Vice-President of Instruction and Institutional Effectiveness

The Vice-President of Instruction and Institutional Effectiveness is directly responsible to the 
President and assumes designated responsibilities and prerogatives assigned by the President. The 
Vice President will provide effective leadership and direction to all non-Allied Health faculty; 
ensure instructional program compliance with relevant TBR/THEC/COE/DOE and programmatic 
accreditation standards and policies; coordinate all reporting and planning activities of the 
college to ensure compliance with local/state/federal agency and accreditor requirements; serve as 
a member of the President's Cabinet.
The Vice President will work directly with non-Allied Health faculty to ensure quality 
instructional programs; work with all faculty and staff to implement strategic goals and objectives 
for the campus; coordinate short and long-range planning efforts; work with program advisory 
committees; annually evaluate all non-Allied Health faculty and other direct reports; ensure 
compliance with required reports to local/state/federal agencies; and maintain standards 
appropriate for college and program accreditation; and assist the President on projects requiring 
leadership at the vice-presidential level. As with all other TCAT employees, the responsibilities 
include assisting with recruitment, interviewing applicants for vacant positions, and evaluating 
campus employees. The Vice President shall also perform all other duties as directed by the 
A Master’s Degree from an accredited higher education institution is required. A minimum of 7 years 
of organizational management/administrative experience in higher education is required. The 
successful candidate must possess excellent computer and communications skills.
Specific Duties
•Maintain up-to-date curriculum in assigned occupational  areas
•Implement curriculum approved by the Tennessee Board of Regents
•Implement orientation and in-service training programs for new faculty  personnel
•Advise the President regarding program budgetary needs, and evaluate assigned instructional staff 
and programs.
•Process and provide all documentation necessary for program implementation with the Council  on
Occupational Education such as preparation and submittal of all formal reports and  program
•Ensure all COE requirements are being met.
•Complete and/or review all required reports in a timely manner, including COE, IPEDS, Performance, 
•Advise the President of budgetary needs.
•Organize and coordinate professional development and in-service training activities for faculty 
and staff
•Serve as articulation representative for transfer of student credits to other TBR institutions
•Serve as Affirmative Action Officer for the institution
•Serve as interview committee chairperson
•Perform public relations in schools, businesses, industries, and other community agencies.
•Secure part-time and substitute instructional personnel for assigned program  areas
•Perform all other duties as assigned by the President
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Work Characteristics
Knowledge: Leadership principles, practices, and techniques; higher education practices, 
principles, and values; pedagogical principles and learning styles; values and philosophies of a 
comprehensive technical college.
Skills: Developing and implementing academic programs; strategic planning, implementation, and 
evaluation; program review; applied computer technology; oral and written communication; 
organizing; problem-solving; budgeting; promoting a collegial work environment (Internally and 
Abilities: Interpret and apply federal, state, and local regulations, policies, and procedures; 
maximize information/communication systems; apply current technologies to appropriate academic 
disciplines; work in a collaborative environment; represent the college in the community; serve in 
an advocacy role within the parameters of the position; establish and maintain effective 
interpersonal relationships with diverse cultural and ethnic groups; plan, meet, and initiate 
change; represent the President as needed.
Work Characteristics: Display and model professionalism at all times, value accountability, 
commitment, equity, integrity, and respect for others, and adhere to the established dress code 
(professional attire).
Application Procedure and  Deadline
•Applicants must submit a resume and a TCAT Memphis Application
•The application is found on the College's website,  
•The application must include at least three (3) professional references
•Resume and application accepted until the position is filled
•Current federal law requires identification and eligibility verification prior to employment. Only 
U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the United States may be employed
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and TCAT Memphis application to
Pam Farley via email at
or 550 Alabama Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105.


NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: The Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Memphis does not 
discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs 
and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the 
non-discrimination policies: Dr. Gwen
Sutton, 550 Alabama Ave, Memphis, TN 38105, phone no. 901-543-6137, Email: