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Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

The Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (SAVCAA) at Southern University and A&M College is a key member of the campus’ executive leadership team working closely with, and reporting to, the Executive Vice President/Executive Vice Chancellor (EVP/EVC). The primary responsibility is to provide vision and leadership for the direction of the Academic Council and faculty affairs. The SAVCAA will represent the Office of Academic Affairs to the SUBR campus in the absence of the EVP/EVC. The SAVCAA assumes primary responsibility for directing the following:

Oversees, advises and assures due process on a variety of faculty policies and processes, including search and screen; faculty annual review and reappointment; promotion and tenure; sabbatical requests; faculty honors and awards; faculty complaints, mediation and resolution; and faculty grievances

Unresolved student appeals of academic or personal misconduct

Advising deans related to faculty issues, academic policy, and quality standards

Participate in dean and faculty searches

Professional development of faculty and academic administrators

Faculty mentoring initiatives

Dean and chair development

Special events hosted by the Office of Academic Affairs

Leadership and supervision of the Academic Council

Support faculty in developing pre-proposals and full proposals for new academic degrees, concentrations, certificates, and minors

Liaison to committees and councils

Co-leading activities related to campus and program accreditations

Support for the recruitment and retention of underrepresented faculty

Lead strategic planning, budgeting, academic program review, and new degree program development

Support faculty in grantsmanship, research, publishing and other scholarly endeavors

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate for this key academic leadership role will have the following qualifications:

A terminal degree and a tenured faculty appointment at the rank of full professor

Extensive administrative experience in a complex organizational context and at least five years of successful administrative experience that involves faculty leadership

Vision to recommend innovative strategies that enhance campus and faculty life

Experience in developing and implementing faculty policies and procedures

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, administrators and external constituents

Demonstrated experience and success in accreditation and strategic planning

Demonstrated ability to not only respond to articulated faculty concerns, but also to anticipate potential challenges

Ability to lead faculty in scholarship and research endeavors

Experience in strategic planning, budgeting, academic program review, and program development


To apply: Please submit the Southern University Unclassified Application, Curriculum Vita or Resume', and References to [email protected]

The application is available on the Southern University Human Resources website under downloadable forms at http://www.sus.edu/page/downloadable-forms

Criminal background check and reference verification is required.

Southern University and A&M College is an equal opportunity employer.




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Posted: 4/13/2018
Application Due: 4/23/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with Experience