Interim President - Ventura College

Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Interim President - Ventura College

Salary: Not Displayed

Job Type: Academic Management

Job Number: 2017-00474

Location: Ventura College, CA

Department: VC - President

Closing: 5/21/2017 11:59 PM Pacific


This interim, temporary assignment will be located at Ventura College.

Under the direction of the Chancellor, the interim President serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the college, oversees the academic and student services functions for the college, ensures sound fiscal and facilities management, and implements statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures in consideration of the mission of the district and college.

Representative Duties:

Plan and develop the overall academic direction for the college in conjunction with the Chancellor; plan and recommend the instructional and student services programs, college budget, and the organizational structure of the college; collaborate with district and college staff with regard to the strategic planning of short and long range goals and objectives, management of facilities, policy development, and resource allocation. E

Administer the overall development, evaluation, and improvement of the college curriculum and student services programs, services, and activities based on effective research and analysis; oversee the collaboration of instructional and student services managers to provide and enhance a student-centered model of education. E

Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the activities of the college pursuant to the mission of the district and college and the goals and objectives as set forth by the Board of Trustees; report on college achievement of district and college goals. E

Provide leadership for sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the institution's budget and externally-funded initiatives; plan resource allocations for facilities, equipment, and technologies that support the mission and goals of the college and district. E

Conduct administrative staff meetings and councils; provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters relating to the instructional and student services programs and staff. E

Establish and facilitate communication between the college, students, communities, businesses, and district; provide leadership for the development of outreach activities and partnerships that strengthen college viability; represent the college at meetings of the Board of Trustees, district cabinet, district planning activities in the community, and as appropriate at regional, state, and national conferences; ensure the visibility of the college within the community by promoting its accomplishments and developing appropriate marketing strategies. E

Recommend the selection, retention, promotion, and termination of college personnel; provide staffing recommendations in compliance with equal employment opportunity principles and guidelines; lead and coordinate innovative efforts for staff development and the improvement of instructional and student services programs. E

Coordinate projects and activities related to program and college accreditation, articulation, and matriculation. E

Provide for the safety of students, staff, and the general public at the college; support the implementation of safety training programs and services for students and staff; oversee college facilities to ensure they are functional, energy-efficient, and safe. E

Work cooperatively with the Academic and Classified Senates and Associated Students through a participatory governance process. E

Make recommendations and decisions regarding curricula and courses in consideration of input from the Academic Senate and college management; involve staff in the development and continuous appraisal of the general philosophy and specific objectives of the college; coordinate a system of evaluation that appraises the effectiveness of programs and personnel. E

Encourage development of a campus climate that will motivate students and staff. E

Perform related duties as assigned.

E = Essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

A master's degree from a recognized accredited institution and three years of full-time senior administrative experience in a community college and/or other accredited, post-secondary educational institution and/or comparable business or industry; OR a California Community College Credential authorizing administrative service.

Supplemental Information:

$189,299 - $222,111

All applicants, including previous and current VCCCD employees, must submit the following materials in order for their application to be considered. Failure to submit these materials will result in disqualification.

The following must be submitted for your application to be considered:
*Completed Application for Management Employment
*Letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and the personal/professional competencies listed in the position announcement. The letter should also describe your understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students.
*Official or unofficial college/university transcripts. Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. New managers will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.
*Letters of recommendation (recommended, not required)

NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework. To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit or For a list of VCCCD-recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit


A screening committee will review and screen all applications and associated materials. Those candidates deemed by the committee to be most qualified for the position will be invited to an interview. When completing the application, it is important to outline in detail your education, training (classes, seminars, workshops), and experience. You will be evaluated based upon the information provided.


The Ventura County Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. 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 identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

Applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation during the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department, in writing, of the need for a reasonable accommodation no later than the application deadline stated in the job announcement. The request should include a description of the type and extent of the accommodation being requested.

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