Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, Niagara County Community College - Sanborn, NY
Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021 Permalink

Niagara County Community College is searching for an Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs.  This is a full-time, 12-month, college-funded administrative position reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

The Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs is responsible to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for implementation of college policy and procedures regarding the conduct and evaluation of program review (PEER) and the assessment of student learning outcomes; curriculum and program development; academic accreditation standards; articulation agreements; faculty evaluation processes; liaison with the Grants and Institutional Research offices, and for the supervision of the V. James Renda Faculty Resource Center for Academic Excellence (FRCAE), the Academic Center for Excellence, and for the college’s online learning area.

Typical Work Activities

  •  Designs and implements an ongoing systematic, college-wide process to monitor academic programs and accomplish the program review and evaluation process including the college process for student learning outcomes assessment and its system repository.  Works closely with the office of institutional research and with the general education assessment committee to ensure the integrity of data utilized for program reviews.
  • Coordinates accreditation and registration of academic programs, academic affairs publications, proposed staffing or organizational revisions, and academic practices or procedures related to college divisions and staff as well as state and national agencies.
  • Coordinates development of new degree and certificate programs following procedures of NCCC, the State University of New York, and the State Education Department; works with faculty on letters of intent, feasibility studies, and program proposals as required for each organization.
  • Researches and monitors internal academic and student policies and procedures as they relate to applicable legislation regulations and/or audit standards of external agencies for implementation, accreditation, or certification.
  • Coordinates with the grants office, division chairs, and faculty for pertinent grant-related development and monitoring as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Coordinates, conducts, and monitors the faculty evaluation process in accordance with established procedures and timelines and submits reports of findings to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Coordinates with the academic division chairpersons to develop and monitor articulation agreements, assists in the development of agreements with institutions, and ensures notification of final agreements to appropriate college offices for implementation.
  • Participates in and monitors Curriculum Advisory Committee, Academic Center for Excellence, Academic Policies & Standards Committee, Curriculum Committee, Enrollment Management Committee, Faculty Senate, General Education Assessment Committee, Assessment Committee, and Professional Development Committee activities and recommendations and participates in other governance committees as determined by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.  The Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs is a contributing member of the Academic Council.
  • Coordinates the communication to appropriate College-wide personnel /departments of any major changes in existing curricula and the registration of new curricula. Oversees micro-credentialing.  Assists with Master Schedule development to ensure appropriate courses are offered to address students’ needs.
  • Supervises the staff and operations of the Faculty Resource Center, Online Learning, Institutional Research, and faculty training for utilizing learning platforms and instructional technology.
  • Oversees the Credit for Prior Learning process and procedure.
  • Maintains pertinent academic records required by federal and state regulations.
  • Represents the Vice President at meetings or other college-related functions.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree;
  • Minimum of five (5) years combined administrative experience in higher education working in three (3) of the following areas: Program development, Program assessment, Faculty evaluation, College/university-wide accreditation process, Articulation agreements;
  • Five (5) years full-time or equivalent part-time teaching experience at the post secondary level.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Doctorate;
  • Experience in higher education working in the following areas: Program development, Program assessment, Faculty evaluation, College/university-wide accreditation process, Articulation agreements;
  • Experience with grant writing or grant monitoring;
  • Experience in professional level support capacity to a Vice President or President at an educational institution;
  • Experience working in a community college.

 

For more information and to apply: https://niagaracc-suny.peopleadmin.com/postings/839