TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs (*Search extended - previous applicants need not re-apply.)
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Academic Affairs
RESPONSIBILITIES: This Vice President and Dean of Academic Affairs, reporting directly to the President and sitting in the President’s Cabinet, will serve as the Chief Academic Officer of Westchester Community College and will play a vital and visible role in advancing the academic mission of WCC as it serves more than 12,000 students in Westchester County, NY. The successful candidate will develop and implement academic policy for the largest educational institution in the county. The VP will oversee all curriculum matters, provide leadership to the faculty across the institution, encourage teaching excellence, encourage the use of technology in the classroom, assure proper assessment of student learning and assure compliance with all internal and external regulations. This executive will work with the community, local school districts and four-year institutions to advance the mission and position of Westchester Community College as a vital provider of higher education to the citizens of Westchester County.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree and five years of administrative experience, including three years in college administration, is required. A doctorate from a regionally accredited university is strongly preferred. The position requires experience as a proven college administrator, preferably in a unionized setting, as well as faculty experience.
POSITION EFFECTIVE: December 2012
SALARY & BENEFITS: The salary range for this position is $116,239-$173,274, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits include comprehensive health coverage, the choice of a defined benefit or a defined contribution pension plan, generous leave benefits, and access to tax shelter annuities and a deferred compensation plan.
TO APPLY: Previous applicants need not re-apply. Please send a cover letter highlighting the appropriateness for the position, curriculum vitae, and three references to: email@example.com. Please indicate “VP and Dean of Academic Affairs” in the subject line of the email or mail to:
For additional information, confidential inquiries or to offer a nomination, please contact John Steinecke, ACCT Search Services Specialist, at 202-775-4468, firstname.lastname@example.org or Julie Golder-Alion, ACCT Search Services Coordinator at 202-775-4466, email@example.com.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: The target date for applications is October 8, 2012.
Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.