Interim Associate Vice President of Student Resources, Financial Aid

Employer
Los Rios Community College District (District Office)
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jul 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Job Posting Title Interim Associate Vice President of Student Resources, Financial Aid Location Los Rios Community College District (District Office) Department Location Instruction Office Posting Number AE00496P The Institution
About
The Los Rios Community College District is the second-largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The District’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake, and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the District offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas, and Rancho Cordova.

The Los Rios District Office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work.

Strengths
The District has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and District Office complex. The District Office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees, and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes.

Our Vision
Our Colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

Position Summary
Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration, the Interim Associate Vice President of Student Resources, Financial Aid, leads institutional change in support of in all areas of Financial Aid. The Interim Associate Vice President of Student Resources, Financial Aid, works to continuously improve the content and delivery of financial aid for all qualified students and provides leadership in developing innovative approaches to removing barriers to obtaining that aid. The Interim Associate Vice President of Student Resources, Financial Aid, works closely with College Presidents, Vice Presidents, other appropriate administrators, faculty, and staff in the development and coordination of financial aid procedures and services to support student access, success, and equitable achievement across the District.

Assignment Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration, the duties of the Interim Associate Vice President of Student Resources, Financial Aid, may include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as advisor to the Vice Chancellor in matters pertaining to financial aid and related student services.
  • Supervising and providing leadership and planning support to the Director of Financial Aid Systems to develop appropriate recommendations for the implementation of related technology applications in support of enhanced services offered through Financial Aid.
  • Collaborating with Student Services Deans, Director of Financial Aid Systems, and campus Financial Aid Supervisors to establish an overall vision for Financial Aid functions.
  • Developing and executing strategies to support overall organization goals, objectives, and transformation efforts.
  • Identifying best practices and opportunities to improve quality, output, and overall performance.
  • Creating and promoting a culture that values and prioritizes high quality service delivery for students.
  • Identifying areas of opportunity and implementing necessary changes to streamline and scale processes and functions to strengthen the student experience.
  • Providing leadership and developing appropriate recommendations of financial aid models, policies, and office procedures.
  • Researching, analyzing, developing and recommending processes and procedures to increase/improve operational efficiency; ensuring effective controls and maintaining compliance with all federal, state, and regulatory requirements.
  • Creating and maintaining campus partnerships with all offices whose work interconnects with that of financial aid to best support students.
  • Collaborating with administrators, deans, staff, faculty, and consultants to facilitate and improve financial aid processes.
  • Promoting workplace diversity and a positive work environment.
  • Representing the college in local, state and regional events and activities that target improving student success.
  • Recommending selection of candidates for positions in the areas of responsibility.
  • Reviewing and approving administrative duties such as work schedules, conference requests, absence reports, professional growth, and evaluation of assigned staff.
  • Collecting and analyzing data, preparing reports, making presentations as requested from district, state, and national authorities in support of financial aid.
  • Performing other duties as assigned




The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-site work and/or hours.

The department maintains a focus on:
  • Financial Aid processes.
  • Program development.
  • Collaborative communication with multiple interest groups.
  • Problem solving and conflict management skills.
  • Representing the college in local, state and regional events and activities that target improving student success.
  • Recommending selection of candidates for positions in the areas of responsibility.
  • Reviewing and approving administrative duties such as work schedules, conference requests, absence reports, professional growth, and evaluation of assigned staff.
  • Collecting and analyzing data, prepare reports, make presentations as requested from district, state, and national authorities in support of financial aid.


Work Year N/A Work Schedule Total Hrs per Week/Day Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications
1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution completed by August 1, 2021.

2. Have one year of successful leadership experience in the areas of responsibility related to this position.

3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Application Instructions
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
  1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
  2. Letter of Interest


Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands Salary Salary placement determined by Los Rios salary schedule procedures. LRCCD Salary Schedules Additional Salary Information Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Posting Date 07/21/2021 Closing Date 07/26/2021 Open Continuously No Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Interim, Classified Management Position
Beginning on or about August 1, 2021 through July 31, 2022. How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. Application services are available between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during our business hours.

After hour inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

Conditions
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for a face-to-face interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450. Candidate Travel Reimbursement

Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Quicklink https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/16037 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form 'Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime', P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form https://losrios.edu/lrccd/shared/doc/hr/forms/p-881.pdf and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
    • No answer
  2. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed (Vitea.com)
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Oakland
    • Community College Registry Job Fair: Los Angeles
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • CommunityCollegeJobs
    • Comunidad
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • D'Primeramano Magazine
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake (CSU, UC Job Boards)
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Instagram
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Community College District Employee
    • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
    • Los Rios Community College District Website
    • LRCCD Resource Group - API (Asian Pacific Islander Legacy)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
    • LRCCD Resource Group Native American Collaborative (NAC)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
    • Professional Networks
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • SacramentoWorks
    • The HUB
    • Twitter
    • YouTube
    • ZipRecruiter
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents
  1. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document


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