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Dean of Institutional Effectiveness

Compton Community College District

Job Description


Under the direction of the President/CEO, develop, direct, evaluate, and implement comprehensive institutional research, planning and evaluation programs to assist the college in improving its effectiveness as a learning­ centered institution. Coordinate the District's annual and strategic planning efforts. Design and execute research projects and planning initiatives that inform decision-making and resource allocation at the District and program level. Serve as the accreditation liaison for the Compton College and coordinate continuing institutional self­ study scheduling and logistics in preparation for reaccreditation review, and manage response efforts. Coordinate research assistance to instructional and non-instructional departments to aid in the institution's program review process, accreditation, planning, learning outcomes, grant development, and overall improvement.



The duties of the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness may include, but not be limited to, the following:

Provide direction and support in the development, prioritization, and implementation of research projects to support planning and decision-making at the college.

Integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility into a campus-wide research agenda.

Develop, coordinate, and maintain an annual calendar of institutional research and planning activities; facilitate the annual planning process as it integrates with program review.

Design, maintain, manipulate and query specialized databases and information systems for research, planning, and institutional accountability.

Maintain current knowledge of the regional accreditation principles, policies, guidelines, and other expectations.

Oversee the Compton College Institutional Review Board Process.

Provide consultation to the President/CEO's leadership team regarding the regional accreditation requirements and work to familiarize faculty, staff, and the College community with those requirements, standards, policies and procedures; recommend development and modification of College policies and procedures as they pertain to the regional principles of accreditation, policies and guidelines.

Lead the College's comprehensive accreditation efforts and assist in the preparation for off-site and on­ site accreditation visits; facilitate and serve on the College's Accreditation Steering Committee; coordinate periodic accreditation reports, and any other reports or correspondence required by the Accrediting Commission; oversee use of web-based systems and appropriate software to manage accreditation reports and supporting documentation.

Oversee the development of data warehouse, databases, dashboards and analytic tools to support data disaggregation and inquiry.

Write professional reports and correspondence.

Communicate with a wide range of contacts within and outside the District with tact, professionalism, and courtesy, and in a manner that reflects positively on the Department and the District.

Assist college staff in the preparation of questionnaires and survey instruments; identify primary institutional, local, State and national demographics, economic trends and other data to be used in research projects, reports, non-instructional, and development.

Perform statistical and analytical institutional research.

Provide technical and analytical support to administrators, faculty, staff, and committees in research and planning-related activities, such as in the areas of research design, grant development, outcomes assessment, program evaluation, and prerequisite validation.

Collect and interpret statistical data regarding enrollment, demographics, student achievement, and other related measures including data/research to support College accreditation and effectiveness.

Gather and analyze information about the District and its external environment for strategic planning and program development.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the public. Make presentations to various groups within the District, community, and State, as necessary.

Develop or select, validate, and administer surveys to regularly gather information from students and internal or external stakeholders.

Evaluate and respond to requests originating inside and outside the institution.

Compile, complete and submit local, state and federal reports as required.

Develop and administer program budget; and train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

Collaborate with individuals in a multi-cultural, diverse student, staff, and community population to fulfill job duties.

Performs other necessary related duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:


Research theory and methodology.

Advanced applied statistics; report writing; survey design. Personal and client server computer systems.

State and Federal accountability reporting requirements.

Accreditation requirements for California community college Districts

Comprehensive knowledge of community college administration;

Knowledge of California and Federal laws and regulations related to education in general, specifically community colleges.

Strong communication, problem solving, interpersonal, and mediation skills;

District organization, operations, policies and objectives.

Development, implementation and monitoring of budgets; resource development. Oral and written communication skills.

Effective collaboration, communication and consensus-building techniques. Principles and practices of management and supervision.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Operation of a computer and assigned software.

Record-keeping and budgeting techniques.



Plan, organize, and conduct analytical studies. Facilitate groups and build consensus.

Read, analyze and interpret complex data and documents.

Ability to remain current with educational trends, issues and challenges for community colleges.

Approach problems objectively and present findings, conclusions, and recommendations clearly. Exercise good judgment, diplomacy, and patience.

Operate a variety of research and analysis-related computer application programs. Meet schedules and timeframes.

Apply research theory logically, creatively, and reasonably that will translate into achievable designs in the educational setting.

Plan and work effectively and cooperatively with peers, faculty, administrators, staff, students and community members from multi-cultural, diverse backgrounds

Organize multiple projects and carry out required project details.

Evaluate department programs and functions and make recommendations for continuous quality improvement.

Organize and chair meetings, lead workshops, facilitate group discussions and involve staff in idea generation, goal setting and decision-making.

Communicate well in writing and orally; develop written reports and deliver oral presentations.



Master's degree from an accredited college or university in social science, higher education, social or educational research, psychology, or a related field.

One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment

Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within student populations, including students with disabilities, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices.

Experience and expertise with the accreditation process.

Demonstrated leadership abilities evidenced by increasing levels of responsibility in higher education with community college experience preferred.


SALARY RANGE: $123,735- $165,817 (depending upon education and experience)

The College provides a diversified insured benefit program for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision and life insurance. Dependent medical, dental and vision insurance is available, toward which the College and the employee may contribute.


Paid sick leave is granted equal to one day for each month of service. Sick leave may be accumulated indefinitely. Rather than State Disability Insurance, limited sick-leave benefits are available for days beyond the earned sick-leave days. Long-term disability income-protection insurance is also available.


Full-time employees contribute a percentage of their regular salary to either the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) or to the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and Social Security.



Voluntary (Medical/Dependent Day Care) Flexible Spending Account

$50,000 Life Insurance Benefit

Deferred Compensation Program (403(b)/403 (b) Roth/457 plans)

Retirement Pension Plan (CalSTRS/CalPERS)

Abundant Professional Growth & Development Opportunities

Cumulative sick leave

Receive Longevity Pay for years of continuous service.

Employee Assistance Program

Environment that fosters diversity and inclusion

Progressive and innovative culture



Work Environment:

Duties are performed primarily in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation. Incumbents are subject to extensive contact with students, faculty, and staff with frequent interruptions, noise, and demanding timelines. Frequently involves working non-standard, evening, and weekend hours.

Physical Demands:

Incumbents regularly sit or stand for long periods, travel short distances on campus on a regular basis, travel to various locations to attend meetings and conduct work, use hands and fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines, reach with hands and arms, speak clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; see to read fine print and operate computer; hear and understand voices over telephone and in person; and lift, carry, and/or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.



CCCD is committed to ensuring equal access to instructional materials and information and Communications technology (ICT) for all, particularly for individuals with disabilities, in a timely manner. In accordance with California Government Code 7405, Government Code §11135, Government Code §11546.7, and best practices, CCCD will comply with the accessibility requirements of Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973.



Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization in the form of a passport, valid driver's license, or other equivalent identification, and Social Security card.



To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit:

Online application:

Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications

Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments

Request for Equivalency form (if applicable)

Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.)

Multiple- page transcripts must be loaded as ONE PDF document.


Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript-evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:


Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position for which you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.


Closing Date: September 5, 2023



To be included in the initial screening, application materials must be received no later than 3 p.m. on the closing date.


Email Communication

Communication regarding your application and/or status will be sent to the email address listed on your application. Please check your email regularly throughout the recruitment process as you will not receive communications by any other method.



Only individuals identified for FINAL interviews are eligible to have their expenses paid. Reimbursement will be limited to economy airfare (to and from point of origin) and for meals and lodging. The maximum allocated for meals, lodging and transportation is $600. Candidate must complete a Travel Request and Reimbursement Form and submit it together with all supporting documentation to the Human Resources Department.




Compton College - Human Resources

1111 East Artesia Boulevard

Compton, CA 90221-5393

310-900-1600, ext. 2141



The Compton Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.

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