American Samoa Community College

8.  Administrative Capacity:
The institution has sufficient staff, with appropriate preparation and experience to provide the administrative services necessary to support its mission and purpose. (Standard III.A.9, and III.A.10)

The President of the College ensures that all services and operations exist for the achievement of ASCC’s Mission and implementation of Board Policies through the designated administrative positions. Administrative positions are established and monitored by the President of the College through the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs, and Vice President of Administration and Finance that monitor the effectiveness of services offered for programs and departments under their preview.1

The role of administrators in decision-making is determined by the responsibility and authority delegated to administrative positions as defined in their job descriptions. Administrators in general are expected to provide strong leadership in areas that include academic quality, planning, and operational routines appropriate to their functions. In addition, administrators are responsible for:

  • Planning and implementing standing procedures aligned accordingly to their department/program mission and/or outcomes.
  • Monitoring and assessing (Program Review) their outcomes, goals, objectives, activities, and department/program functions to determine department/program operational efficiency, including but not limited to governance and local policies and federal regulations that may apply.