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Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Provost's Office

Vacancy Number 300324

Position Type: Regular, full-time exempt position with full, competitive benefits package
Opens: 08/05/13     Closes: Open Until Filled

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

NOTE:  Position is open until filled.  Document review begins on August 19, 2013.

The Associate Provost for Academic Affairs will work closely with and assist the Provost as Chief Academic Officer in coordinating and reviewing academic programs within each of the UB schools and interact with other institutions of higher education at both system and state levels.

Major responsibilities will include serving as the Quality Assurance and Institutional Effectiveness Officer; function as Academic Liaison (ALO) for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and as representative for Academic Affairs to the Maryland Higher Education Commission; function for the University System of Maryland as graduate dean; represent the Provost on internal and external committees; coordinate special academic initiatives; lead professional staff development team; and, manage the Office of the Provost and the Provost’s Office staff in the absence of the Provost. May hold concurrent non-tenure track faculty position in UB school or program commensurate with experience.

  • Function as chief institutional accreditation officer and Middle States Liaison, and provide professional support in the areas of assessment, continuous improvement, and program evaluation to all four UB schools and colleges
  • Organize and lead institutional initiatives in academic program review, evaluations, and internal data collection
  • Assume collaborative leadership role for all aspects of academic program delivery and evaluation including review of existing programs for expansion and creation; review of course proposals; development of assessment plans; and, reporting as requested on program quality
  • Provide collaborative leadership with the four colleges/schools and other divisions with respect to:
    o    Improving institutional practices for curriculum and academic policies
    o    Coordinating program development, including policies and procedure reviews
    o    Anticipating areas of growth and need at the institutional level and articulate those in a collaborative work environment to deans and other university stakeholders
    o    Assisting in developing and executing grant work relating to curriculum and student persistence
  • Collaborate in faculty development efforts with other Provost office and deans’ staff
  • Prepare internal and external reports on assessment, curriculum, policies and procedures for student success
  • Serve as Provost staff representative to campus wide committees and task forces as assigned including General Education Council, Graduate Council, and Enrollment Management Coordination Team
  • Represent the Provost as needed at internal and external events
  • Serve as institutional graduate dean to system leaders
  • Serve as campus dean at Universities of Shady Grove- duties include enrollment management, budget review, attendance at monthly meetings, collaboration with UB deans in new program development, and supervision of USG student success coordinator
  • Supervise two staff members:  Shady Grove Student Success Coordinator and Executive Administrative Assistant
  • Pursue and coordinate with others professional development opportunities especially in support of General Education and institutional effectiveness
  • Teach up to one course per semester as may be appropriate.

The successful candidate will hold an appropriate terminal degree and must have demonstrated knowledge of curriculum issues, assessment, and accreditation.  Rank and tenure status to be determined based on qualifications.

 

We appreciate your interest in the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs vacancy.  Please review and print the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.

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Please read and print the information below before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.

NAVIGATION

A - COVER LETTER AND RESUME ATTACHMENT AND UPLOAD

Before you apply:

Save a single PDF or Word file with your cover letter, resume, and any additional information you would like to have considered.

When you apply:

•In Candidate Gateway: Click “Browse” to access the Word or PDF document you saved with all of your documents.
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1. Current and Prior Employment/Work Experience:

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•After you enter your work experience, click “Save,” then click “Next.”

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Questions/Help
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TO APPLY:

External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.

Internal applicants (students taking classes at UB and current employees) with login and password for MyUB: use the internal applicant link, log into My UB, then click the “View or Apply for Job Positions” link on the left.

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