Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

St. Louis Community College is a multi-campus district comprised of four campuses and six satellites serving 718 square miles of St. Louis city and county and portions of Jefferson and Franklin counties. The college employs over 3,000 full and part time faculty, administrators, staff, and student employees.

One of the most rewarding things about working at St. Louis Community College is the chance to make a tangible difference in people's lives. At St. Louis Community College, we expands minds and changes lives every day by offering high-quality educational experiences leading to degrees, certificates, employment, university transfer, and life-long learning.

St. Louis Community College is more than just a great place to get a quality education—it’s also a great place to work. The College offers its employees (based on employee group) competitive wages, great health and retirement benefits, paid vacation, holiday leave and winter break, tuition waiver and reimbursement, professional development, free parking on all campuses, and much more!

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

• Prioritizes the importance of student learning and student success throughout the processes of the college and in particular in the development, approval, and assessment of all college programs and courses and in the custodianship of student records.

• Serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for the Higher Learning Commission.

• Oversees the functions of the Office of the Registrar and Central Student Records, including the review and issuance of transcripts, registration and enrollment functions, degree audit operations, and graduation.

• Administers development and review processes to ensure quality of curriculum in transfer, career, and developmental programs and courses, including the use of DACUM and Tech Scan processes to support new program development and revision of existing programs.

• Administers processes for the assessment of student learning in transfer, career, and developmental programs and courses for the purpose of continuous quality improvement, and reports assessment data for internal and external audiences.

• Oversees the recording and publication of accurate course and program information in all college publications including the catalog; coordinates program information on the college web site with department chairs, program coordinators, deans, and provosts.

• Provides leadership to college faculty and staff as they investigate, develop, propose, implement, and assess practices that enhance student learning.

• Administers all official curriculum information for the college and ensures the integrity of information and electronic systems that support course and program management.

• Administers all assessment information for the college and ensures the integrity of information and electronic systems that support assessment of student learning.

• Administers all catalog systems for the college and ensures the integrity of information and electronic systems that support the dissemination of catalog information.

• Oversees the degree audit system and ensures that it provides accurate and timely information to students, staff, and faculty.

• Oversees the management of programmatic aspects of restricted funding resources in accordance with college strategic priorities and in compliance with state and federal mandates.

• Oversees the management of Carl D. Perkins grant funding in accordance with college strategic priorities, and in compliance with state and federal mandates.

• Oversees the activities of the international affairs functions of the College.

• Provides expertise in policy/procedure development related to transfer, articulation, and dual credit.

• Manages the submission of all curriculum changes (including courses and programs) for approval by District Curriculum Committee, Board of Trustees, The Coordinating Board of Higher Education, and the Higher Learning Commission.

• Participates in local, state, and national professional organizations and serves on college committees to better advise faculty and staff on best practices in the development of curriculum, the assessment of student learning, and the management of student records.

• Chairs the General Education Council on behalf of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

• Directs the training and professional development of faculty, department chairs, and deans to utilize the college’s electronic records system related to student enrollment, curriculum development and approval, and assessment.

• In collaboration with the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, manages the college’s articulation and transfer processes, including coordination of articulated credit, development of articulation agreements and dual credit agreements, and development and implementation of procedures and policies for credit for prior learning and reverse transfer.

• In the absence of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, serves as the CAO of the College unless otherwise designated by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

• Manages staff to ensure optimum performance and support of the college objectives with emphasis on employee training and development; effectively utilizes the College performance evaluation system.

• Participates in all required and relevant College training and development opportunities.

• Assists with other matters as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree and at least ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in higher education, including experience in college teaching, curriculum development, assessment, data/records management, and supervision of staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned Doctorate degree preferred