NCSSM Morganton Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs
This position reports to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs. The primary purpose of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs, Morganton is to assist the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs in the administration and daily operations of the Academic Programs Division at the Morganton Campus.
Collaborate with leadership and faculty across NCSSM Durham, NCSSM Morganton and NCSSM Online. Provide effective leadership and supervision for academic support positions. Support the development of innovative and engaging courses. Promote and support the mission, initiatives, policies, and procedures of the School. This position may require regular travel between NCSSM’s Durham and Morganton campuses. Work with the academic departments to set the tone for departmental and interdepartmental interactions. Foster a sense of common purpose and community.
Administrative Coordination and Communication
Attend leadership meetings including Board of Trustees, Foundation Board of Directors, Instructional Council, Academic Programs’ leadership team meetings and those pertaining to the duties of Counseling, Enrollment Services, Business Office, and Student Life. Attend ad hoc meetings to coordinate with Morganton and Durham campuses and online program, and UNC System schools. Serve on committees as assigned, including Hiring, Strategic Planning, Accreditation, and Calendar. Assist with the coordination and delivery of in-service events, including Family Day, admissions events, and professional development activities. Coordinate with the Deans and Chairs around the use of classroom, lab and dorm space. Keep academic departments informed about important school news, initiatives, deadlines, etc. Contribute to and deliver formal presentations, including presentations to the Board of Trustees and Foundation Board. Attend school-related events and receptions. Promote Engagement and Outreach Activities specific to the department or disciplines. Set up meetings and create agendas for campus visitors. Address concerns of faculty, parents, and students, consulting with the Dean and Chairs as needed.
Faculty Evaluation Process, HR, and Teaching Awards for the Morganton Campus
Co-Chair the Administrative Evaluation Committee, overseeing the formal evaluation and recommendation of Faculty for contract reappointment. Maintain an updated timeline of required Faculty evaluation activities and annually audit documentation of evaluation events. Coordinate faculty evaluation procedures with Faculty Evaluation Committee chairs and with coordinators of discipline reports. Coordinate the nomination and selection process for the annual NCSSM Teaching Awards. Coordinate new faculty meetings with campus leadership to meet intermittently with new Faculty, along with the Chancellor and Provost, to enhance acclimation to school procedures and community culture. Coordinate Class Observations with the Deans and Department Chairs.
Communication, NCSSM Academic Calendar and NCSSM Schedule
Assist in development and oversee implementation of the annual NCSSM Academic Calendar, including announcing any updates or changes, along with alterations in the daily class timetable for NCSSM Morganton, NCSSM Durham and NCSSM Online. Maintain a schedule of the intended use for Monday meeting blocks for NCSSM-Morganton. Develop exam schedules, and oversee the resolution of exam conflicts. Prepare communications for students, faculty, employees, families, and the general public about NCSSM academic activities, policies and procedures, calendar planning, and events. Oversee attendance reporting and intervention for attendance concerns
Supervise Academic Services Positions
Supervise the NCSSM-Morganton Library Director and the NCSSM-Morganton Director of Mentorship and Research.
In collaboration with the AVC of NCSSM Durham, oversee the NCSSM J-Term; including updated Guidelines and Expectations; planning website; timeline; international travel approval; budget oversight; course registration; Independent Project coordination; allocation and assignment of equipment, space, and transportation; and evaluation of student performance.
Assist in the implementation of the Code of Student Conduct
Participate on the Community Conduct Committee to determine appropriate Level II and Level III charges. Issue and resolve Level II Academic violations through an Informal Hearing to determine validity and the assessment of sanctions as appropriate. Provide case summaries for Level III Academic violations. Serve as conduct coordinator for Level III hearings for academic violations. Coordinate the annual selection of rising Seniors for the Hearing Board. Maintain the Hearing Board roster. Assist in training of the full board of selected staff and students in preparation for participating on the Hearing Board.
Events, Professional Development, and Meetings Coordination
Plan and direct assigned tasks for Convocation, Family Day, EOY Recognition Ceremony, Awards Ceremony, Commencement, and Online Recognition Ceremony for NCSSM-Morganton and NCSSM-Online. Participate in NCSSM Admissions events Open Houses, Discovery and Welcome Days. Assist in the coordination of Academic Competitions; providing updated guidelines and maintaining the competition website. Participate in planning and implementation of orientation activities for administration, faculty, and students at the opening of the school year. Represent Academic Programs at important meetings, and maintain intra-divisional and inter-divisional collaboration (e.g., Faculty Senate, Academic Affairs Student Government Representative, Divisions of Student Life, Operations, Institutional Advancement, IC, Counseling, Risk Assessment and Campus Emergency Response Teams, Strategic Planning). Coordinate schoolwide meetings and initiatives (i.e., Commencement Student Speaker, Accreditation, Strategic Planning Action Team, Implementation Teams, etc.). Lead the Curriculum Review Committee process. Coordinate scheduling and implementation of Employee Professional Development activities, including New Employee Orientation, and other duties as assigned.