Located in the heart of California, Clovis Community College is the newest college in the State Center Community College District as well as one of the newest and fastest growing community colleges in California. Clovis Community College offers quality education in a friendly, innovative, and contemporary setting to students from the Fresno, Clovis, and foothill communities.
The College's instructional and student services units are united by the common goal of providing exemplary academic programs and support services tailored to meet the needs of its diverse student population and its communities. The College mission reflects this ambitious and inspiring goal.
Creating Opportunities - One Student at a Time
Clovis and Fresno residents enjoy a strong combination of rural and cosmopolitan living. With a population of over 900,000, Fresno County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state, boasting a diverse population. Less than an hour from the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Clovis and Fresno offer easy access to three national parks: Kings Canyon, Sequoia, and Yosemite. Seven nearby lakes offer sailing, fishing, boating, and water skiing. Living in the Clovis and Fresno area allows winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding, to be enjoyed during a day trip or weekend getaway.
Clovis and Fresno's unique central location is a short driving distance from Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Carmel, Big Sur, Monterey, and Morro Bay. Locally, art enthusiasts can enjoy museums, theater, opera, a philharmonic orchestra, and art galleries. Sports enthusiasts can benefit from year-round golf and country clubs of championship caliber. Tennis courts and recreational parks are strategically placed throughout the city, along with numerous hiking, biking, walking and running paths. Farmers markets abound with the fresh just-picked produce grown in the area. Local housing is affordable and Clovis Unified School District has the highest student test scores in the central valley.
Clovis Community College serves over 10,000 students annually who enroll in courses for transfer preparation, career education, and foundational skills. The College's students reflect its surrounding diverse communities as noted in its designation as a Hispanic-serving institution.
Accredited in 2015, the College's culture is based on a commitment to and a vision for creating and maintaining a collaborative teaching and learning environment that fosters equitable student achievement and academic excellence.
Dedicated to the educational attainment and economic well being of the communities it serves, Clovis Community College partners with local educational institutions, such as the K-12 School Districts and Fresno State, to create smooth pathways from secondary through post-secondary education. The College and the District also partner with local communities, as evidenced by their recent approval of a district $485 million bond that will provide additional instructional and student services facilities for the College to better serve its growing student population.
Selected as a 2018 Top 10 Finalist for the prestigious Bellwether Award for our partnership with Clovis Unified School District. The alignment has increased the student placement into college-level English from 33% to 92% for Clovis West students entering Clovis Community College.
This Vice President of Student Services (VPSS) position is a new position for the College, added to support its growth in student enrollment. The successful candidate for this position will be a creative, dynamic, and collaborative leader who is committed to advancing student access, equity, and success for our diverse student body. The VPSS collaborates with the Vice President of Instruction, Vice President of Administrative Services, and a dedicated team of professionals to ensure that the College maintains its strong integration of student services and instruction while working toward achieving the College's mission and strategic goals. See the College's Strategic Goals and Objectives at: www.cloviscollege.edu/collegeplanning
The VPSS reports directly to the College President and provides senior-level vision and leadership for the Student Services Division. The VPSS is responsible for the development of new programs and the management, planning, budgeting, administration, and evaluation of current programs, services, personnel, policies, and procedures in the Student Services Division. The VPSS is responsible for ensuring compliance with federal, state, local, and district regulations. The VPSS is responsible for creating and maintaining an environment of collegiality and inclusiveness for the College's diverse student body. The specific programs reporting to the VPSS are subject to change based on the needs of Clovis Community College students.
The Screening Committee and the College President will consider the following desirable characteristics in their selection of the first VPSS for Clovis Community College.
In keeping with the minimum qualifications for faculty and administration in California Community Colleges, the candidate must demonstrate that he/she satisfies all of the following:
Salary: $120,563 -$151,863 based on education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $2,021 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance for employees. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS).
State Center Community College District is committed to equal opportunity/equal access in all of its employment, programs, and services. The District is dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination and, as such, is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
For confidential inquires about the Clovis Community College Vice President of Student Services position, contact:
Dr. Eva Conrad
Community College Search Services
For inquires regarding the submission of application materials online, contact:
Senior Human Resources Technician
(559) 244-5976 (direct)
All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in the strictest confidence. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To be included in the first screening of applications, submit the following application materials by 11 :55 p.m. on March 16, 2018 to http:/ /scccd.peopleadmin.com/postings/2013