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Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568

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Job Title:

Vice Chancellor, Human Resources

Position Type:


Position Code:




Pay Rate (or Annual Salary):

$230,724 - $294,470/annual (*See Special Instructions below)

Job Location:

District Office - Dublin, 7600 Dublin Blvd., 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568


Human Resources

Job Summary:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking a Vice Chancellor, Human Resources for the District Office in Dublin, California.


The Vice Chancellor, Human Resources is a management position designated by the Board of Trustees of the Chabot-Las Positas Community College District. The incumbent is responsible for the satisfactory completion and/or coordination of the listed duties and responsibilities either directly or through administrative review. The incumbent is charged by the Board of Trustees with the implementation of Board policy and District procedures as applicable to the position. In addition, the incumbent is expected to participate in the formulation of District policies by making appropriate recommendations for improvements or additions in policies or procedures through his/her/their reporting authority and/or serving on District-wide administrative councils and committees.


The Vice Chancellor, Human Resources will report directly to the Chancellor. The Vice Chancellor will provide overall leadership to plan, develop, implement, and coordinate the human resource services and organizational development programs of the District including, but not limited to, a proactive and integrated human resource system, employment, employee relations, benefit programs, employee health and welfare programs, training and development, and collective bargaining relationships in compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations, District policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, equal employment opportunity, staff diversity, and the District’s mission, vision, and strategic plan.


The Vice Chancellor, Human Resources shall be appointed by the Governing Board upon the nomination of the Chancellor and shall serve under the terms of an appropriate administrative contract.

NOTE: This class specification is not necessarily all-inclusive in terms of duties and responsibilities.

Representative Duties:

1. Under the direction of the Chancellor, provide overall leadership to the District in human resource management, human resource development, and organizational development. The Vice Chancellor will ensure the District’s compliance with applicable laws, District policies, and bargaining agreements.

2. Coordinate human resource services and organizational development programs of the District in collaboration with College Presidents, Vice Chancellors, Vice Presidents, senior staff, college administrators, and appropriate shared governance groups.

3. Develop and interpret policies and procedures for recruitment and retention of a highly qualified and diverse faculty and staff. Develop and implement recruitment strategies. Identify, communicate, and implement processes for screening and interviewing applicants and evaluating and developing employees.

4. Coordinate all aspects of the District’s Equal Employment Opportunity Plan and work closely with human resource managers to ensure compliance.

5. Oversee and coordinate with Human Resources Managers, on employment, recruitment, equal employment opportunity, diversity, classification, compensation, and performance and disciplinary issues.

6. Partner with the Manager, Payroll Services, on administration and processing of employee payroll, annuities, retirement system contributions, and related matters.

7. Oversee Employee Benefits and Workers’ Compensation, on health and welfare, retirement, leave policies and their application, and workers’ compensation.

8. Develop comprehensive and integrated communication activities, including web presence, monthly newsletters, special notices, and informational documents for employees, retirees, future employees, and the general public.

9. Facilitate evaluation process; coordinate with colleges and oversee administrator contract renewal process.

10. Serve as Liaison with collective bargaining units. Engage in negotiations with the collective bargaining unit(s) and administer labor contracts between the District and designed employee bargaining units, thereby establishing and maintaining an effective fair employment practices program.

11. Develop and implement a staff development program to include: employee orientation programs, employee training programs, mandated training (e.g., sexual harassment, Title V for hiring committees), leadership development, and training programs (such as performance management, coaching, diversity, work/life balance) to address District goals and needs.

12. Design and implement long- and short-term efforts to develop internal capacity to facilitate and improve organizational effectiveness in alignment with the strategic mission and goals of the District.

13. Assess staffing and develop District staffing plan in collaboration with Chancellor, Vice Chancellors, and College Presidents.

14. Interpret and ensure compliance with Federal and State statutes and regulations, the rules and policies of the Board of Trustees, and the administrative directives of the Chancellor as they affect human resource services and organizational development.

15. Oversee State Chancellor reporting as required regarding certification of faculty and staff development and flexible calendar program.

16. Provide advice and counsel regarding employee and management rights, position classification, salary administration, benefits, collective bargaining agreements, and positive resolution of performance issues.

17. Oversee legal issues related to areas of responsibilities (e.g., employment contracts, reduction in workforce, disciplinary actions, sexual harassment, grievance resolutions, Public Employment Relations Board cases, and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission cases). Serve as liaison to legal firms providing counsel on human resource matters.

18. Direct and oversee continuous review and audit of District policies and procedures related to functional areas of responsibility.

19. Direct administration of the employment, diversity, and employee relations function and provide oversight to recruitment, hiring processes, workforce diversity, position classification, salary administration, official personnel records; performance improvement, performance evaluations, disciplinary matters, and related contract issues.

20. Direct administration of Benefit and Workers’ Compensation function and provide oversight to health and welfare programs, leave issues, unemployment insurance, workers’ compensation, life insurance, retirement, and other benefit-related programs.

21. Collaborate with Vice Chancellors on issues related to providing a safe and healthy working environment.

22. Oversee and analyze statistics of human resource-related reports for Federal and State agencies and California Community College system.

23. Develop and administer budget for the Office of Human Resource Services and Organizational Development.

24. Ensure that effective communication methods are utilized in providing employees, retirees, potential employees, and the general public information about human resource programs and services. Develop and maintain a human resource webpage that is easily and widely accessible.

25. Make presentations to the Governing Board in matters concerning human resource, legal, administrative, or other concerns as requested by the Chancellor. Coordinate preparation of reports to the Board of Trustees related to personnel recommendations.

26. Serve as representative of the District to governmental agencies and civic and community groups as appropriate and upon direction of the Chancellor.

27. Attend meetings of the Board of Trustees and serve on District councils and committees.

28. Serve as a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Cabinet.

29. Perform all other related and implied duties as assigned by the Chancellor.

Minimum Education and Experience:


Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university in an area related to the responsibilities of this position.


Five years of formal, increasingly responsible and varied public-sector experience in administering a comprehensive human resource management and human resource development program including employment, employee relations, employee health and welfare benefits, payroll, classification and compensation, training and development, organizational development, and strategic management. Knowledge and understanding of student, staff, faculty, and management roles and responsibilities in the higher education environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of Community College students.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of Community College students and staff;

2. Knowledge of the principles of administration, leadership, management, human resource development, human resource management, and educational administration;

3. Familiarity with California Education Codes, California Government Code, and Federal and State laws and regulations as they relate to public-sector human resource function, collective bargaining, and employee relations in a Community College;

4. Management level experience in areas such as policy development, implementation, and interpretation of laws related to human resources and equal employment opportunity compliance;

5. Demonstrated ability to lead a proactive, people-focused human resource services unit;

6. Demonstrated experience in administration of compensation and classification systems;

7. Demonstrated effective use of current technology in the administration of a human resource services unit;

8. Knowledge of research methodology and ability to use statistical methods and effective reporting protocols;

9. Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, particularly with public and government agencies;

10. Demonstrated ability to develop, implement, and maintain a strong service orientation;

11. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with District personnel and the general public;

12. Knowledge to accurately interpret and administer legal mandates, policies, regulations, and negotiated agreements.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. An earned Master’s degree or Doctorate from an accredited higher education institution.

2. Demonstrated ability to promote and implement quality improvement initiatives.

3. Leadership experience in higher education institutions, specifically California Community Colleges.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

Individuals with disabilities who are unable to carry out the physical activities of the position will receive reasonable accommodations to enable them to perform the essential functions of the position.

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of this District to provide equal opportunity in all areas of
employment practices and to assure that there shall be no discrimination against
any person on the basis of sex, ancestry, age, marital status, race, religious
creed, mental disability, medical condition (including HIV and AIDS), color,
national origin, physical disability, family or sexual preference status and other
similar factors in compliance with Title IX, Sections 503 and 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act, other federal and state non-discrimination regulations, and its
own statements of philosophy of objectives. The District encourages the filing of
applications by both sexes, ethnic minorities, and the disabled.

Posting Number:


Open Date:


Close Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

*The salary range listed on this job posting will be effective 7/1/2024.

Transcripts/Credentials: you must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. To provide your transcripts, you will be required to submit using the applicant document upload for ‘Transcripts/Credentials’.

Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. The US evaluation must be done by a member of the NACES (

In the case that the file you are uploading is too large you can also use the optional document upload for ‘Other Document’.

If you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Blvd, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by the closing date.

The Board of Trustees has updated Board Policy 7330 to incorporate information on COVID vaccination requirements, which are currently suspended. Accordingly, employee(s) must comply with the Board Policy found at:

Any subsequent updates can be found here:

Point of Contact:
Melinda Trammell, Director of Employee and Labor Relations

Notification to Applicants:

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement:

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.


Working at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District

Chabot and Las Positas Colleges both aim to provide an educational foundation for transfer to the four-year college/university, career and technical education (CTE) certificates, and life-long learning opportunities. The combined student population of more than 29,000 students includes those from throughout the Bay Area, and Central Valley, as well as from other states and more than 40 foreign countries.

• Educational Excellence forms the foundation of our district and governs the planning, implementation, and evaluation of everything we do

• Curriculum Relevancy ensures that our students benefit from the latest and most innovative curriculum available; this requires constant, active improvement

• Community Collaboration with local business, government, educational institutions, civic organizations, community groups, science, and industry partners results in a team effort to provide educational opportunities that best serve our students and our community

• The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District (CLPCCD) celebrates more than 50 years of educating the San Francisco East Bay

• CLPCCD adds approximately $508.9 million in annual income to its East Bay service area

Chabot College has delivered education opportunity to our communities through excellent transfer, degree, career technical and lifelong learning programs. Chabot is the birthplace of model support services such as the Puente, Daraja, and Early Childhood Mentor-Teacher Programs. Ours is a story of student success and a democratic commitment to equal access to excellence in education for all.

Puente Project

A highly-acclaimed program founded at Chabot College in 1981 which explores the Mexican American/Latino experience and has served thousands of California students. Community colleges with Puente programs transfer 44 percent more Latino students to the University of California than colleges without Puente.

DARAJA Project

Offers academic support services and a curriculum focused on African-American literature, history, and issues. Daraja students do better in school and transfer to four-year universities at a higher rate.

Las Positas’ rich course offerings prepare students for degree and certificate completion, transfer to a four-year university, basic skills for success in college, and job retraining. Students are also able to study in career programs designed by the faculty and the community to meet local workforce demands.

Engineering Tech Partnership

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and Las Positas College (LPC) established a 24-month academic program to provide a technical education and hands-on training for veterans. The new Engineering Technology Program at Las Positas is designed to help veterans develop the skills and training needed for engineering technician careers and establishes a pipeline of qualified candidates for LLNL and other Bay Area employers such as NASA and Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories.

Viticulture and Business Program

The college’s award-winning Viticulture and Winery Technology Program partners with the historic and thriving Livermore Valley wine industry. The Business Program, the college’s most popular major, provides training for area businesses, including an industry-specific Retail Management Program, and sponsors a Business and Entrepreneurship Speaker Series.

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