Vice President, Academic Affairs
Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
Academic Affairs (M)
Physical location of the position:
Is this position categorically (grant) funded?
Under the supervision of the College President, serves as a line officer in planning, organizing, and administering the instructional programs of the college.
Master's degree, from an accredited institution, in one of the disciplines taught at the College. Doctorate degree from an accredited institution preferred.
Three years of successful experience in administration, preferably at the community college level. Three years of full-time teaching experience, preferably at the community college level. Successful experience in organizing and administering a large instructional support program with the ability to supervise and coordinate staff to carry out assigned functions. Demonstrated ability, over a period of three years or more, to administer the instructional program of a comprehensive community college with extensive associate degree, occupational certificate and transfer programs. Demonstrated ability to adapt the curriculum to an area, which is rapidly changing demographically and technologically. Training and/or experience in curriculum development, staff development, instructional technology, and shared governance.
Computer utilization in academic management.
Develop, initiate and carry out new policies and procedures; establish working relations with various community organizations, including advisory committees for occupational curricula; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and work effectively with faculty and staff in the implementation of collective bargaining agreements.
Sensitivity to changing student populations, ethnically and culturally, and the academic programs required to serve such students. Personal characteristics necessary for working with students, faculty, classified staff, administrative colleagues and the community, including good judgment, tact, diplomacy, sense of humor, and the strength of character to put forth ideas which are innovative and deserving of consideration by the college community.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Candidate must have evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students (E.C. 87360a).
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Plans, organizes, administers and supervises: curriculum evaluation and development, community services programs, instructional support services, library services, total instructional program, certificated contract administration and program review.
2. Serves as a regular member of the College President's senior administrative staff.
3. Supervises the recruitment, orientation, assignment and evaluation of both full-time and part-time instructional staff within the goals and policies of the District and College guidelines.
4. Develops new educational programs and supervises all instructional activities while maintaining adherence to the Education Code, Title V, AB1725, federal regulations, Board Policy, District administrative regulations and collective bargaining agreements.
5. Coordinates instructional college development, including long-range planning and liaison with federal, state and private agencies, which support educational programs in higher education.
6. Coordinates the development of the report for application for reaffirmation of accreditation and prepares the annual accreditation report required by the Commission.
7. Supervises areas of instructional support including the library, learning resource center, and instructional laboratories including computer-assisted instruction (CAI).
8. Supervises research activities and the publication of the College schedule of classes and catalog.
9. Interprets the college programs to individuals and groups through community contacts and participation in community activities.
10. Serves on local educational and community organizations as well as district, state, and national committees as assigned by the College President or the Chancellor.
11. Plans and directs studies related to the effectiveness of the instructional program including room utilization, instructor load, and WSCH/FTE (weekly student contact hours per full time equivalent instructors).
12. Participates in the retention of students.
13. Assists in the preparation of the College Operational Plan and budget.
14. Assumes the duties, obligations and responsibilities of the College President, as assigned, during his/her absence.
15. Administers a variety of vocational and technical programs leading to certificates and associate degrees.
16. Interfaces with external educational institutions and community, business and industry representatives in the development and initiation of college programs and services.
17. Understands, interprets and implements provisions of new Vocational and Technology Education Act (VTEA) to ensure college compliance.
18. Through continued study and participation in professional organizations, maintains an understanding of current ideas, research, and practices pertaining to the areas of responsibility for this position.
19. Participates in local, regional, and state activities to promote Academic Affairs, Riverside Community College District, and the community college system.
20. Performs other duties as assigned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is an Academic Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.
The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.
All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.
The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.
The Riverside Community College District complies with all federal and state rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law. This holds true for all District employment opportunities. Inquiries regarding compliance and/or grievance procedures may be directed to the District's Title IX Officer/Section 504/ADA Coordinator. Harassment of any employee/student with regard to ethnic group identification, national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, color, ancestry, genetic information, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any characteristic listed or defined in Section 11135 of the Government Code or any characteristic that is contained in the prohibition of hate crimes set forth in subdivision (1) of Section 422.6 of the California Penal Code, or any other status protected by law, is strictly prohibited. The Title IX Officer, Section 504/ADA Coordinator for the District is Ms. Georgina Villasenor, 3801 Market Street, Riverside, CA 92501. Telephone Number is: (951) 222-8595.
Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Masters or Equivalent Transcript
Optional Applicant Documents:
Effective Employment Date:
* Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.
* An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.
* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!
* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.
* The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact Diversity and Human Resources at (951) 222-8595 for assistance.
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