Vice President of Academic Affairs

Greenwood, Greenwood County
Jan 27, 2014
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Piedmont Technical College, one of South Carolina's leading comprehensive two-year colleges is seeking an experienced, innovative administrator to lead the college's academic programs as Vice President for Academic Affairs. As chief academic officer of the college, the Vice President for Academic Affairs reports directly to the President, and is responsible for the academic and continuing education curricula of the institution, providing leadership for all credit and non-credit programs in support of the college's mission, and ensuring academic excellence. The Vice President for Academic Affairs works collaboratively with the President, Vice Presidents, Department Chairs, faculty, and other departments as necessary to manage the processes through which instruction is delivered at the college, to develop and oversee academic policy, and to articulate and execute a long-term vision for academics at Piedmont Technical College that supports the college's strategic plan and meets the needs of the communities it serves. Reporting to the Vice President are: the Academic Deans, Continuing Education, Online Learning, Grants, Library Services, Dual Enrollment, Dean of County Campuses, and Institutional Effectiveness. Essential Functions: •Provides leadership, guidance and supervision of faculty and staff providing credit and non-credit courses of study on the main campus, (6) county campuses, and oversees the Dual Enrollment program in the region's high schools. •Oversees staff and faculty members responsible for regional and program accreditation, institutional research, grants, and library support, and County Campus operations. •Recommends new educational programs and initiatives, and establishes partnerships and articulations with other institutions to benefit the college's students. •Supervises budgeting and expenditure of Academic Affairs division. •Works effectively with the South Carolina Technical College System Office and educational officers at other Colleges and Universities. Represents and advocates for college at functions as necessary. •Develops and executes a training and professional development program for faculty and staff in Academic Affairs. A master's degree plus seven (7) years of progressively responsible related work experience, preferably six (6) years of progressively responsible related work experience in education or a discipline related to programs offered by the college is required. Preferred Qualifications: •An earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution plus five years of senior educational administrative experience directly related to the position summary and essential functions listed above in a comprehensive community college setting. •A broad range of experience in all facets of academic affairs including program and curriculum development, assessment and instructional design including technology enhanced delivery methods, advisory committees, program and regional accreditation processes, and the ability to develop strong faculty relations. •Demonstrated success in developing and executing a forward-looking, long-term vision and strategic plan informed by evidence-based assessment to guide the development of Academic Affairs. •Demonstrated success in improving student learning, engagement, retention & graduation in an academically and demographically diverse setting. •Demonstrated leadership experience to include strategic and tactical planning, staff organizational development, financial management, and project governance. Knowledge of common processes and systems in higher education. •A participatory leadership style, and demonstrated creativity and flexibility in problem solving. For more information about this position and Piedmont Technical College visit Qualified applicants meeting minimum requirements must apply online and attach a letter of interest, a current resume, and copies of transcripts to the State of SC Employment Application at All requested information must be received before candidate’s application will be reviewed. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of application. Paper, faxed or emailed applications/resumes will not be accepted, reviewed or responded to. Applicants selected for interview must provide transcript copies at interview. AA/EOE