ANNOUNCEMENT OF VACANCY
POSITION: Vice President of Academic Affairs
EMPLOYMENT DATE: Flexible starting date (to be negotiated)
QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required. Minimum of five years related professional experience that includes a successful record of instructional administration. Successful college teaching experience required. Community college academic administrative leadership and teaching experience preferred. Must have a demonstrated ability to lead collaborative teams and build relationships with internal and external constituencies. The successful candidate will possess a collegial and open management style, effective interpersonal communication skills and a knowledge of the special challenges of today’s community college student. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of:
- the community college mission
- the role of developmental education
- diversity of thought
- academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic diversity of community college students
JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as chief academic officer of the institution. Serves on the President’s Cabinet to provide overall institutional leadership. Develops and administers policies and procedures for all College academic and career/technical programs. Directly supervises two branch campus executive directors, the associate dean of instruction, the associate dean of the Center for Teaching and Learning (e-Learning), the assistant dean of transfer programs, and the assistant dean of career and technical programs. Supervises and provides administrative leadership for all academic and career/technical divisions. Provides oversight for hiring and evaluating all faculty (Faculty Performance Review Program and Division Chair Performance Review Program), and recommends faculty for tenure and promotion as provided by rank and tenure policy and procedures. Ensures the quality and effectiveness of academic instruction at the College. Contributes to the development of and allocates instructional resources to support the Amarillo College Strategic Plan. Chairs the Academic Affairs Committee and provides leadership in the development of academic policies, new program development, and revision of instructional program curricula and assures timely and effective instructional program review. Coordinates and supervises the preparation and management of budgets within areas of responsibility and supports the measurement and assessment of student outcomes. Performs other related activities as assigned by the President of the College.
ASSIGNMENT and SALARY: Twelve month Administrative position (A-16). Salary dependent on qualifications and experience.
SCHEDULE: A letter of interest, completed application, resume, and college transcripts are required for an applicant to be considered. Security sensitive position subject to a thorough background check. Position open until filled.
Please complete the application on line at www.actx.edu/hr.
Amarillo College is a comprehensive, diverse public community college of 11,000 students, designated an Hispanic serving institution by the U.S. Department of Education (26%), located in Amarillo, Texas. Amarillo is a growing community of 190,000, with a diversified economy, excellent schools, vibrant fine arts venues, professional sports teams, recreational opportunities, and 351 days of sunshine a year with an annual average temperature of 59 degrees. Amarillo is located in the heart of the Panhandle of Texas approximately 360 miles northwest of Dallas, 260 miles west of Oklahoma City, OK and 290 miles east of Albuquerque, NM.
AMARILLO COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.