Vice President of Student Services

  • VP/VC Student Services
  • Woodland, CA
  • May 26, 2024

Website Yuba Community College District

Job Title Vice President of Student Services
Location Woodland Community College – Woodland, CA
Job Description
Woodland Community College (WCC) is seeking an equity-minded, dynamic, collaborative, and results-oriented leader to serve as Vice President of Instruction.

At Woodland Community College, the Vice President of Student Services holds a pivotal role in shaping an educational environment that champions student success and equity. The Vice President of Student Services is responsible for developing and overseeing quality, innovative student services and programs that are responsive to the diverse needs of our student body and the demands of a rapidly changing world. The Vice President of Student Services is crucial in creating a supportive, inclusive, and welcoming learning environment that facilitates student engagement, learning, and success from entry to graduation. Through collaborative leadership, the Vice President of Student Services helps make Woodland Community College a place where students can thrive, achieve their goals, and transform their lives. We invite qualified candidates to join us in our commitment to student success, excellence, equity, and community engagement.

The Vice President of Instruction will report directly to the President of Woodland Community College. The Vice President serves as the Chief Instructional Officer providing general oversight for the College’s academic programs. The Vice President manages and evaluates the work of the Instructional Deans, other managers, and staff within the Office of Instruction.

The Vice President of Instruction plays a pivotal role in shaping the academic landscape and ensuring instructional practices meet the diverse needs of all students. As a member of the College leadership team, and in cooperation with the team of vice presidents and deans, the Vice President of Instruction works closely with the College President to support the comprehensive success of the college and its three sites.

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Essential Duties Summary
    • Student Access and Success: The Vice President of Student Services will have a deep commitment to student access and success, for both prospective and current students.
    • Results-oriented and Data-informed Leadership: The Vice President of Student Services will be committed to identifying gaps in student outcomes based on factors such as socio-economic, race, ethnicity, language, ability, academic skills, and gender, and mobilize the campuses through a culture of inquiry and evidence to improve results.
    • Team Building: The Vice President of Student Services will foster among faculty and staff a culture of collaboration, innovation, and effective implementation towards common WCC goals of improving student access and success.
    • Establishes a Sense of Urgency: The Vice President of Student Services will work to establish and maintain among leaders, faculty and staff a healthy sense of urgency to improve student access and success.
    • Plans for Lasting Change: The Vice President of Student Services will have the ability to plan for change in ways that ensure broad buy-in and actions that significantly improve student access and success.
    • Effective Communicator: The Vice President of Student Services will effectively engage with the College’s internal and external stakeholders, strategically communicating in ways that advance student access and success.
    • Financial and Operational Ability: The Vice President of Student Services will align resources and expenditures to achieve significantly improved results in student outcomes, implementing well-designed institutional changes at scale, and ensuring they are embedded for the long term.
    • Community Engagement and Outreach: The Vice President of Student Services will use the institution’s influence and resources to pave the way for ongoing student access and success by forging partnerships with outside entities, including but not limited to TK-12 school districts, four-year colleges, state-wide agencies, community-based organizations, and employers.
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Required Qualifications
The minimum qualifications for service as an educational administrator shall be both of the following:
(a) Possession of a master’s degree; AND
Three years of supervisory leadership experience related to the administrator’s essential duties and assignment.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTSInclude a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.
Desired/Preferred Qualifications
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of successful public higher education administrative experience in Student Services, including concurrently managing multiple student support programs/units.
  • Direct managerial responsibility and functional understanding of the interrelated areas of oversight for this position: Admissions & Records; Outreach; Counseling; DSPSEOPS/CARE; CalWORKS; TRiO; Financial Aid; Student Conduct; Student Success & Retention; and Transfer & Career Programs.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and a demonstrated commitment to building equity focused practices into student support programs and working in a culturally diverse workplace, including with Spanish speaking populations.
  • Earned doctorate degree from accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of California Education Code and Title V
  • Knowledge of working with HSI (Hispanic Serving Institutions) colleges
  • Collegiality and collaboration with diverse constituencies, both internal and external
  • Effective communication, both orally and in writing
  • Strong and articulate proponent of higher education
  • Experience working in a participatory governance environment
  • Strong management and operations skills
Physical Demands
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Range/Step Range 45, Management Salary Schedule
Salary Range $152,830 – $186,222/Annually (Step 1- 9) Placement will be based on both the candidate’s years of related experience and educational qualifications.
Benefits Information
– Telework Program – Some classifications may have the ability to work remotely or within a hybrid schedule
EEO Statement
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Yuba Community College District will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

The Yuba Community College District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices.

Board Policies
Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Commitment to Diversity

Internal vs. External External
Posting Number AS775P
Open Date 04/25/2024
Close Date 05/26/2023
Review Start Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
    • To apply for this position, interested candidates are required to complete an online application, including submission of a Resume, Letter of Interest, EEO/Diversity Statement and Unofficial Transcripts through the People Admin application portal.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.
  • It is important to note that the District retains the right to extend time limits or initiate the recruitment/selection process anew at any stage.
  • Education Code §87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he/she/they is free of active tuberculosis.
  • As a condition of employment, the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to the local police department. The fees charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI for the fingerprint report is the employee’s responsibility.
  • Fingerprint clearance must be received prior to the employee’s first day on the job.

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