The Position: Under the general supervision of a President, plan, organize, administer, and evaluate curriculum, instructional programs, and learning resources for a continuing education program.
Incumbents in this classification administer a major instructional program for a large continuing education program. Incumbents may act as chief administrative officer for continuing education in the absence of the President, as assigned.
Major Responsibilities: Examples of Duties and required qualifications can be found on the linked classification description. The Vice President, Instructional Services is expected to meet the qualifications presented on the classification description and displayed as Desired Qualifications and Training and Experience, as well as the Licensure upon completing the first six (6) months of employment in a Vice President, Instructional Services assignment. Some of the following qualifications may be duplicates from the list on the linked classification description. Those qualifications below that are not duplicates from the list on the linked classification description are desired or preferred but not required.Plan, organize, administer and evaluate the curriculum, instructional programs, and learning resources for a continuing education program.Develop annual budget recommendations according to established procedures; allocate, monitor and control assigned program budgets; initiate special fund requests.Establish overall objectives and plans; initiate and participate in overall program planning; assess needs for new programs/services; facilitate their development and implementation in accordance with established approval guidelines and budgets.Provide leadership in developing the enrollment growth plan and related instructional facilities.Direct the implementation of new programs; evaluate and recommend revision of continuing curricula and courses.Communicate and interpret program objectives and offerings to potential students, community organizations, students, staff, instructors, managers and others.Serve as a member of District, site or other committees and task forces; maintain liaison with other site and District administration to assure proper coordination of activities; promote sharing of ideas and communication of successful operating practices with others in similar positions inside and outside the District.Provide leadership for instructional faculty and staff; prepare staff assignments and schedules; assign work locations in accordance with established District policy.Supervise the hiring process and evaluation of faculty and staff; supervise the planning, coordination and implementation of the orientation and in-service education for professional development of assigned staff.Prepare reports and make presentations as necessary; assure the preparation, distribution and maintenance of required reports, records and files.Represent the District and participate at the local, state and national levels in organizations and activities that improve, promote and publicize District instructional/instructional support programs.Coordinate and direct special projects as assigned; initiate studies and conduct analyses as necessary to determine the need for new or modified course offerings, programs or services.Direct the evaluation of facilities and equipment and recommend improvement.Supervise and facilitate the resolution of student, instructor and staff conflicts, complaints and grievances.Perform related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: (a) Masters degree; AND (b) One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrators administrative assignment
Desired Qualifications: Earned doctorate preferredExperience with teaching and curriculum developmentDemonstrated experience developing and administering instructional program budgets, including external grant funding in a community college setting.Demonstrated experience with instructional program planning, program review, and learning outcomes assessment relative to enrollment in a community college setting.Prior administration experience preferredDemonstrated analytical and assessment abilities related to enrollment management.Demonstrated successful interpersonal relations with college and District staff, students, and community.Demonstrated experience successfully managing and applying collective bargaining agreements. Knowledge:Instructional principles and techniques.Goals and objectives of assigned programs.Governance systems for California community college districts.Supervision, management and public administration principles.Local, state and federal laws governing programs and services of community college districts.Trends in educational program offerings.Delivery systems for instructional programs and services.Goals of the Districts educational master plan.Districts collective bargaining process.Technical aspects of the instructional program.District organization, policies and procedures.Public relations and marketing techniques. Skills and Abilities:Develop and implement schedules for programs and services.Evaluate instructional needs of District clientele.Interpret and apply local, state and federal regulations, and District policies and procedures which relate to instructional services.Display strong leadership skills.Maintain excellent interpersonal relations with college, program, and District staff, students and community groups.Select, assign, train, supervise and evaluate staff.Develop and direct delivery systems and implementation procedures for instructional programs and services.Develop budget recommendations and administer and control adopted budget.Demonstrate analytical and assessment abilities.Influence and persuade people to follow a prescribed course of action.Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Licenses: Valid California drivers license[if possess] California Community College Supervisory Credential.
Pay Information: Range 20 ($10,334.09 $16,818.91) per month based on the current Management Salary Schedule.
Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the Management Employees Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.
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The San Diego Community College District serves 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universit...ies. Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. The District also provides education to over 145,000 service personnel at military bases in 24 states.
The Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills, and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. A number of special programs are unique to the city, including KSDS-FM all-jazz radio, the Center for Competitive and Applied Technologies, and the Workplace Learning Resource Center.
The San Diego Community College District is governed by its five-member, locally elected Board of Trustees and three student members serving on a rotating basis. Shared governance activities involve faculty, students, and staff in the development of solutions to key policy and budget issues. The five trustees are elected in even-numbered years to four-year terms by the voters of San Diego. The Chancellor, the District's chief executive officer, is responsible for carrying out the policies approved by the Board of Trustees.
The District is in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations at the three colleges and Continuing Education campuses throughout the city.
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