Assistant Vice Chancellor, People & Culture/Human Resources
Learning, Innovation, Wellness & Equity
Rancho Santiago Community College District
Grade A: $155,004.61 - $207,721.00/year,
$218,107.05 (top step effective 7/01/2022), $229.012.40 (top step
Santa Ana, CA
Human Resources and Risk Management
10/15/2021 5:00 PM Pacific
The Assistant Vice Chancellor, People and Culture/Human Resources
innovates, delivers, and collaborates on Districtwide people and
culture functions related to learning and development,
policy/process innovations, and equity compliance/investigations.
The Assistant Vice Chancellor will create and bring to life
differentiated yet relatable lean learning and development
programs, modernized policy and processes, as well as equitable
compliance and investigations to ensure belonging. The Assistant
Vice Chancellor also serves as the District's Title IX and Section
504/ADA coordinator and oversees duties encompassing all aspects of
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), California
Department of Fair Employment and Housing (“DFEH”), U.S. Department
of Education Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”), Title IX, Jeanne Clery
Act, and related federal/state/local legislations. The Assistant
Vice Chancellor reports to the Vice Chancellor of Human
Partners closely with peers and stakeholders across the
District to assess existing people and culture programs, processes,
and practices and to identify gaps and inefficiencies, and innovate
to enhance the employee experience and support long-term growth
Consults with senior leaders, managers, and employees in
providing expertise in the areas such as learning and development,
process innovation, total rewards, investigations, employee
relations, performance management, alternative dispute
resolution/mediation, and risk management.
Builds and sustains a performance-based culture focused on
setting measurable objectives, engendering accountability, and
delivering consistent feedback.
Leads, assesses, and mentors team members to ensure daily
operations excellence and encourage and inspire creativity.
Develops and delivers training programs that are tailored
around lean 80/20 learning with research-based impact and
sustainable results on topics such as Title IX prevention and
awareness program, AB 1825 sexual harassment prevention, child
abuse and neglect mandated reporters, Title IX sexual violence
prevention, unlawful discrimination, and other people and culture
Oversees all District investigations of complaints of
discrimination, alternative dispute resolution, EEOC/DFEH responses
and State Chancellor's Officer affairs.
Recruits, trains and manages investigators, adjudicators,
advisors for all Title IX and Equity cases.
Conducts intake interviews, investigations, and mediation (as
Pens comprehensive reports of findings of fact and
recommendations for appropriate remedies within mandatory
Prepares, in collaboration with various stakeholders, annual
statistical reports to state and federal agencies, Chancellor,
Presidents, Board of Trustees, and others in the campus community
on incidences of sexual offense and claims of discrimination or
Establishes and maintains comprehensive case logs, files and
Leads regular collaboration sessions with campus Deputy Title
IX stakeholders and the District Office of Diversity, Equity, and
Maintains the Title IX website and people and culture social
media platforms to publicize campus and community resources.
Performs case management services such as sustaining parties'
communications throughout the investigation and resolution
Assesses and takes action to mitigate any potential safety
Coordinates and makes referrals for support services and as
needed the County Sheriff's Office as well as other
Collaborates with District Public Safety to fulfill the
objectives of Clery Compliance and ensure consistent compliance
with Student Affairs and the District's Annual Security
Liaisons and innovates with outside counsel to ensure
efficiency, accountability, and accuracy.
Evaluates and enhances existing Board Policies, Administrative
Regulations, and related policies/procedures.
Supports and coaches supervisors in developing, delivering, and
monitoring Performance Improvement Plans and reviews complaints or
concerns from teammates regarding the process.
Innovates and implements new ideas for continuous and
sustainable improvement, including process enhancements that reduce
costs, strengthen stakeholder satisfaction, and/or improve the
effective delivery of services.
Manages and collaborates with stakeholders on complex risk
management, leaves of absences, and accommodation affairs.
Collaborates with the Vice Chancellor of Human Resources with
annual operating budgets for the department.
Performs other duties as assigned and serves as a backup to the
Vice Chancellor of Human Resources.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIESThorough
- Successful strategies with providing people and culture support
in a multi-stakeholder organization across multiple locations.
- Risk, control, and compliance operating models in the people
and culture/human resources space.
- Leaves and accommodation management strategy, tracking, models,
systems, and compliance.
- Learning strategies and blended learning approaches to support
a learner-centric experience.
- Innovative, varied and simplified solutions which maximize
knowledge and skill acquisition.
- Strategic ideas within the people and culture space through
EEO, TIX, and civil rights compliance monitoring, technology, trend
forecasting, and stakeholder collaboration.
- Applicable sections of California Education Code, Title 5,
California Fair Housing and Employment Act, Clery Act, Violence
Against Women Act, Campus SaVE Act, Americans with Disabilities
Act, the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), and
- Methods and techniques of trauma-informed investigations and
adjudications pursuant to California Education Code Section 67386
(b) (12) and other legal requirements.
- Principles, practices and techniques used in the analysis,
evaluation, design, planning and management of a comprehensive
equal employment opportunity/Title IX/civil rights/restorative
justice program and its integration with a full-scale human
resources program including employee relations, employee and
management training and development, and employee discipline and
- Proven practices and strategies for investigation, negotiation,
alternative dispute resolution, mediation, and arbitration.
- Strategies identifying and building cross-functional
partnerships to understand challenges.
- Intersectional diversity, inclusion, belonging, equity,
antiracism, and equal opportunity.
- Research techniques, data mining practices, and people
- Experience with software such as Advocate/Maxient, Ellucian
Banner/Colleague, case management, and related HRIS/people and
- Effective and concise verbal and written communication skills
with the ability to collaborate and influence with cross-functional
Education and Experience:
- Analyze and strategize with data and metrics to guide
- Innovate on software packages for recruitment, personnel,
spreadsheets, and databases.
- Show success utilizing employee attraction, engagement, and
- Gather data, analyze/reason logically, and draw valid
- Investigate and/or mediate TIX, EEO, and related
- Spearhead with expedited resolution in various employee
- Audit various people and culture processes, practices, and
procedures to ensure alignment and compliance.
- Analyze situations and make appropriate decisions and/or
- Quickly learn and effectively interpret and apply rules,
regulations, and precedents to personnel issues with working
- Clearly communicate ideas and recommendations.
- Write clear and concise reports, presentations, and related
- Work with and provide direction to other employees in the
completion of the day-to-day work.
- Excel in an ever-changing environment using an ambitious
from an accredited college or university and five (5) years of
related work experience OR Master's Degree/Juris
Doctorate/Doctorate Degree from an accredited college or university
and three (3) years of related work experience OR Equivalent
combination of training and experience. SELECTION
addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the
following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for
- Education experience (breadth and depth)
- Work experience (breadth and depth)
- Demonstrated leadership capabilities
- Program development
- Community involvement
- Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse
- Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
Based upon the information presented on the application materials,
a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent
to the position will be invited to participate in the selection
process, which may include a written test and oral interview.
Meeting the minimum requirements of the position does not guarantee
advancement in the selection process. Candidate qualifications will
be assessed to determine those who meet and exceed requirements,
and are deemed most competitive amongst the applicant pool to
Applicants selected for an
interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments
and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview.
During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in
addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
- Oral communication skills
- Problem solving skills
- Successful teaching, problem solving or performance
- Writing skills/demonstration
A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants
interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet
concise information on their related experience to ensure correct
evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be
applied consistently to all applicants. The District will make
reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.
Applicant should contact Recruitment in the Human Resources Office
for assistance. Method of Application
consideration in the selection process, interested persons must
complete the RSCCD application and upload all required documents
online by the specified closing date for the position. Please
upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes
with your online application by the closing date:
- Resume (Required)
- Cover Letter (Required)
- Unofficial transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications
are met (Required)
To be considered in the initial committee review, all materials
required should be received by the Rancho Santiago Community
College Office of Human Resources by the closing date and time. It
is the applicant's responsibility to submit all required materials
listed above. Pre-Employment Requirements
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide
current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete
the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their
legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing,
fingerprinting and the fee for criminal record check will be paid
for by the candidates. The Rancho Santiago Community College
District is an equal employment opportunity employer and prohibits
discrimination and harassment based on ethnic group identification,
national origin, religion, age, sex, race, color, ancestry, sexual
orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity,
medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics),
marital status, citizenship, or service in the uniformed services,
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.
To apply, please visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/rsccd/jobs/3232463/assistant-vice-chancellor-people-culture-human-resources-learning-innovation