Vice President, Student Services

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Vice President, Student Services

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: CCM951

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Student Services Office Administration

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)

Job Description:

Plans, organizes and directs the operations and activities of the college student development services including: Admissions and Records, Outreach, Articulation, Matriculation, Counseling, EOPS, Disability Support Services, Career Planning Center, Transfer Center, Student Activities, Campus Safety, Veterans Resource Center, International Students Program, Financial Aid, student conduct/discipline, athletic program eligibility, Integrated Planning, and other student services programs.

Develops and implements plans and policies to facilitate and improve the student services programs and facilitates related operations and activities, including student personnel services budgeting.

Directs the preparation of budgets for assigned programs and services; monitors and controls budget expenditures; compiles information and prepares a variety of reports related to programs, operations and activities.

Serves as the college liaison with the District Office of Human Resources with respect to campus complaints of unlawful discrimination.

Serves as the Student Discipline Officer.

Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.

Organizes, attends, or chairs a variety of meetings as required; serves on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinates programs and services as appropriate with other District and college personnel.

Coordinates related outreach activities with other colleges, high schools, vendors, students, community agencies, governmental and private agencies and other outside organizations.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the disabilities and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of students.

Performs related duties as assigned.

The Vice President of Student Services serves as the college liaison with the District Office of Human Resources for personnel matters related to student services personnel, including evaluations, personnel processing and record-keeping.

Primary Purpose:
Under the direction of a college president, this position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the operations and activities of the college student services programs and services. The Vice President of Student Services serves as the college Chief Student Services Officer.

Working Relationships:
The Vice President of Student Services maintains frequent contact with college and District administrators, faculty and staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of California Education Code and requirements, including Title 5

Knowledge of research project policies, procedures and practices, including data collection and analysis

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Knowledge of record keeping procedures

Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance

Knowledge of appropriate software and databases

Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.

Interviews are tentatively being held on Thursday, December 20, 2018 and Friday, December 21, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desirable Qualifications:
Possession of an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution

At least five years of student services experience

At least three years of experience as an administrator

At least three years of experience as a faculty member

Working Conditions:
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.

Salary Range: $145,321 - $183,878 Annually

Number of Vacancies:

Commitment to Diversity:

Posting Number: 201562P

Open Date: 10/29/2018

Close Date: 12/10/2018

Special Instructions Summary: The minimum required number of references for this position is five (5).

Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate “N/A” (not applicable). Do not use terms such as “see resume” or “see attached”.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit to view the administrative procedures - AP 7120-10.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the position, you may upload them to the “Additional Transcripts” link when completing your application.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4821 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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