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Midland College

Job Description

Job Title


Position Status

Full Time

Classification Title

Administration-12 m

Work Location

Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX

Job Summary

Midland College is seeking an Associate Vice President of Instructional Support to provide leadership in a collaborative environment built on mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement. Candidate must have a commitment to student success, equity, and integrity. The Associate Vice President will play a key leadership role in Instruction, serve on the Administrative Council, and work closely with other administrators, faculty, and staff to enhance student learning by aligning Instructional initiatives with the Midland College mission and strategic plan to #StartStriveSucceed. 
The AVP will support diverse academic credit programs and align curriculum with State and SACSCOC accrediting requirements. In addition, the AVP will oversee the Learning Resource Center, the Williams Regional Technical Training Center, and the Midland College Fitness Center.
Midland College awards certificates, associate degrees and baccalaureate degrees and supports completion through student-centered instruction and student services. 51% of graduates earn a Certificate and/or Applied Associates degree. An additional 47% of students earn an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree. With a 52% Hispanic population, our 5,500 students reflect the demographics of the wider five-county service area. Thanks to local philanthropy and broad community support, Midland College offers more than 200 local scholarships. 
Midland College is a member of the SACSCOC Reaffirmation Class of 2021. The Associate Vice President will play an important role in the completion and implementation of the Quality Enhancement Plan. 
Midland, Texas is a dynamic community with the largest percentage population growth in the nation. Midland has the lowest unemployment rate in Texas and the eighth lowest unemployment rate in the United States. Currently, Midland is the second fastest growing city in Texas and the fourth fastest growing city in the United States. With a rising metropolitan population of roughly 180,000 in the heart of the Petroplex that includes Odessa with a population of roughly 162,000, Midland is in the hub of the booming Permian Basin energy industry. 

Required Qualifications

Completed Master’s degree and commitment to complete Doctorate from an accredited university
Three years of higher education leadership experience or three years of secondary dual credit leadership experience
The person in this position frequently communicates with others and must be able to exchange accurate information
Three years of teaching experience
Knowledge of and experience with dual credit programming requirements
Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining educational partnerships (K-12, college, and University)
Curriculum development experience
Knowledge of and experience with:
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges accreditation requirements
- Texas Administrative Code and Texas Education Code
- The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board structure and requirements, including the Academic Course Guide Manual (ACGM), Workforce Education Course Manual (WECM), and/or Texas Education Agency structure and requirements including the Public Education Information System (PEIMS), Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), College, Career, and Military Readiness standards (CCMR), Texas College and Career Readiness School Models (CCRSM), and approved Programs of Study
Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

Preferred Qualifications

Completed Doctorate from an accredited university
Community college leadership experience
Experience with Early College High Schools
Knowledge of Guided Pathways to Success organization and services

Essential Functions

Ensure quality and comparability of dual credit offerings
Collaborate with service area high schools, institutions of higher learning, and community entities to align programs from dual credit to work or transfer
Evaluate and maintain current articulation agreements and instructional MOUs
Work closely with academic deans and instructional divisions to provide leadership in curriculum development, coordination, revision, and evaluation
Manage the work of the College’s Curriculum Committee
Oversee the development and publication of the College’s catalog
Collaborate with Associate Vice President of Workforce Education
Oversee Instructional Support Services Division, including the Learning Resource Center, Teaching and Learning Center, Testing Services, the Williams Regional Technical Training Center, and other academic support services
Support the quality of the College’s online offerings through technical support and professional development
Ensure that all College sites are supported by adequate, current, accessible library and learning resources.
Manage currency of web content for instructional programs and services
Serve on Administrative Council
Provide leadership for College guided pathways
Collect, compile, and disseminate student, program, and institutional data
Represent the College in State and National professional organizations
Oversee and evaluate staff
Perform other duties as assigned by the Vice President of Instructional Services and President

Physical Demands

Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
Frequently moves equipment or paperwork weighing up to 25 pounds
Ability to work extended hours and attend Midland College or community events
Use of manual dexterity
Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
General office, college, and instruction facilities
Duties indoors and some outdoors
Travel for training, meetings, and events both in and out of town
The person in this position needs to regularly move or drive from office to other locations on and off-campus
The person in this position frequently communicates with others; must be able to exchange accurate information

Security Sensitivity

All Midland College positions are security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information. An employment offer is contingent on completion of a satisfactory criminal background investigation.

Pay Statement

Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.

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Position Available


Special Instructions to Applicants

The Search Committee will start the review of applications on 20 March 2023. Interviews will begin immediately thereafter with a decision to hire made 01 May 2023. The start date for the new Associate Vice President will be 04 September 2023.

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Midland College Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration. Documents that must be submitted online: Completed online application, cover letter, curriculum vitae (please do not send photos), transcripts, and three letters of reference. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted with application. NOTE: Official transcripts sent directly from the institution(s) attended to Midland College Human Resources are required within 30 days of hire.

EEO Statement

In its efforts to promote nondiscrimination and as required by law, Midland College does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information, or on any other basis prohibited by law. Additionally, the College does not discriminate against an employee or applicant who acts to oppose such discrimination or participates in the investigation of a complaint related to a discriminatory employment practice. Employment decisions will be made on the basis of each applicant’s job qualifications, experience, and abilities.

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