans, and implements program activities and deliverables in alignment and within budgets.
  • Serve on college and District committees, task forces and other work groups;
  • Develop and implement program objectives, service unit outcomes, assessment measures, policies and procedures; and assure consistency of goals, objectives, policies and procedures with those of the college and the district.
  • Perform complex multi-tasking duties that include interpreting and implementing federal and state regulations and District policies and procedures.
  • Work with Information Technology (IITS), Institutional Effectiveness and other District personnel on a continual basis to assist in improving processes; measure effectiveness, and provide the most accurate data to reporting agencies (e.g. California Community College Chancellor's Office).
  • Learn and effectively utilize various software systems for operations, reporting, and daily use that include but are not limited to PeopleSoft, word processing, database management and spreadsheet software applications for MIS reporting.
  • Expand on work being done with the Long Beach College Promise, Long Beach Unified, and CSU Long Beach and other community partners.
  • Make independent judgments within established guidelines.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing using interpersonal skills with tact, patience, and diplomacy.
  • Updates webpage content to ensure is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Participates in research of successful college/university student support programs to identify and apply best-practices and events used to support student onboarding and success.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned that support the objective of the position.

SUPERVISORY RELATIONSHIPSThis position reports to the Dean of Student Equity and supervises and evaluates assigned staff.

PERSONNELResponsible for recommending the hire, transfer, suspension, lay-off, promotion, assignment, discipline, training, professional development, assignment, direction and performance evaluation of assigned staff; administering collective bargaining agreements, employment and promotion selection procedures; and compliance with District policies, rules and regulations regarding personnel; evaluation of the performance of assigned staff, providing direction and assistance wherever a need for improvement is identified.



  • Possession of a master's degree, and
  • One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment.

College's fundamental requisite
Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


  • Three or more years of experience providing leadership in the areas of orientation, placement assessment, educational planning, or follow-up services for at-risk students
  • Effective oral and written communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State and institutional programs
  • Demonstrated ability to manage financial resources with a record of fiscal responsibility and accountability
  • Evidence of experience in the areas of organization, planning, development, staffing, budget management, evaluation, and supervision reasonably related to the administrative assignment
  • Practical and operational understanding of dual enrollment, outreach, and matriculation services
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and make timely, fair, and equitable decisions
  • Demonstrated advocacy for students and student needs.


  • Title 5 related to Matriculation and Dual Enrollment, SB1456, Student Equity and Achievement Program
  • Policies and objectives of assigned student support services programs and activities
  • Budget preparation and control
  • Community colleges in higher education, including the mission of the California Community College System
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.


  • Create goals, outcomes, and measurable metrics to assess outcomes as part of the planning process
  • Apply current and emerging information, networking, and instructional technologies
  • Apply and use effective interpersonal skills
  • Develop and evaluate plans to meet current and future needs for student success
  • Direct staff appropriately in developing best practices in a team work environment
  • Work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from multi-cultural backgrounds and promote access and equity; work cooperatively and coordinate projects with other administrators and staff to offer effective services to students
  • Interpret, apply, and effectively explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
  • Manage multiple projects while meeting schedules and timelines
  • Supervise and evaluate staff and faculty
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Create and give professional presentations to internal and external audiences


  • A valid California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance policy.

Additional Information

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTSLong Beach City College only considers complete applications for employment. All application materials must be electronically submitted and uploaded by the applicant by the application deadline. Applications are initially screened for completeness and State Minimum Qualifications. Complete applications are forwarded to the Department hiring committee for further review. A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES:

  • A Long Beach Community College District application
  • A cover letter outlining your education and experience relevant to this position
  • A list of five references, including current telephone numbers of both colleagues and supervisors
  • A current resume or CV
  • Complete transcripts of ALL lower and upper-division transcripts, showing school name, all college coursework, degree title and conferral date, for your BA/BS, MA/MS, or doctoral degrees. Transcripts can be official or unofficial and must be submitted as an attachment. The conferral date must be on or before the application deadline in order to meet Minimum Qualifications.
  • Transcripts from countries other than the United States must be evaluated by an agency that is a member of the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Service (NACES)

SELECTION PROCESS- Please be advised that all dates are tentative

  • Application deadline: 10/08/21 at 11:59 PM
  • Application screening: 10/11/21 - 10/22/21

Applications are initially screened for completeness and Minimum Qualifications.Complete applications are forwarded to the Department hiring committee for further review.

  • First level interview: Week of 11/01/21
  • Final interview: tentatively planned for Week of 11/15/21

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONSIndividuals who require reasonable accommodations in the Application or Examination Process in accordance with ADA should notify the Human Resources Office at least two days prior to the closing date, by calling (562) 938-4372. LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERThe Long Beach City College is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and equity-minded hiring practices. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunities and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

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