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Associate Vice President of Instruction and College Initiatives

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Position Information

Job Posting Title
Associate Vice President of Instruction and College Initiatives

Los Rios Community College District (Sacramento City College)

Department Location
Instruction Office

Posting Number

The Institution

Founded in 1916, Sacramento City College ( SCC ) is a multi-campus, urban college that consists of a 70-acre main campus across from William Land Park. The College has two educational centers, one in Davis on the campus of the University of California, Davis, and one in West Sacramento located adjacent to the public library, community center, and civic center. SCC is a vibrant teaching and learning institution with approximately 20,000 day and evening students and is recognized as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ).

Our Strengths
SCC has a rich history in the community and has expanded educational opportunities to students across the region. SCC awards Associate in Arts or Science degrees as well as Associate Degrees for Transfer, which guarantee transfer into the California State University system. The College offers Career Education certificates and degrees, transfer credit for students who desire to continue their education at a four-year college or university, and instruction in basic skills such as English, English as a second language, and mathematics.

Our Vision
Faculty and staff at SCC value a collaborative and diverse campus community. As one of four colleges within the Los Rios Community College District, Sacramento City College embraces change, values excellence in academic achievement, and supports the success of students as they pursue their dreams.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction, the Associate Vice President of Instruction and College Initiatives will be responsible for providing administrative leadership in the planning, organization, and evaluation of the instructional programs and services of the college, as well as guidance of the college in major initiatives, legislative mandates, and institutional change.


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:

  • Providing leadership and planning for the college in major organizational efforts including Guided Pathways and dual enrollment; coordinating with Student Services leadership on such college-wide initiatives.
  • Managing and coordinating equity driven grants, programs, and initiatives in instruction.
  • Providing leadership to evaluate and improve assigned instructional programs and tutoring services.
  • Coordinating scheduling of course offerings and monitoring of instructor assignments.
  • Coordinating with Student Services leadership on college efforts that apply to both Instruction and Student Services.
  • Providing administrative leadership, in conjunction with Student Services partners, on strategic enrollment management planning and implementation.
  • Providing administrative leadership for efforts related to the core skills of Math and English, supporting efforts at the division level and in Student Services in relation to the Student Equity and Achievement Plan ( SEAP ).
  • Working with the Vice President of Instruction, deans, and faculty on incorporating equity and anti-racist efforts into all instructional services and partnering with Student Services and Administrative Services on equity-related work for the college community.
  • Working with the Vice President of Instruction and the Associate Vice President of Instruction and Economic and Workforce Development to plan and facilitate Deans’ Council activities.
  • Serving as management tri-chair on the Program Review Committee and as co-chair of the Professional Standards Committee.
  • Working with Academic Senate and Planning, Research, and Institutional Effectiveness Office on data gathering and implementation of instructional initiatives.
  • Working with instructional deans and Vice President of Instruction to create optimal course offerings for students.
  • Participating as a management team member in general activities related to personnel, support, facilities, and funding of instructional programs.
  • Serving on President’s Cabinet, Senior Leadership Team, and local, District, and state committees as assigned by the Vice President of Instruction or the college president.
  • Assessing state and national trends in community college education and advising executive leadership based on such trends.
  • Assisting in the interpretation of college programs and services to the general public.
  • Using technology to organize, categorize, and coordinate instructional data and reports.
  • Assisting in coordinating instructional personnel policies and procedures of the college and District.
  • Facilitating and monitoring program review for academic departments.
  • Assisting the Vice President of Instruction in monitoring faculty load assignments, preparing release time reports and position control.
  • Supervising assigned division deans of specific instructional areas.
  • Supervising tutorial services staff and assigned grant directors.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
Additional Information

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

$172,631.26 - $186,861.63 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 8, 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
  1. Employee Request for Transfer Form

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