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Cabrillo College
  • Position Number: 4007972
  • Location: Aptos, CA
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Regional Directors, Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC) (Multiple Positions)

Cabrillo College

Salary: See Position Description
Job Type: Full-time (100%)
Job Number: 2023-01576
Closing: 4/5/2023 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Aptos, CA
Department: Bay Area Community College Consortium/Instruction

Employment Opportunity

Cabrillo College is seeking several experienced community college/workforce development Regional Directors for the Bay Area Community College Consortium (BACCC) to serve in a variety of roles for the twenty-eight (28) colleges served. Under direction, a Regional Director is responsible for facilitating and leading collaborative efforts by colleges in the BACCC and workforce development partners to achieve the region's workforce development goals and the California Community College system's Vision for Success goals. A Regional Director convenes stakeholders to review labor market, student outcomes, and other data; reviews subregional, regional, and state goals and priorities; convenes colleges within the region/subregion, often with other stakeholders, to determine how to work together, invest resources and design projects to close labor market gaps while meeting equity goals; develops agreement with the stakeholders on a set of objectives, work plans and key performance indicators to achieve Regional Plan goals; secures resources as needed with the support of the stakeholders; performs project management duties including work plan tracking, execution, progress reporting and outcomes analysis to inform the next cycle; and performs related duties as assigned.
Roles include:
  • Sub-Regional Directors
    • Sub-Regional Director, East Bay (Alameda, Contra Costa counties)
    • Sub-Regional Director, North Bay (Marin, Napa, Sonoma, Solano counties)
    • Sub-Regional Director, San Francisco-Peninsula (San Francisco, San Mateo counties)
  • Generalist Regional Directors
    • Regional Director, Generalist #1
    • Regional Director, Generalist #2
  • Workforce Partnerships Director
    • Regional Director, Workforce Partnership
  • Healthcare Sector Director
    • Regional Director, Healthcare Sector
  • Information & Communication Technologies Director
    • Regional Director, Information & Communication Technologies
PLEASE NOTE: Candidates may indicate a preference via the Supplemental Questions as to which role they are interested in serving in; however, requested assignments cannot be guaranteed.

These positions will play a critical role in facilitating alignment of community college, K-16, Adult Education, and workforce development efforts, some at the twelve-county regional level and some within the Bay Area's economic Sub-Regions (East Bay, North Bay, and San Francisco Peninsula). This will be done by working with the position's stakeholders to set priorities; project managing efforts and resources to address those priorities; providing technical assistance to colleges; and performing related duties as assigned.

More information is available at

Full-time administrative/management assignment (225-day work year), 12 months per year, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., with evenings and/or weekends as needed. All positions are a combination of approximately 60% remote and 40% in-person work (subject to change post-pandemic to require more in-person work). In person work may be supported with office space provided by rotating host-colleges within each Sub-Region.

Current eight-step salary schedule ranges from $96,973 to $136,451 per year. Salary placement is determined by documented education and experience. A doctoral stipend of $4,453 per year is provided to eligible employees. Position scheduled to begin as soon as possible, pending Governing Board ratification.

Cabrillo College currently provides a generous benefit stipend for employees plus dependents that employees apply towards benefit selections for medical, dental, vision (optional) life, and short-term/long-term disability insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, PERS Retirement and an employee assistance program (EAP). Depending on health plan selections, in many cases full-time employee net out-of-pocket for benefit premiums may be as low as $0.

Classified administrators are required to join the Public Employee's Retirement System (PERS) and as such must contribute up to 8% of their monthly salary to PERS on a pre-tax basis. Please see the Benefits link on the HR webpage for more information.

Work-Life Balance:
Full-time Cabrillo administrators enjoy a 225 day work schedule, which equates to an average of 20 self-selected non-work days, 15 set holidays, 3 individual responsibility days off annually. 12 days of sick leave accrue annually.

About the BACCC:
The BACCC is committed to the following goals:
  • Providing pathways that enable all Bay Area students to find employment and advance to livable wages
  • Meeting the needs of employers in the Bay Area Region for well-qualified candidates for positions that pay livable wages
  • Ensuring equity in participation, completion, and employment
We value:
  • Passion for the mission
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Effective communication, thoughtfulness and ability to adapt
  • Shared commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging in creating a community where all members can thrive as their authentic selves
Cabrillo's Commitment to Diversity:

The ideal candidates will share Cabrillo and BACCC's commitment to educating the region's racially and socioeconomically diverse student population and working towards the goal of equity for these populations in participation in the region's career programs, successful completion of these programs, and of placement in employment at livable wages within the field of study. The Bay Region's Community Colleges serve approximately 200,000 Career Technical Education students per year, of which 34% are LatinX, 18% are Asian, 6% are African-American, 5% multi-ethnic, 5% Filipino, 0.64% Pacific Islander and 0.25% American Indian or Alaskan Native. Across the region 68% of CTE students are students of color and 61% are economically disadvantaged.

Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its students and community. Employees at Cabrillo College support quality programs and services to students that promote their diverse and evolving needs as they progress toward their individual educational goals. Come join us in our vision to improve the world, one student at a time!

Examples of Duties

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.
  • Convenes regional collaboratives to facilitate alignment of workforce efforts; facilitates identification of shared interests, setting of goals, objectives, and development of projects and workplans; provides responsible and complex staff assistance, professional expertise, and project management to assigned projects and workgroups including tracking action plans, coordination of efforts across multiple organizations, and maintaining project records; disseminates all formal actions including minutes, records and data.
  • Performs needs assessments including researching programs and best practices; identifies, documents and tracks subregional and regional college and employer needs and trends related to workforce development; makes recommendations on potential service areas, industries and educational gaps; assists with minimizing unproductive overlap of programs and services.
  • Researches market intelligence information through CCCCO and Centers of Excellence data; collects and analyzes complex data sets, prepares narrative and statistical reports, and develops presentations of research findings and results appropriate to various audiences; analyzes and compiles research data to provide evidence-based support for grant-funding applications and projects; identifies and assesses industry and specific business training needs and identifies resources needed to develop educational programs.
  • Develops and monitors individual program tracking and data input and ensures stakeholder, state and federal guidelines are met; oversees and participates in the collection, aggregation, analysis and reporting of qualitative and quantitative data from multiple sources including data extracted from multiple databases potentially across multiple colleges; analyzes, evaluates and develops reports, recommendations and plans; ensures accuracy and timely submission of mandated reporting.
  • Conducts presentations to stakeholder groups including college and stakeholder leadership to achieve a variety of goals including demonstration of need/ progress, sharing value propositions for stakeholder consideration, identifying institutional barriers and possibilities for addressing them and promoting assigned programs and related plans and activities to ensure integration into BACCC/ stakeholder priorities and funding.
  • Chairs, staffs and/or serves on statewide, regional and/or subregional committees and represents BACCC at local, regional, state and national conferences, meetings, workshops and training seminars.
  • Provides support and assistance to the BACCC Dean/Co-Chairs as needed; maintains a variety of standard and specialized records and files; maintains spreadsheets and databases; generates sensitive and complex reports and documents.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and racial and ethnic backgrounds of colleagues, community college students, faculty and staff, stakeholders, and community members.

As assigned to an Industry Sector:
  • Provides staff leadership and facilitation of an industry sector-based stakeholder/advisory group in the planning, development, update and implementation of a regional plan that defines, supports and reflects the regional sector strategy; ensures the sector activities, programs and fiscal operations comply with the Chancellor's Office and funding sources.
  • Develops and manages regional partnerships with businesses and industry groups.
  • Coordinates sector-focused faculty professional development that aligns with changes in sector industries; leads or facilitates the formation and operation of regional CTE faculty communities of practice.
  • Creates and/or facilitates the development of program enrichment proposals responsive to stakeholder interests and data analysis for consideration by the colleges and stakeholders and assists in successful execution to increase enrollment, enhance Guided Pathways, close supply/demand, skills and equity gaps, align with regional industry priorities and industry-recognized credentials and increase living wage opportunities for students.

As assigned to BACCC Sub-Region or Area of Focus:
  • Provides staff leadership and facilitation of colleges and stakeholders within the subregion to establish priorities and develop and implement work plans based on subregional economies, informed by data analysis, and responsive to individual colleges' strengths and priorities and opportunities for positively impacting regional and state goals including increasing access to work based learning, improving student employment outcomes and closing labor market and equity gaps.
  • Convenes, facilitates, and collaborates subregionally with employers, community colleges and workforce and economic development agencies on workforce development strategies, work plans, programs and engagement; acts as liaison to, and builds partnerships with county officials, employers, community colleges and other stakeholders.
  • Facilitates career pathway connections between two- and four-year colleges, industry, Adult Education, K-12 and Workforce Development Boards to provide more entry points to career pathways, to provide pathways that are more responsive to students' immediate and long-term career objectives, and to provide career pathways that extend to higher skills and higher wages.
  • Facilitates alignment, coordination and integration of services provided by colleges and other workforce development stakeholders to provide supportive services that enable students to enter, persist, and complete career pathway programs and credentials, to participate in work-based learning, and to find employment at higher wages.
  • Assist colleges with identifying and applying for grants and other sources of funding; facilitates braiding of funding from multiple sources to address subregional and area of focus priorities, and seeks effective usage of apportionment and grant funding.
  • Provides staff leadership, facilitation, and project management of colleges and stakeholders within a BACCC defined area of focus to work collaboratively to attain the goals and objectives of the area of focus. This may include collection and analysis of relevant data; development and sharing of expertise in particular funding streams, programs, services, or systems relevant to workforce development; analysis of stakeholders' assets, services, policies, and constraints to identify and propose ways to benefit from opportunities for collaboration and to resolve or mitigate barriers to collaboration; seeking of resources to support development, alignment, coordination and integration of programs and services; and project management of efforts across multiple organizations.

  • Provide and support strategies to assist colleges in providing career education and workforce training to all in a manner that is accessible, efficient, responsive and data driven; work with the colleges and key stakeholders in the regional workforce and economic development ecosystem to help drive: collaboration and coordination of career education programs among colleges; regional and subregional strategies and partnerships to reduce skills, employment and equity gaps; capture and dissemination of valuable, region-specific employer, industry, and student success data; develop and expand work based learning opportunities; develop strategies and structures that provide comprehensive support to serve part time and adult learners; and evolution of current regional governance structures and employer engagement functions that are much more inclusive and outcomes based.
  • With BACCC leadership and college deans and faculty, identifies curriculum gaps and recommends training programs, courses and curriculum areas for development; ensures pathways include career paths for industries and sectors with high employment opportunities.
  • Monitors political and fiscal landscape affecting college, Strong Workforce Program and BACCC funding streams, program areas and strategic priorities; identifies new funding sources and grant opportunities and works to position the region to secure.
  • Submit required reports in a timely manner.
  • Participates in special projects and applicable BACCC meetings.
  • Collaborate with other Regional Directors, BACCC staff, to support each other's efforts.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
  • Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation, of community college students, faculty and staff AND
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college with a bachelor's degree in public administration or a field related to the position's area of focus AND at least five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in workforce development or an industry sector related to the position OR
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience. *Equivalency Application Form and Process

  • Teaching experience or experience providing program support in Career Technical Education or related program.


Knowledge of:
  • BACCC goals, objectives, policies, procedures and practices applicable to area of assignment.
  • Principles, practices, methods and techniques of program, administrative and organizational analysis, planning and management applicable to Career Technical Education and workforce development.
  • Principles, practices and techniques of planning and facilitating meetings, seminars, projects and human centered design, including with students.
  • Principles, methods and practices applicable to the design and implementation of public relations, outreach and marketing programs.
  • Curriculum development principles, practices and roles within community colleges and K-12 and the sources of authority that define these.
  • Funding mechanisms for community college and K12 instruction including apportionment, ADA, the Student Centered Funding Formula, and categorical funds.
  • Principles and practices of strategic planning.
  • Subject matter expertise in assigned industry sector or area of focus.
  • Principles and practices of public administration, including budgeting, purchasing and maintaining public records.
  • Applicable sections of the California Education Code and other applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
  • Career Technical Education standards of the California Department of Education.
  • Principles and practices of sound business communication.
  • Research methods and analysis techniques.
  • Principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity in hiring, retention, performance and advancement.
  • Principles and practices of effective management and supervision.
  • Safety policies and work practices applicable to the work being performed.
  • Safe computing practices and proper management of confidential student data.
  • Applicable administrative procedures; human resources procedures; diversity, equity and inclusion policies; and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Relationships between access to higher education, career opportunities, and lifelong earnings and race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, cultural background, and disability.

Skills and Abilities to:
  • Work collaboratively with a variety of BACCC members and stakeholders to develop and implement Strong Workforce projects and educational programs in assigned industry sectors.
  • Research, collect, analyze, summarize and present data from a variety of sources to inform the setting of priorities, the investment of resources, and the evaluation of past efforts.
  • Engage with potential partners to understand their mission, specific needs and interests and to identify compelling opportunities for collaboration to address shared challenges and opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the BACCC team including other Regional Directors, K-14 Technical Assistance Providers, and Pathway Coordinators to support each other's efforts and to address opportunities and challenges that can be best met through teamwork.
  • Develop a wide variety of public agency, employer, and community partnerships.
  • Analyze and make sound recommendations on complex community college educational and industry needs, educational programming and partnership issues within areas of responsibility.
  • Solicit and listen to diverse perspectives and through an iterative process facilitate synthesis and convergence on a set of shared interests and common objectives.
  • Define issues, analyze problems, evaluate alternatives and develop sound, independent conclusions and recommendations in accordance with laws, regulations, rules, policies, and practices.
  • Develop and maintain an inclusive work environment that fosters diversity, respect and engagement.
  • Prepare and administer memorandums of understanding, partnership agreements, contracts, invoices and documents.
  • Prepare clear, concise and comprehensive correspondence, reports, studies and other written materials.
  • Make presentations and present proposals and recommendations clearly, logically and persuasively to diverse audiences.
  • Utilize, integrate and develop or direct the development of complex spreadsheets, databases, project management, customer relationship management, and information management systems.
  • Operate a computer and use standard business software including cloud-based applications that support collaborative editing and management of documents.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and through a variety of technology including email, electronic messaging systems, video conference systems, and web and cloud-based platforms.
  • Understand, interpret, explain and apply applicable laws, codes and ordinances.
  • Identify potential funding sources to support collaborative efforts, develop and implement strategies for acquiring funding, including proposal writing.
  • Represent the BACCC effectively in dealings with BACCC member colleges, K-12 and other education and public agencies, employers and industry representatives and other stakeholders.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Identify inequities related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, cultural background, and disability and engage stakeholders in recognizing and working to eliminate these inequities.

  • A valid California driver's license or ability to access and use alternative transportation.

Additional Information

Required for submission:
  1. Complete the Application and answer ALL Supplemental Questions
  2. Attach a Resume
  3. Attach one of the following:
    • Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended showing degree(s) conferred (copies, photos, and downloads are acceptable). Foreign transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency and any costs are at the applicant's expense - click here for more information AND/OR
    • Experience may used as equivalent to the education requirement above; applicant must provide detailed written evidence in the application that proves additional experience is equivalent.*Equivalency Application Form and Process
Please note: All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date indicated above.

Attention Applicants
Only completed applications with the above required documents will be reviewed by the committee. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be reviewed. Remove personally identifiable information such as personal photos, social security number, birth date, age, and gender from your application materials. Expenses related to the recruitment process are the responsibility of the applicant. Cabrillo is unable to sponsor work visas.

Selection Procedure
A search committee will review and invite applicants for a first-round interview. Meeting the posted requirements does not guarantee an interview. A written performance exercise and/or presentation may be a part of the interview, and finalists may be invited to return for a second interview. All notifications will be via email, and can also be accessed through your application profile.

Conditions of Employment
Selected candidates will have reference checks completed and given a conditional offer of employment, who are then required to submit tuberculosis screening clearance results, proof of eligibility to work in the United States, and present their Social Security card upon hire (for payroll purposes).

EEO Statement
Cabrillo College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

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