First and second interviews will be held May 28 - June 3, 2019.
Napa Valley College invites you to apply for this one year interim assignment as the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Academic Affairs. Under the administrative direction of the Superintendent/President, the Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Academic Affairs is responsible for leadership, planning, organizing, directing, supervising, and evaluating all areas of instruction.
Napa Valley College is in the heart of wine country. The college is dedicated to providing quality programs and services that promote learning and enhance individual development. Featuring the largest wine school in the USA and one of the region's finest performing arts centers, the college is the valley's hub for education, the arts and culture. Our commitment to provide accessible, high-quality transfer and career technical educational opportunities defines our student-centered culture and is at the heart of every decision we make. With community support and a strong stable cabinet, we offer top programs such as Viticulture and Winery Technology, Nursing and Criminal Justice Training.
This is a full-time, one year, interim academic-administrative assignment. Placement on the salary schedule is commensurate with experience. The college offers a fringe benefit package, including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; employee assistance program; and STRS retirement system membership. Assignment includes 19 paid holidays, 22 vacation days, and 12 days sick leave annually.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as chief advisor to the Superintendent/President on strategic matters related to the development, management, and improvement of instructional and economic workforce development programs.
Oversee instructional administrators and authorize leadership, direction, supervision, and evaluation of strategic enrollment management, instructional, learning resources, and workforce and economic workforce development programs and activities; ensure compliance with accreditation and other regulatory requirements of all instructional programs; provide leadership for improvement of instruction, including program evaluation and planning, and program development/discontinuance.
Provide administrative oversight of academic support service programs, including the Child Development Center and Puente; authorize administrative leadership and direction, development, supervision, and evaluation of program activities.
Provide leadership for and direct the planning, development, and implementation of policies, procedures, programs, and initiatives to ensure quality programs and instructional services.
Ensure continuous improvement of instructional services to increase productivity and effectiveness through re-engineering, District organizational change management, new technology solutions, assessment of best practices, and feedback from internal users and external customers.
Actively participate in the accreditation process, including the institutional self-study, mid-term reports, and substantive change requirements. Analyze changes to the accreditation standards and requirements and potential impact to District programs and services.
Assist in the development of long-range institutional goals and the educational master plan; develop strategic objectives in conjunction with the Superintendent/President; in coordination with instructional leaders and faculty, develop, implement, and evaluate action plans related to objectives; compile an annual report of accomplishments.
Plan, organize, and implement a systematic program of supervision and evaluation of instruction; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned administrators and their staff in accordance with District procedures; establish performance requirements and personal development targets; monitor performance and provide coaching for performance improvement and development; encourage professional excellence and promote a culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services; recommend new faculty and staff; project future staffing needs.
Co-chair Curriculum Committee; evaluate, verify and make recommendations on matters related to the credit and non-credit curriculum; collaborate with faculty to fully implement Student Learning Outcomes and assessment; represent the district in the mutual agreement process relative to academic and professional matters, including changes in academic courses and curricula.
Develop and administer the annual budget for instructional programs; represent the needs of faculty in the budget process to ensure that faculty are provided with the necessary equipment, supplies, and support staff.
Collaborate with Student Affairs in the development and implementation of programs and activities that enhance student learning and success.
Provide administrative oversight for projects funded under the Vocational Education Act and coordinate accounting/fiscal details.
Develop and maintain partnerships with business, industry, government, schools, colleges, and other agencies in the planning and implementation of educational and student support programs.
Make presentations to the Board of Trustees in matters concerning instructional and economic workforce development programs; manage the preparation of Board agenda items for the instructional area.
Review and analyze pending legislation, legal mandates, and regulations for potential impact to the district's instructional programs.
Attend and chair District-wide committees, task forces, and other meetings; represent the District in the community and at local, regional or state meetings, workshops, and conferences; maintain liaison with appropriate government agencies and professional organizations, as assigned.
Perform a variety of additional tasks as assigned.
Earned Master's Degree from an accredited institution.
At least three (3) years of administrative experience in higher education.
At least four (4) years of full-time teaching experience at an accredited college or university.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
Earned Terminal Degree or Doctorate degree from an accredited institution.
Teaching experience in a community college.
Three (3) years of successful full-time administrative experience (Dean or higher) in accredited institutions or higher education in California.
Demonstrated Experience with:
Interpretation, application and explanation of California education code, regulations, and accreditation standards in the development and administration of instructional programs, administrative procedures, and college processes;
Development, administration, and sustainable application of strategic planning in a complex organization, program review, and budgeting processes;
Interpretation and administration of curriculum regulations, development standards, and approval processes;
Development and application of Student Learning Outcomes Assessment and other metrics of student success;
Application and support of emergent instructional technologies;
Analysis of data for decision-making in an academic environment;
Supervision of academic employees;
Successful recruitment, retention, and support of faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds;
Promotion and support of professional development for faculty and academic administrators;
Strategic leadership in the development and implementation of collaborative academic support programs and initiatives that enhance student success;
Labor relations and the role of faculty in an organization that practices participatory governance and interest-based problem solving;
Establishment of effective partnerships with business, industry, and other educational institutions in support of Career Technical Education programs and Economic Workforce Development initiatives.
Applicants must complete the online application through GovernmentJobs.com. All elements of the application must be submitted in order for the application to be considered complete.
Internal applicants are still required to submit a complete application packet for this position. This includes submission of transcripts and all other required application materials.
The District will not accept materials by e-mail, fax, or mail for this position.
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: If you are in need of special services or facilities due to a disability in order to apply or interview for this opening, please contact Human Resources.
Napa Valley College, an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, maintains a drug-free workplace and requires that employees abide by that policy.
For more information, contact the Office of Human Resources: