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Senior Admin to LASS and NOVAarts Dean

Northern Virginia Community College
Prince William - 153
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Jul 29, 2021

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Admin and Office Spec III

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Senior Admin to LASS and NOVAarts Dean

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Northern VA Community College


NV280-Provost Woodbridge

Work Location:

Prince William - 153

Hiring Range:

$45,000 - $55,000

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Full Time

Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5pm. Occasional evenings or weekends possible. May require local travel to meetings and events in the Northern Virginia service area.

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Job Description:

General Description:
The purpose of this position is to ensure the smooth operation of the Languages, Arts, and Social Sciences (LASS) division of the Woodbridge campus and to assist the dean in support of the campus division and college’s arts programs (called NOVAarts). The individual who fills this position provides primary support to the dean in campus division and collegewide pathway roles; it manages classified staff in support of the LASS division; it manages all accounting and budgetary codes for the LASS division; it oversees personnel files for full-time and adjunct instructors; it is also responsible for assisting the dean, associate deans, and campus enrollment coordinator to schedule courses offered each semester in LASS division as well as creating the classroom schedules. This position also supports the college’s NOVAarts programs with advisee and/or mentor assignments, events planning, website and publication updates, administration of scholarships, recruitment events, general advising, collection and organization of pathway and discipline group documents in Canvas, and taking minutes at relevant meetings.

Duties and Tasks:
The senior admin will perform a wide range of administrative support functions for the dean, including managing operations for the Woodbridge campus LASS division and also supporting the dean’s college-wide role as pathway dean for NOVAarts. The senior admin will assure that all WO LASS division and NOVAarts pathway units for which the dean is responsible are provided with qualified and properly trained support and assistance to meet their needs at any given time, and coordinate the management, communications, and operational functions by performing multiple support tasks. As a core member of the LASS division leadership team, the senior admin will be responsible for the leading and managing the administrative support operations for all functional units of the LASS division, with a primary support to the Office of the Dean. The senior admin will provide, as needed, administrative support and assistance in adhering to established policies and procedures that pertain to the division, campus, and college guidelines of programs and services. The position interacts with students, faculty and staff within the College, division, and pathway, and externally with members of the community, alumni, and other professionals. The candidate should have excellent customer service skills.

Special Assignments:

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications:

Required KSAs:

  • Outstanding critical thinking and analytical reasoning in problem solving
  • Exemplary people skills
  • Working knowledge of VCCS and NVCC policies and procedures pertaining to instructional division
  • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, SIS, AIS, FIS, ChromeRiver, Canvas
  • Ability to provide support to arts programs, including students, staff, administration, faculty, and community
  • Ability to provide guidance to students, faculty, and staff
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting skills for maintaining division budget and payroll
  • Computer skills including Windows, word processing, spreadsheets, Internet and e-mail
  • Skills to operate standard office equipment including, but not limited to, PC’s, fax machine, photocopiers and telephone equipment
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work with numerical data
  • Demonstrated ability in oral and written communication
  • A team player, excellent customer service skills and values diversity
  • Takes initiative
  • Knowledge and understanding of Virginia financial and personnel regulations

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree
  • Experience providing academic and programmatic administrative support in a college setting
  • Experience in bookkeeping or accounting
  • Experience with MS Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree. Experience with Student Information System (SIS), and Administrative Information System (AIS) or equivalent budgeting software. Supervisory experience. Experience with arts administration support or arts programs in an academic setting.

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Background Check Statement Disclaimer:

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

EEO Statement:

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement:

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement:

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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Working at Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America’s largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through NOVA Online. With over 130 degree, certificate and workforce programs NOVA helps to prepare students to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year institution. Learn more about Northern Virginia Community College at 

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