COLLEGE PRESIDENT, EVERGREEN VALLEY COLLEGE

Location
San Jose
Posted
Dec 14, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Presidents & Chancellors
Institution Type
Community College


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District

COLLEGE PRESIDENT, EVERGREEN VALLEY COLLEGE


Position #: 1700114

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Reference List, Resume/CV, Supplemental Questionnaire, Transcript Master's Degree (Must include Award/Confer Date)

Opportunity Type:
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Department:
President’s Office

Posting Date:
12/13/2017

First Review Date:


Work Location:


Position Status:
Full-time

Salary Range:
$216,122 - $250,187 Annual Salary (Executive 2016-2017 Salary Schedule). Starting salary placement is generally at Step 1.

Benefits Available:
Salary and benefits are competitive, initial step placement is generally $216,122. District-financed benefits include a comprehensive health plan, dental and vision coverage for employee and dependents and life and disability insurance for the employee.

Position Summary:
Advocacy

Position Purpose:


Duties and Responsibilities:
Minimum Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1. A Master's degree from an accredited institution.

2. Minimum of three years of increasingly responsible community college leadership experience.

3. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

4. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. An earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher learning.

2. Five years of demonstrated and increasing responsible leadership and administrative experience at the senior-level covering a large scope which should include instructional and student services programs, facilities, fiscal management for large budgets of restricted, unrestricted and bond funds, and oversight of technology resources.

3. Experience in a participatory governance and demonstrated understanding of collective bargaining in California higher education.

4. A record of hiring a diverse workforce and bringing equity-minded practices to an institution.

5. Experience in and/or demonstrated knowledge of the role of the community colleges in economic and workforce development.

6. Verified teaching or student service experience, preferably at the community college level.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE:

1. Describe how you have advocated for and led efforts in equity in your hiring practices, your allocation of resources, the investment in instructional programs, student services and the management of administrative services. Please provide specific examples. (Please limit response to 500 words)

2. Describe your ability to engage students, staff, faculty and the administrative team in a meaningful way that demonstrates your abilities to take the time to be a leader who listens. Please provide specific examples (Please limit response to 500 words)

3. Detail your understanding of and experience with the organizational, political and regulatory complexities of the California Community College system with primary focus being student success. (Please limit response to 500 words)

4. Describe your experience in enrollment management, including strategies you have implemented for increasing enrollment in an equity-minded manner. Explain the role guided pathways; SSSP, Strong Workforce, non-credit and dual enrollment will play. Please provide evidence of success. (Please limit response to 500 words)

5. Detail your abilities to be a champion for Evergreen Valley College as the fierce advocate of a college in a multi-college district, and the genuine and authentic partner with community groups, K-12 and local business and government that will strengthen Evergreen Valley College’s relationships in San Jose and Milpitas areas. (Please limit response to 500 characters.)

6. Describe your ability to provide sound fiscal leadership that relies on efficient use of resources in a basic aid funded college in an environment with significant bond resource. (Please limit response to 500 words)

7. Detail your successful experiences in student engagement, participatory governance and collective bargaining with a diversity and equity lens. (Please limit response to 500 words)

*Responses to all supplemental questions are required.

APPLICATION PACKET:

1. Completed San Jose- Evergreen Community College District Employment Application

2. Cover Letter: Candidates should cite specific examples from their background to demonstrate knowledge, abilities, skills experiences and expertise necessary for this position. Letter not to exceed two pages.

3. Current Resume

4 Candidates must submit a list of references to include the names and business and home telephone numbers of at least eight references. References must include the following groups: Administrator, (including a supervisor), a direct report (one classified staff member or one administrator), faculty academic senate representatives, faculty union representatives, classified senate or union representative, and community members.

5. Academic transcripts from an accredited institution.

6. Complete responses to supplemental questionnaire. Each response is not to exceed 500 words.

Applications and nominations may be accepted until the position is filled. However, the Presidential Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately following February 11, 2017. Submission of applications is strongly encouraged prior to that date. Only complete application packets will be considered. All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

For CONFIDENTIAL inquiries or further information, contact:

John Romo
Community College Search Services
Telephone: 805-698-7987
E-mail: romo.islay1814@gmail.com

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


Special Licenses, Certificates, etc.:


Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1. A Master's degree from an accredited institution.

2. Minimum of three years of increasingly responsible community college leadership experience.

3. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

4. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. An earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher learning.

2. Five years of demonstrated and increasing responsible leadership and administrative experience at the senior-level covering a large scope which should include instructional and student services programs, facilities, fiscal management for large budgets of restricted, unrestricted and bond funds, and oversight of technology resources.

3. Experience in a participatory governance and demonstrated understanding of collective bargaining in California higher education.

4. A record of hiring a diverse workforce and bringing equity-minded practices to an institution.

5. Experience in and/or demonstrated knowledge of the role of the community colleges in economic and workforce development.

6. Verified teaching or student service experience, preferably at the community college level.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE:

1. Describe how you have advocated for and led efforts in equity in your hiring practices, your allocation of resources, the investment in instructional programs, student services and the management of administrative services. Please provide specific examples. (Please limit response to 500 words)

2. Describe your ability to engage students, staff, faculty and the administrative team in a meaningful way that demonstrates your abilities to take the time to be a leader who listens. Please provide specific examples (Please limit response to 500 words)

3. Detail your understanding of and experience with the organizational, political and regulatory complexities of the California Community College system with primary focus being student success. (Please limit response to 500 words)

4. Describe your experience in enrollment management, including strategies you have implemented for increasing enrollment in an equity-minded manner. Explain the role guided pathways; SSSP, Strong Workforce, non-credit and dual enrollment will play. Please provide evidence of success. (Please limit response to 500 words)

5. Detail your abilities to be a champion for Evergreen Valley College as the fierce advocate of a college in a multi-college district, and the genuine and authentic partner with community groups, K-12 and local business and government that will strengthen Evergreen Valley College’s relationships in San Jose and Milpitas areas. (Please limit response to 500 characters.)

6. Describe your ability to provide sound fiscal leadership that relies on efficient use of resources in a basic aid funded college in an environment with significant bond resource. (Please limit response to 500 words)

7. Detail your successful experiences in student engagement, participatory governance and collective bargaining with a diversity and equity lens. (Please limit response to 500 words)

*Responses to all supplemental questions are required.

APPLICATION PACKET:

1. Completed San Jose- Evergreen Community College District Employment Application

2. Cover Letter: Candidates should cite specific examples from their background to demonstrate knowledge, abilities, skills experiences and expertise necessary for this position. Letter not to exceed two pages.

3. Current Resume

4 Candidates must submit a list of references to include the names and business and home telephone numbers of at least eight references. References must include the following groups: Administrator, (including a supervisor), a direct report (one classified staff member or one administrator), faculty academic senate representatives, faculty union representatives, classified senate or union representative, and community members.

5. Academic transcripts from an accredited institution.

6. Complete responses to supplemental questionnaire. Each response is not to exceed 500 words.

Applications and nominations may be accepted until the position is filled. However, the Presidential Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately following February 11, 2017. Submission of applications is strongly encouraged prior to that date. Only complete application packets will be considered. All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

For CONFIDENTIAL inquiries or further information, contact:

John Romo
Community College Search Services
Telephone: 805-698-7987
E-mail: romo.islay1814@gmail.com

Desired Qualifications:


Physical Demands:


About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District:


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

CONTACT:
Human Resources/Employment Services, 40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113, (408) 270-6414.

Application Procedures, Notes and Contact Info:

Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials by the closing date to be considered for the position (Posting at: https://sjeccd.hiretouch.com. Click "APPLY"):

1. A completed online San Jose/Evergreen Community College District POSITION APPLICATION
2. COVER LETTER (Must state how you meet ALL the minimum qualifications in EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE as described in the job announcement Minimum Qualifications section. Also, state how you meet other qualifications)
3. RESUME, and
4. TRANSCRIPT(S) - NOT DIPLOMAS - (unofficial or official copies) for stated degrees (having confer/award dates) or courses. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date should the position be offered. If foreign degrees, must submit Equivalency Certification (See #6 of the Instruction Section below).

ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS:
If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at Office Max, Office Depot, Staples, etc.; then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application at the later part of the application process.

For assistance, contact:
Office of Human Resources, Employment Services
40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 270-6414 Fax: (408) 239-8818
Email: Hremploymentservices@sjeccd.edu
Web site @ https://jobs.sjeccd.edu. or www.sjeccd.edu.

To learn more about us and all our open positions, visit: http://www.sjeccd.edu/district-services/human-resources/employment-opportunities

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