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Project Manager for Academic Affairs
Full Job Description
Lorain County Community Collegeâ€™s (LCCC) Provostâ€™s office is seeking candidates for a full-time Project Manager for Academic Affairs. LCCC is nationally recognized for its work in student success, student-centered teaching and learning, and its focus on equity. The friendly and inclusive nature of the institution supports its goal of creating a vibrant community for all.
The Project Manager for Academic Affairs provides leadership and oversight of state articulation and transfer initiatives as well as maintains and supports the academic infrastructure at Lorain County Community College. This position, which reports directly to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs and the University Partnership oversees multiple academic priorities and provides direction and oversight of academic program processes. Typical functions and activities include but are not limited to the following:
Provides leadership, coordination, implementation for LCCC Academic Infrastructure.
- Acts as LCCC liaison for the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) for State Transfer Initiatives.
- Lead for degree and certificate submission for the ODHE approval process, new locations, program modality and other compliance work
- Lead for Curriculum Council processes, documentation and other curricular activities for internal and external constituents
Oversees PeopleSoft Curriculum Management module, CourseLeaf (Catalog and Course Information Management modules), and Series 25 Information Systems
Provides leadership and ensures compliance of Policies and Procedures for Faculty Promotion and Tenure Processes, Sabbatical Leave Processes, and conducts research and special projects relevant to the Academic Affairs Office
Other Duties/Essential Functions include but are not limited to Academic Publications oversight for Catalog, Faculty Reference Guides, Curriculum Changes Booklets and other publications.
Supervises staff in the Office of Academic and Learner Services.
Serves in various committees and councils including Curriculum Council, Deanâ€™s Council, Academic Support Team, and other committees as assigned.
Professional Statement Topic: How does the work of the Project Manager for Academic Affairs support student success and equity?
- Bachelorâ€™s Degree (Masterâ€™s or Ph.D. preferred)
- Extensive knowledge of higher education, academic infrastructure with both internal and external constituencies
- Extensive knowledge of compliance and accreditation processes with both internal and external organizations.
- At least five years of relevant academic experience
- Exceptional leadership skills
- Demonstrated ability to work with faculty, staff and administrators from varied disciplines and backgrounds on a wide range of activities and ability to maintain confidential matters with discretion.
- Deep understanding of policies and processes associated with institutional and professional accreditation
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
- Exercise good judgement in a variety of situations
- Ability to maintain balance and time management
- Requires attention to detail and the ability to work independently on multiple projects.
The application file should include: cover letter, current resume, Professional Statement (if applicable); unofficial transcripts (official transcripts will be required upon employment) and contact information for 3-4 professional references.Â Incomplete files will not be considered. Candidate selected will be subject to appropriate background checks before hire.
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