As the chief learning officer of a comprehensive, multi-location community college, the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) provides leadership and demonstrates a commitment to teaching excellence, student learning, and workforce development. Reporting to the CEO/President and in partnership with a committed, professional team of administrators, the VPAA facilitates collaboration throughout the college community to enhance student access, achievement, retention, and completion. The VPAA is the key individual responsible for developing and implementing both near-term and long-term plans for the instructional departments. Additionally, this individual will coordinate, define, and communicate integrated plans for the growth and development in all instructional areas. The position will have close day-to-day interaction with CEO/President’s Cabinet colleagues, deans and directors of instructional programs, assessment and institutional research. The VPAA will accomplish this work with logic and ethics, passion and creativity, patience, and a sense of humor.