Northern Virginia Community College
Located close to the nation’s capital, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is Virginia’s largest institution of higher education and one of America’s largest community colleges. Enrolling 65,000 students in 2008-09 on its 6 campuses and Extended Learning Institute, NOVA serves the higher and post-secondary educational needs of students from over 170 nations enrolled in over 100 degree and certifi cate programs.
The college meets the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, off ered by an inspired and inspiring faculty.
The Alexandria Campus, including the Arlington Center, annually serves approximately 17,000 students in the credit and approximately 3,000 students in the non-credit programs. Th e Alexandria Campus embraces the rich diversity of the multicultural area that it serves and demonstrates its commitment to student success by fostering an environment of world-class teaching and learning. With strong emphases in the arts, languages, physical and social sciences, and business and IT programs, the campus has four academic divisions which provide off erings in transfer and occupational/technical programs, a comprehensive academic support and student services program, and a growing continuing education and workforce development program. The Alexandria Campus has approximately 170 full-time and 650 part-time teaching faculty and approximately 150 staff .
The successful candidate will be an educator with the following qualities: a demonstrated record of academic, executive and administrative leadership; experience in building and eff ectively managing strong academic programs and student services focused upon student success; a capable leader interested in change; a commitment to community engagement and building partnerships with the community; experience in and commitment to excellence in teaching; experience in working in and fostering a diverse, multicultural, and international community; skilled in management, budgeting, controls and operational procedures; effective communicator; team player with a collaborative leadership style; skilled in eff ective use of information technology for administrative and instructional purposes; and active participation in daily campus activities.
Northern Virginia Community College is an integral part of a region rich in history and tradition, yet the global crossroads of the information technology economy, an important center of biotechnology and biomedical facilities and the progressive home to America’s fastest growing international airport. With excellent public schools and extensive cultural amenities, the region boasts an enviable quality of life. Our past is rich, our future is bright. We invite applications from those who share our vision and our commitment.
Application: Please submit lett er of application and C.V. or resume to NOVA@rpainc.org using NOVA Provost in the subject line. Th e fi rst review of candidates will begin on August 17, 2009. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Th e Virginia Community College System is an Equal Opportunity, Affi rmative Action Employer and actively seeks applications from women and minority candidates.