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Job Title: Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs/College Transitions (AVPAA-18)
Location: Des Plaines / Skokie, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 01/09/2018
Expire Date: 03/09/2018
Job Categories: Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs/College Transitions (AVPAA-18)
Basic Function and Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain engagement and relationship strategy and activities for the college's P-20 (preschool through post-secondary education) partners. Work collaboratively with education partners to create and implement pathways from secondary education, through Oakton Community College, to four-year institutions. Ensure a multidisciplinary approach to educational partner development. Manage the college's articulation process including Illinois Articulation Initiative, as well as Illinois Community College Board articulation agreements (Form 13).

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Develop the college's transition strategy in collaboration with division deans and faculty, as well as appropriate Student Affairs partners.

Administer Oakton's Dual Credit initiatives, ensuring alignment with pathways, certificates, and degree programs. Develop and maintain relationships with district high schools, faculty, and staff in order to increase and support Dual Credit curricula.

Develop and support an institutional program for the Credit for Prior Learning. Work with Department Chairs, faculty, the Alliance for Lifelong Learning, and other stakeholders in order to establish a comprehensive and sustainable CPL initiative.

Cultivate effective working relationships and communications with college and university articulation/transfer representatives to create new articulation agreements and transfer plans.

Working with the Office of Institutional Research and the Dean of Curriculum and instruction, provide and analyze data that informs and guides Academic Affairs annual strategic and tactical planning.

Serve as a member of the Academic Strategy Team, Enrollment Management Team, Student Success Team, and other college Committees/Task Forces/ Working Groups as needed. When assigned, lead college-wide committees and task-groups that support Oakton's priorities and strategic goals.

Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Requirements
Qualifications and Working Conditions:

Master's Degree in Education (Curriculum, Assessment, Educational Leadership, or related emphasis); or comparable field. Comprehensive knowledge of current theory and practice in assessment of student learning outcomes and institutional effectiveness is required.

Knowledge of research methodology including survey design and administration, focus group protocol, quantitative and qualitative data analysis, mixed methods approaches, report-writing and presentation skills

Minimum of three years' experience in design and management of program evaluation and assessment and/or other types of outcomes-based fields.

Expert knowledge of standard desktop computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software.

Must possess highly developed interpersonal skills including the ability to present controversial information, diverse opinion and to persuade. Must be able to handle all duties and information in a confidential manner.

Organizational skill including the ability to adequately establish time frames and deadlines; to meet deadlines and to follow through.

Work is performed in a general office environment. Some travel is required.

Additional Information:

The salary range for the 2017-18 fiscal year associated with the Assistant Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs/College Transitions: Minimum annual salary: $111,784. Salary midpoint: $148,304. Maximum annual salary: $184,828. Placement in the salary range is based on educational qualifications, related experience, and internal equity.

Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm

Appointment to an administrator position is contingent upon approval by the College's Board of Trustees.

Physical Demands:

Light lifting up to 10 lbs and light carrying up to 10 lbs. Ability to reach above shoulder. Periods of time spent sitting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending and stooping. Mobility to move from building to building on-Campus and to visit off-Campus entities. Work is performed in a general office environment and sedentary in nature. Little or no exposure to adverse working conditions.

Application Instructions:

To become an applicant, interested individuals must complete the online application linked from the posting found on the Oakton website. Electronic copies of a cover letter, resume/cv, list of three (3) references with contact information, two letters of recommendation and transcripts must be submitted by the applicant via uploading to the Oakton employment website. Please indicate the position code (AVPAA-18) on the cover letter. Uploaded documents need to be under 2 MB in size and in either .doc, .txt, or .pdf format. A total of 8 separate documents may be uploaded to an application file that has been successfully submitted to the College.

An UNOFFICIAL copy of transcripts must be submitted at the time of application by the applicant.

***Official transcripts for all degrees earned are required prior to appointment.***

Recommendation letters may either be original documents with signature or e-mailed from the reference to adminsearch@oakton.edu. Official transcripts or a placement/credential file should be e-mailed to adminsearch@oakton.edu. Official transcripts or placement/credential files sent by postal mail should be sent to:

Oakton Community College
Assistant Vice-President for Academic Affairs/College Transitions (AVPAA-18)
c/o Human Resources Department
1600 East Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016

Please contact Matthew Robitaille, Employment Coordinator at 847.635.1868 or mrobitai@oakton.edu if you encounter any difficulties with electronic submission of these documents.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.

Interviewees will be reimbursed for expenses associated with travel in excess of 50 miles to the interviews.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.
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For over 40 years, Oakton Community College has been the setting where thousands begin or continue their college or career studies. Educating people of all ages, from all walks of life and from more than 40 nations, Oakton focuses on improving the quality of life for everyone who enters its doors.
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