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Shasta College
  • Position Number: 5023607
  • Location: Redding, CA
  • Position Type: Business - Finance
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. The main campus is located in the city of Redding, population 90,000. The area is characterized by excellent schools with high graduation rates, low traffic, and low housing prices (Zillow average $393,000 vs. California state average of $770,000).

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 Dean of Business, Agriculture, and Career Technical Education (BACTE) will oversee a diverse division within the area of Instruction. This division has a passionate, committee faculty and staff. It includes approximately twenty departments that offer over four dozen programs and certificates, and it has the challenge of serving the transfer and workforce needs of our communities.

To plan, develop, organize, promote, coordinate and monitor the programs and activities of an instructional division of the College; and to develop, evaluate, and implement policies and procedures related to the operations and activities of assigned division. Employees in this classification direct, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of faculty and classified staff. This job class exercises responsibility for the effective operation of an instructional division and is responsible for all operations of an instructional division and is responsible for all instructional matters at the division level. This job class functions at middle management level of classification and requires strong administrative skills.

CLASSIFICATION: Range 55 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: Assistant Superintendent/Vice President of Instruction 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 an educational administrator position with a default CalSTRS 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

  • Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities, operations, and programs of an instructional division; ensures the provision of appropriate courses and instructional programs related to assigned division.
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates division policies and procedures.
  • Communicates and interprets the curriculum of the division as it relates to the characteristics and needs of students; works with counseling staff.
  • Determines staffing needs and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Develops division class schedules.
  • Ensures the provision of appropriate facilities, supplies, and equipment for effective division operations.
  • Develops, coordinates, and administers division budget; monitors and controls expenditures.
  • Develops and maintains list of qualified and available substitute instructors.
  • Participates in a variety of administrative, board, and other meetings; conducts division meetings; organizes, advises, and facilitates appropriate advisory committees; prepares and distributes information, agendas, minutes, etc.
  • Promotes cooperative relationships with community and regional agencies as appropriate.
  • Directs and supervises the work of others; reviews, approves, and conducts performance appraisals; directs and participates in the selection, training, and development of staff; administers employment contracts; orients and informs staff of District/Division policies and procedures.
  • Performs other related duties similar to the above in scope and function as required.
Knowledge of:
  • community college curricular and instructional programs.
  • proper budget development and implementation practices and methods.
  • principles and practices of management and supervision including planning, organizing, assigning and reviewing work, performance appraisal and discipline, employee selection and development, and affirmative action policy.
Ability to:
  • plan, direct, and manage the activities and operations of a Community College instructional division.
  • analyze problems, determine effective solutions, and take independent action for successful results.
  • prepare clear, concise, and comprehensive written and oral reports.
  • project forward to estimate future needs and constraints.
  • direct, supervise, and formally evaluate the work of others.
  • effectively communicate in both oral and written forms.
  • establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.


  • Master's degree from an accredited institution or equivalent.
  • One year of formal training, internship, or leadership experience reasonably related to the administrator's administrative assignment, which may, but need not be, concurrent with the required full-time service.
  • 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.

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 may be by Zoom.
  • 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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