Associate Vice President of Academic Technology and High Impact Practices

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Associate Vice President of Academic Technology and High Impact Practices

This is an internal search for current FLCC employees only.

In direct support of the mission, vision and strategic plan of FLCC, the AVP of Academic Technology and High Impact Practices is responsible for assisting with the administration and management of the online learning program including fully online and hybrid courses for the College and will provide support for programs that are consistent with the College’s mission and strategic plan. The AVP works with faculty and staff to develop high impact practices in the areas of technology, teaching, pedagogy, instructional design, and retention. The AVP will work closely with the Information Technology department to implement classroom technology to align technology with pedagogy.

1. Qualifications:

A. Educational Background: Minimum of Master's Degree, including experience in online learning, academic technology, and adult education.

B. Experience: Three years full-time administrative experience in a position supervising staff in the implementation of academic technology and high impact practices. Community college experience preferred. Teaching experience required: community college teaching experience preferred.

C. Special Skills:

    1. Superior written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to use these skills for effective interactions with all members of the College community, particularly faculty, professional staff, and administrators. Evidence of a collaborative leadership style, creativity, and innovation.
    2. Demonstrated understanding of the teaching and learning process; understanding of innovative pedagogy and student support systems.
    3. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects and lead change in the division.

2. Essential Functions:

A. Online Learning:

  1. Responsible for the maintenance, development and updating of web-enhanced, hybrid and fully on-line courses and degree programs complying with standards and requirements defined by SUNY, the State Education Department, Middle States, and other regional and programmatic accrediting agencies.
  2. Develop policies and procedures for the development and delivery of online courses.
  3. Provide oversight to faculty, both adjunct and full-time, teaching in the online environment including promoting best practices for continued improvement in online course instruction.
  4. Facilitate the resolution of student issues that result from online classes.
  5. Collaborate with other members of the College community to maintain both the pedagogical and curricular requirements of web-enhanced, hybrid and fully online courses to ensure effective delivery of course materials.
  6. Work with the Division of Assessment, Planning, and Continuous Improvement to develop and implement an online learning assessment plan.
  • Serve as the administrative liaison to Open SUNY/SUNY Online, attend meetings and participate in training as required with Open SUNY/SUNY Online and other external online partners.
  • Work with department chairs to determine the appropriate number of sections of hybrid and online courses each semester.
  • Develop operational plan for online learning in accordance with college strategic planning process.
  • B. High Impact Practices:

    1. Work as a collaborative partner on the Academic and Student Affairs leadership team to support, grow and enhance special academic programming initiatives such as internships/applied learning experiences, undergraduate research, and other academic enhancements as relevant to the learning outcomes of the division.
    2. Develop policies and procedures and provide leadership related to the use of high impact practices to increase student retention.
    3. Provide leadership and oversight for the operation, management and growth of Applied Learning initiatives.
    4. Collaborate with other members of the college community to support technology related to retention efforts. (including but not limited to Starfish)
    5. Work closely with the Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs to ensure that new programs and courses integrate high impact practices into the curriculum.
    6. Act as an administrative liaison to the Center for Teaching and Learning for supporting academic technologies (e.g., Blackboard, Starfish) and provide professional development and training opportunities.

    C. Academic Technology:

    1. Work with faculty and staff in Academic Affairs to develop and implement innovative instructional delivery opportunities to meet the needs of a variety of student populations.
    2. Develop policies and procedures related to the delivery of synchronous classroom environment.
    3. Develop policies and procedures for the utilization of academic technology designed to improve student retention in all courses (traditional face-to-face, hybrid, online).
    4. Work with Computing Services staff to develop and implement plans to increase the use of technology in the classrooms and throughout the campus.
    5. Manage the college’s Student Satisfaction of Teaching survey process and work with the College community to improve results.
    6. Manage the college’s class cancellation and outreach software.

    D. Other:

    1. Create and manage budget for Associate Vice President of Academic Technology and High Impact Practices office.
    2. Supervise and evaluate staff in online learning, applied learning, and Starfish team.
    3. Manage service area assessment process for Academic Technology and High Impact Practices office and assist the offices of applied learning and online learning with their assessment process.
    4. Other duties as assigned by the Provost, Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs.

    The starting salary is $83,984 and commensurate with experience.

    Application Instructions:

    Applicants interested in applying MUST submit the following documents via online:

    1. Resume/Cv
    2. Cover letter

    For full consideration apply by 8/19/19
    Applications will only be accepted online.
    Address your online cover letter & resume to:
    Grace Loomis, Director of Human Resources.

    Finger Lakes Community College does not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student or applicant for admission based on an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education.




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    Posted: 8/13/2019
    Application Due: 9/3/2019
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