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President, Yuba College

Company

Yuba Community College District

Location

Marysville, CA

Job Description

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.

FINAL FILING DATE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014 (This position is open until filled)

LOCATION: Yuba College

SALARY: $139,578 - $170,061/YR. (Range 50, Management Salary Schedule)

COMMENCING: JANUARY 1, 2015

CHANGE-ORIENTED QUALITIES: The Yuba College President leads the institution in advancing students toward attainment of their educational and career-readiness goals by effectively marshaling instructional and support resources to improve student outcomes. In coordination with Woodland Community College and District Services personnel, the Yuba College President must exhibit an unshakable commitment to student access and success, as reflected by Yuba Community College District Board of Trustees strategic goals and directed by the Chancellor.
 
ESSENTIAL DEMONSTRATED LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS:
 
  • Student Access and Success: The Yuba College President will have a deep commitment to student access and success, for students enrolled in the college, for those who have not yet arrived, and those who have graduated and/or transferred to a four-year college or university.
  • Risk-taking: The Yuba College President will be committed to identifying gaps in student outcomes on the basis of factors such as race, ethnicity and gender, and then mobilize the college to improve results.
  • Team-building: The Yuba College President and his/her administrative team will foster among faculty and staff a culture of innovation and effective implementation driving towards common goals of improving student access and success.
  • Establishes a Sense of Urgency: The Yuba College President will work to establish and maintain among leaders, faculty and staff a healthy sense of urgency to improve student access and success.
  • Plans for Lasting Change: The Yuba College President will have strong strategic ability to plan for change in ways that ensure broad buy-in and action that significantly improves student access and success.
  • Results-oriented: The Yuba College President will develop a culture of inquiry and evidence to support a results-oriented approach across the institution.
  • Effective Communicator: The Yuba College President will effectively engage with the College’s internal and external stakeholders, strategically communicating in ways that advance student access and success.
  • Financial and Operational Ability: The Yuba College President will align resources and expenditures to achieve significantly improved results in student outcomes, implementing well-designed institutional changes at scale, and ensuring they are embedded for the long term.
  • Entrepreneurship: The Yuba College President will be an entrepreneurial and highly effective fundraiser, with a particular capacity to raise revenue and develop resources that support strategies for improving student access and success.
  • Leading Beyond College Boundaries: The Yuba College President will use the institution’s influence and resources to pave the way for ongoing student access and success by forging partnerships with outside entities, including K-12 school districts, four-year colleges, community-based organizations, and employers.

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 from an accredited institution; and
  • One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the  administrator’s administrative assignment.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited institution.
  • 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 ACCJC Accreditation regulations.
  • Knowledge of the California Education Code and Title 5.
  • Knowledge of working with HSI Colleges (Hispanic-serving institutions).
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of Community College students.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.

WORKING CONDITIONS: In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.

WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please contact the Human Resources Office at 530-741-8765.

BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefits package for employees and dependent(s), for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $20,000 annually with currently no out of pocket expenses to employees or dependents for monthly premiums. The package includes health, dental, vision, two (2) life insurance policies and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the State Teacher’s Retirement System (STRS), 457/403b options, 12 sick days, 22 vacation days, 223 day/12 month contract.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Final Filing Date: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014. A complete application includes: A Resume, Transcripts, EEO Statement and a Cover letter/letter of interest not to exceed six (6) pages which highlights the applicant’s qualifications. It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure all application materials are received by the application deadline date. All submitted materials become District property, will not be returned, will not be copied and will be considered for this recruitment only. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered. To application instructions, please visit the Yuba Community College District website under HR/Jobs. Applications are accepted by email and can be emailed to D0284972@go.yccd.edu.

TIMELINE: Interviews are tentatively scheduled for October – November 2014. Before a candidate is employed with the District, the candidate will be confirmed by the Governing Board; the proposed date confirmation is January 1, 2015.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

IF YOU REQUIRE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please contact the Human Resources Office at 530-741-8765

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