The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming. Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference.
This position is for INTERNAL CANDIDATES only.
A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile.
Core responsibilities of this position include:
The position of Special Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) is a full-time, benefit eligible, position. This position is responsible for, but not limited to, Academic Affairs: project management and coordination; project/department research; direction of the First Year Seminar Program; general and developmental Education course coordination; VPAA office management; direct assistant to the VPAA; special projects; policy management; representation to both internal and external stake holders; and leadership of the College’s Academic Integrity initiative.
The Special Assistant functions as an assignment/project researcher who develops, reviews, analyzes, implements, monitors, reports on internal and environmental aspects that impact Academic Affairs/higher education – responsible to remain aware of contemporary affairs in Higher Education – responsible to provide research briefings, condense research findings into summaries, and serve in the role of fact-checker providing data-source validation.
This position coordinates the College’s general education and developmental education core with primary responsibility for annual assessment of general and developmental education and ensuring the continued relevance of the breadth and depth of LCCC’s general education core. Also responsible for serving in the role of primary assistant to the Vice President by providing direct tactical oversight via office management including departmental budget management, physical and electronic records management/file oversight, as well as Vice Presidential communications.
The Special Assistant serves as the primary College official for Academic Integrity cases (first-offenses) at LCCC and supports the Dean of Students with Academic Integrity cases that rise to the level of a second offence. Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.
LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College. The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.
Benefits: For full listing of benefits, visit http://lccc.wy.edu/about/humanResources/benefits.aspx
Compensation: This is a Professional Level 1 position, for salary schedules visit http://lccc.wy.edu/about/humanResources/benefits.aspx
Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consideration, apply by October 22nd, 2017.
For information about Cheyenne, visit http://www.lccc.cc.wy.us/about/welcome
Project Management & Coordination: the Special Assistant is responsible for the management and coordination of projects within the Academic Affairs Department as well as projects on behalf of the Vice President of Academic Affairs and/or the Academic Affairs Department that may be institution-wide, and/or community college system-wide. The Special Assistant will serves as liaison between external agencies and internal administrative units, coordinate a wide range of inter-related activities of both short and long term duration that may involve college issues and State legislative relations; this position also serves as the college’s course coordinator. Representative tasks may include:
Special Assignment/Project Research:
The Special Assistant functions as an assignment/project researcher who develops, reviews, analyzes, implements, monitors, and reports on college commission, state/federal legislative, internal budgetary, regional economic, programmatic, and/or other internal/external stakeholders, which influence/impact Academic Affairs. This will require the Special Assistant to remain aware of contemporary affairs in Higher Education, as well as provide research briefings, condensing research findings into summaries, fact-checking/data-source validation, etc. Representative tasks may include:
Director of First-Year Seminar:
The Special Assistant directs the First-Year experience at LCCC:
General and Developmental Education Coordination:
The Special Assistant coordinates General and Developmental Education at LCCC:
Vice Presidential Assistant/Vice President Office Management:
The Special Assistant will be responsible for serving in the role of primary assistant to the Vice President and providing direct tactical oversight via office management including departmental budget management, physical and electronic records management/file oversight, Vice Presidential communications:
Academic Integrity Management:
Primary College official to address academic integrity on a college wide basis and is the primary respondent for first offense academic integrity cases reported through Maxient:
An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
LCCC DOES NOT SPONSOR H1B VISAS.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.
The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies: Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY 82007, 307-778-1217,TitleIX_ADA.Coordinator@lccc.wy.edu.