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Director, NOCE Adult Education Block Grant Consortium

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position is categorically funded and exists based on the availability of funds. If funds cease to be available, the District may, at its discretion, implement a reduction in force that could result in the elimination of the position. 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. 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, Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG)

Position Information

Job Title Director, NOCE Adult Education Block Grant Consortium
Position Number SCM973
Location North Orange Continuing Education - Anaheim Campus
Department NOCE Provost's Office Administration
Percentage of Employment 100%
Months of Employment 12 Months/Year
Work Schedule Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and week-ends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)
Primary Purpose

POSITION IS CATEGORICALLY FUNDED

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 Adult Education Block Grant and other assigned programs or projects.

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 Adult Education Block Grant (AEBG) strategies and related projects, including resource development and personnel management, in accordance with laws, regulations, District policy and collective bargaining agreements.

Provides research and analysis of current needs and service gaps for adult education within the North Orange County Region. Facilitates leveraging available regional resources to improve student access to local workforce investment areas.

Facilitates the development of plans for the North Orange County Regional Consortium for Adult Education (NOCRC) members by integrating their programs and services and designing seamless transitions into postsecondary education and workforce.

Develops the plans, goals and objectives related to the AEBG strategies, including staffing and facilities; ensures consistency of plans and their implementation with the AEBG requirements and other North Orange Continuing Education and District plans.

Monitors the implementation of the AEBG plans and ensures the evaluation of their effectiveness; prepares public information materials for assigned projects.

Develops and prepares the annual preliminary budgets for assigned projects; 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 assigned projects in accordance with established policies.

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

Serves as a liaison for all NOCRC members, community partners, and other stakeholders. Represents NOCRC at regional and state venues.

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

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

Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate staff development 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 theories and new technologies pertinent to assigned projects; learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Demonstrates 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 Adult Education Block Grant Consortium may participate in the development and administration of supplemental grants related to assigned projects.

Working Relationships

The Director, NOCE Adult Education Block Grant Consortium 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 postsecondary institutions.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least one (1) 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 a field related to education, leadership, or educational administration

Management experience in education (minimum 2 years) including team-building, mentorship, marketing, and program advocacy

Experience with educational program development and administration,specifically in capacity- building, fostering engagement, and cultivating innovation

Experience with creating financial reports at local and state levels

Experience leading multi-agency groups to reach consensus in long and short term planning

Working Conditions

Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods 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 201541P
Open Date 01/17/2018
Close Date 03/02/2018
Special Instructions Summary

This position is categorically funded and exists based on the availability of funds. If funds cease to be available, the District may, at its discretion, implement a reduction in force that could result in the elimination of the position.

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.

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
    • School of 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
  2. Additional Transcripts I
  3. Additional Transcripts II