3.04 Management Classifications

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A. College President

The President plans, organizes, and directs the overall administrative and academic activities and operations of the College; advises and assists the College Board of Trustees; and represents the interests of the College with other levels and agencies of government, educational entities, businesses, and the community at large.

The President receives policy direction from the College Board of Trustees and exercises direct or indirect supervision over all College personnel.

A detailed summary of the powers and duties of the President is located in Section 2.06 of this manual.

B. Executive Vice President

The Executive Vice President provides highly complex and responsible staff assistance to the College President and acts on behalf of the President as a representative of the College in matters and decisions as requested.

C. Vice President

A vice president plans, oversees, organizes, and directs one of the College's three major program units: the Instruction unit; the Administrative Services unit; or the Enrollment Management and Student Services unit. The vice president ensures that assigned functions fulfill federal, state, and College goals and objectives and meet the needs of the student population through periodic evaluation of functions and a program of performance appraisal. The vice president provides highly complex and responsible staff assistance to the College President and Board of Trustees. He/she receives general administrative direction from the College President and exercises direct supervision over managerial, professional, technical, and clerical staff.

D. Associate Vice President

An associate vice president plans and manages the operational and budgetary activities of a group, coordinates assigned activities with other groups, departments, and outside agencies and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to a vice president.

E. Assistant Vice President

An assistant vice president plans and manages the operational and budgetary activities of several groups/divisions and provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to a vice president.

F. Dean

A dean plans, organizes, and directs the activities of a group comprising several education or educational support departments/divisions and programs. The dean ensures that departments and programs assigned to the group comply with College standards, policies, and procedures; periodically evaluates the performance of assigned divisions, departments, programs, offices, and personnel; and coordinates assigned activities with other College groups. The dean receives administrative direction from a vice president and exercises direct and indirect supervision over personnel assigned to the group.

G. Assistant to the President/Assistant to the Vice President

An assistant to the president and/or vice president assists in planning, overseeing, organizing and directing major functions. These positions provide complex and responsible staff assistance to the president and/or vice president. They may plan and manage operational and budgetary activities.

H. Associate Dean

An associate dean plans, organizes, and directs the activities of a few education or education support departments/divisions and programs. The associate dean ensures that the assigned programs comply with College standards, policies, and procedures; periodically evaluates the performance of assigned divisions, programs, offices, and personnel; and coordinates assigned activities with other College groups. The associate dean receives administrative direction from a vice president or dean and exercises direct and indirect supervision over assigned personnel.

I. Assistant Dean

An assistant dean supports the dean by performing assigned duties.

J. Manager

A manager plans, organizes, and directs the activities of a group comprising several institutional support departments and offices. The manager ensures that departments and offices assigned to the group comply with College standards, policies, and procedures; periodically evaluates the performance of assigned departments, offices, and personnel; and coordinates assigned activities with other College groups. The manager receives administrative direction from a vice president and exercises direct or indirect supervision over the professional, administrative, and technical staff within the group.

K. Director, Division Director

A director/division director assumes significant management responsibility for the major function or educational program of study comprising a department/division, and:

1. Assumes responsibility for program development, management, and evaluation.

2. Assumes responsibility for the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities.

3. Assumes responsibility for the preparation and administration of a program budget.

4. Assumes significant responsibility for a variety of personnel activities including performance appraisals, training, selections, and disciplinary actions.

5. Exercises direct supervision over personnel within the division/department.

L. Supervisor, Coordinator

A supervisor or coordinator has overall responsibility for a work unit within a department/division or group, and:

1. Plan, assign, direct, and review the work of subordinates in the assigned academic support office or instruction-related program.

2. Assist in program development and management.

3. Assist in budget development and administration.

4. Assume responsibility for effectively recommending a variety of personnel actions in such areas as performance appraisal, training, selection, transfers, and disciplinary measures.

5. Perform difficult and complex work.

A supervisor plans, organizes, and supervises the activities of an assigned institutional support office, receives direction from a director or manager, and exercises direct and indirect supervision of staff.

A coordinator plans, organizes, and supervises the activities of an assigned instructional or education support program, receives direction from a director, division director, associate dean, or dean, and exercises direct and indirect supervision of staff.

Changes approved by Cabinet on August 14, 2001
1991