Section II - Administration

II B 1 c

Job Description - Vice President for Instructional Services

To outline the duties of the Vice President for Instructional Services

The Vice President for Instructional Services reports to the President of the College and is the Chief Academic Officer of the College. The Vice President, in collaboration with the President, faculty and staff, creates, nurtures, assesses, and continuously improves the environment and systems necessary to facilitate learning and supports the work of assigned faculty, deans, and staff in fulfillment of the College mission, strategic priorities and goals.

  • Advises the President of the College on matters related to instructional services.
  • Provides leadership for and oversight of the development, management, assessment, and quality improvement of the College’s instructional programs and services including certificate, diploma, and degree credit programs; basic skills/developmental education; workforce development; continuing education; distance learning; and learning resources/library.
  • Develops and administers the Instructional Services annual budget in collaboration with the Vice President for Administrative Services and faculty and staff.
  • Establishes and maintains positive community relations that contribute to the College’s ability to fulfill its mission.
  • Oversees the overall FTE reporting process.
  • Provides leadership for the recruitment, selection for employment, development, and retention of all assigned full-time and part-time faculty and staff.
  • Provides leadership and quality assurance for institutional and programmatic accreditation, articulation agreements, pre-majors, degrees, and other programmatic areas in accordance with published standards, rules, regulations, and law.
  • Provides leadership for and oversees operational planning and reporting for Instructional Services.
  • Evaluates assigned personnel and make salary adjustment recommendations to the President.
  • Makes appropriate policy recommendations to the President related to Instructional Services.
  • Collaborates with the Vice President for Institutional Advancement in the procurement of external funding for Instructional Services programs and services.
  • Provides leadership for and oversight of off-campus learning centers.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the President.
  • Demonstrated excellence in written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equal opportunity, and the academic, intellectual, and social development of all students and employees.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive community college philosophy and mission.
  • Treats others respectfully, speaks to others courteously, and behaves in such a way that creates a workplace environment that is marked by trustworthiness, honest but polite communication, and interpersonal interactions that are both personally cordial
    and professionally appropriate.
  • Acts as a team player when working with any and all employees of the College.
  • Serves on institutional committees as appointed by the President.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as needed.
  • Annually review all Randolph Community College safety rules and policies and be familiar with all emergency safety procedures. Promote good safety habits and be compliant with OSHA safety regulations.


Adopted: 04/15/1999

Revised: 02/01/2000, 07/19/2001, 10/21/2004, 05/17/2007, 11/20/2008