Vice President, Governance and Administration

Salem, Oregon
Sep 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Community College

Chemeketa Community College welcomes applications for a full-time Vice President, Governance and Administration

Position Summary

The Vice President of Governance and Administration at Chemeketa Community College provides leadership and oversight responsibility for the Vice President's office, Marketing and Student Recruitment, Grants, Institutional Research, Foundation, Human Resources, Title IX Compliance, and Strategic Planning and Lean Operations. Additionally, the Vice President works closely with the Board of Education and the College President to ensure strong governance of the college. This position reports directly to the President and serves as acting president in the absence of the President when directed.

Terms of Employment:
This is a 100%, 12-month exempt assignment of the E2 band and grade.
Requires flexible work schedule based upon college needs which includes some evening and weekend work and/or travel; in-state and out-of-state meetings, conferences, institutes, training and/or other meeting attendance as required.
Requires the provision of official transcripts upon hire.
Upon hire, must pass security inquiry, which will include criminal history; only information relevant to the position will be considered.

Closing Date: Friday, September 29, 2017

Why Chemeketa?

You would be challenged to find a college that matters more to its community than Chemeketa means to the residents of Oregon’s Mid-Willamette Valley. If you can affirm our vision to transform lives and communities through exceptional learning experiences, then Chemeketa will be a rewarding workplace to fulfill your potential and contribute your expertise.

The Community We Serve

Chemeketa Community College is the third largest post-secondary institution in Oregon, with approximately 50,000 students enrolled from a diversity of backgrounds. Chemeketa has seven locations, Salem campus, Yamhill Valley campus, Brooks Regional Training facility, Woodburn center, Polk center, Center for Business & Industry and Viticulture at Eola. Chemeketa's district encompasses nearly 2,700 square miles of the Mid-Willamette Valley and includes all of Marion, Polk, and most of Yamhill counties with a small portion of Linn County. About 465,000 citizens live in the district, with Salem, the capitol city of the state of Oregon, comprising the largest single concentration of citizens. Full-time enrollment increased by 35% in the last five years.

Chemeketa provides opportunities for students to explore, learn, and succeed through quality educational experiences and workforce training.

We are a college community enriched by the diversity of our students, staff, and community members. Each individual and group has the potential to contribute in our learning environment. Each has dignity. To diminish the dignity of one is to diminish the dignity of us all.

What We Have to Offer

The college also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage (subject to employee and college collective bargaining agreements).  Other benefits also include generous vacation/holidays as well as: life, and disability insurance and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) or Oregon Public Services Retirement Plan (OPSRP).


Based on Experience


A Master's Degree from an accredited institution
Five years of increasingly responsible administrative experience at a college or university which includes three years of executive-level experience (Dean, Executive Dean, Vice President or equivalent).
Three years of direct supervision of employees

Application Process

To be considered for this position, a complete online application is required. For complete information on this and other job opportunities, please visit our web site at  

We are an EO/AA/ADA institution

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