Vice President of Academic Affairs

Cloquet, Minnesota
$86,922 - $139,080 annual + benefits
Dec 21, 2021
Jan 20, 2022
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The Vice President of Academic Affairs serves as the Senior Academic Officer of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College, providing leadership, oversight, and support of the deans in academic affairs and faculty, including concurrent enrollment faculty and faculty mentors. FDLTCC’s 1994 Land Grant status creates a faculty context unique for two-year institutions that includes research, publication, presentation, and service to college and community, in addition to teaching. The Vice President serves as the college’s Accreditation Liaison Officer for the Higher Learning Commission and leads the college’s institutional effectiveness, institutional research, planning, and accreditation efforts.

The successful candidate will be responsive (or attentive) to the uniqueness of Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College’s mission and its status as both a Tribal and state community college. In addition to full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty, mentors, and concurrent enrollment faculty, the position provides leadership and/or supervision to the following staff: Dean of Indigenous and Academic Affairs, Dean of Education, Dean of Nursing and Health Sciences, Director of Institutional Research, eLearning Specialist, Administrative Assistant, and Customized Training/Continuing Education.


  • Master’s degree
  • Two years of teaching experience in higher education
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Experience working with Indigenous peoples and organizations
  • Experience working with minority serving institutions or Tribal Colleges
  • Supervisory experience and understanding of confidentiality in relationship to this position


  • Doctorate degree in a liberal arts discipline
  • Five years postsecondary teaching experience predominantly in the classroom
  • Demonstrated knowledge of institutional and specialized accreditation and other regulation in higher education.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a faculty engaged in teaching, research, publication, and service.
  • Commitment to advancing indigenous higher education and the 1994 Land Grant mission
  • Leadership experience in postsecondary education
  • Commitment to equity and student success
  • Experience in fiscal planning and budgeting
  • Experience with strategic planning
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with academic research
  • Experience working productively within a collective bargaining environment


To be considered for the position, you must apply online at PeopleAdmin and attach the following:

  1. A cover letter outlining how you meet the minimum qualifications of the position,
  2. CV or resume, and
  3. A copy of your transcript(s).

Paper applications/resumes will not be considered. Questions about the position may be directed to Marisa Haggy, Human Resources Director, at or (218) 879-0879.

START DATE:  April 2022; negotiable

DEADLINE TO APPLY:  Open until filled, applications will be reviewed beginning January 1, 2022

Notice:  In accordance with the Minnesota State’s Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be require to conform to Minnesota State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College is a member of Minnesota State and is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and educator committed to the principles of diversity. We actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

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