Assistant Superintendent/Vice President Student Services

Antelope Valley College

Assistant Superintendent/Vice President Student Services

Salary: $163,044.51 – $203,611.73 Annually

Deadline: First Review Deadline: 11/18/22 11:59 pm
Pacific. The position is open until filled.

Full job description and OFFICIAL application available ONLY at: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=241051

DESCRIPTION

Under the direction of the Superintendent/President, the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President,
Student Services provides strategic direction, leadership, and planning for Student Services in supporting the mission of the Antelope
Valley Community College District to serve students and the community. The Vice President serves on the senior management team as a member
of the President’s Executive Council and contributes to strategic planning for the College, equitable leadership of the Student
Services unit, and long-term growth of the campus. This position requires a commitment to excellence in the service areas that comprise the
Office of Student Services; to fulfill the comprehensive mission of the Vision for Success Goals; to increase student retention, diversity,
equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA), and completion; and to support the attainment of institutional and student learning outcomes.
The major areas of responsibility for this position are planning, developing, coordinating, managing and evaluating the human, fiscal, and
physical resources in the College’s student services programs.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES

(E) = denotes
essential duties of the position

• Provides strategic direction, leadership, and planning for Student Services grounded in
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) that supports the mission, vision, and values of the Antelope Valley Community
College District to serve students and the community. (E)

• Supervises the Office of Student Services and the student services
deans and/or directors. Service areas include the Counseling and Matriculation Division, Enrollment Services/Admission and Records,
Financial Aid, Student Development and College Activities, Job Placement Center, Information and Welcome Center, Office for Students with
Disabilities (OSD), Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOP&S), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids
(CalWORKs), Student Transfer and Retention STAR (TRIO), the Career/Transfer Center, and Veterans Affairs program. (E)


Contributes administrative leadership to the strategic plans for the College, and for the improvement of the Student Services programs.
(E)

• Provides leadership and direction for enrollment management and matriculation. (E)

• Provides leadership in
implementing and utilizing technology to enhance Student Services programs and services. (E)

• Provides leadership for Student
Services in support of the accreditation process. (E)

• Recommends Student Services personnel needs and, as appropriate,
participates in the hiring process. (E)

• Coordinates the preparation of the annual budget for the Student Services component of
the College and is responsible for the Office of Student Services and program budgets; assists in the preparation of the District budget.
(E)

• Directs, supervises and evaluates assigned administrators, managers, academic, and classified personnel; recommends for
employment, directs the assignment and evaluation of all Student Services personnel. (E)

• Manages the College’s student
discipline program including investigation, resolution, and due process procedures in accordance with District policies. (E)


Provides support for the Associated Student Organization (ASO). (E)

• Assists in resolving student grievances and complaints in
accordance with Board policy. (E)

• Works collegially with participatory governance committees and all college personnel and
constituencies in accordance with the participatory governance policy. (E)

• Participates and works effectively in the
collective bargaining process. (E)

• Coordinates the preparation and timely submission of required state reports pertaining to
Student Services programs. (E)

• Coordinates the utilization of student services facilities and office space, and participates
in master planning for campus student services programs and facilities. (E)

• Reviews, recommends, and coordinates grant-funded
projects for Student Services programs, following local process. (E)

• Represents the College in community-based Student
Services partnerships, working closely with community leaders and groups to maintain and enhance the partnership between the College and the
community. (E)

• Provides leadership and develops partnerships with high schools, colleges, and other educational institutions
to cultivate enrollment and promote equitable access to education. (E)

• Holds membership and actively participates in
appropriate professional and community organizations. 

• On a rotational basis with other Cabinet officers, serves as
acting Superintendent/President in his/her absence. 

• Represents Student Services to other divisions, departments, elected
officials, and outside agencies. (E)

• Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the Superintendent/President.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 

• Master’s degree in a
related field from an accredited higher education institution.

• Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in
student services or similar functional area, with at least three (3) years at the vice president, dean, director, or equivalent supervisory
level. 

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

PREFERRED
QUALIFICATIONS:
 

• Three (3) years of successful experience working in an educational setting.

• An
earned doctorate in a related field from an accredited higher education institution.

• Commitment to practicing the principles
of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA) and infusing these principles through the activities of Student Services.

• Proven and demonstrated success in employee development and conflict resolution. 

LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND
OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

A valid California driver’s license or ability to access and use alternative
transportation. 

KNOWLEDGE OF:

The California Community College mission, its
educational and financial issues, the laws and regulations of California, and the changing role of Community Colleges. 


Principles and practices of strategic planning, and strong fiscal management linking resource allocations to planning and priorities.

• Leadership methods for fulfilling the comprehensive community college mission, the Vision for Success Goals and DEIA principles,
especially as that mission relates to the role played by the Student Services programs. 

• Student development and
implementations of student services theory and the ability to develop and implement student services programs that foster equitable student
growth and development within the community college. 

• Advanced principles, practices, methods and techniques of program,
administrative and organiza­tional analysis, planning and management as applicable to student admissions, enrollment, and retention.

• Advanced principles, practices, methods and techniques of program, administrative and organiza­tional analysis, planning and
management as applicable to student rights, student intervention and student disciplinary and grievance processes.

• Principles
and practices in the delivery of student and academic counseling as well as principles of individual crisis counseling.


Participatory governance philosophy and practices for California Community Colleges. 

• Student Success and Support Program
and Student Equity regulations and imple­mentation strategies and best practices.

• Research methods and analysis
techniques.

• Basic principles and practices of organizational improvement, equity and culture change.

• Principles
and practices of sound business communication, both oral and written.

• Principles and practices of supervision and management
that promote inclusivity, equity, and teamwork, including the ability to train, motivate, and evaluate staff. 

• State and
federal regulations governing community colleges particularly as these regulations relate to overseeing the various service areas that
comprise the Student Services programs. 

• Accreditation standards of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior
Colleges and Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

• Principles, practices, methods and concepts used in public agency
grants and contract adminis­tration.

• Trends, developments and application of student support technologies including
student records and financial aid technologies. 

• Computerized student information database systems, i.e. Banner, Datatel,
etc. 

• Board Policies, Administrative Procedures, and collective bargaining agreements application.

ABILITY
TO:
 

• Provide expert professional assist­ance to the President and other District executives and managers in
areas of assigned responsibility

• Plan and direct activities of the Student Services Division.

• Direct the
effective and consistent implementation of regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures applicable to areas of responsibility and to
ensure compliance requirements are met. 

• Read, interpret, explain and apply pertinent laws, codes, rules, regulations,
policies and accounting principles, including District and Board of Trustees policies.

• Define complex and strategic issues,
analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations,
rules and policies.

• Work collaboratively with District executives and managers and the community and provide expert advice and
counsel to develop solutions to complex issues.

• Analyze, negotiate and administer grants and contracts.

• Analyze
and make sound recommendations on complex student issues and ensure the interests of the District and its students are protected.

• Anticipate and respond to the needs of students and the community, changing demographics and organizational needs. 

• Organize, set priorities and exercise expert, independent judgment within areas of responsibility.

• Develop and
maintain an inclusive work environment that fosters diversity, respect and engagement.

• Work collaboratively across campus
constituent groups as well as community groups and organizations.

• Work collaboratively with the College’s diverse
stakeholders to develop and implement innovative approaches to provide a student-centered learning environment focused on removing
institutional barriers to student access and success, and thereby, assist to close the achievement gap. 

• Develop and
implement appropriate procedures and controls.

• Define, review, evaluate and strategically target student success, access, and
completion. 

• Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials.

• Prepare, execute, and administer a comprehensive budget utilizing a computerized budget system. 

• Communicate
effectively, both orally and in writing.

• Understand, interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, codes and ordinances.

• Represent the District effectively in dealings with external stakeholders.

• Make presentations and present proposals
and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively to diverse audiences.

Operate a computer and use standard business
software.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships.

OTHER INFORMATION

WORKING
CONDITIONS

WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises
the Office of Student Services and the student services deans and/or directors.

• Oversees the following service areas:
Counseling and Matriculation Division, Enrollment Services/Admission and Records, Financial Aid, Student Development and College Activities,
Job Placement Center, Information and Welcome Center, Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD), Extended Opportunity Program and Services
(EOP&S), California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), Student Transfer and Retention STAR (TRIO), the
Career/Transfer Center, and Veterans Affairs program.

CONTACTS: 

Administrators, staff, students,
vendors, government agencies, public and community members and co-workers.

PHYSICAL EFFORT: (The physical and mental
demands described here are representative of those employees may need to successfully perform the essential functions of this class.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)


Ability to exert some physical effort.

• Ability to operate office equipment. 

• Tasks require extended periods
sitting and at a keyboard.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Normal office environment.

• Frequent interruptions.

• The employee is required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and may be
required to work evenings and weekends.

For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the
HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at https://www.avc.edu/administration/hr/employment or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay,
(661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.

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