Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Human Resource Services

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Human Resource Services
Department: Human Resource Services (Dept)
Palomar College

Date Opened: 06/22/2020
Close Date: 10/12/2020

Primary Function:
Plans, organizes, directs, and controls the development, administration and direction of the Human Resource Services division and its programs for the District; promotes, directs, implements, and coordinates equal employment opportunity (EEO) and employee diversity programs; advises and counsels the District's senior and executive administration and Governing Board on policy, legal requirements, and the impact of related legislation related to human resources matters on the District and its employees; develops and presents policies in response to legislation and District needs; directs and oversees all employment processes for the District; develops and oversees the provision of employee development programs; manages classification policies and procedures and the District's classification and compensation plans and structures; oversees the coordination of employee benefits; negotiates annually with the Council of Classified Employees/American Federation of Teachers (CCE/AFT), the District's classified bargaining unit union and the Palomar Faculty Federation, the District's full- and part-time faculty union; meets and confers with the District's Administrative Association and Confidential and Supervisory Team (CAST) representatives on various issues involving working conditions.

Salary: Starting salary is negotiable dependent upon education and experience. In addition, administrators that possess earned doctorates from accredited institutions are awarded an annual stipend of $1,520.90. Other fringe benefits: The District also provides this position with a $100 monthly cell phone stipend and a $500 monthly transportation allowance, for a net amount of $600 per month after applicable state and federal taxes on the stipends are withheld. These stipends are not considered creditable compensation under CalPERS or CalSTRS.

Benefits: Full-time employees receive fully-paid benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents; life, disability, and long-term care insurance; and sick leave, vacation and paid holidays. Estimated value of these employer-paid benefits is approximately $37,841 annually. All full-time classified administrators are enrolled in CalPERS (California Public Employees Retirement System).

Minimum Qualifications:
To be eligible for this position, you must meet and provide evidence of the following minimum qualifications:

• Experience: Five years of full-time human resources management and technical experience, including a minimum of three years of full-time mid- or executive-level human resources management experience.

• NOTE: For work experience, a “year” is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 12 months.


• Education: A master’s degree in any discipline is required.

Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at, or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE) website at

Diversity Statement: Palomar College serves over 30,000 students from a variety of backgrounds and we are proud to be a Hispanic Serving Institution. Our student body is rich in its diversity. Click here to see a quick overview of our student demographics on our recent Student Fact Sheet .
Palomar College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We are dedicated to empowering students to succeed and are guided by our core values; some of which are the following:
• Access to our programs and services
• Equity and the fair treatment of all in our policies and procedures
• Diversity in learning environments, philosophies, cultures, beliefs, and people
• Inclusiveness of individual and collective viewpoints in collegial decision-making processes
• Mutual respect and trust through transparency, civility, and open communications.
All positions require cultural competency which includes the sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

To Apply: Visit for full details and required application materials.

About the District:
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate’s degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diego’s Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.

Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).