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Director, Library & Learning Support
West Valley-Mission Community College District
Closing Date: 5/28/2023
Mission College is seeking a talented, equity-minded professional who thrives in a fast-paced and exciting environment to fill the position of Director, Library and Learning Support.
Mission College is a community college located in the heart of Silicon Valley, serving the cities of Campbell, Cupertino, Santa Clara, Sunnyvale and San Jose. One of two colleges in the West Valley-Mission Community College District, Mission College is known for its passion for social justice, equity, and community engagement. Our campus community is known for its innovative approaches to teaching and learning, the strength of our academic programs and faculty, and our caring staff and supportive atmosphere. We pursue academic excellence in all levels and are devoted to empowering students to find their voices, their passions, and achieving the freedom to live the lives they want to live. Mission College continues to cultivate a culture of care, being intentional about diversity and student success. As both an HSI and AANAPISI, the college serves predominantly students of color. Since its founding in 1975, Mission College has been devoted to social justice, closing equity gaps, and being a leader within the community to create intentional social change. We take pride in our high academic standards, our excellent programs and services, and our approach to meeting each unique student's personal needs to find success at Mission.
The Director of Library and Learning Support provides collaborative leadership to plan, coordinate, and supervise the activities of Library Services and the Academic Support Center to meet the instructional and student support needs of the College and enhance the educational effectiveness of the Library and Academic Support Center by developing and supporting innovative approaches to these services in support of equitable student success. The director coordinates these activities with other divisions or departments; promotes the use of these services by faculty and students; collaborates with district information services concerning software and technology for use in the Library & Academic Support Center; and provides complex staff assistance to a dean and/or vice president.
Equity-minded applicants with experience working in a dynamic environment and who understands the value of serving a diverse student population are encouraged to apply.
This is an academic administrator position with an anticipated start date of July 24, 2023. This is an exempt, management position and is not subject to overtime.
Work Location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA.
Salary and Benefits:
Anticipated Hiring Range:
- $152,177-$162,071 annually (Administrative Salary Schedule, Program Director II classification, Range 21, Steps A-C).
- Annual salary step increases to maximum of salary range, $189,715 (Administrative Salary Schedule, Range 21, Step H).
- Additional compensation: $1,500 for doctorate added to base salary annually, to be prorated on a monthly basis.
- Employer-contributed medical, dental and vision for employee, spouse and/or dependents.
- Employer-paid long term disability for employee.
- Employer-provided life insurance.
- 13 paid holidays, plus 1 floating holiday annually; paid non-workdays between Christmas and New Year.
- 22 days vacation leave accrued annually (25 days after 5 years).
- 12 days sick leave accrued annually.
- Personal necessity leave and personal business leave.
- Professional development and renewal leave.
- $500 longevity award annually after 10 years of service and $1,000 longevity award annually after 15 years of service.
- CalSTRS retirement.
- Masters degree from an accredited college or university.
- Five years of increasingly responsible experience related to the area of assignment, including one year of supervisory responsibility.
Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Administer, develop, organize, coordinate, implement and supervise the operations and activities of assigned student programs.
- Recommend and implement section goals and objectives; establish performance standards and methods for assigned student and/or instructional programs; develop and implement policies and procedures.
- Plan, develop, and oversee the work of staff and faculty involved in delivery of services for grant funded and/or categorical student programs.
- Evaluate operations and activities of assigned unit; implement improvements and modifications; prepare various reports on operations and activities.
- Prepare and administer program budgets; prepare cost estimates for budget recommendations; monitor and control expenditures; forecast additional funds needed for program staffing, equipment, materials and supplies.
- Participate in the selection of staff; coordinate staff training; conduct performance evaluations; recommend discipline; implement discipline procedures as directed.
- Select, orient, train, supervise, schedule, and evaluate contract employees and/or instructors.
- Design and administer processes to evaluate program outcomes; analyze and interpret diagnostic assessment results and reports; re-evaluate and redesign programs that are not meeting student needs and/or established goals.
- Develop funding sources; participate in preparation of state and federal grant applications; direct and/or prepare required grant reports and documentation; assure compliance with applicable regulations and conditions of funding, including spending grant funds accordingly and in a timely manner.
- Advocate, promote and inform the needs, compliance and issues regarding assigned programs to the college and district; liaison with administrators and faculty to exchange information and coordinate program activities.
- Design and participate in college outreach and recruitment efforts, especially as they pertain to target student population of assigned program.
- Assure compliance with program eligibility requirements and state and federal regulations.
- Serve on district and/or community boards and committees as assigned; represent the district and/or college at local and state professional organizations as required.
- Answer questions and provide information to students and to the public; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaint.
- Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other district employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
- Foster an environment that embraces diversity, integrity, trust, and respect.
- Be an integral team player, which involves flexibility, cooperation, and communication.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link: wvm.peopleadmin.com
Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2174 to arrange for assistance.
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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