Vice President of Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE)

San Mateo
May 10, 2018
Institution Type
Community College

Vice President of Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE)

San Mateo County Community College District

Posting Number: 2014593S

Department: Chancellor's Office DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: 1A0037

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

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

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

The Vice President of Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness (PRIE) position is a part of the Chancellor's team and has overall responsibility for the coordination of planning and research for the District. The District encourages a learning organization that focuses on access and student success and fosters a “culture of inquiry.” The District is known for developing effective approaches to serving the varied interests and needs of the community and for promoting a student-centered culture. The Vice President of Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness reports directly to the Vice-Chancellor of Educational Services & Planning. The Vice President will provide overall coordination in the planning, development and implementation of the planning and research agenda of the District, in support of the District Strategic Plan, including the areas of research and evaluation, strategic planning, workforce and economic development, instructional and student support programs.

The ideal candidate will share the District's commitment to educating a racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. The District includes two colleges which have been designated as Hispanic Serving Institutions. The District currently enrolls approximately 23,000 students, the majority of whom are from minoritzed populations. The successful candidate will be an equity-minded individual who is ready to support and collaborate with staff, faculty and administrators who are committed to closing equity gaps. The District's “Students First” Strategic Plan is focused on “Student Success, Equity and Social Justice.” (See: We provide students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences — emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Possession of a Master’s degree or above OR a California Community College Supervisor Credential OR the equivalent
• At least three years of full-time managerial experience related to the administrative assignment
• 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
• Demonstrated knowledge of the implications of the Hispanic-Serving Institution designation for institutional, departmental, and instructional practices

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge and experience in strategic planning and research in support of the development and effectiveness of instructional and student support programs.
2. Recent experience working with racially minoritized and other disproportionately- impacted students and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups within higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes.
3. Understanding of effective practices for engaging African-American, Latinx, Filipino, and Pacific-Islander students, who are historically underrepresented and underserved in traditional classrooms.
4. Experience in program evaluation, technical report preparation, and presentation to diverse constituent groups.
5. Familiarity with Title V and other California community college laws, rules, and regulations.
6. Ability to use data, disaggregated, to inform and support instructional and student support efforts, create narrative, and inform decision making.
7. Knowledge of educational equity in theory and practice.
8. Management level experience in areas such as policy analysis, interpretation of laws and regulations relating to instructional and student support program development and evaluation.
9. Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, particularly with public and government agencies, and the use of computer software such as word processing and spreadsheets.
10. Ability to work in an academic environment with understanding of the traditional processes related to shared governance, as well as valuing employee and student diversity.

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: 06/20/2018

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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