Assistant Supt/VP Student Services

  • VP/VC Student Services
  • Stockton, CA
  • February 4, 2021

Website San Joaquin Delta Community College District

Assistant Supt/VP Student Services – Deadline 12/30/2020 11:59pm

San Joaquin Delta Community College District

Job Number: 2000002N

The Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Student Services, serves the District under the general supervision of the Superintendent/President. As one of two Assistant Superintendents of San Joaquin Delta Community College District, along with the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction, may assume responsibility for the total administration of the District and of the College in the absence of the Superintendent/President. The Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Student Services is the District’s chief student services officer, providing leadership and vision, as a member of the executive management team, responsible to build and foster a collaborative faculty and staff consultation process for planning, directing, administering and evaluating the student programs and services. Develops, recommends, and implements policies and procedures, assuring compliance with federal, state, local, and District regulations. Serves as an effective change agent to create a campus environment that is welcoming and nurturing to all students. The Vice President of Student Services has broad scope of authority over Enrollment Services (Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Veteran’s Services, Assessment, International Students, and Student Activities), Counseling and Special Services, Career, Transfer and Outreach services, Campus Police, CalWORKS, Child Development Center, and Auxiliary Services (Bookstore, Food Services and The Market). SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

Receives limited direction from the Superintendent/President. Incumbents work within a broad framework of standard procedures and objectives. Incumbents in this classification assign, coordinate, supervise and evaluate the work of others.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

• Provide student centered leadership and direction to all operations in Student Services; establish and support a culture within the division that is committed to the success of students through accountability, creativity, leadership, cooperation, and teamwork;

• With assigned deans and directors, establish short and long term goals for district-wide student services; support the District’s strategic process ensuring that plans are consistent with the College’s mission and strategic initiatives; engage campus student services leadership in the district-wide planning process to ensure integration and progress towards goals;

• Participate in the College’s strategic planning process and provide leadership for the implementation of the strategic planning goals in the student services and institutional support areas including organizational structure, budget planning, program improvement, facilities infrastructure, and quality improvement;

• Collaborate with the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction and academic administrators to ensure that student programs support the goals of the academic division;

• Serve as the District’s Chief Judicial Officer overseeing the student due process procedure for adjudicating complaints. In consultation with deans and program administrators, develop appropriate policies and procedures for students’ due process and insure district and program compliance with due process procedures;

• Provide leadership in the evaluation of programs and services; provide a system of timely review of services; identify current and projected trends in education and recommend enhancements to foster student success;

• Develop a cohesive student services organizational structure, imbedding continuous quality improvement and leading the development of student learning outcomes for each program.

• Direct, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and participate in selecting employee; orient, train, counsel, discipline and recommend termination according to established policies, procedures and collective bargaining provisions; plan and project short and long term staffing requirements;

• Serve as a resource within the College to provide information on the diverse aspects of student services, special needs of students, and ways in which student success could be enhanced;

• Oversee assigned division and department budgets; ensures financial accountability for all assigned student services budgets;

• Advise and confer with the Superintendent/President on management issues involving District programs and services including development and/or revision of District policies and procedures;

• Direct the preparation of reports as required by federal, state, local and district regulations;

• Support and maintain effective relationships among student service division and the College administration, faculty, staff, and students through participation in the governance activities;

• Maintain current knowledge of trends in the field and legislation which may affect student services programs;

• Serve on district-wide committees as assigned; represents the District at community organizational meetings and maintain working relationships with other educational organizations, governmental units and campus area agencies;

• Perform related duties and responsibilities as required. LEADERSHIP QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

• Actively supports the mission and goals of the Board, Superintendent/President, and the Executive Leadership Team.

• Commitment to support, respect, and empower the contributions of staff and management.

• Creates a work environment that values diversity, equity, collaboration, and openness.

• An innovative thinker who demonstrates flexibility, creativity, and a strong desire to collaborate in problem solving.

• Consistently considers the institution’s goals and needs before the needs of his/her own departments or personal ones.

• An approachable, inclusive and visible leader and administrator.

• A team builder who demonstrates strong employee relations and encourages professional development in staff and managers.

• A team member who enjoys collaborating with others, who seeks the best solution not just consensus, and who understands that the team and its goals are greater than the individual members.

• An experienced administrator with demonstrated ability to balance hands-on management with delegation of responsibilities, while staying actively involved in all areas of responsibility.

KNOWLEDGE OF

• Principles, practices and techniques of planning, organization and implementation of various student services programs.

• Principles and practices of strategic and short and long range planning.

• Principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, purchasing and maintenance of public records.

• Principles and practices of sound business communication.

• Principles and practices of effective management, leadership, supervision, training, and performance evaluation.

• Pertinent local, State, and federal laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, policies and procedures affecting community colleges.

• Community college organization, philosophy, objectives, operations, functions, and services.

• Principles and practices of program and project design, development, implementation, and administration.

ABILITY TO

• Plan, organize, direct and integrate the diverse, functions, services, operations and objectives of assigned departments.

• Excellent oral and written communication skills and a demonstrated ability to present information clearly to diverse constituencies.

• Define complex issues, analyze and asses, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.

• Present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively in public meetings.

• Prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies, and other written materials.

• Establish strong interpersonal working relationships.

• Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

• Strong collaborative, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

• Identify and respond to sensitive organizational issues, concerns, and needs.

• Effectively represent District policies and decisions to the general public, students, staff, outside organizations, and other government agencies.

• Exercise critical and independent judgment.

• Effectively coordinate multiple projects, activities and tasks.

• Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students and staff.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

• Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, or a related field from an accredited college or university, doctorate preferred.

• At least seven (7) years of increasingly responsible related experience with at least four (4) years at the dean or senior management level.

Additional Information

• Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 156,163

• Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 184,068

• External Closing Date: Dec 31, 2020

• External Opening Date: Nov 4, 2020

Location: Stockton, California, United States

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