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      Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, founded in 1963, is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs, certificates, certifications, and training aligned with the needs of its communities and courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. Ivy Tech Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech enrolls more than 160,000 students on 19 campuses and 40 instructional sites, employs 6,500 faculty and staff, and has an annual budget of $550 million. Reporting to the system President, the Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the Richmond Campus and provides leadership to assure its effective operation and progress toward the goals of the Strategic Plan, “Our Communities. Your College. Pathways for Student Success and a Stronger Indiana." The Chancellor plays a leading role in enabling the success of the campus' 3,500-plus students as they pursue their educational and career-readiness goals. (Additional information about the College can be found at www.ivytech.edu/richmond). The next Chancellor will be a visionary leader who possesses exemplary communication and interpersonal skills and understands the higher education environment. This individual will have a passion for changing students' lives and supporting their aspirations. The Chancellor will lead aligned to the college strategic plan, serve area needs to recruit students, ensure student success and meet employer needs. This individual will be able to work with faculty and staff, be student-centered, politically astute, dynamic, and committed to a culture of increasing student and workforce diversity. The Chancellor will be an entrepreneurial and effective fundraiser with a particular capacity to develop and strengthen relationships with local partners.General Description of Position:Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, founded in 1963, is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs, certificates, certifications, and training aligned with the needs of its communities and courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. Ivy Tech Community College is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech enrolls more than 160,000 students on 19 campuses and 40 instructional sites, employs 6,500 faculty and staff, and has an annual budget of $550 million.Reporting to the system President, the Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the Richmond Campus and provides leadership to assure its effective operation and progress toward the goals of the Strategic Plan, “Our Communities. Your College. Pathways for Student Success and a Stronger Indiana." The Chancellor plays a leading role in enabling the success of the campus' 3,500-plus students as they pursue their educational and career-readiness goals. (Additional information about the College can be found at www.ivytech.edu/richmond).The next Chancellor will be a visionary leader who possesses exemplary communication and interpersonal skills and understands the higher education environment. This individual will have a passion for changing students' lives and supporting their aspirations. The Chancellor will lead aligned to the college strategic plan, serve area needs to recruit students, ensure student success and meet employer needs. This individual will be able to work with faculty and staff, be student-centered, politically astute, dynamic, and committed to a culture of increasing student and workforce diversity. The Chancellor will be an entrepreneurial and effective fundraiser with a particular capacity to develop and strengthen relationships with local partners.Major Responsibilities:Leads planning and vision for the campus staff to ensure that campus enrollment, completion, retention, and student success meet the campus- and system-level metrics are established for the campus service area.Communicates and creates a culture of accountability and empowerment relative to established metrics for campus enrollment (total and revenue-generating, completion, retention, and student success) to campus-level leaders.Intentionally develops and expedites requests for new academic programs and services aligned with the Workforce Alignment Quadrant Analysis and guidance from the Indiana Commission for Higher EducationLeads organizational change management, continuous improvement, problem solving, and innovation at the campus-level.
      Informs and executes strategic initiatives at the campus level.Ensures the assessment of campus facility/space needs and investigation of alternative space solutions in alignment with the overall campus vision, key areas of focus (enrollment, completion, retention, student success), and associated metrics.Employs campus-level faculty, administrative, and support staff necessary to successfully meet campus vision, key areas of focus (enrollment, completion, retention, student success), and associated campus- and system level metrics and to ensure efficient campus operations (financial and fundraising).Collaborates with Systems Office and campus-level functional area leaders to lead and guide each of the functional areas ( i.e., academic affairs, enrollment management, student support, finance, facilities, marketing and communications, fundraising, human resources, and workforce alignment) in order to successfully meet the campus-and system-level metrics for revenue-generating enrollment, completion, retention, and student success.
      Assures compliance with College policies and procedures in each campus-level, functional areas.Ensures strong community representation on campus board of trustees and conducts regular meetings reporting on significant developments of the campus, engaging the board in planning and fundraising processes for the campus, and seeking recommendations and approvals as required by statute, local charters and/or by-laws.Cultivates and fosters the development of robust educational, business and community leaders and partnerships within the service delivery area in order to successfully meet the postsecondary educational attainment and workforce needs.Leads campus/community-level fundraising efforts of the College to ensure fundraising metrics (visits, asks, grant submissions, dollars raised, etc.) are met as established by the campus and Ivy Tech Foundation (Systems Office).
      Develops, updates, and communicates short-and-long-term goals for the campus. At a minimum, this will include programming, facilities, financials, fundraising, enrollment, retention,
      completion and placement goals tied to the strategic plan.Collaborates with other campus chancellors and Systems Office to set strategy, goals, and direction for the College.Aligns college strategy and goals to support system wide understanding, respect and support for diversity among students, faculty, and staff.Leads campus-level efforts to ensure state-of-the-art technology for students, faculty, and staff.In collaboration with Systems Office leadership:- Assists with administration of academic programs and student success related services in order to successfully meet the campus-level metrics for enrollment, completion, retention, and student success.
      - Develops and manages the campus budget; ensures operational costs are in line with relevant budgetary controls; manages the effective operations of the campus to deliver services to students and businesses and to achieve the agreed key performance measures.
      - Directs the assessment of facility/space needs, investigates alternative solutions, and guides the negotiations of leases and/or renovations or seeks approvals for construction, as appropriate.
      - Develops working partnerships with the community, business, industry and other educational organizations to promote the College and campus and successfully meet the campus-level metrics for enrollment, completion, retention, and student success; develops programs and services that respond to their changing needs.
      - Provides support and assistance to Workforce & Career initiatives, including relationship building with companies and making sales calls with Workforce & Career staff.
      - Provide leadership in fundraising efforts to meet College Capital Campaign and campus needs in partnership with campus/community-level development staff and the Ivy Tech Foundation (Systems Office).  Leads outreach efforts to engage alumni, education, business, local foundations, and community leaders within the campus service delivery area that result in resources to meet needs.
      - Guides the negotiation of leases and/or renovation or seeks approval for construction as aligned with the overall campus vision, key areas of focus (enrollment, completion, retention, student success), and associated metrics.
      Assures compliance with College policies and procedures in each of the functional areas of responsibility. Provides liaison between functional staff, shared services staff, and appropriate College Officers.Represents Ivy Tech Community College by participating in state and local councils, committees, boards, organizations and state and national conferences.Participates in major campus events.Serves on functional and ad hoc committees as assigned.This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assignedSupervision Given: Campus functional area Vice Chancellors/Executive Directors/Directors, administrative supportSupervision Received: President with support of VP of Strategic Operations South Campuses Minimum Qualifications:Master's Degree.Three or more years of substantial and successful leadership and management experience at the executive level.Must possess excellent organizational, planning, evaluation, interpersonal and communication skills and have an ability and willingness to travel.Must be adept at resolving individual and group conflicts, and must have excellent written and oral communication skills.Proven ability to identify key issues and to carry forward an idea or project from conception to execution.Track record of thinking conceptually and mastering complex subject matter quickly.Good judgment, discretion, tact and the ability to work easily with senior leaders within the education, charitable, government, and business sectors.Proven ability to partner well with colleagues both in and outside of the organization.Ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.Preferred Qualifications:DoctorateThree or more years of substantial and successful leadership and management experience at the executive level  preferably in post-secondary educationEvidence of working with adult students' successOther Requirements: Work Hours: Hiring Range: Team Ivy Referral:N/ASpecial Instructions to Applicants:Please do not apply for this opportunity via the College’s application system. While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Chancellor is selected, interested parties are encouraged to send their materials to our consultant at the address below by September 30, 2021 to assure optimal consideration. Application materials should include a resume, diversity statement, and a cover letter expressing interest in the position.Ivy Tech Richmond Chancellor SearchR. William Funk & Associates2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 300Dallas, Texas 75219Email: [email protected]