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Acting Dean of Counseling and Guided Pathways
LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
Los Angeles City College
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
ACTING DEAN OF COUNSELING AND GUIDED PATHWAYS
DEADLINE DATE TO FILE: February 17, 2024
LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE
Founded in 1929, Los Angeles City College (LACC) is the oldest of the nine colleges that make up the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD), the largest community college district in the world. The campus is in the heart of Los Angeles, minutes from Hollywood and Downtown and conveniently adjacent to major freeway arteries and public transportation including the MTA and Metro. LACC is culturally rich with one of the most ethnically, ideologically and age diverse student bodies in the country. It is this diversity that drives LACC's long tradition of innovation and responsiveness to the changing needs of the times and its more than 17,000 students. Our programs range from serving the traditional transfer students to career training, adult career advancement, cultural integration and personal enrichment. Courses are offered during the day, evening, on weekends, via online and through other specialized tracks.
Under the direction of the Vice President of Student Services, this position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and supervisory duties related to the functions and activities of the college student support services and programs. The Dean of Counseling and Guided Pathways is responsible for providing leadership, vision, direction, coordination of counseling (general and online), coordination of student services technology, day-to-day supervision of staff and programs, including evaluation of the College's student success programs and services, the Counseling Department, Guided Pathways, University Transfer, Puente, Upward Bound, Dream Resource Center, and other appropriate programs/areas as assigned.
The Dean will also train, supervise, direct and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel; participate in selection and hiring processes. The Dean will supervise and work closely with the chair of counseling. The Dean provides leadership for planning, development, coordination, supervision, and evaluation of all counseling services, including academic planning, course curriculum development, career development, job placement, transfer preparation, articulation and other categorically and federally funded programs. The Dean will plan, implement and supervise the assessment, orientation, follow-up, research, training and evaluation of several components of the College's matriculation processes. The assignment also includes, but is not limited to, the appropriate related responsibilities for the integration of student services and instruction that support student success. The Dean will assist in fostering a culture of transfer and guide the campus in creating systemic change in the college to meet the needs of underprepared students.
In addition, the Dean will guide planning for all Student Success initiatives including Guided Pathways.
Formulate and develops long and short-range goals and strategic plans for assigned programs and services, including staffing, facilities, curriculum and educational philosophy; assures consistency of plans with other college and District plans.
Ensure that programs and services under the Dean's supervision meets the needs of a diverse student population, promotes equitable outcomes, complies with all state and federal regulations, complies with the budget goals of the college and the district, and promotes the mission of the college and district.
Develops and prepares the annual preliminary budgets for assigned programs; monitors and controls budget expenditures; directs the preparation and maintenance of detailed and comprehensive reports, records files regarding personnel, facilities, programs, operations and activities.
Collaborate with the Dean of Research and Institutional Effectiveness to prepare and conduct divisional and or institutional research reports for program review, accreditation, student learning and program unit outcomes.
MINIMUM DEGREE QUALIFICATIONS:
All degrees mush be from U.S. Department of Education recognized accredited institutions.
The minimum qualifications shall be both of the following:
Health: A medical certificate indicating fitness to engage in administrative work is required for new employees at the applicant's expense after selection and before employment.
Pursuant to LACCD Board of Trustee's Policy 2900, all students and employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. LACCD employees are required to provide their vaccination status in compliance with the LACCD Board of Trustees' policy. Newly hired employees will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to starting a position or, at the latest, by their position start date.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Salary and Benefits
Salary ranges from $166,752 to $195,792 annually. The selected candidate will be placed on the salary schedule dependent on the evaluation of experience and professional preparation. The doctoral differential is $5,940 annually. An excellent benefit package that includes medical, vision, dental, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents.
1. A college selection committee will review all completed and approved applications received. The committee screening will involve an evaluation of the candidate's qualifications in the areas of training, experience, and personal fitness as determined from the application package and recommendations from referents.
2. Selected candidates will be invited for an interview following the committee screening.
3. Based upon the committee recommendation, finalists will interview with the president and vice president, who will make the final selection.
FILING AN APPLICATION:
Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments. All materials submitted will become property of LACC. After review of application materials by the selection committee, candidates will be contacted only if selected for interviews.
Application materials are not accepted by faxes, walk-ins, postal mail and e-mail. A complete online application and related materials must be submitted by the application deadline (even if you have previously applied or worked for the LACCD).
In order for your application to be completed successfully, please read the job announcement and upload all the required materials. You need to edit your application and documents you uploaded before you submit them to the system. You will not be allowed to change your application information after you have applied for this position. Make sure the documents you are uploading are not bigger than 9 MB; if they are you will need to reduce the documents size.
Please go to: https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=6&c=laccd to file the application.
To be considered for this position qualified candidates must submit all of the following documents:
1. Cover letter
3. Copies of transcript(s) from accredited institutions with the degree and year granted posted on the transcript. Official transcripts are required if invited to the final interview. Documentation from an approved foreign transcript evaluator is required for degrees received from other countries. You can obtain a listing of approved foreign evaluation agencies at the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing https://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/foreign-transcript-evaluation-(cl-635)
4. A list of references including the names, titles, address, telephone numbers and e-mail of individuals who can assess the candidate's qualifications for the position.
The completed application package and required documentation must be submitted by 4:30PM February 17, 2024. Immediate filing is recommended. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Alen Andriassian at (323) 953-4000 ext. 2460 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Hiring will depend on availability of funding. The district does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to interviews.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days' prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested. For more information, please visit www.laccd.edu/ada
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)
It is the policy of the LACCD to provide an educational, employment and business environment free from all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, Ethnic Group Identification, ancestry, religion, creed, sex or gender (including sexual harassment), pregnancy, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related), sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, perceived to be in a protected category or associated with those in protected category and veteran status.
Los Angeles Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
To apply, visit https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=6&id=1810
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