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Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies
|UW System Title :
||Associate Vice Chancellor
|Posting Date :
|| February 11, 2014
|Essential Job Functions:
The Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Director of Graduate Studies coordinates and integrates activities that promote an enriching academic experience for students and provides administrative leadership for programs and services that support student learning and instruction. The Associate Provost is responsible for academic program review and curriculum development processes; assessment and testing services; faculty and staff development; institutional accreditation; institutional research; inter-institutional academic agreements; and international education programs and general over sight of first-year experience programming;. Director of Graduate Studies responsibilities include graduate program budget, staffing, coordination of curriculum planning and development. This position reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and serves on the Provost’s Administrative Council.
|Major Responsibilities :
- Provide leadership in academic affairs to support the pursuit of excellence in programs and services that support the total student learning experience.
- Provide administrative oversight of International Education programs and services.
- Provide administrative oversight of the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment and its staff.
- Provide administrative oversight of FOCUS (First-Year Opportunities and Connections for UWGB Students) budget and activities.
- Provide administrative oversight of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning including the Center’s budget and activities.
- Coordinate the implementation of the Academic Program Review process.
- Serves as liaison between the Academic Affairs Council and the Provost and Vice Chancellor on matters pertaining to the curriculum change and academic program review.
- Serve as the institutions Accreditation Liaison Officer with the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
- Serves as the Provost’s designee and liaison with UW System on matters pertaining to faculty and staff professional development, academic programs and curriculum.
- Coordinate activities related to implementation of inter-institutional credit transfer agreements established by the institution and UW System.
Director of Graduate Studies:
- Provide administrative oversight of the Office of Graduate Studies including the Office’s budget and activities.
- Collaborate with the graduate program chairs to develop, manage, and maintain efficient and integrated operating procedures for all graduate programs.
- Collaborate with the college deans and the graduate council and provide leadership for a strategic plan for the development of graduate programs and subsequent recruitment/marketing strategies and initiatives.
- Manage prospective applicant communications for the entire admission process including processing of applications, qualifying exams, management and maintenance of files.
- Monitor and tract graduate student progress.
- Develop and maintain the Graduate Studies website and related publications such as the Graduate Catalog, student handbooks, programs brochures, events and invitations.
- Upon the recommendation of the graduate program Executive Committees, manages and awards graduate student assistantships.
- Convenes and serves as an ex officio member of the Graduate Studies Council.
- An earned doctorate.
- A record of teaching, scholarship and service appropriate for appointment as a tenured associate or full professor at UW-Green Bay.
- At least three years of successful administrative experience in a broad higher education role including responsibility for personnel.
- Demonstrated leadership skills, with excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, and collaborative skills.
- A commitment to affirmative action, intercultural understanding, and professional development of faculty and staff.
- An appreciation of interdisciplinary, problem-focused education.
- Background or experience in graduate program administration, institutional research and/or assessment.
- Experience with providing leadership of academic programs or services.
June 1, 2014
|Conditions of Appointment:
Position is a full-time limited appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin state retirement plan.
Submit a letter of application that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions listed above, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved and contact information for three references.
Submit application materials to:
Assistant to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
University of Wisconsin- Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311
Phone: (920) 465-5161
Electronic submission of application materials is strongly encouraged.
To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Friday, February 28, 2014. Files must be complete to be considered.
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