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Vice President for Academic Success

Alamo Colleges District

San Antonio, Texas 78204
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The President of Northeast Lakeview College invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Academic Success (VPAS).  While the position remains open until filled, the preferred deadline for receipt of application materials is February 28; there is no guarantee of applicant review after March 9, 2018.   The anticipated start date will be during June, 2018.   This confidential search process is assisted by Gold Hill Associates.   For questions contact Dr. Stephen Kinslow , stephen@goldhillassociates.com.


The Vice President for Academic Services reports to the President and is the chief academic officer of the college, responsible for all transfer, career/workforce education, ISD partnerships, non-credit/continuing education programs, and learning support services of the College.   Development of high-performing teams focused on the AlamoINSTITUTES, AlamoENGAGE, and other strategies to create a teaching and learning environment focused on the success of all students is a high priority.   The VPAS is expected to work collaboratively and respectfully with all, to collaborate with the Vice President of Student Success to integrate student programs and services, and to collaborate with the president and her leadership team, as well as VPAS colleagues across the district, and the district Vice Chancellors and Chancellor.  


The VPAS is expected to develop and lead a high-performance team of deans, department chairs, faculty and support staff focused on the strategic plan of the district and college; to align college resources in support of effectively meeting student, community, and business needs; to foster strong communication and collaborative processes with faculty, staff, students, and the community; to ensure integrity in all operations and processes as well as compliance with District policies, State and accrediting agencies; and to reflect the values of openness, collaboration, respect for the diversity inherent in the district and the community, and assessment and accountability in all programs and services.


Application Requirements and Process:

  • Master’s Degree; Doctorate preferred
  • 5 years of teaching (full-time and/or adjunct) and administrative experience in higher education (public community college experience is preferred)
  • Application Instructions:

Submit (1) a cover letter of no more than three pages indicating how your experience aligns with the responsibilities noted in this posting, (2) a response of no more than three pages to this question: The imperative for community colleges to significantly narrow student achievement gaps and to dramatically increase persistence and completion requires scaling successful innovations in teaching pedagogy and learning strategies.  Please describe your vision for leading the focus on research and best practices regarding student success  and how you would engage faculty in pursuing innovation in curriculum design and pedagogy.  (3) a resume of no more than 8 pages, and (4) transcripts. 

  • Submit all materials online to https://alamo.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?site=2&id=4017
  • Note:  Access to these materials is initially restricted to the search consultant and, later, to the search committee members who will respect the confidential nature of the search (when finalists are named, a public release of information follows).


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