Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs & Director of Learning Innovations
Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional
Position Number: 102409
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties: Reporting directly to the Vice President/Chancellor (VP), the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs & Director of Learning Innovations (VC) will collaborate with the VP on strategic planning for Global Campus; the establishment of short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures and drives changes for improvement. The primary responsibility of the VC position is external facing. Additionally, the incumbent serves as the Director of Learning innovations, which provides strategic direction for faculty development related to technology mediated instruction, develops and implements work scope and related operational policies and procedures.
Required Qualifications: Positions require a Master Degree in a related field and a minimum of eight (8) years of related professional experience in a complex organization, with preference given to experience in a higher education setting.
Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.