Vice President of Human Resources & Risk Management
San Joaquin Delta Community College District
Under the executive direction of the Superintendent/President and
as a member of the executive leadership team, the Vice President of
Human Resources and Risk Management is responsible to plan,
organize, coordinate, direct, and control all employment and
employee services operations and activities including but not
limited to labor relations, recruitment, selection and placement of
employees, policy development, administer benefits, workers'
compensation, general, property, and liability insurance programs,
and human resource information systems; coordinate and direct
staff, programs, record-keeping, communications and information to
meet the needs of the District and assure smooth and efficient
operations. Provide executive-level leadership, expert advice and
counsel regarding related areas of functional responsibility.
Responsibilities are very broad in scope involving District-wide
functions and issues.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Develop, plan, organize, direct and provide leadership for human
resources functions and operations; assure personnel activities
comply with established personnel standards, policies, and
Confer and collaborate with employees, supervisors, administrators,
and others to resolve sensitive and confidential employee relations
issues and problems; participate in investigating and addressing
issues; research, interpret, analyze and provide technical
assistance to others concerning the Education Code, bargaining
units' agreements and related laws.
Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service
delivery methods and procedures for assigned functions and
operations; recommend, if appropriate, changes in service, staffing
levels, procedures, and policies, as appropriate.
Serve as chief negotiator for the District in contract negotiations
with bargaining teams representing labor unions. Monitor adherence
to collective bargaining agreements by providing direction to
administrators and managers to interpret negotiated
Serve as a member of the Superintendent/President's Executive Team.
Serving as an advisor to the Executive Team on human resources,
employer/employee relations, staff diversity & equity and other
Direct and oversee operations and activities related to
Investigate, resolve and provide technical recommendations
concerning employee disciplinary matters, misconduct, complaints,
due process, grievances, and other employee relations issues and
conflicts. Review, analyze, and coordinate response to unfair labor
practices and regulatory agency complaints; research, compile and
assemble related technical information.
Coordinate and supervise legal matters of the District; make
recommendations to the Superintendent/President regarding
employment of outside legal consultants; represent the District
with legal counsel in various legal actions for and against the
District. Identify and analyze District risk issues; defines
solutions and oversees implementation.
Oversee recruitment, interview, selection, and placement of
personnel; coordinate the processing and orientation of new
employees; ensure compliance with established laws, regulations,
policies and procedures.
Oversee the classification, reclassification, salary and other
personnel studies as requested.
Assist with the development, coordination, and maintenance of
appropriate human resources and payroll information
Coordinate human resource functions with Fiscal Services and
Information Services to assure smooth and efficient delivery of
Maintain current knowledge of laws, codes, regulations and pending
legislature related to human resources and payroll activities;
modify programs, functions and procedures to assure compliance with
local, state, and federal requirements as appropriate.
Coordinate and direct staff, programs, record-keeping,
communications and information to meet the District's personnel
Coordinate and present personnel training programs and
informational presentations including new employee orientation,
selection committee training and other related presentations as
required. Identify District training needs, plan and implement
training programs, as needed.
Provide administrative leadership for the District's diversity
Participate in the development of the annual human resources
budget; analyze and review budgetary and financial data.
Monitor and control authorized expenditures for assigned
Participate in the development and implementation of strategic
plans, initiatives, department business plans, work programs,
processes, procedures, and policies required to achieve strategic
initiatives and overall departmental results in alignment with the
District objectives and priorities.
Serve as the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer of the
District; recommend appropriate modifications to the EEO plan;
ensure that discrimination and harassment complaints are
investigated and resolved in a timely manner.
Develop and recommend new, revised, or modified District policies
related to Human Resources, working through the Board Policies
& Administrative Policies process.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned personnel;
interview and select employees; assign duties and review work to
assure compliance with established standards, requirements, and
Attend and participate in professional group meetings.
Prepare a variety of statistical and narrative reports including
but not limited to governing board reports, Chancellor's Office
reports, contracts, documents, and other materials.
- Perform other related duties and responsibilities as
- Coordinate and direct personnel, resources, communications, and
information to meet District needs and assure smooth and efficient
- Plan, organize and direct a comprehensive human resources
- Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project
consequences of proposed actions, and make sound recommendations
regarding complex human resources management issues.
- Interpret, explain, and apply laws, rules and regulations.
- Maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information.
- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
- Meet deadlines and schedules.
- Identify and respond to confidential and sensitive
organizational issues, concerns and needs.
- Prioritize and effectively delegate.
- Analyze and assess programs, policies, and operational needs
and make appropriate adjustments.
- Work independently with little direction.
- Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods
- Conduct meetings and serve on committees.
- Prepare and present comprehensive, effective oral and written
- Plan and organize work; delegate work as necessary.
- Establish and maintain effective working relationships with
those contacted in the course of work
- Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, gender identity/expression, cultural,
disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community District
- Support the District in achieving its mission, vision, and
strategic goals as appropriate in carrying out the duties of this
- Focus on student success, service excellence, and willingness
to assist colleagues District-wide, as needed.
Education and Experience
- Thoroughly knowledgeable of all operations, services, and
activities of human resources and payroll management programs in an
educational setting including but not limited to recruitment,
benefits administration, union negotiations, contract
administration, policy development, employee relations, and staff
- Public human resources administration theory, principles and
practices and their application to a wide variety of human
resources and payroll programs and procedures.
- Principles, techniques, procedures and terminology involved in
the recruitment, selection, processing, orientation, and
compensation of employees, risk management, workers' compensation,
benefits administration, HRIS, payroll, compensation and job
- Pertinent laws, rules, codes, ordinances, and regulations
pertaining to human resource and payroll functions of a California
Community College district including equal employment opportunity,
Title V, and the Education Code.
- Principles and practices of effective administration,
supervision, training and performance management.
- Principles and practices of budget preparation and
- Principles and practices of program development and
- Principles and practices of labor relations, collective
bargaining, and contract negotiations.
- Methods of research, analysis, and decision making.
- Principles, practices and procedures related to record keeping
and report preparation.
- Budget preparation and control.
- Automated payroll and human resources systems and designated
- Master's degree from an accredited college or university in
human resources management, business administration, public
administration, organizational management or related field. An
earned doctorate is highly preferred.
- Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible related
professional human resources experience including at least four (4)
years of experience at the senior management level.
A valid Class “C” California Driver's License.
Standard office setting. Typically, duties are performed in an
office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation.
Incumbents are subject to constant contact with others, frequent
interruptions, noise from talking or office equipment and demanding
legal timelines. At least minimal environmental controls to assure
health and comfort; must be able to adapt to changing situations
and demanding timelines. Must attend afternoon or evening Board
Incumbents regularly sit for long periods, walk short distances on
a regular basis, travel to various locations to attend meetings and
conduct work, use hands and fingers to operate an electronic
keyboard or other office machines, speak clearly and distinctly to
provide information in person or on the telephone; see to read fine
print and operate computer; hear and understand voices over
telephone and in person to exchange information and make
presentations; and lift, carry, and/or move objects weighing up to
- Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 143,803
- Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 171,708
- External Closing Date: Aug 19, 2021
- External Opening Date: Jun 23, 2021
Stockton, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and
apply on line at the following link: https://deltacollege.referrals.selectminds.com
The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access
to its education programs and activities and makes all employment
decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex,
gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity,
color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual
orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability,
pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally
protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and
gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual