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Director, NOCE Basic Skills and Support Programs

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3). Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications. The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer. To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”. All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists. NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10. Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees. Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Position Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Director, Basic Skills and Support Programs

Position Information

Job Title Director, NOCE Basic Skills and Support Programs
Position Number SCM978
Location North Orange Continuing Education - Cypress Campus
Department Basic Skills & HS Diploma Program
Percentage of Employment 100%
Months of Employment 12 Months Per Year
Work Schedule Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Primary Purpose

Under the direction of the Provost, North Orange Continuing Education, this position is responsible for performing a variety of administrative and supervisory duties related to the functions and activities of the North Orange Continuing Education Basic Skills/High School Diploma programs.

Essential Functions

Examples of essential functions are interpreted as being descriptive and not restrictive in nature.

Job Description

Provides leadership in the administration of the North Orange Continuing Education Basic Skills/High School Diploma programs, including resource development and personnel management, in accordance with laws, regulations, District policy and collective bargaining agreements.

Formulates and develops program plans, goals and objectives, including staffing, facilities, curriculum and educational philosophy; assures consistency of plans with other North Orange Continuing Education and District plans.

Plans and coordinates course offerings; develops and prepares instructor schedules and room assignments; visits program sites and classrooms to monitor and evaluate program effectiveness; assists in the preparation of the catalogue, class schedules, and other public information materials for assigned programs.

Supervises the planning, development and recommendation of new courses; reviews standing courses and recommends deletion of courses no longer appropriate to the curriculum; maintains current course outlines to accurately reflect the instruction program.

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 and files regarding programs, operations, and activities.

Determines appropriate equipment and supplies for the instructional area in accordance with established policies; submits textbook lists and requests for supplementary materials, audio-visual and other instructional resources.

Directs the preparation and maintenance of detailed and comprehensive records, reports and files related to program personnel, facilities and activities; ensures the collection, recording and reporting of required student enrollment data.

Conducts outreach activities and serves as a liaison with local high schools and community agencies to promote program enrollment and effectiveness.

Maintains communication with District and North Orange Continuing Education administrators, faculty members and classified staff to resolve conflicts and issues, exchange information and coordinate program activities.

Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.

Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate staff development programs and activities for faculty and staff; provides orientation for new employees.

Organizes, attends or chairs a variety of administrative and staff meetings as required; serves on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinates programs and services as appropriate with other District and college personnel.

Maintains current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to assigned programs; learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Performs related duties as assigned.

In addition to the essential functions, the Director, NOCE Basic Skills and Support Programs may participate in the development and administration of supplemental grants related to assigned programs.

Working Relationships

The Director, NOCE Basic Skills and Support Programs maintains frequent contact with North Orange Continuing Education and District administration, faculty and staff.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of state education code and requirements including Title 5

Knowledge of research project policies, procedures and practices, including data collection and analysis

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Knowledge of record keeping procedures

Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance

Knowledge of appropriate software and databases

Ability to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements

The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications

Possession of a master’s degree in education, educational administration or teaching;

Management experience in postsecondary education;

Experience with educational program development and administration;

Experience in teaching interdisciplinary subjects to a diverse population.

Working Conditions

Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long period at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.

Salary Range $111,121-$140,603 Annually

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 201538P
Open Date 12/21/2017
Close Date 02/09/2018
Special Instructions Summary

The minimum required number of references for this position is three (3).

Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit http://www.nocccd.edu/policies-and-procedures to view the administrative procedures – AP 7120-10.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at http://www.nocccd.edu/minimum-qualifications for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Describe your experience, training, and/or education which demonstrates your understanding and sensitivity to diversity.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • CalJobs
    • CCC Registry
    • Cypress College
    • Employee Referral
    • Fullerton College
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Human Resources
    • Indeed
    • Insidehighered.com
    • Monster
    • NOCCCD Website
    • OC Register
    • North Orange Continuing Education
    • Other (list below)
  5. Other, please specify.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Undergraduate transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
  4. Graduate transcripts with degree posted (may be unofficial)
Optional Documents
  1. NACES Evaluation of Foreign Degree