Vice President for Student Services - Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey California

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Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, California 93940

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job #:    2013-00039    

Vice President for Student Services    

Opening Date/Time:    Wed. 06/19/13 12:00 AM Pacific Time    
Closing Date/Time:    Mon. 08/19/13 5:00 PM Pacific Time    

Salary:    See Position Description    
Job Type:    Administrator    
Location:    Monterey, California    
Department:    Student Services    
Exam #:    2013-00039    

The Vice President for Student Services is the chief student services officer of the Monterey Peninsula Community College District and reports directly to the Superintendent/President.  She/he works collaboratively with the Vice Presidents for Academic Affairs and Administrative Services as a member of the College’s senior leadership team, and provides leadership, vision, and administrative management for student-focused services and programs throughout the District.  The Vice President is responsible for the overall design, organization, delivery, supervision, evaluation, and management of enrollment services, student success programs and student support services, including:

Academic Support Center,  Behavioral Assessment Response Team, Children’s Center, Matriculation    Student Government, Admissions and Records, Bookstore and Food Service (contracted services), Counseling, Outreach, Student Health Services, Articulation, CalWORKS, International Students, Student Activities & Campus Life, Supportive Services, Assessment, CARE, EOP&S, Student Discipline, TRIO, Athletics, Career/Transfer Resource Center,    Job Center, Student Financial Services, and Veterans Affairs.

The Vice President may be assigned additional responsibilities as part of the senior management team.    


    •    Collaborates with and supervises administrators and managers; leads planning, policy, program development, and budget and resource allocation prioritization efforts.
    •    Provides leadership in strategic planning for all student services areas.
    •    Maintains current knowledge of developments, innovations and educational trends as they pertain to student services philosophy and best practices; recommends and implements changes to maintain relevance of services and programs to best meet student needs.
    •    Ensures timely and accurate governmental reporting and compliance with state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to student services.
    •    Plans, implements and evaluates activities to ensure programs and services are regularly assessed for evidence of student learning outcomes.
    •    Provides for meaningful faculty and staff development activities.
    •    Participates in and provides leadership to shared governance processes.
    •    Manages the College’s student discipline program including investigation, resolution and due process procedures in accordance with District policies.
    •    Maintains positive student-focused relationships with the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), educational institutions and other leaders in the College’s service area.
    •    Oversees the coordination of the Educational Master Plan relating to Student Services, focusing on student success.
    •    Supervises employees, including selection, training and evaluation.
Minimum Qualifications:    
    •    Possession of a Master's degree
    •    A California Community College Administrator Credential (valid for life).
    •    The equivalent. To select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Monterey Peninsula College recognizes that candidates may have attained expertise through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments may be judged by the District as equivalent to the above qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to obtain and complete an equivalency application from the MPC Employment Webpage and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications.
    •    One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.
    •    Commitment to community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non-traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.


$126,576 (step 1) to $143,304 (step 5) + expense allowance, annually. Initial salary placement will be commensurate with background, experience and internal equity. Applicants should reasonably expect an initial placement between steps 1-3. In addition, a qualified incumbent can earn a doctoral stipend of $2,844. The District provides an expense allowance of $400 per month and an excellent fringe benefit package, including paid medical and dental coverage for employees and dependents. Vision plan, life insurance and income protection plan benefits provided for the employee only. Retirement is the State Teachers’ Retirement System.

Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements.  Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.  All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis and proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Employees must submit fingerprints for California Department of Justice clearance.

To guarantee consideration, applications must be received no later than Monday, August 19, 2013 @ 5pm. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.
To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials:
    1.    Complete all required fields of the online District Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions; AND

    2.    Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the Desirable Qualifications and Characteristics listed above and why you are interested in this position (3 page limit); AND

    3.    Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your résumé or curriculum vitae including relevant educational preparation and professional experience; AND

    4.    Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your transcripts from accredited colleges of Bachelor’s degree and all advanced degrees and coursework (official transcripts will be required at the time of hire). Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers ( at the applicant’s expense.

    5.    Three (3) current letters of recommendations from individuals who have knowledge of your ability to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of this position. AND

    6.    ESSAY:  A written response to the following (no more than 3 pages total):  What do you feel are the current “best practices” in the design of a comprehensive student services program at the community college level? Please describe at least one “best practice” that you have implemented. What leadership qualities did you use in meeting the challenges of establishing the practice? How did you assess the impact, positively and/or negatively, on students?

To apply for this position, please go to <a href=""></a> and click on the link for “Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions” where you will find the listing for this position. Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an“apply” button on the right hand side. Click on “apply” to begin the application process.
You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account log-in information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and various other documents. Only fully completed applications will be considered.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Additional
documents which are submitted, but were not requested, will NOT be forwarded to the committee.
For questions regarding this recruitment or problems applying online, please contact:
Kali F. Viker, M.S.
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College
980 Fremont Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Telephone: (831) 646-3038
Text Teletype: (831) 645-1319
Projected timeline:
Applicants selected for interview will be notified by phone the week of September 2, 2013.  All other applicants will be notified by email at the conclusion of the process.  Initial interviews are tentatively scheduled the week of September 16, 2013, with selected finalists invited to final interviews and public forums approximately October 2-4, 2013.  Board approval of the selected candidate is anticipated on October 23, 2013, with an estimated start date of January 2, 2014.
Applicants with disabilities who require an accommodation should notify Human Resources at least ten working days before the accommodation is required.

Keyword Phrases

  • Vice
  • President
  • Student
  • Service
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 1 years
Salary: $126,576 - $143,304
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 8/19/2013