Vice President of Instruction/CAO


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SalaryCompensation is based on Grade O on the 2019-20 Management, Administrative and Professional Employee Salary Schedule
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Rogue Community College invites applications for Vice President of Instructional Services/Chief Academic Officer

General Statement of Responsibilities:
The Vice President of Instructional Services provides positive leadership and vision to support instructional services personnel and the strategic goals of the college. The VPI has supervisory oversight of all instructional personnel, as well as hiring recommendations, performance management, workload, and budget authority. The VPI serves on the Executive Team and collaborates with that team to ensure that all instructional programs support and enhance student success and the college mission. The VPI leads the Instructional Division’s accreditation work and the division’s strategic and short-term planning. Additionally, the VPI serves as the Chief Academic Officer and is responsible for the quality assurance, transferability and efficacy of all credit and non-credit instructional programs and courses.

Supervision Received
Works under the general supervision of the Rogue Community College President.

Supervision Exercised
Supervises Management, Faculty, Classified, Student, Volunteer, and/or Temporary Instructional Services Division staff.

Examples of Duties:
1. Lead the effective operation of the instructional division within the context of the college mission and core values/wildly important goals.
• Work with the college president and executive leadership to ensure that the instructional division supports and enhances the larger college mission and champions the academic vision.
• Identify, prioritize and execute projects, programs and goals to improve the division; transform, strengthen and inspire student experiences while remaining within the college’s financial and systemic capabilities.
• Provide a clear vision of annual and long-term division goals that includes procedures for measurement and evaluation of successful attainment of these goals.
• Meet with college groups, committees and teams to: develop, implement and assess short and long range instructional goals, plans and budgets; respond to and/or resolve institutional opportunities and challenges; provide day-to-day leadership and inspiration that support the college mission, institutional policy and operational procedures.
• Accurately and promptly complete the numerous daily communications, tasks, approvals and authorizations required to operate the division.
• Meet with individual deans, managers, faculty, classified staff, and students to: support divisional operations;
address issues and resolve conflicts; gather and disseminate information; provide leadership mentoring and guidance.
• Research, develop and guide the implementation of appropriate and/or required plans at the divisional level to advance the college mission, respond to community needs, and meet all accreditation and state requirements.
• Identify and capitalize on key opportunities (i.e. grants, new fields of study, untapped training and/or programmatic options, etc.).
2. Foster and maintain relationships and work collaboratively with other internal divisions, departments, and campus leadership groups for the success and safety of students and college personnel.
• Other divisions/departments include, but are not limited to: Student Services, College Services, President’s Office, Foundation, Institutional Research & Effectiveness, etc.
• Campus leadership groups include, but are not limited to: Faculty Association Management Advisory Team (FAMAT), Classified Association Management Advisory Team (CAMAT), Faculty Senate, Associated Student Government, Safety Committee, etc.
• Understand the complexities of safety on college campuses and demonstrate the ability to make safety decisions quickly and effectively; maintain communication with the Risk Manager to stay abreast of immediate or pending issues.
3. Represent the instructional division and the college at the local, state and national level.
• Initiate and support partnerships that align pathways from multiple starting points to RCC programs and on to local employment or university transfer.
• Collaborate with college constituents, including but not limited to advisory committees, early childhood and K-12 partners, regional educational partners, workforce partners, community and business organizations, state-wide governmental agencies, higher education partners, and private educational groups.
• Represent the college on local, regional, and state committees, boards, and taskforces.
• Guide and implement the divisional response to employment, cultural and educational needs in the region in support of the vitality of our community.
• Ensure program coordination and compliance with local, state and regional policy, legislation and accreditation requirements.
4. Lead division personnel.
• Recommend for hire, mentor, train, and supervise, instructional deans, directors, and exempt staff, including ongoing performance management.
• Recommend for hire full time and adjunct faculty and classified employee.
• Ensure all faculty meet credentialing criteria per accreditation requirements.
• Oversee the performance management of all adjunct faculty and classified employees.
• Establish appropriate divisional staffing levels within the college financial capacities.
• Work with executive leadership, management, faculty and classified employees to carry out, revise, and monitor employment contracts, policies, performance expectations, and working conditions.
• Coordinate staff development, orientation, divisional in-service, and training.
• Resolve staff conflicts, grievances and student/community complaints.
5. Coordinate development of informational reports utilizing reliable and meaningful data.
• Conduct presentations and other responses to requests for information from internal and external stakeholders, state and federal agencies and organizations, and the media.
• Collaborate with the college institutional research director and the public information officer to ensure consistent college messaging and data reliability.
6. Oversee the division’s grants, special projects, and events.
• Coordinate with the appropriate internal and external partners.
• Oversee related budgets, accountability measures and reporting.
• Prioritize appropriate and achievable projects.
• Manage the related personnel impacts.
• Ensure that all needed information, assessments, plans, etc. are produced on a timely basis.
• Attend and participate in graduation and other significant college events.
7. Manage the divisional budget.
• Collaborate with deans, directors, department chairs and other faculty groups to establish appropriate staffing, materials and department equipment levels.
• Advocate for the best use of the divisional budget and resources.
• Institute an overall budget to achieve established levels within the college fiscal guidelines and expectations.
• Ensure the division’s fidelity to fiscal practice, policy, contracts and law.

Compensation is based on Grade O on the 2019-20 Management, Administrative and Professional Employee Salary Schedule.

Benefits include:
-Family medical, dental, vision, and employee life insurance;
-Comprehensive leave package, including eleven paid holidays, sick leave, vacation, personal days and emergency leave days;
-Up to 12-credit tuition waiver per quarter;
-Membership in PERS/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP); and
-Eligibility for professional growth funds.

For full details and to apply, please visit the RCC employment website:

RCC is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer actively seeking to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that includes members of historically underrepresented groups and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Listing ID: 4755e0b99091b4b6

December 31, 2019 6:53 pm

2 days, 2 hours