Vice President of Student Services

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Folsom Lake College


Vice President of Student Services

Job Posting Number: AE00102P

Salary: $149,378 annually

Closing Date: 03/22/2018


Complete job description and application available online at:


Position Summary    

Under the general direction of the College President, the Vice President of Student Services is responsible for:

● Supervising and directing all student services, including the following: the selection, supervision and evaluation of student services personnel.

● Developing and supervising appropriate budgets.

● Enhancing student services programs in day, evening, and summer sessions at all college sites.

● Supporting and developing a climate which promotes innovation and student-centered decision making and which develops appropriate outcomes.

● Assessing both programs and services to evaluate the effectiveness of the student learning and success programs.

● Working integrally with the other vice presidents, managers, and staff in the development of processes which are student-friendly and supportive of student success.

● Engaging with the other Vice Presidents of Student Services and others throughout the Los Rios Community College District in the evaluation of district regulations, policy and/or procedures that relate to effective implementation and accurate accountability.

● Working cooperatively with the management team and the district staff in all areas of responsibility.


The Vice President of Student Services functions as general administrator of student services functions at the main campus and two centers. These functions include but are not limited to the following:

a) Admissions, records, and registration

b) Counseling, assessment, matriculation, and articulation

c) Student life program

d) Disabled Student Program & Services (DSP&S), Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOP&S), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), re-entry, transition, and veteran’s center

e) Student development

f) Career services and student employment

g) Health services

h) Financial aid

i) Outreach and transfer


Assignment Responsibilities    

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

● Assessing and responding to the needs of students and the community, changing demographics, and organizational needs.

● Developing a positive environment that supports teamwork and innovation.

● Developing and maintaining strong interrelationships across student services programs and between student services and instruction.

● Ensuring accountability of student services categorical programs and compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and district and college policies and procedures.

● Developing and managing resource assessment, planning, budgeting, and allocation processes.

● Providing supervision, evaluation, and staff development for the areas of responsibility.

● Recommending to the President the hiring, retention or dismissal of members of the student services staff.

● Planning, developing, and administering the budget for the services areas.

● Providing direction and advice regarding fiscal management of student and campus organizations.

● Advising student government concerning budgetary planning/fiscal management.

● Coordinating instructional related student activities with the Vice President of Instruction.

● Supervising student disciplinary/due process procedures.

● Employing techniques such as interest-based conflict resolution and other appropriate strategies to resolve disputes and to enhance communication and cooperation among the members of the college and district communities.

● Assisting the College President in articulation, outreach, and community efforts.

● Serving on local, district, and state committees as directed by the College President.

● Supporting the College in maintaining accredited status.

● Coordinating with the Vice President of Instruction, an array of supportive programs and services for targeted populations.

● Preparing reports as necessary for the College President.

● Keeping informed of legislation which affects community college student services programs.

● Serving as a regular member of the College President’s Executive Team.

● Working flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, when necessary.

● Performing other duties as assigned.


The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off campus work and/or hours.


Minimum Qualifications    

1. Have a master’s degree* from an accredited institution complete by June 1, 2018.


2. Have two years formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.


3. Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.


*Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators’ in California Community Colleges which can be found on our website at; select “Los Rios Jobs”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators”.



The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.




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Job No: AE00102P
Posted: 2/16/2018
Application Due: 3/22/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $149,378 annually