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Dean of Student Services and Enrollment

Company: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 25, 2023

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Position Information

Job Posting Title Dean of Student Services and Enrollment
Location Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College)
Department Location Student Services
Posting Number AE00741P
The Institution
Cosumnes River College ( CRC ) values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and empowers students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. CRC is a leader in innovative ideas and sustainable values. One of the four colleges of the Los Rios Community College District, Cosumnes River College seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about the impact of implicit bias in teaching and learning, and who implement culturally responsive teaching techniques and effective practices for engaging students.

Serving south Sacramento County and Elk Grove since 1970, CRC's main campus and its Elk Grove center provide a dynamic learning environment for more than 14,000ethnically and racially diverse students. One of the top ten most diverse two-year public colleges in the nation (noted in the Almanac of Higher Education, Fall 2015), CRC is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.

Our Strengths
CRC awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, Associate degrees for Transfer, Career Education certificates, and transfer credit for students who intend to continue their education at a four-year college or university. Our 200+ programs include automotive technology, radio, television and film, allied health, veterinary technology, and architecture and design technology, among others.

With a focus on improving completion outcomes for all students, programs like the Puente Project, Umoja DIOP Scholars, and Native American Higher Ed Resources, look to increase the number of Latinx, African-American, and Native American students who complete a degree, certificate and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Student support services and programs including CARE , EOPS , Enriched Scholars, and First-Year Experience enhance the ability of all students to complete college. CRC is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ).

Our Vision
CRC strives to be an exemplary and innovative community college that empowers students and employees to strengthen the cultural, social, economic, and environmental well-being of their communities.

Position Summary
Under general direction of the Chief Student Services Officer, the Dean of Enrollment and Student Services serves as a key equity leader charged with delivering service excellence with the focus on equitable outcomes to institution-wide enrollment, retention, persistence and completion efforts. The Dean oversees high school to college access programs, Outreach and Recruitment, Welcome Center, Admissions and Records, Veteran Services, International Students Services, TRIO Upward Bound Program. The Dean is responsible for coordinating CRC's online support services and incorporating higher education and community college best practices into the vision and strategy of the division.

Assignment Responsibilities
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing equity-centered leadership for the development of programs and services designed to assure student access, ease of entry and successful transition to college.
  • Organizing outreach plans, prospects outreach and follow-up for feeder schools and community agencies; designing and implementing a tracking and evaluation system to evaluate the progress of students from recruitment through enrollment.
  • Researching student success and retention systems; developing and coordinating implementation of effective student recruitment and retention plan.
  • Directing the development, improvement and expansion of high school to college transition programs; provides faculty training; collaborating with instructional and student services leaders to assure student services are appropriately integrated with instruction.
  • Providing leadership in developing and implementing a dual enrollment program.
  • Directing the development, implementation, and evaluation activities related to articulation with secondary schools.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures both online and in-person; identifying opportunities for improvement; implementing improvements.
  • Ensuring and maintaining accurate budget records, tracking program funding allocations and expenditures to ensure compliance with legal mandates, and maintaining appropriate records for responsible programs including management information system ( MIS ) data.
  • Expanding the scope of services and activities available for Veterans and their families; developing partnerships with veteran-serving external agencies.
  • Providing leadership to enhance the use of technology and developing innovative technology solutions in all assigned areas, including degree audit.
  • Selecting, developing, motivating, and evaluating assigned personnel; providing and coordinating staff training; working with employees towards improvement, when necessary.
  • Responding to and resolving student inquires and complaints.
  • May be assigned to serve as the college's Grievance Officer, Conduct Officer or Title IX Officer based upon divisional assignment and incumbent will act in accordance with all Los Rios, state and federal regulations and policies specific to the associated review and investigative processes.
  • Coordinating with the Public Information Officer in the production of outreach, recruitment and other materials and messages for students and the community.
  • Maintaining liaison with community agencies, schools, special programs and interest groups; participating in community affairs/events, as feasible.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

    Work Year 12 month
    Work Schedule
    The assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus hours.

    Total Hrs per Week/Day
    Special Requirements
    Minimum Qualifications
  • Have a master's degree in any field. All degrees must be from an accredited institution completed by January 1, 2023.
  • Have one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.
  • Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.

    NOTE :
    Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators' in California Community Colleges which can be found at the California Community Colleges website then "Minimum Qualifications Handbook".

    Application Instructions
    Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
  • Los Rios Community College District Application
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial transcripts of college/university work

    NOTES :
    • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
    • Applicants indicating "see resume" on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
    • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
    • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
    • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
    • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
    • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
    • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .

      Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

      Physical Demands
      Salary $151,276 per year LRCCD Salary Schedules
      Additional Salary Information Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

      Posting Detail Information

      Posting Date 12/22/2022
      Closing Date 01/30/2023
      Open Continuously No
      Beginning and/or Ending Dates
      Full-time, Educational Administrative Position.
      Beginning on (or about) April 13, 2023.

      How and where to apply
      Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST , Monday through Friday.

      After hour inquiries should be emailed to Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

      Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

      For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the COVID Vaccine Requirements informational page.

      Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for a face-to-face interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses. For candidate travel reimbursement information, click here .

      Administrative positions may be subject to the District's Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


      Supplemental Questions

      Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
    • * Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?
      • Yes
      • No
      • * I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form and attach the completed form to your application.
        • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
        • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
        • No answer
        • * I acknowledge and agree that I have read, that I understand and I meet the minimum qualifications for this position. I understand that I am required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position, within 60 days from the time of hire. I also understand that individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations
          • No
          • Yes
          • * Please copy and paste the the link - - into a web browser. Read and review the CRC Statement concerning the value of cultural competence and choose the appropriate response. I have reviewed the CRC Statement Concerning the Value of Cultural Competence:
            • Yes
            • No
            • * Considering this specific position that you are applying to - where/how did you learn about this position?
              • College Department
              • CareerBuilder
              • Chronicle of Higher Ed
              • Community College Registry Online Job Board
              • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
              • LRCCD Resource Group - Comunidad
              • Craigslist
              • D'Primeramano Magazine
              • EdJoin
              • Facebook (Campaign)
              • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
              • Glassdoor
              • Greater Sacramento Urban League
              • Handshake
              • HigheredJobs
              • Indeed
              • Job Sites
              • Job Journal
              • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
              • LinkedIn
              • Los Rios Community College District Employee
              • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
              • Los Rios Community College District Website
              • LRCCD Resource Group - Asian Pacific Islander Legacy (API)
              • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
              • LRCCD Resource Group - Native American Collaborative (NAC)
              • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
              • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
              • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
              • Sacramento Builders Exchange
              • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
              • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
              • Sacramento Works
              • The HUB
              • ZipRecruiter
              • Other
                Applicant Documents
                Required Documents
              • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
              • Letter of Interest
              • Unofficial Transcript 1 Optional Documents
              • P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
              • Employee Request for Transfer Form
              • Unofficial Transcript 2
              • Unofficial Transcript 3
              • Unofficial Transcript 4
              • Unofficial Transcript 5
              • Foreign Transcript Evaluation

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