Vice President of Instruction

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Sacramento City College


Vice President of Instruction

Job Posting Number: AE00106P

Salary: $149,378 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information    Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

Closing Date: 03/26/2018


Complete job description and application available online at:


Position Summary    

Under the general direction of the College President, the Vice President of Instruction (VPI) promotes student learning through a vital instructional program in which a rigorous curriculum is developed and implemented. The VPI performs duties that include the general oversight of all college instructional offerings, the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of faculty and instructional administrators, the development of the instructional budget and the instructional utilization of the college facilities. The VPI collaborates with colleagues internally and externally to ensure that students participate in an integrated learning environment that promotes student success.


The VPI provides leadership for the college in meeting a range of challenges by addressing such key issues as: developing a distance learning strategy, promoting student outcomes assessment, enhancing a learning-centered focus in organizational structures and processes, encouraging systems thinking in solving problems, and exploring alternative instructional delivery methods to meet the varied needs of today’s technologically sophisticated learners, and also those in need of basic skills education. The VPI works collaboratively with the Vice Presidents of Student Services and Administrative Services to integrate instruction with support services and other college operations for student success.


The department maintains a focus on:

● The mission of a comprehensive community college and academic excellence.

● Critically analyzing and utilizing data related to instructional accountability and planning.

● Participatory leadership with creativity and flexibility in problem solving.

● Sensitivity to the educational and personal goals of a diverse student body.

● Working collaboratively within the college and at the district level.


Initial Interviews will be held on Friday, April 20th, with Monday, April 23rd as an overflow date if needed.


Final Interviews will be held on Friday, April 27th.


Assignment Responsibilities    

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

● Serving as a member of the College President’s executive staff and assisting the President as the college’s principal resource for instructional innovation, by providing leadership for institutional changes in instruction.

● Coordinating the planning, development, and utilization of college facilities as they relate to the instructional program.

● Serving on the college’s Accreditation Committee and assisting in the college’s process to meet the accreditation standards.

● Developing effective communication, relationships, and visibility with all college faculty and staff including the educational centers (Davis and West Sacramento), and other off-campus locations (McClellan).

● Maintaining liaison with K-12 schools, other community colleges, state colleges, and universities on matters relating to instruction.

● Assisting with the development and oversight of partnerships with external agencies.

● Overseeing instructional efforts at the child development center, all outreach centers, and off-campus sites.

● Providing institutional leadership in the promotion of shared governance through active participation in college and district-wide committees.



● Providing leadership for planning, coordination, and ongoing improvement of curriculum and instruction that supports student learning and development.

● Providing leadership for planning, developing, and implementing new programs.

● Providing an instructional climate that promotes effective learning innovations, diverse delivery systems, grant writing, the development of new programs, partnerships, and collegiality.

● Interpreting, analyzing, and implementing educational law, including the California Education Code, Title 5 regulations, and pending legislation, regulations, and procedures to determine the impact to the college.

● Coordinating and supervising preparation of the college catalog, schedule of classes, outlines of curricula, and related materials.

● Working with appropriate college staff to coordinate marketing and recruitment activities focused on instruction and educational programs.

● Serving on both the college curriculum committee and the district curriculum coordinating committee.



● Serving as a member of the College Strategic Planning Committee.

● Assessing outcomes/data as part of the annual planning cycle and resource allocation systems.

● Coordinating and supervising all aspects of the instructional operating budget and making recommendations for fiscal allocations to accomplish the college mission.

● Developing, implementing, and maintaining short and long term college educational master planning and strategic enrollment management processes.

● Analyzing financial and student achievement data, and preparing and/or overseeing preparation of clear and concise reports as required.



● Overseeing matters related to the supervision, selection, and evaluation of faculty, instructional administrators, and assigned staff.

● Supervising faculty and managerial selection procedures, and making recommendations for employment in accordance with Board Policies and Administrative Regulations.

● Compiling and preparing the composite report of the faculty evaluation process, recommending to the President retention or dismissal of members of the instructional staff in accordance with provisions of the education code, board policies, and administrative regulations.

● Working with other college Vice Presidents and appropriate district personnel to determine staff needs and supervising the preparation of position specifications for recommendation to the President.

● Supervising preparation of part-time and overload teaching assignments and monthly payroll records for all instructional staff.

● Establishing and maintaining positive and harmonious working relationships with a diverse population of students, staff, and community.

● Working collaboratively with the Academic Senate and faculty in a participatory governance environment.

● Supporting a climate that fosters continued professional development and innovation.

● Assisting in formulating, organizing, implementing, and evaluating staff development projects.

● Providing orientation and in-service of educational programs for staff.

● Demonstrating a high degree of tact and discretion.

● 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 completed by July 2, 2018.


2. Have two years of 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: AE00106P
Posted: 2/16/2018
Application Due: 3/26/2018
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Salary: $149,378 annually.