Job Posting TitleAssociate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources
LocationLos Rios Community College District (District Office)
Department LocationOffice of Human Resources
The Los Rios Community College District is the second largest, two-year public college district in California, serving approximately 75,000 students in the greater Sacramento region. The District’s 2,400 square mile service area includes Sacramento and El Dorado counties and parts of Yolo, Placer, and Solano counties and is comprised of four uniquely diverse colleges – American River, Cosumnes River, Folsom Lake and Sacramento City colleges. In addition to each college’s main campus, the district offers educational centers in Placerville, Davis, West Sacramento, Elk Grove, Natomas and Rancho Cordova.
The Los Rios District Office is centrally located in the heart of the Sacramento valley. The growing Capital Region has strong communities and emergent arts and dining scenes, and is nearby some of the most celebrated tourist destinations in the country – Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley and San Francisco. The Sacramento area is a great place to live and work!
The District has approximately 6,000 employees throughout our four colleges and District Office complex. The District Office is centrally located between all four colleges and provides welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environments for Los Rios students, employees and our community partners. Our departments strive for the highest quality in all programs, services, and activities, and are focused on advancing the learning of our diverse student population through improved academic and social outcomes.
Our colleges offer equity-minded, academically rigorous, student success centered education. Our objective is to help our students successfully achieve their academic goals, whether they want to transfer to a four-year college or university, earn an associates degree, or obtain one of more than 100 certificates in high demand career fields.
The Office of Human Resources is committed to diversity, equity, and to ensuring an inclusive, thriving environment for all of its employees, students, and surrounding communities. To that end, the Office of Human Resources is intentional in recruiting, hiring, and retaining diverse employees, to reflect the diversity of our colleges’ student populations. The Department is guided by an interest in ensuring equity-minded hiring, evaluating, and advancing processes.
Under direction of the Deputy Chancellor, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources plans, directs, organizes and supervises the day-to-day operations of the human resources services for all employees of the District; advises the Chancellor and Deputy Chancellor with regard to employment practices and working conditions, administers employment contracts; and promotes good employer-employee relations.
The Office of Human Resources maintains a focus on:
●Human resources management, practices, and procedures.
●Human relations and dynamics.
●Principles of negotiations.
●Employee development techniques, supervision, and training.
●Laws pertaining to employment in public education.
●Computerized processes for personnel (human resources) transactions.
●Using and supporting the Interest Based Approach (IBA) to problem and conflict resolution.
Typical duties may include, but are not limited to:
●Managing the Office of Human Resources, the department record keeping systems, and employee processing/orientation including the complex human resources information system.
●Supervising the implementation of District policies and procedures that affect personnel.
●Supervising, planning, and implementing District employment equity efforts, including the recruitment and retention of a diverse workforce that reflects the students we serve.
●Preparing and recommending the annual budget for the department.
●Planning and supervising the recruitment and selection of all District employees.
●Planning, organizing, and directing the work of others.
●Working effectively with individuals and groups.
●Analyzing situations accurately, identifying appropriate solutions, and taking action.
●Developing and maintaining a strong service orientation.
●Communicating effectively both orally and in writing with the public and staff.
●Representing the Office of Human Resources.
●Developing and maintaining credibility with employees and bargaining units.
●Articulating the position of the colleges and District.
●Facilitating human resources processes so that appropriate staff may recommend the appointment, promotion, transfer or reassignment, leave of absence, and termination of employees.
●Supervising and monitoring the Los Rios diversity efforts.
●Investigating and assisting in the resolution of discrimination, harassment, and general workplace complaints.
●Monitoring and expediting the processing of employee grievances.
●Supervising the development and analysis of studies to determine modifications to policies and procedures.
●Assisting in the development or modification of policies and procedures recommended to the Deputy Chancellor, Chancellor, and Board of Trustees.
●Ensuring that laws and regulations related to employment matters are followed.
●Responsibility for developing and maintaining job specifications.
●Reviewing the staffing requirements for grant applications and contracts.
●Compiling and analyzing data.
●Participating in collective bargaining matters and serving as a chief negotiator.
●Serving at the direction of the Deputy Chancellor and Chancellor on District, community, state, and national committees requiring representation on human resource matters.
●Interpreting provisions of negotiated contracts and ensuring all action taken under the employer/employee relations contracts are in conformity with the contract and governing laws.
●Preparing and analyzing comparative data for studies relating to salary schedules, fringe benefits, and working conditions.
●Providing training and guidance to individuals on matters such as job classification, compensation, qualifications for positions, employment contracts, and other matters related to employment status with the District.
●Serving as a resource for the development and implementation of staff development and training programs for employees.
●Responsibility for staff development activities for District Office personnel.
● Performing other duties as assigned.
The administrative assignment may include day, evening, weekend, and/or off location/campus work and/or hours.
Work Year12 month
Total Hrs per Week/DayN/A
1. Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution completed by March 1, 2021.
2. Three years’ experience as an administrator in education, government, or industry. Have experience in human resources, preferably as a human resources administrator in an educational setting.
3. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete fully and submit:
1. Los Rios Community College District Administrative Application
2. Unofficial transcripts of college/university work (indicating completed or conferred date)
3. Resume or curriculum vitae
4. Letter of Interest
● Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
● Applicants indicating “see resume” on the online application will be disqualified.
● Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as unofficial transcripts.
● Los Rios employees are also required to submit unofficial copies of transcripts.
● Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees and other relevant documents.
● A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
● Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluations click here
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.
Salary$178,234 to $216,366 annually; LRCCD Salary Schedules
Additional Salary InformationAdditional stipend for an earned doctorate from an accredited university.
Beginning and/or Ending Dates
Full-time, Twelve-month, Classified Management Position
Beginning on or about March 1, 2021.
It is anticipated that interviews will be held the week of February 8, 2021, and second interviews during the week of February 15, 2021.
How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112.
After hours inquiries should be emailed to email@example.com. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m. of the posting closing date.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur during this recruitment/selection process. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.
Contingent on funding and eligibility, successful candidates selected for an interview may be eligible to apply for partial reimbursement of travel expenses, up to a maximum of $450. Candidate Travel Reimbursement click here
Administrative positions may be subject to the District’s Conflict of Interest Code, and a statement of economic interest is required within thirty (30) days following appointment to the position. Management/Executive positions are exempt from overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.