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Vice President, Instruction

Vice President, Instruction

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 201596P

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Instruction Office Administration

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 12 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 am 5:00 pm (However, some flexibility such as evenings and weekends will be required to meet the needs of the department.)

Job Description:
Plans, organizes and directs the operations and activities of the college educational programs including instructional curriculum, instructional policies and procedures, program review, schedule of class offerings, college catalog and related publications, extended day/weekend college, distance learning, college library services, academic support center, technology learning center, and other educational programs.

Develops and implements plans and policies to facilitate and improve the instructional programs and facilitates related operations and activities, including enrollment management and instructional personnel budgeting.

Directs and monitors the operations and activities of grants and special programs, including vocational education, workforce preparation and economic development.

Directs the preparation of budgets for assigned programs and services; monitors and controls budget expenditures; compiles information and prepares a variety of reports related to programs, operations and activities.

Supervises staff development activities as directed.

Trains, supervises, evaluates and directs the work of personnel as assigned; participates in selection and hiring processes.

Plans, organizes and arranges appropriate training and staff development activities; provides orientation for new employees.

Organizes, attends, or chairs a variety of meetings as required; serves on committees and special projects as assigned; coordinates programs and services as appropriate with other District and college personnel.

Coordinates outreach and related activities with other colleges, high schools, vendors, students, community agencies, governmental and private agencies and other outside organizations.

Learns and applies emerging technologies and advances (e.g., computer software applications) as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized, and timely manner.

Provide leadership in District/College efforts to increase the diversity of faculty and staff, to address student achievement gaps, and in the creation of a welcoming and inclusive work and educational environment.

Assist and promote the growth and success of a diverse population of students and employees through the development of interculturally competent and equity minded management and leadership abilities. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African Americans, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students and employees.

Performs related duties as assigned.

In addition to the essential functions, the Vice President of Instruction serves as the college liaison with the District Office of Human Resources for personnel matters related to instructional program personnel, including evaluations, personnel processing and record-keeping.

Primary Purpose:
Under the direction of a college president, this position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing the operations and activities of the college educational programs and services. The Vice President of Instruction serves as the college Chief Instructional Officer.

Working Relationships:
The Vice President of Instruction maintains frequent contact with college and District administrators, faculty and staff.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of District organization, operations, policies and objectives

Knowledge of California education code and requirements, including Title 5

Knowledge of research project policies, procedures and practices, including data collection and analysis

Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary

Knowledge of record keeping procedures

Knowledge of budget preparation and maintenance

Knowledge of appropriate software and databases

Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, regulations, policies and procedures

Ability to assess, analyze, implement and evaluate research project activities

Ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

Ability to plan, organize and prioritize work

Ability to meet schedules and time lines

Ability to work independently with little direction

Ability to understand and follow oral and written directions

Ability to communicate efficiently both orally and in writing

Ability to supervise, train and provide work direction to others

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration. All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be from accredited post-secondary institutions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a masters degree from a regionally accredited institution and at least one year of formal training, internship or leadership experience reasonably related to the assignment.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how their experience with these factors relates to successfully achieving the goals of the position.

Desirable Qualifications:
Prior experience in approaching work and interactions with colleagues and/or students in an equity minded manner. Ability to provide an inclusive and welcoming work/educational environment.

Leads by example by exhibiting a strong work ethic and commitment to the Colleges academic mission and instructional excellence. Helps others understand how their work is connected to strategic priorities of the College. Fosters an environment that recognizes strong performance. Creates a culture that values and reflects diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Creates and communicates a clear vision of the future, with respect to current strengths and campus culture. Understands trends at the state, regional and national level and considers these when setting priorities. Develops strategies that support and enhance the Colleges academic mission. Successfully navigates District/College/Campus cultures to build and sustain a broad base of support for important initiatives. Effectively influences key decision makers to successfully develop and implement strategies across the College.

Builds, maintains, and improves processes that drive overall quality and service. Ensures that metrics and key indicators are developed and used to monitor progress toward goals. Establishes and drives the adoption of best practices across the College.

Understands trends of state, regional, and national priorities, and prioritizes students and employees first. Fosters a culture that places a high value on ethics, integrity, and honesty. Champions the reputation of the College and District, internally as well as externally. Takes ownership for achieving strategic goals and priorities.

Demonstrates the ability to achieve consensus among groups while respecting different perspectives and competing interests. Anticipates and proactively addresses conflicts and disagreements between groups and stakeholders. Ensures that all relevant groups and leaders across the College are included in plans and communications. Actively builds productive and mutually respectful relationships in order to advance the mission of the College. Creates and strengthens meaningful collaboration with key external organizations and stakeholders.

Provides leadership for diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ensures the sensitive and respectful treatment by and toward all employees and students. Creates and maintains a work climate which is inclusive and bias free. Promotes the development of cultural competency for all employees. Recruits and develops culturally diverse leaders and team members. Solicits and communicates the importance of equity and inclusion to all constituents.

Strong interpersonal skills and ability to achieve organizational outcomes through influence; excellent written and verbal presentation skills including the ability to make clear and understandable presentations on complex matters. Builds consensus among groups with different perspectives and ensures all relevant constituent groups and leaders are included in planning and communications. Is able to be resilient and courageous in order to work with others and is able to make and communicate difficult decisions in order to advance the priorities of the college.

Robust experience with public higher education curriculum related matters, experience with building academic programs, understanding/application of career and technical education in a post-secondary environment, understanding/application of California Title V rules and regulations, demonstrated experience with dual enrollment programs, and distance education programs.

Possession of an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.

At least five (5) years of classroom instruction experience.

At least two (2) years of administrative leadership experience in a shared-governance environment.

Working Conditions:
Office environment; subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with others; sitting for long periods at a time (up to 2-3 hours); may require off-site duties and activities.

Salary Range: $145,321 - $183,878 Annually

Number of Vacancies:

Posting Number: 201596P

Open Date: 04/22/2020

Close Date: 6/4/2020

Special Instructions Summary: The minimum required number of references for this position is five (5).

Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with Board Policy and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within the same fiscal year or 8 months, whichever is longer.

To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate N/A (not applicable). Do not use terms such as see resume or see attached.

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit to view the administrative procedures AP 7120-10.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

If you would like to add additional transcripts not required by the position, you may upload them to the Additional Transcripts link when completing your application.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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North Orange County Community College District 
Location: CypressCA 90630
Document ID: AE165-2BYG  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2020-06-0206/02/2020

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