North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for the position of Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Operations.
The Vice Provost is a senior-level position and the individual in this role is expected to work with a high level of autonomy, individual discretion and professionalism. The Vice Provost functions as a representative and may be authorized to act on behalf of the Sr. Vice Provost. In accordance with the University's vision, mission, and strategic focus, the Vice Provost interacts closely with the Academic Deans and is actively engaged in developing and/or supporting processes and policies that enhance undergraduate education and student success.
The Vice Provost for Academic Strategy and Operations will:
Serve on the Deans Council and the Provost's Administrative Council to ensure appropriate undergraduate program support, coordination, and policy development and review. Serve as an ex-officio member of the Faculty Senate to support appropriate development, implementation, and compliance with undergraduate academic policies and general education requirements. Manage liaison relationships between the Office of Academic Affairs and the Divisions of Student Affairs, Human Resources, and Director of Athletics. Provide regular advice and briefings to the Sr. Vice Provost and may be asked to act independently, as needed, in the absence of the Sr. Vice Provost. Serve on the Emergency Management Incident Command Team.
Provide managerial oversight and support to the Center for Academic Excellence/Student Success, Honors Program, International Programs, and the Office of Student Accessibility Resources. Direct and supervise the activities of assigned staff; manage ancillary tasks involving administrative oversight for university curricula changes; tuition remission and waivers, undergraduate bulletin, commencement.
Engage appropriate Cabinet members, and others as designated, in developing and implementing University policies and practices related to academic integrity and diversity. Provide University leadership with respect to Army and Air Force ROTC Battalions. Foster collaborative relationships with the Division of Student Affairs to facilitate strong innovative programs that support academic studies and residential living-learning communities. Evaluate academic support systems to improve academic policy and student service delivery. Track regional/state/national undergraduate scholarship/prize opportunities to support the scholarly and financial aspirations of undergraduate students.
Chair the Provost's Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics to address matters of student athlete admission, academic support, eligibility certification, appeals and other matters that assure overall intercollegiate athletic academic integrity.
Develop pre-collegiate bridge and community college transfer programs to facilitate the academic, social, and physical transition for entering students. Support the growth of STEM-related undergraduate and K-12 academic partnerships. Manage facility needs, communication processes, and other resources to support campus-based Guilford County High Schools (Middle College at NCAT, STEM Early College at NCAT). Oversee and manage community engagement
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCAT) is an 1890 land-grant doctoral research university dedicated to learning, discovery, and community engagement. It is the largest historically black college or university (HBCU) in the nation and its enrollment exceeds 12,000 students, approximately 1,500 of whom are graduate students. The students are served by more than 700 faculty members, teaching at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels. The University is committed to excellence in teaching and learning.
Internal job number: 000650
The Vice Provost must be an accomplished leader with extensive, high-level academic planning, academic leadership, and budgetary experience needed to drive initiatives that provide critical commitment and support for academic initiatives that promote learning, innovation, and creativity. The Vice Provost must act in a manner that maximizes the skills and talents of others to achieve goals that benefit the overall organization and must demonstrate commitment to professional and academic integrity, high academic standards, diversity and intercultural understanding, as well as collaborative and participatory decision-making. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are essential. An earned doctorate with at least 10 years of relevant experience at a senior management level in higher education is preferred.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
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North Carolina A&T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A&T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!