Position Description: Vice President, Instruction

Under the administrative direction of the Superintendent/President, the Vice President of Instruction is responsible for leadership, planning, organizing, directing, supervising, and evaluating all areas of instruction.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
  • Serve as chief advisor to the Superintendent/President on strategic matters related to the development, management, and improvement of instructional and economic workforce development programs.
  • Oversee instructional administrators and authorize leadership, direction, supervision, and evaluation of strategic enrollment management, instructional, learning resources, and workforce and economic workforce development programs and activities; ensure compliance with accreditation and other regulatory requirements of all instructional programs; provide leadership for improvement of instruction, including program evaluation and planning, and program development/discontinuance.
  • Provide administrative oversight of academic support service programs, including Child Development Center, Math, Engineering, Science Achievement/ California Community College Program (MESA/CCCP), the federal Hispanic Serving Institutions/Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (HSI/STEM) program, Puente, Umoja, and Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS); authorize administrative leadership and direction, development, supervision, and evaluation of program activities.
  • Provide leadership for and direct the planning, development, and implementation of policies, procedures, programs, and initiatives to ensure quality programs and instructional services.
  • Ensure continuous improvement of instructional services to increase productivity and effectiveness through re-engineering, District organizational change management, new technology solutions, assessment of best practices, and feedback from internal users and external customers.
  • Actively participate in the accreditation process, including the institutional self-study, mid-term reports, and substantive change requirements. Analyze changes to the accreditation standards and requirements and potential impact to District programs and services.
  • Assist in the development of long-range institutional goals and the educational master plan; develop strategic objectives in conjunction with the superintendent/president; in coordination with instructional leaders and faculty, develop, implement, and evaluate action plans related to objectives; compile an annual report of accomplishments.
  • Plan, organize, and implement a systematic program of supervision and evaluation of instruction; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned administrators and their staff in accordance with District procedures; establish performance requirements and personal development targets; monitor performance and provide coaching for performance improvement and development; encourage professional excellence and promote a culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services; recommend new faculty and staff; project future staffing needs.
  • Co-chair Curriculum Committee; evaluate and make recommendations on matters related to the credit and non-credit curriculum; collaborate with faculty to fully implement Student Learning Outcomes and assessment; represent the district in the mutual agreement process relative to academic and professional matters, including changes in academic courses and curricula.
  • Develop and administer the annual budget for instructional programs; represent the needs of faculty in the budget process to ensure that faculty are provided with the necessary equipment, supplies, and support staff.
  • Collaborate with Student Services in the development and implementation of programs and activities that enhance student learning and success.
  • Provide administrative oversight for projects funded under the Vocational Education Act and coordinate accounting/fiscal details.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with business, industry, government, schools, colleges, and other agencies in the planning and implementation of educational and student support programs.
  • Make presentations to the Board of Trustees in matters concerning instructional and economic workforce development programs; manage the preparation of Board agenda items for the instructional area.
  • Review and analyze pending legislation, legal mandates, and regulations for potential impact to the district’s instructional programs.
  • Attend and chair District-wide committees, task forces, and other meetings; represent the District in the community and at local, regional or state meetings, workshops, and conferences; maintain liaison with appropriate government agencies and professional organizations, as assigned.
  • May serve as acting president in the absence of the Superintendent/President.
  • Perform a variety of additional tasks as assigned.
Nature of Assignment/Compensation

This is a full-time, 12-month/year, academic-administrative position.  The salary is appropriate placement on the current vice president’s salary schedule.  Initial placement on the 2013-2014 salary schedule is $125,268-$135,492/year, with future steps to $145,548/year. Placement on the salary range is commensurate with experience.  The college offers a fringe benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; employee assistance program; and STRS retirement system membership.  Assignment includes 18 paid holidays, 22 vacation days, and 12 days sick leave annually.