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Vice President of Student Services (Fresno City College)

State Center Community College District

Closing Date: 7/17/2017 at 11:55 PM

Campus Location: Fresno City College

Start Date: 01/02/2018

Essential Functions:
Reporting to the President the Vice President of Student Services is responsible for the success
of the Student Services Division at Fresno City College. This cabinet-level position works collaboratively with other members of the senior
leadership team to focus on building on a culture of student success, academic excellence and community service in a highly data-informed
environment. The Vice President is responsible for the leadership and integration of Initiatives and core services to advance the college’s
mission, vision and goals. The Vice President, in accordance with the 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, performs the following duties:

  • Directs
    all operational activities related to Student Services throughout the college;
  • Provides strategic direction and leadership to all
    student services in supporting the mission of the college;
  • Coordinates communication and activities with other college
  • Works closely with the Vice President of Instruction to develop mutually supportive and integrated student-centered
    models of instruction;
  • Provides for the administration of student discipline and student due process;
  • Prepares reports on
    items of concern to the institution in the area of student services;
  • Provides the leadership for the preparation, monitoring and
    accounting for all budgetary matters in areas of responsibility including student body finances;
  • Implements college and district
    decisions, policies, and action pertaining to student services;
  • Plans, directs, and supervises the college’s annual commencement
    ceremony, annual open house, scholarship awards, and other college-wide events as assigned;
  • Recommends all personnel transactions
    for staff in areas of responsibility including evaluations;
  • Directs, supervises and evaluates assigned academic and classified
  • Represents the college and provides leadership for student services on college-wide committees, district-wide committees,
    state level activities, regional associations, and community agencies or groups;
  • Develops effective working relationships;
  • Participates in and supports the accreditation process;
  • Serves as a member of the President’s Executive Council, President’s
    Advisory Council, Management Council, the District’s Educational Coordinating and Planning Committee, the District’s Vice Presidents’ Group,
    and other committees as appropriate;
  • Supervises and coordinates the fulfillment of Student Services goals within the College
    Strategic Plan; and
  • Coordinates and monitors program reviews for Student Services.

The Vice President is also the Title
IX Officer and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Officer.
Areas and Responsibilities
include oversight and supervision of the following programs and services:

  • College Relations
  • Counseling &
  • Extended Opportunities Programs & Services (EOPS)
  • Disabled Students Programs and
    Services (DSPS)
  • Student Success Services Program (SSSP)
  • Student Equity
  • Student Discipline
  • Financial Aid
  • Career Services & Work Study
  • Upward Bound, Educational
    Talent Search & Student Support Services (TRiO)
  • Health & Psychological Services
  • Orientation
  • Special
  • Student Discipline
  • Student Government & Activities
  • Submission and oversight of grant projects
  • Other student services related activities

This is an academic management position, exempt from overtime provisions of the
Fair Labor Standards Act, with responsibility for formulation and implementation of district policies, regulations, budget decisions, and
supervision of personnel including assignment of work, evaluation of performance, adjusting grievances, recommending hiring, transfer,
suspension, layoff, recall, promotion and termination.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned masters degree from an accredited college or university. AND one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators
    administrative assignment; OR
  • Possession of a valid California Community College Supervisory Credential.


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

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution
  • Progressively responsible full-time experience in teaching, counseling, or
    administration at the community college level
  • Commitment to the community college mission, vision and goals, including the values
    of diversity of community college students, faculty, staff, and the greater community of the city of Fresno
  • Ability to:
    • Work effectively as an executive team member committed to collaborative integration of instruction, student services and
      administrative services to enhance the learning and working environment
    • Select, supervise, evaluate, and discipline staff
    • Delegate responsibility and authority while maintaining accountability
    • Comprehend and communicate State and Federal laws
      related to the development of student personnel programs at the community college level
    • Comprehend and use current computer
    • Contribute to the institutions vitality and growth
  • Demonstrated experience in:
    • Coordinating initiative efforts across divisions, including instruction
    • Making data-driven decisions related to enrollment
      management and student retention
    • Leading and supporting student governments organizations
    • Participating in a participatory
      governance structure
    • Developing collaborative relationships with a diverse college constituency that foster cohesion and a sense of
      pride in working together for the good of the student
    • Program planning, staffing organization, budget, and evaluation
    • Oral
      and written communication that is effective and efficient
    • Grant writing and reporting
    • Developing and implementing
      innovative practices
    • Resource development

Conditions of Employment:
224 duty days and
22 vacation days for a total of 246 days.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary: $120,563 $151,863 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,021 is
available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the
employee and dependents, and life insurance for employees. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System

Selection Procedure:
Applications will be screened to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as
stated in the job announcement.From the pool of applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required
documents, a selection advisory committee will determine the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable
qualifications. These applicants will be invited to interview.The selection advisory committee will rate responses to the interview
questions. Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the recommended candidates. These candidates will be
forwarded to the College President for final interviews. A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and Chancellor and
forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.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 we can, to the needs of our applicants and the faculty and administrators
we work with in the District.For more information about the position, contact:Dr. Eva Conrad Community College Search Services eva.e.conrad@gmail.comtyudsyasvxsvbcdtvxufr (805) 660-1527orMs. Julianna D. Mosier Vice Chancellor of
Human Resources (559) 244-5977For information on
how to apply, contact:Ms. Deisy Ruiz Provisional Human Resources Technician (559) 244-5986Required DocumentsLetter of application, preferably no more than seven pages, which
provides examples from your background and experience that address the minimum qualifications for this position and the desirable
qualifications listed under the heading Demonstrated experience inTranscripts (Unofficial copies accepted must indicate conferred degree
that support the minimum qualifications)Resume or Curriculum VitaeList of eight professional references including two superviosrs, two
subordinates (including one support staff member), two faculty (or equivalent), and two community members. Include home telephone, business
telephone, and email addresses for eachFor information on Fresno City College or State Center Community College District, visit our website
at of application and related materials is the
applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts 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.

Additional Information:

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State Center Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age disability, medical condition, marital status, religion, or other similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title 5 Employer.

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