We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions. Massasoit Community College is solidly committed to diversity, equal opportunity, and affirmative action in the development of its policies, programs, procedures, and practices. Our mission, vision, and values emanate from the principles of diversity and opportunity for all.
In accordance with the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, it is our goal as educational leaders to demonstrate a strong commitment to sustainable practices through highly visible efforts. All staff must demonstrate a commitment to energy conservation and environmental stewardship and promote those values to co-workers and the wider campus community.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer who is committed to increasing diversity across all levels of the college. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this value are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Vice Provost of Academic & Student Affairs provides leadership and direction for academics at the college. This progressive educator oversees academic programming and academic support services (retention initiatives, early college programming, Libraries, and Academic Resource Center), Provide thought leadership academic programming, student success, and degree completion. Housed in Brockton, this position provides direction and oversight for all college locations.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provides leadership to academic divisions.
Leads the planning, development, and assessment of academic programming.
Leads the planning, delivery, and assessment of academic support services, early college programming, retention initiatives, experiential learning, and the libraries.
Provides supervision to all direct reports.
In partnership with Student Services leadership, co-lead college-wide conversations regarding advising, retention, student success, and degree completion.
Work with appropriate offices to ensure all academic & academic support programs and services are gathering meaningful data that can inform program assessment for future improvements.
Provide oversight of internal program reviews and external program accreditations to ensure timeliness and quality of reports and other regular submission to accrediting bodies.
Develop annual budgets with direct reports and further develop their capacities as budget managers.
Identify resources (personnel, facilities, equipment, and technology) needed to maintain academic support programs.
Assess program budgets managed by direct reports, including those for various grants including the federal Carl Perkins grant.
Ensure the grants are properly managed, that budget expenditures are within the scope of the grant, and that all related reports are properly completed and submitted.
Serves as a member of both external and college-wide strategic, operational, and academic committees as designated by the Provost.
Represents the Provost as appropriate on committees and task forces.
Work closely with Deans and directors in Student Services on shared enrollment, advising, student success, and retention goals.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Doctorate in a related field.
5 years of experience in roles of progressive academic leadership, preferably in a community college.
An understanding of academic programs and their leadership is required. Experience as a faculty member, department chair, or division dean, considered a plus.
Interest in degree completion strategies as well as new software being developed that helps students navigate the college experience and plan for transfer or a career.
Leadership that is collaborative, inclusive, and able to help groups navigate disagreements. Leadership that is both respectful of process and results-oriented.
Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects from beginning to end.
Demonstrated commitment to the community college mission, diversity, and inclusion.
Excellent personal, communication, analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
Experience with collective bargaining environments
Demonstrated success collaborating with areas of the college that impact student learning and progress, especially Enrollment, Advising, Placement, and Financial Aid.
Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.
Position Status: Non-unit Professional, full-time state funded with benefits.
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: $124,022.00 - $161,229.00 Commensurate with education and experience.
Worksite: Assignments will include all Massasoit sites
Deadline to Apply: You will need to apply in order to be considered for the position. Please note, applications may be considered until the position is filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 21 days.
A cover letter and resume are required, please apply online.
Please Note: Faxed, emailed, or mailed in resumes and/or materials will NOT be accepted. Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback on application statuses. Please refrain from contacting the hiring manager and/or hiring department via phone, email, fax, mail, third person party or vendor and in person. Failure to comply, may result in application withdrawal.
Massasoit Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the Chief Diversity Officer & Title IX Coordinator, Yolanda Dennis, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, 508-588-9100, x1309, Brockton Campus, Administration Building, Room 219, email@example.com, or the Associate Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Joseph DiMaria, 508-588-9100, x1417, Brockton Campus, Student Center, Room 208A, firstname.lastname@example.org, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.
About Massasoit Community College
We at Massasoit Community College pride ourselves in our tradition of excellence and in our historic mission of accepting all who desire to learn. We are dedicated to creating a challenging and supportive environment where the members of our community can attain their educational and personal goals. We encourage all to take responsibility for their learning, to discover their potential, and to achieve their ambitions.Recognizing that our diversity is an important source of our strength, we respond to the needs of our community and expect that everyone at Massasoit respects the rights and affirms the dignity of all people. We strive to construct a safe and trustful environment where together we can engage in open dialogue.