Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Vice President, Academic Affairs. This position can be housed at any WITC campus location.
About Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College
WITC is a top-ranked college serving the northwest region of Wisconsin with multiple convenient locations and offerings, including career-focused degree and certificate programs, customized training for businesses and a wide array of personal and career enrichment courses. It's no wonder WITC serves one in 16 people in the community. The college serves 5,000 credit and 15,000 non-credit students annually.
Our students are proud of their education and their outcomes. WITC ensures academic excellence and maintains its high standards. The Office of Academic Affairs provides leadership that supports and enhances the mission of the college. Its focus is on strengthening student learning, curriculum, accreditation, program review, online learning, partnerships and assessment. The office is committed to the values of the college: Empowerment, Excellence, Innovation, Integrity and Collaboration.
This position provides collegewide, functional leadership for Academic Affairs. Functional leadership responsibilities include general oversight for undergraduate curriculum and programming, non-credit public safety programming, adult basic education, assessment, and academic support. Functional leadership is administered through participation on the College Leadership Team and through oversight of the Academic Affairs Divisional Leadership Team. Regional leadership is administered through a Regional Leadership Team at each of the four college campuses.
- Model cultural competencies that reflect WITC’s Mission, Vision, Values, Learning College Tenets, and On Course Principles by:
- Assessing own lifelong learning and using self-management to progress toward established personal and professional goals.
- Demonstrating creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through mutually supportive relationships.
- Communicating authentically in personal and group settings by using creator language to effectively exchange ideas, thoughts, and knowledge.
- Creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.
- Leading positive change while demonstrating civility and empathy.
- Finding value in consistently acquiring and applying innovative ideas and technology to support continuous quality improvement.
- Lead processes and activities related to undergraduate programming, including new programming and program suspension.
- Lead collegewide teaching and learning assessment efforts.
- Lead programming efforts in academic support, including the educational technology centers, academic coaching, adult basic education, math and writing labs, and tutoring activities.
- Support distance education and other initiatives designed to improve access and flexibility for students.
- Lead and coordinate the Academic Affairs Divisional Leadership Team.
- Serve on the College Leadership Team representing Academic Affairs
- Serve as a resource to strategic and ongoing teams for the purpose of aligning divisional goals with collegewide planning.
- Represent WITC to WTCS as a representative for functional area(s) of responsibility.
- Designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) to receive and report criminal incidents to the WITC Safety Office by virtue of this role’s responsibilities at the College.
- Other duties as assigned
Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing required only occasionally.
- Doctorate, or demonstrated ability to complete
- Demonstrated knowledge of teaching and learning concepts and strategies, including those involving flexible delivery options
- Four years related work experience
- Five years supervisory/leadership experience
- Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
- Ability to contribute to a team environment while maintaining accountability and motivation in self and others
- Strong student-centered perspective with a focus on diversity, community, and continuous quality improvement
- Problem-solving skills that employ critical thinking
- Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite and the ability to effectively apply technology to tasks and projects
- Experience leading projects through time management and effective delegation
- Ability to obtain driver’s license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy
- Experience with strategic planning including the demonstrated ability to analyze data to determine direction and measure the effectiveness of initiatives.
- Experience overseeing, managing and aligning budgets, grants and resources effectively and strategically.
- Five years of progressive leadership responsibility in post-secondary education or comparable setting
- Demonstrated commitment to Career and Technical Education
- Demonstrated ability to lead and in a multi-location organization through effective use of in-person and technology-based strategies
$125,000 to $140,000 based on qualifications and experience.
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Flexible Spending Account/Health Savings Account
- Employee Assistance Program
- Life Insurance
- Long Term Disability
- Short Term Disability
- Wisconsin Retirement System
- 403b/457b Retirement Savings
- Ten paid holidays
- Sick Leave, Vacation, Personal leave
Detailed information online at APPENDIX 1C Benefits Management FY21