San Joaquin Delta Community College District
Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction
Application Deadline: February 1, 2013
The Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction will serve the District under the general supervision of the Superintendent/President. He/she will serve as one of two Assistant Superintendents of San Joaquin Delta Community College District, along with the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Student Services. In this capacity, he/she 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 Instruction is the College’s chief instructional leader and officer responsible for all instructional and instruction-related activities of the College, including all instructional divisions and instructional support programs.
The salary range is $130,451.00 - $150,275.00 annually, higher with an earned doctorate: $132,652-$152,476
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction will:
1. Serve as accreditation liaison officer for the College with the Accreditation Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). With the Superintendent/President, provide leadership and coordination for all accreditation processes and activities including the preparation of official accreditation reports and communication of accreditation requirements to the College community.
2. Work collaboratively with the Superintendent/President, the Cabinet, and other constituency groups to implement the goals and objectives of the Board, the College’s master and strategic plans, and the ACCJC standards.
3. Provide leadership, direction, and coordination for all instructional programs and services including curriculum planning, development, and activities and communication of community needs and educational trends to College faculty and staff. Direct a regular process of course and program review by which new courses and programs are added to the College’s curriculum and by which obsolete courses and programs are removed.
4. Provide leadership and direction for enrollment management, and implement enrollment management planning, including the allocation of teaching units, maximization of Weekly Student Contact Hours, and balancing general education, basic skills, and career technical education in coordination with college marketing and outreach efforts, and budgetary constraints.
5. Conduct periodic reviews of institutional goals and objectives as they relate to instructional services.
6. Recommend the development of physical resources as related to instructional services.
7. Advance the economic growth and global competitiveness of the District through the development of educational programs, training, and services, especially workforce development, contract education, and international education.
8. Provide leadership in the application of technology for instructional purposes including distance education.
9. Prepare and present annually the instructional budget and the enrollment management plan and work with the College’s Planning and Budget committee in resolving budgetary issues.
10. Prepare reports as required by the Superintendent/President, Board of Trustees, as well as state and local offices and file such reports on or before the dates they are due.
11. Provide leadership and direction in the selection, employment, orientation, evaluation and professional advancement of the instructional personnel of the College.
12. Develop, enhance, and supervise appropriate in-service training and staff development activities including the New Faculty Academy and District-wide Mandatory Flex Days. Develop, plan, and implement activities and functions to maintain and promote a high level of staff morale among college staff.
13. Develop, enhance, and supervise the institutional planning and research function of the District. Lead the processes of development and timely revision of institutional plans. Communicate institutional research and information and data on programs and services as required and as needed to governmental agencies, the Board of Trustees, and the College community.
14. Serve as liaison to the College’s Academic Senate.
15. Recommend policies, procedures and programs relating to the College’s instructional program and, upon approval by the Superintendent/President, implement them.
16. Oversee the timely preparation and publication of the College catalog and master instructional schedule for each college instructional term, along with class schedules, manuals, and other necessary publications. Provide leadership for the enhancement of the College website as it relates to instructional programs and services.
17. Represent the College in the community by communicating the role of the community college to the public, parents, organizations, the press, and various other community agencies.
18. Review all State and Federal projects initiated by staff and approve applications for instructional program grants in collaboration with the Superintendent/President’s Cabinet.
19. Keep informed of educational legislation and other trends and advise the Superintendent/President of all pending and actual changes to the Education Code.
20. In collaboration with the Director of Human Resources, manage the collective bargaining agreement as it relates to the instructional program and staff.
21. Perform other duties as the Superintendent/President may deem necessary.
• Lead faculty, instructional managers, and staff toward the achievement of institutional goals and objectives.
• Articulate a vision for the organization and management of the instructional program and services.
• Manage a major organizational element of a community college in an effective and economical manner;
• Implement general directives and Board policies in the assigned areas of responsibility;
• Interpret new and revised laws, rules and regulations, and advise College management of resultant problems and necessary actions;
• Apply the provisions of the Public Employee Relations Act.
• Community college philosophy, objectives, organization, functions and services;
• Principles of effective faculty, staff and management operations applicable to a major organization unit;
• Principles of community college planning, institutional research, budgeting;
• Laws, rules and regulations pertaining to California Community Colleges;
• The Public Employee Relations Act, the unit collective bargaining contracts, provisions of the Education Code and Title IX and Title V regulations;
• Advanced oral and written communication skills.
• Computers and computer applications that support management systems and student services functions.
Education and Experience:
Possess a Master's Degree, doctorate preferred, from an accredited institution;
Possess minimum qualifications in one of the disciplines offered at the College;
7 years of recent progressively responsible experience at the management or staff level;
Sensitivity to and an understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students and staff.
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