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Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs and Student Success

Dallas County Community College District

Job Title: Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs and Student Success
Job Location: Dallas, TX
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Chancellor, president, provost, VP
Academic administration & affairs
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Executive Vice President, Academic Affairs and Student Success
Dallas County Community College District

Job no: 495337
Work type: Full-time
Location: Richland
Work Schedule: Various Shifts (40 hours per week - some nights & weekends)

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$130,000 - $149,500 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Business Travel
$200 monthly


Position Type

Position Summary
A senior level administrator responsible for providing leadership for credit instructional programs and instructional support services. Works in a collaborative manner with the Associate Vice President/Executive Dean for non-credit programs. Responsible for policy development in student learning, academic programs, and related student success areas. As the Chief Learning Officer, this administrator is expected to further develop the College as a center for innovation in promotion and documenting student learning in a technology-enhanced environment. Responsibilities include e the direct supervision of key administrators in the instructional and instructional support areas.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides leadership in the design, strategy for implementation, and evaluation of all activities related to the following: new instructional development and curriculum revision; the identification and integration of non-instructional student support activities appropriate to the college community and strategic direction; and design and delivery of instruction and training to varied audiences. Formulates and interprets policies, procedures and objectives. Assures compliance with related program/state, federal, rules and laws. Provides leadership and coordinates with the executive deans in the recruitment, selection, coaching and evaluation of a variety of diverse staff. Makes recommendations to the president for hiring faculty with input from the executive deans, college faculty, and staff. Develops, implements, and monitors a significant portion of the college budget; identifies and pursues alternate funding sources where appropriate. Develops and maintains strong internal and external relationships to further college and district goals, to shape future programs, and build strong community alliances. Provides leadership in the formulation of class schedules and serves as an advisor in the development and revision of the college catalog, schedule booklets, instructional brochures, etc. Provides leadership in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of credit instructional programs, including the development and revision of program curriculum. Initiates and coordinates through the college research staff instructional research related to the instructional programs and student success areas. Assumes overall responsibility for directing the activities of the student development Dean’s engaged in performing the functions of the assigned areas. Assist student development teams with college-wide leadership in enrollment management, recruitment and student retention efforts. May occasional provide senior level leadership to noncredit instructional areas: Continuing Education and Workforce Education. In absence of President, acts as administrator-in-charge of college. Supervision: Designs and executes a staffing plan to meet requirements through selection, training, and supervision of assigned staff. Performs other duties as assigned.

**All applicants: Please include the following information in submitted cover letter.

  • Please provide a Cover Letter not to exceed 5 pages describing how your knowledge, skills, and experience align with essential duties and responsibilities of this position. 
  • Describe your experience in leading institutional initiatives to improve student success outcomes.
  • Describe your experience in engaging faculty and staff in innovative practices, professional development, and use of data to inform/improve teaching, learning, and service.   
  • Describe successes you have had in advancing collaboration between academic affairs and student services.   
  • Describe how you approach advancing equity, diversity, and cultural competence as the chief academic and student success leader?     

Job Requirements

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Advanced knowledge of computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others. Ability to deal effectively with funding agency officials, business/industry/community leaders, and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Oral and written communication skills to interact with persons from diverse backgrounds. Strong knowledge and experience providing effective customer service.

Physical Requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, push, lift, reach, carry, grasp, squat or stoop, bend and twist the body while performing essential duties, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk or hear. The employee must have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 5 pounds.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Doctorate plus two years’ experience as an administrator in a community college or Master’s degree plus four years of experience as an administrator in a community college. Additional five years of experience in higher education to include a minimum of one year of full-time teaching. Must have five years of supervisory experience of full time staff. Demonstrated experience in program and curriculum development; grant development and reporting. Official transcripts will be required. ***Will be subject to a criminal background check and fingerprint check.***

Information and Application Process Instructions

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The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act. If you require special accommodations in order to apply for a position, please contact Cynthia Brown, District Human Resources Office, at 214-378-1501.

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