The Vice President of CODL shall be appointed by and accountable to the President of St. Mary's University(SMU)

The Vice President shall have the following duties and responsibilities;

¬  Look after all distance education programs including the implementation and improvement of the academic calendar and the activities of the college;

¬  Look after the research activities in the college;

¬Plan the resource needed for the College and submit the plan to the concerned body and execute it upon approval;

¬Evaluate all requests from the various Offices, Sections, Units, Departments and Centers of the CODL and submit them to the President of the University;

¬Work in different distance education committees as a chairperson or a member;

¬Represent the president when delegated and carry out his/her duties, when he/she, is unable to do his/her job due to some reasons;

¬Ensure that the employment, promotion and termination of the CODL staff is carried out according to the rules and regulations set by the University;

¬Supervise the implementation of the decisions of the CODL council and the President of the University; and

¬Perform all other duties assigned to him by the President, and/or the management of the University.