Posted on Apr 5, 2021 by Kern Community College District (KCCD)
This position will manage the implementation of the Federal Title V Hispanic Serving Institutions grant focusing on Hispanic students and STEM majors. Provide leadership in completing the goals of the grant, generating professional development opportunities, and oversee the preparation of required fiscal and technical reports for the program. Develops and implements continual assessment plans to ensure monitoring of grant goals and objectives including working with external evaluator.
The Program Director is responsible to the assigned Vice President or assigned supervisor, and has broad accountability, within the participatory governance framework, for planning, directing and evaluating assigned functions associated with maintaining quality academic and student services programs.
Examples of Duties:
Interpret and administer District policy regarding assigned program(s).
Interpret and administer College policy with respect to student centered educational services. Plan, implement, and evaluate short and long-range strategies, goals, and objectives related to assigned program(s).
Review, assess and evaluate assigned programs and services; recommend and implement approved plans and policies to facilitate and improve outcomes, operations and programs within areas of responsibility.
Provide leadership in generating staff development opportunities for support staff.
Provide assistance in recruitment, selection, orientation, and evaluation of support staff in assigned program(s).
Supervise and coordinate department planning and operations; personnel supervision, including development and evaluation of all support staff.
Develop, implement, and monitor the annual plans and budgets expenditures.
Act as liaison with District, State, and federal governing bodies regarding assigned programs and practices.
Market the College and assigned programs to the College community and the general public.
Serve on College and District committees as appropriate.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Education and Experience
Master's degree in an academic area related to assignment.
Five years of Full time experience in administration, including at least three years of leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Knowledge and Abilities
State and Federal codes, statutes and regulations that govern California community college student developmental and instructional services (or their equivalents) including:
Pertinent sections of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations pertaining to student developmental, curriculum and institutional services.
Pertinent sections of California Education Code.
California State Chancellor's Office (Systems Office) legal opinions and advisories.
Federal regulations pertaining to the Family Educational Rights and Protection Act.
Microsoft Office Word/Excel
Principles of student development administration at the community college level; leadership and management principles and techniques.
The mission of the California Community College; community college and instructional programs, regulations and policies; principles of employer employee relations; and principles in the administration of personnel services.
Computer operations/data processing systems.
Accounting, budgeting and fiscal reporting.
Work as part of a management team dedicated to collaboration and the college goal of integrating instruction and/or student services as a way to create and maintain a supportive student-learning environment.
Exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving in an environment of shared governance
Use effective written communication, including reporting and funding proposal reports, etc.
Effectively interact with persons of diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.
Apply legal and policy provisions to various problems consistently and correctly.
Establish and maintain cooperative and helping working relations with students, staff and community agencies to meet the needs of students.
Set up alerts to get notified of new vacancies.