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Director of University of Hawaii Center (CC)
Position Number:
Hiring Unit:
Institutional Effectiveness and University of Hawai'i Center, Kaua'i
Kaua'i Community College
Date Posted:
March 20, 2017
Closing Date:
April 20, 2017
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
General funds

Other Conditions:
  • To begin approximately June 2017, pending position clearance and funding availability. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. As a member of the College executive management team, this position is responsible for the achievement of the college mission and implementation of strategic goals within the areas of responsibility. The position works collaboratively with other members of the executive team to coordinate services, programs and resources to accomplish the mission and support student learning. The Director of University Center manages the staff of the University of Hawai‘i Center, Kaua‘i which provides access to programs offered elsewhere in the University system and provides instructional assistance to faculty and students. In addition, the Director is responsible for the managing the College's Institutional Effectiveness areas to include overseeing institutional research, assessment, and grant development, and serving as the College's Accreditation Liaison Officer.
  3. Directs a college–wide institutional effectiveness unit that works collaboratively with the college community to design and implement strategic priorities and goals. Responsible for day-to-day supervision, as well as overall long-range and short-range planning and direction for the following Kaua‘i CC departments: Institutional Research; Assessment and Program Review; Grant Development, and Marketing and Outreach. (including marketing, information and web presence).
  4. Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and guidelines to increase college effectiveness. Responsible for monitoring effectiveness of campus-wide initiatives including assessment and implementation of goals and projects. Provides leadership in directing the efforts of research, grant production, and marketing to increase college effectiveness and reports on that work and an analysis of that work to the college leadership team and College Council.
  5. Works with the community to determine how the college is perceived as meeting community needs, and creates a plan to respond to those findings.
  6. With the Chancellor, serves as administrative liaison working on a systemwide level with administrators and program staff of other UH campuses in institutional effectiveness efforts.
  8. Serves as Director of the University Center at Kaua‘i Community College. Provides leadership in securing delivery and publicity of distance learning programs for the County of Kaua‘i. Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and guidelines related to the delivery of the various program offerings, course scheduling, academic counseling, instructional support, and inter-campus articulation for the University Center. Responsible for interpretation and analysis of applicable State and Federal regulations.
  9. Conducts on-going studies to assess community needs to determine which associate, baccalaureate, and/or graduate degree programs have sufficient student demand in the County of Kaua‘i.
  10. Serves as administrative liaison working on a systemwide level with administrators and program staff of other UH campuses in planning programs and course delivery for the University Center. Provides leadership in coordinating the development of an integrated schedule of credit courses.
  12. Provides leadership and supervision to the Institutional Effectiveness and University Center units for strategic planning, assessment of unit effectiveness in achieving goals and program and service improvement. Responsible for the fiscal and personnel management and planning of all Institutional Effectiveness and University Center resource requirements. Plans and prepares a comprehensive budget and operational plan.
  13. Serves as the College’s accreditation liaison officer. Coordinates the College’s self-study, assists in follow-up studies resulting from the evaluation, and notifies the Accrediting Commission of substantive changes and program developments as they occur; provides an identified person on campus to disseminate information and answer questions about evaluation and accreditation; and prepares and sends the institutional annual report and the midterm report to the Accrediting Commission.
Minimum Qualifications
  1. EDUCATION: Masters degree
  2. • Five years experience as an administrator in higher education responsible for program planning, budgeting, and/or student services support in an accredited institution of higher education
  3. • Experience in institutional effectiveness or accreditation work
  4. • Demonstrated understanding of contemporary problems and issues in higher education
  5. • Knowledge of statistical analysis
  6. • Knowledge of alternative models for delivering post-secondary education
  7. • Ability to work with various constituencies and policy-making bodies in a multi-campus, higher education environment.
  8. • Strong communication skills in coordinating and achieving system, campus, and department strategic plans
  9. • Committed leader: leading by example to inspire, and ability to identify employee strengths in assigning workload
Desirable Qualifications
  1. EDUCATION: Doctorate
  2. • Experience as an administrator or in carrying out administrative responsibilities with emphases on accreditation, institutional research, professional development, coordination between 2 year programs and four-year or graduate programs, or grant development processes.
  3. • Demonstrated knowledge of community college philosophy
  4. • Knowledge of University of Hawai‘i policies and procedures
  5. • Knowledge of educational curriculum development
  6. • Knowledge of alternative models for supporting instruction of academic administration, of learning theory, or similar post-secondary education training.
  7. • Familiarity with student management systems such as Banner, Star, Starfish, etc.
  8. • Evidence of successful grant development and management.
  9. • Experience developing a higher education professional development program

To Apply:
Submit 1) UHCC Form 27 ( standard format ) ( large format ) 2) transcript(s) showing degree and coursework to date appropriate to the position (Copies of official transcripts are acceptable; however, original official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Original official transcripts must have the official seal and be mailed directly from the degree-granting institution. Online transcripts or academic record/grade summaries will NOT be accepted. Diplomas and copies will not be accepted.), 3) a brief one-page statement outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications, 4) one or more signed, original letters of recommendation attesting to job performance and personal character, and 5) résumé to the address below. Original signature required on the UH Form 27. All requested documents/information must be postmarked by the closing date and become the property of the College. Emailed or other electronically submitted documents will not be accepted or considered. Failure to submit all required documents shall deem an application to be incomplete and will not be considered. All minimum qualifications must be met by the closing date. SEPARATE DOCUMENTS AND APPLICATION MATERIALS must be submitted for each position. Kaua`i Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. For inquiries or complaints regarding our nondiscrimination policies, please contact: Human Resources Manager, EEO/AA Coordinator 808-245-8323 Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs (Section 504 Coordinator and Title IX Coordinator) 808-245-8260 Kaua`i Community College, One Stop Center, 3-1901 Kaumuali`i Hwy, Lihu`e, HI 96766
  1. Human Resources Office
  2. Kaua'i Community College
  3. 3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Hwy.
  4. Lihu'e, HI 96766-9500
  1. 808-245-8372

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