Vice President of Student Services

University of Southern California, Gould School of Law  |  Suanville, CA

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Job Overview

Posted one week ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Vice President of Student Services

Job Type: Student Affairs Administration
Location: Suanville, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type:
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 947
Application Deadline: 05/06/2019


Salary Range:
$112,678 - $136,969
Housing for Position:
None provided
Salary Range:
$112,678 - $136,969
Housing for Position:
None provided
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs

Masters Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs

Position Description

Lassen Community College District

Susanville, CA 96130


Vice President of Student Services

Close Date: 05/07/2019

Salary: $112,678.64 - $136,969.74 Annually


Under the general supervision of the President, the Vice President of Student Services (VPSS) serves as the chief student services officer for the college and plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs District student services operations, activities, and programs.


The VPSS coordinates with the Office of Academic Services to ensure student success.  This position works cooperatively with other district and college administrators, faculty, and staff. The VPSS must also effectively communicate with other educational institutions at the secondary and post-secondary levels, as well as agencies at the State and Federal level.


Distinguishing Career Features

The Vice President of Student Services administers, coordinates, and supervises a complete range of student activities and services in a collaborative fashion with other College campus departments, District offices, and outside agencies.


Education and Experience:

• A Master's Degree from an accredited institution

• Strong background in college teaching or counseling

• At least three years progressively responsible management experience in a post-secondary institution

• Community college experience preferred



• Direct supervision of the Associate Dean of Student Success

• Represents the District as the Chief Student Services Officer

• Leads and coordinates all operational activities related to Student Services throughout the District.

• Establishes and maintains a good working relationship with faculty, academic deans, administrators, staff, and students

• Plans, develops, organizes, and directs the District' student services operations, programs, and activities that include Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Counseling, DSPS, EOPS, student housing, student government and activities, student behavior and discipline, inmate education student services, career, employment, veteran's support services, various grants, and other student services

• Develops, implements, and evaluates policies and procedures related to student services operations and activities in accordance with state and local regulations

• Administers the student code of conduct and the student disciplinary policy, and conducts student discipline hearings

• Provides leadership using creative problem solving and team building techniques for developing and implementing student success plans, goals, and priorities, which respond to the educational needs and expectations of students

• Provides leadership in support programs,  long-term  and short-term  planning, counseling, accreditation, admissions and records, financial aid, categorical programs (DSPS, EOPS, SSSP, Student Equity and others), enrollment management, budget development and maintenance, student government, Child Development Center, Outreach, residential living and cafeteria, Guided Pathways, Inmate Education services, evening college, adult education, grant development and professional development

• Serves as a member of the Executive Cabinet, President's Cabinet, and Consultation Council

• Facilitate, in coordination with instruction, the articulation of college instructional programs with district area high schools, local, state, and federal agencies, four-year institutions, and community-based agencies, including business and industry

• Oversees the process for conferring degrees, certificates, and transfer

• Provides leadership in working with counselors, administrators, and staff to develop and assess outcomes as they relate to student support services and programs

• Communicates with leaders in the private and public sectors and in educational agencies to determine needs for outreach and on-boarding new students

• Assists College programs to address issues related to accreditation, and develops a system for the on-going and systematic review and enhancement of programs related to student success

• Assumes responsibility for the completion of all necessary state and federal academic reports

• Develops and manages budgets for student services operations and programs

• In collaboration with the Dean of Instructional Services oversees the student equity program

• Administers the International Student Program on campus and with outside agencies

• Administers the college academic probation/dismissal policy

• Administers the program review processes including the development and assessment of Student Activity Outcomes and implementation of identified improvements

• Promotes cultural celebrations in support of a diverse student population

• Manages and coordinates the Student Success and Support Program

• Serves on a variety of internal and external committees, meetings and organizations, representing student support programs

• Serves on, participates on, and/or chairs a variety of District, Department, administrative, advisory, and staff committees, meetings, and councils

• Prepares financial, statistical, and descriptive reports; ensures compliance with State and other reporting requirements

• Serves as the Acting Superintendent/President in the absence of the Superintendent/President per board policy, if assigned

• Performs other duties as assigned


Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial Transcripts (Degree Posted)


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Job Requirements


• Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees

• Experience in grants administration and implementation

• Commitment to diversity among college faculty and students

• Excellent leadership, Interpersonal, and analytical skills; effective written and oral skills

• Experience and/or knowledge of student services with an emphasis on technology

• Knowledge of student support services, student discipline, and co-curricular life

• Experience in managing effective organizational change is highly desired.

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