Associate Vice Chancellor Economic and Workforce Development
Kern Community College District
Initial Screening Date:
Open Until Filled:
40 hours per week, 12 month position
$176,852.38 annually (maximum entry $141,610.72)
Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
Supplemental voluntary life insurance
403b Tax Shelter Annuity
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service.
DO-KCCD Bakersfield Downtown
The Associate Vice Chancellor, Chief Economic and Workforce Development Officer, reports directly to the Vice Chancellor, Educational Services, and provides overall leadership in the planning, organization, administration, evaluation, policy development, and implementation for the Economic and Workforce Development programs and initiatives throughout the District. Other responsibilities will be assigned by the Vice Chancellor or Chancellor and may not be directly related to Economic and Workforce Development.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
1. Serve as a catalytic force in formulating and implementing, collaborating, promoting, and implementing Career and Technical Education and economic development throughout the District and regionally.
2. Provide leadership and coordinate high school to college pathways programs to include articulation and dual enrollment among the districts' colleges, as well as with the secondary and other post-secondary institutions. Chair the Alliance for College and Career Pathways.
3. Administrative responsibility leading district-wide strategic planning processes for all CTE funded programs. Serve as the District lead and key resource for the districts' colleges to develop programs that responsive to the requirements of the federal Carl Perkins Act, and the state Strong Workforce Program. Provide support for the colleges in these programs. Provide oversight for various outcome program and reporting metrics, and funding allocations.
4. Provide leadership of district economic and workforce development areas to include: small business development, corporate services, 21st Century Clean Energy Center, Performance Improvement Institute, workforce services, continuing education, and all contract training. Hire and direct Program Managers with oversight of each area as appropriate. Ensure programs generate sufficient revenue to cover all expenses.
5. Provide leadership, support, and service to KCCD's colleges, as well as to state and local community and economic development leaders, in workforce development initiatives for the major purpose of attracting new business/industry and/or expanding current business/industry.
6. Serve and the Chief Administrator for the district wide adult education program consortium. Coordinate with the colleges and provide leadership for the adult education programs.
7. Coordinate with college administrators and faculty to conduct institutional research and evaluate student and program outcomes in Career and Technical Education.
Education and Experience:
Masters Degree from an accredited college/university.
Two years of progressively responsible experience reasonably related to the administrative assignment.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Knowledge and Abilities:
- 5 years management experience working in Economic and Workforce.
- 3 years management experience supervising others.
- Served as a catalytic force collaborating with multi entities.
1. Career and Technical Education programs and curriculum
2. Economic & workforce development instructional and program development.
3. State and federal laws, codes and regulations affecting economic & workforce development programs.
4. The Carl Perkins Act
5. College and Career Pathways
6. Articulation and Dual Enrollment
7. Current practices/issues in economic & workforce development.
8. Principles of management, supervision and training.
9. Contract and Community Education and Noncredit Programs.
10. Budget development and administration.
11. Collaborative strategies for diverse groups/populations.
12. Adult Education Programs
13. Mission of comprehensive community colleges;
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 April 5, 2019 are assured consideration. The District 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
Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
Copy of legible transcripts
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.
Recruitment Status (tentative):
Application Screening: TBD
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
All applicants must apply online at https://careers.kccd.edu/postings/11338
. Emails will not be accepted.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.