Recruitment Type:Open (Internal and External applicants)
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please write a cover letter of up to 5 pages (double spaced, 11 point font), describing your background and experience in meeting the duties/functions and desirables for the Associate Vice Chancellor of Educational Services position. Applicants should upload a cover letter, resume and unofficial transcript in the attachment section of the online employment application.
First interviews are scheduled during the week of May 13, 2019. Final interviews are scheduled during the week of May 20, 2019.
Position TitleAssociate Vice Chancellor, Educational Services
# of Openings1
Overtime StatusExempt (not eligible)
If temporary, employment duration:N/A
# of Hours Scheduled Per Week40
Work Schedule By Day and Work Hours
Monday- Friday, 8am-5pm
Shift Differential %N/A
# of Months12
EEO Job CategoryExecutive/Administrative/Managerial
DepartmentM1010-Educational Programs & Service
Under the general direction of the Executive Vice Chancellor, Education and Technology, the Associate Vice Chancellor, Educational Services provides leadership and administrative oversight for academic, student affairs and/or support services programs, international education, and workforce and economic development in support of the District’s mission. The Associate Vice Chancellor fosters a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District.
Examples of Duties/Essential Functions
Advises the Chancellor, Executive Vice Chancellors, Cabinet, College Presidents, and Governing Board on strategic matters related to student and academic services.
Plans, develops, and recommends District educational and student services policies, procedures, and objectives for review by the Executive Vice Chancellor, Educational Services.
Manages, integrates and provides leadership for a variety of District instructional and student services to ensure the viability and legality of educational programs.
Provides leadership and oversight to the District international education and workforce and economic development teams.
Develops measurements and accountability strategies for major District programs and services and coordinates program outcomes.
Reviews pending legislation, legal mandated regulations, and guidelines which may affect District programs, functions and activities.
Develops legislative materials, analysis and strategies for reporting, decision-making and presentation purposes.
Ensures continuous improvement of educational services through re-engineering, organizational change management, new technology solutions, assessment of best practices, and feedback from internal users and external customers to increase productivity and effectiveness.
Coordinates and facilitates the efforts of the colleges to ensure proper implementation, review, evaluation and development of educational programs and student services.
Initiates, plans, organizes and conducts professional development programs to the management team to develop quality instructional programs, student services and undertake research projects that validate student success and institutional effectiveness.
Initiates and maintains effective partnerships and linkages with K-12, business, industry, governmental agencies and other postsecondary institutions to enhance the acquisition, access and sharing of resources to support student success.
Provides District leadership and serves as a resource for admissions and records and financial aid in order to ensure the delivery of quality services, compliance with applicable governmental requirements, the achievement of efficiencies and ongoing collaboration among the colleges/centers.
Provides coordination of District accreditation activities.
Provides coordination and support for student services programs across the District.
Provides coordination, development, and support in distance education.
Complies with all District, county, state and federal requirements.
Represents the District on national, state, regional and local committees as assigned.
Performs other duties assigned.
An earned master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Two years of senior management experience, and a total of five years of management experience in instructional, student services or related programs, or a related area.
Demonstrated sensitivity to, and knowledge and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students served by the District, and sensitivity to, and knowledge and understanding of, groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
• A background of increasing responsibility in coordination of community college or other educational programs.
• Experience partnering and working with multiple external agencies – especially in relation to advancing workforce and economic development initiatives.
• Ability to work as a leader and team member in implementing district-wide programs
• Ability to monitor changes in regulations, analyze changes for their potential impacts on District programs, disseminate the information, and help to develop policies and procedures in response to these changes.
• Ability to communicate and interpret program objectives and offerings to community organizations, students, staff, instructors and others
• Strong meeting facilitation skills
Job Open Date:03/11/2019
Job Close Date:04/26/2019
Open Until FilledNo
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Foreign Degree and Credit Statement:
In accordance with the Human Resources Procedure 3050.05, all foreign degrees and credits used to meet the minimum qualifications must be evaluated by an approved National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) agency www.naces.org prior to the implementation of the equivalency process. You must upload your evaluation with your application when you apply for this position to be considered. We cannot accept foreign degree evaluations after the closing date. The candidate bears all responsibility and costs associated with obtaining the evaluation.
About the District
The mission of the Contra Costa Community College District is to transform lives by providing outstanding learning opportunities that nurture and empower all students to achieve their educational goals. The dedicated faculty, classified professionals and administrators in the District are committed to core values and action that promote excellence in learning and equitable student success. The District is committed to hiring and developing a diverse staff that understands that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive role models for all students; and creates an inclusive and supportive educational work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves.
Located in Contra Costa County, in the beautiful and diverse San Francisco East Bay area, the District serves the 1 million residents of the County through education, business partnerships and service in the community. The District first opened its doors in 1949 and is the second oldest and eighth largest multi-college community college district in California. The District consists of three colleges and two centers; Contra Costa College in San Pablo; Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill; Los Medanos College in Pittsburg; and the centers in Brentwood and San Ramon. The District Office located in downtown Martinez, supports the mission and functions of the colleges.
As evidenced by the rich diversity in Contra Costa County, the District enrolls a highly diverse student population. Serving over 52,088 students a year, in 2017-18 fiscal year the demographic make-up of the students was 10% Black/African American; 17% Asian/Pacific Islander; 33% Hispanic/Latino; 29% White/Caucasian; and 11% Other.
The District actively encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve the dynamic student population and work collaboratively with existing colleagues that are equally dynamic and diverse.
Contra Costa College
Contra Costa College is a dynamic, comprehensive community college with a diverse student population. The institution has served the communities of West Contra Costa County for more than 69 years. Most of the 10,500-plus students who attend the college come from local communities, but many also come from neighboring communities and from countries throughout the world. The college offers certificates and degree programs in 70 areas. It prepares students for immediate employment and for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Faculty and staff are proud to be affiliated with an institution that has a tradition of excellence and a reputation for educating students to live and work in a diverse global environment.
Diablo Valley College
DVC is committed to increasing student success. The college has distinguished itself as one of the nation’s most successful community colleges by offering incomparable transfer opportunities and exceptional career-technical programs. In both Pleasant Hill and San Ramon, a diverse student body engages with high-quality instruction and support services designed for excellence and equity in student learning. DVC’s career-technical programs keep pace with emerging technologies and skill requirements, while unparalleled transfer programs prepare students to be successful in four-year colleges and universities. DVC continuously ranks among the top transfer pathways to UC Berkeley.
Los Medanos College
Los Medanos College, opened in 1974, is the newest campus of the Contra Costa Community College District. The college prepares students to excel and succeed economically, socially and intellectually in an innovative, engaging and supportive learning environment. LMC provides quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities to serve the needs of a rapidly-growing and changing East County while enhancing the quality of life of the diverse communities it serves. Los Medanos College is known for its transferable general education program and career technical programs strongly connected with local business and industry. The college serves approximately 10,000 students.
Insurance: The District offers health, vision, dental and life insurance for monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors and their eligible dependents. Monthly classified employees and managers/supervisors covered by another health medical plan may waive District coverage and receive a monthly cash stipend.
Retirement: Most employees are members of the PERS (Public Employees Retirement System). Faculty employees and Academic Managers are members of the STRS (State Teachers Retirement System). Police Service employers are members of Safety Public Employees Retirement System.
Deferred Compensation: The District offers two optional deferred compensation plans. Eligible employees have a choice of the 457, 403b plans and a selection of savings and investment options.
Leave Allowance: The District offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors a generous vacation and sick leave benefits as well as 20 paid holidays annually (which can vary based on length of winter break).
Additional Benefits: The District also offers monthly eligible classified employees and managers/supervisors educational reimbursements, employee assistance programs, a travel assistance plan, longevity compensation, retiree benefits, employee discounts on health memberships and a comprehensive wellness program.
Agency Shop: Local One Classified positions are within a collective bargaining unit. Local One employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. This is a one-time initiation fee of $45.00 and monthly contributions of 1% of gross pay + $1. The United Faculty positions are also within a collective bargaining unit. United Faculty employees are required to join the union or pay an equivalent service fee. The monthly contribution is an agency fee of .55 % of gross pay + $2.50.
For further information regarding benefits eligibility and details please refer to the following documents available on the 4CD website:
Classified Employees Local 1 Contract (Article 20-Benefits):
Managers/Supervisors/Confidential Personnel Manual (Section 8-Insurance Benefits):
POST OFFER PRE-PLACEMENT EVALUATION PROGRAM (PEP)
All job offers of employment are conditional upon the applicant’s satisfactory results of the Post Offer Pre-Placement Evaluation Program. This involves a physical strength test to demonstrate a minimum level of strength to perform the essential duties of the job. There is no charge for this service. Please do not make an appointment for testing until you have received notification from the Human Resources Department after a job offer is extended. The positions we currently evaluate are: Building Maintenance Worker, Custodian I and II, Lead Custodian, Cook, Food Services Assistant, Food Services Supervisor, Food Services Supply Clerk, Food Services Coordinator, Grounds Worker/ Gardener I and II, Senior/ Lead Grounds Worker/Gardener, Lead Maintenance Mechanic, Senior Equipment Maintenance Worker. If you are not hired in a listed classification, you may disregard this notification.
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