Vice President for Academics & Workforce Programs

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Vice President for Academics & Workforce Programs Notice

Our Wye Mills and Cambridge Center campuses will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Spring classes will begin on Tuesday, January 22, 2019.


Administrative Full-Time Job Number VP-AWP Level Salary based on qualifications and experience. Description

Vice President for Workforce & Academic Programs

Chesapeake College, located on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland, located just 45-50 miles from the Baltimore-Washington D.C., corridor, has an opening for a Vice President of Workforce and Academic Programs. Founded in 1965, the College is governed by a 10-member Board of Trustees and serves the five counties on Maryland’s Upper Eastern Shore. As the first regional, public community college in Maryland, Chesapeake College operates with a regional governance structure that is unique in the state.

As Chief Academic Officer, the Vice President for Workforce and Academic Programs provides leadership and supervision for all credit and non-credit programs, associated personnel, budgets, facilities and equipment. Ensures excellence in teaching and learning and the systematic assessment of student learning outcomes; engages in collaborative governance. Works closely with employers, schools and colleges to ensure that programs are relevant and up-to-date. Maintains knowledge of educational trends and regulations; actively represents the college in the community and at the state and national level. Serves as a member of the president’s senior leadership team to articulate the college’s vision and mission, achieve strategic plan goals and develop policy.

Additionally, the College seeks an individual with a passion for community colleges, and for the Eastern Shore—one who will inspire the community to expand educational opportunity in the region and actively promote academic and workforce development. The vice president will have the opportunity to enhance collaboration and establish partnerships in a rural setting; create new training opportunities to support the regional workforce demands; and help develop a cohesive campus community.


Earned doctorate in higher education, instruction, academic discipline, or comparable professional degree preferred. Relevant Master’s degree with significant progress toward PhD completion required. Formal leadership study a plus. At least five (5 years) full-time teaching experience in higher education. At least two (2) years of progressively responsible leadership positions in academic administration, preferably at a community college. Excellent communication and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated commitment to the mission of a comprehensive community college and learner centered institutions. Regional knowledge and experience strongly preferred.

Confidential applications should be sent in electronic format in MS Word or PDF format to: [email protected] and should be submitted by January 31, 2019. Applications will be held in strict confidence and should include a resume and a cover letter specifically addressing the applicant’s background in relation to the characteristics and qualifications described above.

Chesapeake College is an equal opportunity employer.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

Deadline Date Thursday, January 31, 2019 For best consideration, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please reference the job to which you are applying in the subject heading. Resumes must be in .doc or PDF format. We are unable to open or convert files in other formats.

Chesapeake College is an equal opportunity employer who values the power of diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace.

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Posted: 1/22/2019
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