Vice President, Administrative Services

Job Open: 
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Salary Low: 
Job Closed: 
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Salary High: 

Job Term:

The first review of application materials will occur the week of July 1, 2019 and may continue until position is filled.

Open Until Filled

Classification Title
Vice President, Administrative Services

Working Title
Vice President, Administrative Services

San Diego City College

Pay Information

Range 20 ($10,661.11 – $17,351.15) per month based on the current Management Salary Schedule.

Initial salary placement is commensurate with related experience and promotional rules. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid: medical, dental, and vision plans; sick and vacation leave; and opportunities for professional development. Initial Salary Placement, Promoted or transferred employees will be placed as specified in the Management Employees Handbook. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. A temporary probationary period will be applied to the employee entering this assignment. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

Position Equivalent FTE:

1.0 FTE

No. Months:
12 Months

Position Number:

FLSA Status
Exempt (does not accrue overtime)

Position Type

Bargaining Unit


Administrative/Personnel Services

Message from Dr. Ricky Shabazz, President of San Diego City College
As the flagship campus in the San Diego Community College District, we seek an innovative, experienced and passionate leader for the position of Vice President of Administrative Services. Recognized for its commitment to social justice, equity, and academic excellence, San Diego City College has been committed to student achievement for more than 105 years.

As a member of our executive leadership team, the Vice President of Administrative Services is responsible for managing, and implementing the campus budget. Working in collaboration with the campus community, the Vice President of Administrative Services provides leadership and direction for all administrative support systems. This includes leadership in the areas of strategic planning, budget development, facilities management and safety. The Vice President of Administrative Services works with all divisions of the college and district staff, and communicates effectively with faculty and staff, district managers, external public agency representatives, and the general public to create conditions designed to promote student achievement. If you are seeking to be a part of a dynamic and transformational team, we encourage you to apply for this position.

Applications are currently being accepted for Vice President, Administrative Services in the Office of Administrative Services, located at San Diego City College. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. Selected candidate must be willing to adjust work days/hours based on the department’s needs.

The first review of application materials will occur the week of July 1, 2019 and may continue until position is filled.

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

Desired Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess or demonstrate the following:
•Leading the annual integrated preparation and implementation of the college budget.
•Providing fiscal leadership in the areas of purchasing, expenditure control and financial reporting.
•Managing the college’s accounting and bursar functions.
•Leading the campus contract and grant services including compliance with Federal and State and local regulations and Board agenda development.
•Partnering with District operations to maintain college buildings and grounds.
•Coordinating major campus construction projects, major maintenance and repairs, and relocation services.
•Managing the recruitment, screening, on boarding, training and evaluation of employees.
•Coordinating employment, personnel, and timekeeping services with district and college staff.
•Advise campus managers regarding grievance, discipline and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements.
•Managing and planning technology services in coordination with district Information Technology Department.
•Leading campus safety and emergency response efforts.
•Serving as the campus Health and Safety Officer by ensuring compliance with OSHA and Federal/State/Local requirements for illness, injury, hazardous materials and associated business plans.
•Providing leadership and direction for strategic planning and institutional effectiveness designed to promote student success.
•Training and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience equivalent to: a Master’s degree in Public or Business Administration or related field and six years experience in accounting, personnel, budgeting, labor relations or other related field, with at least two years of experience in a management position.

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.

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.

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. Three Professional References listed within the online application;
3. Letter of Interest; AND
4. Resume.

Important: Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee. Applicants must complete each required field and answer each supplemental question; references to resumes, CVs, etc. will not substitute for completing the required fields and supplemental questions; and will result in the application being considered “incomplete.” 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.

Before submitting the application and uploaded materials, please check to make sure they are complete and accurate. Once you submit, you will not have access to your application to make changes, however you will be able to view the application if submitted prior to the deadline. If you think you have made an error prior to the closing date, please contact HR at (619) 388-6579 or email

•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 the same e-mail used to submit the application: it is the applicant’s responsibility to frequently check their email for correspondence.
•All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

The first review of application materials will occur the week of July 1, 2019 and may continue until position is filled.

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.
•Employed on an initial contract of up to three (3) years that is eligible for renewal annually for up to a subsequent three-year period.

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:
SDCCD provides a comprehensive fringe benefit package for its full-time classified 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 California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) upon appointment.

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Contact Name: 
Joycelyn Dela Cruz
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