Vice President for Learning - Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold Maryland

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Anne Arundel Community College

Arnold, Maryland

United States


Detailed Job Description

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), named as a Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the last three years, invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Learning.

The Vice President provides leadership for the Schools of Arts & Sciences; Business, Computing and Technical Studies; Health Professions, Wellness and Physical Education; Continuing and Professional Studies; the Center for Workforce Solutions; and the Virtual Campus. Reporting to the President, the Vice President is responsible for instructional and curricular planning, comprehensive program reviews, enrollment management, faculty hiring, promotion and tenure, budget management, and strategic planning.

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for the past 50 years by offering high quality, affordable, and accessible learning opportunities and is accountable to its stakeholders. As a Board member of the League for Innovation in the Community College, the college's nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped its more than 53,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. Anne Arundel Community College was among the first colleges in the country to respond to President Obama's call to action to increase the number of graduates. In Fall 2009, the college launched Student Success 2020 to help more students be successful as measured by goal attainment degrees, credit certificates and workforce credentials. In 2010, AACC joined Achieving the Dream, a national commitment to student success and institutional improvement. AACC also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit, continuing education to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest. In addition to its main campus in Arnold, Maryland, AACC has degree centers at Arundel Mills, in Glen Burnie and at centers and schools around the county. Anne Arundel Community College at Arundel Mills in Hanover has been designated a Regional Higher Education Center, one of seven such centers in Maryland. In September 2011, AACC was announced as the lead partner of a 10-college consortium that received a $19.7 million Department of Labor grant to provide training for high-demand jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. This summer, the college opened the Center for Cyber and Professional Training in Hanover and reopened its recently renovated and expanded Andrew G. Truxal Library with a focus on learning and success.

Required Qualifications

The Vice President must possess a commitment to the community college's mission and vision, the highest degree of personal integrity, strong administrative skills and a successful record of college teaching experience and senior managerial experience, particularly at a community college. Demonstrated achievement in promoting student success and enrollment and retention is required. A commitment to diversity along with a demonstrated commitment to innovative learning and teaching are required. A doctorate or terminal degree is required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required.

Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by September 28, 2012. Applications must be submitted electronically to Candidates should submit a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; a resume; and the names of five references with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses. References will not be contacted without written consent from applicants. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number, and email address of the nominee. Nominations can be emailed to

Keyword Phrases

  • Learning
  • Vice President for Learning
  • Great College "Honor Roll"
  • Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Academic Administration
  • Academic Vice Presidents & Provosts
  • Academic Administration Executives
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter