Asst VP, Curriculum & Academic Programs

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Asst VP, Curriculum & Academic Programs

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Asst VP, Curriculum & Academic Programs


San Marcos


Office of Curriculum Services

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University Employees Only

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Commensurate with experience

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Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

Tenured faculty member at the rank of professor or will achieve the rank of professor by September 1, 2021.
Demonstrated experience in developing new academic program proposals.
Demonstrated background in outcomes assessment.
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated skills in successfully supervising and evaluating staff.
Demonstrated effective planning and collaboration with stakeholders.

Preferred Qualifications:

Academic administrative experience.
Demonstrated experience developing and managing budgets.
Experience working with outside contractors.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA), the Assistant Vice President for Curriculum & Academic Programs (AVPCAP) is responsible for managing a broad range of services in curriculum and commencement to include: developing new academic programs, performing research and data analytics, planning and implementing commencement ceremonies, collaboratively developing a strategic plan for curriculum and commencement functions within the context of the university’s mission, values, and strategic planning process. The AVPCAP coordinates curriculum and commencement activities with campus leadership and works closely with faculty, department chairs/school directors, college deans and other offices on campus. In addition, the AVPCAP is responsible for ensuring effective operations in the Office of Curriculum Services and oversees work carried out by its staff.

Job Duties:

• Coordinate with faculty and academic units for the development of new academic programs at the San Marcos and Round Rock Campuses in compliance with the THECB
• Conduct research and provide data analytics in support of potential new academic programs
• Provide input to academic units on learning technologies and program delivery strategies
•Ensure compliance with The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), Texas State University System (TSUS), and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) standards
• Develop substantive change proposals for SACSCOC
• Interface with and provide critical input to the General Education Council (GEC) and the University Curriculum Committee (UCC)
• Develop and oversee Academic Affairs curriculum policy and procedure statements
• Develop critical partnerships with academic units and program assessment teams
• Monitor and provide updates to annual Low-Producing Programs as required by the THECB
• Monitor and facilitate the 60×30TX Marketable Skills initiative
• Facilitate the THECB Fields of Study initiatives
• Provide input and advice to International Affairs on academic support for international students
• Coordinate with faculty, department chairs, school directors, college deans, associate vice president, and provost on the academic administrative unit proposals in compliance with the policies and procedures of the THECB
• Provide leadership in commencement planning and implementation
• Ensure annual development of the graduate and undergraduate catalogs
• Coordinate distance education program proposals with faculty, department chairs, school directors, college deans, and the Assistant Vice President for the Office of Distance and Extended Learning
• Implement the 2000, 2010, and 2020 Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) codes for the university
• Maintain the program duration and the course program of study control compliance as required by the U.S. Department of Education
• Coordinate with faculty regarding the execution and maintenance of the Occupational License Notification system (per HB 1508) as required by the THECB
• Undertake efficient and effective project management of new degree proposals as required by the THECB and TSUS
• Submit the university mission statement and table of programs updates to the THECB
• Oversee annual course inventory compliance as required by the THECB
• Oversee the Texas Common Course Numbering System compliance as required by the THECB
• Maintain the Student Information Systems curriculum management databases
• Coordinate with faculty regarding the project management and maintenance of the CourseLeaf curriculum management databases
• Develop and deliver training, in consultation with faculty, chairs, directors, and deans, supporting the CourseLeaf curriculum and program management databases
• Collaborate on new degree program budgets with the Budget and Financial Analysis Coordinator with the Office of the AVPAA
• Perform other duties as assigned

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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

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Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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Posted: 2/12/2021
Application Due: 5/13/2021
Work Type: Full Time