Role of the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services
The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services is responsible for assuring that the recruitment and selection process on the campus is consistent with institutional goals and college-wide policies and procedures. The Vice President also has final review and recommendation authority for the campus in the recruitment and selection process and is responsible for recommending all candidates for initial appointment to the College faculty to the President.
Role of the Division Dean
The Division Dean is the employing administrative supervisor of the faculty member to be selected and is responsible to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services for the initiation of the recruitment and selection process for a specific vacancy on the campus and for coordinating the candidate screening and interview process on the campus. The Division Dean, with the assistance of the Human Resources Manager, makes the initial recommendation for salary placement and academic rank placement in accordance with the VCCS 29 located in the VCCS Policy Manual 3.2.2 and College procedures.
New and Vacant Positions
The President’s Cabinet defines all regular full-time teaching faculty positions that may be filled for the following academic year. The Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services notifies Division Deans of the positions that the President’s Cabinet has approved to be filled. Division Deans with assistance from Program Coordinators/Heads, as appropriate, will confer with the Vice President to develop the Position Description and Notice of Faculty Vacancy, consistent with the goals of the institution.
Position Request form
The Notice of Faculty Vacancy must include closing dates and information on electronic advertising preferences. The form must also specify the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position. These electronic advertising preferences may include, but are not limited to, discipline-specific publications, publications of professional organizations and associations, and especially graduate school placement offices.
The Division Dean, through the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services, sends the Position Request form.
Advertising the Position
Advertising the position must relate directly to the unit academic plan, the College Affirmative Action plan, and the hiring goals of the institution.
The Human Resources Office reviews each Faculty Requisition Form and in cooperation with the Division Dean develops appropriate wording and selects the appropriate placement for the position announcement. All CVCC employees will be notified of the position opening and directed to the location of the posting through the Daily Bulletin. Starting salary ranges will be published in the advertisement for each position.
The Human Resources Office will communicate the final version of advertisements including publication dates and sites to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Services and Division Deans. In addition, all advertising information will be posted in the public folder for each position.
The Human Resources Office will actively seek to reach a qualified diverse pool of candidates and may use reasonable methods to do so, including
- sending position announcements to traditionally minority institutions;
- selecting diversity oriented publications in which to advertise;
- convening a group of CVCC minority employees to help with the recruitment and advertising process.