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Vice President of Instruction and Learning Services

Position Deleted on 4/25/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
University Center, MI
  • Executive - Academic Vice Presidents and Provosts
  • Admin - Instructional Technology and Design
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$110,366 to $125,822 USD Per Year
Position Accountabilities and Essential Functions

POSITION OVERVIEW: The Vice President of Instruction and Learning Services is the Chief Academic Officer of the College and reports directly to the President. The Vice President participates as a member of the College's Executive Council and chairs the Joint Leadership Council that includes academic and student services deans. The Vice President provides leadership, vision, and administrative management for instructional programs and services at the College. The Vice President also collaborates with and supervises the academic deans; leads academic planning, policy, curriculum, and program development efforts; and establishes academic budgeting priorities.

  • Serves as Chief Academic Officer, providing innovative leadership for the Academic Services unit of the College.
  • Provides leadership, vision, and administrative management for instructional programs and services at the College.
  • Leads academic planning, policy, curriculum, and program development, academic assessment, and program review efforts.
  • Provides leadership in developing and offering market-driven academic and career programs and in course scheduling with an emphasis on quality, access, student learning, and success.
  • Develops, promotes, and evaluates dual enrollment, partnership, and articulation/transfer agreements.
  • Establishes academic budgeting priorities. Works with deans and division chairs to develop and monitor a budget that adequately funds Academic Services programs while ensuring the most effective use of the College's financial resources.
  • Ensures the development and implementation of continuous quality measures and system improvements for all of Academic Services.
  • Encourages and promotes the importance of meaningful professional development for faculty and staff.
  • Serves as a member of the President's Executive Council in developing appropriate college policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Works in a collaborative manner with other college departments and divisions in Delta College's tradition of shared governance to accomplish all tasks.
  • Monitors technology trends, programs, and applications to ensure that Academic Services technology is up-to-date and available to meet the needs of faculty and students.
  • Engages in community - Represents the College by participating in appropriate boards, organizations, and activities.
Required Qualifications
  1. Master's degree required.
  2. A minimum of 3 or more years of senior academic leadership experience at a community college.
  3. Three or more years of full-time community college teaching experience.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of and experience in program and curriculum development, academic assessment, and instructional design.
  5. An understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy.
  6. Familiarity with Higher Learning Commission or other regional accreditation process and requirements.
  7. Senior level leadership experience in strategic planning and budget development.
  8. Competence with the use of research, data, and assessment tools to monitor progress in meeting goals.
  9. Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
  10. Demonstrated willingness and ability to listen and communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff and community members.
  11. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with Student Services in advancing a transformative higher education experience.
  12. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  13. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively in a collegial team environment.

Additional Experiences Considered
  1. Doctorate preferred.
  2. 2 Experience with Colleague or other ERP.
  3. Experience writing and/or administering grants.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested applicants must submit the following materials as part of the online application in order to be considered for this position.
1.A letter of application addressing how your education and experiences meet the required qualifications and have prepared you to successfully perform the position duties and responsibilities of this position.
2.A one page statement that describes your educational and leadership philosophy.
3.A comprehensive resume.
5.A minimum of 5 professional references.

By submitting an application, I am authorizing my current and all previous employers, academic institutions and other references to release, on a confidential basis, any background information they may have concerning me, including any information contained in my personnel record, academic record or otherwise known by them to Delta College.

Application Deadline

Desired start date: August 12, 2013

Position will remain open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by June 1, 2013 (REVISED DATE). The College reserves the right to close the recruitment process once a sufficient applicant pool has been identified.
NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: It is the policy of Delta College not to discriminate in employment, education, public accommodation or public service on the basis of religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, height, weight, arrest record, veteran status, disability, or other classifications as required by applicable U.S. federal, state or local law. Direct inquiries to the Equity/Compliance Officer, Delta College, 1961 Delta Road, Office J101, University Center, MI 48710, telephone 989-686-9122, or email:
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