Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs
Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs
Posting Number: 0001025
Position Status: Full-Time
Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with education and related work experience.
Department: Academic Affairs
Job Summary/Basic Function:
Applicant review will begin on February 19, 2021.
The Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs (AVPAA) is the principal architect of the ideal student experience in all college credit programs. The AVPAA is responsible for tracking key performance indicators and making measurable progress toward the ideal student experience through strategic leadership and supervision of instruction, learning outcomes assessment, program evaluation, and new program development. The AVPAA develops and maintains professional relationships with partners in business, industry, primary and secondary education, and other stakeholders to support shared goals. The AVPAA serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and the Provost's Leadership Team.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- The Ideal Student Experience: Defines, tracks and
reports on the key performance indicators of the Ideal Student
Experience, including disaggregated measures. Uses KPls to guide
decisions across all areas of instruction.
- Guided Pathways: Provides leadership and engages faculty
in developing, implementing and ensuring the quality of guided
- Student Learning Outcomes Assessment: Provides
leadership in the establishment and regular measurement of student
learning outcomes, and the use of data for improving
- Program Evaluation and Quality: Provides leadership for
evaluating and ensuring quality in all aspects of the College's
instructional programs, including the evaluation of faculty and
- Program Development: Plans, designs, develops and
delivers education programs and services that implement the goals
of the College.
- Shared Governance: Supports faculty and staff who
actively participate in their respective assemblies and encourages
the engagement of the assemblies in the development and review of
policies and practices and setting goals for the
- Policy Development: Recommends, develops and implements
instructional policies, procedures and practices that foster and
promote student learning; recommends organizational structures,
personnel and resources to ensure a learner-centered environment at
- Faculty Professional Development: Provides leadership
and engages faculty in setting the direction for and participating
in professional development.
- Student Services Integration: Collaborates with Student
Services to achieve the seamless integration of instruction and
- Management of Personnel: Determine staffing
requirements; supervise, evaluate and conduct performance
evaluations for Academic Affairs administrators, faculty and
- Policy Compliance: Assess policy, staffing and programs
in accordance with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
policies and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges accreditation agency and effect change as
- Internal Partnerships: Works with cabinet areas to
ensure collaborative partnerships in support of academic
- External Partnerships: Develops, fosters and promotes
new opportunities for educational partnerships with public and
private sector entities.
- College Representative: Represents the College to
various external entities and with outside agencies in matters
relating to the College's instructional programs.
- Budget Development: Participates in and supervises the
preparation and recommendation of detailed budgets, with cost
estimates, for areas being supervised. Establishes and maintains
budgetary control of areas being supervised.
- Maintain Confidentiality: Maintains confidentiality of
information regarding students, supervisors and other
- Personal Professional Development: Maintains current knowledge of innovative programs and non-traditional approaches to education.
Additional duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Excellent benefits accrue with this full-time position. This is a security sensitive position.
Lee College does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status.
- Master’s (or higher) degree from an accredited
- Five (5) years of experience teaching at the post-secondary
- Five (5) years of administrative leadership experience at the
- Experience with institutional accreditation
- Experience working with transfer-track students preparing them
to transfer and flourish at the transfer institution
- Experience working with certificate and applied science
students preparing them for employment after completion
- Experience working with educational partners (K-12, transfer
institutions, and other community colleges) and business and
- Success with implementing and sustaining strategies to enhance
and advance student learning
- Leadership experience in personnel management
- Leadership experience in fiscal management
- Leadership experience in strategic planning
- Experience using data to drive decision making
- Grant writing and management experience
- Experience working with local, state, and federal government
- Knowledge of curriculum design, how learning works, and
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Understanding of mission of the comprehensive community
- Understanding and appreciation of the value of cooperative
- Commitment to the effective use of technology in a learning
- Evidence of community engagement
- Must be available to work evenings and weekends as needed
- Experience managing dual credit courses in collaboration with
partner school districts
- Experience implementing Guided Pathways
- PeopleSoft experience
- Knowledge of SACSCOC accreditation standards
- Knowledge of student services, including Registration,
Financial Aid, Scheduling, Student Records, Veterans’ Affairs,
Disability Services, Student Conduct, and Dual Credit
- Bilingual: Able to read, write, and speak both English and Spanish
Campus/Location: Main Campus - Baytown, TX
If other, provide location:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin on February 19, 2021. The posting will remain open until the position is filled.
This position requires applicants to attach the following documents: resume, cover letter, and copies of transcripts for all completed course work. (Official transcripts required upon employment.)
In addition, applicants must include a minimum of three (3) professional references on the online application.
Please do not mail, email, fax, or deliver any documents outside of the electronic application process.
To apply, visit https://jobs.lee.edu/postings/6802
Lee College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, which encourages applications from qualified females, minority groups, veterans, and disabled individuals. It is the policy of Lee College to fully comply with the equal opportunity provisions of all applicable regulations and not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of gender, disability, race, color, age, religion, national origin, or veteran status in areas such as recruitment, selections, training, promotion, demotion, layoffs, terminations, rates of pay, or any other forms of compensation or benefits.