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Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness (FT)

 

Albany Technical College seeks a well-qualified, highly motivated individual to fill the position of Vice President of Institutional Effectiveness.  Under minimal supervision of the President of Albany Technical College, the VPIE will provide direction and oversight for institutional assessment, assessment of student learning, institutional research and strategic planning initiatives.  He/she will advise administration and other staff on progress, problems, solutions and desirable changes in relation to strategic planning, and will schedule and conduct meetings to present, explain and discuss the strategic plan with individuals and groups.  The VPIE serves as the College liaison to accreditation agencies.  He/she will oversee a comprehensive program of institutional research designed to support the mission of the College, to inform management decision-making, and to meet reporting requirements as mandated by state, federal, and other external agencies or as needed by stakeholders.  The VPIE will direct the design and execution of plans for maintaining accredited status for the College, as well as program specific accreditations, certifications and licensures.  He/she will serve as institutional liaison to accreditation agencies, will prepare accreditation documentation files for review by accreditation agency staff, will prepare and submit annual reports as required, and will provide guidance to instruction administration concerning accreditation matters.  He/she provide accreditation training as required.  The VPIE will provide input in college policies and procedures, and compile projects according to federal, state, external agency and departmental deadlines.  He/she will advance the vision, mission, purpose and values of the college, will communicate accurate information to department staff and outside entities.  The VPIE will meet with outside entities for the promotion of policy and procedures and the sharing of resources, will serve on appropriate college standing and ad hoc committees, will review reports and documentation to monitor levels of activity and to identify staff problem areas and strengths.  He/she will analyze decisions made by staff to ensure adherence to policies, regulations and department/college goals.  He/she will coordinate the development of program goals, objectives, policies and standards for quality assurance, will analyze and assess the effectiveness of existing programs, will coordinate the institutional research needed to evaluate the college’s effectiveness and will prepare and update planning documents.  The VPIE will review reports of independent project efforts to determine areas of weakness, will recommend corrective actions and set deadlines, will provide interpretations and guidance to college personnel to ensure compliance with state, regional and federal regulations.  He/she will collect, analyze and organize data for input into planning and evaluation activities, and will provide evaluative services that ensure the ability to examine the effectiveness of academic programs and services.  He/she will coordinate the preparation of the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, college boards and various reports, will maintain the components of the Performance Accountability System, and coordinate annual PAS reports and documents.  The VPIE will monitor the Federal Perkins grant activities and budget expenditures in accordance with federal guidelines, will prepare and submit budget amendments/adjustments to TCSG, for the Perkins Grant and will research grants and other funding alternatives.  The VPIE will represent the department at various internal and external meetings, will represent the college at intercollegiate and inter-agency meetings dealing with accreditation and institutional effectiveness matters.  He/she will implement TCSG policies and procedures related to the college’s IE processes, will develop, implement, update and communicate to college employees, college procedures related to the IE unit.  The VPIE will manage and oversee financial/budget operation of the unit, will maintain up-to-date procedures and state of federal laws that may impact department initiatives.   The VPIE should have knowledge of the mission, strategic planning strategies, accreditation standards, policies and procedures, budget development and management principles, and of local demographics, regional issues, and the social culture of the community.  He/she should have knowledge of procedures, concepts and research methods necessary for collection, analysis and administration of various means of assessment utilized in higher ed.  The VPIE should have good oral and written communication skills, interpersonal relations skills, skills in dealing with the public and good decision making and problem solving skills.

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications: The applicant MUST have a Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University *AND* have three (3) years of related work experience.

Preferred Qualifications: The applicant MUST have a Master’s Degree from an accredited College or University *AND* have five (5) years of related work experience.

Physical Demands: Work is typically performed in an office environment with intermittent sitting or walking in various settings.  Must frequently lift and carry lightweight objects.  Full range of hand and finger motion may be required for data entry purposes.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is commensurate with education and work experience.  Benefits include paid state holidays, annual and sick leave, and the State of Georgia Flexible Benefits package.

 

Application Deadline: The position will remain open until filled.  All applications packets MUST be completed via the Online Job Center at https://www.easyhrweb.com/JC_Albany/JobListings/JobListings.aspx . As a part of the application process, interested candidates will be required to upload other documents including a resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts (see job center listing for more details). This posting will be removed from the Online Job Center once the position has been filled. For more information regarding this position or application instructions, please contact the Human Resources Office at 229-430-1702.  All positions require a pre-employment criminal background investigation, education, and employer/professional reference checks. Some positions may additionally require a motor vehicle record search, credit history check, fingerprinting, and/or drug screen.  All male applicants between the ages of 18 and 26 years of age must present proof of Selective Service Registration. Copies of all transcripts should be submitted at the time of application. Official transcripts are required upon employment. Albany Technical College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, or citizenship status (except those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).

 

Title IX Coordinator:

Dorene Aquino, HR  Coordinator

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.6597

 

Equal Opportunity Officer:

Lola K. Edwards, Office of Human Resources

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.1702

 

 

Section 504 Coordinator:

Regina Watts, Special Needs Coordinator

1704 South Slappey Blvd.

Albany, GA 31701

229.430.2854

 

Note: Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to personally contact each applicant.

 If we are interested in scheduling an interview, a representative from our college will contact you.

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