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Vice Chancellor, Educational Services
Kern Community College District

  • Mar. 1, 2017
  • Vice Chancellor, Educational Services
  • Educational Services
  • Kern Community College District
    Bakersfield, CA
    United States
  • 4/6/2017
  • Available immediately
  • Vice-(President/Provost/Chancellor)
  • Administration - Student Affairs
    Administration - Undergraduate Education
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Vice Chancellor, Educational Services

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 00948

Posting Date: 02/14/2017

Initial Screening Date: 04/06/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Management

Work Week: 40 hours per week, 12 month position

Minimum Salary: $164,461.50 annual

Maximum Salary: $215,787.75 annual


Medical, dental and employee assistance plans are provided for the employee and dependents. The District also provides life insurance plans for the employee, as well as an 8.25% contribution to the State Teachers Retirement plan. Additional types of insurance may be purchased with pre-tax dollars through an IRS 125 flexible benefit program.

College/Site: District Office

Location: DO-KCCD Bakersfield Downtown

Basic Function:

The Vice Chancellor, Educational Services, performs duties under the direction of the Chancellor; works with college instruction and student services administrators and staff in the development and coordination of instruction and student services programs; provides oversight for economic and workforce development; is responsible for the development and implementation of District policies and procedures; and serves as the district accreditation liaison with colleges.

1. Serves as advisor to the Chancellor in matters pertaining to instruction, student services, economic and workforce development
2. Oversees the development and implementation of district educational and student services policies and collaborates with the colleges in the development and implementation of the District Strategic Plan in areas of student success, teaching and learning
3. Reviews and recommends college approved courses and programs to the Chancellor for approval by the Kern Community College District Board and subsequent submission to the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office. Maintains an inventory of approved programs.
4. Directs the timely and accurate preparation of records, reports, summaries and projections of data related to instructional and student services and funding
5. Serves as a resource to college instruction and student services leadership to ensure that college program review processes meet accreditation standards and are integrated into district planning processes
6. Coordinates and supervises the development of academic calendars and student fees for colleges
7. Utilizes data in developing, evaluating and recommending programs, standards, policies, and procedures within the parameters of state Education Code and federal laws
8. Identifies and researches instruction, student services, and economic and workforce issues; provides technical expertise; interprets and explains policies related to instruction and student services
9. Ensures evaluation procedures for academic personal are consistent with negotiated agreements, accreditation, District policies and procedures
10. Acts as a resource to District negotiating teams, assists in the preparation of proposals, serves on teams as needed, and ensures compliance with collective bargaining agreements
11. Prepares, submits, and administers budgets for assigned area; categorical and grant programs and funding; monitors and controls expenditures; and assures proper maintenance of audit trails, documentation, and financial records.
12. Serves as a resource to colleges in the development and implementation of curriculum; articulation, career and technical education, learning resources; instructional delivery systems and enrollment management plans.
13. Represents the District on community, regional, state, committees and with federal governmental agencies, businesses and agencies that are involved in programs and services for community college students.
14. Hires, supervises and evaluates assigned employees.
15. Performs other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Masters Degree from an accredited college/university.
A minimum of six (6) years of progressively responsible administrative leadership experience at a higher education institution. This may include experience as a vice president, dean, or district administrative position related to the administration of educational or student service programs.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.


The following desirable education and experience are important to the success of the administrator in this position:

Doctorate degree in educational leadership
Teaching or student service experience at the college or university level
Leadership experience in student services or instruction programs as a line administrator
Experience with planning, developing and evaluating innovative delivery of instruction and student services
Participation in the collective bargaining process

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service. Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Knowledge of comprehensive instructional and student services programs and personnel
Knowledge of the mission of California Community Colleges and the role of Career & Technical Education
Knowledge of curriculum development and enrollment management
Ability to work collaboratively with faculty and administration in the management and coordination of effective instruction, student services and related programs.
Ability to interpret laws, rules, and regulations affecting community colleges; to formulate policies and procedures; to compile clear, accurate statistical reports, and surveys
Ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing and through the use of technology

Salary Grade: M

Special Instructions to Applicants:

First Review of Applications:
Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on March 30, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of six (6) professional references Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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