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Associate Vice President, Administrative Services

Los Angeles Community College District
Los Angeles, California
$145,388.16 - $180,110.40/yr

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Community College

Job Details

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Associate Vice President, Administrative Services. An Associate Vice President, Administrative Services assists a Vice President, Administrative Services, in administering the business affairs of a college.

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Monthly Salary: $12,115.68 - $15,009.20 monthly ($145,388.16 - $180,110.40 annually)*
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position and is pending ratification by the Board of Trustees in November of 2023

Health Benefits: District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee. A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) with $1,500 contributed by LACCD annually.

Paid Time Off: 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave per year, at least 16 paid holidays per year, and accrued vacation time from 10-24 days per year depending on the position.  Other paid time off options are also available. 

Retirement: Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) pension. Employees are also covered by Social Security.

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Assists a Vice President, Administrative Services, in administering the business affairs of a college by:

Planning and directing the work of staff assigned to business operations such as:
•    Budget Formulation and Management
•    Accounting and Financial Reporting
•    Facilities Planning and Construction
•    Building & Grounds Operations and Maintenance
•    Information Technology
•    Procurement and Contracts Management
•    Human Resources
•    Enterprise Services Administration
•    Safety and Security Services

Establishing the objectives, scope of service, structure, staffing, work methods, and performance standards for organizational units comprising business services at a college and monitoring units for effectiveness and operational efficiency.

Evaluating the merit of requests from departments and offices for money, staffing, equipment and facilities and recommending the allocation and expenditure of resources based on management priorities.

Designing, implementing, revising, and maintaining management information and control systems to provide complete, accurate, and timely data for use in formulating and justifying financial, staffing, and material requests in conjunction with District information technology staff.

Studying or directing the study of business problems of broad scope and complexity with the goal of developing effective managerial policies, procedures, methods and organizational structures.

Collaborating with District specialists on the implementation and integration of District policies and procedures into college operations, and finding solutions to unusual and complex business problems.

Participating as a member of the management team by providing authoritative business advice for use in making decisions and establishing the priorities, goals, and objectives of a college.

Serving as a liaison between the Vice President, Administrative Services, and all segments of the college regarding the requirements and procedures governing the business services of a college.

Preparing data, advice, and recommendations on the impact of proposed policies, procedures, legislation, and organizational changes affecting the ability of a college to effectively and efficiently provide business services.

Representing the college at a variety of meetings, committees, and conferences addressing operating programs and overall management of a college and District.

Maintaining liaison with industry, organizations, and individuals in the college community to facilitate business transactions of a college and to enhance the accessibility of community resources to students.

Soliciting funds to support special interest programs and services of the college from industry, organizations, and individuals within the college community.

Preparing or directing the preparation of correspondence, reports, and presentations regarding business operations of a college.

Assuming responsibility for business operations of a college in the absence of the Vice President, Administrative Services.

May serve as a liaison to contracted Sheriff’s personnel.

Performs related duties as assigned.

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A vacancy currently exists at Los Angeles City College (855 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles 90029), Los Angeles Trade-Technical College (400 West Washington Blvd, Los Angeles 90015), and Los Angeles Valley College (5800 Fulton Avenue, Valley Glen 91401). The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.

Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College.

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A bachelor's degree from a recognized college or university, preferably with a major in business administration, public administration, finance, economics, or related fields. An advanced degree in one of the aforementioned majors is desirable.

Three years of recent, full-time, paid, professional-level experience as a manager or administrator with responsibility for a corporate/entity-wide business function such as finance, accounting, auditing, budgeting, purchasing and contracts, information technology, human resources, facilities planning and development, payroll management, or risk management in an organization employing a minimum of 50 employees. Qualifying experience in an educational institution is desirable.

A valid Class "C" California driver's license must be obtained within 10 days of appointment.
Travel to locations throughout the District is required.

For a complete job description, including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position, please visit our website.

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Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system – Please see our job board for the filing deadline.

For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District refer to our Web Page at

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The selection process may consist of one or more exam parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are placed on an eligibility (hiring) list based on their overall exam score. In accordance with legal requirements, hiring departments may make job offers to candidates in the top three ranks of the eligibility list.

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Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about their ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, they should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time.

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Personnel Commission:
Phone: (213) 891-2129
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM

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The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications.


Over the past seventy-seven years the Los Angeles Community College District has served as educator to more than three million students. It’s nine community colleges are located throughout an area of 882 square miles within the County of Los Angeles.

  • East Los Angeles College
  • Los Angeles City College
  • Los Angeles Harbor College
  • Los Angeles Mission College
  • Los Angeles Pierce College
  • Los Angeles Southwest College
  • Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
  • Los Angeles Valley College
  • West Los Angeles College

LACCD offers student transfer education to four-year colleges and universities, associate degrees, vocational education, and a diversity of certificate programs in special interest areas.

Affordable, accessible and practical, the LACCD offers opportunity to all.  It’s doors are wide open for a diverse student population eager for skills, knowledge and upward mobility. LACCD educates almost three times as many Latino students and nearly four times as many African-American students as all of the University of California campuses combined. Eighty percent of LACCD students are from underserved populations.

More than any other California system of higher education, community colleges offer a first - and a second - chance for anyone who wants to succeed.


LACCD offers employees the opportunity to pursue a stimulating and worthwhile career in a friendly and diverse environment that nurtures talent and rewards success.  Employees are provided with an excellent benefit package that includes quality health, dental, and vision care, life insurance, generous vacation, holiday, and leave options, tuition reimbursement, and membership in the CalPERS retirement system. 

We encourage you to find out more about working with our team of talented and committed administrators, faculty, and staff.  Help others to achieve their dreams and goals by sharing your expertise and experience with them.

The Los Angeles Community College District

  • Is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
  • Provides accommodations to individuals who qualify under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Maintains a drug-free workplace.

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