To provide leadership to the academic unit consistent with the mission of the college.
To promote academic integrity creating an effective teaching and learning environment.
To provide leadership in concert with college academic officers and the KCTCS Chancellor to enhance academic initiatives.
To participate in professional organizations and professional development opportunities.
To maintain effective communication in the academic arena among all units of the college, KCTCS, other educational institutions, and the community at large.
To maintain open communication channels with the leaders in the academic unit (e.g., convene regular meetings with division heads and other academic personnel).
To be responsible, with the faculty and division heads, for the recruitment and retention of full-time, part-time, and volunteer faculty, as well as staff personnel supporting the instructional unit.
To promote the professional development of faculty.
To be responsible with the president/CEO and division heads for the development of the faculty performance review forms.
To work with the president/CEO, division heads, and academic leadership to facilitate the faculty promotion process.
To facilitate effective academic processes and procedures that foster student success.
To be responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of academic programs.
To be responsible, with the division heads, for the preparation and evaluation of the schedule of classes.
To facilitate and participate in the evaluation processes related to academic affairs programs and personnel.
To ensure that institutional effectiveness efforts are implemented throughout the academic affairs unit.
To identify computer and information technology needed to enhance the academic affairs unit.
To provide leadership for academic support and academic services by the college - support and services include library, off-campus, extended campus, learning resource centers, adult education (development programs), and community education/community service.
To formulate and implement an annual budget related to the goals and operational needs of the academic affairs unit.
To provide collaboration with advancement office in the development of grant proposals.
To provide leadership in strategic academic planning and to prepare institutional reports as requested by internal and external sources.
To ensure compliance with KCTCS and local college policies and procedures.
To provide leadership in accountability and institutional effectiveness.
Internal Number: 60636
About Hopkinsville Community College/KCTCS
For many residents of western Kentucky and northern Tennessee, higher education begins at Hopkinsville Community College (HCC). As a true comprehensive community college, HCC provides academic and technical associate degrees; diploma and certificate programs in occupational fields; prebaccalaureate education; adult, continuing, and developmental education; customized training for business and industry; and distance learning. As one of 16 public institutions of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS), HCC provides real opportunity to real people – transforming the economy of the region by transforming the lives of the people who live in it. The faculty and staff of the College serve more than 3,800 credit-seeking students each year by assisting them in reaching their educational and career goals.