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Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY 14132
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Position Title: Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs
Position Category: Full Time Staff
Position Status: 12 Month
FLSA: Exempt
Advertised Salary: $81,900 - $110,700
Department: Academic Affairs - Group Office-Admin
Working Hours: Monday - Friday 35 hours per week

General Description: Niagara County Community College is searching for an Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs. This is a full-time, 12-month, college-funded administrative position reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.

The Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs is responsible to the Vice President of Academic Affairs for implementation of college policy and procedures regarding the conduct and evaluation of program review ( PEER ) and the assessment of student learning outcomes; curriculum and program development; academic accreditation standards; articulation agreements; faculty evaluation processes; liaison with the Grants and Institutional Research offices, and for the supervision of the V. James Renda Faculty Resource Center for Academic Excellence ( FRCAE ), the Academic Center for Excellence, and for the college's online learning area.

Typical Work ActivitiesEssential Functions:
  • Designs and implements an ongoing systematic, college wide process to monitor academic programs and accomplish the program review and evaluation process including the college process for student learning outcomes assessment and its system repository. Works closely with the office of instiutioal reserch and with the general education assessment committee to ensure the integrity of data utilized for program reviews.
  • Coordinates accreditation and registration of academic programs, academic affairs publications, proposed staffing or organizational revisions, and academic practices or procedures related to college divisions and staff as well as state and national agencies.
  • Coordinates development of new degree and certificate programs following procedures of NCCC , the State University of New York, and the State Education Department; works with faculty on letters of intent, feasibility studies, and program proposals as required for each organization.
  • Researches and monitors internal academic and student policies and procedures as they relate to applicable legislation regulations and/or audit standards of external agencies for implementation, accreditation, or certification.
  • Coordinates with the grants office, division chairs, and faculty for pertinent grant-related development and monitoring as assigned by the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Coordinates, conducts, and monitors the faculty evaluation process in accordance with established procedures and timelines and submits reports of findings to the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
  • Coordinates with the academic division chairpersons to develop and monitor articulation agreements, assists in the development of agreements with institutions, and ensures notification of final agreements to appropriate college offices for implementation.
  • Participates in and monitors Curriculum Advisory Committee, Academic Center for Excellence, Academic Policies & Standards Committee, Curriculum Committee, Enrollment Management Committee, Faculty Senate, General Education Assessment Committee, Assessment Committee, and Professional Development Committee activities and recommendations and participates in other governance committees as determined by the Vice President of Academic Affairs. The Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs is a contributing member of the Academic Council.
  • Coordinates the communication to appropriate College-wide personnel /departments of any major changes in existing curricula and the registration of new curricula. Oversees micro-credentialing. Assists with Master Schedule development to ensure appropriate courses are offered to address students' needs.
  • Supervises the staff and operations of the Faculty Resource Center, Online Learning, Institutional Research, and faculty training for utilizing learning platforms and instructional technology.
  • Oversees the Credit for Prior Learning process and procedure.
  • Maintains pertinent academic records required by federal and state regulations.
  • Represents the Vice President at meetings or other college-related functions.
  • Performs other appropriate duties as may be assigned.

Essential Functions: Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing; must be able to relate to and interact with a diverse population of staff, members of the faculty and senior administration; must be able to develop and prepare written reports; must be able to articulate evaluative summaries to the instructional staff of the college; must be able to operate computers; must be able to physically perform the functions of this position.

Required Qualifications:
  • Master's degree;
      • Minimum of five (5) years combined administrative experience in higher education working in three (3) of the following areas:
      • Program development,
      • Program assessment;
      • Faculty evaluation,
      • College/university-wide accreditation process,
      • Articulation agreements;
  • Five (5) years full-time or equivalent part-time teaching experience at the post secondary level.

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Doctorate;
  • Experience in higher education working in the following areas:
      • Program development,
      • Program assessment;
      • Faculty evaluation,
      • College/university-wide accreditation process,
      • Articulation agreements;
  • Experience with grant writing or grant monitoring;
  • Experience in professional level support capacity to a Vice President or President at an educational institution;
  • Experience working in a community college.

About NCCC: Our college nurtures and empowers its students and employees in ways that recognize and value our common humanity as well as the richness of our diversity. NCCC offers high-quality academic programs leading to degrees and certificates which are supported by outstanding student services in an inclusive and welcoming environment. NCCC provides a variety of cultural, social, and international experiences, as well as community education and workforce development that supports economic development that positively impacts the quality of life of valued stake-holders. The College operates through a collegial model of shared governance and transparency, and is accountable to meet the highest standards of professionalism and integrity.

Established in 1962, NCCC offers a comprehensive and vibrant learning environment with an enrollment of approximately 4,981 students (Fall 2019 semester). The student to faculty ratio is 17:1, providing a high degree of personalized attention and connection between students and faculty.

The NCCC campus, located in Sanborn, NY, offers easy access to both Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls State Park, and is minutes from the Canadian border. The campus is centrally located between the county's three main cities of Lockport, Niagara Falls, and North Tonawanda. NCCC serves the community in two locations within Niagara County, at the Sanborn campus, and at the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute, located in the heart of downtown Niagara Falls.

NCCC continues to actively expand with the recent opening of its Learning Commons Center, a $25 million dollar project on the Sanborn campus. In just a short period of time, it has become the nucleus of the campus; a place for faculty to collaborate and help students develop critical thinking skills while incorporating state-of-the-art technology and innovative student support services.

NCCC welcomes applicants who are committed in helping us fulfill our mission and to reach our vision of being a leader in providing a dynamic, high quality, educational environment responsive to current and emerging needs of our students and community. At NCCC we embrace diversity and promote inclusion throughout the institution and seek candidates who share those principles and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

Background Check Detail: Niagara County Community College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its faculty, staff, students, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore NCCC will conduct an employment criminal background check on all individuals for whom employment is to be tendered. Those candidates who are discovered to have past criminal convictions will be evaluated for employment per Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law.

EEO Statement: NCCC does not discriminate and prohibits harassment or discrimination related to any protected category including creed, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, political or social affiliation, age, race, color, veteran status, military status, religion, sexual orientation, domestic violence status, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression or perceived gender. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number: S124P
Open Date: 07/09/2021
Close Date: 08/08/2021
Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions Summary: Niagara County Community College considers only those applications that clearly demonstrate the applicant meets all required qualifications as indicated on the posting, please review the qualifications before applying. Persons meeting the required qualifications as stated above should submit the following:

cover letter that addresses each of the qualifications
unofficial transcripts
names and contact information for three (3) current, work related references

Incomplete packets will be rejected for lack of information.


Posted: 2021-07-21 Expires: 2021-08-22

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