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Vice President - Adminstrative Services/Assistant Superintendent

El Camino Community College
Torrance, California
$167,962 Annually

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El Camino College


Vice President - Adminstrative Services/Assistant Superintendent


Req: C2122-002

Division:  Administrative Services

Close Date: 08/26/2021


Complete job description and application available online at:




Under the direction of the Superintendent/President, provide overall leadership in planning, directing and evaluating the operational activities of the District including, but not limited to all aspects of financial services; business services; facilities including maintenance and operations; information systems; campus police services; bookstore and food services.



Provide vision and leadership in evaluating Administrative Services programs, service levels and impact on District operations and student success. Identify opportunities for improvement and implement actions to strengthen services to students and the campus community.

• Serve as the chief advisor to the Superintendent/President on strategic matters related to budget development, finance administration, facilities services, property management, safety, purchasing, information systems and other administrative concerns.

• Develop the annual estimates of income and expenditures for various District programs; make recommendations to the Superintendent/President regarding total estimated expenditures to assure compliance with projected income for the same period.

• Assist with the District planning process to link with the annual budget.

• Direct the administration of various District budgets; coordinate the development of the District's annual budget for expenditures with other Vice Presidents; execute budgetary documents as authorized by the Board, and assure the District maintains a balanced budget within authorized spending programs.

• Participate in grievances, disciplinary meetings, legal matters and other employment activities. Serve as a resource to District negotiation teams.

• Direct the business services operations of the District including finance, budgeting and purchasing; provide for proper internal controls and management of District funds.

• Oversee the administration of contracts with outside vendors, the bidding and procurement procedures for goods and services and execute contract documents as authorized by the Board.

• Direct facilities services; make recommendations and approve plans and specifications for construction and remodeling projects; work with appropriate State agencies to assure approval of various construction and remodeling projects; complete annual and long-term construction and facilities plans.

• Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; interview and select employees and recommend transfers, reassignment, termination and disciplinary actions to the

• Superintendent; approve goals and performance objectives for Administrative Services Department personnel.

• Coordinate and supervise legal matters of the District; make recommendations to the Superintendent/President regarding employment of outside legal consultants; represent the District with legal counsel in various legal actions for and against the District.

• Provide for proper management of the District's investment program; assure funds not needed for current operation are invested in accordance with County, State and federal requirements.

• Provide for proper management and control of the District's insurance program; analyze, review and purchase insurance to assure the District, Board and employees are adequately protected and covered for contingencies associated with operation of a community college.

• Oversee the operations of Auxiliary Services.

• Direct the operations of the Campus Police; assure compliance with applicable State laws and regulations; participate on related committees.

• Oversee the District's internal and external auditing program; recommend the employment of external auditors; assure program complies with related regulations.

• Recommend agenda items for Board approval; attend regular meetings and closed sessions as requested; prepare Administrative Services board agenda and supporting materials for Superintendent/President; recommend new policies or amendments to existing policy to the Superintendent/President; provide information and data as requested.

• Perform related duties as assigned.





• Planning, organization and direction of the Administrative Services Department.

• Budget preparation and control.

• Oral and written communication skills.

• Principles and practices of administration, supervision and training.

• Applicable laws, Education codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

• Operation of a computer and assigned software.

• Generally accepted accounting principles.



• Provide overall leadership in planning, directing and evaluating the administrative activities of the District.

• Supervise the administration of various District budgets.

• Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

• Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

• Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.

• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

• Meet schedules and time lines.

• Work independently with little direction.

• Plan and organize work.

• Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports.

• Direct the maintenance of a variety of reports and files related to assigned activities.

• Sensitive to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, linguistic, ethnic backgrounds and disabilities of community college students and staff.



Master's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or related field and five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience at the senior management level in the administration of administrative services divisions with emphasis in finance and budget or the equivalent.



Valid California driver's license.




• Office environment.

• Attend multiple meetings.

• Extended periods of sitting.



• Hearing and speaking to exchange information.

• Seeing to read a variety of materials.


SALARY: $167,962 Annually.



Full-time, 12-month administrative position. Excellent fringe benefits including eight 32-hour work weeks during the summer. Working hours will vary; may work some evenings or weekends. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certificate of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or Examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid Social Security card upon hire.




An applicant must submit the following by the closing date:

1) Online application

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts as stated in the required qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.


Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America 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. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:


Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:


Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application on-line.


If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3807 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by email at: [email protected]


Welcome to El Camino College

You don't have to be an ECC student to enjoy our beautiful campus. Visit us online through our website, or on campus any time -- we are YOUR community college.

Founded in 1947, El Camino College is situated on a beautiful and spacious 126-acre campus near Torrance, California. The college enrolls more than 25,000 students each semester and boasts a curriculum of over 850 highly regarded academic and career programs taught by exceptional faculty.

Where are we located?

El Camino College is easily accessible from the 405 and 91 freeways, at the corner of Manhattan Beach and Crenshaw boulevards near Torrance. A daylong parking permit costs $3 – you may purchase a parking permit from one of the dispensers available in various lots. Please do not park in staff-marked parking stalls. Click here for the Campus Map.

El Camino College – A South Bay Tradition

Since the opening of El Camino College over 70 years ago, we have been dedicated to serve our community's educational and cultural needs. El Camino College is well-known for our academic excellence, our consistently high transfer rate to four-year colleges and universities, and our exceptional career training programs.

El Camino College offers many outstanding features, including:

  • Transfer agreements with many four-year universities
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Ranked among the largest single-campus, two-year colleges in the nation
  • Excellent career training programs
  • Outstanding community education programs
  • Only $46 per unit for California residents


President's Message

Our mission at El Camino College is to make a positive difference in people's lives. We provide excellent comprehensive educational programs and services that promote student learning and success in collaboration with our diverse communities. We are dedicated to achieving our mission and ensuring that everyone who wishes to pursue higher education and earn a degree or certificate is able to accomplish that goal at El Camino College.

The college will implement several innovative programs in the coming year, all designed to increase access to a college education and ensure students are successful once they arrive here. In our pursuit for equity and achievement we are constantly working to ensure that all students have what they need to succeed – in the classroom, in the tutoring lab, in the library, in the concert hall or on the playing field. Students have access to facilities that support teaching and learning, backed by the technology necessary to support their success.

We are also proud to be a strong and trusted partner in the South Bay, working with community leaders to align our programs with the workforce needs of the future. We share a common interest in the economic vitality of the South Bay, and we are a proactive provider of education and training that support this region.

Watch for future innovations such as expanded evening/weekend classes for working adults, new educational technology initiatives and additional college/career pathways with area high schools.

Dena P. Maloney, Ed.D.

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