Job Posting TitleDean of Mathematics, Statistics and Engineering
LocationLos Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College)
Department LocationMathematics, Statistics and Engineering
Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College (SCC) is a multi-campus, urban college that consists of a 70-acre main campus across from William Land Park. The college has two educational centers, one in Davis on the campus of the University of California, Davis, and one in West Sacramento located adjacent to the public library, community center and civic center. SCC is a vibrant teaching and learning institution with approximately 20,000 day and evening students and is recognized as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).
SCC has a rich history in the community and has expanded educational opportunities to students across the region. SCC awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer, which guarantee transfer into the California State University system. The college offers Career Education certificates and degrees, transfer credit for students who desire to continue their education at a four-year college or university, and instruction in basic skills such as English, English as a second language, and mathematics.
Faculty and staff at SCC value a collaborative and diverse campus community. As one of four colleges within the Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento City College embraces change, values excellence in academic achievement and supports the success of students as they pursue their dreams.
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and the Associate Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of Mathematics, Statistics and Engineering performs duties in the administration and supervision of the instructional area including instructor assignments, staff development, class schedules, facilities utilization, staff evaluation, curriculum development and evaluation, budget recommendations, planning, data collection, and administration of day, extended day, weekend, summer offerings and the Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) program.
The Dean of Mathematics, Statistics and Engineering provides general supervision of the affairs of the area, coordinates the activities of the faculty and staff of the area, works with district and college staff in all areas of responsibility.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Providing leadership for the continuous development of the Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, and MESA programs as well as the Math Lab.
● Promoting student success and improving student learning outcomes.
● Providing facilitation and guidance in the establishment of student outcomes and the assessment of these outcomes in order to determine the effectiveness of student learning in this area.
● Working with department chairs in the development of the class schedule, unit plans, and program plans.
● Developing and administering the division budget.
● Assuming responsibility for faculty and staff evaluation and development.
● Facilitating articulation of division programs with other institutions, both K-12 and higher education, and developing partnerships with external agencies.
● Working with the coordinators of programs such as Learning Communities, Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), Umoja, and Summer Success Academy to schedule and staff appropriate courses for students in these programs.
● Working with programs and services such as Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS), Assessment, Counseling, Student Equity, Honors, and Basic Skills Initiative to address the needs of students.
● Working with division disciplines as they evolve and integrate with other disciplines under Guided Pathways.
● Working with faculty and staff to conceptualize division offerings and how they serve students across the curriculum.
● Working cooperatively with the administrative team in support of college goals.
● Facilitating prerequisite verification and milestone setting for mathematics and statistics courses.
● Providing leadership and coordination in the use of instructional facilities in the division.
● Assuming a leadership and coordinative role in curriculum development and evaluation.
● Performing duties in the administration and supervision of the division.
● Providing leadership for the integration of general education and programs.
● Providing leadership and assisting faculty in the development and administration of grants.
● Facilitating communication between the Mathematics, Statistics and Engineering Division and the college at large.
● Preparing and assisting in reports as necessary.
● Serving on or chairs college governance committees.
● Serving on the appropriate administrative leadership teams.
● Fostering a completion culture which encourages degrees, certificates, job preparation and transfer.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus work and/or hours.
Work Year12 month
1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution completed by January 1, 2020.
2. Have one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
3. 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.
● 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 on our website at https://jobs.losrios.edu/; select “Los Rios Jobs,” then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators.”
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents listed above will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of 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. Click Foreign Transcripts Evaluators on the Human Resources Services page for details. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Additional Salary InformationAdditional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve-Month, Educational Administrative Position
Beginning on or about January 1, 2020.
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450. Candidate Travel Reimbursement 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.