VICE PRESIDENT, STUDENT SERVICES
G - Student Services
Pay Grade Level:
M-12, Step A, $115,799 - M-12, Step E, $135,470
Starting Pay Rate:
M-12, Step A, $115,799 through M-12, Step B, $120,431
Required Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position is open until filled with a first screening date of Monday, April 21, 2014.
Open Until Filled
Reporting to the President of Grossmont College, the Vice President of Student Services has the responsibility of providing leadership and direction to the student services division comprised of Counseling, Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, Extended Opportunities Programs and Services (EOPS), Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS), Transfer Center and Athletics.
There is an emphasis on providing services through technologically integrated activities; duties also include providing direction and coordination for the college Matriculation, Student Services & Support Program and appropriate special grant projects. Directly reporting to the Vice President are the Dean of Counseling Services; Dean, Admissions & Records and Financial Aid; Associate Dean for Student Affairs; and Associate Dean, Athletics.
The Vice President serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and is responsible for making recommendations to the President regarding Student Services; other duties include providing support for institutional planning and coordination with other college areas including, but not limited to, Instruction, Administrative Services, and Institutional Advancement. This is a top leadership role within a growing and dynamic college. Working with faculty, staff, students, and members of the community, the Vice President plays a significant role in creating a vision for success and learning into the future.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
To provide leadership and supervise the planning, organization, and coordination of student services of the college while achieving the institutional goals and objectives and ensuring academic support services are provided to students to achieve educational success.
Direct the core departments of counseling, admissions, financial aid, student affairs, special programs, and athletics; oversee the development and evaluation of policies and procedures for these areas.
Provide leadership in the development of program review processes in accordance with district goals and standards.
Direct the recruitment, selection, assignment, supervision and evaluation of academic student services personnel and classified staff.
Advise and confer with the President on management issues involving programs and services of the college, including development and/or revision of policies and procedures; participate in strategic and long-range planning for college activities and programs.
Prepare, recommend and implement budgets for assigned areas; upon expenditure variations, take necessary action to assure compliance with budget limitations and established fiscal policies.
Direct the preparation of reports as required by federal, state, local and district regulations; inform the President and other district staff as to the status of assigned functions or groups of services.
Maintain current knowledge of legislation and educational trends pertinent to student services philosophy and practice.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination equivalent to: a Master's degree (doctorate preferred) in counseling, education, or closely related field and three years of increasingly responsible management experience in an educational institution of which two years of management experience have been with emphasis in the area or closely related area of the administrator's assignment. The position requires specialized mastery in a field of management or education, combining conceptual understanding with broad applied experience.
Demonstrated experience in the development and review of programs and processes within the areas of student services.
Evidence of leadership and supervision in the planning, organization, and coordination of student services.
Proven involvement with strategic and long-range planning for college activities and programs.
Evidence of experience in directing one or more of the core departments of student services including student affairs, specially funded programs, counseling, admissions, registration and records maintenance, financial aid, and athletics.
Commitment to participatory shared governance processes and continuous improvement.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Experience in management issues involving programs and services of a college, including and/or revision of policies and procedures.
Experience in designing and implementing effective management/growth strategies.
Direct experience in planning and implementing budgets for assigned areas with evidence of ability to take necessary action to assure compliance with budget limitations and established fiscal policies.
Evidence of ability to oversee the development of probation, disqualification and evaluation policies and procedures for graduation, transfer and veterans benefits.
Ability to facilitate communication and understanding among faculty, staff, students, and the community, within the framework of a multi-college district.
Ability to direct the preparation of reports as required by federal, state, local and district regulations; inform the President and other district staff as to the status of assigned functions or groups of services.
Commitment to maintain current knowledge of legislation and educational trends pertinent to student services and instructional philosophy and practice.
Ability to direct the recruitment, selection, assignment, supervision and evaluation of student services personnel and classified staff.
Ability to participate in the college planning process while participating in the achievement of the goals and procedures of the district as a whole.
Other Licenses and Certifications:
General Employment Information:
Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.
BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.
Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 250 miles (one-way) outside San Diego County will be reimbursed up to $200 for travel or airfare only.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department at (619) 644-7639.
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