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Ventura County Community College District
  • Position Number: 4742272
  • Location: Camarillo, CA
  • Position Type: Business - Human Resources

Director of Training and Organizational Development

Ventura County Community College District

Salary: $139,458.00 - $186,885.00 Annually

Job Type: Classified Management

Job Number: 2023-03173

Location: Districtwide (Ventura County CA), CA

Department: DAC/Human Resources

Closing: 11/13/2023 11:59 PM Pacific

Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, the Director of Training and Organizational Development is a strategic leader responsible for designing, implementing, and overseeing initiatives that enhance the efficiency, performance, and overall health of the organization. This role focuses on fostering a positive and productive work environment and ensuring that the district's workforce is equipped with the skills and capabilities needed to thrive. The Director of Training and Organizational Development will direct and coordinate the development and delivery of staff development programs and provide human resources consultation services to District management.

The immediate vacancy is a full-time (12 months/year, 40 hours/week) position located at the District Administrative Center.

The District Administrative Center, centrally located in Camarillo, oversees administrative functions and provides leadership and services to the three colleges in support of VCCCD's mission.


Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our culture and the work that we do within the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD). The VCCCD is a public community college district serving residents throughout Ventura County. The VCCCD's three colleges - Moorpark College, Oxnard College, and Ventura College - offer programs for transfer to four-year colleges and universities; career technical training; basic skills instruction; as well as community service, economic development, and continuing education for cultural growth, life enrichment, and skills improvement. The Ventura County Community College District recognizes that a diverse community of faculty, staff, and administrators promote academic excellence. This creates an inclusive educational and work environment for its students, employees, and the community it serves. With the understanding that a diverse community fosters multi-cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides role models for all students, the VCCCD is committed to recruiting and employing a diverse and committed group of faculty, staff, and administrators who are dedicated to the success of all college students.

We encourage candidates who are equity-minded to submit an application for employment. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institutions committed to racial and socio-economic diversity as it reflects our communities and student populations. We actively seek to attract candidates who share this commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Ventura County Community College District does not engage in any employment practice that discriminates against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, political beliefs, age, gender, sex, religion, transgender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, and/or physical or mental disability.
SALARY PLACEMENTNew Employees: Generally, new employees are placed on the first step of the appropriate range of the salary schedule.
Current Employees: An employee who is promoted will be placed on the salary step of the new range of the appropriate salary schedule that provides a minimum increase comparable to a one-step increase in salary.

New and current employees may be eligible for advanced step placement as outlined in Section 290 - SALARY PLAN in the Rules of the Personnel Commission for Classified Employees (Download PDF reader).

This recruitment is being conducted to establish a list of eligible candidates that will be used to fill district-wide, current and upcoming, temporary and regular vacancies for the duration of the list, not to exceed one year.

Representative Duties
Design and implement learning and development programs that promote continuous learning and foster a positive workplace culture, diversity, equity and inclusion and promote continuous learning. Provide guidance to managers on effective performance coaching and development conversations. E

Coordinate the design and execution of employee engagement surveys, analyze results, and recommend actions to enhance employee satisfaction and well-being. E

Conduct regular organizational assessments to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Utilize data-driven insights to make informed decisions about organizational development strategies. E

Provide leadership and mentorship to senior leaders, managers, and staff to enhance their leadership skills and capabilities. Design leadership development programs to cultivate a strong and effective leadership team. E

Advise and consult with administrators, professional development staff, and other District staff in formulating and implementing training plans and special training programs and services. E

Coordinate training and development schedules and arrange for qualified speakers and instructors, equipment, and facilities. E

Administer discrimination/sexual harassment avoidance programs and issues to ensure compliance with federal and state laws and District policies, rules, and regulations; investigate and respond to complaints of discrimination and/or harassment; respond to State Chancellor's Office and governmental agencies on related matters. E

Provide assistance to managers on a variety of human resources related issues such as evaluation, discipline, and professional growth. E

Develop and deliver presentations to various audiences. E

Oversee the development and administration of the operating and program budgets. E

Participate in collective bargaining activities. E

Represent the Vice Chancellor at workshops and meetings as assigned. E

Serve as a District's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) resource and liaison with the community; promote District commitment to a climate of DEI through interaction with individuals and agencies inside and outside the District, including administrators, faculty, staff, students, members of the public, community leaders, and members of relevant organizations; represent the college in regional and local associations, civic clubs, ethnic and non-profit organizations' Boards; serve as Districtwide DEI Committee Chair. E

Develop, recommend, and implement strategies to attract and retain a diverse workforce, foster a culture of inclusion, and enhance an understanding of equity within the district; advise the district on strategies for recruitment of underrepresented groups. E

Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned employees, set performance requirements and goals, monitor and coach for improvement, promote excellence and customer service, and take disciplinary action if needed according to District rules. E

Work collaboratively and professionally with faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, and ethnic communities. E

Demonstrate cultural humility, sensitivity, and equity-mindedness in working with individuals from diverse communities; model inclusive behaviors; and achieve equity in assignment-related outcomes. E

Perform other related duties as assigned.

E = Essential Duties

Minimum Qualifications
A bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, human resources administration, psychology, sociology, industrial relations, or a closely related field AND four years of human resources experience developing, coordinating, and implementing staff development programs AND two years of experience leading/supervising. .
OR A bachelor's degree AND five years of human resources experience developing, coordinating, and implementing staff development programs AND two years of experience leading/supervising. ORAn associate degree or equivalent (60 semester units or 90 quarter units) AND a professional Human Resources certification (e.g., SPHR, SHRM, PHRca, etc.) AND six years of human resources experience developing, coordinating, and implementing staff development programs AND two years of experience leading/supervising.

Experience in organizational development, change management, or a related role preferred.

Supplemental Information


This is an examination open to the public and current district employees seeking a promotional opportunity. To ensure consideration, please submit your application materials by the posted deadline date on this bulletin.

The examination process may consist of any of the following components:

A) Training and Experience Evaluation = Qualifying (pass/fail)

B) Technical Interview = 100% weighting on final score


A T&E is an assessment of training and experience, beyond the minimum requirements, that has prepared the candidate for the position as evidenced in the application materials. Please be sure to answer every component of each supplemental question as your responses will be scored and serve as your score on the training and experience (T&E) evaluation.

The candidates with the highest passing scores on the T&E will be invited to the technical interview.


Date Range: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - Friday, December 8, 2023

Location: Zoom

The examination components and dates are subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email.


Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as stated, including the possession of licenses, certifications, or other requirements, by the filing deadline in order to move forward in the recruitment process. You must attach copies of any documents that demonstrate your attainment of the minimum qualifications (e.g., unofficial transcripts, foreign transcript evaluation, copies of any required licenses, and/or certifications). Failure to submit any required documents may result in disqualification. All required documentation must be attached to your application; Human Resources staff will not upload your documents for you. The VCCCD does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS. If additional versions of your application are submitted, only the most recent will be considered.

When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Duration of work experience is calculated based off a standard 40-hour full-time work week. Part-time work experience will be prorated based on a 40-hour full-time work week. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. When completing the supplemental questionnaire (if applicable), outline in detail your education, training (such as classes, seminars, workshops), and experience.


Upon completion of the examination, the eligibility list will be compiled by combining the final examination score with applicable seniority and veteran's credits, if any. The candidates will be ranked according to their total score on the eligibility list. Certification will be made from the highest three ranks of the eligibility list. This eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies for up to one year from the date of the technical interview.


All appointments made from eligibility lists for initial appointment or for promotion, with certain exceptions, shall be probationary for a period of six (6) months or one hundred thirty (130) days of paid service, whichever is longer. Classified management, police, and designated executive classifications shall be probationary for a period of one (1) year of paid service from initial appointment or promotion.


Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the Ventura County Community College District Human Resources Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodation should document this request in an email to including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.


If a degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications, an official copy of your transcripts will be required upon hire. If you have a foreign degree and the institution from which your degree was granted is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, foreign transcript evaluation is required if the foreign degree/coursework is used to meet minimum qualifications. The foreign transcript evaluation must be included with your application materials. Visit the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education to search for institutions that are recognized as accredited. If you need your transcripts evaluated, please review the list of agencies approved for foreign transcript evaluation (Download PDF reader) (Download PDF reader). If applicable, an official copy of your foreign transcript evaluation will also be required upon hire.

For more information about the recruitment process at VCCCD, including responses to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit our Classified Careers page.

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