Vice President for Academic Affairs OfficePosition Category:
The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. Job Summary:
At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.
We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.
We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.
To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html
Under the direction of the Campus Leader coordinates campus internal and external community relations; works across all of the College’s divisions to coordinate communication and promotional planning for the campus. Manages the campus event calendar and coordinates with the facilities team to schedule both internal and external events for the campus. In partnership with the Campus Leader develop and manage a variety special campus projects and programs.Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinates communication and promotional plan for the campus and assists the Campus Leader in responding to external community groups, organizations, and individuals. Minimum Requirements:
Coordinate various campus programs and activities designed to support student success
Leads the coordination of a campus cabinet, a small groups of faculty and staff charged with maintaining a welcoming and inclusive campus climate, in collaboration with the Campus Leader
Develop and maintain close working relationships with academic departments and divisions within the college
Develop and maintain close working relationships with external community agencies and other student support providers
Prepares written reports consisting of qualitative and quantitative data, memoranda, draft publications and brochures and other documents as necessary.
Collaborates with the marketing team to provide public information; explains College policies and procedures and coordinates public events.
Performs special projects for the Campus Leader as requested.Performs other related duties as assigned.
Associate’s degree required.Competencies:
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in providing student support with a demonstrated advocacy and commitment to student success and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by community college and developmental education students.
Strong technical aptitude including experience with Microsoft suite and enterprise software systems.
Significant professional experience with problem solving and conflict resolution ·
Well-developed oral and written communication, planning skills, and adaptability ·
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, staff and students essential.
Bachelor’s degree preferredReports To:
Campus LeaderCampus Location:
Primarily located at the Providence CampusFull-time/Part-time:
Part-TimeShift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information:
M-F, 3-4 hours daily, between 8:00-4:00pm ESTWork Schedule:
$24 per hourDesired Start Date:
11/15/2021Position End Date (if temporary or grant):
11/01/2022Number of Vacancies:
1Application Open Date:
11/01/2021Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until all positions are filled. EEO Statement:
To apply for this position, complete CCRI’s online application, and attach a cover letter and resume. Please include information of three references within the application.
If you need assistance with the online application process, please contact Human Resources at 401-825-2311. TTY: 401-825-2313.
CCRI is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
We recognize that diversity and inclusivity are essential to creating a dynamic, positive and high-performing educational and work environment. We welcome applicants who can contribute to the College’s commitment to excellence created by diversity and inclusivity.
CCRI prohibits discrimination, including harassment and retaliation, on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or status as a protected veteran. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination shall be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator at: [email protected]
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