College President, San Bernardino Valley College - San Bernardino Valley College in San Bernardino California

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San Bernardino Valley College

San Bernardino, California 92408

United States


Detailed Job Description

College President, San Bernardino Valley College    

Employment Period:
Administrative-Annual Contract    
Temporary Positions        

Requested Start Date:

The College President is the Chief Administrative Officer of the college and is in direct reporting relationship to the District Chancellor. The College President is responsible for administering and supervising the total college program. Plans, organizes, coordinates, directs and administers all departments, programs, activities, budgets and personnel of an assigned college within San Bernardino Community College District; participates in the development, review and implementation of District policies and procedures as they affect college activities; represents the college to the community and directs the development of quality educational programs; and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Chancellor.

1. Assumes full management responsibility for an assigned college within San Bernardino Community College District including the budgets, personnel and activities of all college programs, divisions, departments and services.
2. Manages the development and implementation of goals, objectives, and priorities for assigned college and associated service area; recommends and administer policies and procedures.
3. Establishes, within District policy, appropriate service and staffing levels for assigned college; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; allocates resources accordingly.
4. Assesses and monitors work load, administrative and support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs and implements changes.
5. Manages and participates in the development and administration of the assigned college budget; approves the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; approves expenditures and implement budgetary adjustments as appropriate and necessary.
6. Participates in the formulation of District policy for Board consideration; develops administrative regulations and procedures, goals and objectives for the college consistent with District policy.
7. Directs professional staff in long-range education planning; develops
and implements procedures for development, evaluation and revision of educational programs and related student services.
8. Directs a continuous program of research to improve colleges’ programs and meet the education needs of the community.
9. Participates in and makes recommendations on the hiring and dismissal of college faculty and staff; assists in developing performance standards and is responsible for the evaluation of all academic and classified employees of the college.
10. Provides and encourages in-service training for college administrators, faculty and staff to promote professional growth, improve efficiency and quality of operations and to prepare employees for advancement.

Reporting to the District Chancellor, the College President works collegially with campus constituencies to create excellence in all facets of college operations.
Expand access and educational opportunities for a diverse student population.
Increase the College’s reputation for its exemplary educational and vocational programs and student success.
Foster mutual respect through the celebration of diverse democratic values among students, faculty and staff at the college and its communities.
Advocate for participation in activities and partnerships that will continue to strengthen the College’s image, reputation, and academic capacity.
Recruit and retain talented and diverse faculty, staff, and administrators and provide them with the opportunity to achieve high standards and to succeed.
Promote opportunities for the innovative use of technology in the areas of teaching, learning, evaluations, student services, and systems improvement.
Lead the college through a challenging economic time while expanding alternate resource opportunities.
Work in conjunction with the Chancellor to meet goals and District objectives.    

Minimum Requirements    

Education/Training and Experience:
1. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Five years of increasingly responsible management and administrative experience.
3. A sensitivity to, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and personnel, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

DESIRED Education/Training and Experience:
1. An earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university.
2. Two years of full time post-secondary classroom teaching experience.    

Desired Qualifications:
The College President of San Bernardino Valley College must have the ability to be:
A student-centered leader, supportive of and experienced with the community college, consistently guided by students needs in all decisions.
An innovative educational leader, with demonstrated understanding and support of the potential of technology in an educational setting.
A leader who inspires and motivates others and who has a successful history of visionary leadership.
A person who inspires trust, confidence, and mutual respect.
A person of principles, integrity, personal responsibility and credibility.
A skilled and authentic communicator who facilitates communication with and among all College and community constituents.
A person who is approachable, diplomatic, empathetic, self-confident, straightforward, respectful of others, and who has a sense of humor.
A strong democratic leader who empowers staff and students in a cooperative atmosphere, with proven ability to work within a shared governance structure.
A proven leader who can diagnose and solve problems, set a strategic course of action, and make difficult choices among competing interests.
A person with proven ability to manage human, capital, and fiscal resources.
Working Hours:
Flexible hours to meet the job demands of an administrative level position, typically and minimally met by working Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.    

Salary and Benefits:
Salary range of $152,714 to $185,629 per year for 12 months of service (or 246 service days).

San Bernardino Community College District offers a comprehensive benefits package designed to meet the needs of all our employees. The College President position is offerred the following package:

Medical Insurance (Anthem HMO/PPO or Kaiser); Dental Insurance (HMO and PPO option); Vision Insurance; Employee Assistance Program; STRS Retirement (employee contributes 8%); District Paid Life Insurance ($30,000); Employee Paid Life Plan Options; Flexible Spending Accounts; Vacation Days (1.91 days per month); Sick Days (1 day per month); 15 Paid Holidays Annually; Tuition Reimbursement; $1000 Monthly Expense Stipend; $100 Monthly Cell Phone Stipend; $95 Monthly Doctorate Stipend.    
Closing Date:    10/15/2014    

In order to receive consideration, interested candidates must submit the following documents:
1. A completed online Administrative Application. Do not state “see resume” on the application form. Paper applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
2. A cover letter, five (5) pages or less, stating how your experiences and qualifications have prepared you to address the challenges and opportunities of this position.
3. A current resume summarizing your educational background, experience, achievements, and professional activities.
4. A list with names, contact numbers, and email addresses of nine (9) references: two (2) supervisors, two (2) direct reports, two (2) faculty members, one (1) student, and two (2) business or community leaders (candidates from sectors other than education should submit comparable references). 
5. Unofficial Transcripts that show you meet the minimum education requirement for this position. Only transcripts showing the awarded minimum required degree or higher degree will be accepted. Copies of transcripts must be legible. Transcripts must be from a US accredited institution. Transcripts from outside the US must include an official evaluation for equivalency. Copies of diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. Official Transcripts will be required upon hire. If possible, please highlight the area indicating the degree name/major and date awarded or conferred.

Applications that do not include all of the five (5) required documents will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

The search committee will review all applications meeting minimum qualifications and conduct individual interviews with those applicants deemed most qualified. All inquiries and applications will be held in the strictest confidence by the search committee.

The finalists will be interviewed by the Chancellor and will participate in public forums held on the campus prior to these interviews.

Candidates invited for final interviews, and who travel more than 200 miles, will be provided reimbursement in accordance with San Bernardino Community College District policy.

The new College President will be announced on or about December 11, 2014 and will assume duties on or about January 5, 2015.

For more information, please contact Amalia Perez, Human Resources at (909) 382-4047 or All inquiries will remain confidential.

San Bernardino Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates.

As per the Clery Act of 1998, the campus security report can be found at:    

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Keyword Phrases

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Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 2 years
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 10/15/2014