Dean of Student Services: Resources and Support Programs

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Employer
Copper Mountain Community College District
Location
Joshua Tree, CA
Posted
Dec 27, 2022
Closes
Jan 31, 2023
Ref
802415328
Position Type
Dean
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Community College
Position Description

Under the direction of the Chief Student Services Officer provide day-to-day administration and leadership for student resources and support programs; coordinate with staff, faculty, and administration on planning, program development and review, budgeting, and evaluation of student services staff and faculty; coordinate planning and development of functions within the assigned program areas; and perform other duties as assigned.

BE SURE TO UPLOAD THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS LISTED BELOW OR YOUR APPLICATION MAY NOT BE CONSIDERED

Required Attachments:

In order for your application to be considered you must attach:
  • A current and complete resume or CV highlighting educational, professional, and applicable experiences.
  • College transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is a requirement of the position (student copies are acceptable for application purposes but official transcripts will be required if hired).
  • A cover letter.

Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are typical of those performed by employees in this job title; however, employees may perform other related duties, and not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each employee in the job title.
  • Provide leadership and direction for student resources and support programs including but not limited to: Financial Aid, Basic Needs, Mental Health, ACCESS, EOPS/CARE, CalWORKs, and Foster Youth, with a commitment to student-centered and equity-minded service; collaborating closely with faculty and staff to achieve student success goals and initiatives.
  • Hire, supervise, evaluate, and provide training for staff and faculty under supervision.
  • Develop policies and procedures that better assist students and eliminates barriers in obtaining services.
  • Direct implementation and provide leadership for program development, program review, program assessment, department scheduling, and facility management within the department areas of supervision.
  • Participate in the development, maintenance, and implementation of policies and procedures for the District.
  • Interpret and comply with pertinent federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
  • Handle sensitive and complex employee/employer issues consistently and professionally.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships and communication with community based organizations, colleges, universities, local school districts, as well as state, local, and federal agencies for areas of supervision.
  • Participate in community activities and represent the college and student service programs to the community and the general public.
  • Serves as administrator for student discipline and student conduct in program areas of supervision. Administers disciplinary action as appropriate.
  • Receive student and faculty complaints; conduct follow-up as appropriate following established processes and policies; and ensure that the Chief Student Services Officer is informed of these concerns, as appropriate, in a timely manner.
  • Oversee departmental budgets and reporting, and authorize expenditures.
  • Oversee yearly award policy, student budget, and academic progress policy and coordinate disbursement schedule with accounting.
  • Monitor the accuracy of the financial aid verification process; examine, analyze and assess student/parent federal tax forms, W-2s, and other income documents.
  • Exercise professional judgment in sensitive financial aid situations.
  • Provide technical assistance and information to employees and students regarding interpretation of regulations and policy for financial aid.
  • Oversee federal loan program and procedures in accordance with the state and federal regulations;
  • Evaluate the eligibility for federal, state, and campus based aid; oversee awarding and verification procedures.
  • Chair or serve on various college committees and participate in professional organizations as appropriate to assignment.
  • Participate in the District's accreditation reports and processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

Minimum:
  • Masters Degree from an accredited college.
  • One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience related to the administrative assignment
  • Demonstrated evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic background and ability of community college students.

Desirable:
  • Three years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of education, preferably at the community college level.
  • Demonstrated experience in student services and staff development at the community college level.
  • Experience in evaluation of student services personnel and programs.
  • Ability to initiate, develop and coordinate new policies, concepts and procedures in an academic environment.
  • Knowledge of budget development and budget administration.
  • Familiarity with FAFSA and knowledge of Federal and State regulations regarding Financial Aid.
  • Familiarity with FERPA, Title IX, California Education Code, and Title V Regulations.

Supplemental Information

Professional Characteristics:
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a group and individual setting, and develop positive working relationships across all constituency groups.
  • A collaborative management style that can be applicable to staff at all organizational levels and to students.
  • Demonstrated skill in team building, particularly with staff in multiple service areas.
  • Ability to analyze data and information from diverse sources to create comprehensive educational services policies and plans.
  • Ability to provide appropriate interpretation of federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Personal Attributes:
  • Integrity, credibility, and high standards of professional conduct.
  • Responsive, accessible, and committed to collegial relations.
  • A leadership style that is creative, collaborative, productive, and outcome oriented.

Working Conditions:
  • Academic leadership role in community college participatory governance process.
  • Challenging office environment providing support to students, faculty, classified employees and community members.
  • Frequent interaction with local, state and federal agencies.

Tentative Timeline:

Committee screening will take place one to two weeks from the closing date.

First interviews held two to three weeks from expected closing date.
  • All dates are subject to change based on availability

Required Attachments:

In order for your application to be considered you must attach:
  • A current and complete resume or CV highlighting educational, professional, and applicable experiences.
  • College transcripts from an accredited college or university if education is a requirement of the position (student copies are acceptable for application purposes but official transcripts will be required if hired).
  • A cover letter.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: Copper Mountain College is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity for all persons and to provide educational and employment opportunities free from discrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, gender identification, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disabilities, and other physical or verbal conduct. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the School District's Title IX Officer and/or Section 504/ADA Coordinator.