Vice President for Academic Affairs
- Nashville State Community College
- Location: Nashville, Tennessee
- Category: Executive-Administrative Vice President
- Posting Date: 08/10/2020
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Nashville State Community College invites applications for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). As Chief Academic Officer of the College, the VPAA reports to the President, is an important member of the Senior Leadership Team and is responsible for providing dynamic and effective leadership for instruction, instructional support and extended campus location.
The VPAA search committee will begin the review of applications in September and continue until an appointment is made. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by August 28, 2020. Applicants must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three professional references with contact information, and unofficial copies of college transcripts. To upload these documents and complete the required Tennessee Board of Regents online application, please visit: https://www.tbr.edu/hr/institution-jobs
TITLE: Vice President for Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: President
LOCATION: White Bridge Campus (Occasional travel throughout the service area is expected)
RATE OF PAY: $99,077 - $128,800 annual salary depending on experience
JOB OBJECTIVE: To provide dynamic and effective leadership for instruction, instructional support and extended campus locations of the College. The position manages the fiscal resources of areas supervised. In collaboration with Student Affairs and other appropriate units, works to strategically enhance student learning and success. The Vice President is responsible for ensuring the quality, offerings, delivery methods and locations of the college’s academic programs are in alignment with the existing and emerging needs of the workforce.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Provides effective leadership in collaboration with faculty, staff, senior administration and external stakeholders.
- Leads Academic Affairs team in continuous review and evaluation of instruction and in assessment of curricula and student learning outcomes. Manages the use of quantitative and qualitative assessment measures to make curricular and programmatic decisions.
- Works with personnel from all areas of the campus in providing and improving educational services for students, prospective students, and employers.
- Maintains a college culture that encourages faculty and staff to develop effective and innovative instructional methodologies and practices to ensure student success.
- Supervises the management of fiscal resources in Academic Affairs.
- Serves as academic liaison to Tennessee Board of Regents and builds connections with community, government, industry, and educational partners to strengthen academic programs and support student success
- Works with institution’s SACSCOC Liaison to coordinate ongoing accreditation activities, including program specific accreditation, in all academic areas.
- Represents the College in various capacities to external stakeholders.
- Fulfills responsibility for various other duties as assigned by the President.
- An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher education required.
- Minimum of three years successful full-time post-secondary teaching experience or comparable experience.
- Minimum of five years successful administrative experience in a leadership role in an institution of higher education or comparable experience.
- Successful experience developing, implementing and assessing academic programs.
- Record of serving as an advocate for faculty.
- Demonstrated successful experience in strategic planning, fiscal management, resource allocation and personnel supervision.
- Demonstrated success working and building external partnerships with employers, community and external constituents.
- Experience working in a diverse environment.
- Strong communication and organizational skills.
- Community College administrative and teaching experience.
- Experience at a multi-campus urban community college.
- Demonstrated experience in increasing enrollment and retention.
- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive environment and closing equity gaps for underrepresented populations.
- Experience leading organization and/or culture change
EMPLOYMENT DOCUMENTS: Current Federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed