Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning - Cosumnes River College in Sacramento California

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Cosumnes River College

Sacramento, California 95823

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Los Rios Community College District

Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning

The Institution:
Cosumnes River College Mission/Vision Statement:
"The mission of Cosumnes River College is to provide opportunities for individuals to achieve their maximum potential and contribute to the well-being of the larger community. Cosumnes River College provides an inclusive learning environment and creates dynamic opportunities for the intellectual growth of students, staff and our community. To fulfill its mission, the college provides student access, supports academic quality and rigor and promotes student success in an atmosphere of collegiality, cooperation and innovation."

Cosumnes River College and the Los Rios Community College District value the ability of staff members to work through problems together, and toward that end we are committed to an interest-based approach to problem solving.

Cosumnes River College is an open access, student-centered, comprehensive community college that prepares students to realize their educational and career aspirations through exemplary transfer, general, and career education in an academically rigorous and inclusive environment. CRC also offers exceptional instruction in basic skills and English for non-native speakers, as well as a broad array of life-long learning, community services, and workforce development programs.

As a community of scholars and practitioners with a deep commitment to equity and social justice, CRC values teaching and learning excellence and high academic standards sustained by academic integrity, fairness and mutual respect, and an ethic of care. The College's core values of cultural competence and diversity, continuous learning and assessment, exceptional student services, and innovation are central to our collegial and environmentally responsible academic setting.

Position Summary:
Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning provides administrative leadership in the planning, organization, and evaluation of the instructional programs and services of the college. The Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will be responsible for administrative oversight of selected instructional divisions.

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will coordinate the college's efforts to offer vocational programs for our community. The Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will work with administrators to develop and implement programs; to create strategies to address the Board of Governors' initiatives related to workforce development; to coordinate the development of the college's career education programs; to monitor programs for effectiveness and ensure adherence to federal and state regulations in the use of funds.

The Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will represent the college in state and regional occupational administrative groups and direct the development and coordination of potential partnerships with appropriate industries, high schools and universities as they relate to career programs.

The Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will assist in the interface of the college with state and federal agencies in our efforts to be an educational force in economic and workforce development. The Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will work with the District in administering the college Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Improvement Act program and managing use of funds. Emphasis will be placed on growth potential of occupational/vocational programs, establishing partnerships and securing grants.

In addition, the Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will provide administrative support to the instructional services operation in the production of the class schedule and college catalog, in logistical aspects of the curriculum committee, in the management of faculty contracts and accountability, and in the coordination and usage of college instructional facilities.

The Associate Vice President of Instruction and Student Learning will have the opportunity to work with a wide diversity of faculty, staff and students on a variety of instructional issues.

. Develops and supervises production of the college class schedules, catalogs and related publications
. Provides leadership for the advancement of the college's economic and workforce development efforts
. Initiates and oversees the development of career programs by working with college faculty, business and industry advisory groups and other appropriate organizations
. Serves as a college liaison to occupational administrative groups and develops partnerships with external agencies including business and industry, high schools and universities
. Works with and provides administrative oversight of selected instructional areas and division deans
. Works with and provides administrative oversight to statewide and national grants and special projects
. Works with faculty, staff and students to facilitate consensus and action on issues pertaining to instructional programs
. Monitors programs, files reports and ensures adherence to regulations of federal and state agencies for the receipt and expenditure of funds
. Provides administrative support to the instructional services operations
. Provides technical support with curriculum, coordination and maintenance of faculty contracts
. Coordinates college instructional facility usage and program approval for occupational programs
. Supervises assigned employees and operations
. Coordinates and oversees reporting requirements for all related budgets
. Works to ensure promotion/marketing of occupational programs
. Participates as a management team member in general activities related to personnel, support, facilities, and funding of the instructional programs
. Assists Vice President of Instruction with enrollment management, productivity and growth

Additioinal Responsibilities:
. Provides leadership through continued evaluation and improvement of assigned instructional programs
. Coordinates the personnel selection process including developing and reviewing selection criteria, recruiting, screening, interviewing, and recommending within area of responsibility
. Coordinates scheduling of curriculum offerings and the monitoring of instructor assignments
. Prepares instructional related program, facilities, personnel, financial, descriptive and analytical reports
. Works closely with the Academic Senate to provide leadership in curriculum development activities college wide
. Assists in coordinating instructional personnel policies and procedures of the college and District
. Serves on local, District and state committees as assigned by the Vice President of Instruction or college President; aids in interpreting college programs and services to the general public
. Uses technology to organize, categorize and coordinate instructional data and reports
. Willingness to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary
. Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Have a master's degree* from an accredited institution completed by December 31, 2013.

2. Two years of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment.

3. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

*Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at; select "Job Openings", then "Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges".

Application Instructions:
To receive full consideration, applicants applying to any administrative Los Rios Community College postings are required to submit:
1. The LRCCD Administrative application (required)
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work**(graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts). (required)
3. Resume (required)
4. Two letters of recommendation (required)
5. Letter of Interest (required)

** Note: Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents. A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses.

Additional Salary Information:
Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

CRC (Cosumnes River College)

CRC Administrative Services

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LRCCD embraces diversity as one of the core values of the organization.

The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.


Keyword Phrases

  • Instruction
  • Student
  • Learning
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 2 years
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume