VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) provides college-wide leadership to develop and implement academic programs that promote student success. The VPAA will report directly to the President, serve on the President’s Cabinet, and represent the institution at local, state and national meetings. As the Chief Academic Officer of the institution, the VPAA is responsible for articulating KCKCC’s academic vision and working collaboratively with deans, directors, teaching chairs, and faculty.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Plans, develops and implements innovative programs
- Determines academic needs of the community
- Develops policies and procedures related to academic faculty and programs
- Leads the educational planning processes and the maintenance of the Educational Master Plan.
- Assesses and evaluates student learning and academic program outcomes
- Identifies and assists in the acquisition of instructional resources
- Administers the curriculum development, approval, and review processes
- Develops and monitors partnerships with businesses, government agencies and other academic institutions in planning and delivering educational programs
- Collaboratively prepares the class schedule, academic calendar, College catalog, and other publications
- Recruits and retains quality academic leaders
- Supervises allocation and management of the instructional budget
Deans and Directors in the Academic Divisions
To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, skills, and abilities required.
DEMONSTRATED EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- Exhibit knowledge of the comprehensive mission of a community college
- Leadership style that fosters collaboration, respect and teambuilding
- Significant experience with assessment, student learning outcomes and pedagogy
- Effective and open communication style that engages employees at all levels in the decision-making and follow-through processes
- Successful experience in building partnerships with various constituencies
- Work within a system of participatory governance
- Engage in innovative strategies to establish and maintain internal and external consensus
- Demonstrate cultural competency, including successful experience working with diverse groups
- Purposefully utilize data and other predictive analytics to identify trends, foresee problems, and resolve conflicts
- Manage the operation of a complex organization serving diverse communities
- Positively represent the College in the community, region, state, and nation
PLEASE NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES A DEGREE. PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS TO YOUR APPLICATION. OTHER ATTACHMENTS SUCH AS COVER LETTER OR RESUME CAN ALSO BE UPLOADED AND ATTACHED TO THE APPLICATION. AN INCOMPLETE APPLICATION MAY CAUSE DISQUALIFICATION.
- Earned doctorate from an accredited institution is required
- Three (3) years full-time teaching in a post-secondary institution
- Five (5) years of progressively responsible senior administrative experience in a higher education institution
- Within twelve (12) months of employment, residency within Wyandotte County may be required
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items. The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.
Dependent upon education and experience
HOW TO APPLY
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. CST, December 15th
, 2016. The position will remain open until filled.
To apply, you must submit these three (3) separate documents:
- A letter of application that succinctly addresses the opportunities and challenges identified in the position description and how your experience and professional qualifications prepare you to serve the needs of KCKCC.
- A current resume including an email address and cellular telephone number.
- A reference list with the names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of eight references: three supervisors, two direct reports and three faculty members from current or former institutions.
These three (3) documents will be the only application information presented to the Vice Presidential Search Committee.
Go to www.kckcc.edu to apply.
In addition, you must send a paper copy of your application to:
Office of Human Resources
ATTN: Kimberly Rudler
7250 State Ave.
Kansas City, Kansas 66112
For additional information, nominations or inquiries please contact:
Ms. Kimberly Rudler, Director of Organizational Development and Human Resources
(913) 288-7646 (office)