Vice President of Academic Affairs

  • Baltimore City Community College
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Jun 11, 2022
Full time Vice President/Associate/Assistant VP Other Academic Administration & Affairs Other Executive

Job Description

As the chief academic officer, the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) will be a dynamic and unifying leader who articulates the academic vision for the College, providing direction for academic programs, policies, strategies and initiatives. The VPAA is an advocate who promotes innovation, technology resources, collegial engagement and supports excellence        in teaching, learning, and scholarship. The individual will bring a working knowledge and appreciation for operating within a shared governance environment, as well as foster a student centered culture. The VPAA preserves the integrity and viability of the College's curriculum, ensuring its quality, relevance and strategic alignment with the mission, vision and values of the College; and assures the College's continuous adherence to standards governing its accreditation.  The VPAA serves as a member of the President's Cabinet,  providing consultation to the President on academic matters and collaborating with institutional leaders on the development and implementation of college-wide strategy.  The VPAA maintains primary responsibility for academic matters including planning, assessment, program review and development, evaluations and promotions, re-alignment and accountability for the operations, direction and supervision of academic areas, programs, activities, and the faculty and staff. The VP consults and works in collaboration with the Deans, Associate Deans and Program Chairs to bring about a cohesive academic operating infrastructure.

This VPAA also serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO), appointed by the College President.  The ALO is the primary contact with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) staff and as a resource to the institution on MSCHE accreditation issues.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • An earned Doctorate in a STEM, business, social science or related discipline from an accredited institution;
  • Ten (10) years of progressively responsible administrative experience in higher education, including a minimum of seven (7) years of senior-level administrative leadership in academic affairs at the Dean level or equivalent;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of full time teaching in a higher education setting;
  • Experience with higher education regional accreditation standards, and articulation processes and program reviews;
  • Demonstrated leadership in using assessment to continuously improve the quality of teaching and learning and student outcomes;
  • Supervisory experience in the development and evaluation of programs, faculty and administrative personnel;
  • Demonstrates affiliation and leadership standing with professional associations in area of discipline;
  • Possess a strong knowledge and command, working with academic software (learning management system, student information systems)
  • Effective administrative experience that includes planning, faculty development, budgeting, and technology and resource development that fosters innovation.


  • A letter of interest that describes qualifications and professional experience; Curriculum vitae or resume;
  • A minimum of seven (7) professional references, including a current supervisor (work and cell numbers); (upload additional document)
  • Copies of official transcripts will be required of the finalists;
  • Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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