|Job Description :
||.Vice President for Academic Affairs
Position Summary: The Vice President for Academic Affairs reports to the President and serves as the chief academic officer of the college. The Vice President has primary responsibility for developing and implementing teaching and learning policy and program review and recommends changes focused on student success. The incumbent will provide vision, leadership, and overall administration for all credit and non-credit courses and programs, library services and outreach centers. Critical components of this charge include ensuring accountability for student learning outcomes; encouraging and supervising academic innovation; overseeing faculty development initiatives; and leading in the strategic planning for, implementation of, and continual review of all instructional programs. Supervises: Academic Deans, Director of Learning Support, Academic Support Department Directors, Directors of Off-Campus Centers, Director of Curriculum & Adjunct Services, and Executive Secretary.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership, direction, and policy formation for the development and implementation of successful academic programs and services that are responsive to student, service area, and college needs. This includes program review and improvement, accreditation and self-evaluation, assessment of student learning.
Oversee the operations of academic affairs and the operations of the campuses located in Jackson, Lexington, and Savannah.Provide leadership in fiscal management for academic division to include academic personnel decisions, budget development, and fiscal accountability.Work collaboratively with staff at the Tennessee Board of Regents and administrators at JSCC in coordinating all academic policies, positions, assignments, academic offerings, academic calendars, and in initiating new programs.Provide leadership for divisional deans in assessing and responding to enrollment trends and issues, including implementation of strategies to improve student access, engagement, and success. Support deans in the encouragement and improvement of teaching and learning.Plan, direct, and evaluate the agenda as prescribed by the Complete College Act of 2010.Actively participate in community-related organizations/associations.
Represent the acting President as needed.Support the values of the College: diversity and equity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity, and service to the College.
Required Qualifications: • Earned doctorate degree from a regionally accredited institution. • Minimum of five (5) years full-time teaching experience in a higher education. • Minimum of five (5) years of senior administrative level leadership experience in higher education. • Documented evidence of the following: leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to promote collegiality and build consensus; ability to promote and achieve a visionary set of goals for the college; ability to plan, direct, and evaluate a complex operation; and ability to solicit external funding via grants, gifts, and partnerships. • Proven leadership in equity and diversity initiatives.
Preferred Qualifications: • An understanding and commitment to the open access policy and philosophy of the comprehensive community college. • Knowledge of the Tennessee Complete College Act and the principles for which it stands.
Pay Rate: 103,444.00 – 129,305.00 Annual salary depending on eligible experience which is defined by the current compensation plan.
Closing Date: 4/2/2022 (This position will close at 5:00 PM CST.)
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants:
To be considered for this position we require an attached resume, cover letter, and unofficial transcripts.
Applicant will be required to complete a background check before hire.