Vice President of Instruction

$152,830 - $186,222 yearly
  • Yuba Community College District
  • Woodland, CA, USA
  • Apr 21, 2024
Full time Provost/Academic Vice President Vice President/Associate/Assistant VP Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description


Vice President of Instruction

Location: Woodland Community College - Woodland, CA

Job Description:

At Woodland Community College, the Vice President of Instruction holds a pivotal role in shaping an educational environment that champions student success and equity. The Vice President of Instruction is responsible for developing and overseeing quality, innovative instructional programs and services that are responsive to the diverse needs of our student body and the demands of a rapidly changing world.Working closely with faculty, staff, and administrative teams, the Vice President of Instruction supports the development and implementation of curriculum that meets the evolving needs of our students and the community at large. They champion equity by advocating for policies and practices that remove barriers to academic achievement, ensuring that every student has the support they need to succeed. Through collaborative leadership, the Vice President of Instruction guides Woodland Community College in maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence, making it a place where students can thrive, achieve their goals, and transform their lives. We invite qualified candidates to join us in our commitment to student success, excellence, equity, and community engagement.

Woodland Community College (WCC) is seeking an equity-minded, dynamic, collaborative, and results-oriented leader to serve as Vice President of Instruction.

BASIC FUNCTION:The Vice President of Instruction will report directly to the President of Woodland Community College. The Vice President serves as the Chief Instructional Officer providing general oversight for the College's academic programs. The Vice President manages and evaluates the work of the Instructional Deans, other managers, and staff within the Office of Instruction.

The Vice President of Instruction plays a pivotal role in shaping the academic landscape and ensuring instructional practices meet the diverse needs of all students. As a member of the College leadership team, and in cooperation with the team of vice presidents and deans, the Vice President of Instruction works closely with the College President to support the comprehensive success of the college and its three sites.

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Essential Duties Summary:

  • Under the direction of the President of Woodland Community College, serves as the Chief Instructional Officer for the College, overseeing academic programs and instructional support services.
  • Provide visionary leadership in the development and implementation of academic programs and initiatives that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion across all facets of the institution and among a diverse community of managers, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Collaborate with other college leaders to implement strategic goals and priorities aligned with the college’s mission and values.
  • Lead the continued development and refinement of guided pathway framework aimed at improving student success and completion.
  • Work closely with faculty, staff, and administrators to ensure seamless pathways for student progression, transfer, and career readiness.
  • Work with the College President to develop and implement strategies to increase student enrollment and improve persistence rates, particularly among underrepresented and post-traditional student populations.
  • Analyze enrollment trends, student data, and feedback to identify barriers and opportunities for enhancing student success.
  • Interpret and analyze pertinent educational laws, legislation, policies, regulations and procedures to determine the impact on the College and to formulate compliance and reporting strategies.
  • Complete timely and accurate reports at the State, Federal, and local level in the area of responsibility as assigned by the President.
  • Under the direction of the College President, provide leadership in the preparation of accreditation reporting.
  • Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts within the instructional division, fostering a culture of belonging and respect. Implement strategies to recruit and retain diverse faculty and staff, and ensure inclusive teaching and learning environments for all students.
  • Assist in the development, revision and implementation of the College’s Educational Comprehensive Plan (formerly known as Educational Master Plan). Lead the College’s instructional planning and program review to ensure alignment between College and District planning goals and objectives.
  • Utilize data analytics and assessment tools to inform decision making and evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs and services. Monitor key performance indicators related to student outcomes, program quality, and equity metrics.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth among faculty and staff within the instructional division. Provide support and resources for faculty development, pedagogical innovation, and the adoption of best practices in teaching and learning.
  • Oversee the collegial process to update and maintain College curriculum that meets all state mandates and advances student success.
  • Ensure the assessment of student learning outcomes and service area outcomes to determine the effectiveness of student learning in instructional programs.
  • Provide oversight in the preparation of each semester/term class schedule and ensures effective enrollment management.
  • Actively engage in and support College participatory governance and other collaborative processes, and represent the College on District-wide committees and project teams.
  • Participate in the hiring, training, management, and evaluation of College managers, faculty, and classified staff.
  • Oversee and facilitate College faculty coordinator recruitments, interviews, agreements, reviews and evaluations.
  • Oversee and manage the Instructional operating budgets.
  • Interpret, ensure compliance with, and help develop provisions of relevant collective bargaining agreements.
  • Employ appropriate techniques and strategies to resolve disputes and to enhance communication and cooperation within the College.
  • Review Service Agreements, Grants, and Memoranda of Understanding within the Instruction area and recommend for approval or denial to the College President.
  • Collaborate with community organizations, K-12 partners, professional organizations, and industry stakeholders to promote educational success and workforce development.
  • Assist with the campus institutional advancement efforts, including the writing and administration of grants.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the College President.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • Evaluations processes and professional development;
  • Planning and budgeting processes;
  • Oral and written communication skills, including public speaking;
  • District organization, operations and objectives;
  • Available resources in educational research.


  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with community and business leaders, regional K- 12 school districts, and other higher education institutions;
  • Work collegially and collaboratively with diverse constituencies;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Required Qualifications:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:The minimum qualifications for service as an educational administrator shall be both of the following: (a) Possession of a master’s degree; AND Three years of supervisory leadership experience related to the administrator’s essential duties and assignment.
FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree in higher education, educational leadership, community college leadership from an accredited institution
  • 4-5 years of higher education administrative experience
  • Knowledge of ACCJC Accreditation regulations
  • Knowledge of California Education Code and Title V
  • Knowledge of working with HSI (Hispanic Serving Institutions) colleges
  • Collegiality and collaboration with diverse constituencies, both internal and external
  • Effective communication, both orally and in writing
  • Strong and articulate proponent of higher education
  • Experience working in a participatory governance environment
  • Demonstrated success in increasing enrollment, persistence, and student success.
  • Strong management and operations skills

Physical Demands:
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Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Range/Step: Range 45, Management Salary Schedule

Salary Range: $152,830 - $186,222/Annually (Step 1- 9) Placement will be based on both the candidate's years of related experience and educational qualifications.

Benefits Information:
Additional Resources:
- About The Yuba Community College District - Management Benefits Overview
- Management Salary Schedule - Telework Program – Some classifications may have the ability to work remotely or within a hybrid schedule

Posting Number: AS773P
Open Date: 04/10/2024
Close Date: 5/10/2024
Review Start Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • To apply for this position, interested candidates are required to complete an online application, including submission of a Resume, Letter of Interest, EEO/Diversity Statement and Unofficial Transcripts through the People Admin application portal.

FOREIGN TRANSCRIPTS: Include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Contact the Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing foreign transcript services.

  • It is important to note that the District retains the right to extend time limits or initiate the recruitment/selection process anew at any stage.
  • Education Code §87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he/she/they is free of active tuberculosis.
  • As a condition of employment, the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to the local police department. The fees charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and FBI for the fingerprint report is the employee’s responsibility.
  • Fingerprint clearance must be received prior to the employee’s first day on the job.

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EEO StatementEqual Employment Opportunity
The Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Yuba Community College District will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

The Yuba Community College District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices.

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