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Dean of Research, Development, and Planning

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Reporting to the President, the Dean of Research, Development, and Planning is responsible for providing leadership and vision, as a member of the President’s Cabinet, for all activities related to institutional planning within the District. The position will coordinate and supervise the systematic integration of planning, research, staff development, accreditation, grants management and development.


  • In consultation with the President, promotes and coordinates District planning activities; Ensures that strategic planning is integrated with College budgeting and assessment cycles; Plans, implements and evaluates short and long range strategies, goals and objectives for College strategic planning.
  • In consultation with the Cabinet and other constituent groups, provides leadership for and implements an aggressive research and assessment agenda for the District; Develops, coordinates, and maintains an annual planning calendar for on-going and ad-hoc institutional research and assessment.
  • Oversees and directs the institutional effectiveness function, and in collaboration with the President and Vice President of Academic Affairs, establishes priorities for shared governance projects, monitors progress and reviews end products to ensure that reports and information are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Directs environmental scanning efforts to support the planning process and works to establish and maintain an effective linkage between College planning and institutional assessment cycles related to organizational development.
  • Serves as the College’s Accreditation Liaison Officer and Student Learning Outcomes Manager in support of monitoring and conducting Western Association of Colleges and Schools (WASC) accreditation activities; Coordinates compliance with WASC deadlines and requirements.
  • Ability to work with the Informational Technology Department to generate and interpret data for producing required reports to state and federal agencies.
  • Experience writing and managing institutional grants.

See job description for complete listing of duties and responsibilities.


  • Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university (Doctorate preferred).
  • One year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment.
  • Extensive experience in public contact with individuals, small and large groups; Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the public; Complex data comparison, analysis and synthesis; Attention to detail; Persuasive communication; Multi-tasking; Flexibility; Adaptability; Tact and patience.


Environment: Office environment, subject to interruptions.

Physical Abilities: Aptitude for long periods of concentrated computer monitor work; Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer terminal; hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; sitting for extended periods of time.



A full-time, 12-month, certificated management position which reports to the District President. Indexed to placement on the Administrative and Management Salary Schedule at Range 16, this position is subject to evening hours and weekends.

Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of legal residence entitling them to work in the United Sates, consistent with the Immigration Act of 1986. Employment is also dependent upon a satisfactory fingerprint check and tuberculosis examination.



$76,720-$102,811 (An additional $2,000 will be paid for a doctoral degree)

Initial placement on the Management Salary Schedule will be commensurate with education and experience. The District provides an excellent health and welfare package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance and income protection. Current cost to employee not to exceed $900 per year. Enrollment in the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) is required.


Open Until Filled

First paper screening will occur: April 20, 2012


The District 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, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.


Interested applicants must submit:

  • Letter of Application to include, but not limited to, information on related knowledge and experience specified in the job description.
  • Completed District Application for Academic or Administrative Positions
  • Resume
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts verifying educational degrees (official transcripts required upon offer of employment)
  • A list of at least 5 references with contact information, to include at least one supervisor

Above materials are to be submitted to the:

Human Resources Office, Barstow College,
2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA  92311

Or Emailed to:

Contact Human Resources for an application and job description:

Telephone: 760/252-2411 Ext. 7477


All applications will be reviewed by a qualified screening committee. Applications will be evaluated, taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities. A select group of candidates will be invited for an oral interview. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. Final interviews will be conducted by the District President. Starting date is June 1, 2012, or as mutually agreed.

PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxes will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a District application. Any application, resume or other materials submitted for employment at Barstow College will become the property of the District, and will not be returned to the applicant. The Barstow Community College District reserves the right to reopen, re-advertise or to delay


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Phone: (760) 252-2411
Fax: (760) 252-6777
TTY: (760) 252-6759

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