As the chief academic officer, the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) will be a dynamic and unifying leader who articulates the academic vision for the College, providing direction for academic programs, policies, strategies and initiatives. The VPAA is an advocate who promotes innovation, technology resources, collegial engagement and supports excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship. The individual will bring a working knowledge and appreciation for operating within a shared governance environment, as well as foster a student-centered culture. The VPAA preserves the integrity and viability of the College's curriculum, ensuring its quality, relevance and strategic alignment with the mission, vision and values of the College; and assures the College's continuous adherence to standards governing its accreditation. The VPAA serves as a member of the President's Cabinet, providing consultation to the President on academic matters and collaborating with institutional leaders on the development and implementation of college-wide strategy. The VPAA maintains primary responsibility for academic matters including planning, assessment, re-alignment and accountability for the operations, direction and supervision of academic areas, programs, activities, faculty and staff.
This position also serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO), appointed by the College President. The ALO is the primary contact with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) staff and as a resource to the institution on MSCHE accreditation issues.
Internal Number: 2019-084
About Baltimore City Community College
As the only community college in Baltimore City, and the only State-sponsored community college in Maryland, we enroll more Baltimore City residents than any other college or university in the state. For over 70 years, the College has served as a gateway to higher education. With its broad range of degree and certificate programs, affordable tuition, and extensive outreach, BCCC offers educational opportunities at all levels to the citizens of Baltimore City, the State of Maryland, and other countries.