Assistant Vice President for Programs and Partnerships
About Empire State College:
Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative and nontraditional teaching and learning.
The college continues its 46-year commitment experimenting with new, flexible, and individualized modes of learning through such practices as mentoring students throughout their academic studies, creating individualized degree plans, valuing learning gained from life and work experience, building professional and social student support communities and creating flexible modes of delivery to meet students' diverse learning preferences. The college now boast over 75,000 proud and successful alumni and partners with nearly 20,000 students a year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.
Empire State College is a part of the SUNY System and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, ESC serves mostly working adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees online and onsite at 35 locations across the state of New York and abroad.
SUNY Empire State College seeks an Assistant Vice President for programs and partnerships. The individual selected will be an integral part of the leadership team for academic affairs and assists the provost, vice provosts and deans in the management of Academic Affairs. S/he provides leadership for a diverse array programs and projects that strengthen the college and drive student success. The AVP is an important liaison in communicating and collaborating with administrators, faculty, students, and other stakeholders.
- The ideal candidate will have demonstrated:
- a collaborative, inclusive, and collegial leadership style
- a strong commitment to shared governance
- a proven ability to work successfully with a broad range of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds
- the ability to analyze, develop and adjust systems and processes to support institutional goals
- the ability to clearly explain, both orally and in writing, complex information in a detailed, factual, accurate and convincing manner
- leadership in college-level teaching, including academic quality and assessment
- extensive knowledge and successful experience in academic program development and academic partnership development
- proficiency with a range of data sources relevant to program development and strong quantitative analysis skills
- successful experiences in developing strong relationships with educational partners, regulatory agencies and/or accreditation organizations
- deep knowledge of SUNY System Administration and New York State Education Department approval processes, policies, regulations and laws
- experience with developing academic programming to meet the diverse needs of post-traditional learners
The areas of responsibility include working with college leadership, other senior staff and college faculty to:
- plan future direction of academic programs and partnerships at the college
- develop strategies for new academic program and partnership development to meet college goals
- support the ongoing review and improvement of the college's academic programs
- work with the Office of Enrollment Management to expand new partnership opportunities
- plan and manage the college's fall academic conference
- support the college's strategic planning processes
- contribute to the development of both the OAA and college wide strategic plan
- participate in the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) accreditation process
- An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited US institution or equivalent non-US institution
- faculty experience
- academic administrative experience
- ability to supervise high-level professional staff and personnel
- excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
- exceptional organizational and administrative skills
- demonstrated commitment to diversity in higher education
- experience in academic budgeting and planning
Rank/Salary: $95,000+, Depending on qualifications.
Applications Due by: Applications accepted until position is filled.
Empire State College is an EOE employer.
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