Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Sullivan County Community College
Loch Sheldrake, NY

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Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Posted on September 14, 2021.

SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. Incumbent is responsible for; (1)
guiding and managing planning and assessment for the academic and student services functions of the college, (2) oversight of administration and operations in the academic and student services functions of the college; and (3) serving as the chief administrative officer in the president’s absence, as designated. The Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs provides direct supervision to the academic divisions; Dean of Student Development Services; Dean of Student Success and Workforce Development; Dean of Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Health Sciences,
Director of the Catskill Hospitality Institute, Director of Library Services; Director of Institutional Research, a Senior Administrative
Associate, Coordinator of Instructional Design and Online Learning, and Coordinator of the College for Educational enrichment. This position reports to the President and participates in the President’s Executive Council and Cabinet. It is classified Management

 Doctorate degree from an accredited institution is required.
 Full-time teaching experience, preferably at the community college level.
 At least five years of progressively complex administrative experience at the level of dean or above.
 Experience directing curricula development.
 A commitment to a student-centered learning environment and to the comprehensive community college mission.
 An avid supporter of cultural and ethnic differences.


Planning and Assessment
 Consults with the President and other staff members concerning the short and long-range goals of the College.
 Assists supervisors in the development of unit plans, which are combined into the academic and student services plans and drive
decision making in the units.
 In consultation with faculty and student services personnel, develops, reviews and approves new programs and overall policies
and procedures for the day-to-day operation of the instructional and student services activities.
 Establishes a mechanism for regular and on-going evaluation/program review and audit of academic programs and student
services. Recommends programs for deletion based on annual review findings.
 Directs assessment in the instructional and student services units.

Administration and Operations
 Develops the budget for the instructional and student services unit and, in cooperation with the Finance Office, reviews and
approves budget requests which provide for the attainment of goals in accordance with approved plans.
 With the division chairs, develops the schedule of classes, faculty handbook and other published materials. Facilitates the
development and updating of the College on-line catalog.
 Disseminates to the college community and maintains compliance with SUNY System policy and procedure, including submission
of required reports.
 Oversees the development and maintenance of articulation and cooperative agreements with other institutions of higher education,
BOCES, and business/industry.
 Maintains liaison with community groups and others important to but outside of the College, and handles sometimes difficult and/or
sensitive matters.
 Serves on the President’s Cabinet and other councils and committees as designated.
 May chair the Curriculum Committee of the Faculty Council.
 Participates in the collective bargaining process as a member of the College’s negotiating team by assisting in the preparation of
negotiation proposals, providing information and support to the chief labor negotiator and representing the College, as required, at
labor management meetings.
 Represents the President at meetings, conferences and other events as designated. Acts as chief administrative officer and assists the President by:
 Directing and coordinating the ongoing administration of the College’s instruction and instruction-related service programs and
student services.
 Assuming responsibility for designated phases of the day-to-day operations of the College.
 Completing or overseeing the completion of various special assignments or projects, including Middle State Re-accreditation.
 Provides direction to and assists in the planning for and writing of grants directly related to the academic elements of the college.
 Other reasonable duties as assigned/or appropriate.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration we strongly encourage candidates to submit all
required materials prior to the review start date of November 1, 2021. The hiring range for this position is $96,000-$104,500.

SUNY Sullivan offers an extensive compensation packet for this position, including:
 18 Sick Days (annually)
 24 Vacation Days (annually)
 6 Personal Days (annually)
 Observance of 15 holidays*
 Summer Fridays*
 Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
 Long Term Disability
 Bereavement
 Participation in the NYS retirement system
 403 (b)
 Employee Assistance Program
 Life & AD&D
 Access to onsite Daycare
 And more!

Apply in less than 5 minutes using our Applicant Tracking System at the link below! Please submit your cover letter, CV, statement
of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for 3 professional references

For more detailed information regarding this position, please visit our website at:

Benefits with an * next to it are contractually driven, subject to change. More details upon hire.
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity College

SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. SCCC encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States.

American with Disability Act Requirements

External and Internal applicants, as well as position incumbents, must be able to perform the essential position responsibilities as listed in this position description either aided or unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the college on a case by case basis.


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