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Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Instruction
College of the Canyons

Date Posted Feb. 21, 2020
Title Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Instruction
University College of the Canyons
Santa Clarita, CA, United States
Department Educational Administrator
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Vice-(President/Provost/Chancellor)
  • Administration - Executive

College of the Canyons is seeking a full time Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Instruction. The ideal candidate is a leader in growing, developing, and aligning educational programming in response to student and community needs, as well as supporting our college’s commitment to educating the more than 32,000 racially and socioeconomically diverse students we enroll each year.  Currently, our student body is approximately 45.4 percent Latino/Hispanic, 32.2 percent White, 6.3 percent Asian, 5.5 percent African-American, 4.5 percent Pacific Islander, 2 percent multi-ethnic, and less than 1 percent Native American. The college was designated a Hispanic Serving Institution in 2015, reflecting our focus on enhancing the educational attainment and economic well-being of the community we proudly serve.  As a 2018 and 2019 Champion of Higher Education award recipient, ranked number one in Los Angeles County during 2019 for best two-year colleges for adult learners, one of the top transfer institutions in Los Angeles County, as well as one of 20 community colleges in the state selected for the California Guided Pathways Project, we are focused on enhancing equity and implementing policies and practices that help all students achieve successful academic outcomes while fostering a culture of completion, transfer, and job preparation.
Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Instruction
Educational Administrator

Initial Screening Date: March 2, 2020
Open until Filled

The Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction reports to the District Chancellor and serves as the Chief Instructional Officer for the District. This position:

Leads the overall design, organization, delivery, supervision, evaluation, and fiscal management of the educational programming of the District;
Provides collaborative and decisive leadership, motivation, and direction for teaching excellence and student learning to promote academic success;
Builds bridges with the College, its faculty and staff in order to respond to the educational needs of students and the community at large;
Assures academic excellence in both ongoing and developing educational programs;
Supervises administrative team, faculty and staff within a broad framework of standard policies and procedures;
Develops partnerships with business, industry, government, schools, colleges and other agencies to plan and implement the highest quality and currency in educational programs; and
Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

The Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Instruction is a highly visible, executive leadership position that represents the college at the local, state, and national levels. Within the scope of this position, new components may be added or deleted based on district and/or community needs.


Education (Requirement #1):
Possession of a master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Doctorate or Ph.D. in educational leadership preferred. (See our website for evaluation requirements for units and degrees earned at foreign institutions).


Experience (Requirement #2):
Possession of a minimum of six (6) full-time equivalent years of successful leadership experience as a senior administrator at an institution of higher education.

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Application Process: Application materials must be submitted to the Human Resources Office.
Initial Screening Date: March 2, 2020
Open until Filled

Applicants are encouraged to complete their application online.
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If you require assistance, please call the Human Resources Office at (661)362-3427 or our TTY Line at (661)362-5178. Applicants may check the status of their application online and may expect to be notified within approximately 4 weeks following the review date as to the status of their application.

Applicants who have disabilities who need accommodation in order to complete the selection process should contact the Human Resources office directly at (661) 362-3427.

  • The Santa Clarita Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, religious creed, color, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected basis under the law.

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