Associate Vice President, Administrative ServicesPosting Number:
Administrative Services OfficePosition Classification:
ManagementTime (Percent Time)::
12 Months/YearCurrent Work Schedule (days, hours)::
Monday - Friday, 8 hours/daySalary Range::
Step 1 - 6: $182,016 - $197,304Shift Differential::
Shift differential eligibility based on the current collective bargaining agreement.Open Date::
04/28/2022Initial Screening Date::
06/30/2022Open Until Filled::
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PT) on the listed Initial Screening Date are assured consideration.Health & Welfare::
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online, unless otherwise noted, at Mt.SAC Employment Website 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. If applicable, 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.
5. Optional – Three letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation). Confidential letters of recommendation are not allowed for this position.
Mt. San Antonio College offers a competitive and excellent benefits package providing medical, dental, and vision benefits for eligible employees and their dependents. Lifetime medical benefits are also available for eligible retirees.Basic Function/Overview::
The College contributes an annual premium up to the family coverage amount for Kaiser Permanente $15 office visit medical, DeltaCare HMO dental, VSP vision and life insurance plans for eligible employees.
The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and National Benefit Services.
*Note: Salary and Health & Welfare Benefits are subject to change. Please visit the Mt. San Antonio College Benefits Website for further information.
DEFINITION: Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Under administrative direction plans, organizes, and provides administrative direction and oversight of assigned operations and support functions of the Office of Administrative Services. Coordinates assigned programs and services with other College divisions, departments, officials, outside agencies, and the public. Fosters cooperative working relationships among College departments and with various public and private groups. Provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Vice President of Administrative Services in areas of expertise and performs related work as required. Directly represent the Vice President when assigned.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED & EXERCISED:
Receives general direction from the Vice President, Administrative Services. Exercises direct and general supervision over management, professional, technical, and administrative support staff through subordinate levels of management and supervision.
The Associate Vice President classification oversees and participates in activities, including planning and development, and administration of policies, procedures, and services of the Office of Administrative Services. This position provides direct assistance and support to the Vice President, Administrative Services in a variety of administrative, management, analytical, and liaison capacities. The incumbent is accountable for ctivities of the department with those of other departments and outside agencies and managing and overseeing the complex and varied functions of the department. The incumbent is accountable for accomplishing departmental planning and operational goals and objectives and for furthering College goals and objectives within general policy guidelines. Successful performance of the work requires knowledge of public policy and College functions and activities, including the role of an elected Board of Trustees and the ability to develop, oversee, and implement projects and programs in a variety of areas.
1. Plan, organize, and direct Administrative support functions to assist the Vice President of Administrative Services in planning, development, and implementation of college processes.Other Duties::
2. Provides leadership in department-wide planning and program development in accordance with mission, goals, and objectives of the College and department.
3. Provides administrative leadership and oversight for assigned areas in Administrative Services; promotes effectiveness, efficiency, cooperation, coordination, and communication among departments and all constituencies within the Administrative Services Division.
4. Develops, directs, and coordinates the implementation of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and work standards for the department; establishes, within College policy, appropriate budget, service, and staffing levels.
5. Manages and participates in the development and administration of the department’s annual budgets and related grants; directs the forecast of additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; directs the monitoring of and approves expenditures; directs and implements adjustments as necessary.
6. Contributes to the overall quality of the department’s service by developing, reviewing, and implementing policies, procedures, and internal controls to meet legal requirements and College needs; continuously monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assesses and monitors the distribution of work, support systems, and internal reporting relationships; identifies opportunities for improvement; directs the implementation of change.
7. Oversees and participates in conducting a variety of analytical and operational studies regarding assigned departmental and programmatic activities; prepares timely comprehensive technical records and reports, identifies alternatives, and makes and justifies recommendations.
8. Participates on committees, task forces, and special assignments. Prepares and delivers oral presentations related to assigned areas if needed.
9. Represents the department to other College departments, elected officials, and outside agencies; explains and interprets departmental programs, policies, and activities; negotiates and resolves significant and controversial issues.
10. Selects, trains, motivates, and directs department personnel; evaluates and reviews work for acceptability and conformance with department standards, including program and project priorities and performance evaluations; works with employees on performance issues; implements discipline and termination procedures; responds to staff questions and concerns; and provides coaching for performance improvement and development.
11. Monitors changes in laws, regulations, and technology that may affect College or departmental operations; implements policy and procedural changes as required.
12. Prepares, reviews, and presents staff reports, various management and information updates, and reports on special projects as assigned by the Vice President, Administrative Services.
13. Participates in and makes presentations to the Board of Trustees and a wide variety of committees, boards, and commissions; performs financial review of matters pertaining to the various committees.
14. Provides a working and learning environment that is free from prohibited discrimination, harassment and retaliation (DHR), and provided by applicable law and College policies. Attends College mandated DHR training and participates in DHR investigations as directed. Prevents discrimination and harassment and retaliation against individuals who bring these complaints forward through recognizing and reporting possible incidents to the Director of Equal Employment Opportunity Programs in Human Resources.
Performs other related duties as assigned.Knowledge Of::
1. Principles and practices of supporting a diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist academic and work environment.Skills and Abilities::
2. Administrative principles and practices, including goal setting, program development, implementation, and evaluation, and supervision of staff, either directly or through subordinate levels of management and supervision.
3. Organizational and management practices as applied to the analysis and evaluation of projects, programs, policies, procedures, and operational needs; principles and practices of public agency administration.
4. Public agency budget development, College-wide administrative practices, and general principles of risk management related to the functions of the assigned area.
5. Methods and techniques for the development of presentations, contract negotiations, business correspondence, and information distribution; research and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
6. Principles and procedures of record keeping, technical report writing, and preparation of correspondence and presentations.
7. Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, students, and College staff, including individuals of various ages, disabilities, socio-economic and ethnic groups.
8. Collective bargaining in higher education and creating an environment of trust and respect among managers and staff.
9. Human relations concepts, skills, and change management concepts to improve employee performance through communication, team building, and conflict resolution.
1. Oversee and address gaps in diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism in recruitment and retention of staff.Minimum Qualifications:
2. Articulate and communicate the college’s vision and commitment to creating equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism academic and work environment.
3. Create and execute resources and programming towards the goal of being diverse, equitable, inclusive, and anti-racist academic and work environment.
4. Conduct complex research projects, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
5. Develop and implement goals, objectives, policies, procedures, work standards, and internal controls for the department and assigned program areas.
6. Must be able to keep a professional balance of mandated requirements and employee needs in a complex and demanding environment that is deadline and compliance oriented along with complying with various collective bargaining contracts.
7. Must be able to develop a system of communication internally and externally to keep employees apprised of changes and a forum for collaboration.
8. Interpret, apply, explain, and ensure compliance with applicable federal, State, and local policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.
9. Plan, organize, direct, and coordinate the work of management, supervisory, professional, and technical personnel; delegate authority and responsibility.
10. Conduct effective negotiations and effectively represent the College and the department in meetings with governmental agencies, contractors, vendors, and various businesses, professional, regulatory, and legislative organizations.
11. Organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner; organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
12. Learn and apply emerging technologies and, as necessary, to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.
13. Communicate effectively through various modalities.
14. Review situations accurately and determine appropriate course of action using judgment according to established policies and procedures.
15. Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Master’s degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university, with major coursework preferably in business administraton, public administration, finance, economics or related field and three (3) full time years of increasingly responsible management experience.Equivalencies::
Any combination of training and experience which would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications is listed in the Minimum Qualifications section.Preferred Qualifications::
1. Management experience in an educational environment.License(s) & Other Requirements::
2. Proven track record of implementing or overseeing programs or policies relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism, preferably in a minority serving institution such as Hispanic Serving Institution and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution; OR
3. Proven track record of participating in programs relating to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism, preferably a minority serving institution such as Hispanic Serving Institution and Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution.
Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California Driver’s License by time of appointment.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 staff and/or public and private representatives in interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.Physical Demands::
Must be able to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including technological devices; to communicate with individuals at various College and meeting sites; the ability to understand and comprehend written and electronic materials; and the ability to receive, review, and respond to communications in person, before groups, and over and through various media. This is primarily a sedentary office classification, although movement between work areas may be required. Positions in this classification occasionally may need to physically reach, push, and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 20 pounds.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. Special Notes::
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: Mt. SAC Annual Security Report.
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.
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]. Foreign Transcripts::
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 reimbursed up to a $500 maximum (per position recruitment). Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date.
THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.
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. Accredited evaluation agencies can be found on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services Website.Inquiries/Contact::
Human Resources Selection Procedure::
1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399.
Phone: (909) 274-4225
E-mail: [email protected]
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.Special Instructions to Applicants::
Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, and/or performance test. The start date will be following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.
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 Mt. SAC Employment Website to complete and submit your application for this position.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 re-open, re-advertise, delay, or cancel filling this position. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.Quick Link: