Vice Provost of Academic Programs & Faculty Development

Chicago, Cook County
Jan 14, 2014
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The position is specifically responsible for: • Advancing change leadership across the academic enterprise, guiding and managing a comprehensive academic system of high quality and relevant programs and curriculum offerings of the University; • Providing direction and executive oversight in promoting academic excellence; • Supporting the ongoing review of the academic portfolio as well as, new program development; • Overseeing a culture of continuous improvement advancing faculty development, teaching excellence and scholarship. Proactively collaborate with and support faculty development across a variety of delivery modalities (face-to-face, online and blended); • Continuously maintaining knowledge of current trends, issues, technologies and processes by researching applicable literature, programs, services, and attending various seminars and conferences; • Serving as the liaison to the Faculty Senate, successfully managing and communicating new or changing policies, programs, curriculum, etc.; • Leading and administering the creation and implementation of a Teaching and Learning Center which supports faculty and adjunct mentoring and development; • Acting as a resource for deans, chairs and faculty regarding tenure, promotion and sabbatical process; • Chairing the Institutional Research Review Board (IRRB), providing leadership and direction while ensuring compliance with University standards, policies and procedures for conducting appropriate research; • Overseeing and monitors the academic budget; • Providing oversight and leadership for the Undergraduate program, and institutional research initiatives and the staff associated with them; and, • Overseeing students concerns, reviewing student requests, complaints or issues.