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Vice President, Academic Affairs

Company

Glendale Community College

Location

Glendale, AZ

Job Description

Glendale Community College, located in the metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona area is seeking a Vice President of Academic Affairs to meet the needs of our diverse student body. In nearly fifty years, 500,000 GCC students have graduated with two-year degrees, transferred to a university, completed new career training, or finished an occupational certificate. Additional information regarding GCC can be found at www2.gccaz.edu/

Vice President, Academic Affairs

Job Posting ID #14185

Salary Range: $98,127 - $116,526

Glendale Community College, Glendale, AZ

External Posting Opens 1/13/14, Open Until Filled

Job Summary
PLEASE SEE SPECIAL NOTES FOR APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS. The Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) serves as the Chief Instructional Officer by leading, planning, organizing, and administering the instructional programs and related support activities of a learning-centered college to meet the needs of a diverse student body. The VPAA reports directly to the President and oversees the Dean of Instruction - Arts and Sciences, Dean of Instruction - Career and Technical Education, Dean of Instruction - Academic Planning and Projects and Dean - GCC North Campus; acts as an advisor to the College President in matters pertaining to instructional programs in the Maricopa Community College District (MCCCD); works closely with the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Vice President for Administrative Services and Information Technology; and works with a diverse population of administrators, faculty, staff, students and the public.

Essential Functions
20% - Provides oversight to the college's academic programs and assessment activities including the development of an Academic Affairs Strategic Plan; planning, monitoring, and evaluating the programs including but not limited to the honors program, dual enrollment, developmental education, Art and Photography, Biology, Business and Information Technology, Chemistry, Communication and World Languages, Counseling, English/Reading/Journalism, Fitness and Wellness, Mathematics, Nursing and Allied Health, Performing Arts, Philosophy/Religious Studies, Physical Sciences, Psychology, Public Safety Sciences, Social Sciences, Technology and Consumer Services, Automotive Services; provides leadership regarding institutional and specialized accreditation; coordinates College Curriculum Committee; assures compliance with all external regulatory agencies and organizations for all areas of responsibilities; and promotes innovative approaches to teaching and learning


15% - Has major oversight of student success and outcomes including persistence, and retention and graduation; works to attain and exceed Governing Board outcomes related to improving developmental education, and graduation and transfer


15% - Provides oversight and broad supervision to functional area of library and media services, instructional design, course support, development and design, and curriculum review among others at GCC main campus, GCC north campus and other educational off campus sites, including meeting with functional department heads to plan, review budget, and deal with personnel issues; prepares and monitors budget; and oversees the preparation of master class schedule


15% - Provides supervision of the college's faculty, which includes making faculty load assignments, evaluating faculty, dismissal and granting of appointive status, coordinating faculty professional development, monitoring projects and attending/chairing meetings related to faculty; resolves conflict including instructional grievances by students and complex legal issues


10% - Prepares reports and presentations that represent the college locally, regionally, and nationally


10% - Participates in District leadership meetings such as the VP of Academic Affairs Council and Curriculum Council


10% - Participates as a member of the College's senior management team, which includes setting strategic direction, providing budget input, formulating the Enrollment Management Plan, and representing the college to external constituencies


5% - Provides oversight to the systems supporting the online learning program, which includes leading the development of policy and standards, strategic planning, and outcomes related to online learning.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Master's degree


2. Experience in higher education administration and leadership


3. Experience initiating, developing, and implementing current teaching and learning practices including online learning


4. Experience with organizational, operational, academic and strategic planning


5. Experience with hiring, evaluating, and supervising faculty and staff


6. Experience with teaching at the college-level


7. Experience with accreditation, assessment and program evaluation


8. Experience developing academic related programs for historically under-represented student groups

Desired Qualifications
1. Three (3) or more years of upper level higher education leadership and management experience


2. Experience working in a full service multi-campus and/or multi-college system


3. Three (3) or more years of experience developing and implementing academic strategic plans and outcomes


4. Three (3) or more years of experience with planning and implementing operational and capital equipment budgets


5. Three (3) or more years teaching experience at the college level


6. Doctorate degree

Special Working Conditions May be required to lift up to 20 lbs.; may require numerous evenings or weekends; may require prolonged periods of viewing a computer screen; will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD/GCC locations; must have a valid Arizona Class D Driver's license; must meet district minimum standards regarding driving: http://www.maricopa.edu/legal/rml/vehicle.htm#requirements

Special Notes All CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A POSITION PAPER FOR THEIR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED COMPLETE. Describe any significant initiatives that you have supervised which have had an institutional impact in the following areas. Please respond to all three areas. The response should not exceed 250 words per area. 
1. Academic Strategic Planning


2. Student Success


3. Developing Academic Programs for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

TRAVEL TO INITIAL INTERVIEW IS AT CANDIDATE'S EXPENSE

To Apply: Online applications must be completed, together with resume, cover letter and position paper must be submitted via On Line Application (OLA). Visit www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA Institution

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Vice President

Department/Division

Academic Affairs

Benefits

Salary Range

$98,127 - $116,526

Travel Level

Education

Graduate Degree

Minimum Experience

Professional Designation

Contact Name

Contact Phone

Contact Fax

Contact E-mail Address

www.maricopa.edu/employees/divisions/hr/jobs/current

Approved

Yes

Approval Date

1/17/2014 10:52 AM
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