ASSOC VICE PROVOST, DKU-DUKE PROG & STRA
ASSOC VICE PROVOST, DKU-DUKE PROG & STRA
PAS Adm - Provost Office
The Associate Vice Provost (AVP) for DKU-Duke Programming reports directly to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. S/he coordinates and oversees all aspects of the experience of Duke Kunshan University (DKU) undergraduate students during their time at Duke University. The AVP also coordinates with DKU leaders on the student experience at DKU; s/he also works closely with senior administrators at both DKU and Duke on academic matters, co-curricular experiences, student services and affairs, etc. S/he will also work closely with departments providing student administrative services, such as Undergraduate Financial Aid, the registrar, advising and others on both campuses.
The AVP will assist the VPAA in several other capacities. S/he will support recruiting of full-time faculty for the DKU campus by working with the VPAA, Dean of Undergraduate Curricular Affairs and Faculty Development at DKU, and others, to review applications and perform first and second stage interviews. The AVP will be responsible for the planning and delivery of the Duke Summer Doctoral Academy, as well as its expansion beyond Duke University. Finally, the AVP will also take on special projects at the behest of the Vice Provost, including academic and program analysis, policy development, institutional planning.
- Work with the Vice Provost as well as academic and student affairs partners to provide strategic planning for the DKU undergraduate experience.
- Plan the undergraduate experience of Duke Kunshan University students during their semesters in residence at Duke University. Coordinate advising, housing, academic and social integration, registration, student activities and recreation, and other relevant matters in collaboration with partners on both campuses.
- Maintain liaison with programs that integrate academic and co-curricular experiences, such as Duke Engage, the Baldwin Scholars, Office of Undergraduate Scholars and Fellows, and the Global Education Office for Undergraduates, and Academic Advising, and also assist with maintaining liaison between the Office of the Undergraduate Education and senior administrators in the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Pratt School of Engineering, Sanford School of Public Policy, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, interdisciplinary institutes, the Division of Student Affairs, Admissions, Athletics and, other student administrative services offices to facilitate effective and efficient operations and interactions in order to meet the objectives of the Vice Provost's office.
- Work with DKU staff on the undergraduate experience of DKU undergraduate students at DKU. This includes advising on student affairs, residential life, co-curricular activities, etc.
- Travel to DKU as needed to coordinate efforts, and communicate regularly with students, faculty and administration at DKU.
- Help train Duke and DKU faculty on the undergraduate student experience and serve as a liaison between Duke and DKU faculty.
- Create, revise, recommend and implement university policies, practices and procedures relating to DKU undergraduate education; interpret them to undergraduate students and faculty; participate in policy-making as appropriate as member of faculty committees.
- Represent the University to students, parents, alumni, other institutions and friends of Duke as appropriate in both informal and formal settings to explain and promote activities and programs of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and DKU.
- Independently manage major projects at the Vice Provost's request including the Duke Summer Doctoral Academy. The Summer Academy is a series of short exec-ed type courses offered to Duke doctoral students.
- Supervise professional staff and student workers.
- Analyze data, draft position pieces, white papers and reports on various aspects of DKU undergraduate education, setting forth progress and adverse trends, defining outcomes and making appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
- In conjunction with the Vice Provost, prepare, edit and contribute to public presentations related to DKU undergraduate life including, but not limited to writing speeches and preparing presentations to groups such as the Board of Trustee, alumni/parents and students; delivering such presentations under circumstances when the Vice Provost cannot attend or on issues of particular responsibility.
- Chair and serve on institutional committees and attend meetings representing the office; help with developing priorities and setting agendas; run meetings on the Vice Provost's behalf as necessary.
- Oversee annual budgets and quarterly variance reports for operating codes related to the DKU undergraduate experience at Duke.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Education and Experience:
Masters degree in a relevant field required plus at least 7 years of experience in college or university administration. Leadership experience with planning, integrating, and implementing academic and co-curricular elements of undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment. Experience with international education essential and the ability to coordinate between campuses in different countries. Experience in designing, planning and delivering executive education type courses.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to oversee strategic planning, including the ability to integrate academic and student affairs perspectives in both strategic planning and the execution of strategic plans.
Ability to manage, if not experience with, start-up ventures, particularly internationally. Ability to draft, read, edit legal contracts and financial plans.
Excellent written and oral communication skills including ability to prepare draft and final documents, present effective public talks and speeches, communicate easily with prospective and current students and faculty.
Ability to prepare and explain financial budgets; to independently analyze situations and data; and to prepare related reports, white papers and executive summaries.
Experience supervising and collaborating with others at many different levels.
Ability to lead or work with teams that cross organizational boundaries.
Familiarity with undergraduate life, student affairs, and academic affairs; thorough knowledge of Duke University systems, people and procedures a plus.
Knowledge of the varied needs of a highly diverse international undergraduate population.
2606 ASSOC VICE PROVOST, DKU-DUKE PROG & STRA
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Masters degree in a relevant field required.
Seven years of experience in college or university administration.Leadership experience with planning, integrating, and implementingacademic and co-curricular elements of undergraduate education in aliberal arts environment. Experience with international educationessential and the ability to coordinate between campuses in differentcountries. Experience in designing, planning and delivering executiveeducation type courses.
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.