Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

Job description

Job no: 498356
Department: Provost & VP for Acad Affairs
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

Job Summary:

The Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs will serve as a collaborative member of the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs leadership team. This leader will work throughout the university in all areas of faculty life and responsibilities and will serve as a primary advisor to the Provost in areas relating to faculty. The person in this position will work to ensure Miami University is providing strong, systematic, and culturally responsive support, mentoring, and guidance to faculty, leaders, and other stakeholders. This person will be an ally and advocate for faculty of all ranks and appointment types, through all stages of faculty careers.

Duties/Physical Demands:

• Mentoring and professional development for faculty of all ranks and appointment types from recruiting and onboarding through separation from the university;
• Preparation and support for annual reviews, promotion and tenure review;
• Support for academic leaders who have oversight of faculty;
• Review and updating of policies and practices relating to faculty as needed;
• Ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion goals relating to faculty are being met;
• Owning all strategic plan goals and operational goals and initiatives related to faculty;
• Develop intentional opportunities for emeriti faculty to remain engaged and contributing to the university mission;
• Ensure faculty are nominated for internal and external awards; and
• Serving as a primary liaison with Academic Personnel for routine faculty matters

Minimum Qualifications:

Tenured, full professor at Miami University, holding an earned terminal degree in his/her discipline; deep knowledge of University governance.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with faculty development and support; understanding of promising practices in faculty support and development; demonstrated success with shared governance processes within the university; and/or administrative experience in faculty and staff evaluation.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit CV, letter of interest and names of three references with application. Nominations are also welcome and should be sent to Ruth Groom at [email protected]

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Review of applications will begin March 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 18 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time




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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 5/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time