Dean of Instruction - Grants
Certificated Administrator Position
Application Closing Date: Open until filled, priority consideration date of Monday, August 19, 2013
The District believes in a close relationship among students, faculty, staff and the community. The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and has made a commitment to the principles of equal opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. The District encourages applications from all qualified applicants.
Under the direction of the Vice President of Instruction at Taft College, oversee and manage grant-supported instructional and student success work, including: planning, implementation and evaluation of college’s instructional grants; grant writing and program/resource development; training, supervision and evaluation of assigned personnel.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily.
• Work collaboratively across the college with faculty, administration and staff.
• Facilitate the development and implementation of a shared understanding of and vision for the role of grant-funded work.
• Coordinate, align, implement and assess the outcomes of grant-funded activities.
• Ensure the ongoing alignment of grant-funded activities with the college’s mission, vision, strategic plan, educational master plan and student success objectives.
• Oversee and document compliance with federal, state and grant-specific regulations and requirements.
• Lead in the exploration and development of new grant-funded instructional initiatives.
• Develop resources to assist faculty in the development, implementation and assessment of performance goals and other accountability measures.
• Prepare and present data as appropriate, including working with staff on comprehensive descriptive reports, statistical analyses, predictive analytics
• Provide for needed procedures to assure submission of required instructional reports, such as grade and attendance rosters and other instructional data and reports as required.
• Serve on college councils, task forces, committees and ad hoc groups, both internal and external, as required to represent the Office of Instruction and to move towards meeting the grant-funded goals and objectives of the college.
• Maintain positive public relations within the larger community and with partner colleges.
• Coordinate management information systems (MIS) needs for grants, working closely with MIS staff and administrators to support reporting and data management capabilities.
• Provide for publicity and informational needs relating to grant-funded work, including the preparation, publication and dissemination of grant outcomes, program information.
• Orient, train, supervise, advise, and support assigned personnel with regard to assuring efficient and effective performance of grant-funded activities.
• Prepare and monitor budgets; prepare justifications and recommendations; assure maintenance of budgetary documentation according to established policies and procedures.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.
A Master’s degree or the equivalent AND two (2) years of combined formal training, internship or leadership experience related to the administrative assignment.
ANTICIPATED STARTING COMPENSATION
Starting at $90,787.00 to $117,094.00 based upon education and experience. The successful applicant will be offered a starting salary within this range commensurate with qualifications and experience.
ANTICIPATED START DATE
This position will remain open until filled.
To be assured full consideration, completed application packets should be in the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013. Application materials must be mailed, hand delivered, or e-mailed. E-mails must be followed by original documents. All application packets that are complete at that time will be forwarded to the screening committee. Incomplete applications may not be reviewed.
To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials:
1. District administrative application
2. A letter of application that describes why you are interested in the position and how your breadth of experience has prepared you for this position.
3. A current resume.
4. Three (3) letters of recommendation, current within the last three (3) years, that addresses your professional and interpersonal skills.
For more information and to apply, visit http://www.taftcollege.edu or from the Human Resources Department by calling 661-763-7805.
Send all application materials to:
Human Resources Department
29 Emmons Park Drive
Taft, CA 93268
Telephone: (661) 763-7805
Current employees must provide documentation and materials in the same manner and degree of detail as any other applicant.