Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degree and short-term certificate programs, and trainings that align to the needs of the community. The College also offers courses and associate degree programs that seamlessly transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor’s degree.
Ivy Tech Community College Indianapolis is the largest of the Ivy Tech campuses, with more than 800 employees serving over 30,000 students per year in Marion, Boone, and Hendricks Counties. Of the 800 employees, 51% are full time, 57% are female, and 30% are diverse. The college enjoys a student faculty ratio of 29 to 1.
The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA) is the chief academic officer for the campus and is responsible directly to the Campus Chancellor with indirect reporting to the Ivy Tech Community College System Senior Vice President/Provost and Senior Vice President Workforce Alignment for the development, administration, supervision, and evaluation of the campus academic programs. The Vice Chancellor will serve as chief advisor to the Chancellor in the formation of policies affecting all academic programs, and will provide leadership and supervision for all campus academic schools and other areas including the learning resource center, instructional technology, and library services.
The new Vice Chancellor will hold a doctorate degree and will have significant higher education experience including both instructional and administrative experience, ideally in a community college setting. For additional information about this opportunity, please review the position profile which includes a full list of required and desired characteristics within the leadership agenda. It can be accessed at Open Searches – Academic Search or by opening the Download Profile link at the top of this announcement.
Application and Nomination Procedure
The VCAA search is being assisted by Academic Search. To arrange a confidential conversation about this position, please contact the senior consultant facilitating the search, Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins, at Shirley.Pippins@academicsearch.org or consultant Krista Johns, at Krista.Johns@academicsearch.org. The position is open until filled, but only applications received on or before November 1, 2021, can be assured full consideration.
Application materials should include a cover letter (no more than three pages) addressing the leadership agenda and qualifications/ characteristics listed in the position profile, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for five professional references. References will not be contacted without first notifying and receiving permission from candidates. Nominations and application materials should be sent to: IvyTechVCAA@academicsearch.org.
Ivy Tech Community College is an accredited, equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Ivy Tech Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions. Questions specific to Title IX may be referred to the College’s Title IX Coordinator or to the US Department of Education Office of Civil Rights.