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Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs

Company: Virginia Community College System
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting SummaryRole Title 12 month Administrative Faculty
Role Code 01126-SW
FLSA Exempt
Pay Band 00
Working Title Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs
Position Number 283FA308
Agency J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Agency/Division J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College (Div)
Work Location Richmond (City) - 760
Hiring Range Salary range: $110,000 - $128,000. Salary commensurate with the education and experience of the candidate.
Emergency/Essential Personnel No
EEO Category A-Officials/Administrators
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-
Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?
Work ScheduleAs needed to support the College.
Sensitive Position Yes
Job DescriptionReynolds is one of the largest community colleges in Virginia and serves Virginia's capital city and five nearby counties. Annually, our four campus sites serve approximately 13,000 credit students and provide training for 7,400 students through the Community College Workforce Alliance. Reynolds is committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent staff at all levels of the organization who reflect the demographics of our students. We also believe in providing an ongoing investment in our faculty and staff to deepen their skills and competencies to serve the full range of our student population.

The Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs (AVPAA) provides administrative leadership for key college-wide academic operations and serves as the lead administrator at the Downtown Campus (DTC) and the Kitchens at Reynolds. The AVPAA will work collaboratively with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Associate Vice President of Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness, deans, program heads, faculty and other administrative units to achieve strategic objectives related to guided pathways, course scheduling, academic operations, curriculum planning and development, academic master planning, educational support services, faculty development, and educational pathways and partnership. The AVPAA reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Guided Pathways and Course Scheduling

  • Support the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) in leading academic implementation of Guided Pathways, including but not limited to supporting academic leadership and faculty in review and restructuring of curriculum, connecting programming to labor market outcomes; collaborating with other divisions in order market and communicate pathways, and connecting programming to support services.
    • Lead and facilitate planning and implementation of re-envisioned course scheduling, including schedule development and execution, technology implementation and assessment of scheduling outcomes. Facilitate exploration of modifications to course delivery including term lengths and modalities.
      • Collaborate with the Associate Vice President of Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness to assessment and improve implementation of guided pathways and scheduling efforts.
        • Provide oversight of staff supporting scheduling efforts.Academic Operations
          • Provide administrative support and management of the curriculum planning and development process; support the curriculum committee and curriculum implementation team; maintain the Curriculum Manual and academic sections of the college catalog.
            • Serve as implementation lead for a variety of statewide initiatives relating to academics, including, but not limited to Transfer Virginia, G3 and direct enrollment.
              • Provide oversight of faculty workload reporting for adjuncts and all full-time faculty, including evaluation of reassigned time and overload.
                • Provide leadership and oversight of faculty contracts and evaluations.
                  • Collaborating with faculty committees to ensure high quality faculty evaluation, reward, and recognition policies and procedures. Support the VPAA and committee in efforts to reinvigorate a meaningful reward and recognition process.
                    • Support planning and development of Reynolds Faculty Focus events.
                      • Oversee team developing an accurate and timely college catalog.
                        • Assist the VPAA with the review, development, implementation, and enforcement of VCCS and college policies related to Academic Affairs.
                          • Collaborate with academic divisions and student support services to ensure effective academic support services, including but not limited to tutoring services, Math Central+, and the Writing Studio, and coordinated faculty advising.
                            • Provide oversight of the Dean of Online Learning and Instructional Excellence and deliverables of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.
                              • Collaborate with academic leadership, the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, as well as other divisions to ensure a seamless and comprehensive faculty onboarding process.Educational Pathways & Partnerships
                                • Lead college-wide transfer initiatives, including but not limited to Transfer Virginia, development and maintenance of transfer agreements, and pursuit of "3+1" agreements.
                                  • Provide oversight and direction of the dual enrollment office.
                                    • Serve as the primary point of contact in partnership with Department of Juvenile Justice; ensure complete execution of agreement.
                                      • Serve on local secondary advisory committees, as needed.Downtown Campus
                                        • Serve as the Interim Chief Administrator of the Downtown Campus
                                          • Provide direct academic support and guidance of the Downtown Campus and The Kitchens at Reynolds, and collaborating closely with student affairs and facilities management.
                                            • Collaborate with community partners on special projects to support regional engagement and community service.Administrative
                                              • Directly supervise the Dean of Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL), Director of Dual Enrollment, and Coordinator of Curriculum and Scheduling, and AVP Administrative Assistant (shared)
                                                • Prepare annual budget requests and maintain fiscal responsibility for all assigned budgets
                                                  • Supervise assigned employees
                                                    • Lead and support staff managing oversight of academic-related procurements, as appropriate.
                                                      • Additional duties as assigned by VPAA
                                                        Special AssignmentsMay be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

                                                        KSA's/Required Qualifications
                                                        • Master's degree in a related field is required.
                                                          • Considerable knowledge of higher education or community college administration practices and principles; curriculum design and instructional methods and technology; course development, workload management and course scheduling; and personnel administration.
                                                            • Experienced and knowledgeable in implementation of guided pathways and best practices in course scheduling.
                                                              • Demonstrated ability to lead and direct academic program initiatives; and assess faculty qualifications and hiring recommendations.
                                                                • Demonstrated ability to perform administrative functions of an academic affairs office including strategic planning, student enrollment reporting, student advising, monitoring instructional technology and assessing needs; and developing and managing budgets.
                                                                  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and develop community relations to promote the academic offerings of the college.
                                                                    • This is a position of special trust and requires the individual hired to successfully undergo a criminal background check and the completion of the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest.
                                                                      Preferred Qualifications
                                                                      • Doctorate degree in higher education/community college administration is preferred.
                                                                        • Experience in college teaching, and college administration at the community college level is strongly preferred.
                                                                          Operation of a State Vehicle No
                                                                          Supervises Employees Yes
                                                                          Required TravelAs needed to VCCS/Reynolds events, and meetings.
                                                                          Posting Detail InformationPosting Number FAC_581P
                                                                          Recruitment Type Public
                                                                          Number of Vacancies 1
                                                                          Position End Date (if temporary)
                                                                          Job Open Date 05/06/2022
                                                                          Job Close Date
                                                                          Open Until Filled Yes
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                                                                          Special Instructions to ApplicantsApplication reviews will begin June 6, 2022. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
                                                                          For full consideration, the cover letter and curriculum vitae/resume must be received with the online application. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.
                                                                          Additional Information
                                                                          Background Check Statement DisclaimerThe selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:

                                                                          EEO StatementThe Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

                                                                          ADA StatementThe VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

                                                                          E-Verify StatementVCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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