Dean of Instruction (Fine and Performing Arts)
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
Academic Affairs (R)
Physical location of the position:
$129,262 - $157,369
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
Under the supervision of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean of Instruction, Fine and Performing Arts provides administrative direction to all aspects of fine and performing arts academic programs including School for the Arts, Performance Riverside, and the Art Gallery; including the supervision of program directors, department chairs, faculty and classified staff.
PROVIDES WORK OR LEAD DIRECTION TO:
Supervises and directs Academic Departments, Performance Riverside, program directors, department chairs, faculty, classified staff and student employees.
Master's degree in Music, Fine Arts, or Art (Music, Dance, Theatre, Studio Art) or equivalent is required. Degree must be from an accredited institution.
At least three years of senior leadership experience within postsecondary arts education or within a major arts or cultural institution. Teaching, curriculum and administrative experience in core areas of the position is required.
District policies and procedures; Current management practices; Budget processes; Supervisory principles; Curriculum and contemporary practices in the fine and performing arts area.
Communicate effectively, orally and in writing; manage staff; work collaboratively with other administrators and academic departments; understand the entertainment industry needs of the region; 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; optimize use of the District's resources for instructional facilities and staff.
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.
Co-workers, President, Vice Presidents, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Instructional Deans, faculty, staff, and the general public.
Requires the ability to exert some physical effort, such as walking, standing and light lifting; use of equipment.
Normal office environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provides administrative leadership and direction for the development and modification of educational programs in fine arts as well as performing arts; art gallery and Performance Riverside.
2. Advises the campus/college Vice President regarding budgets, planning, coordinating, and evaluating education programs.
3. Prepares reports as needed related to curriculum, enrollment management, and instructional policies.
4. Attends and participates in a variety of required meetings including but not limited to VC Cabinet, Curriculum Committee, Deans Meetings, Strategic Planning Committee and other appropriate meetings.
5. Determines the budget needs in conjunction with chairs and faculty and supervises expenditures.
6. Supervises the development of class schedules.
7. Assists in the development of the college catalog, class schedules, and other publications.
8. Assign FTES under fiscal and educational policies.
9. Optimizes use of the District's resources for instructional facilities and staff.
10. Meets with students and faculty to resolve and arbitrate conflicts and issues.
11. Directs the development of new programs and curricula.
12. Administrative lead for annual and long range strategic planning, enrollment management and accreditation.
13. Works with Department chairs and faculty regarding curriculum for all fine and performing arts disciplines.
14. Leads the search for alternate resources for the programs through grants, foundations and fund raising activities.
15. Strengthen existing partnerships and extends new partnerships with school districts, four year institutions, art industry and with regional and national professional organizations.
16. Attends meetings and works with architects and consultants during construction, design, and development of the facilities in the area of Fine and Performing Arts.
17. Monitors budget and expenditures in all areas of basic function.
18. Contributes to facility operation design, renovation and operation.
19. Participates in the evaluation of faculty and staff.
20. Provides opportunities for staff and faculty development.
21. Represent the Fine and Performing Arts programs, the college and the district at state and national levels.
22. Maintains an understanding of current ideas, research and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility, through continued study and participation in professional organizations.
23. Serves as a member of the Management Leadership Association.
24. Performs other related responsibilities as may be assigned by supervising manager.
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:
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Recommendation 1
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Optional Applicant Documents:
Letter of Recommendation 2
Letter of Recommendation 3
Associate or Equivalent Transcript
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Effective Employment Date:
* 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.
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