At MCLA, we’re here for all — and focused on each — of our students . Classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching, and about seeing their students thrive on every level of their lives . In nearly every way possible, the experience at MCLA is designed to elevate our students as individuals, as leaders, as communicators, fully empowered to make their impressions on the world . In addition to our 125-year commitment to public education, we have fortified our commitment to equitable academic excellence . For eight of the last 10 years, MCLA has been named a Top Ten College by U .S . News and World Report . MCLA also appears on the organization’s list of top National Public Liberal Arts Colleges, as well as on the top 50 schools in U .S . News’ Social Mobility Ranking, which measures how well schools graduate students who receive Federal Pell Grants.
Our classes are taught by educators who care deeply about teaching and about seeing their students succeed, personally, academically, and professionally. We engage in the most relevant conversations of our time by bringing the most celebrated thinkers and speakers to campus through nationally known public lectures hosted by MCLA .
The Incoming Vice President of Academic Affairs reports to the College President, serves as a strategic partner, and has the primary responsibility to plan, operate, direct, and supervise all academic programs and personnel (undergraduate, graduate, continuing education; summer, non-credit, etc.). The Vice President serves as a role model of academic integrity, providing vision, leadership, and strategic direction to the College's 130+ full and part-time faculty as well as, the Freel Library, the Center for Student Success and Engagement (CSSE), Berkshire Cultural Resource Council (BCRC), Registrar's Office, Academic Technology, and Adult Basic Education.
Additionally, the VP is responsible for developing an environment where students, particularly first generation and economically disadvantaged students, can be successful. The Vice President is responsible for developing a collegial environment that is conducive to the scholarly interaction of students and faculty, and to a close working partnership and open communication with faculty. The Vice President will encourage and celebrate an inclusive environment that promotes understanding and respect within a diverse student body, faculty, staff, and community.
The Incoming Vice President of Administration and Finance is responsible for the executive leadership of financial and administrative services of the college. Primary responsibilities include providing leadership to overall administrative services at the college, directing the development of the budget, allocating fiscal resources, and managing the elements of fiscal accountability to accomplish the college's mission. Will continually review and provide innovative solutions to campus issues. Serves as the chief financial officer for the college and is a member of the President's Executive Staff. The Vice President spearheads alignment of financial operations, business support functions, physical plant management and auxiliary services with strategic planning objectives.
Provides management and direction to the departments of Information Technology, Facilities, Fiscal Affairs (Budgeting, Accounting, Purchasing), Shipping/Receiving and Mailroom/Copying, Capital Planning, Auxiliary Services, Risk Management, and Emergency Planning.
The Vice President for Student Affairs serves as the Chief Student Affairs Officer at the College and reports to the President. The Vice President works collaboratively with the Vice President of Academic Affairs and other senior leaders of the College to create a campus culture that promotes student success as well as a safe and welcoming campus environment for our diverse student body, as well as fosters a sense of community among the students. The Vice President is specifically responsible for the overall strategic direction, leadership, administration, and management of the Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs consists of Athletics, Public Safety, Residential Programs & Services, Counseling and Wellness, Student conduct and Judicial Affairs, the Center for Service & Citizenship, Multicultural Education Resource Center, Student Development, the Women’s Center, and the Veteran’s Center.
For additional questions regarding the positions or to nominate someone for an Executive Leadership position at MCLA, please email email@example.com.