Johns Hopkins (www.jhu.edu) was founded as the nation's first research university on the principle that pursuing big ideas and sharing knowledge makes the world a better place. The University has nine divisions with approximately 6,500 faculty, 6,200 undergraduate students, and 17,600 graduate students arrayed across 230 degree programs at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. Perennially ranked as the nation's leader in annual research expenditures, the University has consistently achieved this standard through excellent academic leadership, committed faculty and students, innovative international programs, high levels of collegiality, and exceptional interdisciplinary collaboration. In the past five years, federal research awards and expenditures have grown from $2.6 billion to $2.9 billion. The University's endowment is approximately $3.3 billion.
Johns Hopkins University invites nominations and applications for the position of Faculty and Academic Affairs Officer (FAAO). The FAAO will be a member of AAP's Senior Leadership team and will report to the Associate Dean of Advanced Academic Programs. The FAAO will manage confidential matters and provide leadership and direction for the day-to-day strategic operations of the Advanced Academic Programs, and contribute to the planning, design, development, and implementation of new programs, and lead and monitor program review and accreditation procedures, processes and reporting.
The FAAO has three broad areas of responsibility:
Providing the Associate Dean supportive services in the management of staff and faculty;
Leading the development and management of new programming ideation and launch including the approval and accreditation process;
Leading the program review process and Middle States accreditation process
The FAAO is expected to occupy a prominent leadership role in the division, to represent the division's interests effectively and to collaborate with other members of the senior leadership team on division wide strategic planning efforts.
Develop relevant policies and protocols on issues such as faculty workload and promotion that align with the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences governance structure.
Develop and manage a faculty assessment and review process.
Coordinate with program directors and human resources on the hiring and supervision of faculty, independent contractors and instructors to teach the curricula and perform appropriate service.
Serve on special committees and support strategic projects within AAP, the School of Arts and Sciences and for broader university-wide initiatives, at the request of the Associate Dean.
Support AAP's ongoing growth strategy by leading and developing a program planning team and process to support the ideation, research and launch processes for new initiatives.
Research, gather, organize and summarize data for new and existing programs. Analyzes data for trends or conclusions and presents results and recommendations.
Prepare status reports on new program project plans, progress and results of activities; develops and presents presentations and proposals as needed by the Associate Dean.
Develop a robust process for working with accrediting bodies and the Office of the Provost to meet new program deadlines. Ensures completeness and accuracy of the documentation for submission to MHEC, the Provost's office, and the Homewood Academic Council. Coordinates and monitors distribution of confidential materials.
Lead the division faculty and staff during program evaluations and reviews, including Middle States Accreditation. Gather data and relevant information for submission to program review and accrediting bodies.
The Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (http://krieger.jhu.edu/), established at the University's founding in 1876, is a core institution of Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus, shared with the Whiting School of Engineering. Comprising 22 departments and 33 centers, programs, and institutes, the Krieger School is home to students interested in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences. The mission of the Krieger School is discovery--the creation of knowledge through scholarship and research, and the education of our students, undergraduate, and graduate alike. It is home to over 600 faculty, over 3,600 undergraduates, and over 900 full-time graduate students, as well as 500 staff and over 3,000 Advanced Academic Programs students. The Advanced Academic Programs (AAP) division hosts programs in 13 discipline areas and offers 26 graduate degrees and 15 graduate
Master's degree, Ph.D., JD or MBA preferred, and a minimum of 5-7 years of management experience in a complex higher education environment required. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in faculty affairs, accreditation, academic planning and new program development.
Data analysis skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Ability to work cooperatively and strategically in a team environment with all levels of academic, professional, technical and administrative staff to optimize efficiencies and to integrate resources
Planning and managing multiple organizational needs while balancing several complex agendas
Demonstrated strategic leadership, planning, change management and process improvement skills.
Demonstrated ability to achieve consensus and influence a wide range of people at various levels to achieve results in a collaborative decision-making environment.
Ability to generate innovative ideas, originate action without instruction, establish goals and priorities in the development of programs, plan and complete projects on time under conditions of fluctuating workload.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
Master's degree, Ph.D., JD or MBA preferred
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Internal Number: A-62832-2
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.