Associate Vice President of Instruction

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Position Summary    

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Associate Vice President of Instruction provides administrative leadership in the planning, organization, and evaluation of the instructional programs and services of the college, as well as guidance of the college in major initiatives, legislative mandates, and institutional change.


Assignment Responsibilities    

Typical duties may include but are not limited to:

• Providing leadership and planning for the college in major organizational changes including guided pathways.

• Assessing state and national trends in community college education and advising executive leadership based on such trends.

• Providing leadership on assigned instructional initiatives.

• Providing leadership to evaluate and improve assigned instructional programs.

• Supervising assigned division deans responsible for specific instructional areas.

• Coordinating scheduling of course offerings and monitoring of instructor assignments.

• Assisting the Vice President of Instruction in monitoring faculty load assignments, preparing release time reports and position control.

• Providing administrative leadership of the Basic Skills Initiative and coordinating with Student Services on its role in Student Equity and Achievement (SEA) Program funding.

• Assisting in coordinating instructional personnel policies and procedures of the college and District.

• Providing leadership and teamwork on efforts to create an equitable climate for students and employees and to close equity gaps for students.

• Serving on local, District, and state committees as assigned by the Vice President of Instruction or the college president.

• Assisting in the interpretation of college programs and services to the general public.

• Using technology to organize, categorize, and coordinate instructional data and reports.

• Working with other deans and vice president of instruction to create optimal course offerings for students.

• Participating as a management team member in general activities related to personnel, support, facilities, and funding of instructional programs.

• 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 January 1, 2019.


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


3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and 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; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.


*Note: 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 Job”, then “Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges”.


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:
Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 12/10/2018
Work Type:
Salary: $140,062 annually