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North Lake College (Dallas County Community College District) Vice President of Business Services (Irving, Texas)

North Lake College (Dallas County Community College District) Vice President of Business Services (Irving, Texas)

Executive Search Profile – Vice President for Business Services

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North Lake College seeks applications for the position of Vice President of Business Services (VPBS). Reporting to the President, the VPBS is responsible for the organization and administration of the fiscal and business affairs of the college. Additionally, the VPBS is responsible for the administration of the non-instructional support services of the college including, Facilities Services, IT support, Accounting/Cashier’s Office, and Auxiliary Services.

About North Lake College

North Lake College is a two-year public community college located in Irving, Texas, serving Irving, Coppell, and northwestern Dallas County. North Lake College opened in 1977, becoming the sixth of seven colleges in the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). The DCCCD consists of seven separately accredited colleges led by a Chancellor who reports to an elected Board of Trustees. College operations are supported by centralized District offices. As part of the DCCCD education network, North Lake College works in collaboration with its six sister colleges and the District offices. The college’s Central campus sits on 276 acres in the Las Colinas area of Irving. Notable Facilities include a 380-seat performance hall, a 59,000 sq. ft. library, 2,000 seat gymnasium, Olympic-size covered natatorium, lake-view walking/ jogging trail, an Outdoor Education Center shared with Irving Independent School District and on-site DART Orange Line light rail station. In addition, North Lake operates three community campuses:

  1. North Campus in Coppell,
  2. South Campus in South Irving,
  3. and West Campus adjacent to DFW Airport.

Courses are offered at area high schools for dual credit, and implementation is underway for four Early College and P-Tech High Schools. Courses are offered at area high schools for dual credit and implementation is underway for four Early College and P-Tech High Schools.

LOCATION

Irving, Texas, is located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth close to the DFW International Airport. The DFW Metroplex offers numerous options for dining, entertainment, arts, and sporting events. The Las Colinas area of Irving is home to some of the most iconic corporations in the United States, as well as other national and international companies.

STUDENTS

North Lake’s student body is racially and ethnically diverse. Of the 11,539 credit students enrolled in fall 2018, 41% identified as Hispanic, 19% as Caucasian, 14% as Asian, and 18% as African American. Approximately 8% of the student body are international students. Approximately 4,000 additional students per year take non-credit courses. Approximately 80% of our students attend college part-time. While many students pursue Career and Technical programs, approximately 75% declare their goals as transfer to a university.

STUDENT LIFE

Students at North Lake enjoy a vibrant student life environment with 24 student clubs, numerous honor societies including an award-winning Phi Theta Kappa chapter, and special events and celebrations throughout the year. Athletic programs include men’s basketball and baseball; and women’s soccer and volleyball. The student newspaper and literary magazine are consistent award-winners.

INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS

The college offers technical and academic courses at the freshman and sophomore level and is authorized to grant the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and the Associate of Applied Science degrees. Instruction is offered in class, online, and in hybrid combinations of in-class and online. The college’s signature programs include construction management and technology, logistics, the sciences, information technology, and video technology. MAJOR INITIATIVES • A new 96,000 square foot Construction Technology facility is being designed in partnership with industry leaders on the North Campus. • $1.1 billion General Obligation Bond Special Election on May 4, 2019, authorized by DCCCD Board of Trustees.

SPECIAL AREAS OF FOCUS

• Achieving the Dream Leader College • Guided Pathways to Success • State of Texas Strategic Plan 60x30TX • Dallas Promise • Early College High Schools • Pathways in Technology (P-Tech) Early College High Schools • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) • Sustainability and Global Citizenship

COMMITMENT TO MISSION, VISION, AND VALUES

An obligation to uphold the Vision, Mission and Values of the college in carrying out duties is inherent in this position. A commitment to sustaining a student-centric approach to the student experience, professional interpersonal behavior, strong oral and written communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to students, employees, and the community is essential.

VALUES

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Inclusiveness
  • Perseverance

Position Description

Responsible for the organization and administration of the fiscal and Timeline and business affairs of the college. Additionally responsible for the administration of the non-instructional support services of the college, including Auxiliary Services.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Master’s degree or higher in related field. Minimum of four (4) years’ experience to include fund accounting and high level supervisory/ management/budgeting experience. Additional four years of full-time experience as an administrator in a community college environment.

Requires advanced knowledge of computerized business/accounting/budget applications. Demonstrated ability to professionally engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds. The ability to model high-quality customer service. The ability to lead collaboration across the college, and the DCCCD network.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the financial planning of the college. Projects income and expenditures, analyzes and coordinates budget development within the college budget allocation.
  • Monitors and controls expenditures within guidelines established by DCCCD policies and limitations of budget allocations.
  • Responsible for fiscal accountability for the college, including final responsibility for all financial transactions, recordkeeping, report preparation, inventory control, financial and personnel/ payroll document control.
  • Develops, negotiates, and maintains contractual agreements on behalf of the college.
  • Hires, trains and supervises the personnel responsible for directing Facilities Services, IT support, Accounting/Cashier’s Office, college safety and security, mail/copy/print shop services.
  • Provides guidance to lease operations in the areas of food service, vending, and the college store. Interprets and ensures compliance with college/DCCCD policy and procedures and state and federal laws as they apply to the business office and personnel/payroll functions.
  • Supervisory liaison to police force assigned to the college.
  • Responsible for sustainability efforts and environmental health and safety programs on campus.
  • Serves on the college Executive Team reporting to the President.
  • Participates as a member of the Vice President of Business Services Council for the DCCCD.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Application Process and Timeline

North Lake College of the Dallas County Community College District has retained the executive search services of Gold Hill Associates to assist in the recruitment and evaluation of potential candidates for the North Lake College Vice President of Business Services position. To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by Friday, May 31, 2019.

APPLICATION PROCESS

To be considered for this position, submit the following:

  1. Application form (https://opportunities.dcccd.edu/cw/en-us/job/498057?lApplicationSubSourceID)
  2. Current resume.
  3. A cover letter that succinctly addresses the position profile and demonstrates how the candidate’s experience and professional qualifications prepare them to serve the needs of North Lake College (not to exceed two pages). Cite examples from background and experience to demonstrate knowledge and expertise.
  4. Unofficial college transcripts required with application.

For confidential inquiries, please contact:

Gold Hill Associates
Dennis Michaelis
dennis@goldhillassociates.com
Phone: 254-297-9896

Grand Rapids Community College Provost Search (Grand Rapids, Michigan)

Grand Rapids Community College

PROVOST/EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
FOR ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS

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Hours:                                     40 hours/52 weeks
Salary:                                     Salary is commensurate with experience and competitive
Reports to:                             President

Grand Rapids Community College invites applications and nominations for the position of Provost/Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. The Provost reports directly to the President and serves as the Chief Academic Officer with major responsibilities for strategic planning and guiding all aspects of teaching and learning in support of student success. The Provost also is charged with establishing the academic vision for Grand Rapids Community College in pursuit of its Mission, Vision, Values, and Ends through the contributions of the deans, associate deans, faculty, staff, and their respective systems of support.

Grand Rapids Community College has a 100-year history of academic excellence and a sound reputation as a premier transfer institution. It is nationally recognized for its liberal arts and occupational programs. With approximately 250 full-time and 500 adjunct faculty, learning opportunities are provided for more than approximately 30,000 credit and non-credit students enrolled in liberal arts and occupational courses. GRCC has a physical presence that includes an eight-block downtown campus, a two-block presence known as the DeVos Campus, two Michigan Technical Education Centers (M-TECs ®), and several learning centers. Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (EXPECTATIONS)

  • Provide balanced leadership to the administration, faculty, and staff of School of Arts and Science, School of Workforce Development, Student Affairs, Student Success and Retention, Distance Learning and Instructional Technologies, Institutional Research and Planning, and Instructional Support.
  • Lead and collaborate with the Academic and Student Affairs administration, faculty and staff to establish and communicate clear conceptual expectations, principles, and guidelines related to the academic vision and strategic planning.
  • Model and champion GRCC’s core values; Excellence, Diversity, Responsiveness, Innovation, Accountability, Sustainability, Respect, and Integrity.
  • Work closely with the President and other College officers to provide overall internal executive leadership to, and support for, the faculty, staff, and their respective systems of support in Academic and Student Affairs through the creation, revision, and/or deletion of all policies related to Academic and Student Affairs.
  • Lead college efforts to promote and sustain a rigorous and compassionate and learning-centered environment that supports student success in both credit and non-credit areas through collaborative decision making and strategic planning.
  • Participate in the College’s internal leadership conversations to set College goals and formulate strategies for achieving the goals that arise from these conversations.
  • Guide the Academic Governing Council in the development and review of academic policies through collaborative decision making.
  • Oversee academic programs and curriculum development to ensure that GRCC remains current and viable in the educational community.
  • Ensure the primacy of the academic mission in all College decision-making including, but not limited to, physical and technological infrastructure, budget, fundraising, hiring, and internal and external communications.
  • Oversee enrollment management to provide a learning environment that is conducive to learning, sustainable and responsive to financial conditions and community needs.
  • Assure that college policies and procedures governing academic and student issues enhance the learning environment and reflect current needs and appropriate practices.
  • Accountable for maintaining the College’s accreditation and standing in the academic community.
  • Collaborate with the chief academic officers of area institutions, transfer institutions, intermediate school districts, regional school district superintendents, government agencies, and other community organizations to promote academic partnerships, scholarships, and resources.
  • Advocate for GRCC at public forums, including local, state and national meetings.
  • Create an inclusive environment and ensure a diverse and representative population of faculty, staff and students through recruitment, enrollment and retention of all target populations who represent a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin, and ability.
  • Ensure an overall safe, secure, and appropriate learning environment for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Oversee, as an executive budget officer, the administration of the overall budget, and collaborate with the Deans to establish budget priorities for the responsible allocation of resources for academic and student affairs including instruction, academic support, and institutional research.
  • Identify new sources of revenue to support existing programs and create new programs that promote and advance the College’s mission.
  • Commit to the oversight of and following policies and procedures for performance evaluations of the College’s collective bargaining units within Academic and Student Affairs that include Faculty Association and Educational Support Professionals plus non-union staff (Meet and Confer).
  • Understand and administer the terms contracted with the College’s collective bargaining units.
  • Set direction for professional development programming for faculty, staff, and their respective systems of support in Academic and Student Affairs.
  • Encourage and facilitate College service, community engagement, and experiential learning by all faculty and staff.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

Education and Credentials

The successful candidate must possess an earned doctorate from a regionally-accredited college or university

Experience

  • Distinguished record of a minimum of five years as a full-time classroom faculty member in a college or university setting
  • Experience in curriculum development and design
  • Five or more years of progressively responsible supervisory and management experience in a college or university with a diverse student body
  • Experienced, creative administrator with demonstrated leadership skills needed to foster the continuing academic progress and vitality of the College
  • A record of academic and scholarly achievement sufficient to earn the respect of the academic community
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity and inclusivity
  • Experience in a community college is preferred (but not required)
  • Prior experience with collective bargaining in a college environment is preferred (but not required)

Skills and Mental Demands

  • Articulate with the ability to embrace and promote the Community College identity and philosophy
  • Problem solver who shows foresight and initiative as the College faces change
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with an interest in helping and supporting students, staff, faculty and the general public
  • Collaborator with the ability to build trust among faculty, administration, and staff
  • Flexible and handles pressure while possessing mature judgment in regards to interruptions and change
  • Organized with the ability to manage numerous complex task at once
  • Professional when handling sensitive or difficult situations
  • Resilient and persistent and able to effectively manage setbacks
  • Considerate of whole systems and the implications of plans, policies, and decisions
  • Approachable and builds consensus and a shared commitment from others
  • Respectful of the talents and skills of others and creates an inclusive environment

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Working Conditions

Highly visible academic position requiring a strong presence at the College and in the community at large.

METHOD OF APPLICATION (NOMINATIONS AND APPLICATIONS)

Grand Rapids Community College offers the next Provost the opportunity to be part of a unique, student-focused academic community and to build upon what already is exceptional to make it even better. Applicants must have a terminal degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, along with a substantial leadership background. Salary considerations will be competitive.

To assure the best consideration, applications should be received by May 17, 2019. The application should include a letter of interest specifically addressing the applicant’s background in relation to qualifications described (not more than four pages); a current résumé (or curriculum vitae); and the names of at least five professional references with each person’s position, office or home address, e-mail address, and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. All applications will remain confidential.

The search is being assisted by Dr. Preston Pulliams, Gold Hill Associates. Nominations and applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF Format) to Preston@GoldHillAssociates.com.

Grand Rapids Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment. GRCC creates an inclusive learning and working environment that recognizes the value and dignity of each person. It is the policy and practice of GRCC to provide equal educational and employment opportunities regardless of age, race, color, religion, marital status, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, height, weight, national origin, disability, veteran status or genetics in all programs, activities, services, employment and advancement including admissions to, access to, treatment in, or compensation in employment as required by state and federal law. Further information may be obtained from the EEO Office or the Office of General Counsel, 143 Bostwick Avenue NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3295.

Estrella Mountain Community College- A Maricopa Community College, President Search (Avondale, Arizona)

Estrella Mountain Community College

College President Position Profile

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About Estrella Mountain Community College

www.estrellamountain.edu

To continue the advancement of Maricopa’s Strategic Commitments and transformational plan, the Chancellor of the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) invites all highly qualified and experienced individuals to apply for the position of President of Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC). This is an exciting opportunity for a skilled strategist able to envision, propose, and implement change with a proven record of engaging the college, community, and other external partners in improving student access and success.

As chief executive officer of the EMCC, the next President will be committed to leading the college as a critical partner who has demonstrated excellence and innovation to support the commitment of providing quality, accessible education to all communities served. MCCCD is one of the largest Community College Districts in the nation (200,000 students). MCCCD enjoys a rich heritage of stellar academic, transfer and career technical programs, effective partnerships with local K-12 districts and universities, and broad support from the communities served by the Maricopa County Community Colleges.

THE COLLEGE

Serving approximately 15,000 students annually, Estrella Mountain Community College (EMCC) is the newest of the ten institutions in the district and boasts a variety of learning options for students, where the motto “your success is our success” applies to every student. With a 135 acre main campus in Avondale and two satellite sites, Buckeye Education Center and West MEC, EMCC’s Southwest Valley locations offer easy access for students to meet their goals. Located in the fastest growing region of the county, Estrella Mountain is master-planned to be a large, comprehensive learning college of more than 40,000 students.

STEAM Engine, a lab to stimulate ideas in science, technology, engineering, arts, and math, the Energy Institute, as well as the culinary studies programs, college-operated restaurant, Regions, are examples of EMCC’s commitment to enhanced learning environments for student success. The College is a Hispanic Serving Institution and offers all students a welcoming community of student clubs, athletics, arts, and culture. Since opening in 1992, EMCC has worked to create a “sense of place” that expresses the historical and cultural values of the surrounding communities.

Referred to as a “Diamond in the Desert”, EMCC’s track record provides students with meaningful and engaging learning environments as a learning college, consistently demonstrated enrollment growth as a result of intentional, innovative, and proactive recruitment and retention strategies.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Maricopa Community Colleges District Chancellor, and operating within District policies and procedures, the President is the Chief Executive Officer of the College and is responsible for and directs the operation of the institution through subordinate instructional and operational administrators. The President has full authority to administer and manage the College and participates in policy and operational decisions of the District. The President is a member of the Chancellor’s Executive Council.

OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

The successful new President will:

  1. Provide dynamic visionary leadership by recognizing innovative opportunities complemented with the ability to take risks and make data-informed decisions.
  2. Build effective partnerships with business and industry and non-profit organizations, and expand well-coordinated partnerships with other educational institutions.
  3. Foster innovations in instruction, student support services, and engagement that leads to increased students success and completion rates while also closing the equity achievement gap.
  4. Support and value the voices of all constituents and practice collegiality, collaboration, and participatory governance.
  5. Through effective leadership and communication, foster a learning environment that builds a cohesive and unified college-wide team of administrators, faculty, and staff.
  6. Establish internal procedures and proactive approaches that will result in the hiring and retention of diverse staff and faculty that will reflect the demographics of communities that the College serves.
  7. Provide leadership in the community while fostering relationships that result in the generation of new revenue streams and contributions to the MCCCD Foundation.
  8. Be a proactive advocate for the College while also serving as an effective member of the Chancellor`s Executive Council in support of the District`s strategic goals and plans.
  9. Establish and maintain an open door management approach by providing opportunities to interact with the college workforce and concentrate on employee conversations and recognition.
  10. Lead the college in responding proactively to address the College`s enrollment growth and community needs by planning for and seeking additional facilities and resources.
  11. Be a skilled leader who holds everyone to a high standard of accountability, demonstrating integrity, fairness, and transparency.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • A Master’s Degree from a regionally-accredited college or university
  • Significant senior leadership experience in higher education
  • Demonstrated successful experience working in a diverse and multicultural environment
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects to completion

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Doctorate Degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Passionate about the community college mission
  • Demonstrated commitment to student success
  • Advocate for inclusion and student equity
  • Successful experience with participatory governance and participatory leadership
  • Knowledge and experience with general, transfer, and developmental education and workforce development
  • Teaching experience in higher education, preferably in a Community College setting
  • Experience in supporting student services programs
  • Experience with data-informed decision-making
  • Knowledge and experience in application of current technology in educational institutions
  • Experience in effective budget planning and implementation in a changing environment
  • Commitment to transparency, integrity, collaboration, and communication
  • Superb communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Known for integrity and ethical behavior

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The President directs the implementation of District policies and programs in the operational and educational activities of the College;
  • Plans, organizes, and administers the activities of the president’s office;
  • Develops and recommends college long and short term goals and objectives, organizational structure, and staffing;
  • Provides leadership for budget development and overall sustainability efforts;
  • Fosters data-informed decision making;
  • Develops and maintains a climate of collaboration and teamwork resulting in the accomplishment of the college’s strategic directions and goals;
  • Provides leadership/support of the college’s accreditation through the higher learning commission (hlc);
  • Adheres to human resources policies and practices that support successful employee recruitment, hiring, retention, training and talent recognition, and development;
  • Provides leadership for resource development through the identification and procurement of revenue streams;
  • Provides leadership for enrollment management;
  • Develops and maintains education, business, industry and community partnerships;
  • Fosters innovation and continuous improvement throughout the college and promotes the integration of technology;
  • Honors excellence in teaching and learning;
  • Develops public relations strategies to enhance the college’s image and provides leadership locally and nationally;
  • Provides leadership and collaboration as part of the chancellor’s executive council and serves on several district committees;
  • Provides leadership to promote public stewardship and ethics;
  • Promotes diversity among faculty, staff and students to establish and maintain a welcoming and respectful environment, which supports all diverse groups;
  • And develops and maintains effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members.

About Maricopa Community Colleges

www.maricopa.edu

THE DISTRICT

Estrella Mountain Community College is one of ten individually accredited colleges that comprise the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) located throughout metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. The District was established in 1962 and has since grown to serve nearly 200,000 students annually in credit and non-credit programs, making it the largest provider of post-secondary education in the state of Arizona and one of the largest providers of higher education in the United States. It is recognized as one of the most innovative community college systems in the country.

In a time of budgetary challenges for higher education, the District maintains exemplary financial stability as one of a few community college districts nationally to hold a Triple-A bond rating from all three rating agencies.

Today, the District’s colleges offer comprehensive educational programs in university transfer, occupational, professional, special interest, and continuing education curricula to serve the needs of the county area. The Maricopa Community Colleges has an operating budget of over $733 million and employs approximately 17,500 people including 1,398 full-time faculty, 4,806 adjunct faculty, and 3276 administrative, clerical, and support staff.

Each year the Maricopa Community Colleges receive awards and recognition for innovation and best practices in community colleges. For example, eight of the Maricopa Community Colleges were named among the Aspen Institute’s top 150 community colleges in the United States, the signature acknowledgment of high achievement and performance recognizing exceptional student outcomes in four areas: student learning, certificate and degree completion, employment and earning, and access and success for minority and low-income students. MCCCD leaders proactively serve on the boards of associations and organizations that further the mission of the community college nationally, regionally, and locally.

The District’s vision for Transformation is contained within the Vision, Goals, and Outcomes at https://transformation.maricopa.edu and is derived from MCCCD’s strategic commitments. The plan seeks to increase enrollment, persistence, and completion as well as the District’s responsiveness to the community and employers by implementing “Guided Pathways to Success” and creating a series of regional industry sector institutes for occupational programs. These efforts are intended to embed and prioritize student success overall decisions, actions and processes by the colleges and the District.

HOW TO APPLY

  • All inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest are confidential and are to be directed to the search consultant.
  • To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than April 08, 2019. The position is open until filled.
  • To apply, email application materials to preston@goldhillassociates.com. Do not apply via the District job portal.

Candidates will need to have the following information or materials available for full consideration:

A letter of application (not to exceed 5 pages) that succinctly addresses the Position Profile and demonstrates how the candidate’s experience and professional qualifications prepare them to serve as Estrella Mountain’s Community College President.

  1. A current resume including an email address and cellular telephone number.
  2. A list of eight references: three supervisors, two direct reports and individuals from current or former institutions or organizations.
  3. Candidates are encouraged to convert and submit their application materials into a single PDF file in order to upload their materials.

For additional information, nominations or confidential inquiries, please contact:

• Preston Pulliams, Ed.D., President, Gold Hill Associates, preston@goldhillassociates.com, 503.704.3425 (Mobile).
• Katherine (Kathi) Hiyane-Brown, Ph.D., Search Consultant, katherine@goldhillassociates.com, 612.432.1081 (Mobile).

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA employer including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Diverse and inclusive, the District encourages interest from all protected class applicants.

Mesa Community College, Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs (Mesa, Arizona)

Mesa Community College

Position Summary

Serving as the chief academic and student services officer of the College, the Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs (EVP) works collaboratively with faculty and staff in strengthening a culture committed to the success of all students, building a comprehensive system of Guided Pathways, enhancing transfer and workforce partnerships, supporting a broad range of student support and retention programs, implementing a strategic enrollment management plan, and promoting innovation and educational excellence.

The Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs leads academic and strategic enrollment planning, guides continuous improvement of academic, occupational, and student support programs and services to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and community partners in a multi-campus, multi-modal environment; promotes integrity, collaboration, innovation and continued professional development; leads the College in narrowing achievement and equity gaps for all students; engages business and community partners to strengthen the College’s relationships to promote student success, transfer, and employment; and demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, collaboration, innovation, student success, and diversity.

The Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs will have demonstrated success at leading in a collaborative manner with all areas of the College.  An appreciation and understanding of the shared governance process will play an important role in building trust and breaking down silos at the College.  The Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs will possess a positive leadership style, sense of humor, unwavering commitment to student success, and must operate with a high level of emotional intelligence and ethical conduct.   The Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs will be adaptive, comfortable leading within a changing environment, managing conflict, possessing a high degree of entrepreneurialism and proven success in developing and nurturing partnerships both inside and outside of the organization.

In this newly created position, the Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs will have the opportunity to help shape a new organizational structure designed to create a more comprehensive and integrated approach to support student success and the implementation of Guided Pathways.  The EVP will be an integral and actively engaged member of the College’s leadership team.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in education or field related to area of assignment.
  2. Four years of progressively responsible management and/or leadership experience in field of assignment that includes two years of supervisory experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. An earned doctorate degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. A minimum of seven years successful post-secondary leadership and academic/student affairs administrative experience. Community college leadership experience highly preferred.
  3. Experience fostering an inclusive and equitable learning environment in a diverse setting.
  4. An exceptionally skilled communicator able to collaborate and build relationships internally and externally.
  5. Shared governance experience leading and managing within a multi-campus and multi-division environment
  6. Experience working with the Guided Pathways framework as a core business model.
  7. Demonstrated professional experience using evidence-based decision-making, short and long-term planning, and working within an accountability structure.

Challenges and Opportunities

The Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs will be an innovative and collaborative leader prepared to successfully address the following opportunities and challenges:

  1. Provide leadership and support in implementing a comprehensive system of Guided Pathways with integrated support services.
  2. Develop and implement a strategic enrollment management plan that leverages the full spectrum of program offerings, addresses the demographic shifts in the local community, and supports enrollment, retention, and completion goals.
  3. Assist in the development and implementation of new organizational and shared governance structures designed to increase transparency, build more collaborative and trusting relationships across the college, and break down institutional silos.
  4. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and narrowing the equity and achievement gaps of all students.    
  5. Promote innovation in program and curriculum development, academic scheduling, student support services, professional development, and teaching and learning.
  6. Enhance partnerships with K-12 school districts, municipalities, transfer institutions, employers, and other key stakeholders for the purpose of advancing the college’s mission and creating opportunities for our students.

Salary Range:  Minimum-$134,443         Midpoint-$174,776          Maximum-$215,109

College Overview:

Mesa Community College is known for service-learning, career and technical programs, civic engagement and innovative approaches to education. The college serves as a resource for career readiness, transfer education, workforce development and lifelong learning. Host to 30,000 students annually, MCC offers more than 195 degree and certificate programs at its two campuses and additional locations. Seamless transfer for students is facilitated by partnerships with more than 50 universities across the nation. A vibrant community, rich with alumni achievement and a part of the East Valley of Metropolitan Phoenix fabric for more than 50 years, MCC connects with those it serves through a range of business, industry, government, and K-12 partnerships.

MCC is transforming through Guided Pathways, with the goal to improve college completion, transfer and job attainment for all students. A Hispanic Serving Institution with a diverse student body that enriches the learning experience, MCC welcomes more than 400 international students representing over 60 countries. Award-winning faculty are dedicated to student success, providing the education and training that empowers MCC students to compete locally and globally. MCC was named as one of the top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s signature recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges, and has been awarded the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

MCC, located in the sunny and warm East Valley of Phoenix, Arizona, is one of ten individually accredited colleges that comprise the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD). The District is the largest provider of post-secondary education in Arizona and one of the largest providers of higher education in the United States. MCC’s strategic plan and priorities, which focus on Effective Teaching and Learning, Strategic Enrollment Management, and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, align with the District’s vision and Maricopa Transformation Plan www.maricopa.edu/transformation.

For additional information visit mesacc.edu.

Mesa Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

How to Apply:

For full consideration submit application materials by March 29, 2019.  Position will remain open until filled. 

All inquiries, expressions of interest, nominations and applications are to be directed to the search consultant and are strictly confidential. Do not apply via the District job portal.

Please send the following to the search consultant no later than March 29, 2019.   Electronic transmissions are strongly encouraged.

  1. Letter expressing interest in the opportunity and how your background matches position requirements (not to exceed five pages)
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for a range of professional references (six minimum) to include a direct telephone number and email

This position is a non-classified position that will have an employment contract.  Any internal hires waive their rights to classified employment by accepting the position.

Search Consultant:

Dr. Alice Marie Jacobs
Gold Hill Associates
alice@goldhillassociates.com
Phone #217-260-8343
alice@goldhillassociates.com

College of Southern Nevada, Charleston Campus Vice President (Las Vegas, Nevada)

College of Southern Nevada, Campus Vice President - North Las Vegas

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The College of Southern Nevada seeks applications for the position of Charleston Campus Vice President. Reporting to the President, the Charleston Campus Vice President serves as the head of the campus management team, aligns campus goals and activities to the overall mission and vision of the College, and meets the unique needs of the respective service area.

The College of Southern Nevada is a comprehensive, multi-campus community college and the largest and most ethnically diverse institution of higher education in the state of Nevada. The college is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. CSN is one of four community colleges within the Nevada System of Higher Education, which also includes two universities, a state college, and a research institute.

Founded in 1971, CSN is the largest college in the state, operating in over 50 locations including three main campuses and eight learning centers in Clark County, covering over 8,000 square miles. CSN educates more than 50,000 unique students annually in credit, non-credit, and workforce development programs. Three of every four students attend part-time, 57 percent are female, and nearly two-thirds are students of color. Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, CSN offers educational opportunities in more than 70 academic programs featuring more than 180 degrees and certificates (25 degrees and certificates available entirely online), including seven bachelor’s degrees.

The College’s Charleston Campus is located in the city of Las Vegas. The campus is situated on a 76-acre parcel and has 743,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. The Charleston campus is home to the Ralph & Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences, which houses cardio-respiratory sciences, nursing, surgical technology, and sonography. Dental assisting and hygiene programs, along with a state-of-the-art veterinary technology program, are located on this campus alongside general education classrooms and science labs. Executive administration, the CSN Foundation, and human resources offices are located on this campus as well. In addition, slated to open on each campus in the fall 2019 semester are brand-new student unions, which will include food courts, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center and other student services.

The campus location is home to unique partnerships with Clark County Library District, KNPR, southern Nevada’s public radio station, and City of Las Vegas Fire Station 6 that also serves as a learning laboratory. Located adjacent to Bonanza High School, the Charleston Campus houses CSN High School West, a collaboration with the Clark County School District, that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.

HISTORY

Clark County Community College opened its doors to 402 southern Nevada students in August 1971 and enrollment grew rapidly. By the early 1990s, more than 20,000 students studied at what was then called the Community College of Southern Nevada. In 2007, the name was changed again, this time to the College of Southern Nevada to reflect the addition of niche bachelor’s degrees. Today, CSN serves more than 35,000 students across the Las Vegas Valley each semester. Each of CSN’s campuses in Las Vegas, Charleston, and Henderson cover approximately 80 acres, with other sites and centers throughout southern Nevada. CSN specializes in two-year degrees, niche bachelor’s degrees and workforce development that lead directly to high-demand careers or transfer to a university. The College has become an economic force within the region, with an estimated $988 million annual impact.

INNOVATION FOR REAL-WORLD APPLICATION

CSN provides a grounded education based on real-world applications for real life. An academic curriculum, diverse programs, and hands-on teaching delivery allow students to learn and apply practical solutions for their educational success and personal growth. The College provides excellence in teaching with an innovative, student-centered education through active learning and appropriate technology. The faculty steps outside traditional approaches, consistently demonstrating an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit while the facilities reflect the College’s commitment to the latest in technology. CSN provides access for all to higher education, regardless of age, race, ethnicity or economic barriers. The college community is a welcoming one for a wide range of students, faculty, and staff.

ABOUT CSN

CSN creates opportunities and enriches lives with inclusive learning and working environments that support diversity and student success. Situated in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, CSN’s mission ensures the College serves the diverse educational needs of the communities and businesses within the southern Nevada service area.

An Institutional Advisory Council helps link the College to the community it serves and to anticipate regional educational trends. The council, comprised of community and business leaders, provides input on college operations to the College President and state higher education officials.

The College’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development helps meet the training needs of southern Nevada’s workforce and employers.

The Division is an entrepreneurial and self-supporting arm of CSN that works with the region ‘s business and key industry sectors in the assessment, design, and implementation of customized curricula and training programs. It also provides services to students, employers, employees and adult learners seeking education opportunities, new skills, and career advancement.

CSN is a growing and influential network that enables students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to advance personally, professionally and intellectually. Its vibrant network of people and programs creates lifelong benefits for all students. As the communities of southern Nevada continue to grow in both population and diversity, CSN’s commitment is to remain highly accessible to serve the diverse needs of an increasing population.

LOCATION

The selected candidate will discover an environment where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with optimal quality of life in a locale with abundant opportunities for work and play. Las Vegas has drawn millions of visitors and trillions of dollars in wealth to southern Nevada, and the economy is on the rise, named the No. 11 “Best City to Start a Business” by Forbes in 2014. Las Vegas is an excellent base camp for outdoor recreation. Nearby popular hiking and rock-climbing spots include Lake Mead

National Recreation Area, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park and Valley of Fire State Park. Residents enjoy pleasant suburban communities, including the cities of Charleston and Henderson, world-class restaurants and beautiful parks. Las Vegas features an ultra-reasonable cost of living, with affordable prices on everything from housing to utilities to groceries compared to most major cities across the nation. Thanks to its mild winters and ample sunshine, Las Vegas appeals to a variety of age groups, from retirees to millennials. There are plenty of kid-friendly activities available to keep families busy including Springs Preserve, which offers family-friendly events, in addition to its museum exhibits, botanical gardens, and unique, desert-themed playground. It’s all here for the academic executive professionally prepared to step up to this key leadership role.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Charleston Campus Vice President facilitates the transition to a multi-campus district and performance-based organization, ensuring a consistent student experience at all CSN campuses. The position is accountable for key outcomes related to the strategic leadership of the campus, serves as the head of the campus management team, aligns campus goals and activities to the overall mission and vision of the College, and meets the unique needs of the respective service area.

The CharlestonCampus Vice President, in collaboration with the CSN Vice Presidents, has budgetary oversight of resources in support of campus operations, programs, and services, and is responsible for maximizing efficiencies and effectiveness. In a matrix organization, the Charleston Campus Vice President provides leadership and coordination for all campus and service area support services; educational, workforce and personal enrichment programming and scheduling; campus life and multicultural activities; campus events; and safety and security activities. The Charleston Campus Vice President makes significant improvements in the fulfillment of CSN’s institutional outcomes at a learning-centered college, to provide leadership for a dynamic campus that is growing rapidly in response to the community’s needs, and to fully engage with a diverse community to increase access to higher education and enable greater economic mobility.

The Charleston Campus Vice President is responsible for continuously improving campus programming and operations to serve the needs of students, ensuring a consistent student experience across all campuses. Reporting to the President and a member of CSN’s executive team, the position is committed to the mission and vision of CSN. A central responsibility is to bring a focus to equitable student success as it relates to instruction and campus climate to this rich, culturally diverse, comprehensive campus. The position is accountable for key outcomes related to:

1) the college management team,

2) relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and

3) the CSN strategic plan.

The Charleston Campus Vice President manages and works for the success of attached learning centers. The person in this role serves as a community and college leader for day-to-day operations, supervises the selected leadership team assigned to the campus (and attached learning centers), and performs other duties as assigned.

CHALLENGES

  • Establish effective coordination and collaborative approaches with internal and community stakeholders to ensure consistent information is shared within the College, and with its leadership and the community.
  • Act as an advocate by promoting the mission of the College and sharing information to ensure that all necessary individuals and entities have current and accurate information about the College.
  • Optimize Students First initiative by delivering cohesive and coordinated programs and initiatives utilizing the strengths of a matrix reporting organization and ensuring that students have a consistent experience across all campuses.

OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Effectively utilizing the matrix reporting organizational structure, engage in high-level, long-range and strategic planning to ensure the most optimal use of the human, technological, and fiscal resources of the College and the applicable external and internal communities of interest in order to advance the Students First mission of CSN.
  • Create and foster an organizational structure that supports operational excellence and promotes optimal efficiency.

Vision and Planning in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Creating a climate of open and effective communication
  • Developing strong partnerships with community stakeholders
  • Leading the campus in the implementation of compliance activities, including but not limited to NSHE mandates, substantive change documentation, and planning
  • Leading the campus in developing unique and compelling vision for its service to students and community
  • Coordinating and collaborating with the CSN Foundation for resource support, fund- and friend-raising
  • Working collaboratively with faculty and staff in campus planning and implementing the CSN Strategic Plan
  • Working collaboratively with other campus Vice Presidents, faculty leadership and the Institutional Advisory Council as needed
  • Participating as a member of the College Leadership Council and Vice President’s Council

Teaching and Learning in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Promoting and supporting the learning-centered concept and working in a collaborative relationship with all Vice Presidents and Deans
  • Developing and building education pathways and new certificate and degree programs for students
  • Promoting dual and concurrent enrollment as well as the Community College High School for the campus
  • Committing to a campus environment that encourages and enables faculty to create positive learning environments
  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, guiding the class scheduling process
  • Promoting learning assessment

Student Services in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Supervising and monitoring the campus student experience, including student life and activities and code of conduct
  • Engaging diversity activities and events that promote an inclusive campus climate
  • Monitoring academic integrity and the consistent student experience for optimal service to students

Personnel Management and Development in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Building and leading an effective campus leadership team to fulfill the College’s vision
  • Creating developmental opportunities to offer personal and professional growth for campus stakeholders
  • Serving on or chairing college councils or committees as required
  • Promoting the development of adjunct faculty

Financial Management:

  • Responsible and accountable in building budgets for programs, departments, schools and the campus
  • Holding constituents and stakeholders accountable for adherence to budgets

The position reports to the College President and works in collaboration with other Vice Presidents.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, higher education administration or related field;
  • Seven years of progressively responsible experience as a leader in higher education, government, business or community organization of comparable size and complexity;
  • Strong leadership skills that promote integrity, inclusion, growth, innovation, and accountability;
  • Experience and skill in examining operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing procedures;
  • Experience consulting with faculty, administrators, staff and students; listening and applying recommendations;
  • Knowledge of college curricula and instructional programs, as well as accreditation standards;
  • Knowledge of budgeting principles and practices;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with varied constituent groups and individuals from diverse backgrounds in an enriching, diverse community;
  • Ability to interact with elected officials;
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with Foundation goals;
  • Ability to interpret financial data and manage resources;
  • Ability to understand and advance a multi-ethnic learning environment;
  • Ability and commitment to work with diverse functions, competing interests, and limited resources to help students succeed with their educational objectives;
  • Knowledge of student-related issues.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in business or higher education administration or related field;
  • Knowledge of the community college mission and experience working in a similar environment;
  • Familiarity and understanding of a collective bargaining setting;
  • Experience in a publicly funded higher education institution.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The College of Southern Nevada has retained the executive search services of Gold Hill Associates to assist in the recruitment and evaluation of potential candidates for the Charleston Campus Vice President position. The position description can be found at https://www.csn.edu/charlestonvp.  Submission of application materials will be accepted only by email to dennis@goldhillassociates.com.

To ensure full consideration, application materials should submit the following no later than March 29, 2019:

  1. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications and experience
  2. A current resume or CV
  3. Reference contact information (required only for those selected as semi-finalists)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Dennis Michaelis, Ph.D.
Search Consultant,
Gold Hill Associates

dennis@goldhillassociates.com
254-297-9896

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

The College of Southern Nevada is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability (whether actual or perceived by others), religion, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status (military status or military obligations) in the programs or activities which it operates.

GOLD HILL ASSOCIATES

Gold Hill Associates is dedicated solely to community college executive searches. Operating since 1990, Gold Hill Associates has assisted over 100 community colleges in searches for new presidents and executives.  We are the most comprehensive independently owned community college executive search firm in the country. We work in colleges throughout the country, from small rural institutions to sizeable urban multi-college districts. Our search procedures are effective and rely on input from all college constituencies. At all times, we respect the need for confidentiality and ensure all applicants that their application materials will be honored as such.

College of Southern Nevada, North Las Vegas Campus Vice President (Las Vegas, Nevada)

College of Southern Nevada, Campus Vice President - North Las Vegas

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The College of Southern Nevada seeks applications for the position of North Las Vegas Campus Vice President. Reporting to the President, the North Las Vegas Campus Vice President serves as the head of the campus management team, aligns campus goals and activities to the overall mission and vision of the College, and meets the unique needs of the respective service area.

The College of Southern Nevada is a comprehensive, multi-campus community college and the largest and most ethnically diverse institution of higher education in the state of Nevada. The college is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. CSN is one of four community colleges within the Nevada System of Higher Education, which also includes two universities, a state college, and a research institute.

Founded in 1971, CSN is the largest college in the state, operating in over 50 locations including three main campuses and eight learning centers in Clark County, covering over 8,000 square miles. CSN educates more than 50,000 unique students annually in credit, non-credit, and workforce development programs. Three of every four students attend part-time, 57 percent are female, and nearly two-thirds are students of color. Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, CSN offers educational opportunities in more than 70 academic programs featuring more than 180 degrees and certificates (25 degrees and certificates available entirely online), including seven bachelor’s degrees.

The College’s North Las Vegas Campus is located on a 71-acre parcel. The campus has 612,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. Unique features of the campus include the only planetarium in Southern Nevada, the Nicholas J. Horn Performing Arts Center, Fine Arts Gallery, and the CSN recreation center, home to the women’s volleyball team. In addition, slated to open on each campus in the fall 2019 semester are brand-new student unions, which will include food courts, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center and other student services.

This was CSN’s first campus location in the Las Vegas Valley, established in 1971.  Featured academic programs at this campus include automotive technology, hospitality and gaming, early childhood education, information technology and music alongside general education classrooms and science labs. Our student-run restaurant, Russell’s, as well as financial services and print services are located on this campus. The North Las Vegas Campus houses CSN High School East, a collaboration with the Clark County School District, that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.

HISTORY

Clark County Community College opened its doors to 402 southern Nevada students in August 1971 and enrollment grew rapidly. By the early 1990s, more than 20,000 students studied at what was then called the Community College of Southern Nevada. In 2007, the name was changed again, this time to the College of Southern Nevada to reflect the addition of niche bachelor’s degrees. Today, CSN serves more than 35,000 students across the Las Vegas Valley each semester. Each of CSN’s campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, and Henderson cover approximately 80 acres, with other sites and centers throughout southern Nevada. CSN specializes in two-year degrees, niche bachelor’s degrees and workforce development that lead directly to high-demand careers or transfer to a university. The College has become an economic force within the region, with an estimated $988 million annual impact.

INNOVATION FOR REAL-WORLD APPLICATION

CSN provides a grounded education based on real-world applications for real life. An academic curriculum, diverse programs, and hands-on teaching delivery allow students to learn and apply practical solutions for their educational success and personal growth. The College provides excellence in teaching with an innovative, student-centered education through active learning and appropriate technology. The faculty steps outside traditional approaches, consistently demonstrating an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit while the facilities reflect the College’s commitment to the latest in technology. CSN provides access for all to higher education, regardless of age, race, ethnicity or economic barriers. The college community is a welcoming one for a wide range of students, faculty, and staff.

ABOUT CSN

CSN creates opportunities and enriches lives with inclusive learning and working environments that support diversity and student success. Situated in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, CSN’s mission ensures the College serves the diverse educational needs of the communities and businesses within the southern Nevada service area.

An Institutional Advisory Council helps link the College to the community it serves and to anticipate regional educational trends. The council, comprised of community and business leaders, provides input on college operations to the College President and state higher education officials.

The College’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development helps meet the training needs of southern Nevada’s workforce and employers.

The Division is an entrepreneurial and self-supporting arm of CSN that works with the region ‘s business and key industry sectors in the assessment, design, and implementation of customized curricula and training programs. It also provides services to students, employers, employees and adult learners seeking education opportunities, new skills, and career advancement.

CSN is a growing and influential network that enables students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends to advance personally, professionally and intellectually. Its vibrant network of people and programs creates lifelong benefits for all students. As the communities of southern Nevada continue to grow in both population and diversity, CSN’s commitment is to remain highly accessible to serve the diverse needs of an increasing population.

LOCATION

The selected candidate will discover an environment where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with optimal quality of life in a locale with abundant opportunities for work and play. Las Vegas has drawn millions of visitors and trillions of dollars in wealth to southern Nevada, and the economy is on the rise, named the No. 11 “Best City to Start a Business” by Forbes in 2014. Las Vegas is an excellent base camp for outdoor recreation. Nearby popular hiking and rock-climbing spots include Lake Mead

National Recreation Area, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park and Valley of Fire State Park. Residents enjoy pleasant suburban communities, including the cities of North Las Vegas and Henderson, world-class restaurants and beautiful parks. Las Vegas features an ultra-reasonable cost of living, with affordable prices on everything from housing to utilities to groceries compared to most major cities across the nation. Thanks to its mild winters and ample sunshine, Las Vegas appeals to a variety of age groups, from retirees to millennials. There are plenty of kid-friendly activities available to keep families busy including Springs Preserve, which offers family-friendly events, in addition to its museum exhibits, botanical gardens, and unique, desert-themed playground. It’s all here for the academic executive professionally prepared to step up to this key leadership role.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The North Las Vegas Campus Vice President facilitates the transition to a multi-campus district and performance-based organization, ensuring a consistent student experience at all CSN campuses. The position is accountable for key outcomes related to the strategic leadership of the campus, serves as the head of the campus management team, aligns campus goals and activities to the overall mission and vision of the College, and meets the unique needs of the respective service area.

The North Las Vegas Campus Vice President, in collaboration with the CSN Vice Presidents, has budgetary oversight of resources in support of campus operations, programs and services, and is responsible for maximizing efficiencies and effectiveness. In a matrix organization, the North Las Vegas Campus Vice President provides leadership and coordination for all campus and service area support services; educational, workforce and personal enrichment programming and scheduling; campus life and multicultural activities; campus events; and safety and security activities. The North Las Vegas Campus Vice President makes significant improvements in the fulfillment of CSN’s institutional outcomes at a learning-centered college, to provide leadership for a dynamic campus that is growing rapidly in response to the community’s needs, and to fully engage with a diverse community to increase access to higher education and enable greater economic mobility.

The North Las Vegas Campus Vice President is responsible for continuously improving campus programming and operations to serve the needs of students, ensuring a consistent student experience across all campuses. Reporting to the President and a member of CSN’s executive team, the position is committed to the mission and vision of CSN. A central responsibility is to bring a focus to equitable student success as it relates to instruction and campus climate to this rich, culturally diverse, comprehensive campus. The position is accountable for key outcomes related to:

1) the college management team,

2) relationships with internal and external stakeholders, and

3) the CSN strategic plan. The North Las Vegas Campus Vice President manages and works for the success of attached learning centers. The person in this role serves as a community and college leader for day-to-day operations, supervises the selected leadership team assigned to the campus (and attached learning centers), and performs other duties as assigned.

CHALLENGES

  • Establish effective coordination and collaborative approaches with internal and community stakeholders to ensure consistent information is shared within the College, and with its leadership and the community.
  • Act as an advocate by promoting the mission of the College and sharing information to ensure that all necessary individuals and entities have current and accurate information about the College.
  • Optimize Students First initiative by delivering cohesive and coordinated programs and initiatives utilizing the strengths of a matrix reporting organization and ensuring that students have a consistent experience across all campuses.

OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPECTATIONS

  • Effectively utilizing the matrix reporting organizational structure, engage in high-level, long-range and strategic planning to ensure the most optimal use of the human, technological, and fiscal resources of the College and the applicable external and internal communities of interest in order to advance the Students First mission of CSN.
  • Create and foster an organizational structure that supports operational excellence and promotes optimal efficiency.

Vision and Planning in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Creating a climate of open and effective communication
  • Developing strong partnerships with community stakeholders
  • Leading the campus in the implementation of compliance activities, including but not limited to NSHE mandates, substantive change documentation, and planning
  • Leading the campus in developing unique and compelling vision for its service to students and community
  • Coordinating and collaborating with the CSN Foundation for resource support, fund- and friend-raising
  • Working collaboratively with faculty and staff in campus planning and implementing the CSN Strategic Plan
  • Working collaboratively with other campus Vice Presidents, faculty leadership and the Institutional Advisory Council as needed
  • Participating as a member of the College Leadership Council and Vice President’s Council

Teaching and Learning in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Promoting and supporting the learning-centered concept and working in a collaborative relationship with all Vice Presidents and Deans
  • Developing and building education pathways and new certificate and degree programs for students
  • Promoting dual and concurrent enrollment as well as the Community College High School for the campus
  • Committing to a campus environment that encourages and enables faculty to create positive learning environments
  • In collaboration with the Vice President of Academic Affairs, guiding the class scheduling process
  • Promoting learning assessment

Student Services in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Supervising and monitoring the campus student experience, including student life and activities and code of conduct
  • Engaging diversity activities and events that promote an inclusive campus climate
  • Monitoring academic integrity and the consistent student experience for optimal service to students

Personnel Management and Development in Collaboration with Vice Presidents:

  • Building and leading an effective campus leadership team to fulfill the College’s vision
  • Creating developmental opportunities to offer personal and professional growth for campus stakeholders
  • Serving on or chairing college councils or committees as required
  • Promoting the development of adjunct faculty

Financial Management:

  • Responsible and accountable in building budgets for programs, departments, schools and the campus
  • Holding constituents and stakeholders accountable for adherence to budgets

The position reports to the College President and works in collaboration with other Vice Presidents.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, higher education administration or related field;
  • Seven years of progressively responsible experience as a leader in higher education, government, business or community organization of comparable size and complexity;
  • Strong leadership skills that promote integrity, inclusion, growth, innovation, and accountability;
  • Experience and skill in examining operations and procedures, formulating policy and developing procedures;
  • Experience consulting with faculty, administrators, staff and students; listening and applying recommendations;
  • Knowledge of college curricula and instructional programs, as well as accreditation standards;
  • Knowledge of budgeting principles and practices;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with varied constituent groups and individuals from diverse backgrounds in an enriching, diverse community;
  • Ability to interact with elected officials;
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with Foundation goals;
  • Ability to interpret financial data and manage resources;
  • Ability to understand and advance a multi-ethnic learning environment;
  • Ability and commitment to work with diverse functions, competing interests, and limited resources to help students succeed with their educational objectives;
  • Knowledge of student-related issues.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in business or higher education administration or related field;
  • Knowledge of the community college mission and experience working in a similar environment;
  • Familiarity and understanding of a collective bargaining setting;
  • Experience in a publicly funded higher education institution.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

The College of Southern Nevada has retained the executive search services of Gold Hill Associates to assist in the recruitment and evaluation of potential candidates for the North Las Vegas Campus Vice President position. The position description can be found at https://www.csn.edu/northlasvegasvp.  Submission of application materials will be accepted only by email to dennis@goldhillassociates.com.

To ensure full consideration, application materials should submit the following no later than March 29, 2019:

  1. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
  2. A current resume or CV
  3. Reference contact information (required only for those selected as semi-finalists)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Dennis Michaelis, Ph.D.
Search Consultant,
Gold Hill Associates

dennis@goldhillassociates.com
254-297-9896

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN NEVADA

The College of Southern Nevada is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability (whether actual or perceived by others), religion, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status (military status or military obligations) in the programs or activities which it operates.

GOLD HILL ASSOCIATES

Gold Hill Associates is dedicated solely to community college executive searches. Operating since 1990, Gold Hill Associates has assisted over 100 community colleges in searches for new presidents and executives.  We are the most comprehensive independently owned community college executive search firm in the country. We work in colleges throughout the country, from small rural institutions to sizeable urban multi-college districts. Our search procedures are effective and rely on input from all college constituencies. At all times, we respect the need for confidentiality and ensure all applicants that their application materials will be honored as such.

TCC South, Vice President for Academic Affairs (South Fort Worth, TX)

Are You an Innovative, Creative, Strong Leader?

We are searching for our next TCC South Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA).

See the TCC South VPAA job description to find out what we are looking for in our new VPAA.

How to Apply

Provide These Documents

If the skills, experience, and personal characteristics listed in the job posting describe you, and you are interested in applying for the position of TCC South VPAA, you will need the following:

  • Current résumé / curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcripts

Submit Your Application

Submit your application and supporting documents through the TCC South VPAA job posting.

Questions?

Contact our search consultant:
Stephen B. Kinslow, Ph.D.
Lead Consultant, Gold Hill Associates
512-971-1417
stephen@goldhillassociates.com

About Us

Success Within Reach

Our 3 Goals are to function as One College, be Student Ready, and Serve the Community.

Our Mission Statement: Tarrant County College District provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.

We offer opportunities to meet every educational need:

Tarrant County College District

More than 100,000 students are served through a wide range of opportunities at TCC, and we are now one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States. TCC has no capital debt.

Visit TCC News to see what we’re doing.

Campuses

All our campuses are comprehensive in scope and offer associate degrees as well as credit and non-credit certificates.

Data & Reports

Learn more about us through the data and reports compiled by our Office of Institutional Research.

Board of Trustees

A publicly elected governing board of 7 Trustees, serving staggered 6-year terms, works collaboratively with the chancellor to ensure excellence and accountability.

About Tarrant County

Tarrant County, Texas

Fort Worth

Arlington

Hurst

TCC South, Vice President for Student Development Services, (South Fort Worth, TX)

Are You an Innovative, Creative, Strong Leader?

We are searching for our next TCC South Vice President for Student Development Services (VPSDS).

See the TCC South VPSDS job description to find out what we are looking for in our new VPSDS.

How to Apply

Provide These Documents

If the skills, experience, and personal characteristics listed in the job posting describe you, and you are interested in applying for the position of TCC South VPSDS, you will need the following:

  • Current résumé / curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcripts

Submit Your Application

Submit your application and supporting documents through the TCC South VPSDS job posting.

Questions?

Contact our search consultant:
Stephen B. Kinslow, Ph.D.
Lead Consultant, Gold Hill Associates
512-971-1417
stephen@goldhillassociates.com

About Us

Success Within Reach

Our 3 Goals are to function as One College, be Student Ready, and Serve the Community.

Our Mission Statement: Tarrant County College District provides affordable and open access to quality teaching and learning.

We offer opportunities to meet every educational need:

Tarrant County College District

More than 100,000 students are served through a wide range of opportunities at TCC, and we are now one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States. TCC has no capital debt.

Visit TCC News to see what we’re doing.

Campuses

All our campuses are comprehensive in scope and offer associate degrees as well as credit and non-credit certificates.

Data & Reports

Learn more about us through the data and reports compiled by our Office of Institutional Research.

Board of Trustees

A publicly elected governing board of 7 Trustees, serving staggered 6-year terms, works collaboratively with the chancellor to ensure excellence and accountability.

About Tarrant County

Tarrant County, Texas

Fort Worth

Arlington

Hurst

Pending College Executive Job Searches

  • Montcalm Community College Presidential Search (Sidney, Michigan)

Please contact Gold Hill Associates with any questions regarding College President Job Searches.