Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associates degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diegos Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Department: Public Safety Programs
Salary: $9,091.17 [step 1] $11,074.16 [step 5]. A maximum placement of step 5 is negotiable dependent upon education and experience. Administrators that possess earned doctorates from accredited institutions are awarded an annual stipend of $1,434.
Full or Part Time: Full-Time
Date Opened: 09/17/2018
Close Date: 11/13/2018
Responsible for overall leadership and direction of the Palomar College Police Academy (Academy) and its instructional program in accordance with California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) regulations.
To be eligible for this position, you must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed in a) through c) below:
a. A masters degree AND one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the position.
b. A bachelors degree in administration of justice or a closely related field AND six years of full-time equivalent professional law enforcement experience.
c. An associates degree in administration of justice or a closely related field AND nine years of full-time equivalent professional law enforcement experience.
NOTE: For work experience, a year is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at www.naces.org.
Diversity Statement: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
Benefits: Full-time employees receive fully-paid benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents; life, disability, and long-term care insurance; and sick leave, vacation and paid holidays. Estimated value of these employer-paid benefits is approximately $29,726 annually. All full-time educational administrators are enrolled in CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System).
Palomar College. located in San Marcos, CA, is dedicated to achieving student success and cultivating a love of learning. Our mission is to provide an engaging teaching and learning environment for students of diverse origins, experiences, needs, abilities, and goals. As a comprehensive community college, we support and encourage students who are pursuing transfer-readiness, general education, basic skills, career and technical training, aesthetic and cultural enrichment, and lifelong education. We are committed to promoting the learning outcomes necessary for our students to contribute as individuals and global citizens living responsibly, effectively, and creatively in an interdependent and changing world.