Vice President of Instruction

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Orange County/Irvine, CA

Job Description:

Reporting to the Campus President, the Vice President of Instruction is responsible for leading and managing the school's instructional program(s), regulatory compliance, and overall educational experience in such areas as: curriculum development; institutional assessment and improvement; and faculty development.

Employment Status:

salaried, exempt

Date Posted:

February 22nd, 2019

Essential Functions:

  • Oversee academic programs and provide supervision to academic Program Directors.
  • Oversee accreditation submissions/responses and other related projects as requested.
  • Handle regulatory compliance review of enrollment agreements, catalog and website.
  • Coordinate with campus departments in the compilation of accreditation documents.
  • Support a campus wide climate conducive to learning, compliance, and integrity.
  • Promote excellence in faculty teaching, service, and professional development.
  • Oversee Institutional Review Board (IRB).
  • Oversee General Education Department.
  • Oversee Learning Resource Center.
  • Coordinate with program and department heads to develop metrics to measure institutional effectiveness, student performance, retention and student satisfaction rates.
  • Represent the Institution at professional activities.
  • Enhance current knowledge and skills through attending conferences, classes, reading journals and independent study.
  • Serve as a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with State and Federal regulations as well as College policies and procedures.


  • An earned Ph.D. degree in education or a related field.
  • At least seven years of progressively higher administrative experience in higher education, with demonstrated success in leading and managing a large and diverse group of faculty and staff.
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards with ACOTE, CAPTE, CCNE, AVMA, BRN, BVNPT, CDPH, ACCSC and WASC a plus.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills needed to facilitate a group or project to completion.
  • Ability to partner collaboratively with stakeholders across the organization.
  • Ability to handle confidential information discretely and professionally.
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise sound judgment.
  • Have strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

Conditions of Employment:

  • The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required of an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and be physically present in the office.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

Work Environment:

  • Standard office setting.
  • Typically, duties are performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation.
  • An incumbent is subject to contact with others, frequent interruptions, noise from talking or office equipment and demanding timelines.

Physical Demands:

  • The incumbent regularly sits for long periods, walks short distances on a regular basis
  • Uses hands and fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines; reaches with hands and arms; speaks clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; sees to read fine print and operate computer; hears and understands voices over telephone and in person; and lifts, carries, and/or moves objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

We Offer:

  • Professional opportunities in a growing organization.
  • An organization that values and appreciates its employees.
  • A highly competitive pay and benefits package
  • A strong community service culture.

Stanbridge University is an equal opportunity employer with values and appreciation for its employees.