SCC to begin search for Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs

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SCC is looking for an innovative, student-centered leader to serve as its next Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs (VPASA).

This position serves as the chief academic and student affairs officer for the college, providing vision and innovative leadership needed to advance the college’s academic enterprise while creating a positive learning environment for students. This key leadership position will be responsible for working with associate vice presidents and deans to expand and enhance all credit and non-credit educational programs, student affairs and other academic and support programs and services throughout the college.

Reporting directly to the President, the VPASA serves as a member of the Cabinet, contributing to the development of new programs, budget and strategic planning, and articulation and advancement of the long-range vision for academic and student affairs and the college. The VPASA oversees all accreditation reporting requirements and plays a key role in developing and sustaining partnerships with business, industry and educational and community leaders. As the chief academic officer, this position works collaboratively with faculty and staff to enhance and improve innovative learning strategies that support student retention and success.

“The VPASA plays a critical role at the college,” said Barbara Kavalier, Ph.D., SCC president. “We look forward to beginning our search process and filling the role with the most qualified candidate.”

Founded in 1986, St. Charles Community College (SCC) has a reputation as one of the best two-year colleges in the state of Missouri. With extraordinary faculty and staff, SCC serves a student population of more than 10,000 and a general population of more than 350,000 throughout St. Charles County and beyond. SCC’s main campus, located in Cottleville, is a beautiful 12-building campus which has won architectural awards for its innovative, contemporary “educational village” design. The college has a second location in Dardenne Prairie, featuring a state-of-the-art nursing and allied health program. The success of SCC is rooted in the mission of serving our community.

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St. Charles Community College is a public, comprehensive two-year community college with associate degrees and certificate programs in the arts, business, sciences and career-technical fields. SCC provides workforce training and community-based personal and professional development as well as cultural, recreational and entertainment opportunities. For more information, visit

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