Job Details

Shasta College
  • Position Number: 2492663
  • Location: Redding, CA
  • Position Type: Administrative Vice Presidents
Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities


The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

Administrator positions in the California Community College system offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the empowerment of our students seeking to improve their lives and communities. Our administrators manage a wide range of programs and lead faculty and staff in engaging our diverse employee and student populations, facilitating equitable outcomes for all through the management of our various employment and academic programs. As an administrator at Shasta College, you will join a vibrant community of professionals working collaboratively to provide a positive, healthy educational environment where our students experience diverse academic and cultural perspectives. A career at Shasta College offers a highly rewarding and enriching employment experience.

The Director of Employer Partnership (DEP) serves the North Far North (Region A). The DEP will work with Region A colleges and employers to align workforce training and career pathways with evolving industry needs. Key functions include problem solving and decision-making for large-scale and complex projects. Under the direction of the Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development, the Executive Director of the North Far North, the DEP provides overall direction and guidance for day-to-day employer partnerships. The DEP will have direct supervision of over twelve (12) Assistant Directors of Employer Partnership (ADEP) stationed remotely throughout the NFN region. The DEP will implement policies and guidelines, report on status and progress, assume accountability for project quality and timelines, direct the work of ADEPs, supervise staff, and establish and monitor project budgets. The DEP oversees local and regional projects within Region A, geographic region specified above. Employees in this job class receive limited supervision within a broad framework of policies and procedures and hire, train, assign, schedule, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of others. This is a classified administrative, overtime exempt position.

CLASSIFICATION: Range 45 on the Administrative Confidential Salary Schedule, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year. Work assignment hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00p.m., Monday through Friday.

SUPERVISOR: Vice President of Economic & Workforce Development or designee

BENEFITS: Holiday, vacation and sick time will be provided. Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis and an employee assistance program (EAP). This is a Classified Administrator position with a default CALPERS retirement.

Employees have the option to contribute to:
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 403(b) and 457 Retirement Plans
  • Section 125 Plan including Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) and Dependent Day Care Accounts
In addition, employees have the option to purchase:
  • Disability Income Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Only Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
For more information regarding Employment and Benefit Policies, please view the Administrative Agreement - Appendix A.

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability
Essential Functions:

  • Work with stakeholders to create and implement a strategic plan for employer development and engagement which leverages existing and new employer partnerships; and that increases the number of internships and job opportunities for North Far North community college students.
  • Collaborate with college campus Work-Experience Coordinators to elicit feedback about student performance in the workplace.
  • Oversee accountability metrics mechanism to inform continuous improvement of regional employer engagement.
  • Coordinate activities to address engagement at multiple levels of work-based learning and job placement.
  • Develop and implement an effective communication strategy to avoid duplication of effort, support collaboration, and contribute to effective information and knowledge management.
  • Build capacity of Assistant Directors of Employer Partnerships (ADEP's), Work Based Learning (WBL) Coordinators, Workforce Boards, Job Placement Case Managers and Career Centers.
  • Leverage and analyze data to inform the development, maintenance, and growth of strategic employer relationships across the industry sectors/emerging economies, creating opportunities for all academic areas of study.
  • Develop a collaboration strategy for engaging with the Work-Based Learning Coordinator and Job Placement at each North Far North colleges.
  • Support successful implementation of a work-based learning and job placement technology solution for streamlined tracking and reporting.
  • Serve as a key advisor to regional leadership regarding engagement of employers as champions of the strong workforce efforts.
  • Collaborate with other regional workforce development and economic development organizations to implement a comprehensive workforce development strategy
  • Manage multiple projects and activities with complex needs, competing demands, and various timelines.
  • Represent the region at relevant events with external constituents, professional associations, and relevant career and workforce development initiatives.
  • Stay abreast of recruiting practices and hiring preferences of employers and communicate to stakeholders.
  • Oversee communication with employers to the effective use and interaction with the regional system/model.
  • Problem solving and decision making regarding a large and complex assigned project; implements project policies and directives according to District, Federal or State guidelines.
  • Conducting regular meetings with employer partners to communicate, review and revise project guidelines.
  • Assuring project expenditures are within allocated budgets; monitors budgets; proposing budget changes and participates in project budget applications as necessary.
  • Establishing appropriate linkages to special populations or community groups served; promoting projects through participation in advocacy groups, associations and other local, regional or national organizations.
  • Providing regular reports to district and regional leadership.
  • Provides expert guidance to the Chancellor's Office, regional consortia, and regional sector specific centers.
  • Evaluates the work of ADEPS and staff.
  • Organizes, coordinates, directs, and supervises the activities and operations of the assigned project.
  • Plans, coordinates, and prepares a variety of project literature, marketing materials, catalogs, and brochures.
  • Provides direction, work assignments, and guidance to project staff, including classified personnel, students, volunteers, and others; provides input for staff performance evaluations.
  • Establish measurable business development targets with the Assistant Directors Employer of Partnerships, track progress and report outcomes.
  • Assist and guide ADEPs with encouraging employers to hire students from our diverse student population, focused around our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work around the system.
Knowledge of:
  • Planning and coordinating the day-to-day activities of assigned projects.
  • Policies, objectives, and goals of assigned project, including practices for promoting programs.
  • Developing and delivering presentations on projects in a variety of formats, including conducting workshops.
  • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures related to the Regional Director assignment.
  • Budget monitoring and control.
  • Grant coordination and monitoring.
  • Principles of training and directing the work of others.
  • Computer, software programs, and other technology routinely used in public education administration.
Ability to:
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others, including those from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds.
  • Effectively develop work plans, direct staff, and manage the daily operations of large and complex projects.
  • Supervise project personnel.
  • Coordinate several complex projects simultaneously.
  • Implement project policies and guidelines.
  • Provide project reporting and accountability.
  • Prepare comprehensive project reports and reviews.
  • Establish and monitor project budgets.
  • Interpret, apply and explain rules, State and Federal regulations, and District policies and procedures.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
  • Meet schedules and established timelines.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Present technical information to a wide range of audiences and stakeholders effectively.
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Learn, interpret, and successfully apply District policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Analyze problems, determine effective solutions, and take independent action to achieve desired results.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Maintain a busy travel schedule in order to meet stakeholders around the region.

Education Required:
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited college or university
Education Preferred:
  • Master's degree in related field or equivalent education required, and three (3) years of related experience.
Experience Required:
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in business development.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in supervising, directing and evaluating the work of subordinates.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of staff and students, as well as staff members and students with physical and/or learning disabilities.
  • Hold a valid driver's license maintained throughout the duration of employment with the District. Travel is required.

Additional Information

To be considered a candidate for an Administrative position, the applicant must submit ALL of the following materials:
  • Online Application with the following materials attached:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume and/or placement file
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)

Attention Applicants:
  • After application has been submitted, all application materials will be screened.
  • Internal candidates must also submit all required materials to be considered.
  • Candidate evaluations will not be considered.
  • Reference letters from any member of the Hiring Committee or Board Members will not be considered.
  • Interviews will be by invitation only.
  • Interviews will be by Zoom.
  • The District does not provide expense reimbursement for those invited to initial interviews.
  • The District does not reimburse for new hire moving expenses.

New Administrative Appointments will be placed at the step 1 on the Administrative Salary Schedule and will graduate to the next step on July 1st of the following year if they have rendered 6 months of satisfactory service, with subsequent steps annually thereafter to a maximum fifth step.

Salary placement would only be negotiable if the candidate held the same position with another community college and step 2 or 3 would be the maximum considered depending on the number of years of service.
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

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