Interim College President [Miramar College]

Job Open: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Job Closed: 
Friday, October 11, 2019

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Classification Title
Interim College President [Miramar College]

Recruitment Limits
The appointed candidate should understand that they will not be considered for permanent employment in this position.

San Diego Miramar College

Pay Information
Salary and other benefits depend upon qualifications and experience and are highly competitive. The San Diego Community College District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package and opportunities for professional development. This position is covered by the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS). This position is FLSA Exempt (does not accrue overtime).

Position Equivalent FTE:

Job Duration
12 Months

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FLSA Status
Exempt (does not accrue overtime)

Bargaining Unit


Position Type

President's Office

The Position
Applications are being accepted for the interim appointment of President, Miramar College. This interim appointment will begin November 1 or soon thereafter and may continue for a maximum of one year while a formal search is in progress to fill the position on a permanent basis. The incumbent reports directly to the Chancellor and is responsible for overseeing the administration of San Diego Miramar College.


Major Responsibilities
Advise the Chancellor on District wide issues, programs, and services; recommend policy and implementing procedures for Board-adopted policies and/or procedures.
Implement and administer Board policies in accordance with procedures and guidelines distributed by the Chancellor.
Plan, develop, organize, and administer instructional offerings, curriculum, co-curricular activities; student services including counseling, financial aids, student governance, student activities, and job placement.
Direct and implement rules for student safety, health, discipline, and conduct.
Participate at District wide, local, and state levels of community college planning and articulation of instruction; represent the college/program at social, professional, and political events which have a direct influence on the course of the college/program’s development.
Plan, develop, and direct the maintenance of a continuous community relations program, in accordance with established policies; develop and maintain communication network with all college/program personnel regarding all aspects of operations.
Maintain the college/program as an internal part of the community by developing, implementing, and promoting needed programs and services; plan, develop, and direct community service programs.
Supervise, coordinate, and evaluate general activities of college/program managers, deans, or other administrative personnel; assign, supervise, and evaluate personnel allocated to the college/program; evaluate staff performance and review evaluations; analyze staff utilization needs; ensure that equal education/employment opportunity is available to all students and employees.
Promote and encourage in-service training and professional improvement for staff, both certificated and classified, to achieve maximum effectiveness.
Establish and maintain employee performance records and make recommendations to the Chancellor regarding employment retention, advancement, and dismissal of staff.
Review and recommend legislation to benefit the District and the college/program.
Plan, direct, analyze, and review campus facilities; recommend additions, remodeling, repairs, allocation of portable buildings, and provide for upgrading of equipment; plan and direct, within policy, the maintenance of existing facilities and development of new plant, buildings, and grounds.
Direct the establishment of safety procedures and practices in use of plant and equipment to protect staff, students, and the public.
Directs development and submission of the college/program budget for Board approval and direct operations within provisions of approved budget; review procedures and audit trails relative to college/program budget development and administration.
Provide administrative direction to the implementation of procedures for appropriate record retention.
Implement Equal Opportunity Program for students and employees.
Perform related duties as assigned.

Governance systems for California community college districts.
Management, supervision, and public administration principles.
Local, state, and federal laws governing programs/services of community college districts.
Trends in academic, vocational, adult, continuing, and higher education, and the educational needs of a multi-cultural community.
Legislative issues and media perception.
Student enrollment trends and demographic trends of the community.
Knowledge of public sector funding opportunities as such relate to educational opportunities and programs.
Goals of the District’s educational master plan.

Skills and Abilities:
Assure conformance of community college operations to applicable federal, state, county, and local laws and regulations.
Effectively formulate priorities, develop and evaluate programs responsive to the constantly changing needs of multi-faceted and multi-ethnic communities.
Develop and manage an institutional budget, and offer clear fiscal leadership.
Develop efficient network of media communications within the District and the community to enhance and improve the institution’s image as a leader in community college educational offerings, community services, and other programs suitable for diverse cultures and different socioeconomic groups.
Provide consistent efficient leadership and motivate others to work constructively.
Relate effectively to all segments of the college/program and District Delegate responsibility effectively.

Training and Experience:
Experience in teaching, in a public community college desirable. Five or more years of recent achievement in administration and/or management, preferably at a community college in a decision-making, supervisory, and policy recommending role in finance, educational planning, and personnel management. Master’s degree required, doctorate preferred. Any combination of education, training, or experience that could likely provide the required Knowledge and skills is qualifying.

Both of the following: (a) Master’s degree; AND (b) One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator’s administrative assignment

If you do not possess the exact degrees, or higher, listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a Request for Equivalency Form and attach it during the application process.

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). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

California Community College Chief Administration Officer Credential.

Commitment to Diversity:
All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and classified professionals.

Working Conditions
Physical Requirements:
Category III, usually minimum.
Favorable, usually involves an office

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

1. Complete online application;
2. Letter of Interest (not to exceed 4 pages);
3. Résumé; AND,
4. List of three (3) current references (with contact information).

Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

Conditions of Employment:
Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application (From all institutions listed in the online application);
Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the District’s expense;
Provide a Tuberculosis Clearance Certificate for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);
Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);
Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States as required by the I9 Employment Eligibility Verification form; AND
Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.

If you accept a contract (permanent) position with SDCCD and are a retired annuitant with CalPERS or CalSTRS, you must reinstate from your retirement system. Please reference the CalPERS or CalSTRS website for further information.

Additional Information:
Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time academic employees. The District contributes toward the cost of the premium (including dependent coverage) for the medical insurance plan options. Additional benefits include dental, vision, sick leave, vacation and opportunities for professional development. Contract employees become members of the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) upon appointment.

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