Representative Duties and Responsibilities
The Chancellor of Rancho Santiago Community College District (“District”) is responsible for overseeing all functions, programs, services, and operations of the District’s two Colleges; Santa Ana College and Santiago Canyon College (“Colleges”), in accordance with federal and state regulations and policies adopted by the District’s seven-member Board of Trustees (“Board”).
The Chancellor provides executive direction and leadership to the District’s academic and classified administrators and staff in all areas of administration, instruction, student services, and other support services. The Chancellor has a primary leadership role for accreditation, ensuring that the District and Colleges meet or exceed eligibility requirements, accreditation standards, and commission policies at all times. The Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the fiscal health and prudent operation of the District. The Chancellor ensures that the District and its Colleges continually improve to meet the diverse and changing needs of students and are actively engaged in outreach to community stakeholders.
The Chancellor fosters a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; leads by example; actively participates in and supports District-wide participatory governance components, activities, and other collaborative processes; encourages professional excellence among the staff and promotes an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.