Job Posting TitleVice President of Administrative Services and Student Support
LocationLos Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College)
Department LocationPresident's Office
Cosumnes River College (CRC) values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and empowers students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. CRC is a leader in innovative ideas and sustainable values. One of the four colleges of the Los Rios Community College District, Cosumnes River College seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about the impact of implicit bias in teaching and learning, and who implement culturally responsive teaching techniques and effective practices for engaging students.
Serving south Sacramento County and Elk Grove since 1970, CRC’s main campus and its Elk Grove center provide a dynamic learning environment for more than 14,000 ethnically and racially diverse students. One of the top 10 most diverse 2-year public colleges in the nation (noted in the Almanac of Higher Education, Fall 2015), CRC is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.
CRC awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, Associate degrees for Transfer, Career Education certificates, and transfer credit for students who intend to continue their education at a four-year college or university. Our 200+ programs include automotive technology, radio, television and film, allied heath, veterinary technology, and architecture and design technology, among others.
With a focus on improving completion outcomes for all students, programs like Umoja, the Puente project, and DIOP Scholars and Native American Higher Ed Resources, look to increase the number of Latinx, African-American, and Native American students who complete a degree, certificate and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Student support services and programs including CARE, EOPS, Enriched Scholars, and First Year Experience enhance the ability of all students to complete college. CRC is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).
CRC strives to be an exemplary and innovative community college that empowers students and employees to strengthen the cultural, social, economic, and environmental well-being of their communities.
Under the general direction of the College President and in consultation with college and district leadership and appropriate college constituencies, the Vice President of Administrative Services and Student Support is responsible for providing leadership and promoting effective support for student learning and administering the college budget in cooperation with other Vice Presidents; the business and enterprise operation of the college; the college building and facility development and maintenance program; coordinating with the district the purchase of equipment, personnel services; coordinating processes which support student learning; supervising and evaluating assigned staff; and working cooperatively with the management team and the district staff in all areas of responsibility in support of a positive work environment, college effectiveness and student success.
The Vice President of Administration Services and Student Support provides primary advice and counsel to the college leadership team to assure resource allocations are consistent with college planning; there is accountability for, and assessment of, organizational structures and processes; and employees are provided a safe and secure working environment.
The Vice President of Administration Services and Student Support has oversight of the Administrative Services staff and direct supervisory responsibilities for the Director of Administrative Services, Bookstore Manager, Business Services Supervisor, and works collaboratively with the District to oversee facilities and campus police staff.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
● Coordinating the development and preparation of the college budget.
● Working with individuals responsible for budgetary units and with the budget committee in the development of the budget.
● Monitoring expenditures to ensure that budget limits are maintained and ensuring the establishment of appropriate internal control procedures.
● Adhering to operational and program guidelines.
● Providing written and oral reports to the College President, the management team, constituency leaders, and the college faculty and staff as required.
● Advising the College President in matters pertaining to financial and business activities of the college.
● Assuring appropriate reserve levels within the budget to address long-term needs and year to year carryover.
● Overseeing purchasing processes.
● Determining office hours of operation and staffing levels.
● Ensuring appropriate internal control procedures.
● Maintaining vendor relations and adhering to vendor contracts and agreements where appropriate.
● Overseeing printing services, mail services and receiving.
● Assuring record retention consistent with state law.
● Assisting in the development of policies, regulations and procedures that relate to the areas of responsibility.
● Representing the college in business administration activities that affect district-wide operations.
● Serving as the classified personnel officer in charge of classified staffing, supervision, evaluation, and discipline processes for the college.
● Proposing staff changes or additions.
● Representing the college on the Reclassification Review Board.
● Serving as the college administrator for classified collective bargaining contracts.
● Providing leadership in the effort to ensure diversity and cultural inclusiveness in the administrative services functions of the college.
● Coordinating the college building, capital construction, facilities and ground program in conjunction with lead college staff and District Office Representatives.
● Overseeing the development of, and adherence to, the College Facility Master Plan.
● Serving as primary resource to college planning committees for individual building projects.
● Assuring college facilities and grounds are maintained.
● Overseeing the scheduling and rentals of college facilities.
● Providing leadership in the development and implementation of the college’s environmental sustainability plans and programs.
Enterprise and Fundraising Operations:
● Assuring the success of the bookstore in meeting faculty and student needs while providing revenue support to the college.
● Coordinating with district officials in the oversight of the college/district food services program contract and works directly with the vendor partner to assure the success of the program for the college.
● Responsibility for Office of Philanthropy accounting as it relates to the campus trust fund accounts-sundry and scholarship funds.
Safe and Secure Working Environment:
● Defining and managing the college’s buildings and offices, keys and electronics locking system balancing ease of access and use with the need for safety and security.
● Coordinating and implementing the district’s risk management program and all programs related to the safety of employees and students.
● Implementing other environmental compliance programs.
● Serving as the college safety officer.
● Monitoring and implementing projects to meet ADA requirements.
● Responsibility for coordinating college police services in conjunction with the District Chief of Police for the bookstore, parking, physical plan maintenance, receiving, mail service, duplication, business services, and cafeteria.
● Serving as member of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) team.
● Serving as campus Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) officer.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus work and/or hours.
Work Year12 month
1. Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution, completed by October 1, 2019, in Business, Accounting, Finance, Business Management or related field and three years of administrative experience; OR, have a bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Business Management or related field and a Certified Public Accountant’s license and three years of administrative experience; OR, have a bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Business Management or related field, and five years of progressively responsible management experience in the areas of responsibility related to this position.
2. One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment
3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work
4. Two letters of recommendation
5. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified. Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.
● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Salary$155,353 annually. LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationAdditional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve-month, Classified Management Position
Beginning on or about October 1, 2019.
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Office located at 1919 Spanos Court, Sacramento, CA 95825-3981. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 or come in during our business hours.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to email@example.com. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
All Positions: Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Administrative/Executive/Faculty Positions: Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here
Administrative/Executive Positions: Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.