The Campus President is the chief academic and operating officer of the campus, responsible for providing academic, administrative and fiscal leadership in accordance with Valencia's Strategic Plan to the campus. The Campus President is the senior Learning Leader for the campus whose primary role is to ensure significant and measurable improvements in learning within a supportive campus environment.
1. Vision and Planning
a. Leads the campus in developing and pursuing a unique and compelling vision for its service to students and the community;
b. Translates this vision into programs, services, and systems that work
c. Imagines, develops, and builds educational pathways and new degree programs for students;
d. Creates a climate of open and effective communication.
a. Promotes and supports the learning centered concept and works collaboratively with campus and college faculty and staff to provide quality. Continually asks the questions "what are students learning" and "how do we know?"
b. Committed to a campus environment that encourages and enables faculty to create positive and innovative learning environments.
c. Provides leadership in ensuring that academic and business processes focus on enhancement of the learning
d. Promotes and facilitates innovations in teaching and learning, and supporting technologies and infrastructures.
e. Supports faculty in developing assessment mechanisms that will document increases in learning.
a. Recruits, Hires and supports excellent faculty, administrators and staff who are committed to learning.
b. Builds and leads an effective team of deans and directors to fulfill the campus vision.
c. Creates developmental opportunities to offer personal/professional growth for campus stakeholders.
d. Promotes the establishment of learning connections between full-time and part-time faculty.
e. Develops strong partnerships with community stakeholders in support of college programming; understands and contributes to local efforts in economic development.
a. Serves on or chairs college governing councils or committees as required.
b. Participates as a member of the President's cabinet and the Academic Affairs Leadership Team.
c. Works collaboratively with other Campus Presidents, the President of the Faculty Association, the Vice President for Student Affairs and the Chief Learning Officer to ensure a college-wide perspective while considering individual campus needs.
5. Finance, Technology and Planning
a. Works collaboratively with faculty and staff in campus planning, development and policy-making in accordance with the College Strategic Plan and other college priorities.
b. Guides the enrollment planning and scheduling process.
c. Facilitates the preparation of, provides oversight for and authorizes management of the departmental and campus plans and budgets.
d. Assists with the development of external funds to support campus programs and projects.
e. Facilitates and supports the integration of technology into the culture of the college to enhance the teaching/learning process and student success. Recognizes the need for campus-based technology applications within a college-wide technical infrastructure.
6. The Campus President reports to the College President and will assume other duties as assigned by the College President.
7. Fulfills all reporting obligations of an identified "Administrator" in the Valencia College Policy on Child Abuse Reporting (Policy: 6Hx28:10-09).
8. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Education and experience commensurate to a doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.
2. Leadership experience appropriate to a senior leadership role in higher education.
3. Evidence of genuine expertise and experience in teaching and learning, including direct experience in teaching.
4. Knowledge of, and experience with student-related issues.
5. Experience in applying instructional technologies.
6. Successful record of innovative academic leadership and commitment to the highest standards of academic quality and institutional and personal integrity.
7. A demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion.
8. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
1. An understanding and appreciation for the role of a Campus President as a key learning leader in a learning-centered institution.
2. Commitment to the mission of the comprehensive community college and its role in total community development.
3. Proven visionary learning leadership and managerial abilities including excellent organizational and communication skills.
4. Ability to work collaboratively in teams in the role of either member or leader.
5. Knowledge of workforce development, including general and technical education as well as skill enhancement
6. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; type/keyboard; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. Employee must on occasion lift/move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.