AVP Acad Affairs Accr & Assess

Dona Ana Community College
New Mexico, United States
$74,460.00 - $111,180.00
Nov 19, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Classification Summary

Responsible for one or several broad-based areas within Academic Affairs for a large Community College under the direction of the CAO.

Classification Standard Duties

Supervises and oversees appointed units and programs. Leads effort in implementing and reporting on continuing grants. Leads effort in developing professional development opportunities for faculty and staff. Assists VPAA with gathering data, reports and other relevant information. Assists VPAA with the daily operations of the office. Represents VPAA and President as needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Supervise appointed units and programs such as accreditation,
assessment, and satellite centers and others deemed appropriate.
Lead effort in implementing and reporting on accreditation and assessment
Ensure compliance with accreditation standards and certification
Collaborate with faculty and staff on a variety of projects including Student Success Initiatives
Collaborate on special assignments with division deans, center directors
and other units reporting to the VPAA.
Assist VPAA by gathering data, reports, and other relevant information.
Provide input into budget process and make appropriate recommendations.
Assist VPAA with the daily operations of the office and ensure policies and
procedures are followed.
Handle routine office matters in a professional, accurate, and timely
Participate in the screening, interviewing and orientation of faculty.
Serve on college committees and task forces.
Assist with special projects as assigned.
Represent the VPAA at meetings and other functions.
Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University’s mission, vision and goals.


Short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.


Develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.

Required Education

Master’s degree in a related field.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.

Equivalency None Preferred Qualifications (optional)

Doctorate degree in related field.
Three (3) years of community college/post-secondary full-time teaching.
Five years (5) administrative experience in academic and/or career technical
Knowledge of assessment techniques used to measure student learning
outcomes as well as broader trends in assessment practices.
Familiarity with accreditation processes.
Experience with academic procedures such as curriculum development,
course scheduling, faculty hiring, and use of instructional technology.
Proven record of management, leadership, problem-solving, and
consensus-building. Ability to foster a cooperative and productive work
Familiarity with budget. Skill in organizing resources and establishing
Needs of students, both traditional and non-traditional, from diverse ethnic,
educational, socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.