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Vice President of Academic Affairs

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Under the administrative direction of the college President, responsible for the leadership, direction, supervision and evaluation of all academic, career-technical, developmental, and continuing educational programs and services. Responsibilities encompass all college sites, including the on-line education program.


  • Assist the president as the principal resource for instructional innovation by providing leadership for institutional and district changes in academic programs.
  • Lead and monitor the District's curriculum planning and development.
  • Maintain a high profile with District communities, public and private schools, and area colleges and universities for purposes of enhancing enrollment growth and the articulation of programs and services.
  • Conduct program reviews to determine the need for new credit and non-credit programs, classes and services. Review existing offerings to ensure relevance and currency.

    See job description for complete listing of duties and responsibilities.

Knowledge of:

Organizational leadership, team building, management, staff development and communication techniques. Non-credit and continuing education programs. Enrollment management. Academic management. Career-Technical programs. Alternate instructional delivery such as on-line, hybrid, video teleconferencing, and other alternate instructional methods. Service learning program development and implementation. Budget development and implementation. Matriculation, articulation, transfer, career and workforce and economic development issues. Employment and facility contract implementation and management. Federal and state codes, laws and regulations relating to the functions of this position. Collective bargaining practices, issues and labor contract implementation. Articulation processes. Requirements for students with special needs. Military educational needs. Curriculum development at the course and program level



A full-time, 12-month, administrative position which reports to the District President. Indexed to placement on the Administrative and Management Salary Schedule at the Vice President level range 19. This position is subject to evening hours and weekends.

Prior to employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of legal residence entitling them to work in the United Sates, consistent with the Immigration Act of 1986. Employment is also dependent upon a satisfactory fingerprint check and tuberculosis examination.


Possession of a Master's Degree or equivalent from an accredited institution in an area appropriate to the responsibilities of the position. An earned Doctorate Degree preferred. Minimum of three (3) years of successful management experience in academic affairs, preferably in the California Community College environment. Formal education and/or training, in academic or organizational leadership. Three years of post-secondary classroom teaching experience.



$96,991 - $129,979

Initial placement on the Management Salary Schedule will be commensurate with education and experience. The District provides an excellent health and welfare package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance and income protection. Current cost to employee not to exceed $900 per year. Enrollment in the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS) is required.



Environment: Office environment, subject to interruptions; travel to off-campus locations.

Physical Abilities: Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer terminal; hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations; sitting for extended periods of time.


Open Until Filled
First paper screening
February 15, 2012


The  District is an equal opportunity employer.  The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans.  No person shall be denied employment because  of ethnicity or race, color, sex, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry or political or organizational affiliation.


  • Letter of Application to include, but not limited to, information on related knowledge and experience specified in the job description.
  • Completed District Application for Academic or Administrative Positions
  • Resume
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts verifying educational degrees (official transcripts required upon offer of employment).
  • A list of at least 5 references with contact information, to include 1 supervisor, 2 faculty, and 2 others.

Above materials are to be submitted to the:
Human Resources Office, Barstow College,
2700 Barstow Road, Barstow, CA  92311
Or Emailed to:

Contact Human Resources for an application and job description:

                 Telephone: 760/252-2411 Ext. 7232

All applications will be reviewed by a qualified screening committee. Applications will be evaluated, taking into account the breadth and depth of relevant education, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities. A select group of candidates will be invited for an oral interview. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not assure the candidate an interview. Final interviews will be conducted by the District President. Start date is April 1, 2012, or as mutually agreed.

PLEASE NOTE: Incomplete applications will not be considered. Faxes will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a District application. Any application, resume or other materials submitted for employment at Barstow College will become the property of the District, and will not be returned to the applicant. The Barstow Community College District reserves the right to reopen, re-advertise or to delay the filling of any position.


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You may contact Human Resources to have an application and job description mailed to you.
Phone: (760) 252-2411
Fax: (760) 252-6777
TTY: (760) 252-6759

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