Post Date: 03/29/2018
Close Date: 12/31/2018
Dean of Student Development - Cascade Campus
Portland Community College
Requisition Number: 09370
Location: Cascade Campus
Address: 705 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR
Hours of Work: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
Position Status: Management; Level O; Full-time; Exempt
Starting Salary Range: Minimum $97,319 to range mid-point of $119,217. Placement generally will not exceed the mid-point, based on qualifications, experience and internal equity. (Full Range is $97,319 to $141,113)
Job Close Date: For best consideration apply by April 24, 2018
Portland Community College is seeking a Dean of Student Development for the Cascade Campus. We are looking for a leader who brings a holistic approach, and demonstrates the ability to build and sustain a culture of collaboration and inclusion, in support of equitable student success. In this role, it will be critical for you to establish a shared vision among the on-campus programs and individual centers serving Cascade Campus, and bring strategy and thoughtful advocacy at the district-level.
The official responsibilities of the Dean of Student Development are to provide campus, district, and state leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating student service programs, as well as overseeing the student support programs, such as identity-based retention centers, career services, student care and conduct, and TRIO programs, at Cascade Campus. An extremely important part of this role at PCC is to bring a student centered priority and advocacy, a passion for inspiring learning, and an understanding of the unique aspects of the needs of community college students, to the administration of these critical programs. You will utilize your knowledge of the teaching and learning process, including assessment of learning outcomes and program evaluation, on a daily basis, coupled with a deep understanding of the value of diversity and intercultural competency, and a strong social justice lens, to impact the lives and equitable success of our students.
Intended Recruitment Timeline:
March 27 - Job Announcement Published
April 24 - Deadline for Preferred Applications
Week of May 14 - Semi-Finalist Video Interviews
Weeks of May 28 and June 4 - Finalist On-Campus Interviews
Typical Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Provides District and state leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating student service programs.
- Oversees operating units on campus that provide student support such as counseling, career planning and placement, tutoring and cooperative education.
- Advocates for students and student service programs that promote retention and student success.
- Administers student disciplinary procedures.
- Assists in securing grant and foundation funding for new and existing student service programs.
- Supervises managers, division faculty, academic professionals, classified staff, technical/support, and/or student staff. Evaluates and oversees the development of professional development plans and goals for assigned areas of responsibility in accordance with good management practices, District policies, and collective bargaining agreements. Hires, evaluates, trains, disciplines and recommends dismissal of staff as necessary.
- Provides primary leadership in guiding, planning, implementing, evaluating, and modifying programs, processes, and operations related to assigned areas of responsibility; interprets and applies federal and state mandated guidelines. Plans, implements, administers, and evaluates related programs, projects, and services impacting the college.
- Establishes, monitors, evaluates, and modifies processes, procedures, and/or standards, ensuring alignment with the College's mission, values, goals, and objectives, as well as all local, state, and federal laws and regulations. Monitors programs to ensure compliance with applicable accrediting bodies.
- Serves as a liaison to applicable external agencies and industries, community partners, the general public, internal departments, and applicable educational institutions representing the College with respect to academic and/or student service programs, processes, and procedures.
- Participates on various committees, including a variety of leadership groups and teams.
- Provides leadership in problem-solving and promoting operational systems improvement.
- Develops, implements, and directs the expansion of programs in support of District goals and objectives.
- Leads the development and management of budgets in assigned areas of responsibility; strategizes, anticipates, and secures resources for programs and operational improvements.
- Advises and responds to questions from College departments and external agencies regarding complex issues or policies impacting assigned programs and services. Investigates, addresses and resolves problems, grievances, and complaints related to conduct issues of faculty and/or students.
- Positions in this classification may perform all or some of the responsibilities above and all positions perform other related duties as assigned.
To be considered for this position, your application materials must show how you meet the following requirements:
Note: Experience requirements use full-time equivalent
Master's Degree and eight years progressively responsible college administration experience in student services, enrollment, or instruction.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Leadership and managerial principles;
Budgeting principles and practices;
Contract management principles and practices;
Conflict mediation principles and practices;
Public relations principles;
Strategic management principles and practices;
Program management and development principles;
Higher education principles and practices.
Directing and providing leadership to subordinate staff;
Providing strategic leadership;
Planning, implementing, improving, and evaluating broad-based programs, policies, and procedures;
Directing the development and management of budgets;
Assisting in the administration of campus operations;
Evaluating assigned programmatic area for compliance with applicable regulations and accreditation requirements;
Speaking in public;
Evaluating research to identify potential solutions, resolve problems, or provide information;
Working with diverse academic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff;
Utilizing computer technology for communication, data gathering and reporting activities;
Communicating effectively through oral and written mediums.
These qualifications and characteristics are critical to success in this important role at PCC. Please be prepared to attach a "Required Questions" document that describes how you meet each of the following:
1. Demonstrated knowledge and successful application of student development theory and higher education practices, including areas of compliance, to support equitable student success outcomes (e.g., Title IX, FERPA, ADA, student conduct, and retention practices).
2. Demonstrated advocacy for needs of marginalized students; including success identifying and interrupting system/systemic barriers.
3. Commitment to community engagement and responsiveness to community needs through identifying opportunities for collaboration, building partnerships, and leveraging resources.
4. Demonstrated ability to communicate across difference and utilize interpersonal and intercultural dialogue to push forward campus and college efforts of equity, inclusion, and diversity.
5. Experience leading and managing employees within a post-secondary education setting, including hiring, evaluation, staff development and training, and effective conflict resolution.
6. Demonstrate facility with, and understanding value of, using data for decision-making and planning.
Additional Posting Information:
To apply for this position, please submit:
1. Responses to the Required Questions(attach document)* - describing how you meet the Preferred Qualifications.
1. Completed online application
2. Cover Letter (attach document)*
3. Current Resume (attach document)*
* When you apply for the position, you will be given an opportunity to attach the above documents. They may be attached in either "Microsoft Word" or ".pdf" formats.
Applicants selected for further consideration may be asked to complete a supplemental questionnaire.
Notes to Applicant:
- Upon hire candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for all degrees earned.
- Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass a criminal background check as a condition of employment.
- Portland Community College will hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to complete the designated Immigration Service Employers Verification I-9 form.
- As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
Documents that must be associated with this posting:
Responses to Required Questions
Documents which can be associated with this posting:
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
How to Apply
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As an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity institution, PCC is actively seeking qualified minorities, women, disabled veterans, veterans and individuals with disabilities to enhance its work force and to reflect the diversity of its student body. Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.
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