Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean to Curriculum

Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean to Curriculum

Employer

Halifax Community College
100 College Drive
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-536-2551

Job Location

Office of the President

Salary/Grade

$ 90,000 Annually

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 15, 2018
Closes: Monday, March 19, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Expected Work Hours

TBA

Reports to

HCC President

Employment Type

Full-time

Minimum Qualifications

Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.

  1. Previous faculty experience.
  2. Minimum of one (1) year of senior-level leadership and management experience, preferably in a community college setting.
  3. Demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in the areas of academic affairs, workforce development, and collaborations with student services and other key administrative areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.

  1. Previous faculty experience.
  2. Minimum of one (1) year of senior-level leadership and management experience, preferably in a community college setting.
  3. Demonstrated leadership and accomplishments in the areas of academic affairs, workforce development, and collaborations with student services and other key administrative areas.
  • Collaborative and visionary leadership skills with the ability to encourage improvement, inspire his/her colleagues, and promote dedication, creativity, innovation, and growth; demonstrated effectiveness as a change agent/transformational leader
  • Positive engagement with all staff and the community at large, to include an understanding that instructional and student support areas are stronger when integrated in their purpose and mission
  • Commitment to and understanding of the continued creation and utilization of a culture of evidence in decision-making as articulated in the College’s Strategic Plan; experience linking resources to planning, with appreciation for data analytics and using data to assist with decision-making
  • Knowledge of enrollment management issues and operations, and commitment to student success; experience developing programs for non-traditional students and in online and hybrid program delivery;  A focus on the design and implementation of Pathways to support students’ goals and achievements.
  • Commitment to fostering teaching excellence, encouraging innovation and experimentation in pedagogy and course design and delivery
  • Collegial team orientation, including encouraging deep alignment,  integration and collaboration between and among Student Affairs; Administrative Services; Institutional Effectiveness & Advancement; and the office of the President
  • Understanding of demographics affecting higher education and ability to articulate challenges and opportunities before the community college; understanding of traditionally under-served and at-risk student populations
  • Knowledge of instructional pedagogies, learning styles, current research and technologies for enhancement of teaching and learning;
  • Commitment to institutional, state, and national research regarding student success; understanding of current higher education issues, trends and future conversations;
  • Ability to think strategically and prioritize effectively; ability to make difficult decisions in a timely, thoughtful, evidence-based manner;
  • A high level of professional integrity.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, promulgating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Skill in employee development and performance management
  • Ability to delegate authority and decentralize decision-making.
  • Ability to develop and interpret financial data/plans and manage resources.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Effective communication skills; transparency, accessibility, willingness to listen and to try new things
  • Ability to work and lead effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  1. The Board of Trustees requires that Vice-Presidents reside in the service region of Halifax and Northampton Counties. 

Position Description

Description of Work

  1. Oversee implementation procedures pertaining to the instructional programs, library, distance learning, continuing education and the development of related policies.
  2. Recommend to the President personnel to teach in both curriculum and non-curriculum programs along with recommendations for salary adjustments, educational leave requests, etc.; Recommend to the President, on behalf of the Faculty Senate, those students meeting requirements for diplomas and degrees.
  3. Approve requests for travel, personal and sick leave, textbook adoptions and revision, requisitions, purchase orders for instructional programs and Faculty Update funds.
  4. Assist other administrative officers of the College in the formulation of general College policies and procedures.
  5. Work with the President of Administrative Services to establish budget requirements for all areas of Academic Affairs and recommends the Academic Affairs budget to the President; maintains a coordinating relationship between all areas of Academic Affairs and the fiscal division of the College; cooperates with the Vice President of Administrative Services in the development and implementation of the College’s budget.
  6. Participate in developing future plans for the institution; Responsible for interpreting data and evaluating needs for new programs and status of current programs.
  7. Attend professional seminars and workshops related to resource development, marketing, public relations, management and supervision, organizational communication, and other areas.
  8. Ensure that all stakeholders in the College are treated fairly and well, having experienced the highest in customer service.
  9. Serve on various College committees; serve as a representative of the College for special events; participate in College events and activities.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply

Interested, qualified applicants must submit a cover letter, a completed Halifax Community College application, resume, and transcripts for consideration of employment. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications. Only completed and signed application packets will be considered. Official transcripts are required upon hiring.

The cover letter should be typed and should address each of the items listed in the Education and Experience requirements of the posting. The items should be formatted as subheadings, and your relevant experience should be provided below each subheading. Please bold each subheading.

Application

Right-click here to save HCC's Employment Application Form. (You will need a PDF viewer, such as Adobe Reader- the form is type-able and savable). Print and fill out the form, then mail it to the address below.

Send applications to (and for application information, contact)

Margaret Murga
Halifax Community College
P.O. Drawer 809, Weldon, NC 27890
(252) 536-7242
(252) 536-5465 (fax)
OR you may bring them by the Personnel Office Room 303-B

Job Post Contact

Margaret Murga