Clark State Community College seeks nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs. The new Vice President for Academic Affairs will be expected to assume the position in early to mid-Spring 2014.
Clark State Community College was named one of the fastest growing community colleges by Community College Week and has experienced tremendous growth over the last decade. It is a multi-campus, open access, two-year institution that serves 5,000 students in Clark, Champaign, Greene and Logan counties in Ohio. Clark State offers over 90 associate and technical degrees and certificates. The College has been a state leader in online learning, with an abundance of courses and degrees online.
The Vice President for Academic Affairs of Clark State Community College will join the new president, Dr. Jo Blondin, in leading the college community into its next phases of student-centered success. The next VPAA will bring a record of scholarly and administrative achievements as well as be an engaging and enthusiastic advocate for the teaching-learning processes. The successful candidate should have personal attributes that include a strong work ethic, integrity, high energy and a good sense of humor.
A successful candidate will possess a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution; a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution is preferred. A successful candidate will also have a minimum of five years successful and increasingly responsible academic leadership experience and a record of professional accomplishments. Desired qualifications include prior multi-campus community college experience, familiarity with both rural and urban campus settings, and competency in college teaching.
The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. A complete position description, including requirements for the position can be found at http://www.academic-search.com under current searches. Application materials should consist of curriculum vitae, a cover letter addressing qualifications, and a list of five references, none of whom will be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate.
All application materials must be submitted electronically to Kris Culp, Chair of the Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee, at ClarkStateVPAA@academic-search.com. Nominations and applications will be received until the position is filled, but in order to receive full consideration, candidates are encouraged to submit their materials by November 29, 2013.
Nominators or prospective candidates may direct confidential inquiries or questions to Senior Consultant Jacqueline Woods at Jacqueline.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Clark State Community College practices nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, retention, and conditions of employment; that is, all procedures and all actions in these areas are conducted on the basis of ability, training, and experience, without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, (including pregnancy and gender identity), marital status, child-bearing status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information.