TCAT Shelbyville Mission Statement
The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Shelbyville serves as a premier supplier of workforce development throughout the State of Tennessee. The College fulfills its mission through competent and efficient staffing by: - Providing competency-based training through superior quality, traditional and distance learning instruction methods that qualify completers for employment and job advancement; - Contributing to the economic and community development of the communities served by training and retraining employed workers; - Ensuring that programs and services are economical and accessible to all residents of Tennessee; and, - Building relationships of trust with community, business, and industry leaders to supply highly skilled workers in areas of need.
TCAT Shelbyville Purpose Statement
The goal of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Shelbyville is to provide technical training to students to meet the occupational needs of employers in our community. Individualized instruction is utilized to the maximum in most programs whereby students may enter a program when a vacancy occurs, start training at their own level, and progress at their own rate to the level desired within the limitations of the institution. Individualized instruction provides the student with the highest quality instruction possible in the occupational area of their choosing. Cohort based programming is also available in health career programs.
All staffing, including administration, faculty, and support staff, is directly organized to support the institutional mission and purposes.
Job Description and Specifications
Title: Vice President of Academics & Compliance
Classification: Administrative– Exempt - Salary Direct supervision received from: President
Functional supervision received from: Not applicable.
Supervision provided to: Dual Enrollment and Career Services Coordinator
Office Location(s): Shelbyville, Franklin County, Lincoln County
Hours: 8:00 -4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or as needed to fulfill duties of the position FUNCTION OF THE JOB: The Vice President of Academics and Compliance is responsible for the oversight of areas related to academic affairs and compliance with various federal, state, and accrediting agency policies, regulations, and laws. This position is also responsible for assisting the President in the planning, start-up, and subsequent evaluation of new programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate all activities associated with meeting the customer needs of individuals, businesses and industries as related to training objectives and accomplishments. Tasks and responsibilities include the following:
Work with the Dual Enrollment and Career Services Coordinator to meet with individuals, secondary partners, business, and industry to discuss training needs, develop a training plan to meet the outlined objectives, and provide career services to all students and industry partners.
Coordinate with instructors and staff the development of training curriculum to meet the training plan objectives.
Develop evening class schedules and publish to business and industries in service areas.
Develop Special Industry training contracts as needed.
Assist with hiring personnel as needed.
Assist with conducting presentations for prospective industrial companies, chamber of commerce, secondary schools, and other community groups as a representative of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Shelbyville.
Represent the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Shelbyville in various Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), community, chamber functions; meet and serve on committees as required by President.
Coordinate annual administration of Perkins grant activities and data collection required by the grant.
Work with business/industry for donations of equipment that enhances training programs.
Assist with Council on Occupational Education (COE) Standards re-accreditation preparation and serve as COE Liaison.
Ensure compliance with various federal and state laws, regulations, policies and/or procedures, including but not limited to: non-discrimination laws, ADA regulations for employees, investigation procedures, etc.
Ensure compliance with accrediting agency requirements for the college and individual programs.
Conduct regular performance evaluations for personnel in area(s) of supervision.
Coordinate the start-up of new programs and off-campus sites.
Coordinate professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
Assist with evaluating the needs of the community and developing new programs to meet local needs or to revise existing programs as deemed necessary.
Perform leave report and/or timesheet approval in TBR Portal for personnel in area(s) of supervision.
Coordinate the development of articulation agreements between the college and other institutions.
Prepare various reports as assigned.
Back-up Banner Presidential approval authority.
Jaggaer Approver authority.
Document curricula of programs.
Assist with programmatic accreditations.
Some travel will be required.
Perform other duties as assigned and/or as necessary to meet program and college goals.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Bachelor's degree required; Master's Degree preferred from an accredited institution.
Minimum five (5) years of administrative experience in or with a secondary or post-secondary institution with decision-making responsibilities. Combined experience will be considered.
Demonstrated abilities in leadership, human relations, communication skills (written and verbal), and organizational skills.
Teaching experience with knowledge of instructional techniques and processes, preferred.
Evidence of strong work ethic as it relates to timeliness of reporting, oversight of multiple on-going projects, and the ability to work with industry/employers.
Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of network systems; knowledge of student information management systems with working knowledge of data analysis in a higher education environment desired.
Experience with grant writing and grant management desired.
Curriculum and program development experience desired.
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with multiple local businesses, employers, industry, workforce development agencies, secondary and post-secondary institutions.
Strength requirements (physical demands) - Mental and Visual Demand:
Sedentary work – involves sitting some of the time; involves mobile accessibility to entire school and off-campus locations.
Requires mental and visual attention to detail.
Must be able to operate a vehicle and have a valid driver's license.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: The Vice President of Academics and Compliance must possess a well-rounded philosophy and principles that underlie technical education and institutional operation and have a strong commitment to the purpose and the mission of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.
Application Packet Requirements:
Required: A cover letter detailing one or more student success or workforce development initiatives led by the applicant with a description of the initiative including a timeline, the population served, and the results of the initiative.
Required: Three letters of reference from individuals, organizations, or industry partners that the applicant has worked directly with in the last five years.
TIMELINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, 2023.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and TBR/Tennessee College of Applied Technology salary guidelines.
Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Shelbyville is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, is an AA/EEO/ADA Employer; and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program and activities.