Open executive Job in Academic & University SCCC Vice President For Academic Affairs

Suffolk County Community College invites
nominations and applications for its next Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). As a member of the senior staff, the VPAA will report
directly to President Shaun L. McKay, Ed.D. The College is seeking an experienced and accomplished academic leader with the ability to
assist the existing leadership to advance the College’s mission of education that transforms lives.


The Vice President for Academic Affairs will be an accomplished and experienced academic leader with
the following minimum qualifications:

1. Earned doctorate;
2. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse
3. A record of successful, progressively significant administrative responsibilities in a complex higher education
organization at the level of dean or above;
4. Demonstrated ability to provide academic administrative leadership in a consistent,
creative, and accountable manner;
5. Extensive proven experience with institutional or academic unit-level accreditation processes and
program reviews;
6. A record of scholarly, artistic, or other significant professional achievement.

will be given to candidates who can demonstrate that they possess the following:

1. Proven commitment to a student-centered
2. Strong skills in academic program planning, including the development of distance education programs and similar
alternatives for non-traditional students;
3. Demonstrated commitment to collegial, consultative processes of shared governance;
4. Commitment to community outreach and workforce program development;
5. Established background in entrepreneurial partnerships;

6. Proven understanding of and commitment to supporting institutional diversity goals for faculty, staff, students and academic
7. Experience with learning communities and interdisciplinary collaborative teaching;
8. Achieved tenure status at the
level of Associate Professor or above.
9. Successful career track record in securing funding for new ideas and other projects through
grants development efforts;
10. Respect for and experience with the collective bargaining process;
11. Experience in a
multi-campus setting;
12. An understanding of the academic issues and challenges faced by today’s community colleges;
Demonstrated understanding of the importance of teaching and learning at a community college, with a focus on rigor and intellectual
stimulation; and
14. Excellent communication and technology skills.

Complete details regarding this opportunity
can be found at:
For more information visit the College
web site at


In deference to the sensitivity of the positions presently held by many of those who will be nominated and
considered, the search will be conducted in strict confidence until finalists are brought to campus.
The search is being assisted by
Academic Search, Inc. Candidates for the position should submit three separate documents: A cover letter that specifically addresses the
leadership agenda and required and desired characteristics listed above; a current CV with email address and cellular telephone number; a
reference list with the names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references.
will begin immediately and will continue until the appropriate candidate has been appointed. All materials should be submitted to SuffolkCCCVPAA@academic-search.comdwzcwuqyuszurqefrwfrdewqduseevq.
Inquires can be made with
Senior Consultant Shirley Pippins (, or by telephone
at 202-332-4049.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Policy: Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse
community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to
services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex,
gender identity, sexual
orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex,
military and veteran’s status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of
the college community.

Suffolk County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educator. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, age, disability or veteran or marital status.

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