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Vice President of Human Resources

Victor Valley College, Human Resources Department

Job Title: Vice President of Human Resources
Reference Code: 1340454
Job Location: Victorville , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Chancellor, president, provost, VP
Human resources, affirmative action
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2018-11-21
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description


Victor Valley College

Opening Date/Time: Thu. 09/13/18 12:00 AM Pacific Time

Closing Date/Time: Thu. 12/20/18 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Salary: $138,348.00 - $190,968.00 Annually

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Human Resources

FLSA: Exempt position, not eligible for overtime compensation.

Basic Functions:


Under the direction of the superintendent/president, plan, organize, direct and supervise a comprehensive human resources program, including recruitment and selection, classification and pay, employee-employer relations, benefits, unemployment and record keeping; provide general supervision for the district's campus police and safety program; promote, direct, and implement programs to ensure equal employment opportunity, tolerance, and cultural awareness; assure compliance with applicable district policies and procedures, state and federal laws, codes and regulations; and supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff.

Representative Duties:
Plan, organize, and direct the Human Resources' functions related to all district personnel. E

Ensure the district's compliance with applicable laws, district policies and procedures, and collective bargaining agreements. E

Develop and interpret policies and procedures for recruitment, testing, screening, interviewing, evaluation, compensation, training, and discipline of employees. E

Provide professional advice and counseling to employees regarding rights, classification, benefits, privileges, and responsibilities. E

Serve as chief negotiator in negotiations with classified, full-time faculty, and adjunct faculty bargaining units and administer labor contracts between the district and designated bargaining units. E

Provide and maintain an effective and fair employment practices program. E

Administer the classification and salary programs including development and maintenance of job descriptions. E

Oversee personnel management information systems and assure security and privacy of personnel data. E

Direct the administration of programs and services such as leaves, unemployment insurance, risk management, workers' compensation, and retirement. E

Coordinate all aspects of the district's Equal Employment Opportunity Plan. E

Respond to allegations of discrimination and harassment with appropriate investigations and remedies. E

Direct preparation of reports, correspondence, bulletins, handbooks, and manuals. E

Complete required state and federal reports related to Human Resources. E

Ensure general orientation and training to district employees. E

Direct the district's employee evaluation programs, ensuring that evaluations are completed in a timely and appropriate manner, E

Advise and confer with the superintendent/president on management issues involving programs and services of the district, including development and revision of policies and procedures. E

Participate in long-range planning and strategic planning regarding college activities and programs. E

Train managers and supervisors regarding district policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements, and employee evaluation; and in coordination with the risk manager, direct and/or administer training on safety, injury and illness prevention programs, and other plans. E

Direct the preparation of the annual unit plan and budget for the Human Resources office and supervise their implementation and maintenance. E

Communicate and consult with legal counsel on litigation matters; seek advice from legal counsel and communicate advice to appropriate administrators/management; advise district of required responses. E

Advise and counsel management on policy, legal requirements, and impact of legislation on employees. E

Direct preparation of items for board agenda. Attend board meetings; provide input as necessary on issues affecting assigned functions; make presentation on pertinent matters as necessary. E

Design, develop, support and assist with employee development programs and correlate with the mission, goals, and policies of the college in support of student learning outcomes. E

Maintain current knowledge of legislation and court cases pertinent to assigned functions and serve as a resource for other college personnel regarding related technical matters. E

Provide general direction and oversight for the district's campus police and safety program. E

Serve as a member of the president's Cabinet. E

Perform other related duties as assigned by the superintendent/president. E

Job Requirements

Master's degree in personnel/human resources management, business, public administration, or related discipline from a regionally accredited college or university.

Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in personnel human resources management, including at least three years working in an educational setting.

Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Two (2) years' experience with collective bargaining.

Human Resources office environment.

Position requires hearing and speaking to communicate and exchange information.

Knowledge and Abilities:
Principles and practices of personnel administration including position classification, salary administration, recruitment, examination and selection.

Provisions of the state education codes, federal and state tax laws, social security and Medicare benefits, deductions and union contracts.

Provisions of the Education Code as it applies to Human Resources practices and procedures in community colleges.

Provisions of applicable codes pertaining to human resources and campus police services in community colleges.

Principles of public administration, management, supervision and training.

Principles and practices of employee training and supervision.

Principles of budget preparation and control.

Statistical, research and survey methods and techniques.

General labor relations, laws, practices and procedures.

District organizational functions, policies and procedures.

Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Oral and written communication skills.

Report writing methods and techniques.

Office management and record-keeping practices, methods and procedures.

Purpose and function of a campus police department.

Proper evaluation procedures for all employee groups.

Plan, organize, direct and control the development, administration and direction of Human Resources services and programs for the district.

Provide promotion, direction, implementation and coordination of programs to ensure equal employment opportunity, tolerance and cultural awareness.

Interpret and provide direction to administrators regarding state and federal laws and union contracts.

Train, assign, supervise and evaluate assigned Human Resources technical and secretarial staff.

Obtain, organize, analyze and evaluate a wide range of data and information and make appropriate recommendations to the superintendent/president, Cabinet, district administrators and governing board.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of groups and individuals, including district administrators, members of the board, employee group representatives, members of the public, and representatives of other public agencies.

Prepare and present comprehensive, effective oral and written reports.

Perform a variety of professional and technical duties involved in the conduct of the district's classification, salary, recruitment, examination, selection and employee disciplinary programs.

Advise the superintendent/president and Cabinet o disciplinary hearings, procedures and problems.

Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including the preparation of reports and presentations.

Utilize technology in performing job responsibilities.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Appointment to this position is subject to availability of funds. *Salary Schedule subject to change.*

To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received in the Victor Valley College Office of Human Resources by the First Review Date. Application materials may be accepted after this date, however, if a file is not complete by the First Review Date, the application may not be considered by the Screening Committee.

You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at with your username and password.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All material included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.

All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicant's present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.

Applicants may be notified by email during any phase of this recruitment regarding status. This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.

It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.

Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.

A complete file consists of all of the following:
1. Completed electronic Victor Valley College Application
2. Letter expressing interest in the position
3. Current resume
4. Copies of transcripts showing college degrees and course-work. NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application.
5. Three (3) current letters of recommendation from persons having firsthand knowledge of the applicant's professional qualifications, character, etc.

Victor Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victor Valley College prohibits sexual harassment and assures that all employees will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. Employment acceptance or rejection shall be based on job-related qualifications.

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