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Vice President Student Services (BC)

Kern Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 19, 2024

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Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Vice President Student Services (BC)

Kern Community College District

Salary: $150,145.43 - $197,003.83 Annually

Job Type:

Job Number: FY22-2300562

Location: Bakersfield, CA

Department: Student Services

Basic Function

The Vice President, Student Services, reports directly to the President of the College and is the chief student services administrator, provides direction for Student Services for the college, manages and supervises the staff and operation of the Student Services divisions or departments. Serves as the 504 Compliance Officer.

Representative Duties

1. Provides leadership and supervises the planning, organizing, and coordination of the Student Services Division while achieving the institutional goals and objectives, and ensuring that academic support services are provided to students to achieve educational success.

2. Provides administrative supervision to the Student Services management staff.

3. Directs the core departments of Counseling, Admissions and Records, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, and special programs; oversees the development and evaluation of policies and procedures for these areas.

4. Identify the needs of the service area and students to enhance a supportive learning environment.

5. Systematically assess student support services using student learning outcomes and other appropriate measures in order to improve the effectiveness of these services.

6. Assess the student services needs of the local communities.

7. Develops and implements an appropriate plan for support services.

8. Oversee a complex budget requiring coordination of categorical, general funds, and foundation resources.

9. Ensures all Student Services departments operate in compliance with Title 5 regulations, the Education Code, and federal statutes.

10. Develops, monitors, and evaluates College's Student Equity Plan.

11. Functions as 504 Compliance Officer.

12. Member of President's Cabinet and serves on College and District committees.

13. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree from an accredited college/university.
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience that includes supervision of multiple student service programs.
  • A demonstrated sensitivity in working with people with diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds as well as those with disabilities.

    Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to work as part of a management team dedicated to collaboration and the college goal of integrating instruction and student services as a way to create and maintain a supportive student-learning environment.

  • Ability to exercise group leadership skills, which emphasize collaboration, consensus building, conflict resolution, and problem solving.

  • Knowledge of the mission of the California Community Colleges.

  • Knowledge of theories of student development as they relate to the adult learner, understanding of organizational systems and their contribution to student success.

  • Ability to interpret state and federal laws to the campus population; effective oral and written communication with students, staff, and the community.

  • Ability to make informed decisions using data from the district's integrated system of record.

  • Ability to work harmoniously with the Vice President, Academic Affairs, and other appropriate staff in support of the student services and instructional programs.

    SALARY RANGE$ 150,145.43 - $ 197,003.83 annuallyMaximum Entry Level Salary: $ 157,746.55 annually
    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONSFirst Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

    Completed application packet must include:
  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of five (5) professional references - Listed on application form

It is the applicant's responsibility to redact (or remove) any personal information from all documents prior to uploading. This includes Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, and any photos of the applicant.

Foreign Degree: Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute, INC. (ACEI). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.
EEO Plan 2021-2024

Note: The District is strongly committed to achieving staff diversity and the principles of equal employment opportunity. The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law, in any of its policies, procedures or practices. Discrimination Free Work Environment

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

All applicants must apply online at Emails will not be accepted.


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