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Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs

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APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS * CV/Resume does not replace any one section of the application. Detailed CV/Resume required to be considered. To be considered a candidate the following Required Documents must be included in the application package: 1. Complete the online application -List a minimum of five (5) professional references in the application. 2. Curriculum vitae / Resume of education, professional and community experiences and accomplishments which demonstrate how you meet the qualifications for this position 3. Cover Letter – Tell us how you meet minimum qualifications and discuss your experience in the below competencies. Five (5) pages (size 12 font) detailing your experience with the four topics below:
    A. Accreditation B. Curriculum, assessment, and program review C. Teaching, learning, and student goal attainment D. Leadership and administration
5. Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail or deliver your DD214/Letter of Disability to Human Resources at Lane, chowdhuryl@lanecc.edu , 541-463-5111 Questions? * For assistance with the online program and Lane Community College general inquiries contact LynnMarie Chowdhury at 541-463-5111 or 541-463-5586, chowdhuryl@lanecc.edu * For assistance with search submission and position information contact Dr. Walter H. Nolte: Walter@goldhillassociates.com, (307) 262-2576.

Posting Details

AA/EEO Statement

AA/EEO Statement:

Lane Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer honoring diversity. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for women, minority, veteran and disabled candidates.

  • Lane actively recruits veterans and those with disabilities for all positions. For accommodations and questions call 541-463-5586.
  • Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources chowdhuryl@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5111

Position Information:

Posting Number: 170117
Job Title: Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs
Department /Division: Office of Academic & Student Affairs
Applicant Notification:

Lane is partnering with Gold Hill Associates for the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs recruitment process.

  • For more information contact Dr. Walter H. Nolte: Walter@goldhillassociates.com, (307) 262-2576.

Position Information

The Vice President (VP) for Academic and Student Affairs (ASA) serves as the chief academic officer, reports to the President, and is a member of the President’s Executive Team. This position oversees the college’s instructional, instructional support, student affairs, workforce, institutional research, developmental education, and technology programs. In addition, the selected result-oriented VP will oversee a $60 million budget and more than 40 administrative and academic areas, leading work in student development and success in collaboration with the ASA Leadership Team. Lane Community College currently employs 222 full-time faculty.

The VP of ASA will ensure that the college is focused on providing quality instruction and promoting student achievement. In addition, this position will provide the leadership necessary to move the college, faculty, and staff forward in the implementation of policies and practices that promote and achieve the college core themes.

The individual selected to fill this position will collaborate with regional accrediting bodies and assessment and accreditation faculty, and will provide leadership to ensure full college compliance to standards.

As a vibrant educational institution, Lane continues to attract and retain a diverse student population, and to seek qualified staff and educators to meet the needs of a dynamic college community. In direct support of college mission, vision, and values, the VP of ASA will be responsible for supporting an inclusive and safe campus community and culture for all employees and students.

Location: Main Campus, Downtown Center, Cottage Grove, Florence, Aviation Academy, Dental Clinic, KLCC
Classification: Management
Position Type: Management
Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2018
Salary/Wage: Annual
Salary/Wage Range: Starting Salary Range: $120,000 - $160,000 Annually (Management Salary Band 6)
Salary/Compensation Statement:

In addition to salary, the Management benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability as well as paid sick leave and vacation time.

Grant Statement:
Working Schedule:

May work evenings, nights and/or weekends. Travel is incorporated into this position.

FLSA: Exempt
Position Status: Permanent
Full/Part: Full-Time
Annual Schedule: 260 Day (12 Month)
Annual Schedule Details:
Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.lanecc.edu/postings/8331

POSTING TEXT

Posting Date: 11/15/2017
Closing Date: 01/29/2018
Applicant Pool: No
Open Until Filled: No

Required QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education:

Earned Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.

Required Experience:

Required Experience

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative, management, and leadership experience in higher education
  • Instructional and career technical experience
  • Demonstrated experience with regional regulatory bodies
  • Demonstrated experience in curriculum and assessment
  • Two (2) years teaching experience in higher education
  • Record of successful collaboration with bargaining units, faculty, staff, and/or student constituent groups
  • Experience in budget planning and sustainable fiscal management
  • Demonstrated understanding of higher education instructional and student affairs processes
  • Evidence of initiatives leading to student achievement, persistence, and retention
  • Experience or knowledge in student affairs
Conditions of Employment:

Preferred QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Education

n/a

Preferred Experience

Preferred Experience

  • Community college experience
  • Ability to enhance systems that promote communication and transparency
  • Experience working within a large-scale organization
  • Experience teaching in multiple modalities, including face-to-face and/or hybrid/online
  • Experience working directly with students, including under-served and non-traditional student populations
Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:

Bilingual proficiency in World languages and documented multicultural experience is preferred.

A demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing equity is expected; daily work will reflect the principles and concepts of global citizenship and social justice.

Equivalency Statement:

Equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered for meeting minimum qualifications.

Applicants are responsible to show how their personal training and experience would qualify them for the position.

Position Purpose:

The Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, working with the President and the Academic and Student Affairs Leadership Team, works to achieve the vision and mission for instructional and student affairs in the college while providing leadership and management for the divisions and departments they oversee.

AREAS OF PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITY
Responsible oversight for the following divisions:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Student Affairs
  • Institutional Research, Assessment, and Planning
  • Academic Technology

Also oversees the following areas:

  • Regional accreditation
  • Developmental, workforce, and community education
  • Grants
Essential Functions:

Leadership

  • Model, infuse, and support Lane’s values of learning, diversity, innovation, collaboration and partnership, integrity, accessibility, and sustainability at all levels of work within the college
  • Provide strategic, dynamic academic and administrative leadership, fosters a collegial environment which encourages scholarship, teaching, and learning excellence
  • Provide vision as part of engaging in college-wide administration, including the review and development of the college’s core themes, strategic directions, and budgets
  • Foster a college-wide culture of service to student learning, academic excellence, and success
  • Collaborate with college employees and students to define, build shared understanding, and implement practices that lead to student learning and success
  • Support creativity, experimentation, and institutional transformation while providing the overall leadership and management for units and resources listed above in Areas of Primary Accountability
  • Provide strategic and tactical leadership development of resources, staying current with and anticipating changes in local, state, and national issues
  • Act courageously, deliberately, and systematically in relation to change
  • Maintain compliance with established college policies, procedures, and external regulations
  • Develop cross-disciplinary structures, systems, policies, practices, and support to improve collaboration and innovation in Lane’s programs and services
  • Improve communications, services, systems, and structures to maximize access and opportunity for all students
  • Promote excellence in division personnel through recruitment, selection, and evaluation, as well as acknowledgement and promotion of professional development
  • Assist in the development of collective bargaining agreements and be responsible for their administration and maintenance
  • Build partnerships in the regional business and industry community
  • Strengthen relationships with K-12 institutions to improve college readiness
  • Strengthen relationships with colleges and universities to improve transfer opportunities
  • Assure compliance with equal employment opportunity/affirmative action requirements and participates in the resolution of various legal and complaint issues

Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion

  • Demonstrate Lane’s value of social justice by ensuring that equity and inclusion skills such as respect, reflecting, curiosity, valuing of cultural and personal differences are the basis of employee interpersonal communications and relationships, and are used in all position responsibilities
  • Perform duties inclusively in regards to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, genetics, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status
  • Strategically grow learning opportunities while minimizing financial, geographical, environmental, social, linguistic, and cultural barriers to learning
  • Provide leadership and promote faculty awareness and development of multicultural and equity-focused curricula. Provide leadership in the implementation of division and college-wide diversity initiatives
  • Support implementation of yearly affirmative action-plan commitments and the continual training of responsible college leaders
Supervision Statement:

Reports to the Lane Community College President.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

Work Safely, sit, stand, stoop, squat, bend, walk or move throughout the work day; climb up and down stairs; use keyboard or other equipment requiring eye-hand coordination; dexterity and fine motor movements; work in artificial light; transport up to 25 lbs with or without assistance; drive safely, follow traffic laws; Work extended hours, evenings and weekends as directed.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Ability to:

  • Foster a college wide culture of service to student learning, academic excellence, and success
  • Improve communications, services, systems and structures to maximize access and opportunity for all students
  • Define, build shared understanding, and implement practices that support teaching, learning, assessment and innovation
  • Develop cross-disciplinary structures and supports to improve collaboration and innovation in Lane’s programs and services
  • Develop a culture of inclusivity and respect through dialogue, outreach, education and equitable policies and practices
  • Strengthen the effectiveness of collaborative partnerships with employers, advisory boards, K-12 school districts, universities, and community organizations
  • Increase adaptive capacity in staff, students, community, and the college’s built environment to create organizational and environmental resilience

Knowledge of and Skill in:

  • Managing, training, and supervising faculty and staff while building collaborative relationships
  • Enacting effective supervisory practices and issues in a collective bargaining environment
  • Communicating effectively through professional written and verbal communications
  • Developing, monitoring, and/or encouraging the negotiation of grants and contracts with potential community partners to generate revenue and enhance services
  • Facilitating preparation and development of a budget for the division and administrating it within available resources
  • Developing, communicating, and fostering a shared vision by setting clear, challenging, attainable, and measurable goals within and among the departments of the division
  • Understanding of teaching and learning theories and practices, especially those relevant in two-year college settings
  • Designing, developing, implementing, and assessing student learning outcomes (SLOs)

Demonstrated Ability to:

  • Effectively lead, guide and collaborate with faculty and staff
  • Manage a high degree of complexity
  • Collaborate with collective bargaining units and shared governance committees
  • Foster and promote a respectful environment
  • Promote an environment of innovation and creativity
  • Develop effective community partnerships
Applicant Instructions:

APPLICANT INSTRUCTIONS

  • CV/Resume does not replace any one section of the application. Detailed CV/Resume required to be considered.

To be considered a candidate the following Required Documents must be included in the application package:

1. Complete the online application -List a minimum of five (5) professional references in the application.

2. Curriculum vitae / Resume of education, professional and community experiences and accomplishments which demonstrate how you meet the qualifications for this position

3. Cover Letter – Tell us how you meet minimum qualifications and discuss your experience in the below competencies. Five (5) pages (size 12 font) detailing your experience with the four topics below:

    A. Accreditation
    B. Curriculum, assessment, and program review
    C. Teaching, learning, and student goal attainment
    D. Leadership and administration

5. Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail or deliver your DD214/Letter of Disability to Human Resources at Lane, chowdhuryl@lanecc.edu , 541-463-5111

Questions?

  • For assistance with the online program and Lane Community College general inquiries contact LynnMarie Chowdhury at 541-463-5111 or 541-463-5586, chowdhuryl@lanecc.edu

* For assistance with search submission and position information contact Dr. Walter H. Nolte: Walter@goldhillassociates.com, (307) 262-2576.

Transcript Instructions:

Official transcripts are required if selected for interview

    For assistance with search submission, process and position information contact: Dr. Walter H. Nolte: Walter@goldhillassociates.com, (307) 262-2576.
College and Division Information:

THE COLLEGE
Lane Community College, a comprehensive community college in beautiful Lane County, Oregon invites applications for the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.

Lane’s core values center on learning, diversity, collaboration and partnership, integrity, accessibility and sustainability to ensure successful experiences for all of our students.

More than 40,000 students take credit or noncredit classes at Lane each year. Lane has the second largest enrollment of the 17 community colleges in Oregon. Lane serves a 4,600 square mile area from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.

Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality academic and student services. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College and in 2000 was selected by the league as one of 12 Vanguard Learning Colleges in North America for its outstanding record of achievement and innovation in improving learning and student success.

Union Association: Managers Working Agreement

Posting Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craig's List
    • Employment Department
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Internal Reference
    • Lane Website
    • Oregonian (print)
    • OregonLive.com (online)
    • Register Guard (online)
    • Register Guard (print)
    • The Weekly (Lane Employees Only)
    • Trade, Discipline or Diversity Related (please provide details below)

Hiring Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents