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President (Ventura College)

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Ventura County Community College District

Location

Ventura, CA

Job Description

President (Ventura College) 

Ventura County Community College District

Under the direction of the Chancellor, the President of  Ventura College serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the college, oversees the academic and student services functions for the college, ensures sound fiscal and facilities management, and implements statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures in consideration of the mission of the district and college. 

Job Duties:  

Plan and develop the overall academic direction for the college in conjunction with the Chancellor; plan and recommend the instructional and student services programs, college budget, and the organizational structure of the college; collaborate with district and college staff with regard to the strategic planning of short and long range goals and objectives, management of facilities, policy development, and resource allocation. E

Administer the overall development, evaluation, and improvement of the college curriculum and student services programs, services, and activities based on effective research and analysis; oversee the collaboration of instructional and student services managers to provide and enhance a student-centered model of education. E

Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the activities of the college pursuant to the mission of the district and college and the goals and objectives as set forth by the Board of Trustees; report on college achievement of district and college goals. E

Provide leadership for sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the institution's budget and externally-funded initiatives; plan resource allocations for facilities, equipment, and technologies that support the mission and goals of the college and district. E

Conduct administrative staff meetings and councils; provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters relating to the instructional and student services programs and staff. E

Establish and facilitate communication between the college, students, communities, businesses, and district; provide leadership for the development of outreach activities and partnerships that strengthen college viability; represent the college at meetings of the Board of Trustees, district cabinet, district planning activities in the community, and as appropriate at regional, state, and national conferences; ensure the visibility of the college within the community by promoting its accomplishments and developing appropriate marketing strategies. E

Recommend the selection, retention, promotion, and termination of college personnel; provide staffing recommendations in compliance with equal employment opportunity principles and guidelines; lead and coordinate innovative efforts for staff development and the improvement of instructional and student services programs. E

Coordinate projects and activities related to program and college accreditation, articulation, and matriculation. E

Provide for the safety of students, staff, and the general public at the college; support the implementation of safety training programs and services for students and staff; oversee college facilities to ensure they are functional, energy-efficient, and safe. E

Work cooperatively with the Academic and Classified Senates and Associated Students through a participatory governance process. E

Make recommendations and decisions regarding curricula and courses in consideration of input from the Academic Senate and college management; involve staff in the development and continuous appraisal of the general philosophy and specific objectives of the college; coordinate a system of evaluation that appraises the effectiveness of programs and personnel. E

Encourage development of a campus climate that will motivate students and staff. E

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential duties 

Minimum Qualifications  

A master's degree from a recognized accredited institution and three years of full-time senior administrative experience in a community college and/or other accredited, post-secondary educational institution and/or comparable business or industry;

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A California Community College Credential authorizing administrative service;

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The equivalent. Candidates not possessing the minimum qualifications as stated above must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire for Equivalency and explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those listed above.  

Knowledge Of:  

Philosophy, mission, and goals of community colleges

Goals, policies, regulations, and methods related to effective curricula and student services program development and implementation, accreditation, program/class scheduling, and needs assessment for instructional programs and student services

Current theories on teaching and learning, including multicultural issues that affect instructional and student support programs and services

Emerging technologies and the applications to technology and education

Principles of employee contract administration and effective problem solving

K-12 districts and colleges, local and state decision-making bodies, local business, and industry

Fundraising techniques

Principles of equal employment opportunity

Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college personnel and students

Principles of empowerment and team building

Applicable state and federal statutes and regulations

District organization, operations, policies, procedures, and objectives

Principles of participatory governance

Principles of developing and administering master plans that drive the budget process, resource allocation, and facilities and technology planning utilizing a collaborative and consensus-building process

Principles of budget administration 

Ability To:  

Analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action

Establish and maintain effective relationships with district administrators and those of other public and private organizations, union officials, and employees

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Provide leadership to and work effectively as part of an educational leadership team that fosters and promotes trust and respect

Advocate for the college and its students and programs

Foster an environment in which teaching and learning are central to the college mission

Posting Number:  0602089 

Position:  Full Time 

Percent Position:  100% 

Months:  12 

Employee Type:  Management 

Job Category:  Management/Supervisory 

Requested Start Date:  07/01/2013 

Work Week/Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm or as needed to complete assigned responsibilities.

This position is located at Ventura College. 

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

For more information and to apply, visit http://jobs.vcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53939

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