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Associate Vice Chancellor of Instruction

Los Rios Community College District
Sacramento, California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 15, 2024

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Posting Title
Associate Vice Chancellor of Instruction

Los Rios Community College District (District Office)

Department Location
Workforce and Economic Development Center

Posting Number

The Institution

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.

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 associate degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Deputy Chancellor, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Instruction will be responsible for supporting the four Los Rios colleges’ instructional programs and leading the District’s Workforce and Economic Development Center, ensuring adherence to Federal and State regulations and guidelines and District Board Policies and Regulations. This position works collaboratively with college administrators, faculty, and staff leaders to accomplish assigned duties and responsibilities.


As a Los Rios employee, you have access to a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that offers you the flexibility and security to thrive both inside and outside of work. Check out the benefits guide for complete information.

Assignment Responsibilities

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Supporting the colleges in meeting equitable access and student completion goals with a focus on removing systemic barriers to higher education.
  • Leading districtwide initiatives and state mandates (e.g., AB 1705, AB 928, AB 1111) in instructional areas related to academic placement and transfer with the goal of increasing student course success and certificate/degree completion.
  • Supporting, promoting, and monitoring dual enrollment with the goal of expanding dual enrollment opportunities for all high school students in our region.
  • Supporting the implementation and maintenance of Degree Planner, so every student has a dynamic, real-time educational plan.
  • Supervising the Director of Degree Planning and Graduation Initiatives.
  • Providing administrative oversight of the District’s Workforce and Economic Development Center, including supervision of the Associate Vice President of Workforce and Economic Development.
  • Promoting coordination between the center and college instructional areas.
  • Supporting online teaching professional development and training with the goal of continuously improving online education.
  • Providing administrative support to the Academic Senate’s District Curriculum Coordinating Committee.
  • Providing administrative oversight of the District’s Program Placement Council.
  • Facilitating districtwide grant development and implementation related to CTE and instructional areas in collaboration with the colleges and District Grants Office.
  • Coordinating District Office review of grants, contracts, applications, and proposals for CTE and instructional programs.
  • Monitoring federal and state regulations pertaining to instruction and workforce and economic development and providing input and recommendations regarding instruction-related District Board policies and regulations.
  • Representing the District on various college, community, regional, and State committees, and at various meetings and conferences related to instruction.
  • Providing District support to the colleges’ K-12 to community college initiatives and pathways, including pathways from adult education to community colleges.
  • Providing District oversight of the Study Abroad Program and serves as administration co-chair of the International Education Committee.
  • Coordinating districtwide library support initiatives.
  • Working with the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Services to develop and maintain activities that promote coordination between instruction and student services areas.
  • Working with the District’s Information Technology Department to provide instructional expertise in the development, implementation and update of the District’s student-facing technology infrastructure.
  • Evaluating staff as required in District policies and regulations.
  • Developing and recommending budgets for areas of responsibility.
  • Preparing various reports as required.
Professional Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and administrators in the management and coordination of instructional programs and program development.
  • Demonstrated ability in removing systemic barriers to higher education and degree completion for traditionally underserved populations.
  • Ability to understand and provide leadership in community college curriculum processes.
  • A commitment to participatory governance, consensus building, and a team approach to management.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of staff.
  • Ability to understand and provide leadership in related educational management information systems.
Performing other duties as assigned.

Additional Information

Located at 1410 Ethan Way, Sacramento, CA 95825.

Work Year
12 month

Work Schedule

The assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus hours.

Total Hrs per Week/Day

Special Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Have a master’s degree from an accredited institution completed by July 1, 2024.
  2. Have one year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment.
  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.

Applicant must meet the minimum qualifications of a faculty discipline at the college. To review the minimum qualifications for faculty disciplines, refer to Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators’ in California Community Colleges which can be found at the California Community Colleges website then “Minimum Qualifications Handbook”.

Application Instructions

Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:
  1. Los Rios Community College District Application
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Interest

  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Only information (education, experience, etc.) listed on the application will be considered for minimum qualifications.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.

Physical Demands

$211,231.25 - $228,643.51 per year LRCCD Salary Schedules

Additional Salary Information
Additional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Continuously

Beginning and/or Ending Dates

Full-time, Educational Administrative Position
Beginning on (or about) July 1, 2024

How and where to apply

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

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


Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment and Certificate of Completion must be obtained within 15 days from the start of employment. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited institution must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

For the latest information on Los Rios Community College’s COVID -19 protocol, please visit COVID -19 Updates .

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. For candidate travel reimbursement information click here .

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * If hired, can you provide proof that you are eligible to work in the United State?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • Asian Pacific Islander Legacy - Los Rios Employee Group
    • Before The Movie - Movie Theater Advertisement
    • Black Faculty & Staff Association - Los Rios Employee Group
    • California Community College Registry
    • CalJobs
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Community College Jobs (
    • Comunidad - Los Rios Employee Group
    • DiversityJobs (
    • d' Magazine
    • EdCareers Portal (Standford)
    • Employee
    • Facebook
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake
    • HigherEdJobs (
    • Indeed
    • Job Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Human Resource Invite
    • Los Rios Job Site
    • Native American Collaborative - Los Rios Employee Group
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Works
    • Spectrum LGBTQIA+ - Los Rios Employee Group
    • THE Hub Magazine (Sac Culture Hub)
    • YouTube
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents

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