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Vice President for K-12 Initiatives and Statewide Partnerships

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Central Office - Indianapolis, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional

General Description of Position:

The Vice President for K-12 Initiatives and Statewide Partnerships will proactively lead College strategies toward development of valued partnerships between K-12, Career Centers and Ivy Tech. Oversee the Dual Credit Program Accreditation. Develop a comprehensive communication plan designed for our K-12 partners. Serve as the statewide champion for the implementation of the communication plan in partnership with chancellors and campus teams.

Major Responsibilities:

Proactively lead College strategies toward valued partnerships between K12, Career Center and Ivy Tech resulting in student credential and pathway completions.

Collaborate with Sr. Vice President for Workforce Alignment regarding K12 pathways

Collaborate with Sr. Vice President/Provost to ensure academic quality of K12 initiatives.

Collaborate with Sr. Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, or Student Success team designee, regarding student support services.

Assist Assistant Vice President for K-12 Initiatives in helping high schools and career centers to develop more completion oriented dual credit programming specific to the needs of their students.

Elevate the benefits of dual enrollment programming option including expansion of opportunities for students, Early Colleges and potential cost savings for school districts.

Serve as pathways consultant for DOE and State Board of Education

Oversee dual credit program accreditation and consideration of alternate accreditation.

Develop a succinct, focused and continuing communication plan designed specifically for K-12 partners outlining the benefits of Ivy Tech’s comprehensive programming. Serve as the statewide champion for the implementation of the communication plan in partnership with chancellors and campus teams.

Work with chancellors and campus teams to develop strong relationships and student success strategies with each school district, high school and career center in their service area.

Develop effective direct and continuing communications with high school students and parents (e.g. during college application timeframes and immediately after college acceptance and denial letters are sent) on the benefits of Ivy Tech’s programming.

Build relationship and shared statewide strategic priorities with state superintendent and senior Indiana Department of Education staff.

Build relationship and trusted partnership with State Board of Education.

Build trusted partnership in matters of K12 and Ivy Tech with legislators and Governor’s Office in cooperation with Ivy Tech Government Relations

Build relationship and statewide strategies with:
o Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents (IAPSS)
o Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP).
o Indiana School Boards Association (ISBA).
o Indiana Association of Career and Technical Education Directors (IACTED).
o Indiana Association of Career and Technical Educators (IACTE).
o Indiana School Counselor Association (ISCA) through their annual conference and beyond.
o Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA)

Supervision received: President
Supervision given: Assistant Vice President for K-12 Initiatives

Minimum Qualifications:

A Master’s degree is required in an education or related field. 

Demonstrated experience in strategic planning and record of providing leadership in educational innovation and improvement.

At least ten years of senior-level administrative experience in secondary education is required.

Demonstrated commitment to the employment and development of an ethnically and culturally diverse workforce.

Must be results oriented and possess strong collaboration, written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned Doctorate in administration or related field.

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