Under the direction of the Vice President, Academic Services, the Dean, Academic Services (Educational Support Services/Language and Communication Studies) will provide leadership, direction and administrative responsibility to a diverse and comprehensive academic services area charged with promoting and delivering programs and services that enhance student success. The dean has the primary responsibility to build, maintain, and expand the instructional support programs, Educational Support Services, Learning Resource Center and Language and Communication Studies Division. The dean will collaborate with academic departments, student services departments, faculty, and staff to support student success and completion in degrees, certificates and/or transfer to four-year institutions. The dean supervises administrators, staff, faculty and student tutors and manages comprehensive educational support services on all three campuses. The dean will provide leadership for the District’s Strategic Plan initiative to improve the rate at which students complete degrees, certificates and transfer objectives by integrating and aligning peer academic support programs. The dean manages programs and grants and ensures compliance with applicable laws, statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures connected to funding sources supervised by this position.
Areas of responsibility include:
Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Sequoias Community College District provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career, and technical programs for our students. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, who are dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, and who have a passion for student success.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITY
Sequoias Community College District is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and values candidates who have the ability to serve students from diverse academic, cultural, socioeconomic, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds, as well as those students who have been historically underrepresented in higher education. Sequoias Community College District seeks to promote and maintain an environment that is built on mutual respect and free from discrimination by employing staff who are equity-minded, collegial, and guided by their dedication to helping students achieve their educational goals. Ideal candidates will share the Sequoias Community College Districts’ commitment to be knowledgeable about and implement equitable learning and teaching methods appropriate to serve students from all backgrounds, demographics and experiences.Job Duties
Any combination equivalent to:
Note: If you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position (in either education or experience) but feel you possess qualifications that are equivalent to the minimum qualifications, please write a one-page summary explaining your position and submit as a “supplemental attachment” within the “Attachment” section of this application.
Licenses and Other Requirements:
Knowledge and Abilities
To be considered applicants must submit ALL of the following required material before or by the filing deadline:
For questions regarding this position, please contact Linda Reis at [email protected] or (559) 730-3867.
The Sequoias Community College District is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to prohibiting unlawful discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, ancestry, age (40 and above), religious creed, religion, political belief or affiliation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, mental or physical disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, childbirth, breastfeeding/lactation status, medical condition, military and veteran status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
College of the Sequoias does not sponsor H-1B Visas