BMA. Vice President of Academic Affairs


South Plains College invites applications for the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs. South Plains College is a dynamic community college located in Levelland, Texas, west of Lubbock, Texas, dedicated to the education of a diverse student population of over 10,000 students a semester on multiple campuses. With over 250 full-time faculty members and 160 part-time faculty members, SPC offers 100 academic and technical programs in ten departments. The Vice President of Academic Affairs is responsible for development and implementation of the academic policies and programs. Salary range will be commensurate on experience and qualifications.



  • Masters degree from an accredited college or university, doctorate preferred
  • Five years of full-time college level teaching, community college experience preferred
  • Two years of instructional administration, chair level or higher preferred
  • Accreditation process experience, SACS preferred
  • Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills that include but are not limited to expertise in problem-solving, teambuilding, conflict resolution and day to day management related to student, faculty, and administrative issues
  • Expertise in planning, curriculum development, and policy development
  • Expertise in the budgeting process, including computation of class loads and overloads
  • Expertise in handling statistics and creating reports for the division, the institution, and state and federal levels
  • Commitment to instructional technology
  • Willingness to work irregular hours and to attend extracurricular activities such as drama productions, musical performances, and athletics


Duties and areas of responsibility for the Vice President for Academic Affairs include:

  • serve as the chief instructional officer for the college
  • is responsible for ensuring the hiring of qualified, credentialed faculty, meeting SACS and THECB requirements
  • serve as liaison officer for SACS accreditation, Texas Higher Education Coordination Board, area public schools and other academic agencies
  • Coordinates the instructional divisions; Dean of Arts and Sciences, Dean of Health Occupations, Dean of Technical Education, Dean of Continuing and Distance Education and the Dean of Reese Center.  The Director of Libraries also reports to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Supervises the planning processes for all instructional divisions, including Institutional Effectiveness,  program review and budgeting
  • Supervises the evaluation process for faculty
  • serve as a permanent member of the Executive Council, Administrative Council, Academic Council, Instructional Deans Council and other committees as appropriate
  • perform other duties as assigned by the President


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