Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs - Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey California

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Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, California 93940

United States


Detailed Job Description

Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs    

Job #:    2014-00045    
Opening Date/Time:    Mon. 07/14/14 12:00 AM Pacific Time    
Closing Date/Time:    Continuous    
Salary:    $10,548.00 - $11,942.00 Monthly    
Job Type:    Temporary    
Location:    Monterey, California    
Department:    Academic Affairs    



This is a one year interim assignment.  The anticipated start date is October 2014 and is expected to continue at least through June 30, 2015.   MPC will actively recruit candidates for the regular position during the interim assignment.
Example of Duties:    

The Vice President of Academic Affairs is the Chief Academic Officer of the Monterey Peninsula Community College District and reports directly to the Superintendent President.  The Vice President of Academic Affairs works collaboratively with the members of the Executive Cabinet and provides leadership, planning, policy development, oversight, and budget development and management for a comprehensive instructional programs and services throughout the District including a wide variety of programs for general education, transfer, career and technical education, non-credit, and instructional contract agreement courses. The Vice President of Academic Affairs serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer and provides oversight for self-study initiatives and the accreditation review process.
Minimum Qualifications:    
    •    Posession of a Master’s degree in a related field
    •    A California Community College Administrative Credential (valid for life)
    •    The equivalent to either the Master's degree or Credential.  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 download and complete an equivalency application from the employment web page and submit/attach the completed form to the employment application along with appropriate documentation of your qualifications;
    •    One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the positoin.
    •    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.

Desirable Qualifications and Characteristics:
    •    Five years of progressively responsible experience that includes the development, oversight, and review of Academic programs and services, preferable at the community college level.
    •    Possess experience in the strategic and long term planning of programs and services, including enrollment management.
    •    Demonstrated ability to manage and oversee complex budgets, including restricted and categorical funds.
    •    Demonstrated ability to be creative and innovative in providing leadership to develop programs and services that effectively serve a diverse student population.
    •    Demonstrated commitment to participatory governance and developing collaborative relationships with campus constituency.
    •    Possess strong leadership, interpersonal, and teambuilding skills.
    •    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of legislative and industry trends impacting services to students.
    •    Demonstrated experience and knowledge in Student Learning Outcomes design, development, and implementation.
    •    Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the accreditation process.
    •    Knowledge of California Education Code, Title 5, Title IX, and American with Disabilities Act.
Work Schedule / Supplemental Information:    

$10,548 - $11,942, per month as negotiated. In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn a Doctoral stipend of $237/month. Further a 5% stipend may be awarded for serving on the District Negotiations Team, if assigned.The compensation package may be individually negotiated to adhere to pension reform and CalSTRS regulations, if necessary.

Health and welfare benefits are provided.

Application Deadline
The position is open until filled, however to guarantee a review by the committee, completed application packets must be submitted by 5:00 pm (PST), August 8, 2014. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Application Procedures

To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials:
    •    Completed Online District Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions;
    ◦    In the Reference Section, please provide the contact information for at least 1 of the following:
    ▪    Colleague/Peer
    ▪    Community Member
    ▪    Two (2) Supervisors, past or present
    ▪    Direct Reports/Subordinates
    ▪    Faculty
    ▪    Classified staff
    •    An Introductory Cover Letter addressing each bulleted item listed under Desirable Qualifications and why you are interested in the position. This letter is not to exceed 3 pages. (attached as a .pdf);
    •    Résumé or Curriculum Vitae (attached as a .pdf);
    •    Unofficial Transcripts from accredited colleges of Bachelor’s degree and all advanced degrees and coursework (attached as a .pdf).  Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers ( at the applicant’s expense;
To apply for this position, please go to  and click on the link for “Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions.” 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.
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 document 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:
      Cecelia Sutton
      Human Resources Department
      Monterey Peninsula College
      980 Fremont Street
      Monterey, CA  93940
      Telephone: (831) 645-1341
      Text Teletype: (831) 645-1319

Applicants selected for interview will be notified by phone approximately mid- August.  All other applicants will be notified by email.  Initial, on-campus interviews are tentatively scheduled in early September.  Travel expenses are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Selected finalists will have second round interviews with the President. These final interviews are generally conducted via SKYPE. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time. MPC regrets that relocation assistance is not available.
MPC was founded in 1947 and currently enrolls approximately 6,100 fulltime equivalent students annually. The campus is located on 98 acres of prime land within the city of Monterey overlooking the Monterey Bay.  In addition, MPC operates the Education Center at Marina and the Public Safety Training Center at Seaside.  The campus is undergoing a 12 to 15 year, $200 million facility renovation, primarily funded by a $145 million local bond measure, passed in 2002.  The District maintains a Board required 10% reserve and has a well-established resource and allocation planning process through the shared governance structure.
MPC underwent a reaffirmation of accreditation.  The Institutional Self Study in Support of Reaffirmation of Accreditation report, completed in fall 2009, the self study addendum, MPC Education Center at Marina Substantive Change Proposal and the Accreditation Team Report of March 2010 are all available for review:
For information about course offerings, please see the Monterey Peninsula College catalog and class schedules:
For a history of the development of the Education Center at Marina:
For Institutional Research:    


Keyword Phrases

  • Vice President
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 1 years
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume