Job Posting TitleDean of McClellan/Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center (Salary Updated)
LocationLos Rios Community College District (American River College)
Department LocationSacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center
Founded in 1955, American River College (ARC) is one of the largest institutions of higher education in the Sacramento region, serving about 30,000 diverse students each fall and spring at its main campus and centers.
The college has an outstanding record for academic quality and is among the top community colleges in the state for transferring students to the University of California and California State University systems. The College offers education and support for students to strengthen basic skills, earn associate degrees and certificates, transfer to other colleges and universities, and achieve career as well as other academic and personal goals. ARC also has a strong reputation for its wide array of career programs, in areas such as Healthcare, Hospitality, Human Services, Business & Computer Science, Public Safety, Applied Arts, Advanced Transportation and Manufacturing and Apprenticeship.
Our vision is to transform the future of all students and our community through inclusive, equitable education. The college seeks individuals who share our mission of placing students first by providing an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible participation in the community.
Our Commitment to Social Justice & Equity
American River College strives to uphold the dignity and humanity of every student and employee. We are committed to equity and social justice through equity-minded education, transformative leadership, and community engagement. We believe this commitment is essential to achieving our mission and enhancing our community. The college seeks candidates who are committed to culturally inclusive practices and serving ARC’s student population. Faculty and staff are encouraged to engage in ongoing development of their professional skills. The college thus supports employee engagement in a broad range of trainings, workshops and activities such as the Equity Action Institute, the New Faculty Academy, and the Classified Leadership Academy. In addition, faculty and staff regularly participate in trainings offered through the college’s Center for Teaching and Learning and its Instructional Technology Center.
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Dean of McClellan/Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center provides administrative leadership in the planning, organization, and evaluation of the regional public safety instructional programs and services of the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center (SRPSTC), and other McClellan Center Career Technical and general education programs.
The Dean of McClellan/Sacramento Regional Public Safety Center performs duties in the administration and supervision of the McClellan Center which includes establishing the overall direction and development of American River College’s McClellan Center.
The department maintains a focus on:
• Providing professional development for adjunct faculty assigned to McClellan Center classes
• Coordinating curriculum and McClellan Center course offerings with the instructional area deans
• Maintaining agreements and contracts with host sites
• Ensuring the center follows Title V, Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), and Fire Marshall and Board of Corrections Standards for Training (STC) requirements
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Providing general supervision of the affairs of the McClellan Center.
● Administering the McClellan Center day, evening and summer offerings.
● Recommending budget allocations and administering the adopted budget.
● Providing leadership for continuous evaluation and improvement of assigned instructional programs.
● Supervising and responsibility for instructional programs in fire technology, pre-service and post-service law enforcement training, administration of justice, probation, and other programs offered at the Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center.
● Supervising off-campus training centers providing regional public safety training for the Los Rios Community College District.
● Participating in the personnel selection process including developing and reviewing selection criteria, recruiting, screening, interviewing, and recommending within area of responsibility and supervises and evaluates assigned staff, both faculty and classified.
● Overseeing coordination, development, and scheduling of curriculum offerings and the monitoring of instructor assignments.
● Preparing instructionally related programs, facilities, personnel, financial, descriptive and analytical reports.
● Providing leadership in curriculum development activities for assigned areas of responsibility.
● Serving as liaison with POST, STC, State’s Fire Marshall’s Office, and other regional public safety agencies.
● Assuring the certification requirements of POST, STC, State Fire Marshall’s Office and other regional public safety agencies are met.
● Working with advisory committees and the Joint Partnership Authority (JPA) in the areas of responsibility to ensure course program viability and the needs of the regional area are being met.
● Assisting in coordinating instructional personnel policies and procedures of the college and district.
● Assisting with management/monitoring of district vocational training agreements and contract education.
● Ensuring all Title V and Ed Code policies and procedures related to public safety training are adhered to.
● Working proactively to monitor and ensure growth and productivity goals are attained.
● Administering procedures for the use and protection of college/district property in areas of assigned responsibility.
● Preparing, recommending, and administering the annual program budget for assigned programs.
● Serving on local, district, and state committees as assigned by the Vice President of Instruction or College President; assisting in interpreting college programs and services to the general public.
● Participating as a management team member in general activities related to personnel, support, facilities, and funding of instructional programs.
● Fostering new program development as appropriate.
● Encouraging certificate and degree completion, job preparation, and transfer.
● Keeping statistical records regarding enrollment, WSCH, etc. for the McClellan Center.
● Developing reports as they apply to the enrollments, etc. of the McClellan Center.
● Arranging for Student Support Services at the McClellan Center.
● Arranging for the sale of books through the ARC Bookstore at the McClellan Center.
● Arranging training opportunities for McClellan Center classified staff that they may retain currency in school and district policy and operations.
● Coordinating the McClellan Center program with the main campus, such as the final exam schedule, flex activities for adjunct faculty, and supervision of staff and faculty.
● Developing and maintaining communication with the main campus through the use of a courier service, e-mail and voice mail.
● Providing communication to the main campus support services, such as instructional media, assessment, telecommunications needs, counseling services and other services as needed.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus work and/or hours.
Work Year12 month
1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution completed by January 1, 2020.
2. Have one year formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
*Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators’ in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at https://jobs.losrios.edu/; select “Los Rios Jobs”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators”.
Applicants applying to this Administration position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
1. The Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.
● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Salary$ 136,580 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationAdditional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve Month Educational Administrative Position
Beginning on or about January 1, 2020.
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450 Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here
Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.