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Vice President, Instructional Services

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Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm PT on the closing date. If you need assistance with your online application, employment staff is available 8:00 am to 4:30 pm PT, Monday through Friday (excluding all major holidays).

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an "incomplete" application; please enter "N/A" if any section does not apply.
  1. Complete online application;
  2. Current resume;
  3. Letter of application (not to exceed five pages) outlining your education and experience as it relates to the major responsibilities, qualifications, and desired qualifications outline above; AND
  4. A list of five references, to include one supervisor, one subordinate, two faculty members, and one industry or community leader. [Applicants are assured that references will not be contacted unless selected as one of the finalists].
Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.
Before submitting the application and uploaded materials, please check to make sure they are complete and accurate. Once you submit, you will not have access to your application to make changes, however you will be able to view the application if submitted prior to the deadline. If you think you have made an error prior to the closing date, please contact HR at (619) 388-6579 or email jobs@sdccd.edu.
  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via the same e-mail used to submit the application: it is the applicant’s responsibility to frequently check their email for correspondence.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
  • Address Letter of Interest to: Search Committee Vice President, Instruction (Continuing Education) Human Resources – Employment Office San Diego Community College District 3375 Camino del Rio South, Suite 330 San Diego, CA 92108-3883 Submit application materials online at www.sdccdjobs.com no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 02, 2017. Inquiries For general inquiries regarding the application process, contact: San Diego Community College District Human Resources — Employment & Professional Development Telephone: 619-388-6579 (Monday-Friday/8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PT) TDD: 619-388-6896 Email: jobs@sdccd.edu Website: www.sdccdjobs.com

    Posting Details

    Posting Details (Default Section)

    Closing Date: 10/02/2017
    Open Until Filled No
    Classification Title Vice President, Instructional Services
    Working Title Vice President, Instructional Services
    Recruitment Limits
    Location Continuing Education
    Pay Information

    Range 20 ($10,334.09 – $16,818.91) per month based on the current Management Salary Schedule.

    Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the Management Employees Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

    Position Equivalent FTE:

    1.0

    Job Duration 12
    Position Number: 007631
    FLSA Status Exempt (does not accrue overtime)
    Bargaining Unit Management
    Range 20
    Position Type Academic
    Department Instructional Services
    The Position

    Under the general supervision of a President, plan, organize, administer, and evaluate curriculum, instructional programs, and learning resources for a continuing education program.

    Incumbents in this classification administer a major instructional program for a large continuing education program. Incumbents may act as chief administrative officer for continuing education in the absence of the President, as assigned.

    Major Responsibilities

    Examples of Duties and required qualifications can be found on the linked classification description.
    The Vice President, Instructional Services is expected to meet the qualifications presented on the classification description and displayed as “Desired Qualifications” and “Training and Experience,” as well as the “Licensure” upon completing the first six (6) months of employment in a Vice President, Instructional Services assignment.
    Some of the following ‘qualifications’ may be duplicates from the list on the linked classification description. Those ‘qualifications’ below that are not duplicates from the list on the linked classification description are desired or preferred but not required.

  • Plan, organize, administer and evaluate the curriculum, instructional programs, and learning resources for a continuing education program.
  • Develop annual budget recommendations according to established procedures; allocate, monitor and control assigned program budgets; initiate special fund requests.
  • Establish overall objectives and plans; initiate and participate in overall program planning; assess needs for new programs/services; facilitate their development and implementation in accordance with established approval guidelines and budgets.
  • Provide leadership in developing the enrollment growth plan and related instructional facilities.
  • Direct the implementation of new programs; evaluate and recommend revision of continuing curricula and courses.
  • Communicate and interpret program objectives and offerings to potential students, community organizations, students, staff, instructors, managers and others.
  • Serve as a member of District, site or other committees and task forces; maintain liaison with other site and District administration to assure proper coordination of activities; promote sharing of ideas and communication of successful operating practices with others in similar positions inside and outside the District.
  • Provide leadership for instructional faculty and staff; prepare staff assignments and schedules; assign work locations in accordance with established District policy.
  • Supervise the hiring process and evaluation of faculty and staff; supervise the planning, coordination and implementation of the orientation and in-service education for professional development of assigned staff.
  • Prepare reports and make presentations as necessary; assure the preparation, distribution and maintenance of required reports, records and files.
  • Represent the District and participate at the local, state and national levels in organizations and activities that improve, promote and publicize District instructional/instructional support programs.
  • Coordinate and direct special projects as assigned; initiate studies and conduct analyses as necessary to determine the need for new or modified course offerings, programs or services.
  • Direct the evaluation of facilities and equipment and recommend improvement.
  • Supervise and facilitate the resolution of student, instructor and staff conflicts, complaints and grievances.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications

    (a) Master’s degree; AND (b) One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment

    Desired Qualifications
  • Earned doctorate preferred
  • Experience with teaching and curriculum development
  • Demonstrated experience developing and administering instructional program budgets, including external grant funding in a community college setting.
  • Demonstrated experience with instructional program planning, program review, and learning outcomes assessment relative to enrollment in a community college setting.
  • Prior administration experience preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical and assessment abilities related to enrollment management.
  • Demonstrated successful interpersonal relations with college and District staff, students, and community.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing and applying collective bargaining agreements.

    Knowledge:
  • Instructional principles and techniques.
  • Goals and objectives of assigned programs.
  • Governance systems for California community college districts.
  • Supervision, management and public administration principles.
  • Local, state and federal laws governing programs and services of community college districts.
  • Trends in educational program offerings.
  • Delivery systems for instructional programs and services.
  • Goals of the District’s educational master plan.
  • District’s collective bargaining process.
  • Technical aspects of the instructional program.
  • District organization, policies and procedures.
  • Public relations and marketing techniques.

    Skills and Abilities:
  • Develop and implement schedules for programs and services.
  • Evaluate instructional needs of District clientele.
  • Interpret and apply local, state and federal regulations, and District policies and procedures which relate to instructional services.
  • Display strong leadership skills.
  • Maintain excellent interpersonal relations with college, program, and District staff, students and community groups.
  • Select, assign, train, supervise and evaluate staff.
  • Develop and direct delivery systems and implementation procedures for instructional programs and services.
  • Develop budget recommendations and administer and control adopted budget.
  • Demonstrate analytical and assessment abilities.
  • Influence and persuade people to follow a prescribed course of action.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Equivalency

    If you do not possess the exact degrees, or higher, listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” (link to the left) and attach it during the application process.

    Foreign Degree:

    Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

    Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:
  • Valid California driver’s license
  • [if possess] California Community College Supervisory Credential.
  • Commitment to Diversity:

    All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

    Working Conditions

    Physical Requirements:

  • Category III

    Environment:

  • Favorable, usually involves an office.

  • Special Instructions to Applicants:

    To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

    1. Complete online application;
    2. Current resume;
    3. Letter of application (not to exceed five pages) outlining your education and experience as it relates to the major responsibilities, qualifications, and desired qualifications outline above; AND
    4. A list of five references, to include one supervisor, one subordinate, two faculty members, and one industry or community leader. [Applicants are assured that references will not be contacted unless selected as one of the finalists].

    Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

    Before submitting the application and uploaded materials, please check to make sure they are complete and accurate. Once you submit, you will not have access to your application to make changes, however you will be able to view the application if submitted prior to the deadline. If you think you have made an error prior to the closing date, please contact HR at (619) 388-6579 or email jobs@sdccd.edu.

  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via the same e-mail used to submit the application: it is the applicant’s responsibility to frequently check their email for correspondence.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
  • Address Letter of Interest to:
    Search Committee
    Vice President, Instruction (Continuing Education)
    Human Resources – Employment Office
    San Diego Community College District
    3375 Camino del Rio South, Suite 330
    San Diego, CA 92108-3883
    Submit application materials online at www.sdccdjobs.com no later than 11:59 p.m. on October 02, 2017.
    Inquiries
    For general inquiries regarding the application process, contact:
    San Diego Community College District
    Human Resources — Employment & Professional Development
    Telephone: 619-388-6579
    (Monday-Friday/8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PT)
    TDD: 619-388-6896
    Email: jobs@sdccd.edu
    Website: www.sdccdjobs.com

    Conditions of Employment:

    SELECTED CANDIDATE IS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:

  • Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application;
  • Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the candidate’s expense;
  • Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);
  • Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);
  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States; AND
  • Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.
  • Additional Information:

    Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

    EMPLOYEE BENEFITS
    SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.

    EMPLOYMENT AFTER RETIREMENT
    If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information.

    Posting Number AC00643

    Required & Optional Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Résumé
    2. Letter of Interest (Refer to "Special Instructions" in Posting)
    3. References
    4. Unofficial Transcript (Graduate)
    Optional Documents
    1. Equivalency Request (required if applicable)
    2. Foreign Degree Evaluation (required if applicable)

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
      • No Response
      • SDCCD employment web site
      • EdJoin (SD Co. Office of Education)
      • CA Community Colleges Registry
      • Craig's List
      • Inside Higher Ed
      • Chronicle of Higher Ed
      • Professional organization/publication
      • SD Union Tribune newspaper ad (including Sign On San Diego)
      • SDCCD Employee
      • Job Fair
      • Other (list below)
    2. If other, please specify.

      (Open Ended Question)

    3. * Are you a current SDCCD employee?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. If yes, please enter your employee ID:

      (Open Ended Question)

    5. * The San Diego Community College District has a very diverse staff and student population with respect to academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds. Describe your professional development, community involvement, and professional experience in working with these diverse groups. Please, share your leadership experience in promoting diversity.

      (Open Ended Question)

    6. * Describe your leadership experience working successfully with a college management team and governance groups in a collective bargaining environment.

      (Open Ended Question)

    7. * Describe your experiences in designing and maintaining a strategic enrollment management plan. Provide examples in support of your response.

      (Open Ended Question)

    8. * Please describe your experiences with developing, writing, and implementing new curriculum or coursework materials.

      (Open Ended Question)