Assistant Superintendent/Vice President, Human
Southwestern Community College District
900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Incumbents in District positions are expected to exhibit an
equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students, and employees, including those with
physical or learning disabilities, and successfully foster and
support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Southwestern Community College District (SWCCD) invites
applications for the position of Assistant Superintendent/Vice
President, Human Resources.
Incumbents in College District
positions are expected to exhibit an equity-minded focus,
responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse
academic, socioeconomic, cultural, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students,
and employees, including those with physical or learning
disabilities, and successfully foster and support an inclusive
educational and employment environment.
Southwestern Community College District
(SWCCD) is a single college district providing higher education in
Chula Vista, San Ysidro, Otay Mesa, National City and Coronado.
SCCD's strategic south San Diego County location positions the
college to provide exceptional service to a binational community on
the United States-Mexico International Border.As a designated
Hispanic Serving Institution and Asian American and Native American
Pacific Islander Serving Institution (ANNAPISI) the college values
equity, inclusion, diversity, and culturally responsive classroom
instruction and support services. SWCCD is also one of the original
20 California Guided Pathways colleges and is known for its
excellent learning communities.
Our Students and Staff
SWCCD currently enrolls
approximately 28,000 students annually. SCCD is a very diverse
college with an ethnicity/race make up of 67% Hispanic students,
11% Caucasian students, 6% Filipino students, 5% African American
students, and 5% Asian students. Approximately 62% of the college's
students are under the age of 24 with 25% ages 25 to 39. The
college has approximately 1,300 employees.
Scope of Duties
The Assistant Superintendent/Vice
President for Human Resources (ASVPHR) reports directly to the
Superintendent/President, provides College District-wide
leadership, supervision and oversight for Human Resources, which
includes all personnel and record keeping functions, staff
diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) programs, Title
IX, unlawful discrimination investigations, health and welfare
programs and other related operations, programs and functions. The
ASVPHR is a member of the Superintendent/President's Executive
Leadership Team (ELT) and is expected to set a management standard
of leadership ensuring accurate, timely, and caring responses by
the Human Resources Division to the college staff and community.
The ASVPHR may serve as the Superintendent/President's designee of
the College District in the absence of the
Superintendent/President; supervises and evaluates the performance
of assigned staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities The following
duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not
perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform
additional or different duties from those set forth below to
address business needs and changing business practices.
Knowledge and Abilities:
Education and Experience:
Minimum Qualifications: (Faculty and Academic Administrator
- Provide administrative leadership for the Human Resources
Office including oversight and direct involvement in recruitment
and selection procedures, employee disciplines, staff diversity,
classified/academic/administrative evaluations, tenure review,
reclassification, employee complaints and investigations and
- Provide administrative leadership for the Employee Relations
and Title IX program including oversight and direct involvement in
responses and resolutions to grievances; complaints; investigations
and the promotion of a high-performance and equity-minded work
- Keep abreast of all pertinent legislation, rules, regulations
and court decisions that may relate to human resources operations.
Responsible for interpretation of, and compliance with, Federal and
State laws and regulations relating to Human Resources.
- Represent, or assist in the representation of, the College
District in administrative hearings, including, but not limited to,
mediation, arbitration, hearings before Public Employment Relations
Board (PERB) and disciplinary hearings.
- Provide equity-minded leadership and champion an inclusive
- Champion values of equity and excellence.
- Encourage program innovation and renewal in response to
changing community, student, and workforce needs and
- Serve as the College District's Chief Negotiator in contract
negotiations with California School Employees Association (CSEA),
Southwestern College Education Association (SCEA), and Southwestern
Community College District Administrators Association (SCCDAA).
Provide leadership to the College District negotiation team in
reviewing, analyzing and preparing counter proposals during formal
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
One (1) year of formal training,
internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the
administrator’s administrative assignment.
Demonstrate 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, and successfully
foster and support an inclusive educational and working
- An earned Doctorate degree or Juris Doctorate from an
accredited institution is desirable with a Master’s Degree in human
resources, business management, public administration or a related
- Five (5) years progressively responsible administrative
experience including leadership and senior management
The ideal applicant will have a demonstrated and progressive track
record in the administration of human resources in higher
education. This background should be evidenced by recent and proven
experience, knowledge, and abilities in:
- Operations, services, and activities of a human resources
- Public Human Resources administration theory, principles, and
practices and their application to a wide variety of programs and
- Principles and practices of program and project design,
development, implementation, and administration.
- Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and
- Analysis of problems, identify alternative solutions, project
consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in
support of goals.
- Prepare and present comprehensive, effective oral and written
- Provide leadership in the development and maintenance of an
- Methods and techniques of designing and implementing Human
Resources related programs and projects, including technology
programs and projects.
- Experience working in a community college environment with
education centers/extended sites and collegial consultation.
- A proven track record of meeting the needs of culturally,
ethnically, and economically diverse, faculty, students, and
- Leading through a lens of equity and race consciousness.
- Leadership in developing, implementing, supervising and
evaluating relevant Human Resources and organizational
- Applying local, State and Federal regulations for risk
management and accreditation.
- Working with participatory governance groups in a collective
- Supervising, mentoring and evaluating classified professionals
- Advanced oral and written communication skills.
- Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
Unrepresented Administrator Salary Schedule, $15,481.67-$19,043.75
monthly, plus $2,200 annually for earned doctorate degree. A
standard medical and fringe benefit package is available.
August 21, 2023
All application materials must be received on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. Position is
open until filled. Applications received by the first screening
deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2023
guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any
application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a
Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Successful candidate may be
assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City,
Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, e-mailed, mailed, or hand
delivered application materials. Only complete application
materials submitted through SWC online system will be accepted. To
complete and submit your application for this position, please
visit our online employment website at https://jobs.swccd.edu
. All required
information must be submitted online before the review date and
time indicated on the job posting.
A confirmation number will be assigned if your application packet
has been successfully submitted. Assistance with the online
application process is available through the Human Resources Office
at 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910; telephone: (619)
482-6395 or e-mail to email@example.com.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all
application materials are received by the review deadline date. A
separate, complete application packet is required for each position
for which you are applying for. All materials included in your
application packet become District property, will not be returned,
will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening
Candidates selected for employment with Southwestern Community
College District must be fingerprinted by an electronic
fingerprinting service (i.e. LiveScan) within 10 days of
employment; provide clearance of tuberculosis (dated within the
past 4 years and renewed every four years as a condition of
continued employment) within 60 days of employment; provide proof
of eligibility to work in the United States.
In addition to the above, for Faculty/Administrator positions
(only), successful candidate must submit official (sealed) college
transcripts confirming date degree conferred and/or a valid CA
Community College Credential.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to candidates with
verified disabilities. Accommodation requests should be made at the
time the interview appointment is scheduled.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College
District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with
The Southwestern Community College District shall not discriminate
against any person in employment or in any program affiliated with
the District on the basis of age, ancestry, color, ethnic group
identification, national origin, religion, race, sex, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on
the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on
association with a person or group with one or more of these actual
or perceived characteristics.
Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report - Southwestern
College is committed to assisting all members of the community in
providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security
Report is available on the SWCPD website at https://www.swccd.edu/student-support/safety-and-security/jeanne-clery-act/
If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security
Report, which contains this information, you can stop by the SWC
College Police Department or you can request that a copy be mailed
to you by calling (619) 482-6390.
The report contains information regarding campus security and
personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention; public
safety authority; crime reporting policies; programs to prevent
dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking;
the procedures the College will follow when one of these crimes is
reported; and other matters of importance related to security on
campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics
for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes
that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or
property owned or controlled by the College or a recognized student
organization; and on public property within, or immediately
adjacent to and accessible from the campus.
This information is required by law and is provided by the SWC
College Police Department.
Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Plan (DAAPP) - More information
about the DAAPP, including the Drug Free Environment and Drug
Prevention Program Policy and Procedure and Biennial report can be
found in the Health and Safety Section of the campus Consumer
Information page ( http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=1084
To apply, visit: https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/4258