Director of Transfer Pathways (COF)
Kern Community College District
Position Number: 02255
Posting Date: 11/29/2017
Initial Screening Date: 12/13/2017
Open Until Filled: Yes
Position Type: Management
Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position
Minimum Salary: $102,704.39 annually
Maximum Salary: $134,757.07 annually
Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
Supplemental voluntary life insurance
403b Tax Shelter Annuity
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.
College/Site: Bakersfield College
Location: BC-Main Campus
Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Director of Transfer Pathways is responsible for the development, coordination, planning, and supervision of transfer initiatives for the college, including: Associate Degree for Transfer, UC Pathways, The Kern Promise, and articulation in accordance with State and Federal codes and regulations, and college and District policies and procedures.
The Director of Transfer Pathways will coordinate a transfer task force of faculty and staff deployed in varied areas of the college to ensure training, monitoring of work, and coordination of reporting functions. Additionally, the Director will be responsible for fostering communication and coordination with transfer partners, including CSU Bakersfield and other four-year universities.
Examples of Duties:
1. Manages and provides vision and expertise for all transfer pathways, course articulation agreements, guided pathways to baccalaureate programs to the campus, local schools, and community organizations
2. Develops, schedules, and coordinates all transfer efforts of the college. Included may be on-campus presentations to faculty and staff, coordinating planning meetings with four-year university partners, and engaging in discipline-specific articulation discussions
3. Establishes and maintains relationships with four-year university partners to strengthen guided pathways to completion
4. Supervises and coordinates a campus-based transfer task force in the planning, coordination, and evaluation of transfer work
5. Develops, implements, and monitors grant and other categorical strategic plans and budget reports; establishes goals and activities, and evaluates program outcomes
Campus and Community Responsibilities
1. Assist in the design and assessment of institutional research focusing on student outcomes; Develop and generate statistical data and reports related to programs supervised
2. Work closely with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, faculty chairs, Student Affairs directors, faculty deans, and other appropriate staff to accomplish the mission and goals of the college and goals of related areas
3. Participates in workshops, meetings, and conferences at the district, local, regional, and state levels as appropriate to the assigned areas of responsibility.
4. Hires, trains, schedules, supervises, and evaluates the work performance of assigned personnel.
5. Performs other related activities as assigned.
6. Perform other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
Masters degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in Counseling, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related area of study
Five years of full-time experience or the equivalent in the administration of educational programs, 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, racial, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.
Knowledge and Abilities:
State and Federal codes, statutes, and regulations that govern California community college student developmental and instructional services including:
o Pertinent sections of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations
o Pertinent sections of California Education Code
o California State Chancellors Office legal opinions and advisories
o Federal regulations pertaining to the Family Educational Rights and Protection Act
Principles of student development administration at the community college level; leadership and management principles and techniques
Ability to exercise group leadership skills which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem-solving
The mission and philosophy of the California community college system; instructional programs; regulations and policies; principles of employer-employee relations
Accounting, budgeting, and fiscal reporting
Computer operations/data processing systems
Work as a part of a management team dedicated to collaboration and the college goal of integrating instruction and student affairs 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
Effectively communicate orally and in writing
Work well with people from diverse economic and ethnic/racial backgrounds
Manage comprehensive sources of funds in excess of $8 million annually
Apply legal and policy provisions/regulations to various problems consistently and correctly
Establish and maintain cooperative and helping working relationships with students, staff, and others in the course of work
Salary Grade: I
Special Instructions to Applicants:
First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on December 13, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.
Completed application packet must include:
- Completed Online Application for Employment form
- Current resume
- Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
- Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
- List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
- Application Screening: TBD
- Interviews: TBD
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/9752. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.
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