The Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs (VPASA) is an executive-level position and the chief academic officer of the college, reporting directly to the President. The position provides leadership and vision for the efficient and effective delivery of quality academic programs and student services in order to meet the needs of students, employees, and the communities served by a multi-campus, regional, and comprehensive community college. The VPASA is the executive vice president at the college and the first administrator to act as designee for the President when out of town on leave or business.
The individual will provide leadership in:
Planning, implementing, and evaluating all instructional and student services programs in collaboration with the president, appropriate administrators, faculty, and staff members.
Collaborating with regional school districts in the delivery of academic programs and student services.
Leading master academic planning, formulating academic policies and procedures, supervising and evaluating all occupational programs, general education and developmental education courses, instructional and student assessment, accreditation, and all student services (admissions, counseling, financial aid, recruiting, registration, student government, and supplemental services) to ensure activities and results improve student learning.
Supervising and supporting Academic Deans, the Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of Intellectual Property and Instructional Technology, The Director of Technology Services and all support personnel in the organizational units.
Monitoring expenditures in the approved allocations of each area and reviewing the budget allocation process to ensure equity and judicious use of resources needed to meet college productivity targets.
Representing the college at functions and events in the community.
Serving as the CEO of the college in the absence of the president.
Developing and enhancing contacts and partnerships with business, community, and government leaders to identify needs and services the college can provide.
Representing the college at functions and events in the region.
Master's Degree in an academic discipline;
Five years of management experience at the level of dean or higher plus some teaching experience;
Leadership skills and professional/technical experience, which includes a thorough understanding of the teaching and learning process, curriculum design, strategic enrollment management, assessment, research and development, grant development and external funding, all facets of student services, supervision, and contract administration at a multi-campus comprehensive community college;
Excellent communication and human-relations skills;
Evidence of a strong and clear commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion of students and employees;
A demonstrated record of facilitating professional development among faculty and staff members;
A commitment to establishing and maintaining a culture of inquiry;
A demonstrated record of successfully promoting the values of shared governance and participative management;
Experience with budgeting, collective bargaining, and contract administration;
Experience with distance learning and the use of technology to support academic and student affairs operations;
Evidence of successful leadership that promotes innovation and entrepreneurialism.
Doctorate in an academic discipline, education administration or a related field.
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