Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning

$149,362 - $181,981 yearly
  • Yuba Community College District
  • Yuba City, CA, USA
  • Feb 21, 2020
Full time   President and Chancellor Provost/Academic Vice President Other Executive

Job Description


Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning

Location: Yuba Community College District - Yuba City, CA

Job Description:
Yuba Community College District is inviting applications for the Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning who will guide the District as it implements new and innovative approaches to providing world-class learning and teaching environments. The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will be entrepreneurial and results oriented, exhibit a commitment to student access, and committed to improving student success and achievement at District campuses and centers. Yuba Community College District is considering applicants from across the nation who have a demonstrated track record of success for leading institutions through systematic change.


The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning reports to the Chancellor and handles matters of institutional importance on the Chancellor's behalf. The individual in this position provides coordination and oversight in the development of defined core initiatives for the Yuba Community College District. Working with the College Presidents and other District administrators, the Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning provides overall management support, oversight and leadership for the District.

Essential Duties Summary:

  • As a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Team, acts as senior advisor and chief of staff, leading, coordinating and integrating activities of the Chancellor’s Cabinet.
  • Acts on the Chancellor’s behalf in the Chancellor’s absence and serves as Acting Chancellor when necessary.
  • Recommends, designs, establishes and maintains an effective organizational structure and staffing to accomplish the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Provides and directs integrated policy analysis and strategic consultation to the Chancellor and senior administration on strategic initiatives affecting California Community Colleges and the District.
  • Provides expertise and leadership in development of recommendations for District standards and processes related to educational programs and services.
  • Provides expertise and analysis to the District’s colleges and to the executive staff for educational planning, research, outcomes assessment, improvement, and accreditation processes.
  • Coordinates information regarding District-related legal and compliance issues.
  • Advises the Chancellor and senior management on effective ways to position the District with civic and business leadership, alumni, and regional elected representatives.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.


  • Student Access and Success: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will have a deep commitment to student access and success, for students enrolled in the colleges, manifested in long-term success for students and external partners.
  • Risk-taking: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will be committed to identifying gaps in student success and identify new and reallocate existing resources for the District and colleges to improve results.
  • Team-building: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning and his/her team will foster among faculty, staff and administrators a culture of innovation and effective implementation driving towards common goals of improving student access and success.
  • Establishes a Sense of Urgency: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will work to establish and maintain among leaders, faculty, administrators and staff a healthy sense of urgency and motivation to improve student access and success.
  • Plans for Lasting Change: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will have strong strategic ability to plan for change in ways that ensure broad buy-in and action that significantly improves student access and success.
  • Results-oriented: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will develop and ensure effective implementation, routine assessment of progress and data-informed improvement to build a culture of inquiry and evidence to support a results-oriented approach across the district.
  • Effective Communicator: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will effectively communicate and listen, strategically communicating in ways that foster strong relationships, develop shared priorities, and inspire trust and action.
  • Financial and Operational Ability: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will identify needs and align resources and expenditures to achieve significantly improved results in student outcomes, implementing well-designed institutional changes at scale, and ensuring they are embedded for the long term.
  • Entrepreneurship: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will work to identify and raise resources that support strategies for improving student access and success.
  • Leading Beyond College Boundaries: The Vice Chancellor of Education and Planning will reach beyond the district to guide the district and colleges to achieve broader aims for student success partnering with external partners achieving improvements in student readiness and success.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

The successful candidate, by the closing date, must possess for service as an
educational administrator both of the
following as governed by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office:

(a) Possession of a master’s degree; AND

(b) One year of formal training, internship, or
leadership experience reasonably related to to the administrator’s administrative assignment.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Doctoral degree preferred.
  • 3 years of senior administrative experience, higher education preferred.
  • Experience in strategic planning, research, institutional effectiveness, grants management, policy and procedure development, state and federal reporting.
  • Knowledge of the California Education Code and Title 5.
  • Knowledge of working with HSI colleges (Hispanic-serving institutions).

Physical Demands:

Application Details

Range/Step: Range, 50 Management Salary Schedule

Salary Range: $149, 362- $181,981/YR.

Benefits Information:
BENEFITS/SALARY: The District offers a comprehensive benefit package for employees and dependents, for positions whose FTE is .60 or higher, valued at over $24,273 annually with currently no out of pocket expenses to employees or dependents for medical premiums.

The package includes health, dental, vision, two (2) life insurance policies and an Employee Assistance program. Additional benefits include contributions to the Public Employee’s Retirement System (PERS) which is integrated with Social Security OR the State Teacher’s Retirement System (STRS), 457/403b options, 22 vacation days, 3 Administrative days, 3 Non-duty days, 2 Floating Holidays, 12 sick days and 19 holidays.

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

WORKING CONDITIONS: In accordance to Board Policy, smoking is restricted in many areas of the Yuba Community College District. Woodland Community College is a tobacco free campus.

WORK DAY, WORK WEEK, and WORK YEAR: The District has the right to establish work day, work week, work year; hours of positions within the District may vary.

Posting Number: AS395P
Open Date: 02/08/2020
Close Date: 3/23/2020
Review Start Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: To apply, please visitour website and complete an online management application. Please provide complete details for each job position held.

See resume or left blank will automatically disqualify your application. Please include the following required document(s): Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (attached in a Word document), a cover letter/letter of interest, resume, all unofficial transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation. For questions about Yuba Community College District’s application process, please contact Ashley Carr at (530) 741-8765.

TIMELINE: Interviews are tentatively scheduled for April 2020. Before a candidate is employed with the District, the candidate will be confirmed by the Governing Board; the proposed confirmation date is May/June 2020.

INTERVIEW: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to visit Yuba Community College District at his/her own expense upon a date selected by the District. Meeting minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS: Employment is dependent upon Department of Justice (DOJ) clearance; all fees are the responsibility of the selected candidates and serves the purpose of obtaining a criminal history as authorized by the California Education Code. All prospective employees shall be required to provide verification of TB test.

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EEO StatementAs an equal opportunity employer with a diverse staff and student population, the Yuba Community College District is committed to creating an inclusive and effective learning and working environment for all.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT: Yuba Community College District is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and guarantees equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation and does not discriminate in its educational programs, in employment nor in any other of its activities.

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