VICE PRESIDENT OF ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS
Daley College, a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), continues to
respond to the changing needs of Chicago and its people by
augmenting traditional studies with the technical, career, and
occupational curricula that prepare students for the 21st century.
Daley was named City Colleges' College to Careers (C2C) hub for
Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering programs and works with
industry experts to ensure students are prepared for 14,000 jobs in
the Advanced Manufacturing field coming to the region over the next
decade. Daley College graduates transfer to colleges and
universities all over Illinois or join the work force where they
are among its most productive citizens.
Daley's main campus is located at 7500 S. Pulaski Road and its
satellite campus is Arturo Velasquez Institute located at 2800 S.
Western Avenue in Chicago.
This position is responsible for the administration of academic
programs (College Credit, Short Term Programs, Personal and
Professional Programs, Adult Education, Career Programs) and the
coordination of these with other college functions. This position
also oversees the development and implementation of policies and
procedures and the daily operation and management of the unionized
faculty, staff and a diverse student body.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assists the President in planning, organizing, and directing
the operation, staffing, and budgeting needs of the college in
support of the following goals:
- Increasing the number of students who earn college credit
credentials of economic value
- Increasing the rate of transfer to bachelor’s degree programs
following CCC graduation
- Drastically improving outcomes for students requiring
- Increasing the number and share of ABE/GED/ESL students who
advance to and succeed in college-level courses.
- Plans, establishes priorities, assigns work, monitors progress
and evaluates results of all academic programs and student services
at the College.
- Supervises, evaluates performance and develops employees that
are on a direct report. Supervises all aspect of the system of
academic personnel administration at the college. Coordinates
activities of the college academic and student programs through the
supervision of the deans.
- Provides vision and leadership toward a seamless enrollment
process for new, current, traditional, non-traditional and special
interest students. Oversees efforts in identifying and implementing
creative recruitment and marketing strategies designed to meet
student enrollment goals.
- Oversees student service-related retention efforts for the
college. Ensures collaboration between offices responsible for
instructional retention efforts to ensure consistency in retention
- Supervises the evaluation of 25% of the college credit faculty
and 25% of the college programs on an annual basis. Develops,
coordinates and/or implements staff and faculty development
programs. Develops and initiates innovative programs within the
college. Directs the production of college credit class schedules
- Counsels, coaches, and maintains documentation on employees and
performs other employee relations activities.
- Oversees the development of the academic department budget,
student services budget, and monitors expenditures to ensure
adherence to budget.
- Ensures the compliance of all City Colleges of Chicago policies
- Works with staff at all levels in the development,
documentation, implementation and communication of policies and
procedures relating to the department’s responsibilities.
- Continually works to improve overall management of performance
within the academic areas of the College.
- Encourages collaborative relationships between institutional
departments to develop a student-centered support process. Focuses
institutional efforts to create a student-centered approach to
enrollment and retention.
- Participates in college and district governance and strategic
- Serves as chief administrator of the college in the absence of
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications - External
- Direct Supervision of Deans, Clerical Staff, and College
- Indirect Supervision of Faculty and Technical Staff.
- A Master’s degree from an accredited institution is required;
an earned Doctorate degree from an accredited institution is
preferred. Five (5) years administrative experience is required,
preferably in a community college setting. Experience should
include program development, strategic planning, operational
oversight and fiscal management.
- Five (5) years teaching in higher education is preferred.
- Must have experience in higher education accreditation
procedures, articulation processes and program review.
- Demonstrated leadership in using assessment to continuously
improve the quality of teaching and learning.
- Supervisory experience in evaluation faculty and administrative
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism in
one’s work experience.
- Experience in union setting preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to create a learning environment that
fosters student success.
- Demonstrated ability to develop a technologically integrated
environment that fosters innovation within a learning
Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long-term savings
and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b) Investment
Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement
System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick
days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of
benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within
6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action
Thank you for your interest in CCC!