Golden West College
Vice President of Student Services
Deadline: $133,118.00 - $173,544.00 Annually
Complete job description and application available online at:
Under the direction of the President, and in collaboration with the other two Vice Presidents, the Vice President of Student Services is responsible for the functions of student services and instructional programs within the policies and procedures established by the Board of Trustees. This position promotes the goal of integrating instruction and student services and will be actively involved in college-wide issues; supervise and direct staff who oversee the programs under his/her area of responsibility and ensure that all constituencies of the college are represented and advocated for equally.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
• Provide administrative leadership in academic and student support programs and processes in an innovative manner.
• Administer, supervise and evaluate all programs and administrators within the student services and instructional areas of responsibility.
• Collaborate with the Vice President of Instruction for the implementation of the educational master plan related to student learning, development, and outcomes.
• Provide leadership in developing, improving, implementing, evaluating and reviewing programs and services to stay current and relevant.
• Oversee Student Learning Outcomes, Service Area Outcomes, and Program Review processes for programs and services for which he/she has responsibility.
• Provide a participatory governance environment for the organizational, interpretation, and revision of the student services processes.
• Coordinate the development, preparation, and management of the budget for all programs of responsibility.
• Administer oversight and coordination of facilities housing the areas of responsibility.
• Liaison between areas of responsibility in student services and instruction, and other programs and services of the college.
• Representation of student services programs on appropriate district committees.
• Perform other related work as required.
1. Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (c).
Possession of a Master's Degree from an accredited institution and at least one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment, OR
Possess the California Community College Administrative Credential, OR
Possess a combination of education and experience that is at least equivalent to the above. (Candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit and Equivalency Determination Form in addition to all other required materials.)
2. Sensitivity to the challenges of the disabled and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Community College Experience
1. Qualified to teach in one of the college instructional programs.
2. Evidence of three years of successful full-time college faculty instructional experience (counselors and librarian instruction is applicable).
3. Evidence of knowledge of state and national educational issues, trends, and budgeting processes.
4. Evidence of knowledge of Federal and State regulations, including the California Education Code and Title 5.
5. Evidence of knowledge and experience in student services functions including outreach, admissions, onboarding, assessment, registration, records, evaluation, graduation and other related functions and services.
6. Evidence of knowledge, experience, and commitment to Student Services and Support Plan (SSSP) efforts in removing barriers to student success and completion.
7. Evidence of knowledge, experience, and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts in identifying disproportionately impacted populations and leading opportunities and projects in removing identified barriers.
8. Three years full-time administrative experience at a division dean/department chair level or higher.
9. Administrative experience in and demonstrated advocacy for instruction and student services.
10. Leadership ability to fulfill the college's mission, institutional goals and objectives in a participatory/collegial governance setting.
11. Leadership consistent with the ethics, values, mission, and goals of the College.
12. Leadership experience in a participatory/collegial governance setting.
13. Evidence of success in strategic planning, program/services development and budgeting.
14. Evidence of success in enrollment services, program review, Service Area Outcomes (SAO's) and Student Learning Outcomes (SLO's) including experience in the assessment process, and applications of institutional research.
15. Possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution.
16. Evidence of participation in educational associations and commitment to his/her own professional development.
17. Evidence and commitment to professional development of his/her team
18. Experience in collective bargaining environment.
19. Working knowledge of student discipline, student grievance, and student sexual harassment process matters.
20. Working knowledge of employee management, hiring, training, professional development, evaluation, and performance improvement activities.
21. Evidence of experience integrating technology into college instructional and student services programs.
22. Evidence of experience securing external funding sources.
23. Experience in community relations and outreach.
Conditions of Employment
This is a contract, full-time, 12-month, Educational Administrator position. Work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Flexible schedule and weekends might be necessary to address the needs of programs and job duties.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX. (Reference: BP/AP 5910 )
The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators, and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the District's strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Starting salaries for academic positions are based on a combination of education and experience. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on longevity and professional development. An additional annual stipend is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution.
Applications must be received no later than the posted closing date. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. Electronic applications may be completed by visiting www.cccd.edu/employment. Once you have completed an electronic application, you may apply to open positions within the Coast Community College District by submitting the application and all other required materials. Required materials differ for each open position and must be complete when submitted for a specific posting. Instructions for completing applications and applying to posted positions are available online or by calling Applicant Processing at (714) 438-4714.
All application materials become the property of the Coast Community College District and will NOT be copied or returned. Information for TDD users is available by calling (714) 438-4755.
Application Requirements: To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes:
A complete online Educational Administrator Employment Application.
A current resume.
A cover letter highlighting your qualifications.
Answers to supplemental questions.
Application for Equivalency (if applicable.)
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate "n/a" (not applicable). If you do not know an answer, please indicate so, but do not leave any space blank.
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview.
Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate the job you are applying to and your name.
Disability Accommodations: If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714 OR (714) 438-4713.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must frequently sit for long periods.
Use hands and fingers to handle equipment, keyboard or other objects.
Reach with hands and arms.
Must speak clearly and distinctly to ask questions and provide information.
Hear and understand voices over the telephone and in person.
A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request.
Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer