The Assistant Provost of Instruction (API) reports to the Provost, the Chief Academic Officer of the College, and serves as a member of the Provost council.
The API, working in conjunction with the Provost, has primary responsibility for student success and learning. This includes all academic programs and disciplines as well as related academic support services.
The API provides leadership for the academic leaders of seven divisions: Arts, Communication, & Hospitality; Business & Applied Technologies; Health Sciences; Liberal Arts; Social Behavioral Sciences & the Library; STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), and Public Services & Continuing Education/Extended Learning. The API is responsible for Project Hire-Ed. In addition to these divisions, the API works with the Associate Vice Presidents to provide leadership for academic affairs and its initiatives.
The API leads the strategic planning for Academic Affairs and is responsible for developing, in collaboration with the Deans, an annual plan for accomplishing the objectives of all operations reporting to the API. The API has the responsibility to see that the College continues to develop new curriculum/programs/degrees/certificates and to maintain the currency of its existing programs, that all departments operate in a fiscally sound manner, and that Project Hire-Ed continues to grow. The API provides strong leadership, with high expectations for the Deans, and works collaboratively to accomplish specific goals as set by the Provost and President.
Must have demonstrated sustained, inclusive, and decisive leadership in higher education in positions of increasing administrative responsibility.
Minimum of three years experience in academic affairs administrative leadership required.
Full time teaching experience at the community college desired.
Leadership, planning, negotiation, financial management, organizational, and supervisory skills as well as a demonstrated ability to manage a complex academic organization and work effectively with colleagues across all units of the campus required.
Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills a must as well as experience with collective bargaining agreements.
Doctorate degree from an accredited college or university.
Computer and standard office software/equipment.
This position requires a background check and drug screen.
Applications accepted until 11:59 p.m. CST, March 8th, 2021.
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