Vice President of Academic Services
Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Posting Number: 0600156
Position Code: 2AIN04
Location: Chabot College, 25555 Hesperian Blvd, Hayward, CA 94545
Department: Chabot - Academic Services
Pay Rate: $130,430 - $154,911/annual
Position Type: Administrator
Posting Date: 06-26-2013
Closing Date: 08-16-2013
The Vice-President of Academic Services is a management position designated by the Board of Trustees for the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. The incumbent is responsible for the satisfactory completion and/or coordination of the listed duties and responsibilities either directly or through administrative review. The incumbent is charged by the Board of Trustees with the satisfactory implementation of Board policy and District procedure as applicable to the position. In addition, the incumbent is expected to participate in the formulation of District policies by making appropriate recommendations for improvements or additions in policy or procedure through his or her reporting authority and/or by serving on District-wide councils.
The Vice-President of Academic Services is the Chief Instructional Officer and is responsible for the overall design, organization, delivery, supervision, evaluation, and fiscal management of a comprehensive instructional program, including general education, transfer programs, technical and occupational programs, community and continuing education, non-credit education, contract education and athletics. The Vice-President of Academic Services may be assigned additional responsibilities in such areas as Library, Instructional Media Center, Television Studio, Tutorial Services, HUB, Instructional Technology, and Online Education. This position reports directly to the College President and works collaboratively with the Vice-President of Student Services and Vice-President of Administrative Services.
Representative Duties and Job Characteristics:
The Vice-President of Academic Services shall:
1. develop, direct, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate the programs, personnel, operations, activities and personnel practices of all areas of responsibility to ensure their compliance with District policies, Education Code, and State and Federal regulations;
2. directly supervise academic services administrators;
3. coordinate the recruitment, selection, and orientation of faculty and classified staff ensuring equal opportunity in employment; and participate in the recruitment and selection of administrative staff;
4. conduct performance evaluations of , classified staff, and academic administrators; and coordinate evaluation policies and procedures for tenure granting, for tenured faculty evaluation, and for part-time faculty evaluation;
5. monitor faculty teaching assignments to ensure conformance to College and District Policy and to ensure equitable workloads;
6. provide leadership of a comprehensive faculty development program, including the infusion of instructional technology into the teaching-learning processes;
7. review and recommend conferences, field trips, leaves of absence, instructional improvement grant proposals, and other special faculty and classified requests;
8. direct and organize the process for curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation of the general education, basic skills, transfer, technical and occupational, distance education and community and continuing education programs;
9. direct, in conjunction with the College Curriculum Committee, the approval of College curricula and programs; the interpretation of curricular policy; and the definition of academic standards;
10. establish and implement a process for systematic instructional program review and utilize the results and recommendations to strengthen academic programs;
11. coordinate the development of the semester and summer class schedules, College catalog, and instructional publications;
12. foster and maintain high standards of instruction and strengthening teaching by:
a. providing faculty opportunities for professional growth and development;
b. monitoring and assessing student progress, performance, and satisfaction to evaluate academic quality;
c. fostering experimentation by introducing new teaching technologies and learning strategies;
13. assist institutional research efforts related to areas of responsibility;
14. prepare and submit for approval, administer, and monitor the annual budget for all areas of responsibility; and maintain required documentation for categorical expenditures;
15. provide leadership to the the process for establishing recommendations for capital outlay, in instructional areas including media, computers, and library books;
16. participate in College long-range planning for instructional programs, services, and facilities and coordinate financial planning with institutional planning activities;
17. responsible for off-campus, evening and Saturday educational classes and programs as needed;
18. maintain liaison with area high schools, colleges and universities, business, industry, public agencies, community interest groups, and the State Chancellor's Office;
19. coordinate contract education with the District office;
20. serve as accreditation liaison officer for the College and coordinate the College self-study process and all reports required by the Accrediting Commission;
21. responsible for the completion of all necessary State and Federal reports in Academic Services;
22. work collaboratively with the College Articulation Officer to develop, maintain, and disseminate articulation agreements with transfer colleges and universities;
23. work cooperatively with the Faculty, Classified, and Student Senates;
24. serve as chair of the academic administrative staff;
25. serve as a member of assigned committees:
a. College Cabinet
b. Chancellor's Cabinet
c. College Council
d. Curriculum Committee
e. Planning, Review and Budget Committee
f. District Sabbatical Leave Committee
g. District Budget Study Group
26. maintain a close working relationship with the counterpart Vice-President of Academic Services at Las Positas College;
27. represent the College as the Chief Instructional Officer at state-wide organizations;
28. serve as an administrative associate to the President and, when assigned, assume direct responsibility for the College during the absence of the President;
29. work cooperatively with the College Grant Developer in the preparation of grant proposals for external funding;
30. assume other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the College President.
Minimum Education & Experience:
Master's degree required; earned doctorate preferred.
Significant full-time teaching and administrative experience in post-secondary education, preferably in a community college; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which indicates possession of the knowledge and skills required.
1. Knowledge of Accreditation regulations, reporting requirements, and direct experience putting that knowledge to use.
2. An understanding of the California Community College mission, its educational and financial issues, the laws and regulations of California and the changing role of the community colleges.
3. Experience in leading collaborative discussions pertaining to enrollment management to maximize student learning opportunities, student success, and apportionment generation.
4. Experience working collaboratively with college constituencies on programs which fulfill the mission of the college, including transfer preparation, career and technical education, basic skills, and other initiatives.
5. Experience in a collective bargaining environment. Experience creating a climate and practice of collegial participatory governance.
Physical Activities and Working Environment:
Performance of the duties of this job may include the following physical activities: standing, walking, stooping, reaching and manipulating (lifting, carrying, moving) light to medium weights of 10-30 pounds, sitting for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity for reading numerical figures; good hand-eye coordination; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp; and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment, and read application information. Performance of the duties of this job frequently involves sitting, reaching with hands and arms, talking, and hearing. This position also involves regular travel to various locations.
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WHO ARE UNABLE TO CARRY OUT THE PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES OF THE POSITION WILL RECEIVE REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO ENABLE THEM TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.
To apply, visit: https://www.clpccd.org/hr
Required Applicant Documents:
Personal Qualifications Statement
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