Job Posting TitleVice President of Student Services
LocationLos Rios Community College District (Folsom Lake College)
Department LocationStudent Services
Established in 2004 as the fourth college in the Los Rios Community College District, Folsom Lake College (FLC) is a vibrant teaching and learning institution serving over 8,800 ethnically and racially diverse students each semester. The college and its two educational centers, the El Dorado Center in Placerville (EDC) and the Rancho Cordova Center (RCC), serve the rapidly growing areas of both eastern Sacramento and western El Dorado counties, forming a dynamic learning community committed to academic excellence, innovation, and educational equity.
Our mission is focused on a rigorous educational program with a strong focus on student success. We provide a broad range of academic programs, student support services, learning modalities (including online and hybrid courses), as well as opportunities for student engagement and leadership. We also incorporate the newest technologies for innovative classroom instruction, including collaboration with The Innovation Center Makerspace at the Main Folsom campus.
The Main Folsom campus also includes the Harris Center for the Arts, a state of the art visual and performing arts venue. The Center presents a diverse program of arts, culture and entertainment that engages the entire region. It is also home to FLC’s Visual and Performing Arts education programs, as well as local arts organizations and community partners, who embrace the opportunity to perform and learn in a world class facility.
FLC provides educational environments designed to empower, inspire, and enrich our diverse student population, including students from historically underrepresented and underserved populations. Our college awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees, as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer which guarantees transfer into California State Universities, and numerous private and non-profit 4-year colleges and universities. We also offer Career Education (CE) certificates and degrees and transfer credit for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university.
Our Commitment to Social Justice & Equity
FLC believes that education should belong to everyone. To nourish this inclusion, we champion equity, diversity, social justice, and environmental sustainability as foundational to academic, campus, and community life. We work with the communities we serve toward just and fair inclusion into society in which all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. We commit to equity driven decision-making, planning, and reflective processes that are responsive to the diverse identities and experiences in our community.
Under the general direction of the College President, the Vice President of Student Services is responsible for:
● Supervising and directing all Student Services, including the selection, supervision, and evaluation of student services personnel.
● Developing and supervising of appropriate budgets; enhancement of Student Services programs in day, evening, and summer sessions at all college sites.
● Supporting and developing a climate which promotes innovation and developing appropriate outcomes.
● Assessing programs and services to evaluate the effectiveness of the student learning and success programs.
● Working integrally with the other Vice Presidents, managers, and staff in developing processes supporting student success.
● Engaging with the other Vice Presidents of Student Services and others throughout the Los Rios Community College District in the evaluation of district regulations, policies and procedures that relate to effective implementation and accurate accountability.
● Working cooperatively with the management team and the district staff in all areas of responsibility.
The Vice President of Student Services functions as general administrator of Student Services at the main campus and two centers. These functions include but are not limited to the following:
a) Admissions, records, and registration
b) Counseling, assessment, matriculation, and articulation
c) Student Life Program
d) Disabled Student Programs & Services (DSP&S), Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOP&S), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), re-entry, transition, and Veteran’s Center
e) Student Development
f) Career Services and student employment
g) Health Services
h) Financial Aid
i) Outreach and Transfer
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Assessing and responding to the needs of the students and community, changing demographics, and organizational needs.
● Developing a positive environment that supports teamwork and innovation.
● Developing and maintaining strong interrelationships across Student Services programs and between Student Services and Instruction.
● Ensuring accountability of Student Services categorical programs and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and district and college policies and procedures.
● Developing and managing resource assessment, planning, budgeting, and allocation processes.
● Providing supervision, evaluation, and staff development for the areas of responsibility.
● Recommending to the President the hiring, retention or dismissal of members of the Student Services staff.
● Planning, developing, and administering the budget for the Student Services areas.
● Providing direction and advice regarding fiscal management of student and campus organizations.
● Advising student body association concerning budgetary planning/fiscal management.
● Coordinating instructional related student activities with the Vice President of Instruction.
● Supervising student disciplinary/due process procedures.
● Assisting the College President in articulation, outreach, and community efforts.
● Serving on local, district, and state committees as directed by the College President.
● Coordinating with the Vice President of Instruction on an array of supportive programs and services for targeted populations.
● Preparing reports as necessary for the College President.
● Keeping informed of legislation which affects community college student services programs.
● Serving as a regular member of the College President’s Executive Team.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus work and/or hours.
Work Year12 month
1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution complete by January 2, 2020.
2. Have two years formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
*Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators’ in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at https://jobs.losrios.edu/; select “Los Rios Jobs”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators”.
1. The Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
3. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.
● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Salary$149,378 annually LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationAdditional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve-month, Educational Administrative Position
Beginning on or about January 2, 2020.
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours. After hours inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here
Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.