Vice President of Academic Affairs - Job Opportunities at Atlantic Cape

THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO FULL TIME CURRENT ATLANTIC CAPE EMPLOYEES General Description: The Vice President of Academic Affairs position reports directly to the President and is the College’s Chief Academic Officer. S/he has responsibility for planning, coordination, supervision, evaluation and development of Academic Affairs programs. These functions include all academic programs of study, continuing education operations, and academic support services. This position oversees the college’s instructional, instructional support, workforce development, developmental education, and technology programs. Strategically manages the college’s academic programs and collaborates with the Student Affairs and Enrollment Management leadership team, in support of the college’s student success initiatives and retention strategies and plans. The Vice President of Academic Affairs will ensure that the college is focused on providing quality instruction and will provide the leadership necessary to move the college, faculty, and staff forward in the implementation of policies and practices that promote and achieve the college’s core themes. Works with the college community at-large in the creation, implementation and assessment of best-practice academic program development, student success initiatives and retention goals. Serves as chief officer in efforts related to institutional accreditation and accreditation/program reviews of specific academic programs within Academic Affairs.

Vice President of Academic Affairs

Posted: 06-13-2018
Campus: No Preference
Salary: TBD
  • Reports to the President
  • Provides primary operations responsibility for all curricula, instructional and programmatic aspects of the college’s academic and continuing education programs, academic support programs and initiatives
  •  Provides leadership in the development of policy, procedure, programs and systems in support of academic programs and student success initiatives
  •  Provides executive leadership (including assessment/accreditation review) in academic program selection, the development of academic articulation agreements, current and emerging instructional delivery systems, and on-going community workforce training needs
  •  Provides leadership and oversight for the implementation of institutionally supported student success strategies
  •  Ensures a collaborative working relationship between faculty and Student Affairs staff in implementing student success strategies
  • Responsible for the management and overall formative and outcomes-oriented assessments of all instructional programs, courses, and academic support (including basic skills and remediation learning)
  •  Provides leadership to academic support services (tutoring, learning assistance center, instructional technology, assistive technology, skills labs, library services)
  •  Provides institutional leadership across all academic disciplines and organizational units in support of academic offerings and emerging student success initiatives
  •  Co- chairs the Institutional Effectiveness Committee
  •  Assists in the identification of grant and other external resources to advance academic programs and student success initiatives of the college
  •  Provides direction and oversight in the development of partnership programs between the college, local high schools, academic/technical advisory boards, select community-based organizations, area social service agencies, and other institutions of higher learning, both two-year and four-year public/private in areas such as dual enrollment, continuing education, and career and transfer pathways
  •  Collaborates with Student Affairs and Enrollment Management regarding articulation agreements with four-year colleges
  •  Collaborates in the development of initiatives that foster readiness for future college students at the middle and high school levels
  •  Models and implements effective management strategies with academic affairs employees in such areas as on-going professional development, mentoring and customer service awareness, conflict management and consensus building
  •  Develops, implements and monitors the division budget
  •  Provides guidance, direction and leadership to faculty and staff in the implementation and sustainability of the outcome assessment cycle
  •  Provides leadership in the identification and recommendation of new and emerging technologies, as well as relevant applications of present MIS system, in support of academic student success (e.g., WebAdvisor.) and instructional effectiveness
  •  Leads in the development of a climate that promotes and supports innovation and improved services to students and the community
  •  Ensures all departments act in compliance with FERPA, Title IX, Title IV, Clery Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and other federal and state regulations, college policies, procedures and accreditation standards
  •  Leads the management team in the development and evaluation of curriculum, programs, services and progress toward meeting goals and objectives
  •  Supports Academic efforts to source, recommend and implement state-of-the-art equipment/technology to efficiently support the college’s strategic plan and objectives
  •  Performs related duties as assigned
Minimum Requirements:
  • Earned Doctorate in Higher Education Leadership, Higher Education Administration, Adult Learning or related field
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative, management and leadership experience in higher education, preferably in a community college setting, with three years of supervisory experience
  •  Proven leadership experience in advancing student success initiatives
  •  Demonstrated experience in planning and monitoring budgets
  •  Demonstrated experience with regional regulatory bodies
  •  Demonstrated experience in curriculum and assessment
  •  Two (2) years teaching experience in higher education
  • This position may require flexible scheduling to include evenings and weekends and duties at any Atlantic Cape location.
  • This is an Exempt Administrative position

This position is only open to full time current Atlantic Cape Employees.

Candidates must send a letter and resume to the Human Resources Specialist, Atlantic Cape Community College, 5100 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330. Email to Deadline: 06-19-2018.

As a "New Jersey First Act" Employer, Atlantic Cape Community College requires new employees who live out of state to establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies. Learn more.