Vice President of Academics

Butler Community College •

Butler Community College invites dynamic leaders with a demonstrated focus on academic excellence and retention, student success, innovation, and commitment to access to apply for the strategic position of Vice President of Academics.

Founded in 1927, Butler Community College has a 97-year history of outstanding faculty, dedicated administrators and staff, and tremendous community and donor support. Serving more than 9,800 students, Butler has a tradition of excellence both inside and outside the classroom with a focus on student success through innovation, and leadership in higher education. Located in close proximity to Wichita, the largest urban area in Kansas, Butlers campuses in El Dorado and Andover are within very easy driving distance.

The Vice President of Academics (VPA) reports directly to the college president and provides innovative leadership for the college and faculty to ensure Butlers mission is served, strategic goals are met, and the colleges Timeless Institutional Values of quality, integrity, caring, and service are reflected in educational practices.

  • - Serves as a member of the executive management team which oversees the Colleges strategic planning, resource allocation, financial sustainability, academic excellence expectations, and college operations;
  • - Responsible for the administration and oversight of seven academic divisions;
  • - Promotes student success individually and institutionally through active involvement in recruitment and retention of students and provides equity-focused leadership through collaborative work with students, staff, and college stakeholders who have diverse educational, economic, cultural and social backgrounds;
  • - Facilitates continued innovation in teaching practices and modalities in a shared effort with faculty and staff to best support, educate, and serve all students;
  • - Responsible for academic strategic innovation, program development and growth, and academic digital literacy and transformation;
  • - Oversees a comprehensive student outcomes assessment program, a vigorous program review process, online learning, and curriculum development;
  • - Oversees Butlers highly successful Early College Academies, a robust faculty development program, Pathways, library services, industry relevant career/technical education advancement, online offerings;
  • - Develops and supports dynamic business and industry partnerships in service to our communities;
  • - Manages annual budget development and financial oversight for academic departments;
  • - Directly involved with annual professional employee contract negotiations.


Salary Information

Commensurate with education and experience.

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901 S Haverhill Rd
El Dorado, KS 67042

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Sarah Yaghjian