Vice President for Community Engagement
Job Locations US-TX-Denison
Type Regular Full-Time
Welcome to Grayson College. Grayson College is in the heart of Grayson County
and provides a vital link for higher education. GC offers small classes for
personalized instruction, affordable tuition, caring, professional faculty,
and the convenience of day, evening or online classes. The college serves
approximately 5,000 students annually. Grayson's reputation is highly
respected by surrounding universities and industries as an excellent source of
quality graduates who bring specialized, skilled and much-needed talents to
Serves as the Chief Community Engagement Officer for the College and provides
supervision for the Grayson College Foundation, Marketing and Communications,
Strategic Communications, South Campus, Grant Acquisition, and the Small
Business Development Center.
The salary range for this position is $118,273.59 to $197,122.65 .
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short & Long-term disability insurances
Medical premiums covered by Grayson College for FT employee only
Vacation Accrual- 2 weeks per year
Sick Leave Accrual- 2 weeks per year
Personal Leave- 2 days for FT employees per year
Holidays- Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, Winter Break, Martin Luther King
Jr. Day, Spring Break, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, and Independence Day
Tuition-FT employees, their spouse & dependents are eligible for coverage
of full Grayson College tuition amount.
30% Provides strategic leadership to the Grayson College Foundation,
Marketing, Strategic Enrollment, South Campus, SBDC, and Grants; maintains
a highly trained and motivated staff to achieve departmental goals and
promote student success.
15% Serves as a member of the executive leadership team and advises the
President on policy development and other issues pertaining to Community
Engagement at the college. Collaborates with Instructional Services,
Business Services, Student Services, Human Resources, and Information
Technology Services to ensure and promote a total student experience.
15% Recommends, develops, and implements strategic goals, policies,
procedures, and practices which foster and promote the College. Oversees
the development and implementation of a college-wide marketing and
advancement plan including community outreach.
10% Resolves and investigates community relations issues and FOIA
10% Manages compliance for success in divisional area and ensures the
accurate and timely reporting of public data for college programs and
activities in area.
10% Ensures development and management of the divisional budget.
5% Represents the college by participating in various state and local
councils, committees, boards, professional organizations and community
5% Performs other job related duties as assigned.
Demonstrates the Viking Values of balance, clarity, gratitude, service, teamwork, and trust.
Demonstrates leadership and executive-level management skills including the ability to adapt to change, sound decision-making, conflict resolution, performance management, and accountability.
Promotes excellence in division.
Maintains a highly qualified staff, sufficient to meet the future needs of the department.
Promotes positive leadership and goodwill while communicating with directors, assistant directors, staff, students, and other constituents.
Maintains current knowledge of legal issues related to the College.
Consistently enforces college policies.
Maintains strong relationships with community partners such as local businesses, non-profit organizations, local school district administrators, and alumni.
Complies with all federal and state laws and regulations relating to higher education.
Promotes student success in student programming.
This Job Description is not a complete statement of all duties and
responsibilities comprising the position.
Experience: Five years to ten years of similar or related experience.
Education: A Master's degree or a specialized certification program taking
one year or more of coursework beyond a Bachelor's degree.
Interpersonal Skills: The ability to motivate or influence others is a
material part of the job, requiring a significant level of diplomacy and
trust. Obtaining cooperation (internally and/or externally) is an
important part of the job and a high level of interpersonal skills is
critical to the success of this position. Work frequently involves
contacts requiring considerable discussion of problems, material
presentations, and resolving issues impacting departments or divisions
Other Skills: Excellent leadership, management, and communication skills
Physical Requirements: The work is typically sedentary. However, there may
be some walking, standing, bending, carrying of light items, driving an
automobile, etc. No special physical demands are required to do the work.
Work Environment: Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those
found in a typical office.
Please submit unofficial transcripts or e-copies for each institution of
higher education attended with your application (If selected, official
transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date
of hire). Be sure to include three professional references with your
application. This position is considered a security sensitive position and
will require a criminal background check.
GRAYSON COLLEGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION
PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BASIS OF MERIT AND
WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION,
GENDER, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.
The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will
consider reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact the
human resources office at 903-463-8770 or [email protected].