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Provost and Senior Vice President,
Academic and Student Affairs

College Overview

Dr. Casey Crabill is Onondaga Community College’s eighth President, leading Central New York’s second largest undergraduate college with nearly 13,000 students, 550 full and part-time faculty and staff and 460 adjunct faculty members, and an annual operating budget of $78 million. Founded in 1962, Onondaga is a two-year college operating under the State University of New York (SUNY) system, and is locally sponsored by Onondaga County.

Onondaga Community College’s 280-acre main campus is located on scenic Onondaga Hill, approximately four miles from the city of Syracuse. The campus includes eight academic buildings, the state-of-the-art SRC Arena and Events Center, an athletics complex, and four residence halls accommodating nearly 800 residential students. It also operates a North Site satellite campus in Liverpool. Onondaga offers nearly 50 programs of study; bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees available on campus through its regional higher education center, and more than 80 transfer agreements with four-year colleges and universities throughout the region and country. The College also offers extensive community education and workforce development programs, including classes for professional and personal development, customized training for local businesses, and special programs for small business, children and teens, and other important audiences.

The College strives to provide the full college experience through programs which enrich student life. The Arts Across Campus program offers a year-round schedule of arts and cultural activities for students, faculty and staff and the community. Onondaga offers an intramurals program and 15 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, including the seven-time NJCAA national champion men’s lacrosse team and the two-time NJCAA national champion women’s lacrosse team.

History

In 1962, Onondaga Community College opened its doors to 500 entering freshmen at Midtown Plaza in the urban center of Syracuse, New York. Outgrowing the city center location, the College moved to its present site in 1973.

We are situated on 280 acres atop Onondaga Hill, four miles from the city, with a commanding view of the city, Onondaga and Oneida lakes and beyond. A newly renovated and expanded Gordon Student Center opened in spring 2006. By far, the largest transformation on campus began with the long-awaited November 2005 groundbreaking of residence halls. Opening for the start of the 2006-2007 academic year, the residence halls will forever change the face of the campus and mark a significant turning point in the history of the college.

The curricula have been expanded from an original offering of eight programs to nearly 50; the faculty has grown to keep pace with enrollment; the original graduating class of 1962 numbered 177. Now, nearly 1,500 degrees are awarded annually. Enrollment has grown from the original 500 to nearly 13,000 students. More than 40,000 persons have graduated since 1964, and over half a million people have availed themselves of the college's programs and services.

Mission

Onondaga Community College is Central New York’s partner in education for success. Achieving our Mission through:

  • Student Access, Retention, Completion, Transfer
  • Academic Excellence
  • Student Engagement and Support
  • Career and Workforce Advancement
  • Responsible Stewardship of Resources
  • Community Engagement

Core Values

Onondaga Community College’s core values are:

  • Students First – Keep students at the center of all we do.
  • Learning – Embrace the lifelong pursuit of knowledge and free expression of ideas in a safe environment to advance the individual and the community.
  • Excellence – Strive for continual improvement and innovation to seek our highest potential.
  • Diversity – Enrich learning through an inclusive campus environment that respects human dignity and difference.
  • Community – Foster active and productive participation in building a mutually supportive environment for members of the campus and broader communities.
  • Responsibility – Build a culture of integrity and accountability to develop both self and others.

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan 2016 – 2021: Lazer Focus

OCC/SUNY Memorandum of Understanding

Diversity Master Plan
The 2017 – 2022 Diversity & Inclusion Master Plan serves as a roadmap and resource for all members of the campus community as we seek to become more inclusive and to utilize our diversity to advance Onondaga’s mission of educational service.

Institutional Learning Outcomes

An education at Onondaga inspires students to:

Learn

  • Skills and acquire knowledge that will benefit them in their academic, professional, and personal lives
  • Responsible ways to gather information and use technology
  • Effective ways to exchange ideas with others

Think

  • Critically about problems and creatively about solutions
  • Carefully about their own ideas and the ideas of others
  • Earnestly about how they relate to other people and the world around them

Act

  • In ways that demonstrate and promote good citizenship
  • Ethically in their academic, professional, and personal lives

Opportunity Overview

Dr. Casey Crabill, President of Onondaga Community College, describes her next Provost / Senior Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs as ambitious and humble, someone who listens well, and has a career goal to be a community college president. Dr. Crabill is a President known for nurturing and growing her senior staff by mentoring and ensuring their development through investing in them by providing them access to national executive leadership programs. In addition, the next Provost / Senior Vice President, Academic and Student Affairs will have the opportunity to work with an excellent team of deans and associate vice presidents.

Onondaga Community College is recognized nationally and regionally as a leader in community colleges. They are an Achieving the Dream school with an application to be a Leader school this year. The College is finishing their first year for a $2.9 Million Title III Grant that provides funding for a faculty-led curriculum and program redesign. The College is also invested in Guided Pathways to Success.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate from a College or University accredited by a Regional Accrediting Organization.
  • One academic year of full-time faculty teaching experience at a college or university.
  • Progressively responsible academic administrative experience at a college or university including two years of experience at or above the level of Dean or Division Chair.
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance and a collegial environment.

Application Process

Printable Position Profile

Please follow this link to complete the online application and submit a detailed cover letter that addresses the required qualifications and topics highlighted in the Position Profile, a detailed vita, and a minimum of five (5) professional references (which should include the names of people you report to or have reported to in the past, location, phone number, and email addresses). The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately. This position is open until filled; however, please submit application materials by Monday, November 4, 2019 for full consideration. All applications are confidential and references will not be contacted without the expressed permission of the applicant.

Please direct inquiries and nominations to the college’s search consultant: Angela Provart, President, Pauly Group, Inc., 3901 Wood Duck Drive, Suite E, Springfield, Illinois 62711. Telephone: 217-241-5400; E-Mail: aprovart@paulygroup.com; Fax: 217-241-5401.

To learn more about Onondaga Community College, please visit http://www.sunyocc.edu/.

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