Under administrative direction of the Vice President of Instruction and the College President, this position serves as a member of the District’s management team as the primary administrator to provide leadership in matters relating to the administration of the Kinesiology and Athletics Division, including budget management, faculty and staff evaluation, athletic facilities management, program and curriculum development and improvement, schedule and enrollment management, Division planning, compliance reporting, and other related work as required.
This is an academic administrative position. The incumbent will report to Vice President of Instruction with a dotted line to the President of the College. He/she will independently perform professional work involving judgment in the interpretation and application of policy and procedures. Incumbents must have a high frequency of responsible contact with administrative and professional staff, students, and public/private agencies requiring tact and good communication skills.
Sierra College has a strong commitment to the achievement of equity and inclusion among its faculty, staff and students and values the rich diverse backgrounds that make up the campus community. To ensure the district provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all, we are seeking a candidate who has a profound understanding of, and experience with, successfully supporting individuals with varying backgrounds, including people with disabilities; people with various gender identities and sexual orientations; individuals from historically underrepresented communities; and other groups to ensure the district provides an inclusive educational and employment environment focused on strategies for success and equitable outcomes for all.
Education and Experience Guidelines:Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
A Master’s degree in any subject matter field, and one year of collegiate administrative experience related to the duties of the position. One year experience as a collegiate coach is required.
The rules and regulations of the intercollegiate sports offered by the college; knowledge of the rules and policies of the NCAA, NAIA, and CCCAA which govern community college sports.
Laws and regulations pertinent to the administration of instructional programs in California Community Colleges; instructional practices and techniques; curriculum development and program approval processes; personnel management practices and techniques of supervision; employment processes; collective bargaining processes; grant funding opportunities and grant writing; accounting and budgeting methods; data collection, research and report writing; computers and related equipment; safety practices.
Demonstrated ability to:
Supervise faculty and classified staff; prepare and manage budgets; lead with integrity and consistency; evaluate work performance of faculty and staff; speak in public; stimulate motivation in the faculty, staff and students; read and comprehend technical and professional journals, textbooks and other pertinent materials; set priorities and establish goals and objectives; interact effectively with District faculty, staff, and a variety of specialized and diversified business/ industry partners and the general community; organize work and manage time effectively; conduct effective meetings and coordinate group efforts; conduct research, interpret data and report results; operate a computer; plan and manage in an environment of shared governance; inspire and promote socioeconomic and cultural diversity.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license (Class “C” of higher) and ability to qualify for district vehicle insurance coverage.
Additional Salary Information: The District offers a very competitive benefits package, which includes health & welfare as well as income protection, including retirement through CalSTRS. Twenty-two (22) days of vacation and twelve (12) days of sick leave are provided annually. Employment conditions (salary, work days and benefits) are subject to change per the collective bargaining agreement
About Sierra Joint Community College District
Since its founding in 1936, Sierra College has focused on quality instruction and meeting the needs of the communities that it serves.With approximately 125 degree and certificate programs, Sierra College is ranked first in Northern California (Sacramento north) for transfers to 4 year Universities, offers career/technical training, and classes for upgrading job skills. Sierra graduates can be found in businesses and industries throughout the region.Our award-winning faculty members enhance their teaching with research, authorship and industry expertise. We are also recognized nationally for excellence in our athletic programs.