Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

New Mexico, United States
Salary Not specified
Sep 14, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

New Mexico Tech seeks applications for Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs.  This position reports directly to the Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA).  The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA) is an internal and external advocate for New Mexico Tech who (i) serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) for New Mexico Tech with the Higher Learning Commission; (ii) is the campus lead for assessment of student learning, (iii) is the campus lead for faculty development, (iv) is a primary point of contact for undergraduate student academic issues, including handling academic honesty cases, handling student grievances for academic matters,  and assisting in student success efforts; (v) provides oversight of transdisciplinary academic programs; (vi) assists the VPAA with personnel matters, policy development and other tasks as assigned. 


A PhD or equivalent doctorate level degree is required.  Experience in Science and Engineering teaching and/or research is desired.  Eligibility for academic appointment in one of NMT’s academic departments is desired.   Evidence of administrative experience in academic planning and evaluation of educational effectiveness is required.  Applicant must demonstrate leadership skills in higher education or related area.  Must be able to engage effectively with faculty, staff and students.  Budget management skills are required. Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in higher education.  Anticipated appointment date is Jan 1, 2021, although a later start-date is negotiable.


Applicants should email a letter of interest that summarizes key qualifications, a separate curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references familiar with the candidate’s record of administration and academic leadership.


Applications submitted by November 16, 2020 will receive full consideration. Please send inquiries to Ms. Rosa Jaramillo at and .


NMT is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.  NMT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Excellent benefits (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 15 paid holidays and one personal day each year.


New Mexico Tech is located in, Socorro, in the scenic Rio Grande River Valley of central New Mexico, 75 miles south of Albuquerque with its many attractions, and 139 miles south of Santa Fe.  Nearby mountains and desert canyons provides opportunities for excellent hiking, climbing, and mountain biking.  The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of Socorro along a major north-south flyway, offers some of the best birding in the USA.


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