Location: Haverhill, MA Category: Professional Posted On: Mon May 10 2021 Job Description:
POSITION: Full-Time Vice President of Academic Affairs: Academic and Student Affairs; Non-Unit Professional
The Vice President of Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the college and is responsible for the quality and administration of all certificate and degree instructional programs at all college locations. This position reports to the president, and is a member of the president's leadership cabinet.
During 2021-2022, NECC will be developing a new strategic plan that will provide some new directions and goals for Academic Affairs and all of the other areas of the college. Many different opportunities for leadership and collaboration lie ahead. Here are a few that will be particularly important:
The Equity Imperative
The Integrated Student Experience
Professional Growth and Development
The characteristics listed below describe the ideal next Vice President of Academic Affairs at Northern Essex Community College. They are based on the Leadership and Collaboration Opportunities expressed, as well as feedback from more than two-hundred college faculty and staff participating in an Appreciative Inquiry process centered on "Exceptional Leadership."
Be an experienced student-centered educator who recognizes the primary role of the teaching-learning process at a community college.
Understand and embrace the comprehensive community college mission, including the importance of the Liberal Arts and transfer purpose, as well as professional credentialing, Early College opportunities, adult basic education, and more.
Have a record of accomplishment as a teacher and a leader in higher education.
Possess a commitment to equity and social justice.
Commitment to the mission and needs of a Hispanic Serving Institution.
Understand the "bigger picture" including how instruction and academic support relate to student services, finance, facilities, human resources, and other parts of the college.
Demonstrate a positive leadership style and be a team builder who recognizes the multiple strengths and work styles in others and appreciates faculty and staff for their contributions.
Ability to recruit and select an outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and foster ethical styles of leadership by demonstrating integrity, honesty, directness, humility and flexibility.
Strong planning and budgeting skills.
Action-oriented, data-driven, change agent.
Experience with developing and effectively using learning outcomes at the course, program, and institutional level.
Understanding of current classroom, online, and other forms of instructional technology needs and practices.
Demonstrated commitment to community involvement, including activities that maintain and strengthen NECC's image. Show success in maintaining existing relationships and strengthening new partnerships with businesses and community leader.
An advanced degree from an accredited college or university.
Full or part-time teaching experience in a higher education setting.
At least seven years of progressively responsible leadership experience in a higher education setting experience in a higher education setting.
SALARY: Anticipated salary is commensurate with experience with complete fringe benefit package.
NECC is a public, two-year college that offers comprehensive academic programs of study leading to the Associate in Arts degree, the Associate in Science degree and Certificates of program completion.Our dedicated teaching faculty accept with enthusiasm the challenge of responding properly to the differing backgrounds of their students and, at the same time, directing and leading them toward broader understandings. Our faculty are deeply involved in the planning of each class and in the achievement of each student, and are equally dedicated to personal achievement. As well as the specialized academic opportunities and tutoring that the college provides for our students, our faculty have the time and the commitment to advise as well as instruct students, and to provide support and encouragement.