|Texas College is a four-year, coeducational, private, liberal arts institution. It is located in Tyler, Texas, less than 2 hours from Dallas and Shreveport. Its mission is to ensure that the student body experiences balanced, intellectual, psychological, social and spiritual development aimed at enabling them to become active and productive members of society where they live. The College offers baccalaureate degree programs in: Biology, Business Administration, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, English, Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies, Mathematics, Music, Religion, Social Work and Sociology. The College offers two associate degrees in Early Childhood Education and General Studies.
The Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer and is responsible to the President for the development and implementation of an effective academic program as well as other related activities as may be required in order to provide an environment that is supportive of and conducive to learning at the College.
QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in an appropriate field, academic administrative experience, and a minimum of five years of experience involving teaching, research and scholarship. Candidate should possess strong interpersonal skills and the academic qualifications for a senior ranking faculty appointment. Experience in academic planning, faculty recruitment, evaluation and development, budgeting, grantsmanship and faculty governance is highly desirable. The successful candidate should encourage scholarship, and foster service to the campus community.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Serve as the chief advisor to the President on matters of academic policy; develop and recommend policies and procedures to the President and the President’s Cabinet, as appropriate, for formal adoption by the institution, to govern the curriculum, academic program requirements and methods of instruction; develop and recommend policies and procedures in cooperation with the Vice Presidents for Student Affairs and Business and Finance and other appropriate officials governing admission standards, financial aid, academic standards, including advisement and counseling, and other academic support services for adoption by the institution; provide administrative leadership in developing and implementing short-range and long-range plans in support of an effective academic program and learning environment and to articulate these plans to the various constituencies of the College; serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and as an ex-officio member of all faculty committees, and on other committees as assigned; perform other duties as may be assigned by the President.