Stillman College

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Tuscaloosa, United States

Job Title
Vice President Strategic Initiatives and Chief Transformation Director
Office time
Mon - Fri 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuscaloosa, United States
Job Type
Full Time On-site
27 June, 2022

Company Description

Stillman College is a liberal arts institution with a historical and formal affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is committed to fostering academic excellence, to providing opportunities for diverse populations, and to maintaining a strong tradition of preparing students for leadership and service by fostering experiential learning and community engagement designed to equip and empower Stillman’s students and its constituents.

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Master's degree: a minimum of 8 years of experie
  • Advanced analytical, evaluative, and objective c
  • Organizational planning, structuring, and staffi
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Skill in program planning, examining and re-engi


The Vice President for Strategic Initiatives (VPSI) is in the President’s leadership cabinet and directs the Division that leads Strategic Planning, Career Services, Community Partnerships, and the Stillman Foundation.  In addition to leading Strategic Initiatives, the VPSI will also serve as the Chief Transformation Director (CTD) to facilitate the targeted transformation of the College aligned with the HBCU Transformation Project, a partnership between Stillman College, UNCF and Blue Meridian through a process managed by the UNCF Institute for Capacity Building (UNCF ICB).  The Transformation Project requires the CTD to engage with Stillman stakeholders across all divisions to enhance growth and long-term sustainability of the College.


The VPSI is responsible for oversight of the Division which involves partnering with the other Divisions on the campus and UNCF ICB to achieve its goals.

Job Responsibilities
  • Focused on the College’s mission, vision and strategic goals, the VPSI will lead the Division of Strategic Initiatives and cultivate collaborative relationships with college colleagues and external constituencies to ensure consistent success.
  • Develop, implement, and direct the strategic planning process of the College in alignment with the HBCU Transformation project, its Sprints, and the Wave program. 
  • Engage faculty, staff, senior leadership, alumni, and students in the transformation process, galvanizing the many constituencies of the college to join in helping to realize the strategic goals established by the Board of Trustees.
  • Be flexible, resilient, and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Knowledge and expertise in writing grants and proposals; and
  • Ensure effective management of budget, personnel, technology, and workflow for the Division.


NOTICE: The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Stillman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success

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