Associate Vice President for STEM and Health Professions

Jefferson Community College
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
May 12, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Jefferson Community College
Watertown, NY 13601

Associate Vice President for STEM and Health Professions

Jefferson Community College, Watertown, New York, part of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, is conducting a search for an Associate Vice President for STEM and Health Professions. Responsible for providing divisional leadership that supports the mission, vision and strategic goals of the College. Responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, evaluation and management of the School's instructional programs, services, budget and employees of the instructional disciplines/programs in the School of STEM and Health Professions, including Allied Health, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering, Geology, Mathematics, Nursing, Physics, and Zoo Technology.

Provides leadership in curriculum development and revision, academic assessment, strategic planning and budgeting; employs retention strategies to support student success in a dynamic and diverse student population; and fosters collaborative working relationships with faculty and staff within the school and among internal and external stakeholders. The Associate Vice President for STEM and Health Professions will work closely with the College's leadership to advance the mission of the Strategic Plan 2020‑2025.

Responsibilities: Provides strategic, collaborative, innovative leadership and oversight of departmental plans relating to academic programs, curriculum, scheduling and learning environments to assure institutional effectiveness and efficiencies, respond to student needs, and meet accreditation and regulatory requirements. Ensures that School's plans align with and support the College's mission, vision, strategic initiatives and goals. Provides leadership, supervision and guidance to faculty and staff within the school; provides leadership and oversight of programs and curriculum, instructional delivery across all modalities, and academic assessment activities. Fosters development within the school to support Guided Pathways and student success. Develops, manages, and plans School's operating budget(s). Responds to faculty, staff and student concerns in a timely manner, maintaining integrity and appropriate confidentiality throughout the process. Models and maintains high performance professional standards and expectations. Establishes and maintains collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders. Actively participates on and/or leads various College committees, meetings, and workgroups. Actively participates in professional development relevant to higher education and their disciplinary field. Other duties as assigned.

Required: Master's degree from a regionally accredited higher education institution in a field related to an academic area within the School of STEM and Health Professions. Doctoral degree preferred. A minimum of six years of progressive academic administrative experience in a post-secondary institution. Experience working with and supporting a diverse student and faculty/staff population.

Applicants must interact and communicate effectively with diverse populations, foster inclusion, and promote equal access and treatment for groups traditionally under-represented in higher education.

Preferred: Post-secondary teaching experience in a field related to the School of STEM and Health Professions; experience teaching or managing delivery of online coursework; community college teaching and/or administrative experience; demonstrated experience in the supervision, management, evaluation and development of faculty; curriculum/program development and assessment; ability to demonstrate inclusive pedagogical approaches to classroom instruction encouraged; experience working with a unionized faculty.

To Apply: For additional information about the College and this posting, please visit, and select “Careers at Jefferson”. You may apply by selecting the “Apply Now” button. A letter of application (cover letter), résumé, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references are required. Review of applications will begin immediately. For consideration, completed applications must be received by Wednesday, June 2, 2021. Finalists will be responsible for interview-related expenses.