SUNY Sullivan is seeking to fill the position of the Vice
President for Academic and Student Affairs. Incumbent is
responsible for; (1) guiding and managing planning and
assessment for the academic and student services functions of the
college, (2) oversight of administration and operations in the
academic and student services functions of the college; and (3)
serving as the chief administrative officer in the president’s
absence, as designated.
The Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs provides
direct supervision to the academic divisions; Dean of Student
Development Services; Dean of Student Success and Workforce
Development; Dean of Liberal Arts, Sciences, and Health Sciences,
Director of the Catskill Hospitality Institute, Director of Library
Services; Director of Institutional Research, a Senior
Administrative Associate, Coordinator of Instructional Design and
Online Learning, and Coordinator of the College for Educational
This position reports to the President and participates in
the President’s Executive Council and Cabinet. It is classified
- Doctorate degree from an accredited institution is
- Full-time teaching experience, preferably at the community
- At least five years of progressively complex administrative
experience at the level of dean or above.
- Experience directing curricula development.
- A commitment to a student-centered learning environment and to
the comprehensive community college mission.
- An avid supporter of cultural and ethnic differences.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Planning and Assessment
- Consults with the President and other staff members concerning
the short and long-range goals of the College.
- Assists supervisors in the development of unit plans, which are
combined into the academic and student services plans and drive
decision making in the units.
- In consultation with faculty and student services personnel,
develops, reviews and approves new programs and overall policies
and procedures for the day-to-day operation of the instructional
and student services activities.
- Establishes a mechanism for regular and on-going
evaluation/program review and audit of academic programs and
student services. Recommends programs for deletion based on annual
- Directs assessment in the instructional and student services
Administration and Operations
- Develops the budget for the instructional and student services
unit and, in cooperation with the Finance Office, reviews and
approves budget requests which provide for the attainment of goals
in accordance with approved plans.
- With the division chairs, develops the schedule of classes,
faculty handbook and other published materials. Facilitates the
development and updating of the College on-line catalog.
- Disseminates to the college community and maintains compliance
with SUNY System policy and procedure, including submission of
- Oversees the development and maintenance of articulation and
cooperative agreements with other institutions of higher education,
BOCES, and business/industry.
- Maintains liaison with community groups and others important to
but outside of the College, and handles sometimes difficult and/or
- Serves on the President's Cabinet and other councils and
committees as designated.
- May chair the Curriculum Committee of the Faculty Council.
- Participates in the collective bargaining process as a member
of the College’s negotiating team by assisting in the preparation
of negotiation proposals, providing information and support to the
chief labor negotiator and representing the College, as required,
at labor management meetings.
- Represents the President at meetings, conferences and other
events as designated.
- When designated, acts as chief administrative officer and
assists the President by:
- Directing and coordinating the ongoing administration of the
College's instruction and instruction-related service programs and
- Assuming responsibility for designated phases of the day-to-day
operations of the College.
- Completing or overseeing the completion of various special
assignments or projects, including Middle State
- Provides direction to and assists in the planning for and
writing of grants directly related to the academic elements of the
- Other reasonable duties as assigned/or appropriate.
Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled; however, for full consideration we strongly encourage
candidates to submit all required materials prior to the review
start date of November 1, 2021. The hiring range for this position
SUNY Sullivan offers an extensive compensation packet
for this position, including:
- 18 Sick Days (annually)
- 24 Vacation Days (annually)
- 6 Personal Days (annually)
- Observance of 15 holidays*
- Summer Fridays*
- Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
- Long Term Disability
- Participation in the NYS retirement system
- 403 (b)
- Employee Assistance Program
- Life & AD&D
- Access to onsite Daycare
- And more!
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Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
SCCC is an equal opportunity employer. SCCC is committed to
extending equal opportunity in employment to all qualified
candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of
our academic community. SCCC encourages applications from all
qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion,
genetic information, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender
identity or expression, marital or parental status, national
origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status,
age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable local,
state or federal laws. Hiring is contingent on eligibility to
work in the United States.
American with Disability Act Requirements
External and Internal applicants, as well as position
incumbents, must be able to perform the essential position
responsibilities as listed in this position description either
aided or unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable
accommodation to be determined by the college on a case by case