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Vice President of Academic Affairs

Bay College - Main Campus
Michigan, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 15, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officers & Vice Presidents, Distance Education Programs, Faculty Affairs, Deans, Executive, Other Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Position Title Vice President of Academic Affairs Pay Grade Level E-20 FLSA Exempt Benefits
Health, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending and dependent care accounts, health savings accounts, Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Systems or TIAA 401(a) 12% employer contribution, TIAA 403(b), generous sick and vacation time, paid holidays, modified summer schedule, YMCA membership, Wellness Program, tuition reimbursement and professional development support. Department Academics Campus Location Escanaba Min Salary $92,564 Max Salary $115,705 FTE
1 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Position Type Administration Job Summary/Basic Function
The Vice President of Academic Affairs serves as the chief academic officer of the college. The position provides leadership and direction in all areas related to instruction, student learning and workforce development. The position is responsible for: the development, coordination and planning of innovative curriculum development, both credit and non-credit; student academic support services; fostering the academic growth and professional development of faculty and staff within academic affairs and academic support, budget management, including grants within academic affairs; administration of academic programs and related activities and student achievement recognition. The position ensures that the college’s strategic priorities, goals and initiatives that relate to instruction, student learning and workforce development are implemented. In addition, the VPAA will oversee the college’s accreditation activities. The VPAA reports directly to the President and serves on the President’s Advisory Council. Minimum Qualifications
• Master’s degree from an accredited institution required.
• Five years’ experience in community college teaching and demonstrated effective administrative leadership and supervision.
• Committed to the mission and philosophy of the comprehensive community college.
• Demonstrated experience utilizing and promoting alternative delivery methods and instructional techniques
• Experience working with career, technical and workforce development education programs
• Strong communication skills and facility in interpersonal relationships.
• Successful experience in the management of college budgets, including grants.
• Ability to build community alliances.
• Multi-campus leadership experience.
• Demonstrate ethical conduct in all aspects of the work environment.
• Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to maintain an excellent working relationship with internal and external customers.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as good listening skills.
• Demonstrate a positive attitude, maturity, initiative and integrity with a professional image contributing to the success of the College.
• Accept responsibility for professional growth and a demonstrated record of professional accomplishment.
• Ability to identify needed action without continual direction.
• Excellent organization skills and ability to work under pressure.
• Knowledge of, and ability to work within, continuous improvement systems and working with higher education accreditation bodies.
• Problem solving and critical thinking skills. Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate from an accredited institution. Months Per Year 12 Hours Worked Per Week 40 Work Schedule Typical hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with an hour lunch break. Supervision Exercised
Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dean of Business, Technology and Workforce Development, Dean of Allied Health, Dual Enrollment and Early College Coordinator, Dean of Bay College West, Executive Director of Online Learning and Instructional Design, Executive Director of Transfer, Student Advising, and Academic Support, Academic Affairs Coordinator, Full-Time Water Technology Instructor. Supervision Received
Works under the general supervision of the President. Work Environment
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations. Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Travel requirement
Travel is required to visit the Iron Mountain campus on a monthly basis or as needed.

Job Duties

Job Duty
Hiring, scheduling, and evaluating all employees Job Duty
Setting goals and objectives Job Duty
Delegating Job Duty
Providing assistance and support Job Duty
Creating a supportive working relationship Job Duty
Provide executive leadership to Bay College’s educational services in planning, organizing and implementing services and programs in accordance with Board policies. Job Duty
Provide overall responsibility and leadership for curriculum development and review. Job Duty
Ensure that the college has outcomes-based syllabi for each course on file. Job Duty
Ensure that the college’s general education architecture is consistently applied to each program offered by the college. Job Duty
Keep the college community informed about changes in curriculum. Job Duty
Maintain current files on all established curriculum. Job Duty
Work with program leaders in the establishment of community advisory committees. Job Duty
Provide leadership in the assessment of student learning. Job Duty
Work with faculty and instructional leaders in the implementation of technology-enhanced instruction and learning. Job Duty
Oversee preparation of semester course schedules. Job Duty
Provide overall supervision and leadership in the college’s off-campus sites. Job Duty
Implement on a continuing basis the college’s faculty evaluation process. Job Duty
Provide faculty with professional development opportunities that strengthen their teaching and open new venues for student learning. Job Duty
Provide a mentoring program for non-tenured faculty as well as tenured faculty who would benefit from a mentor. Job Duty
Recommend faculty who deserve and qualify for tenure. Job Duty
Administer the full-time and part-time contracts. Job Duty
Recommend to the President the replacement or new full-time faculty hires. Job Duty
Ensure a quality pool of part-time faculty. Job Duty
Administer the budget related to instruction. Job Duty
Provide assistance and oversight of Perkins, TRiO and other grants or federal funding. Job Duty
Prepare annual instructional budget requests. Job Duty
Assure budget funds are spent wisely and for intended purposes. Job Duty
Support and promote Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. Job Duty
Promote and participate in achievement award activities. Job Duty
Oversees the College’s accreditation requirements, including submission of reports, Higher Learning Commission site visits, etc.

Job Duty
Complete state and federal government reports as required. Job Duty
Provides feedback to the President on an ongoing basis. Job Duty
Any other duties as assigned
Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Melissa VanBrocklin, Human Resources Specialist Contact Phone/Extension 906-217-4016 Contact Email Contact Fax 906-217-1625
Posting Number S037P Posting Date 07/15/2021 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Quick Link for Internal Postings Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcript
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you possess a minimum of a Master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+

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