Vice President of Instruction

San Mateo
Dec 05, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors, Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Vice President of Instruction

Posting Number: 2014524S

Department: Instruction CAÑ (DEPT)

Location: Cañada College

Position Number: 3A0007

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $160,068 (annual) - $205,620 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Reporting directly to the College President, the Vice President of Instruction is responsible for planning, developing, coordinating, and evaluating the college's instructional programs and services. The Vice President of Instruction functions in a senior administrative capacity, working closely with the College President, the Vice President of Student Services, and Deans. The Vice President of Instruction administers the overall coordination, implementation, evaluation, and improvement of the college curricula and its instructional faculty and staff, activities, services, and facilities. The Vice President will be joining a leadership team that is expected to uphold values of social justice and equity, and be committed to a “Students First” philosophy that is focused on student success and completion.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Master’s degree or above from an accredited institution or the equivalent
• Teaching experience and a minimum of one year experience as an administrator in a post-secondary instructional or related field
• Experience in budget development and management
• Previous administrative responsibilities for curriculum development, personnel selection, budgeting and evaluation
• Knowledge of and/or experience with federal regulations, Title 5/Education Code, California regulatory agencies, accreditation requirements, and collective bargaining practices
• Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Ability to function as an effective leader in the administration of a comprehensive community college instructional program
2. Ability to work collaboratively with college constituencies on programs which fulfill the mission of the college, including transfer preparation, career and technical education, basic skills, and other initiatives
3. Ability to foster innovation in instructional programs
4. Ability to motivate and encourage others to work constructively and cooperatively to achieve and sustain a student-centered learning environment
5. Skill in providing leadership for appropriate integration of information technology into instructional programs and activities, including distance education
6. Skill in effectively managing budgets and coordinating the use of facilities
7. Skill in coordinating the writing, implementation, and reporting of grant applications
8. Ability to communicate effectively with students, staff, and the public
9. Ability to work effectively as part of a team
10. Skill in effectively managing instructional deans, directors, and staff
11. Skill in interpersonal communication, professional relations, and conflict resolution
12. Ability to promote and adhere to the principles of participatory governance
13. Knowledge and support of international student programs
14. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Optional tax-deferred flexible benefit 403(b) and 457 plans are also available. Academic managers participate in the State Teachers’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Employees may also be eligible for various first-time homebuyer programs.

First Review Date: 01/28/2018

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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