Vice President for Academic Affairs - Northwest College-Wyoming in Powell Wyoming

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Northwest College-Wyoming

Powell, Wyoming 82435

United States


Detailed Job Description

Supervises staff, to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and, making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.

Provides vision, leadership, and oversight in the design, strategy, implementation, and assessment of the overall College mission, strategic plan, and activities related to assigned area of responsibility.

Prepares and administers budgets; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; submits justifications for budget items; monitors and controls expenditures. Identifies and pursues alternative funding sources.

Formulates and interprets policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with applicable program, State, and Federal laws and established criteria.

Prepares, reviews, interprets, and analyzes a variety of complex and multi-faceted information, data, and reports; makes recommendations based on findings.

Develops and maintains internal and external organizational relationships to further College goals and to build strong community alliances.

Serves as a liaison with employees, students, and external organizations; represents the College at a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, on policy-making bodies, and/or other related events.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Position assigned to Academic Affairs may be responsible for:

Providing leadership for academic curriculum, program development, and instructional delivery; on the main campus, at the Cody and Worland Centers, via distance education, and via concurrent and dual enrollment for high school students;

Directing College learning outcomes assessment and accreditation planning, review, and reporting;

Guiding the development and implementation of international student activities and the development of international partners.
Doctoral Degree required.

Several years of higher education leadership experience in academic affairs, or an equivalent combination of experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

Teaching experience is higher education strongly preferred.

Knowledge of:
Leadership principles;
College administration principles and practices;
Advanced principles and practices in assigned area of responsibility;
Public relations principles;
Budgeting principles;
Community agencies and resources;
Strategic planning principles;
Financial management principles;
Project management principles;
Program development and administration principles and practices at a College-wide level.

Skill in:
Monitoring and evaluating the work of subordinate staff;
Delegating and prioritizing work;
Reading, comprehending, and reviewing financial information;
Making program decisions based on financial considerations;
Organizing and directing major work operations;
Developing and administering budgets;
Conducting negotiations and mediations;
Developing and implementing College policies and procedures;
Adapting to rapidly changing environments;
Speaking in public;
Leading complex projects;
Managing the activities of multiple departments;
Writing, interpreting, and communicating policies;
Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
Analyzing problems and data, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Keyword Phrases

  • leadership
  • strategic
  • assessment
  • Accreditation
  • curriculum
  • administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Vice President
Salary: $75,500 - $115,000
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 10/7/2011