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Contra Costa Community College District
  • Position Number: 5134332
  • Location: Martinez, CA
  • Position Type: Student Affairs and Services

Associate Vice Chancellor, Educational Services

Posting Number: 0002002
Location: District Office
Salary: Contract Position

Position Definition:
Under the general direction of the Executive Vice Chancellor, Education and Technology, the Associate Vice Chancellor, Educational Services provides leadership and administrative oversight for academic, student affairs and/or support services programs, international education, and workforce and economic development in support of the District's mission. The Associate Vice Chancellor fosters a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:
Advises the Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellors, Cabinet, College Presidents, and Governing Board on strategic matters related to student and academic services.

Plans, develops, and recommends District educational and student services policies, procedures, and objectives for review by the Executive Vice Chancellor, Educational Services.

Manages, integrates and provides leadership for a variety of District instructional and student services to ensure the viability and legality of educational programs.

Provides leadership and oversight to the District international education and workforce and economic development teams.

Develops measurements and accountability strategies for major District programs and services and coordinates program outcomes.

Reviews pending legislation, legal mandated regulations, and guidelines which may affect District programs, functions and activities.

Develops legislative materials, analysis and strategies for reporting, decision-making and presentation purposes.

Ensures continuous improvement of educational services through re-engineering, organizational change management, new technology solutions, assessment of best practices, and feedback from internal users and external customers to increase productivity and effectiveness.

Coordinates and facilitates the efforts of the colleges to ensure proper implementation, review, evaluation and development of educational programs and student services.

Initiates, plans, organizes and conducts professional development programs to the management team to develop quality instructional programs, student services and undertake research projects that validate student success and institutional effectiveness.

Initiates and maintains effective partnerships and linkages with K-12, business, industry, governmental agencies and other postsecondary institutions to enhance the acquisition, access and sharing of resources to support student success.

Provides District leadership and serves as a resource for admissions and records and financial aid in order to ensure the delivery of quality services, compliance with applicable governmental requirements, the achievement of efficiencies and ongoing collaboration among the colleges/centers.

Provides coordination of District accreditation activities.

Provides coordination and support for student services programs across the District.

Provides coordination, development, and support in distance education.

Complies with all District, county, state and federal requirements.

Represents the District on national, state, regional and local committees as assigned.

Performs other duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
An earned masters degree from an accredited college or university.

Two years of senior management experience, and a total of five years of management experience in instructional, student services or related programs, or a related area.

Demonstrated sensitivity to, and knowledge and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students served by the District, and sensitivity to, and knowledge and understanding of, groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

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Desirable Qualifications:
  • A background of increasing responsibility related to the coordination of community college or other educational programs and student support services.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement and advancing equitable educational access and success.
  • Experience partnering with multiple external agencies - especially in relation to building educational pathways, increasing access to resources, and/or and streamlining transition points for students.
  • Experience leading and/or coordinating projects or programs that improve the student experience and positively impact diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects to successful completion.
  • Strong communication, facilitation, and presentation skills.

Special Instructions:
To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application (references to rsums or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an "incomplete" application; if any section does not apply, please enter "N/A"). The following document(s) should be assembled prior to completing the online 4CD Application (these will need to be uploaded with your application):
1. Letter of Application (described subsequently) 2. Current Rsum 3. Professional References 4. Unofficial Transcripts

In a Letter of Application, not to exceed five pages, candidates should state how their personal, professional, and educational experiences and qualifications qualify them for the Associate Vice Chancellor, Educational Services position at 4CD. Candidates should consider the "Examples of Duties and Essential Functions" and "Desirable Qualifications" highlighted in the posting in their Letter of Application and cite specific examples from their background and experience to demonstrate knowledge and expertise necessary for this position.
Professional references must be uploaded in the attachment section of online application. Preferably, references are to be from current and former institutions. Candidates must provide five professional references which include the name, telephone number, and e-mail address for each of the following:
a) two direct supervisors;b) two management-level colleagues; and
c) one reporting support staff member.
Please review the posting in its entirety and allow time to upload requested documents. To be considered in the initial review of applications, all applicant materials must be received in the Contra Costa Community College District (District) Human Resources Office by 11:59 PM on Monday, April 22, 2024. Only complete online applications will be reviewed by the committee. First level Interviews are scheduled for May 14-16. Final Interviews and Open Fora are scheduled for May 21-22. The final interview and public forum appointments will occur on the same day. Please note: First and final interview meetings are scheduled to take place in-person.

Job Close Date: 4/22/2024
Open Until Filled: No

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