Vice President of Student Services

Job description

The Lake Tahoe Community College District announces a unique and rewarding opportunity to work in college administration.  Under the direction of the Superintendent/President, the Vice President of Student Services manages functions associated with the student support programs of the college. As Chief Student Services Officer, the vice president will continue to bring LTCC's vision of California's premier destination community college to student support areas.

The Superintendent/President is seeking an innovative, energetic, and proven leader who is committed to student access, equity, and success. The beauty of the Lake Tahoe south shore provides for a truly stimulating environment for the entire college community. The next Vice President of Student Services will join a dynamic leadership team inspired by transforming the next generation of learners. The Vice President of Student Services is appointed by the Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Superintendent/President. 

Lake Tahoe Community College (LTCC) is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education. In January 2018, LTCC had its accreditation reaffirmed for a seven-year period as the result of a comprehensive evaluation.


After reviewing applications, those applicants judged most suitable for the position will be invited to first-round interviews. These applicants will be notified by phone on or about Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Initial interviews are tentatively scheduled for April 19 and 20, 2018 with final interviews occurring on or around Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee an interview.


LTCC offers a competitive compensation package that includes a starting placement salary of $123,927 to $131,474 with the potential to reach $139,481 annually through step advancement. Health and Welfare benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long term disability. LTCC provides 16 paid holidays per year plus 24 days vacation and 10 days sick leave per year, with opportunities for professional development.




Under the direction of the Superintendent President, the Vice President, Student Success manages functions associated with educational and support programs of the college. 


Serves as the Chief Student Services Officer for the institution and has primary responsibility for leadership, management, and administrative oversight for the student services division of the college.

Supervises assigned programs and employees in the areas of student support and enrollment services.

Supervises counseling faculty and oversees annual schedules for faculty and staff in assigned program areas.

Develops and administers assigned budgets, manages various categorical budgets, and assists with the planning of the annual District budget.

Recommends priorities for full-time academic and student support service positions.

Directs the preparation and implementation of annual program plans and other reports within Federal, State, and local guidelines.

Develops with staff, the College's various student support programs, including the determination of new program areas, maintenance of standards, the evaluation of faculty and staff, and the identification of priorities for the establishment of full-time faculty and support positions.

Coordinates with the Instruction office to support the mission of the college by providing a wide range of services and activities designed to promote student success.

Provides leadership in developing operational policies, procedures, priorities, and initiatives in both existing and new programs.

Oversees advisory committee processes and ensures advisory committees meet at least annually or as required by program guidelines.

Oversees the publication and dissemination of handbooks, program brochures, forms, and other materials.

Serve as Chief Title IX officer, administrate student discipline, and conduct corresponding policies and procedures.

Serve as the EOPS and TRiO Director

Interprets and implements rules, regulations, codes, policies and laws relating to assigned programs.

Acts as chief administrative officer of the District in the absence of the Superintendent/President; the Vice President, Administrative Services; and the Vice President, Academic Affairs.

Other Duties:

Performs related duties as assigned by the Superintendent/President.


Education and Experience: 

  • Possess a master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Possess two or more years of recent professional experience in higher education, including two years of direct supervisory experience of academic programs.

Knowledge of:

  • Successful leadership and management theories and practices.
  • Current technology and its application in an administrative setting for an educational institution.
  • Budget construction and budget management for state and federal funding sources.
  • District policies and procedures.
  • Report and grant writing for federal and state initiatives.

Ability to:

  • Manage in a participatory style.
  • Work in an environment that demands a respect for divergent opinions, a sense of mutual trust, and a willingness to work together for the good of the institution.
  • Prepare reports and make effective public presentations.
  • Develop positive and effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Initiate cooperative interactions with local, other governmental and private organizations.
  • Establish and maintain good community relationships.
  • Handle the wide variety of duties and responsibilities characteristic of a small college.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.




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Posted: 1/31/2018
Application Due: 3/26/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $123,927 to $131,474 annually