Yuba Community College District
FINAL FILING DATE: This position is open until filled; however, the first review of applications will begin on Friday, March 7, 2014.
SALARY: $138,636 - $168, 912/YR. (Range 50, Management Salary Schedule)
COMMENCING: July 1, 2014
Yuba Community College District is inviting applications for consideration to lead Yuba College in a transformational journey through current and new innovative approaches to providing a world-class learning and teaching environment. Yuba College is boldly reinventing itself, and it is seeking a courageous and visionary leader to successfully guide the college through this process. Yuba College is considering applicants from across the nation who have a demonstrated track record of success for leading institutions through systematic change.
BASIC FUNCTION: The President serves as the chief executive officer for the college and assures that the College is administered in accordance with the policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, the regulations of the State of California, and the relevant requirements of the federal government. The President provides overall leadership and administrative authority for all aspects of the campus programs, including instructional and student services; supervision and evaluation of all staff planning and budgeting; technology; outreach and public relations; as well as coordination with sister College and District Services as delegated by the Chancellor.
DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:
• Serves as the College’s Chief Executive Officer, overseeing the overall administration and management of the College. Serves as a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Team.
• Keeps the Chancellor and Board of Trustees fully informed of important College matters.
• Prepares all recommendations/resolutions concerning the College and submits them to the Chancellor with final approval subject to Board of Trustees approval.
• Recommends personnel decisions for the College to the District, subject to the confirmation of the Board of Trustees.
• Recommends the organizational structure of the College to the Chancellor, subject to confirmation of the Board of Trustees.
• Provides leadership for the planning and development of instructional and student services programs; fiscal management; human resource management; technology; facilities; and community and government relations.
• Provides leadership for institutional planning including development of the vision, mission statement, Educational Master Plan, facilities plan, strategic plan and budget. Establishes College goals in keeping with Board priorities.
• Requests fiscal allocations from the District for the operational budget, staffing, and capital outlay project needs of the College. Advises the District of all possible sources of funds that might be available to implement present or contemplated District programs.
• Provides overall leadership for the College’s accreditation process.
• Promotes diversity in all aspects of the College community.
• Encourages and supports the value of staff development. Oversees the timely evaluation of all employees in accordance with California Law and Board Policy.
• Ensures compliance with applicable laws, policies, and regulations, including the timely filing of required reports, stays informed of laws that affect the College, anticipating how changes might impact the College.
• Supports and promotes collegial consultation and participatory decision-making with employee groups within their respective roles as outlined in Board Policy and Administrative Procedures.
• Serves as liaison between the College and the Chancellor with respect to employer-employee relation matters.
• Demonstrates commitment to Economic Development of the College’s service area.
• Represents the College to the community, promoting positive relationships and open communication with all constituencies; establishes and maintains strong working relationships with local schools, professional organizations, cultural groups, and businesses; develops a public relations program for the service area.
• Represents the College to appropriate local, state, and federal agencies, exerting influence on Community College policy development; provides for continued membership in relevant associations; participates in local, regional, state, and national organizations for professional development.
• Represents the College on District-wide committees and project teams, as well as to community groups, professional organizations, other Colleges and K-12 schools.
• Assists in the continued development and maintenance of the College’s and/or District’s educational planning, program review and accreditation processes and works to assure articulation between educational planning goals and objectives and those of other College and District organizational units.
• Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of Community College students.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Chancellor.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate must possess the minimum qualifications for Educational Administrators which will be both of the following:
• Possession of a Master’s Degree; and
• One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
• Doctoral degree preferred.
• Three to five years of executive administrative experience in increasingly complex positions and demonstrated experience in valuing diversity are strongly preferred, higher education preferred.
• Knowledge of the California Education Code and Title 5.
• Knowledge of working with HSI Colleges (Hispanic-serving institutions).
• Knowledge of fundraising and resource development
• Experience in creating consortium and partnerships
• Experience in public speaking
• Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations
• See to read a variety of materials
• Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
• Sitting for extended periods of time
• Lifting light objects
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Applications are available from the Human Resources Office, 2088 North Beale Road, Building 100A, Room 21, Marysville, CA 95901, OR TTY (530) 634-7760 OR visit the Human Resources web site at: http://www.yccd.edu/hr. A complete application includes: YCCD Management Application, Resume, Transcripts, EEO Statement and a Cover letter/letter of interest not to exceed six (6) pages which highlights the applicant’s qualifications.
TIMELINE: Interviews are tentatively scheduled for March 2014. Before a candidate is employed with the District, the candidate will be confirmed by the Governing Board; the proposed date confirmation is May/June 2014.
Equal Employment Opportunity