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Vice President for Instruction

Company

Washtenaw Community College

Location

Ann Arbor, MI

Job Description

The Vice President for Instruction is the chief academic officer of the college and provides leadership, execution and oversight for the degree credit programs within the divisions of Business & Computer Technology; Humanities , Social and Behavioral Sciences; Math, Science and Health; Advanced Technology and Public Service; and Distance Learning. 

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

·        Provide leadership for curriculum, assessment, program review, academic standards, accreditation, and faculty evaluation; library; student success, retention and persistence, enrollment and scheduling; academic facilities; and the instructional budget. Duties include, but are not limited to,

    • Direct the development of new programs and existing services which effectively respond to constituent higher education needs and/or requirements of the WCC service area.
    • Develop, implement and sustain a program of curriculum review and development for all instructional areas.
    • Through Deans, coordinate the development of the master course schedules and approves all academic catalogs and brochures.

o   Responsible for instructional resources, including all classrooms and labs. Makes recommendations as needed for the development and management of campus instructional facilities and equipment.

    • Develop academic and strategic annual plans.

o   Responsible for the leadership of developmental education and student success initiatives.

    • Develop and implement the operating budget for the instructional and learning resources divisions, in collaboration with the Deans and Directors.

·        Responsible for developing, implementing and sustaining strategy for student enrollment, persistence and retention in credit courses and programs.

·        Oversee and direct the academic Deans as listed above and the Dean of Learning Resources (library).

  • Plan and direct the development of staffing patterns and supervise the recruitment and hiring of faculty.  Oversees the evaluation, discipline and discharge of all faculty and instructional administrators and staff.
  • Coordinate the assignment of deans and other liaisons between the College and state agencies, accrediting associations, area institutions in addition to other bodies that relate to instructional matters.
  • Work collaboratively with the Vice President of Economic, Community & College Development in creating a pathway to degree credit academic programs.
  • Play a key leadership role on the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) in the development of college-wide procedures, goals and plans and work collaboratively with other executives on the ELT in the implementation of the initiatives of the strategic plans and in the accomplishments of the goals and mission of the college.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by President.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Doctorate degree (PhD, EdD) required, Degree must be earned at time of application.

·        Ability to exhibit leadership, initiative, enthusiasm, and collaboration with faculty, staff and with external constituents in the execution of the responsibilities of the position.

·        Thorough knowledge and experience with diverse teaching and learning principles and modalities including classroom, hybrid and online teaching, along with current and emerging instructional technology in general and occupational education.

·        Demonstrated ability to foster innovation in teaching and learning within general and occupational instructional areas.

·        Ability to think analytically and creatively in support of the College’s strategic plan, mission and vision.

·        Proven excellent communication and interpersonal skills for effective regular contact with diverse faculty, staff, and external individuals and groups.

·        Ability to work effectively with faculty, administration and staff.

·        Proven management abilities sufficient for directing the resources and activities of a comprehensive community college curriculum having the full range of educational support elements.

Complete online application at https://jobs.wccnet.edu

Application deadline: 3/7/14

Position Type

Full-Time

Job Functions

Chief Executive Officer

Department/Division

Instruction

Benefits

Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Leave, Tuition Reimbursement

Salary Range

130,000

Travel Level

Minimal

Education

Graduate Degree

Minimum Experience

7.00

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Yes

Approval Date

2/6/2014 10:27 AM
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