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VICE PRESIDENT OF INSTRUCTION (Chief Academic Officer)

Company

Wenatchee Valley College

Location

Wenatchee, Washington

Job Description

Wenatchee Valley College

VICE PRESIDENT OF INSTRUCTION (Chief Academic Officer)
Wenatchee, Washington

This is a full-time, exempt position expected to start as soon as possible.  The position reports to the Wenatchee Valley College President and is a member of the president’s cabinet.

General Responsibilities: Under the direction of the president, the vice president of instruction provides leadership, vision and direction for instruction, information technology and library services. The incumbent hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates a number of subordinates including faculty, administrators and office staff. The vice president represents the college in appropriate state-wide commissions and councils of the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Formulate, construct, and lead the overall philosophical directions in the various instructional divisions for the college district.
  • Systematically review policies, procedures, programs and services to meet the instructional, technology and library needs of the district.
  • With appropriate input, develop assessment mechanisms and formulate strategies for the improvement of instructional procedures, policies and programs.
  • Administer all credit bearing instructional programs, resources and support services of the college district.
  • Administer all non-credit and entrepreneurial instructional activities programs, resources and support services of the college district.
  • Establish standards and processes for faculty recruitment, retention, development and evaluation.
  • Serve as the chief administrator of the Omak campus.
  • Develop and oversee all budgets relating to instruction, technology and library services.
  • Collaborate with appropriate personnel to ensure adequate short and long term instructional and student development resources and facilities.
  • Lead instruction efforts in planning, including development and implementation of strategic, operational, enrollment management and assessment plans.
  • Provide policy analysis and linkage with state and system initiatives in implementing district wide programs and services.
  • Direct the accreditation reporting and follow-up process for areas under direct supervision.
  • Lead the district in articulation and transfer with other educational institutions.
  • Ensure instructional programs meet the needs of the district’s communities.
  • Participate in community organizations and activities.
  • Ensure adequate opportunities for participatory input into the district’s governance.
  • Perform related duties as requested.

Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree (doctorate preferred).
  • At least three years’ experience in instructional administration (community college experience preferred).
  • At least three years postsecondary teaching experience.
  • Strong skills and experience in strategic planning, instructional program development, fiscal planning and resource management.
  • Knowledge of the mission and philosophy of the community college; high levels of self-motivation and performance; a genuine interest in academic excellence.

OTHER DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • A proven record of scholarship and leadership in promoting educational innovation and improvement.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in successful team building, staff development and conflict resolution.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and appreciation of technology, service learning and competency-based curricula.
  • Experience with branch campus and distance learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership and maintain respect of departments supervised.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop programs and work effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Application process: Interested candidates must submit: 1) a cover letter that describes your interest in the position and addresses how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, and other desirable experience, skills and attributes of the position; 2) a WVC application for employment (available on our web site); 3) a supplemental application (available on our web site); 4) a current resume; 5) unofficial transcripts of all post-secondary education; and 6) the names, email address and phone numbers of four individuals qualified to assess your work-related experience and your ability to perform the duties specified for this position.

For applications, qualifications, description and application procedure, see: http://www.wvc.edu/jobs or call: 509.682.6440 or e-mail jobs@wvc.edu.

Review of applications: will begin on December 6, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Salary and benefits:
Salary: $120,000 annually. Benefits include a retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, medical and dental coverage, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

Contact info: Wenatchee Valley College 1300 Fifth Street Wenatchee, WA 98801 or 509.682.6440 or TDD 509.682.6837/509.682.6853 or e-mail: jobs@wvc.edu or website: http://www.wvc.edu/jobs.  AA/EOE

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Vice President

Department/Division

Benefits

Salary Range

Travel Level

Education

Minimum Experience

Professional Designation

Contact Name

Contact Phone

509.682.6440

Contact Fax

Contact E-mail Address

jobs@wvc.edu

Approved

Yes

Approval Date

11/6/2012 12:00 AM
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