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President, Irvine Valley College
South Orange County Community College District

Date Posted Dec. 20, 2019
Title President, Irvine Valley College
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County, CA, United States
Department Office of the President - Administration (IVC-020-000)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • President/Provost/Chancellor
  • Administration - Executive
The District has retained PPL, Inc. to support its search and selection processes. For confidential inquiries and nominations, please contact:
Lisa Sugimoto, Ed.D.
PPL, Inc. - Vice President
(562) 972-8983


Jeanie Nishime, Ed.D.
PPL, Inc.- Associate
(310) 508-7009

Summary Description:

To serve as educational leader and Chief Executive Officer at one of two community colleges in a multi-college district reporting to the Chancellor; assure the delivery of educational and other services provided by assigned college; provide visionary leadership in the overall administration of the college; develop an administrative organization which shall be the established authority on campus; develop and implement the district and college’s strategic plan and implement Board of Trustee policies and district administrative procedures; and serve as the final authority at the college level.

To report to the Chancellor and execute all powers and duties in accordance to rules and regulations of the Board of Trustees, Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, and the laws of the State of California; serve as the institutional leader and implement board policies and administrative regulations as applicable to the position; serve under contract and establish annual goals, which are approved by the Chancellor; and advise the Chancellor on matters related to District planning, policies, operations, as they affect the diverse body of students and employees at the college.

To formulate and articulate a vision of the college’s future that addresses the evolving social, economic, and political forces that affect its mission and campus priorities, in which teaching, learning, student access and student success are central to the college mission.

To maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students, as well as on a district-wide basis with the other college and district services; and advocate for the community college using a collaborative, collegial leadership style that also supports the district’s strategic plan and achievement of the district-wide goals and objectives.

To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the district; lead by example; actively participate in and support district-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.

Receives direction and evaluation from the Chancellor. The President is a district team member on the Chancellor’s Executive Council and on other committees and councils directed and delegated by the Chancellor.
Provides leadership and direction to the academic Vice President for Instruction, the academic Vice President for Student Services, the Vice President for College Administrative Services, other academic administrator and classified management personnel and related support staff.

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