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Dean of Instruction (Fine and Performing Arts)
Riverside Community College District


Date Posted Oct. 5, 2018
Title Dean of Instruction (Fine and Performing Arts)
University Riverside Community College District
Riverside, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline 11/5/0218
Position Start Date January 2019
 
 
  • Dean
  • Fine Arts - General
    Art History
    Art - General
    Dance
    Drama/Theater/Theater Education
 
 


Position Title:
Dean of Instruction (Fine and Performing Arts)

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
11/05/2018

Department:
Academic Affairs (R)

Position Type:
Academic Management

College/Campus:
Riverside

Physical location of the position:
Riverside

Employment Type:
Full-Time

Position Length:
12-month

Salary Range:
Grade Z

Salary Amount:
$135,420 - $164,866

Salary Type:
Annual

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
No

Basic Function:
Riverside City College is searching for a visionary leader for the Division of Fine and Performing Arts who embodies the core values of student success, equity and access. The Dean shall have proven success in academic management, financial resource development, and community outreach and engagement.

BASIC FUNCTION:
Under the supervision of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Instruction, Fine and Performing Arts, provides leadership and administrative direction to all educational programs in the Fine and Performing Arts Division.

EDUCATION:
Master's degree from an accredited institution in art history, dance, music, theatre, visual art, or the equivalent is required. A terminal degree (MFA/Doctorate) is preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
At least three years of senior leadership experience within postsecondary arts education or within a major arts or cultural institution, exhibiting a breadth of knowledge and experience with college governance and operations, is required. Four or more years of full-time teaching experience in higher education is also required. Experience working with more than one discipline in fine and performing arts is desired.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
1.District policies and procedures
2.Current management practices
3.Budget processes
4.Supervisory principles
5.Curriculum and contemporary practices in the fine and performing arts area.

ABILITY TO:
1.Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
2.Manage staff and work collaboratively with other administrators and academic departments.
3.Understand the entertainment industry needs of the region.
4.Demonstrate passion for the role of the performing arts and fine arts in student and community development and within Southern California's entertainment-related industry.
5.Optimize use of the District's resources for instructional facilities and staff.
6.Maintain an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility, through continued study and participation in professional organizations.

Other:
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

CONTACTS:
Co-workers, President, Vice Presidents, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Instructional Deans, faculty, staff, and the general public.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Requires the ability to exert some physical effort, such as walking, standing and light lifting; use of equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Normal office environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:
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.Provides administrative leadership and direction for the development and modification of educational programs in fine and performing arts; administratively leads annual and long-range strategic planning, new program and curricula development, enrollment management, and accreditation.
2.Assumes responsibility for enrollment management, including assignments of FTEs under fiscal and educational policies, and the development of class schedules, and oversees the dissemination of course and program information in college publications.
3.Determines and monitors the division's budgetary needs and expenditures in conjunction with chairs and faculty; advises the campus/college Vice President regarding budgets, planning, coordinating, and evaluating education programs.
4.Leads the search for alternate resources for the programs through grants, foundations and fund raising activities.
5.Prepares reports as needed related to curriculum, enrollment management, and instructional policies.
6.Strengthens existing partnerships and extends new partnerships with school districts, four-year institutions, and the art industry, along with regional and national professional arts organizations.
7.Manages Performance Riverside, the College's resident professional theatre company.
8.Meets with students and faculty to resolve and arbitrate conflicts and issues.
9.Assumes administrative lead for annual and long-range strategic planning, new program and curricula development, enrollment management and accreditation.
10.Contributes to facility operation, design, and renovation.
11.Oversees evaluations of faculty and evaluates assigned staff and managers; provides opportunities for staff and faculty development.
12.Represents the Fine and Performing Arts programs, the college, and the District at State and national levels.
13.Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

This is an Academic Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Lorraine Jones, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8039.

Work Hours/Work Days for Classified and Hourly Positions Only:
Exempt position.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Letter of Recommendation 1
Letter of Recommendation 2
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 3
Doctorate Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
January 2019

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

Special Comments:
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IMPORTANT NOTICES:

* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

* An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

* Letters of reference must be non-confidential and submitted electronically when applying on-line.

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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