Vice Provost of Academic Programs and Faculty Development

Wheeling, Cook County
Mar 24, 2014
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The Vice Provost of Academic Programs & Faculty Development is responsible for overseeing the academic portfolio of the University, providing leadership to support quality and innovative academic programs and curriculum, and overseeing the development of faculty. Primary Responsibilities: •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. •Supporting the ongoing review of the academic portfolio including new program development and re-design/enhancement of existing programs. •Providing direction and executive oversight in promoting academic excellence. •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 growth and development 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 monitoring the academic affairs budget. •Providing oversight and leadership for the Undergraduate program and the staff associated with them. •Overseeing students concerns, reviewing student requests, complaints or issues. Required Qualifications: •Entrepreneurial spirit coupled with strong academic and business acumen •Doctoral degree required •Minimum of five years of faculty and administrative leadership in higher education with an emphasis in program development and enhancement •Effective management and change leadership skills •Knowledge of innovative market driven program development as well as online learning •Strong organizational, interpersonal and analytical skills •Advanced written, verbal and presentation skills •Proven problem solving skills with strong attention to detail •Demonstrated commitment to highest quality student service •Demonstrated expertise in working with various internal and external constituencies