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Associate Dean of Industry and Technology
El Camino College in Torrance, California
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Date Posted 02/04/2019
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline 03/12/2019

Associate Dean of Industry and Technology
Institution: El Camino College
Location: Torrance, CA
Category: Executive - Deans - Other
Posted: 02/02/2019
Application Due: 03/12/2019
Type: Full-Time
Req: A1819-042

Location: ECC Campus

Division: Industry & Technology

Position Type: Academic Administrator

Posting Close Date: 03/12/2019

Job Description:

Under the direction of the division Dean, the Associate Dean of Industry & Technology assists in the administration and development of industry and technology-related program initiatives including, but not limited to, the Strong Workforce Program, adult education, dual enrollment, PERKINS, and other related programs geared towards working adults and non-traditional populations of learners. The Associate Dean will provide oversight of day-to-day operations and administrative procedures to continuously improve processes and assist in expanding program offerings to meet enrollment goals and workforce needs.


Assist the Dean with leading the division and developing long-range plans, goals, and objectives. Assist in implementing programmatic direction, curriculum development, and scheduling. Work with project leads and faculty to coordinate non-credit and short-term industry and technology-related course offerings to address the interests of the local community. Monitor processes to ensure optimum productivity and utilization of resources.
Work directly with a diverse group of faculty and staff to support the efforts of the Dean and academic programs that meet the workforce needs of a diverse student population. Analyze state, regional, and local labor market data to determine workforce trends and assess the degree of alignment to division programs. Assist the Dean in determining if existing certificate and degree program offerings meet workforce needs.
Address and handle student petitions, complaints, and requests in accordance with El Camino College policies. Manage student concerns diplomatically and in a timely manner.
Recommend and participate in the development of policies, as necessary, for the District to implement, evaluate, and/or augment in an effort to increase outreach and promote non-traditional programs and services that meet workforce development needs.
Interact directly with students, faculty, staff, and advisory councils and/or other groups. Establish and maintain collaborative partnerships with local employers and workforce boards.
Facilitate coordination and alignment of CTE and workforce development programs with local partners, regional occupational programs, adult education programs, and other colleges in order to enhance educational and career opportunities for students.
Represent the Dean at college meetings, committees, and other official functions upon request. May represent the College on local and regional business and industry advisory committees and councils.
Work closely with applicable stakeholders in developing proposals for grants and contract support. Assist in seeking and securing grants and other sources of funding through partnerships with employers and other local and regional entities.
Assist the Dean with hiring, supervising, training, and evaluating faculty and staff. Ensure compliance with District policies, procedures, and practices. Understand contract provisions within the collective bargaining agreements when managing different personnel classifications. Provide work direction as needed.
Manage personnel issues with faculty and staff. Counsel individuals as needed. Demonstrate and promote a collaborative approach to resolutions. Ensure involvement of pertinent stakeholders in decision-making processes as appropriate.
Work cooperatively with other administrators and supervisors to coordinate programs and services to meet student needs. Resolve conflicts and issues within the division and between divisions.
Assist the Dean with managing the division's fiscal resources. Monitor budgets and recommend measures to reduce operating costs while maintaining productivity and high quality service. Monitor grants and other contracts to ensure compliance and appropriate oversight.
Perform other related duties as assigned or requested.
Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience:

Master's degree or the equivalent and one year of formal training or leadership experience related to an administrator-level assignment. Knowledge of labor data analysis and workforce trends is required. Willingness to travel to off-site locations and conferences with occasional overnight stays is required. Two years of full-time teaching or counseling experience within a related field is desirable but not required. Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds of students and of persons with disabilities is a must.


Knowledge/Areas of Expertise:

Knowledge of CTE and workforce development initiatives including Strong Workforce, adult education, PERKINS, and other related programs.
Knowledge of grants, budgeting, and project management.
Knowledge of articulation, Guided Pathways, and relevant state and federal regulations.
Knowledge of curriculum development processes.
Knowledge of grant and contract administration, budget monitoring, and control.
Knowledge of education theories and best practices for working with adults and non-traditional learners.
Knowledge of Standard Occupational Classification system terminology and job requirements.
Knowledge of principles of administration and supervision.
Familiarity with community college CTE certificate and degree curriculum development and program approval processes.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to work cooperatively with others.
Ability to effectively collaborate with faculty to align certificate/degree programs with industry and workforce needs.
Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
Ability to perform duties in a timely fashion with attention to detail.
Ability to plan and organize work.
Skilled in administrative organization and management practices.
Skilled at assessing and evaluating programs and personnel.
Licenses or Other Requirements:

Valid California driver's license.


This position is designated as regular, full-time, twelve-month, academic administrator. The position will require evening & weekend activities. Excellent fringe benefits include eight 32-hour workweeks during the summer. Work schedule is Monday through Friday 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire. 


Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:March 12, 2019

1) Online application:

2) Cover Letter in word format describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume - Resumes are NOT accepted in place of any part of the application and you should complete all sections of the application even if the entries duplicate information on your resume.

4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications if applicant holds one. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date. 

If you should need assistance please call (310) 660-3593 Ext. 3476

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

Compensation and Benefit Highlights

Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance

The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available toward which both the College and the employee contribute.

Sick Leave and Disability

Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick leave days and are paid at fifty percent.


Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and social Security. Upon termination, STRS or PERS retirement contributions may be withdrawn in full, plus accumulated interest. Various benefit options are available for employees upon retirement.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law. 

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