• Executive Director, Community Education and Workforce Development... Oceanside
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Executive Director, Community Education and Workforce Development (2024)
MiraCosta College
For full details and to apply, go to https://jobs.miracosta.edu/postings/3998

Assignment Category: Regular Position

Position Details:

One full-time, exempt, classified administrator position, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year at MiraCosta Colleges Technology Career Institute (TCI) in Carlsbad. The work schedule will normally be Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with occasional weekends as needed. After completion of the six-month probationary period, remote work will be possible for up to eight hours per week upon prior approval by the supervisor. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.

The first-level interviews with the screening and interview committee will be conducted via Zoom. The second-level interviews may be in-person or via Zoom.

MiraCosta College believes that flexible work enables employees to achieve a more successful balance between work responsibilities and family life. The District offers the opportunity to telework (remote work) for certain positions, depending on the operational needs of the District and the provisions of the telework policy. Probationary and temporary employees are not eligible to telework unless approved by the appropriate vice president. No employee is guaranteed the right to telework. No employee shall be authorized to telework 100% of the time; regular, on-campus presence is expected for all District employees on a weekly basis.

MiraCosta College Board Policy 7800: Employee Residency requires all classified staff, administrators, and temporary/hourly short-term employees to maintain and permanently reside in a principal place of residence in the state of California that is within two-hundred (200) road miles from the employees regularly assigned district worksite. The purpose of the policy is to promote efficiency and continuity throughout all campus administrative functions, provide students with high quality assistance and accessibility to all academic and campus services, ensure that students receive an engaging education, and respond to emerging student needs.

The District may consider an individual request to temporarily reside outside of the State of California or outside the 200-mile limit on a case-by-case basis, not to exceed twelve consecutive months.

Salary Range: CM-14 (classified administrators)
Annual Compensation: $134,097 or $140,802 (step 1 or 2)
Total Annual Compensation: $194,980 or $203,474 (step 1 or 2)

"Annual Compensation" is based on salary range CM-14, step 1 or 2 on the 2023-2024 Classified Administrators Salary Schedule. Initial step placement will be determined based on directly related experience, with annual salary step increases up to step 5. In addition, after five years of district service, employees earn a longevity stipend that increases over time.

"Total Annual Compensation" includes the Annual Compensation, the districts average annual health and welfare benefit cost, and the districts retirement contributions (CalPERS).

Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.


MiraCosta College offers an array of benefits to eligible employees.
• The district pays 100% of the cost of medical, dental and vision insurance for eligible employees and dependents
• $100,000 life insurance policy
• Up to $250 of benefit credits per month to help pay for a variety of voluntary benefit options, such as supplemental life insurance, disability coverage, and health care/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA)
• Vacation, sick leave, and up to 18 paid holidays
• State pension system retirement benefits (CalPERS)
• Free and confidential employee assistance program
• Wellness Program
• Participation in the Districts Early Retirement Program
• Professional Development Opportunities
• Childcare Facility (Oceanside Campus)
Position Term in Months: 12

Application Procedure:

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following documents directly in the online system and finish applying and receive a confirmation number. The submission deadline for the first screening of applications is 11:59 PM on Monday, June 3, 2024.

1. Application on which you list all relevant experience.

2. A current resume or curriculum vitae summarizing your educational background and experience.

3. A cover letter addressed to the "Screening and Interview Committee" specifically describing how your experience aligns with the Essential Duties and Other Duties.

4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated in this job posting. Unofficial or legible photocopies are acceptable. If a degree(s) was earned, the transcripts must state that the degree was awarded. Any degree/coursework used to satisfy the minimum qualifications must be from a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Department of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation.

If your degree(s) is from a college or university outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. To view a list of agencies approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, go to https://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/foreign-transcript-evaluation-(cl-635). Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.

The screening and interview committee will review application materials for up to three to four weeks following the closing/first screening date. Applicants selected for interview will be contacted by phone; those not selected for interview will be notified by e-mail once interview candidates have been scheduled.

Offer of employment to the person selected for this position is contingent upon 1) successful completion of a pre-placement physical exam at district expense; 2) submission of a current tuberculosis test clearance; 3) proof of eligibility to work in the United States; 4) fingerprint clearance; and 5) approval by the Board of Trustees.

Retired STRS members are not eligible for this position.

Basic Function:

Under general direction, plan, organize and manage the Community Education and Workforce Development department; direct programs and services to provide fee-based enrichment and skills training; develop community and business partnerships and collaborations to promote workforce training and expand funding; provide college skills-readiness and enrichment programs for international students and youth to promote college enrollment; and perform related duties as assigned.

Information about Community Education and Workforce Development can be found at https://miracosta.edu/academics/community-education-and-workforce-development/index.html

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Plan, organize, control, integrate and evaluate the work of Community Education and Workforce Development personnel; with Program Supervisors and staff, develop, implement and monitor work plans to achieve goals and objectives; contribute to the development of and monitor performance against the annual department budget; supervise and participate in developing, implementing and evaluating plans, work processes, systems and procedures to achieve annual goals, objectives and work standards.

2. Manage the performance of department staff and instructors; interview and select new staff and instructors; establish performance requirements and personal development targets; regularly monitor performance and provide coaching for performance improvement and development, in accordance with district human resources policies and labor contract agreements.

3. Provide day-to-day leadership and work with staff and instructors to ensure a high-performance, service-oriented work environment that supports achieving the departments and districts mission, objectives and values.

4. Plan, develop and implement the course offerings, programs and services of the Community Education and Workforce Development department; evaluate viability, effectiveness and demand for current and new classes, programs and enrichment opportunities; prepare forecasts of program revenues and expenditures; evaluate and approve curriculum; create schedules and fee structures; develop program policies and procedures.

5. Through Program Supervisors, plan, direct and implement work-skills training programs and college-readiness programs; work with business and industry to enhance/develop programs or certification courses; coordinate with colleges for transfer opportunities; identify facilities for programs and negotiate leases/use agreements.

6. Select and manage contracted educational service providers including online course providers and contracted drivers education companies.

7. Review and approve course proposals and curriculum; review student evaluation surveys to determine instructor effectiveness and student satisfaction; review feedback from employers to evaluate program effectiveness.

8. Oversee, direct and participate in community outreach and marketing activities; oversee the development and distribution of community education course bulletin/catalog; develop and maintain partnerships and participate on business and community committees and boards.

9. Manage and supervise all department fiscal matters required to maintain funding of department; identify and apply for appropriate grants and funding sources; approve purchase requests for supplies and equipment, leases and contracts; monitor revenue and fee collection; ensure the departments cash handling, grant funding and partnership-related fiscal matters are handled according to district policies and state/ federal laws, rules and regulations.

10. Update and maintain department policies and procedures to ensure compliance with Title 5, Title IX and education code for responsible areas.

Other Duties:

1. Participate in community civic efforts and service clubs to enhance the colleges presence in the external community; act as a college outreach speaker to service clubs, associations, businesses and corporations.

2. Perform related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1. Advanced principles, practices, methods and techniques of program, administrative and organizational analysis, planning and management as applicable to assigned area.

2. Principles and practices of public administration, including compliance, purchasing, contracting and maintaining public records.

3. Principles, practices and methods of budget development and management and grant tracking and monitoring.

4. Applicable sections of the state education code, Title 5 and other state and federal laws governing foundations.

5. The Workforce Investment and Opportunity Act and related legislation.

6. CTE standards of the California Department of Education and California Community College Chancellors Office Strong Workforce guidelines.

7. Applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.

8. Principles and practices of sound business communication.

9. Research methods and analysis techniques.

10. Principles and practices of effective management and supervision.

11. District human resources policies and labor contract provisions.

12. Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.

Ability To:

1. Plan, organize, manage, assign, delegate, review and evaluate the work of staff and instructors engaged in community education and work-skills training.

2. Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, rules and policies.

3. Plan and implement a broad range of fee-based programs and services required to maintain department self-funding.

4. Organize, set priorities and exercise expert independent judgment within areas of responsibility.

5. Develop and implement appropriate policies, procedures and controls.

6. Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials.

7. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

8. Understand, interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, codes and ordinances.

9. Represent the district effectively in dealings with the business community, contract educational service providers and prospective students.

10. Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively.

11. Operate a computer and standard business software.

12. Work collaboratively with other directors and managers and provide expert advice and counsel to develop solutions to complex issues.

13. Use tact and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues, situations and concerned people.

14. Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.

15. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.

Education & Experience:

To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelors degree in business administration, education, marketing or a relevant field, and six years of progressively responsible experience in business or community education, at least two of which were in program development in a community education or work-skills training program; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

NOTE: For work experience, one "year" is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months, or at least 2,080 hours.

Desirable Qualifications:

Licenses & Other Requirements:

A valid California drivers license and the ability to maintain insurability under the districts vehicle insurance program.

Physical Effort:

The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to travel to various locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business.

Emotional Effort:

Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.

Working Conditions:

Primarily business office environment; subject to frequent public contact and interruption; intermittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion; may work at any district location or authorized facility with occasional evenings and/or weekends on an as-needed basis. Occasional local travel may be requested.

Posting Number: S23/24049P
Human Resources Contact Information: [email protected] or 760.795.6854
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
First Screening Date: Applications submitted by 11:59 PM on Monday, June 3, 2024, will receive first consideration. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an educational environment that affirms and supports diversity in its faculty, staff, and administration, and promoting an environment of inclusion. The colleges commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility is expressed in the policy found at https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/board-of-trustees/docs/3400BP-Inclusion-Diversity-Equity-Accessibility.pdf. Click on the following link to view the IDEA website: https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/idea/index.html.

MiraCosta College is committed to creating a racially just campus climate. Individuals and their diverse cultures and identities are welcomed, nurtured, and validated. MiraCosta College takes institutional responsibility for closing the equity gap for disproportionately impacted populations including Latinx and Chicanx communities, Black and African American communities, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, Native American communities, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) communities, veteran communities, former foster youth, adult students, and students from low socioeconomic statuses. MiraCosta will continue to serve all constituents with values rooted in equity, diversity, inclusion, and community. MiraCosta Colleges Mission, Vision, Commitment, and Institutional Values & Goals can be viewed at https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/docs/mccmissionstatement.pdf.

The college was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in 2013. This significant recognition acknowledges our institutions continuous efforts to support the academic performance and unique needs of Latinx students, many of whom are attending college for the first time or are first-generation. We are a veteran and military supportive institution and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. The successful candidate will join a campus that exhibits its dedication to all students and faculty through offering robust, culturally-responsive events, including speaker series dedicated to heritage month events through the Social Justice and Equity Center.

About MiraCosta College
MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/board-of-trustees/_docs/3400BP-Diversity-Equity-Inclusion.pdf

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