Vice Chancellor (CC), Academic Affairs Pos #0089079
Title: Vice Chancellor (CC)
Position Number: 0089079
Hiring Unit: Academic Affairs
Location: Windward Community College
Date Posted: August 28, 2019
Closing Date: September 20, 2019
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 11 Month
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Other Conditions: Excluded, non-tenurial, to begin approximately February 2020. Position reports to the Chancellor of Windward Community College.
Duties and Responsibilities
- The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA) is a key member of the Chancellor's executive leadership team and is the Academic Affairs area's chief operation officer. The VCAA is charged with providing leadership and coordination on behalf of the campus in planning, developing, organizing, directing, and evaluating Instructional Programs and Academic Support Services, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Seasoned judgment is exercised in determining the means, methods, and resources necessary to achieve goals and objectives. Work typically includes serving as the instructional liaison with various state and federal agencies and boards and the Legislature; review of faculty promotion and tenure recommendations and of salary adjustments; and development and administration of budgets. The VCAA will be called upon to serve as Acting Chancellor in the absence of the Chancellor.
- As an executive staff member, the VCAA provides innovative leadership in developing, designing, facilitating and implementing campus plans, initiatives, policies, and procedures in Academic Affairs and Academic Support to ensure excellence across the campus. The VCAA must provide effective leadership, direction, support, and open communication to ensure the achievement of short and long-term goals and initiatives, and establish the overall framework for the campus in Academic Affairs so that the campus divisions can accomplish their goals and objectives at the highest standards of excellence and innovation.
- Inherent in the VCAA's leadership role as senior member of the Chancellor's team is the development and support of the campus and system visions, mission, goals, and strategic plan, and the clear articulation of the broader perspective and responsibility to the faculty members and staff within Academic Affairs. The VCAA must judiciously balance the best interests of Academic Affairs with those of the campus, system, and community.
- Coordinates and develops within the framework of the Strategic Plan of the College, new instructional program proposals; evaluates and assesses ongoing instructional programs and student learning outcomes; periodically reviews the Strategic Plan; prepares and executes the State Career and Technical Plan for the College, and its budget; prepares College annual reports and a variety of state reports; coordinates initiatives relating to the College's strategic planning; coordinates reporting and responses for Academic Affairs to accreditation requirements.
- Provides leadership and support for curriculum development and innovations in learning and teaching, and faculty development.
- Coordinates the preparation of the College catalog and class schedules.
- Coordinates enrollment management and student success initiatives in collaboration with Student Affairs.
- Coordinates curricular offerings both on and off campus to general and targeted populations, including early college, distance education, and non-traditional learners.
- Directs activities aimed at inter-institutional initiatives (e.g., international programs, University partners, etc.).
- Working with appropriate faculty, staff, and administrators, prepares annual goals for the Instructional area, including benchmarks for measuring those goals.
- Supervises the Deans of Divisions I and II; collaborates with Deans to establish targets for program/curriculum development.
- Facilitates curriculum and program review and development; expedites development of new programs and/or courses.
- Supervises faculty and staff providing academic support services to the programs of the divisions; this includes recommendations for contract renewal.
- Provides orientation to new lecturers, faculty, and staff; assists faculty in preparing professional development plans.
- Works professionally with members of the administrative staff; prepares interpretive summaries of data and seeks the advice and interaction of administration, faculty groups, and other staff as appropriate.
- Coordinates, develops, and maintains procedures for personnel actions (hiring, contract renewals, tenure, leaves, promotion, and termination) which are consistent with statutory requirements, University policy, union contracts, and the Strategic Plan.
- Coordinates the preparation of the budget and expenditure plans for Instructional and Academic Support Services.
- Coordinates extramural grant proposal development, including personnel, curriculum, and implementation.
- Assists in the development of capital improvement plans for instructional programs and academic support.
- Conducts regular meetings of the Vice Chancellor's Advisory Council.
- Meets regularly with the Chancellor's administrative staff.
- Meets on a regular basis with other community college Vice Chancellors and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, and with the Vice President's staff, and communicates with them as required.
- Receives and resolves complaints, advising from various laws and regulations which govern student, faculty, and staff behavior, and which fall under the areas supervised.
- Engages in appropriate professional development activities.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree or equivalent. (Doctorate in lieu of Master's).
- Experience in an institution of higher learning involving teaching, counseling, or academic support responsibilities, which is at the C5 level or have demonstrated a record of comparable professional experience prior to appointment.
- Experience as an administrator or in carrying out administrative responsibilities with emphases on personnel supervision and budget development and execution.
- Full-time teaching experience in an institution of higher education, preferably a community college.
- Experience in working with an ethnically and culturally diverse population.
- Knowledge of community college philosophy and its programs (liberal arts, career-technical education, etc.)
- Knowledge of community service mission of a community college and its interrelationship to instructional programs and support services.
- Knowledge of relationship between instructional programs and the missions and functions of academic support and student development.
- Knowledge and experience in the delivery of alternative models of instruction, including on-line and distance learning.
- Experience in administering off-site and early college models of instruction.
- Knowledge of alternative models of academic administration, learning theory, or similar post-secondary education training.
- Experience with strategic planning, institutional accreditation, and course and program evaluation and assessment.
- Experience with implementation of best practices in large scale curricular changes and/or student success initiatives.
- Demonstrated ability to organize advisory groups for career-technical disciplines.
- Skills in staff development, program/curriculum development, resource development, and/or computer usage in management of an educational institution.
- Ability and experience in supervision of faculty and/or other professionals (APT).
- Evidence of ability to organize activities and communicate effectively orally and in writing.
To Apply: Click on the "Apply" button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach required documents. Submit the following documents by the closing date:
- Cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications of the position, and;
- Copy of official transcript(s) verifying minimum educational qualification and course work to date, with confidential information (i.e. SSN, date of birth) redacted. Documents other than a copy of an official transcript (i.e., academic record/grade summaries, diplomas, campus reports, unofficial online transcripts, etc.) will deem an application incomplete. Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA, from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). Applicant is responsible for expense of evaluation. Official transcripts will be required at the time of hire if selected.
Letters of recommendation attesting to job performance and personal character are optional. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications are deemed incomplete if materials are unreadable. Materials submitted become property of the College and will not be returned.
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