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Vice Chancellor, Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness (District Office)

State Center Community College District
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Vice Chancellor, Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness (District Office)

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State Center Community College District (SCCCD) is seeking an experienced and visionary leader to serve as the next Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness for our multi-college district. The Vice Chancellor will provide unifying and participatory leadership to a dynamic, complex, diverse district. The Vice Chancellor will build upon the district’s strong legacy of achievement and leadership in the communities served.

The Vice Chancellor is responsible for advising the Chancellor on strategic matters related to planning and educational services of the District.

At State Center Community College District we value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. We prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits a diverse student population brings to a community college. The successful Vice Chancellor will be an equity-minded individual committed to student success by collaborating with faculty, classified professionals, administration, students and community partners who are also dedicated to closing equity gaps. An equity-minded individual is a person who:

  1. Understands the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;
  2. Reframes inequities as a problem of practice and views the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;
  3. Encourages positive race-consciousness and embraces human difference;
  4. Reflects on institutional and teaching practices and aims to create a culturally responsive environment; and
  5. Strategically builds buy-in and participation for equity-related initiatives.
State Center Community College District includes four colleges (Fresno City College, Reedley College, Clovis Community College, and Madera Community College) and multiple centers. The District employs over 2,800 employees, enrolls over 54,000 students & covers more than 5,743 square miles spanning four counties, serving approximately 1.7 million people and 38 unified and high school districts in urban and rural territories.

The ideal candidate will share State Center Community College District’s commitment to empowering our colleges in their efforts to promote exemplary educational opportunities and to provide safe, inclusive, and supportive learning environments leading to student success and global competitiveness which will transform our region.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under administrative direction of the Chancellor, working with subordinate administrators and college personnel, and in accordance with provisions of the Education Code, the rules and regulations of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and the policies of the District, the Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness will serve as the District’s chief instructional and student services officer and district accreditation liaison officer, will be a member of Chancellor’s Cabinet, will work in collaboration with college leadership, will provide leadership of districtwide planning, workforce development, admissions and records, enrollment management, curriculum development and institutional effectiveness initiatives and ensure student access and success in the areas of educational programs, student services, and career technical education, will oversee the grants and resource development efforts, and will coordinate District-wide special projects on behalf of the Chancellor, utilizing kindness, integrity, and good judgment to foster beneficial and innovative change within the District. The Vice Chancellor will perform the following duties:
Educational Services
  • Serves as the chief advisor to the Chancellor on strategic matters related to planning and educational services issues and other administrative concerns.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of the District’s educational and student services policies and participates in the formulation of organizational objectives, plans and strategies in accordance with the district’s mission.
  • Responsible for visioning, planning, and directing workforce education programming; establishing liaisons with business organizations, community and regional groups, other community colleges, and four-year colleges and universities; analyzing business and industry trends to identify key workforce needs; promoting and marketing workforce development through presentations, brochures, correspondence, and other materials.
  • Implements processes, strategies and feasibility planning to ensure resource development needs are appropriated to achieve the District’s instructional and student services goals and objectives.
  • Coordinates and directs the educational services and institutional effectiveness teams and ensures the departments are effective and efficient.
  • Manages, integrates and provides leadership for a variety of districtwide instructional services to ensure the viability and legality of educational programs.
  • Reviews pending legislation, legal mandated regulations, and guidelines which may affect District programs, functions and activities.
  • Leads the districtwide educational curriculum and planning committee.
  • Provides leadership of the Vice President group in the ongoing review, revision, development and implementation of board policies and administrative regulations to ensure compliance with legislative statutes and state and federal regulations.
  • Provides leadership to the Vice President group in the planning and implementation and coordination of academic programs, student support, and administration services districtwide.
  • Performs other duties assigned or delegated by the Chancellor.

Research and Institutional Effectiveness
  • Provides leadership of the Executive Director of Research & Institutional Effectiveness and to the development of a districtwide data warehouse and research to validate student success and institutional effectiveness.
  • Oversees, through the Executive Director, the development measurements and accountability strategies for major district programs and services and coordinates program outcomes.
  • With the assistance of the Executive Director, provides leadership for the strategic planning efforts and collaboratively develops and maintains a districtwide strategic plan and facilitates a strategic planning process.
  • Actively participates in the budgeting process; ensures that the budget development process is responsive to the objectives developed during strategic planning.
  • Maintains overall leadership, with the assistance of the Executive Director, in the collection of data and preparation of state and federal student and staff career technical education reports (i.e. Perkins funds and financial aid).

Grants and External Funding
  • Provides direction and supervises the Director of Grants & External Funding with the successful pursuit of resources from external sources and maintains districtwide support of efforts to enhance the grants development and management process.
  • Supports the Director of Grants & External Funding in administering districtwide grant writing initiatives, including development of proposals, implementation of grants and identification of special funding opportunities.

Workforce and Adult Education
  • Provides leadership in planning, organizing, directing and administering career technical education programs and the workforce development programs districtwide, and the Career Technical Education Advisory Committee, with the assistance of the college administration.
  • Provides direction to and supervises the District Dean of Workforce and Adult Education in initiating and maintaining effective partnerships and linkages with K-12, business, industry, governmental agencies and other postsecondary institutions to enhance the acquisition, access and sharing of resources to support student success districtwide.
  • Provides leadership to the International Education, Contract Education, State Center Adult Education Consortium, Central/Mother Load Regional Consortium and the Center for International Trade Development operations and other selected districtwide grant funded programs.

Admissions and Records, Enrollment Management
  • Supervises the District administrator of Admissions & Records and Enrollment Management.
  • Organizes the development of the districtwide instructional calendar.
  • Provides leadership of the district’s matriculation and strategic enrollment management efforts.

For a complete job description, click on the following link: Vice Chancellor of Educational Services and Institutional Effectiveness

Minimum Qualifications:

All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices; AND

  • Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university; AND
  • Five (5) years of demonstrated successful leadership experience in at least two of the following areas: academic administration, institutional planning and research, workforce development, and student equity, including at least two (2) years in an administrative capacity (Vice President, Senior Director or equivalent) in education;AND
  • A valid California driver’s license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District’s vehicle insurance program.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity;
  • Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
  • Willingness to examine and remediate one’s relational practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
  • An earned Doctorate is preferred.
  • Experience in instruction and student services programs and planning as well as supervisory responsibility for employees.
  • Experience in educational curriculum development, strategic planning, and research.
  • Experience in evaluating academic programs, assessing student learning outcomes, and leading the accreditation process.
  • Progressively responsible full-time experience in teaching, counseling or administration at the community college level.
  • Responsible track record of leadership in workforce development.
  • Positive, dynamic human relations skills.
  • Demonstrated success in fiscal and organizational management.
  • Demonstrated success in a multi-ethnic, pluralistic environment and in responding to the needs of both the traditional and non-traditional student.
  • Responsible track record in working with community groups.
  • Use tact, kindness and diplomacy in dealing with sensitive and complex issues.
  • Principles and practices of effective change management and supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience to effectively navigate the complexities of the community college policy, legal and accreditation environment or equivalent;
  • Ability to lead and work with a team and participatory governance.
  • Skilled in the use and application of technology including video conferencing and virtual meeting platforms, appropriate office software, applicable learning management systems (LMS), and the application of data analysis and reporting technology; and
  • Proven ability to advocate at the various levels of government on behalf of the District and its colleges.

Conditions of Employment:

222 duty days and 22 vacation days for a total of 244 days.

Salary and Benefits:

State Center Community College District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, sick leave, vacation benefits and the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) or Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS). Salary and other benefits are competitive and negotiable, and depend upon experience and qualifications. The successful candidate should be available for service no later than January 2, 2024.

Selection Procedure:

All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Application materials will only be accepted electronically.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be included in the first screening of applications, submit the following application materials by 11:59 p.m. on August 8, 2023.

  1. A State Center Community College District application, which can be accessed at SCCCD Job Opportunities.
  2. Transcripts, unofficial copies accepted – must indicate conferred degree(s) that support the minimum qualifications
  3. A cover letter, of no more than six (6) pages, that succinctly addresses to what extent the candidate meets the minimum and desired qualifications sought for this position. Candidates should cite specific examples from their background and experience to demonstrate they possess the knowledge and expertise necessary for this position to serve the needs of the State Center Community College District
  4. A current resume or curriculum vitae of no more than six (6) pages, describing professional experience, educational background, and other pertinent information.
  5. A list of eight (8) references: including two supervisors, two subordinates (including one classified professional), two faculty (or equivalent), and two community members. Include a contact number and e-mail addresses for each individual. (Preferably, references are to be from current and former institutions.)

Note: References will not be contacted without the candidate’s permission.


The executive search firm, PPL, Inc. has been retained to assist with the search. For confidential inquiries and nominations, please contact:

Jim Riggs, Ed. D.
PPL, Inc.
(209) 559-6550


Benjamin T. Duran, Ed. D.
PPL, Inc.
(209) 761-0534

For questions about the application process, please contact:

Sareang Nhim
Senior Human Resources Technician
State Center Community College District
(559) 243-7136

Selection Process
Review of application materials will begin on Thursday, August 10, 2023. Applications will initially be screened by the search consulting firm to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement. To be considered for the first screening, application documents must be submitted no later than Tuesday, August 8, 2023.

From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents, a search advisory committee will screen the application packets and determine the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum qualifications and desirable qualifications. Those candidates will be invited to interview. Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of September 25, 2023.

The search advisory committee typically includes faculty, staff, administrators, students and community members.

Finalists will be invited for additional interviews tentatively planned for mid-October. The Chancellor will also interview the finalists, tentatively scheduled for the week of October 23, 2023.

The new vice chancellor will be expected to assume duties on or aboutJanuary 2, 2024.

Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility and must be submitted through the District’s online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.

State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond, as best as we can, to the needs of our applicants and the faculty, staff and administrators we work with in the District.

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Closing Time:

11:59 pm

Open Until Filled:


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State Center Community College District (SCCCD) was formed in 1964 when it assumed control of Fresno City College and Reedley College. SCCCD serves approximately one million people and 18 unified and high school districts in more than 5,500 square miles of urban and rural territory, including most of Fresno and Madera counties and portions of Kings and Tulare counties. SCCCD is governed by a seven-member board of trustees who represent seven trustee areas. Total district enrollment for the fall semester 2012 is over 34,000 students. SCCCD is a merit system district with over 2,300 faculty and classified staff represented by the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The total operating budget for SCCCD in 2012-13 is $168 million. 

Fresno City College, established in 1910, enrolls in excess of 22,000 students and offers more than 100 associate of arts and science degree programs and 60 certificate of achievement programs in vocational/occupational areas. Reedley College, established in 1926, is located in Reedley (approximately 25 miles southeast of Fresno) and enrolls approximately 6,200 students in a variety of courses and degree programs in occupational education and the arts and sciences. SCCCD operates three educational centers with a combined enrollment of approximately 8,300 students. The Willow International, Madera and Oakhurst centers offer programs in general education for transfer and two-year degrees. In addition, the district offers occupational and technical training at its Career and Technology Center and the Training Institute.

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