Assists the VPAA in the efficient management of the academic affairs division and with assigned tasks and projects related to the VPAA’s responsibilities. The Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs’ (AVPAA) primary responsibilities will include oversight of the academic division operations, coordination of the adjunct faculty, supervision of the operations of the academic affairs division, and other college wide initiatives as assigned by the VPAA. Additionally, the AVPAA will assist students and faculty/academic staff members with unresolved concerns, serve as the VPAA’s delegate for academic reporting, and represent the VPAA and college to appropriate external and internal stakeholders. Develops metrics and dashboards to ensure accountability, tracking and monitoring academic schedules, programs, and other College-wide initiates. Other duties may be assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following will be conducted in accordance with college policies, procedures, collective bargaining contracts and applicable laws. Other duties may be assigned.
The Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs shall:
• Manage the daily operations of the academic affairs division o Supervise the Grant Director and grants team in support of effective, accurate and timely grant proposal development, budget allocation, project initiation, grants maintenance, and required reporting o Represent the AA division for facilities planning, allocations, renovations, problems and issues, and utilization analyses. o Manage college-wide processes and projects as requested by the VPAA, and oversee staff to assure the timely completion of:
• State reporting and approval of new academic programs
• Updates to the academic content of college materials
• Program development for all Academic Affairs events
• Development of college calendar
•Provide oversight and guidance to the Academic Deans regarding operations of the academic divisions o Oversee the course schedule build for each semester o Monitor faculty assignments to assure consistency and alignment with contractual requirements o Serve as a point of contact for EMSE and CRC to assure academic offerings accurately match student needs
•Provide guidance to academic deans to develop new curricula and manage all aspects of academic programming
•Lead academic deans in planning professional development opportunities for all full and part-time faculty.
•Serve as principal college-wide liaison between the AA office and adjunct faculty, including professional and administrative staff members who teach: o Coordinate the work of the Adjunct Support Team o Oversee adjunct faculty orientations and convocations o Maintain content in Adjunct Faculty Handbook o Ensure consistency across divisions and campuses in the treatment and support of adjunct faculty
•Assist students and faculty/academic staff members with unresolved concerns regarding any aspect of academic operations.
•Represents the VPAA on various college-wide or AA work groups, and/or in support of college-wide or AA projects or initiatives
•Be available to serve on committees as assigned and maintain security of confidential information, files and documents
•Develops metrics and dashboards to ensure accountability, tracking and monitoring academic schedules, programs, and other College-wide initiates.
•Perform other Duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Master’s degree or higher
5 years experience in higher education leadership.
Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, students, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate and interpret figures and amounts such as budgets, audits, proportions and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and statistics.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Computer Skills To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Human Resource systems; Internet software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Demonstrated ability to maintain attention detail and complete tasks in a fast-paced environment
Internal Number: S-0203-2021
About Mercer County Community College
"As a community college faculty, we believe that...our students deserve a high-quality education that challenges them to acquire new knowledge and skills, test their accustomed ideas, and achieve competitive excellence. All of our students, regardless of where they find themselves when they come to us, deserve a caring, creative, and engaged pedagogy that helps them achieve their goals, and which cultivates lifelong learning and a passion to understand themselves and the world. We believe that we must create a college community that engages students in civic life and prepares them to fully participate in our democracy. We are responsible and accountable for giving our students? work our respect and critical evaluation, for holding students to the highest ethical standards, and for providing effective feedback that encourages our students to grow.
MCCC is an equal opportunity employer.
Under the “New Jersey First Act”, effective September 1, 2011 newly hired Mercer employees may be required to live in New Jersey or to move to the state within one year of taking a position. Failure to comply with this residency requirement shall render the person unqualified to continue emplo...yment in their position.
In compliance with Title IX requirements, Mercer County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs and activities.
TITLE IX COORDINATOR
The college’s Title IX Coordinator oversees compliance with all aspects of the sex/gender harassment, discrimination and misconduct policy. Questions and complaints regarding Title IX may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or the Office of Civil Rights at the following locations and or contact information.
Elizabeth Mizerek, MSN, RN, FN-CSA, CNE, CEN, CPEN, FAEN
Interim Title IX Coordinator
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Rd. - MS 125
West Windsor, NJ 08550
Phone: (609) 570-3526 Email: [email protected]
Individuals experiencing harassment or discrimination also always have the right to file a formal grievance with the government authorities:
Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Facsimile: (646) 428-3843
Email: [email protected]