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Vice President for Academic Affairs

Doña Ana Community College
Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Community College

Vice President for Academic Affairs

Doña Ana Community College invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) seeks an innovative and collaborative scholar who is prepared to serve as the academic leader of a complex institution that is strategically focused on meeting the educational and training needs of Doña Ana County and southern New Mexico. The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) reports directly to the President/Chancellor and is responsible for the academic operations of a multi-location community college. The VPAA supervises the academic deans, plus administrators and staff. The VPAA will be an actively engaged, effective representative of the DACC community and a person of the highest integrity.

Doña Ana Community College (DACC) is a two-year public community college, one of three community colleges in the NMSU system. DACC is governed by the NMSU Board of Regents through an operating agreement between the university and the boards of education of the Gadsden, Hatch, and Las Cruces School districts. DACC is a Hispanic-Serving Institution that offers both career and technical education programs, and general education and transfer programs, as well as non-credit workforce development opportunities at nine locations throughout the County.

For additional information regarding the College and the desired qualifications and characteristics of the successful candidate, please visit:ña-ana-community-college



The DACC VPAA Search Committee will begin reviewing and evaluating applications as they are received and will continue to accept and review credentials until the position is filled. To assure best consideration, applications should be received by April 12, 2024. All nominations, inquiries and applications will be received and evaluated in full confidence and remain confidential.


Candidates are requested to submit the following documents in PDF format:

  • A letter of interest that responds to the Opportunities & Challenges and the Qualifications & Qualities sections of this profile.
  • A current CV or resume.
  • Names and contact information (telephone # and email address) for five references, none of whom will be contacted until a later stage of the search or without the formal permission of the candidate.


All application materials will be received in full confidence and should be submitted through the AGB Search portal system accessible via this link.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to:


Richard Wueste, Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search / (540) 431-5131

NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. NMSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.



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