Under the administrative direction of the President the Vice President of College of Professional Studies provides strategic vision and leadership for the overall operations of the College of Professional Studies. Serves as a member of the President’s Senior Leadership Team, works closely with its members to ensure the overall mission of the University is accomplished and the goals and objectives of the College of Professional Studies are met.  This position leads an effort to educate the adult learner in either an online format or a hybrid format.  Responsibilities include serve on the Senior Leadership Team of the University, sharing common goals and accountability with other team members;  responsible for attracting, developing and retaining a faculty committed to academic excellence and innovative programs of education and service;  assess the needs of appropriate employers and emerging trends to ensure that the College of Professional Studies is positioned to meet those needs; responsible for ensuring the University’s resources are allocated in a manner consistent with the goals of the strategic plan as approved by the President, Vice President of Finance/Chief Financial Officer, and the Board of Trustees and within budget guidelines; oversee a quality education delivery for the adult student; and ensure the University fosters diversity and equity.

Master’s Degree with 5-10 years experience in adult education, leadership characteristics, and SACS Accreditation standards knowledge is required.