Columbia, South Carolina
Mar 22, 2021
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SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Under  the  leadership  of  the  System  President,  serves  as  the  Vice  President  for Academics,  Student  Affairs  and  Research  for  the  SC  Technical  College  System.  The  Vice  President  is  an  Executive  Staff  level position  with  decision-making  authority  for  system-wide  activities  in  support  of  the  development,  implementation,  and  regular evaluation of all educational programs, activities, and student support services, research and accountability functions offered through the SC Technical College System.   Responsible for coordinating and directing the strategic agenda for several key areas system- wide: Academic Affairs, Student Services, Institutional Research, Compliance, and Academic Partnerships. Provides leadership and advice to Vice Presidents at the sixteen colleges who hold similar vice president or director roles. Additionally, provides information and  counsels  the  State  Board,  System  Presidents,  and external  stakeholders  on  emerging  trends  and  practices  in  career  and technical education programs. Oversees more than 15 college peer groups, that meet regularly to discuss academic, student, and/or compliance related issues. Manages the development and implementation of audit policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure that the statutory responsibilities for accountability and quality assurance in all academic and student services activities and programs are met.  Serves as a principal agency liaison for educational programs and services with business and industry representatives, federal and  state  agencies  and  organizations,  including  the  US  Department  of  Education  and  Labor,  the  South  Carolina  Commission  on Higher Education, the South Carolina Department of Education, the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, and the  Office  of  the  Governor.  The  Vice  President  is  involved  in  secondary  and  postsecondary  technical  education  programmatic planning and implementation.  Responsible for institutional effectiveness to support performance funding, data collection and analysis, development and implementation of innovative training programs and oversight of the motorcycle rider education program. Serves as principal advisor to the System President on all matters relating to academic programs and student services provided through the SC Technical College System.

SBTCE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree and seven (7) years relevant program experience.

PREFERRED MININIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A doctoral degree in higher education or an academic discipline with experience in  educational  administration  and  management.  Requires  thorough  knowledge  of  SACSCOC  standards,  SC  Commission  on Higher  Education  and  US  Department  of  Education’s principles  and  guidelines  governing higher education. Requires knowledge of state and federal laws and legislative processes as they relate to higher education. Requires ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with a variety of stakeholders, in  missions, and other groups.   Ability to manage a wide variety of priorities under significant time constraints.


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Persons interested in this opportunity should apply online at and select SC Technical  College  System,  System  Office  from  the  agency  listing.   Please  complete  the  State  application  to  include  current  and previous  work  history  and  education.  A  resume  may  be  attached,  but  not  substituted  for  completing  work  history  and  education sections of the application or to determine if an applicant has met the minimum qualifications and additional requirements for the position.  The SC Technical College System provides affirmative action and equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, sex, - including the basis of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, national origin, age, religion, or disability.



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