Community is one of our top values here at Pellissippi State. The Vice President of Academic Affairs embodies community in the broadest sense. In this role the Vice President of Academic Affairs will be a key institutional partner in helping the college provide an inclusive and transformative environment for all students, faculty and staff.
The overall purpose of this position is to develop, oversee, direct, and manage the academic programs and academic support services of the College. This includes oversight of new program development; articulation; curriculum and instruction; distance learning; program review and accreditation; recommendations on academic personnel decisions, including promotion and tenure of faculty. Managing academic budgets, working with project directors on academic grants, and participating in regional economic development efforts are also involved.
Essential Job Functions:
50% Oversees and manages the academic departments of the College, both for 2-year career and transfer programs, including supervision of academic deans, the assistant vice president of Academic Affairs, the director of library services, the director of the Pellissippi Center for Excellence, the Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs, and, when relevant, program directors of academic grants
10% With the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, coordinates and supervises articulation, curriculum development and modifications, instructional support, distance learning, academic support programs, and academic testing services
5% Assists the President in developing and implementing the College’s goals and policies; makes recommendations on employment of academic personnel and on promotion and tenure of faculty
5% Coordinates and manages the academic budgets
5% Consults with the President of the Faculty on matters of concern to the College faculty
5% Ensures academic initiatives of the Tennessee Board of Regents and/or the Tennessee Higher Education Commission are carried out at the institutional level by attending system meetings, responding to correspondence, and sharing relevant information with academic department deans and faculty
5% Resolves student complaints, including convening and chairing the Academic Misconduct Appeals and Academic Grade Appeal committees
5% Interacts with a wide variety of people outside the College (e.g,, parents, prospective donors, personnel from other higher education institutions or non-profits, and others) who have business with or interest in the College.
10% Participate in strategic planning, facility planning, policy formulation, budgetary decisions, and Memorandums of Understanding.
Key Results Areas:
The academic integrity of the College is maintained through its quality academic courses and programs. Those programs will be effectively organized, and the courses scheduled and taught to enable student progress toward certificates and associate degrees.
The job presents a variety of complex problems to solve from a wide range of different areas, from new program development, to personnel issues, to student complaints.
· An earned doctorate from an accredited institution
· Eight or more years college teaching experience to include five or more years’ supervisory
experience in a higher education setting
Part-time work experience is calculated at 50% credit of full-time work experience.
Pay Rate: $111,180 – $142,950.00/per year. Pay will be determined based on related work experience above required. To be considered in determining pay, all related work experience must be listed on the application. This is an exempt level position.
In order to be considered, you must complete an online application. Must be submitted by 11/01/2020. A TBR Institution/An AA/EEO College