University of North Texas Dallas - Assistant Provost Student Success

Jun 08, 2017
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The University of North Texas at Dallas invites applications for the position of Assistant Provost Student Success.

The University ? the first four-year public institution of higher education in the city ? seeks an individual who will help shape the character of a 21st century, teaching-focused university. Candidates should be able to express enthusiastic support for the mission of the university to transform the lives of students, families and communities by providing high-quality, student-focused education in preparation for tomorrow?s careers, and its vision to create the place of choice where students are inspired to learn, faculty are inspired to teach and the community is inspired to support. For more information about the university, go to: to the Provost, the Assistant Provost for Student Success handles a wide range of responsibilities of institutional importance on behalf of the Provost and is charged with the creation and oversight of a comprehensive and integrated program that supports student success. Toward that goal, the AP for Student Success will lead multiple initiatives of the President and Provost in the area of student success and retention.Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:* Defines, plans, develops, manages and assesses all academic support provided to students and faculty.* Interfaces with faculty on strategy for the design and development of high-quality experiential learning in courses and programs.* Assist with annual budget for departmental activities and expenditures.* Develop, implement, coordinate, and monitor a comprehensive student retention plan for Academic Affairs to ensure that the University maximizes student success, persistence, and timely graduation.* Oversee and develop the elements of Academic Affairs that provide academic and professional support for UNTD students, including, Experiential Learning and Career Service, Advising, First-Year programming, Transfer Transition courses, and the Learning Commons.* Work collaboratively with the deans for the improvement of student learning.* Assist the Provost in executing the recommendations of the GPS committee in improving classroom teaching and student support.* Participate in the development of grant proposals pertaining to student success.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.