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Norco College
  • Position Number: 1457392
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • Position Type: Development and Fund Raising

Position Title:
Vice President, Strategic Development (Norco College)

Application Deadline

Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed below by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

Strategic Development (N)

Position Type:
Classified Management/Supervisor


Physical location of the position:

Employment Type:

Position Length:

Salary Range:
Grade AB

Salary Amount:
$144,845 - $176,343

Salary Type:

Is this position categorically (grant) funded?

Under the supervision of the President, plans, develops, implements, and directs college initiatives to develop and build relationships with a broad range of constituencies and to encourage the advocacy of, investment in, and support of the colleges' programs, and students; and partners with district offices to lead college grants, marketing/outreach, governmental affairs, and economic and philanthropic development.

The ideal candidate will share Norco College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. We currently serve approximately 13,000 students annually, the majority of whom are from historically underserved populations: 56% Latinx, 9% Asian American, 6% African American, and 24% white. Norco College is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the college has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.

To learn more about Norco College visit the following link: (you may need to cut and paste the link into your browser).

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate field and five (5) years of progressive administrative experience in: community, workforce, or instructional career education programs; revenue generation, grant development/management, fundraising, and donor solicitation; outreach, marketing, branding, strategic communications, market segmentation and data collection analysis; governmental affairs, public policy, and legislative advocacy; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Community college teaching experience and a doctorate from an accredited college is preferred.

The ideal candidate also will demonstrate excellent communication skills, effective leadership, proven staff development and team building skills, and experience in the development and implementation of both short and long-range strategic plans.

Candidate must demonstrate clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff, and the community.

Duties and Responsibilities:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.

1. Leads innovative partnerships and college initiatives in the areas of workforce development, community partnerships, strategic initiatives, grants development and administration, fundraising, marketing and outreach, governmental affairs, and communications.
2. Develops long-range planning and direction for the area of Strategic Development, including budget and resource planning related to revenue generation and institutional development; evaluates area structure, systems, policies, and procedures and implements changes as needed; ensures all elements of the operation are consistent with legal requirements and best practices.
3. Leads college-wide grant administration, research, and preparation activities for regional, State, and federal grants to ensure that grant applications align with the college's strategic plan and the strategic grant-development agenda.
4. Works collaboratively with the District and college staff to identify external resources appropriate to meet college needs, and establishes priorities and goals for foundation and private fundraising plans, campaigns, and development..
5. Leads, directs, supervises, and evaluates assigned staff to ensure a high performance environment; establishes performance requirements and personal development targets to set and fulfill clear, and achievable goals. .
6. In partnership with District Strategic Communications, establishes priorities, goals and objectives for college-wide communications, public relations outreach, marketing and branding campaigns that increase public awareness and support of college programs, services, and activities to enhance the college's prominence among key audiences.
7. Partners with appropriate college or District office to lead and administer selected career education programs and services, including the college's community education, senior education, contract education, apprenticeship, and not-for-credit career education programs.
8. Maintains active partnerships with local workforce development agencies and boards, business and industry groups, educational partners, chambers of commerce, community-based organizations, and professional organizations; serves as a college advocate in the community to builds relationships that increase visibility, recruit and retain students, and closely link the community with the college and District.
9. Monitors and reports on local, Statewide, and national legislative issues affecting community colleges; develops strategies in partnership with RCCD Legislative Affairs to advance college initiatives to legislators, elected officials, officers and staff of other governmental and community agencies, and other internal and external constituencies.
10. Serves as a representative on various boards, commissions, councils, and committees, both locally and nationally, related to Strategic Development program activities.
11. Performs other duties, related to the position, as assigned.


This is a Classified Management position with twelve-month contracts. Paid vacation, 22 days annually; and paid accruable sick leave, 12 days annually. A pro-rata reduction will be made for employees working less than full-time and less than 12 months. The District provides a health and welfare benefit package for employees and legal qualifying dependents.

The work location and assignment within a job classification is determined by the District and may be subject to change.

All offers of employment will be contingent upon the availability of funds and approval by the Board of Trustees.

The Riverside Community College District is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes the need to provide reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. For more information, contact (951) 222-8039.

Required Applicant Documents:
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
Bachelors or Equivalent Transcript
Masters or Equivalent Transcript

Optional Applicant Documents:
Doctorate Transcript
Other Transcript

Effective Employment Date:
A mutually agreeable start date.

Application Deadline:

Special Comments:

Only electronic, on-line applications are accepted. All supporting materials, required or optional, must also be in electronic formats and attached to the electronic, on-line application when applying. Supporting materials are only accepted as Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word files and must be less than 2 MB in size.

An application will not be considered complete unless all Required Documents are electronically attached to the application by the Application Deadline date. An incomplete file may subject the candidate to disqualification.

* Paper applications and supporting materials WILL NOT be accepted!

* Interested candidates must apply by the deadline listed above by 8:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.

* The Riverside Community College District does not require testing at the initial application filing period. As you progress through the selection process, you may be required to perform a job-related test based on the needs of the work area for which you are being considered.

Application Types Accepted:
Classified/Management/Confidential Application

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