Chippewa Valley Technical College
Vice President of Instruction
Business Education Center (Eau Claire)
Full Time or Part Time
Union or Non-Union
The salary range for this position is $92,000 – $140,000. This represents a 48-week contract spread over a 52-week fiscal year.
Projected Start Date
Hours Per Week
Full-time, salaried position
Full-time, salaried position.
This position is located at the Business Education Center, Clairemont Campus in Eau Claire and provides services to all our campuses throughout the eleven county district.
• Health and dental insurance
• Life and long-term disability insurance
• Wisconsin Retirement System
• 403(B) tax deferred annuity program
• 457 deferred compensation plan
• Section 125 flexible spending accounts
• Paid holidays (10 days), personal (3 days minimum) and sick leave
• Four weeks of non-contract time (vacation) annually
Position Summary Information
Job Description Summary
The Vice President of Instruction provides educational and ethical leadership to members of the College community. As chief academic officer, the Vice President of Instruction provides vision and direction for the College’s academic endeavors and oversees programming and instruction. The Vice President serves on President’s Cabinet and reports directly to the President.
- Focus all actions and decision-making in alignment with the College Vision, Mission and Strategic Plan.
- Create and support an environment that focuses on value added learning.
- Demonstrate the College values of commitment, collaboration, trust, respect, excellence, and accountability.
- Promote excellence through continuous process improvement and the creative pursuit of new ideas, partnerships and systems.
- Work collaboratively with colleagues and community partners.
- Plan, communicate, motivate, measure and lead effectively.
- Assist in seeking outside resources through grant acquisitions and CVTC Foundation fundraising.
- Participate in professional development and life-long learning endeavors.
- Provides leadership in focusing the College’s efforts on improving student learning.
- Directs the College’s implementation of the tenets of a learning College consistent with the WTCS plan of work.
- Directs the College’s assessment of student learning initiative.
- Oversees College compliance with NCA curricular and instructional mandates.
- Ensures program development, modification, and deletion based on the needs of the region.
- Establishes the criteria for an effective instructional staff.
- Oversees the work of the deans of programming, scheduling, and budgeting consistent with the College plan.
- Provides leadership in ensuring the success of Youth Options, other K-12 partnerships, and seamless transitions between CVTC and other postsecondary systems.
- Oversees the development of College academic processes
- Insures quality programming and instruction.
- Meets with Education Council and its members regularly to ensure consistent implementation of College processes, policies, and procedures.
- Develops College’s educational plan and educational budgets (capital and operational) annually.
- Serves as a resource to faculty in addressing challenges posed in the academic area.
- Provides direction and evaluates performance of deans.
- Coordinates the faculty evaluation process with staff development and human resources.
- Serves as the final arbiter in student grade appeals.
- Participates in President’s Cabinet and College Board meetings.
- Serves as the College’s academic liaison to the WTCS as a member of the Instructional Administrators’ Association.
- Serves as the College’s representative at appropriate community meetings.
- Promotes cultural, social and ethnic diversity.
- Oversees the professional development of faculty and deans.
- Oversees development and improvement of college curriculum.
- Participates on appropriate college teams and contribute to accomplishing the goals and objectives of the team(s).
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Knowledge of technology and its relationship to Educational Services.
• Ability to establish and meet goals.
• Knowledge of the principles of quality management and continuous improvement.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interpret and explain information to a variety of persons and groups.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as the ability to work independently toward department goals.
• Proven ability to resolve conflicts.
• Proven ability to identify and implement opportunities to improve present programs and/or operations
• Demonstrated understanding of technical and non-technical academic programming
• Experience evaluating instructional effectiveness against measurable performance indicators
• Experience improving teaching and learning with a focus on achieving measurable student success indicators
• Knowledge of process improvement methodologies and past experience utilizing different methods
• Knowledge and skill with technology including computer software programs for data collection, decision making, communication, etc.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and abilities, community agencies, and the general public.
• Ability to use judgment, discretion, and decision making skills in dealing with confidential and sensitive issues.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel to various campuses.
• Employment with CVTC is contingent upon successful completion of background check(s).
Training and Experience
• Master’s degree required; Ph. D. strongly preferred.
• Previous senior leadership experience required, preferably in an academic setting.
• Two years prior teaching experience required.
• Experience with long-range strategic planning preferred.
• Experience working with a Board of Trustees preferred.
To be considered for this position, please fill out the application online at https://cvtc.peopleadmin.com/postings/941.
Chippewa Valley Technical College is an Equal Opportunity/Access Employer and Educator.
Chippewa Valley Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s nondiscrimination policies:
Equal Opportunity Officer, 620 West Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6382
Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers superior, progressive technical education which improves the lives of students, meets the workforce needs of the region, and strengthens the larger community.
Chippewa Valley Technical College will be a dynamic community partner dedicated to adding value through learning and student success.