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Vice President of Administration

Company: Los Rios Community College District
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title
Vice President of Administration

Los Rios Community College District (Folsom Lake College)

Department Location
Administrative Services

Posting Number

The Institution

Established in 2004 as the fourth college in the Los Rios Community College District, Folsom Lake College (FLC) is a vibrant teaching and learning institution serving over 8,800 ethnically and racially diverse students each semester. The College and its two educational centers, the El Dorado Center in Placerville (EDC) and the Rancho Cordova Center (RCC), serve the rapidly growing areas of both eastern Sacramento and western El Dorado counties, forming a dynamic learning community committed to academic excellence, innovation, and educational equity.

Our Strengths
Our mission is focused on a rigorous educational program with a strong focus on student success. We provide a broad range of academic programs, student support services, learning modalities (including online and hybrid courses), as well as opportunities for student engagement and leadership. We also incorporate the newest technologies for innovative classroom instruction, including collaboration with The Innovation Center Makerspace at the main Folsom campus.

The main Folsom campus also includes the Harris Center for the Arts, a state of the art visual and performing arts venue. The Center presents a diverse program of arts, culture, and entertainment that engages the entire region. It is also home to FLC's Visual and Performing Arts education programs, as well as local arts organizations and community partners, who embrace the opportunity to perform and learn in a world-class facility.

FLC provides educational environments designed to empower, inspire, and enrich our diverse student population, including students from historically underrepresented and underserved populations. Our College awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees, as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer, which guarantee transfer into California State Universities and numerous private and non-profit four-year colleges and universities. We also offer Career Education (CE) certificates and degrees and transfer credit for students who wish to continue their education at a four-year college or university.

Our Commitment to Social Justice and Equity
FLC believes that education should belong to everyone. To nourish this inclusion, we champion equity, diversity, social justice, and environmental sustainability as foundational to academic, campus, and community life. We work with the communities we serve toward just and fair inclusion into a society in which all people can participate, prosper, and reach their full potential. We commit to equity-driven decision-making, planning, and reflective processes that are responsive to the diverse identities and experiences in our community.

Position Summary
Under the general direction of the College President, and in consultation with college and district leadership and appropriate college constituencies, the Vice President of Administration (VPA) leads and administers: the preparation and oversight of the college budget in cooperation with other Vice Presidents; the business operations of the college; classified personnel services; the college building and facility development and maintenance program; coordinates with the district for the purchase of equipment, supplies, and properties for the college; the enterprise operations of the college; and works cooperatively with the management team and the district staff in all areas of responsibility in support of a positive work environment, institutional effectiveness, and student success.

The VPA 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; leads campus-wide emergency response; coordinates and implements the district's risk management program and all programs related to health and safety of employees; and supervises and evaluates assigned staff.

The VPA is a member of and works collaboratively with: the President's Executive Team; President's Administrative Team; President's Management Team; and the District and College Vice Presidents of Administration.

The VPA maintains a commitment to diversity and sensitivity to the educational and personal goals of a diverse student body and staff, and also supports equity driven decision-making, planning, and reflective processes that are responsive to the diverse identities and experiences of our community.

The VPA has oversight of the administrative services staff at the main campus and two centers, and direct supervisory responsibilities for the Director of Administrative Services, Business Services Supervisor, and College Information Technology (IT) Systems Supervisor.

Assignment Responsibilities
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:

College Budget:

  • Co-chairing the Budget and Facilities Planning Committee along with an appointed faculty member; working with budgetary units in the development of the college budget within district policies, regulations, and formulas, consistent with college planning.
  • Monitoring the college budget to ensure expenditures are within authorized levels.
  • Assuring appropriate reserve levels to address short- and long-term needs and year-to-year carryover.
  • Providing written and oral reports to the College President, District, college management team, constituency leaders, and college faculty and staff as required.
  • Advising the College President in matters pertaining to financial and business activities.
  • Serving on the District Budget Committee.

    Business Operations:

    • Overseeing the purchasing processes.
    • Determining office hours of operations and staffing levels.
    • Ensuring appropriate internal control procedures.
    • Maintaining vendor relations and adherence to vendor contracts/agreements.
    • Reviewing contracts and grant paperwork for compliance with district regulations/guidelines.
    • Assuring record retention consistent with state law.
    • Maintaining college campus trust fund accounts-sundry and club funds.

      Classified Personnel:

      • Serving as the classified personnel officer in charge of classified staffing, supervision, evaluation, and discipline processes for the college.
      • Overseeing temporary classified hiring and adherence to District guidelines.
      • Proposing staff changes or additions with consideration of recommendations from college and center managers and the Classified Hiring Priorities Committee.
      • Analyzing and making recommendations on staffing levels and position classifications.
      • Serving as the College administrator for classified collective bargaining contracts, and the Classified Professional Development Committee.
      • Providing leadership in the effort to ensure diversity and cultural inclusiveness in the administrative services functions of the college.
      • Serving on the College on the District Reclassification Review Board.

        Information Technology:

        • Overseeing information technology and media services departments.
        • Coordinating and implementing college technology and infrastructure projects.
        • Serving as the college's Information Security Officer.
        • Serving on the District Information Security Officers and Information Technology planning committees.

          College Facilities:

          • Overseeing the development of, and adherence to, the College Facility Master Plan.
          • Participating with District staff in the development and implementation of the college's capital outlay plans, working within District processes for selection and oversight of architects, engineers, and contractors.
          • Serving as the 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 Operations:

            • Coordinating with District officials in fiscal oversight, overseeing contractors, and chairing regular operational meetings for the Harris Center for the Arts.
            • Coordinating with District officials in the oversight of the college/district bookstore contract; working directly with the vendor to assure the success of the bookstore in meeting faculty and student needs.
            • Coordinating with District officials in the oversight of the college/district food services contract; working directly with the vendor to assure the success of the program for the college.

              Safe and Secure Working Environment:

              • Defining and managing the college's buildings and offices, keys and electronic 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.
              • Assuring implementation of environmental and 504/ADA compliance programs.
              • Providing counsel regarding district police services support to the college, and serving as college liaison to the police department.
              • Serving as the College Safety Officer responsible for developing, coordinating, and exercising college emergency response capability, to include serving as the Director of the College Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and familiarity with Student Emergency Medical Services (SEMS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS) protocols.
              • Serving as Chair of the Safety Committee and on the District Preparedness Assessment Team (PAT).


                • Supporting the accreditation process of the college.
                • Understanding and committing to the mission of a comprehensive community college.
                • Fostering new and innovative ideas.
                • Supporting and advancing the college diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.
                • Committing to strategic planning; providing support for the alignment of resources with the college plan.
                • Understanding project planning and coordination, continuous process improvement, and accountability measures.
                • Practicing a participatory leadership style with creativity and flexibility in problem-solving.
                • Working collaboratively within the college and at the District level.
                • Establishing mutually enriching relationships with other constituencies, within and external to the college.
                • Promoting a participatory decision-making approach; leading by creating an atmosphere of trust and open communication.

                  Performing other duties as assigned.

                  Work Year
                  12 month

                  Work Schedule
                  The assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus hours.

                  Total Hrs per Week/Day

                  Special Requirements

                  Minimum Qualifications
                  1. Have a master's degree 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. All degrees much be from an accredited institution completed by June 5, 2023.

                  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.

                  Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators' in California Community Colleges which can be found at the website then "Minimum Qualifications Handbook".

                  Application Instructions
                  Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:
                • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
                • Letter of Interest
                • Unofficial transcripts of college/university work


                  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
                  • Applicants indicating "see resume" on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
                  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
                  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
                  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official 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. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations .

                    Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

                    Physical Demands

                    $172,069 to $186,253 per year.

                    Additional Salary Information
                    Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

                    Posting Detail Information

                    Posting Date

                    Closing Date

                    Open Continuously

                    Beginning and/or Ending Dates
                    Full-time, Classified Management Position
                    Beginning on or about July 1, 2023.

                    How and where to apply

                    Please visit our for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

                    After hour inquiries should be emailed to Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

                    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. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

                    For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the informational page.

                    Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for a face-to-face interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses. For candidate travel reimbursement information, .

                    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.


                    Supplemental Questions

                    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

                  • *
                    Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?

                    • Yes
                    • No

                    • *
                      I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form "Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime", P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form and attach the completed form to your application.

                      • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
                      • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
                      • No answer

                      • *
                        I acknowledge and agree that I have read, that I understand and I meet the minimum qualifications for this position. I understand that I am required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position, within 60 days from the time of hire. I also understand that 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. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations

                        • No
                        • Yes

                        • *
                          Considering this specific position that you are applying to - where/how did you learn about this position?

                          • College Department
                          • CareerBuilder
                          • Chronicle of Higher Ed
                          • Community College Registry Online Job Board
                          • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
                          • LRCCD Resource Group - Comunidad
                          • Craigslist
                          • D'Primeramano Magazine
                          • EdJoin
                          • Facebook (Campaign)
                          • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
                          • Glassdoor
                          • Greater Sacramento Urban League
                          • Handshake
                          • HigheredJobs
                          • Indeed
                          • Job Sites
                          • Job Journal
                          • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
                          • LinkedIn
                          • Los Rios Community College District Employee
                          • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
                          • Los Rios Community College District Website
                          • LRCCD Resource Group - Asian Pacific Islander Legacy (API)
                          • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
                          • LRCCD Resource Group - Native American Collaborative (NAC)
                          • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
                          • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
                          • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
                          • Sacramento Builders Exchange
                          • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
                          • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
                          • Sacramento Works
                          • The HUB
                          • ZipRecruiter
                          • Other

                            Applicant Documents

                            Required Documents

                          • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
                          • Letter of Interest
                          • Unofficial Transcript 1

                            Optional Documents

                          • Unofficial Transcript 2
                          • Unofficial Transcript 3
                          • Unofficial Transcript 4
                          • Unofficial Transcript 5
                          • P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
                          • Foreign Transcript Evaluation
                          • Employee Request for Transfer Form

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