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Employer: Garden City Community College
Job Title: VP for Instructional Services
Salary: $0 

Job Description:

Directs the academic program of the institution. Overall responsibilities typically include academic planning, teaching, research, extensions and coordination of interdepartmental affairs (e.g. Admissions, Registrar, and library activities). Serves as the institution's Chief Academic Advisor.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Develops, approves, and implements college academic policies. Provides assistance to faculty with issues and concerns working through faculty chairs, directors and committees.
  • Assists academic departments with budget development and control, development and implementation of academic programs, program assessment, accreditation visits, and other academic issues.
  • Supervises and directs the activities of both full-time and adjunct faculty.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of all division chairs, program directors, registrar and library director.
  • Coordinates faculty development activities and the faculty development budget. Coordinates faculty assessment and load, and reviews faculty applications for promotion, tenure, and sabbaticals. Develops faculty load policy and approves faculty overload pay and adjunct pay.
  • Responsible for development and management of departmental budgets.
  • Coordinates with the faculty academic planning and change, evaluation and academic quality improvement.
  • Serves on several academic committees and assists them with academic or personnel concerns
  • Serves on the President's Cabinet and submits policy decisions for review and approval. Reports to Board of Trustees on academic issues and academic affairs committee.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Performance Measurements:

  1. To ensure a high quality academic program.
  2. To develop, communicate and implement academic policies and procedures. Set up checks and balances to ensure accountability.
  3. To develop, support and evaluate faculty and division leaders. Give feedback for continuous improvement.
  4. To identify and develop new program initiatives to attract talented faculty and students.
  5. To coordinate academic budgets.
  6.  To ensure performance reviews completed within 2 weeks of the due date.
  7. To be able to lead a very diverse group of faculty and staff toward common goals and objectives.
  8. To be able to work in collaborative manner with all components of the academic and university communities.

Knowledge and Skills:

Experience: Minimum of five years of similar or related administrative experience, preferably in a community college setting.

Education: Master's degree required. Doctoral degree preferred.

Interpersonal Skills: The ability to motivate or influence others is a material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an important part of the job and a high level of interpersonal skills is critical to the success of this position. Work frequently involves contacts requiring considerable discussion of problems, material presentations, and resolving issues impacting departments or divisions.

Other Skills: Three years of college-level teaching and five years of academic administration or college policy administration are required. Computer proficiency and familiarity with word processing and database software is desired (MS Office preferred).Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills is critical. Demonstrated collaborative leadership style, strong knowledge of Kansas higher education system, Kansas Board of Regents, Kansas CTE and Technical Education Authority and instructional policies.

Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, driving an automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

Work Environment: Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.

To complete the application process, candidates must submit:

  1. Application letter expressing interest in position.
  2. Personal resume
  3. Fill out online application at www.hrepartners.com. Please submit supporting documents to hr@gcccks.edu.
  4. Copy of college transcripts and appropriate certificates
  5. Up to three current letters of recommendation submitted directly to the office of Human Resources by the individual providing the reference


Human Resources Office
Garden City Community College
801 Campus Drive
Garden City, KS 67846
(620) 276-0362; FAX (620) 276-9573
E-mail: hr@gcccks.edu

Equal Opportunity

Garden City Community College does not discriminate against applicants, employees or students on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, height, weight, marital status, sexual orientation, or other non-merit reasons, or handicap, nor will sexual harassment be tolerated, in its employment practices and/or educational programs or activities. Those concerned about the above should contact Human Resources, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9574.

ADA/Equal Access

Garden City Community College is complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and is committed to equal and reasonable access to facilities and programs for all employees, students and visitors. Those with ADA concerns, or who need special accommodations, should contact Coordinator of Accommodations, Garden City Community College, 801 Campus Drive, Garden City, KS 67846, 620-276-9638.

Vacancy Number: 03062019

Open Date: 3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: