Vice President of Student Services – Laney

  • VP/VC Student Services
  • Oakland, CA
  • December 14, 2023

Laney College

Laney College

Vice President of Student Services – Laney

Salary Range: $170,145 – $196,322/year – The maximum initial placement is Step 3 depending on experience and education

Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled. First Review Date: December 15, 2023 In order to be considered for the first screening, application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm PST on Decemeber 14, 2023

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Job Description Summary

The Vice President of Student Services is responsible to the President of the College for providing leadership in planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating the College’s student services programs; functions as a Chief Student Services Administrator of the College and works closely with the President, Vice President of Instruction, and the Business and Administrative Services Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty of the position satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions required for the position.

• Provides leadership, direction and coordination for enrollment development and student retention to assure maximum student access, progress, and success. This includes the continuous improvement and development of outreach/school relations, financial aid, orientation, assessment, admissions, counseling, student health and student life programs, transfer and career attainment services.

• Directs and oversees a complex student services budget, requiring coordination of categorical and District funds. Maintains compliance with Federal, State and local regulations, including District policies and procedures and insures submission of timely reports.

• Assesses the student services needs and implements appropriate student support programs in concert with Instructional Services to provide continuous quality improvement.

• Provides leadership for the development and revision of the College’s Institutional Master Plan and the development of student services short and long-term goals.

• Develops and administers the student services budget and assists the President in the development of the total college budget.

• Develops and coordinates in-service training and staff development for student services staff, academic and classified personnel to provide excellent customer service.

• Coordinates student services technologies.

• Oversees commencement ceremony with the assistance of a campus-wide committee.

• Serves as college liaison with the District Office and other District and Statewide educational institutions, on matters relating to the College’s student services program and information systems.

• Implements a systematic process for the selection, supervision and evaluation of student services staff.

• Adjudicates student appeals and grievances within areas of responsibility.

• Administers the code of conduct, due process and student discipline.

• Directs the School Relations Program with middle and secondary schools, and colleges and universities.

• Oversees special programs, such as Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSP&S), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Student Activities, Transfer Center, Child Care Center and Campus Safety Aides. Develops initiatives for new student support service programs and participates in development activities and grants.

• Coordinates publication of college catalog, schedules and other publications in concert with the Vice President of Instruction and the Executive Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Communications.

• Performs other duties as assigned by the President

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

2. One year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s assignment.

3. Knowledge and proficiency in the operation and use of personal computers utilizing various software applications (i.e., word processing, spreadsheet and database management software) including the Internet.

4. Understanding of, sensitivity to and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of Peralta Colleges’ students, faculty, staff and community.

Desirable Qualifications

Possession of a Ph.D. or Ed.D. Degree from an accredited college or university

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