Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month, exempt Vice President of Instruction (VPI). This position is in the Office of Instruction (OOI).
The Vice President of Instruction serves as the senior academic officer of the institution and is responsible for the academic enterprise, including credit and non-credit program development and assessment; teaching and learning assessment, faculty appointment, professional development, evaluation, and tenure processes and development of academic policy and procedures. They must be committed to academic and institutional excellence, student success, and the elimination of equity gaps. This position serves as an effective team player and member of the president’s executive cabinet, and is visible and present for faculty, and academic deans.
The VPI plays a leadership role in developing and ensuring execution of a vision that advances equity, inclusion, and student access, excellence in teaching and learning, and student success across all academic departments. They will help lead the College in achieving the goals of the equity- centered strategic plan, which includes the following tenets: equitable student experience, employee engagement and empowerment and excellence; community partners engagement; and institutional effectiveness and equity.
The ideal candidate will have Academic experience, commitment to the institution’s mission, commitment to equity-centered and student-centered teaching and learning and the belief that all students can succeed, experience making strategic change with determination and a sense of commitment and accountability, experience tackling complex issues and making bold decisions for the good of students and the institution.
Areas governed by Instruction include five academic divisions, non-credit and workforce training, Library Services, eLearning, Faculty development/Teaching and Learning Center, Adult/Basic Education/ESL and Adult Literacy, outcomes assessment, and accreditation, Guided Pathways, and academic supports.
At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidates will be evaluated on:
WHAT WE OFFER:
SALARY RANGE: $139,724-$161,786 (commensurate with qualifications and experience).
Successful candidates are typic ally hi red at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases.
Clark College offers an exceptional benefits package that includes vacation/sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.
Required Online Application Materials:
Please apply online at www.clark.edu/jobs .
To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Date of First Consideration: October 23, 2023, at 3:00 pm.
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform i n the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.
Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.
The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992 -2133 or email@example.com. The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here: http://www.clark.edu/campus-life/student-support/security/report.php.
If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
CORRECTIONS OR EXTENDED NOTICES
Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.
Clark College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.
Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community.
The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non- discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360 -992-2317, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.
Clark College Human Resources
September 26, 2023