Vice President of Academic Affairs




About Roxbury Community College:

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, two-year College serving a diverse community, including people of color, recent immigrants and non-traditional populations. The College's mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high-quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL, and community education. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Roxbury Community College strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its staff. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.


Job Description:

The Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs (VPASA) is the Chief Academic Officer for the college and responsible for all academic programs, faculty, and staff for both credit and non-credit programs. The Vice President oversees all academic policies and operations.

Supervision Received: Reports to the Executive Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness, Academic and Student Affairs.

Direct Supervision Given:

Associate Vice President, Workforce

Dean, Arts and Humanities

Dean, STEM

Director, Library

Essential Functions:

Provide leadership to achieve the academic mission of Roxbury Community College.

Develop, implement and evaluate all programs and service in the division.

Create, manage, and approve all budgets, grants, expenditures.

Supervise and administer evaluations of faculty and staff.

Work with marketing to create the college catalog, student handbook and college promotional materials.

Create in collaboration with the faculty, the college academic calendar.

Ensure college compliance with all accreditation and regulatory agencies.

Manage the hiring process for faculty and staff.

Work with local business to create academic programs that match projected industry needs for employees.

Ensure that programs and services are in place to assist all students to be academically successful.

Collaborate with Student Life to increase student engagement and that support instruction.


Requirements:

Knowledge Required:

The Vice President of Academic Affairs must have knowledge and experience in:

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO); co-requisite remediation; distance education and other educational strategies that promote student success and instructional flexibility;

Computer management systems for students records, retention, and budget administration;

State and federal regulations; and

Accreditation for the institution and academic programs.

Job Requirements:

Master's Degree required; Doctorate preferred from a regionally accredited institutional of higher education.

A minimum of three years experience in higher education administration.

Teaching experience in a higher education institution

Successful experience in grant securement and management.

Excellent time management and communication skills.

Exceptional communications skills/Proven ability to communicate effective with a diverse range of constituencies

Ability to manage multiple projects independently.


Additional Information:

This is a full-time Non-Unit Professional (NUP) position, with full benefits.

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the U.S.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation. Including but not limited to:

Reasonable Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time


Application Instructions:

Application Deadline: This position will remain posted until filled.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and transcripts.

All offers of employment at Roxbury Community College are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights


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