Vice President, Division of Learning

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Executive Search Profile

The College of Southern Maryland is seeking confidential nominations and expressions of interest for its next Vice President of Learning.

The primary focus of the Vice President of Learning is to create a student-centered culture around learning based on equity and inclusion competencies. Reporting to the College President and serving on the Executive Cabinet, the Vice President of Learning serves as the Chief Academic Officer. The Vice President of Learning provides strategic leadership to the Division of Learning, which includes the Schools of Liberal Arts, Professional and Technical Studies, and Science and Health, as well as all academic operational and support areas to ensure they reflect the mission of the College. The Vice President of Learning serves as an advocate for all educational programs, providing leadership to faculty, staff, and administrators to ensure consistent high-quality standards in curricula and programs that meet the needs of students and the region. The Vice President of Learning oversees the academic integrity of the College and provides leadership in long-range planning, budgeting, curriculum, program development, and faculty support. The Vice President of Learning ensures compliance with various accrediting bodies as well as with Maryland and federal regulations.

About the College

Our Mission

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) enhances lives and strengthens the economic vitality of a diverse and changing region by providing affordable postsecondary education, workforce development, and cultural and personal enrichment opportunities.

The College of Southern Maryland, the sixth largest community college in Maryland, is a public, regional community college with a far-reaching goal to help students and the community meet the challenges of individual, social, and global changes. Today the College serves the tri-county area that includes Charles, Calvert, and St. Mary’s counties. The College’s history began with the establishment of Charles County Community College in 1958 as part of the continuing expansion of the community college in America. At its inception in 1958, the College was governed by the Charles County Board of Education, with the first classes conducted at La Plata High School in the evenings. The Friendly Hall Campus, which is now the La Plata Campus, was established in 1968. The College expanded its services to St. Mary’s County in 1978 and Calvert County in 1980. On July 1, 2000, the College officially became the College of Southern Maryland, a regional college serving all three counties that comprise Southern Maryland.

Today, CSM is known as a progressive, innovative, and technologically advanced institution. CSM prides itself on delivering high quality educational services and for its role as a catalyst for business, industry, and government to identify the resources needed to grow and maintain a healthy economy and community. The College is funded by the tri-counties it serves at 31.6%, by the State of Maryland at 31%, and by tuition and fees at 35.5%. CSM offers an array of associate degree programs, industry certifications, career training, personal enrichment, wellness, and fitness activities. The College prepares and provides students with the tools and resources needed to immediately succeed in a competitive marketplace.

Deadline to Apply

January 12, 2024 is the preferred deadline to apply. Applications will be accepted until filled.

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