Job Details
Dean, CTE and Yreka Center
Opened until filled



$103,694 TO $123,816

$8,641 to $10,318 PER MONTH


The Dean of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Yreka Center, supervises, and administers the College’s CTE Division and the District’s personnel and daily operations at the Yreka Center. Supervised by the Vice President of Instruction, this position may be assigned by the District additional administrative duties to support the needs of the College and/or District as assigned.


  • Provides leadership in the areas of program and curriculum development, program assessment, program improvement, and staff development. 
  • Facilitates the development of class schedules within the area. 
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with local employers, government bodies, non-profit agencies, economic development organizations, and non-governmetal organizations for the purpose of serving the workforce training needs of the District and identifying additional program resources. 
  • Represents the college in local, state, regional and national professional organizations related to CTE and economic development.
  • Oversees and manages the District's Strongworkforce Program to include program effectivness and budget managment.
  • Promotes effective communication among faculty, staff and administration.
  • Prepares and presents Board Reports, and attends Board meetings.

Yreka Center Leadership

  • Provides leadership in the overall development and expansion of the Yreka Center, with a focus on development of rural health, nursing, science, safety, and sustainable economic development. 
  • Maximizing FTES production.
  • Supervises personnel and services at the Yreka Center in collaboration with other District colleagues. 
  • Works with the Vice President of Administration Services and other COS leadership to ensure the Yreka Center's facilities and services are consistent with the Weed campus.
  • Ensures the Yreka Center's safety through administration of the COS safety program, policies and procedures.
  • Holds regular area meetings to coordinate staff activities and generally build a sense of common purpose and action at the Yreka Center. 

Curriculum and Instruction

  • Supervises the assessment of instructional program outcomes, especially those related to student success, within the area and assure the development and implementation of improvement plans based on assessed outcomes. 
  • Prepares periodic cost analysis reports for each program in the area. 
  • Coordinates business and industry advisory committees for each program and facilitate the implementation of recommendations from the committee.
  • Ensures the curriculum and instruction in courses and programs offered by the area are current in relation to industry standards, transfer institutions, and State mandates. 
  • Prepares annual VTEA project plan and other federal and state grant applications; prepares reports required for and by federal and state agencies.
  • Interprets and administers college policy with respect to class size and course offerings, including faculty loads, teaching schedules, office hours, and room assignments.
  • Works with appropriate faculty, staff and regional education leaders to assure that instructional program and course articulation is current with high schools, colleges and universities.


  • Together with District staff, participate in the hiring, onboarding, supervision and evaluation of assigned area faculty and classified staff according to collective bargaining agreements and the policies and procedures of the District.
  • Works with faculty to develop teaching assignments.
  • Assists students with academic issues.
  • Participates in collective bargaining with faculty and classified unions if assigned.

Budget and Planning

  • Prepares annual budget recommendations with the participation of faculty and staff.
  • Participates in the planning processes of the District
  • Plans for and anticpates changes to programs based upon local and national trends.
  • Executes assigned budget centers within the guidelines set by the District.
  • Sets budget priorities for the programs and projects within the area. 
  • Administers VTEA, CTE, and SWP resources.
  • Reports through established formal channels on how college’s educational goals are being achieved.
  1. Master’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  2. Three or more years of administrative experience
  3. Teaching experience in an accredited postsecondary institution. 
  4. Demonstrated ability in providing educational leadership and developing team building through collegial consultation.
  5. Demonstrated ability to interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  6. Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate complex facts and ideas both in writing and in public speaking.
  7. Demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities to interact in a conscientious and effective manner with a diverse student and employee population.
  8. Demonstrated ability to build positive strong and stable relationships with community groups.
  9. Demonstrated ability to conduct complex analytical studies, evaluate alternative and implement sound recommendations.


  • Higher education in community colleges, including the mission of the California Community Colleges.
  • Priority industry sectors as outlined through the Chancellor’s Office Strong Workforce Initiative.
  • Managing grants, associated budgets and grant work plans.
  • Strategic enrollment management.
  • Implementation of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Curriculum development and course articulation.
  • Budget preparation and control.
  • Successful interpersonal skills, organizational leadership, team building, staff development and communication techniques.
  • Successful oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer based systems for administrative, business, and educational functions.
  • Community college or school business management, including budgeting, grants, auditing accounts, and faculty load accounting.
  • Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.
  • The changing educational needs of the diverse student base and the business community.
  • Emerging technologies on teaching, learning, and instructional operations.
  • Methods and techniques of program development and administration.
  • Principles and procedures of report preparation.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with faculty and staff, students and community members.
  • Establish and maintain a productive and constructive rapport with students, administrators, faculty and staff from multi-cultural backgrounds and promote access and equity.
  • Train, select, direct, supervise, and evaluate personnel.
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop and modify curriculum to meet student and community needs.
  • Analyze, interpret, apply, and explain laws, regulations, labor contracts, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements, and restrictions.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Plan, organize and implement multiple projects and programs and provide updates to the Vice President of Instruction regarding progress towards completion.
  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.


The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents. 


In addition, the District provides vacation, sick leave and paid holidays.  The employee participates in the CalSTRS through District and employee contributions.

Selection Process

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee.  At the discretion of the District, videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.


The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.


Conditions of Employment

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination may be required.


Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.


College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.


College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.


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