LINGUIST List 25.543
Feb 03 2014
Jobs: Applied Ling: Dean
of Language Arts, San Mateo County Community
Editor for this issue:
Sarah Fox <sarahlinguistlist.org>
From: Human Resources
Subject: Applied Linguistics:
Dean of Language Arts, San Mateo County
Community College District, California, USA
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University or Organization: San Mateo County
Community College District
Job Location: California, USA
Job Title: Dean of Language Arts
Job Rank: Dean of Language Arts
Specialty Areas: Applied Linguistics
**This position has been filled.
The following disciplines report to the Dean of
Language Arts: English and Literature, English
as a Second Language, Film History, Foreign
Language (Chinese and Spanish), Reading, and
1. Possession of a Master's degree from an
2. One year of formal training, internship, or
leadership experience reasonably related to the
3. Demonstrated cultural competence,
sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds
of community college students, faculty, and
4. Demonstrated ability to communicate
effectively, both orally and in writing, with
District and College administrators, faculty,
staff, students, and the public.
Desirable Skills and Abilities:
1. Successful teaching experience in a
discipline that is taught in the Language Arts
Division and demonstrated appreciation for the
other disciplines taught in the Division.
2. Evidence of ability to provide leadership
that inspires, encourages autonomy, and
provides guidance to faculty and staff.
3. Evidence of involvement, initiative, and
leadership in instructional activities.
4. Ability to develop, organize, and coordinate
diverse instructional programs to achieve
College and Division goals.
5. Ability to elicit and coordinate
recommendations from division faculty and
staff, and ability to represent effectively the
division and its goals at college and district
6. Ability to recognize, respond to, and
encourage innovative practices.
7. Ability to facilitate the development and
administration of faculty and staff hiring,
curriculum, budget, staff development, and
8. Ability to manage the Division office and
other support services to assist faculty, staff
9. Demonstrated ability to communicate and
problem solve effectively with district and
college administrators, faculty, staff,
students, and the public.
10. Awareness of and commitment to the goals of
11. Evidence of organizational skills,
including prioritization and delegation.
12. Commitment to support, develop, and
implement instructional programs related to
Basic Skills initiatives.
13. Familiarity with and willingness to use or
to encourage the use of computer-based
technology for management of the division and
for instructional purposes, such as curriculum
development and outcomes tracking.
14. Experience in or willingness to support,
develop, implement and assess outcomes of
programs that lead to the success of all
students, including underrepresented
15. Knowledge of accreditation standards and
16. Experience in articulating curriculum and
programs with both university and high school
17. Successful experience in grant writing and
18. Demonstrated ability to form and maintain
community and industry partnerships.
19. Ability to work collaboratively with
faculty, staff and administration to plan and
implement facilities modifications.
20. Commitment to programs that encourage
pre-collegiate students to pursue
For a full description and to apply, visit the
application website below.
Application Deadline: This position has been
Web Address for Applications: http://apptrkr.com/434598
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