Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs

Media, Pennsylvania
Aug 01, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Student Affairs
Executive Administration Jobs
Provosts, Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Community College


Delaware County Community College (The College) is seeking a dynamic leader for the position of Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs. The Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs is a critical member of the Senior Leadership Team and reports directly to the President.

The Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs is expected to provide academic and administrative leadership to achieve the College’s mission and strategic goals by effectively ensuring the strategic planning, development, execution, and overall quality of the College’s academic programs and student services. The Provost and Vice President of Academic & Student Affairs works collaboratively with others to cultivate strong working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders to promote student success with the use of data, evaluation, promising/best practices, continuous improvement, shared governance, and a myriad of student success strategies. 

Candidates should possess an earned Master’s degree from an accredited college or university, a Doctoral degree is preferred; a minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years of teaching and academic administrative experience in a higher education environment with at least five (5) years at a senior academic administrative level; demonstrated leadership exemplified by the successful implementation of student success initiatives; demonstrated commitment to diversity in programs and personnel, including, administrators, faculty, staff and students; demonstrated commitment to collaboration and transparency; and experience with a multi-campus community college environment is strongly preferred, as well as demonstrated success working in a collaborative manner with faculty represented by a union.

A two-year community college in the Philadelphia area, founded in 1967, the College has grown to serve approximately 24,000 credit and non-credit students each year in Delaware and Chester Counties. With nine locations that offer a total of 28 associate degrees, 23 transfer degrees, and 35 certificate programs, the College offers day, evening and weekend options including on-campus, hybrid and online courses.

The College has been recognized as an Achieving the Dream Leader College, and for eight years in a row has been named a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided no later than October 1, 2017. A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position, current curriculum vitae, and the names of five references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers, and email addresses. All documents should be submitted in pdf format. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number, and email address of the nominee. Greenwood/Asher & Associates (GAA), an executive search firm, is assisting Delaware County Community College in the search.

Applications and letters of nominations should be submitted to:
Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.

42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206

Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272




Delaware County Community College is an equal employment and educational opportunity institution conforming to all applicable legislation that prohibits discrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by state or federal laws in its educational programs, activities, admission or employment policies, as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and other applicable statutes.

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