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Dean, Student Success

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Mountain View
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)

$83,000.00 - $95,450.00 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Business Travel
$150 monthly


Position Type

Position Summary
Performs administrative and supervisory work in planning, coordinating and directing the functions of departments related to selected student support services. Specific assignments vary to meet location needs, but may include such departments as: Rising Star Program and other retention-centered cohort based programs, Academic Advising including advisement services for ESL/ESOL students, and distant learners, Texas Success Initiative, Disability Services, and other departments/programs that may be assigned. Work includes budget development and control; program development and evaluation; and interpretation and implementation of policies and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports and communicate with others. Oral and written communication skills to support a wide variety of interaction with varying levels of DCCCD staff, students, other educators/administrators and the general public from diverse backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Master’s degree in related field plus three (3) years of related work experience and supervisory experience in student personnel, counseling, student success, career services, and/or judicial services, etc. Success in leading within an environment with a diverse student population. Success in working with traditionally under-represented students.  Official transcripts will be required.  ***Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check.***

Preferred Skills/Additional Requirements

Preferred First Year Experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develops, implements, manages, and evaluates a large variety of diverse programs in support of student success and assigned retention programs of the college. Assumes overall responsibility for directing the activities of the personnel engaged in performing the functions of the assigned areas. Assesses needs; supervises and coordinates development, implementation and evaluation of programs and associated staff. Selects, trains and evaluates staff. Develops work schedules and assignments. Develops budgets; monitors and approves department expenditures.  Assists with resource development related to the support of assigned programs and services. Prepares departmental objectives; evaluates the quality of services provided and determines ways to improve services and implements changes. Prepares reports, proposals and recommendations for overall programs; keeps detailed records of assigned activities. Develops and maintains a variety of community relation activities; serves as college liaison with various student/community outreach organizations. Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

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