Vice President, Instruction

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Vice President, Instruction Position Number: 201314945 Department: Instruction Office Job Category: Management Time (Percent Time): 100% Term (months/year): 12 months/year Current Work Schedule (days, hours): Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Salary Range: EO-1 Salary: Steps 1 - 6, $210,084 - $239,976 annually Shift Differential: Open Date: 01/28/2019 Initial Screening Date: 04/01/2019 Open Until Filled: Yes Application Procedure:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on April 1, 2019 (Initial Screening Date) are assured consideration.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at to be considered for this position:

1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter describing how the applicant meets the required education and experience.

3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

4. Three (3) letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation).

5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

Health & Welfare:

The College provides fully paid medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits for the Vice President, spouse, and dependents. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees.

The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan.

Note Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change.

Basic Function/Overview:

For nearly 70 years, Mt. San Antonio College has established a national reputation for educational excellence and distinction. Mt. SAC is among the largest of California’s 113 community colleges, serving nearly 60,000 students annually on a beautiful 420-acre campus in Walnut, California, just 25 miles east of Los Angeles. The college ranks among the nation’s top degree-awarding institutions and serves as the gateway to top universities for its many transfer students. Mt. SAC is the home of California’s largest Honors Program, and students consistently earn state, national, and international recognition in a wide range of disciplines, including the arts, health sciences, forensics, aviation, and athletics (national football and soccer title champions). In addition, Mt. SAC annually hosts the world’s largest cross country invitational and the world-renowned Mt. SAC Relays. The School of Continuing Education (SCE) is the 3rd largest in the state, with an annual enrollment of over 45,000 noncredit and community education students. SCE provides students within the region opportunities for college preparation, employment training, and lifelong learning.

In 2017, the Accrediting Commission reaffirmed Mt. SAC’s accreditation for the maximum allowable duration of seven years for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The following year, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges reaffirmed the School of Continuing Education with the highest possible action of a six-year accreditation status for post-secondary institutions.

The College’s 2,100 employees work in a culture of excellence, where they are valued and recognized for innovation and effectiveness. Employee satisfaction is high, and campus climate is positive and collaborative. Employees are encouraged to engage in opportunities and initiatives that support the College’s mission. Mt. SAC’s senior administrative team is strong and committed to empowering employees with developmental opportunities and providing the facilities and resources they need to enhance the learning experiences of students.

Mt. San Antonio College recognizes that equity and diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. We seek employees who possess a genuine interest in serving others because we serve a diverse student body.

For a more detailed overview of Mt. SAC, please go to

Essential Duties/Major Responsibilities:

1.Leads a diverse instruction team including training, coaching, supervising, and evaluating managers.
2.Provides leadership for educational master planning and institutional effectiveness.
3.Serves as the College’s Accreditation Liaison Officer to ensure ongoing and timely compliance with accreditation standards.
4.Develops and oversees the College’s enrollment management plan and assumes responsibility for managing scheduled classes to meet the College’s enrollment targets.
5.Ensures the College is compliant with all state and federal regulations on instruction, as well as College Board policies and administrative procedures.
6.Support the coordination of curriculum development, review, and revision in collaboration with the Academic Senate.
7.Provides oversight for budget development and monitoring for all academic divisions and academic support services within the Instruction Team.
8.Collaborates with Academic Senate on all academic and professional matters.
9.Provide leadership in the implementation and maintenance of outcomes assessment protocols.
10.Oversees the College’s research activities with the Office of Research and Institutional Effectiveness.
11.Oversees the School of Continuing Education including its programs and services.
12.Coordinates credit and noncredit programs with learning support services, including learning resources, learning assistance, and tutoring.
13.Oversees the development and implementation of grants with the Grants Office and other restricted-funded programs.
14.Provides leadership for and builds effective relationships with both Student and Administrative Services to strengthen and expand support programs and resources.

Other Duties:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge Of:

1.The Community College role in higher education, including the mission of the California Community Colleges.
2.Higher education policies and procedures.
3.Regulations and processes for development and review of curriculum.
4.Credit and noncredit attendance accounting processes and systems.
5.Processes and procedures for faculty recruitment, evaluation, and professional development and implementation of negotiated agreements.
6.Relationship of other educational systems (e.g., K-12 and universities, to the community college).
7.Personal, social, financial, and academic challenges confronting community college students.
8.Accreditation standards and institutional reporting processes related to accreditation.
9.Enrollment management principles.
10.California State legislative processes and codes.
11.Budgets and revenue control.
12.Legal issues related to student and faculty behavior, rights, and discipline.
13.Human resources management, supervision, training, and employee development.
14.Effective leadership and strategic planning principles.

Skills and Abilities:

1.Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including those from a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
2.Enhance student access to academic programs through appropriate schedule management and regular review of program effectiveness.
3.Serve as a team leader who is collaborative, student-centered, committed to offering outstanding learning-centered programs, and sensitive to the effects of all decisions on student and the campus community.
4.Coordinate planning efforts for all components of a complex and dynamic team.
5.Provide leadership in the identification and measurement of student outcomes to improve learning opportunities for students.
6.Plan and implement new academic programs and learning support services to maximize student success.
7.Advocate for shared governance and promote collegiality, staff cohesiveness, and the core values of the institution.
8.Resolve problems by collaborative use of analysis, available data, and negotiation.
9.Oversees the development of college publications such as the college catalog, class schedule, and related academic publications.

Minimum Qualifications/ Education & Experience:

1.Equivalent to a Master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university with major coursework in any academic discipline.
2.Three (3) full-time equivalent years of increasingly responsible administrative experience in higher education at the dean level or higher and college-level teaching.

Equivalencies: Preferred Qualifications:

1.Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
2.Five (5) full-time equivalent years of senior-level administrative experience.

License(s) & Other Requirements:

Incumbents may periodically be required to operate a vehicle that necessitates possession of a valid California driver’s license. Such employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

Examination Requirements: Working Environment:

Incumbents work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances. Incumbents may interact with upset staff, students, and/or the public in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

Physical Demands:

Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various District and meeting sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is primarily a sedentary office classification although standing and walking between work areas may be required. Positions in this classification occasionally bend, stoop, kneel, SPECIAL, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.

Hazards: Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here:

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to him or her about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Typing Certificate Requirements: Special Notes:

Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].

DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.

TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be covered by the College. Expectations will be that the candidate finds the most cost effective travel in regards to air, bus, train, car and hotel. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date and it may take up to 30 days for reimbursement

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.


Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].

Selection Procedure:

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or his designee for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees’ approval. The start date will follow Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at to complete and submit your application for this position.

Letters of Recommendation

The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the reference’s name and email address in the fields provided under the “Confidential References” section of the application.

NOTICE: In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of “Under Review by HR”. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the initial screening date shown on the job posting.

EEO Policy:

The College is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex (gender), age, sexual orientation, or the perception that a person has one or more of these characteristics.

Conflict of Interest

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

Cancel RTF Policy:

We reserve the right to reopen, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position.

Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand this statement
  2. * Incomplete applications packets will not be considered. Stating “see resume” on your application will be considered an incomplete response.
    • I understand this statement
  3. * Evidence of minimum qualifications must be established in the online application form. Supporting documents such as cover letter, resume, etc. will not be used for the purpose of determining minimum qualifications.
    • I understand this statement
  4. * Letters of recommendation including confidential letters of recommendation must be received prior to the initial screening date deadline in order for the application to be guaranteed consideration. Applications submitted without letters of recommendation (if required) will be considered incomplete.
    • I understand this statement
  5. * What does 'equity' mean to you? How do you enact your definition of equity in your classrooms?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * What does it mean for you to have a commitment to diversity? How have you demonstrated that commitment? How would you see yourself demonstrating it here?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
  5. Letter of Recommendation 3
  6. Transcripts to Meet Required Qualifications
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts - Continued
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3




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Posted: 2/8/2019
Application Due: 6/12/2019
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