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Interim Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

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Posting Date

4/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Interim Associate Provost for Academic Affairs
UW System Title:  Associate Vice Chancellor

Essential Job Functions

The Associate Provost for Academic Affairs 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, international education, student success and engagement, first-year experience programming, the development of teaching and learning effectiveness, institutional accreditation, and inter-institutional academic agreements. This position will work to enhance UW-Green Bay’s equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts within academic affairs, including creating an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds. The Associate Provost reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and serves on the Provost’s Administrative Council. This is an Interim position that will serve until the permanent Associate Provost for Academic Affairs is in place, with a projected end date for the interim position in January 2022 (though may be as late as June 2022, depending on the agreed-upon start date for the permanent Associate Provost).

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in academic affairs to support the pursuit of excellence in programs and services that support the total student learning experience.
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented racial/ethnic/first-generation backgrounds who enroll at UW-Green Bay.
  • Provide administrative oversight of Student Success and Engagement, including Gateways to Phoenix Success (GPS) and First Year seminars (FYS).
  • Provide administrative oversight of International Education programs and services.
  • Provide administrative oversight of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL).
  • Provide administrative oversight of The Learning Center (TLC).
  • Provide administrative oversight of the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE).
  • Provide administrative oversight of the High Impact Practices (HIPs) Coordinator.
  • Coordinate the Academic Program Review process.
  • Serve as the institution’s Accreditation Liaison Officer with the Higher Learning Commission.
  • Actively participate on the Funding Allocation Working Group (FAWG).
  • Serve on the Budget Allocation Committee (BAC).
  • Serve as the Administrative Liaison to the Academic Affairs Council (AAC).
  • Serve as UW-Green Bay's Academic Program Planning and Review Liaison to UW System on matters pertaining to academic programs and curriculum.
  • Coordinate activities related to implementation of inter-institutional articulation agreements and memoranda of understanding established by the institution.
  • Teach courses in appropriate field(s) as time and resources allow.
  • Conduct research or other scholarly activities in appropriate field(s) as time and resources allow.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Doctorate or terminal degree in field at time of application
  • A commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, intercultural understanding, and professional development of faculty and staff.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Tenured associate or full professor
  • Three years of successful higher education administrative experience, including responsibility for personnel and budgets
  • Experience with providing leadership of academic programs or services
  • Experience working with diverse underrepresented and first-generation students on a college/university campus
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting institutional efforts to create a diverse and inclusive community

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.
 

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. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.
 

Salary

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Interim Associate Provost for Academic Affairs"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Holly Keener
Phone:  (920) 465-5161
Email:  keenerh@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.