Associate Vice President for Academic Programs

Feb 22, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors, Vice Presidents
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


California State Polytechnic University Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) seeks nominations and confidential expressions of interest for the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Programs.

The University is part of the 23-campus California State University system with 2,500 dedicated faculty and staff serving about 25,000 students. Cal Poly Pomona has a diverse student body and has been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution. Ranked among the top public universities in the western United States, the University provides a rich academic experience that encourages hands-on learning in every program, course, and activity on campus. Eight academic colleges offer more than 100 degree programs, including undergraduate, master's, an Ed.D in Education Leadership, credential and certificate programs. In addition, professional development and community extension programs are offered through the Extended University.

The Associate Vice President (AVP) partners with the Provost to implement the University's Strategic Plan and Academic Master Plan, to provide visionary and professional leadership for the academic programs of the University, and to enhance Cal Poly Pomona's position and reputation as a distinctive polytechnic university. This leader heads the Office of Academic Programs, providing oversight for the offices of Undergraduate Studies and General Education, Graduate Studies, and Assessment and Educational Effectiveness, Kellogg Honors College and the Center for Community Engagement. The AVP facilitates the planning, development and maintenance of academic programs, curriculum, and policies, ensures the quality and integrity of all academic programs, and oversees assessment of student learning, program reviews, and accreditation. The Office is responsible for the oversight, communication and enforcement of CSU Policies, Executive Orders, and Presidential Directives related to Academic Programs.

A terminal degree from an accredited university, at least three years of experience in academic leadership, and a record appropriate for an appointment as a tenured professor in a department at the university are required for the position. In addition, the successful candidate must have experience with project management, curriculum development, program review, assessment of student learning and accreditation; demonstrated commitment to diversity and contributions to inclusive excellence in higher education; an understanding and respect for Cal Poly Pomona's commitment to shared governance; and appreciation of the role of the faculty in the areas of curriculum and assessment.

RH Perry & Associates, a retained executive search firm, is supporting the University in this search. Confidential communications and information may be directed to Dr. Jean Scott, Senior Consultant, at (757) 585-2644, or Mr. Paul Doeg, President and COO, at (406) 220-2129, or to The review of applications will begin immediately. For full consideration, completed applications are due by March 30, 2018. Please review the Executive Search Profile for the position's unique opportunities and qualifications, as well as application procedures. Submit your application securely through our website by clicking here, or to


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