Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Jun 13, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Associate Provost, Academic Affairs
Job ID 997499
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


Job Details



Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
Grade
20
Salary
$111,664 - $139,580
Department
Academic Affairs
Reports To
Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation


Job Summary


Provides leadership and mentoring for the Offices of Academic Programs, Student Learning, Prior Learning Assessment, and School and College Relations. Monitors programs and initiatives are in alignment with the College's Strategic plan and monitors compliance with accreditation and agency requirements at the state, regional and federal levels. Monitors the effectiveness of the areas and seeks innovation. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Advises the Vice-Provost and performs ad hoc strategic analysis as needed
  • Supervises the Director, Office of Academic Programs, and assures the effectiveness of college programs
  • Supervises the Director, Student Learning and assures student learning outcomes are integrated and assessed
  • Supervises the Director, Prior Learning Assessment and assures the development and implementation of programs to recognize college credit for prior learning including studies at other post-secondary education institutions, military credentials, licenses and certifications, CLEP, credit by examination, portfolios, etc.
  • Supervises the Director, School and College Relations and assures beneficial institutional articulation agreements, adherence to state and local dual enrollment policies and procedures, and engagement in collaborative arrangements with higher education institutions and with the Miami-Dade County Public School System
  • Works directly with college and campus personnel and college-wide academic committees.
  • Works in close collaboration with the other District members of the College Provost's senior leadership team
  • Serves as a resource for the College-wide Student Learning Outcomes initiatives and provides coordination for the development and review of program and discipline student learning outcome statements and for the review of course competencies
  • Communicates academic initiatives in a clear and concise manner
  • Seeks to keep the College innovative
  • Problem solves in a creative inclusive manner
  • Supervises and mentors staff
  • Coordinates the development of innovative programs and identifies opportunities for growth
  • Contributes to the development and evaluation of academic programs and courses as well as general education
  • Monitors the compliance of programs with accreditation requirements
  • Compiles responses to requests for information and reports
  • Monitors departmental budgets under his/her jurisdiction
  • Maintains currency in pertinent State Rules and Regulations and communicates approved changes, new directions and opportunities to the college community
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Doctorate degree and a minimum of five (5) years of senior-level management experience in an institution of higher learning; or a Master's degree with seven (7) years of demonstrated leadership and creative accomplishments in the area of academic programs
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge of the following:higher education practice and policies, educational philosophy, curriculum design and program innovations, and community college programs (including those at the baccalaureate level)
  • Knowledge of regional and professional accrediting association policies and standards
  • Strong leadership skills that promote dedication, creativity, innovation and growth
  • Knowledge of the goals, objectives, structure and operations of the various types and levels of higher education
  • Knowledge of technological systems as they apply to instructional, administrative and workplace needs
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Strategic planning skills to effect change in a multi-cultural environment
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Skill in designing innovative educational programs and partnerships
  • Employee development and performance management skills
  • Ability to develop and interpret financial data/plans and manage resources
  • Ability to think, reason, and make sound judgments to decide how duties and responsibilities are completed in compliance with college standards and guidelines
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to speak effectively to employees, faculty, staff and community groups
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments



Essential Position


  • This function/position has been designated as essential. This means that when the College is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at the College.


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