The new president of Arapahoe Community College, Dr. Stephanie J. Fujii, has announced a national search for the College’s Provost & Vice President of Instruction is underway. She invites all highly qualified individuals to apply. The College is seeking a progressive, energetic leader who facilitates a highly collaborative work environment engaging other areas to implement and actualize improved equitable outcomes for students. This is an exciting opportunity for a successful individual to play a key leadership role in a dynamic, inclusive, innovative and responsive institution.
ACC is especially interested in considering applicants from historically marginalized populations (people of color, LGBTQ+ community members, veterans, first generation graduates, people with disabilities, etc.) and applicants who have experience engaging and supporting these populations.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
In 1965, Arapahoe Junior College became the first 2-year college in the greater Denver area. Ever since, ACC has been the place of choice for students who want to?Move Mountains. Known as Arapahoe Community College since 1970, ACC serves the South Metro Denver Area with campuses in Littleton, Parker and Castle Rock. Each campus provides its unique community with academic supports that seriously focus on student success. Whether a student is in high school, just?leaving high school, climbing their career ladder, or seeking new skills, they will find?dedicated staff,?committed professors, and top-notch facilities that will get them to their goals. ACC has true partnerships with 8 service area school districts, 4-year Colorado Colleges and Universities and community economic development teams. ACC currently educates more than 10,000 students and maintains the highest number of Concurrent Enrollment students in the State of Colorado. ACC is a part of the 13-institution Colorado Community College System (CCCS).
ABOUT THE COMMUNITY
Arapahoe Community College serves three unique communities and two counties in the South Metro Denver Area. The City of Littleton, in Arapahoe County, offers spectacular panoramic views of the Colorado Rockies. Littleton embodies a strong sense of community through its historic downtown, volunteerism, entrepreneurial spirit and numerous community events. Littleton’s vibrant art community is supported by ACC’s Colorado Gallery of the Arts and makes it the perfect location for ACC’s Art and Design Center with Fine Art, Design and Technology programs.
The Parker Campus, founded in 2000 in Douglas County, is at the southeastern corner of the Denver metro area. Once an agricultural and mining area, Parker is now a thriving suburban, business, industrial, recreational and residential community. Residents make their homes everywhere from suburban communities, to ranches, to mountain tops. Students earn degrees in Psychology, Public Health and Criminal Justice or a certificate for EMT at the Parker Campus.
Thirty miles south of downtown Denver is the ACC Sturm Collaboration Campus in Douglas County. The county has been ranked as one of the friendliest, happiest, and healthiest in the nation with some of the lowest jobless rates. Castle Rock offers a small-town atmosphere, spectacular mountain scenery, and an historic downtown shopping district. The Sturm Collaboration Campus allows students to start college classes in ACC's Concurrent Enrollment Program, earn an ACC associate degree or certificate, a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University, or join with one of our community industry partners in an apprenticeship program all at one location in Castle Rock.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Provost & Vice President of Instruction (PVPI) is the chief instructional officer of the College and provides dynamic leadership and administrative oversight to the College’s instructional units and academic support services. The position will serve as the College CEO in the president’s absence. The Provost & VPI works collaboratively with faculty and staff to advance teaching and learning excellence as measured by student success with equity at the forefront. The PVPI guides continuous improvement and innovation of transfer and workforce programs to meet the needs of diverse students and community partners on behalf of a multi-campus college.
Essential Duties of the PROVOST/VPI of INSTRUCTION include (but are not limited to):
Leadership & Collaboration – 40%
Student Success – 30%
Program Administration & Evaluation – 30%
How to Apply:
This is a confidential search process. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than October 27, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.
Candidates will need to have the following information or materials available to complete the application:
For additional information, nominations or confidential inquiries please contact:
Arapahoe Community College is an equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, familial status, veteran or military status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other protected class or category under applicable local, state, or federal law (also known as “civil rights laws”), in connection with employment practices or educational programs and activities (including admissions).