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Mon Feb 03 2014

Jobs: Applied Ling: Dean of Language Arts, San Mateo County Community College District

Editor for this issue: Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 31-Jan-2014
From: Human Resources <noemailsjobelephant.com>
Subject: Applied Linguistics: Dean of Language Arts, San Mateo County Community College District, California, USA
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University or Organization: San Mateo County Community College District
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Dean of Language Arts

Job Rank: Dean of Language Arts

Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics


**This position has been filled.

The following disciplines report to the Dean of Language Arts: English and Literature, English as a Second Language, Film History, Foreign Language (Chinese and Spanish), Reading, and Speech Communication.       

1. Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited institution
2. One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment
3. Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
4. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with District and College administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the public.

Desirable Skills and Abilities:
1. Successful teaching experience in a discipline that is taught in the Language Arts Division and demonstrated appreciation for the other disciplines taught in the Division.
2. Evidence of ability to provide leadership that inspires, encourages autonomy, and provides guidance to faculty and staff.
3. Evidence of involvement, initiative, and leadership in instructional activities.
4. Ability to develop, organize, and coordinate diverse instructional programs to achieve College and Division goals.
5. Ability to elicit and coordinate recommendations from division faculty and staff, and ability to represent effectively the division and its goals at college and district levels.
6. Ability to recognize, respond to, and encourage innovative practices.
7. Ability to facilitate the development and administration of faculty and staff hiring, curriculum, budget, staff development, and performance evaluation.
8. Ability to manage the Division office and other support services to assist faculty, staff and students.
9. Demonstrated ability to communicate and problem solve effectively with district and college administrators, faculty, staff, students, and the public.
10. Awareness of and commitment to the goals of shared governance.
11. Evidence of organizational skills, including prioritization and delegation.
12. Commitment to support, develop, and implement instructional programs related to Basic Skills initiatives.
13. Familiarity with and willingness to use or to encourage the use of computer-based technology for management of the division and for instructional purposes, such as curriculum development and outcomes tracking.
14. Experience in or willingness to support, develop, implement and assess outcomes of programs that lead to the success of all students, including underrepresented groups.
15. Knowledge of accreditation standards and their implementation.
16. Experience in articulating curriculum and programs with both university and high school faculty.
17. Successful experience in grant writing and management.
18. Demonstrated ability to form and maintain community and industry partnerships.
19. Ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff and administration to plan and implement facilities modifications.
20. Commitment to programs that encourage pre-collegiate students to pursue education.

For a full description and to apply, visit the application website below.


Application Deadline: This position has been filled.

Web Address for Applications: http://apptrkr.com/434598
Contact Information:
Human Resources
Email: noemailsjobelephant.com

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