Associate Provost

Employer
St. Petersburg College
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details



Associate Provost

Compensation: $85,006.50
Openings: 1
PeopleSoft ID: 4513
Formal review of applications begins: Aug 20, 2021
Department: Provost Office
Location: Midtown

Key Position Information:
St. Petersburg College is seeking to fill a vacancy for Associate Provost at the Midtown Center.
St. Petersburg College (SPC) is a multi-campus institution committed to promoting student success and economic mobility through education, career development, and self-discovery. The Associate Provost is responsible for managing the essential aspects of student services and success and provides leadership to ensure student support staff offer a positive, engaging experience throughout their time at SPC. The Midtown Associate Provost oversees Pre-Admissions, Registration, Career and Academic Advising, Accessibility Services, Testing, and the Business Office on the campus. In addition, this role reviews student non-academic appeals, complaints, works closely with deans and faculty and serves as the liaison to the local community.

Campus Information

The Midtown Center is home to St. Petersburg College’s Cyber Security A.S. degree program. The campus also serves students seeking A.A. degree programs and Workforce Related Certificate programs. Midtown’s original campus opened in 2003. However, as demand for classes and community involvement grew, in 2015, St. Petersburg College opened the Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr Midtown Center, a 49,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art building in the heart of the Midtown corridor.


Position Summary:
Provides leadership to Student Services team to ensure that full range of support programs and services is optimal in helping all students to succeed in their academic goals. Serves as an active partner and liaison to the local community.

Typical Essential Duties
  • Directs the internal operations for student service programs, which includes: planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, and/or standards;
  • Works with district personnel for continual improvements to processes in Admissions, Registration, Financial Assistance and all other campus-based student services areas;
  • Fosters local community partnerships and engagement opportunities
  • Works with campus personnel to effectively address student, staff and faculty related concerns, and all other support services;
  • Promotes a diverse and inclusive campus environment that fosters student engagement, sense of belonging and leadership development;
  • Creates a climate of open and effective communication;
  • Ensures compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, standards, and college-wide goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Facilitates, leads, and/or participates in meetings, proceedings, and committees;
  • Represents the department at campus meetings and conferences; serves as a liaison between departments, and external organizations.
  • Directs staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained;
  • Ensures that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
  • Managing change and sensitive topics
  • Monitoring and evaluating employees
  • Prioritizing and assigning work
  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level

Competitive candidates should be strategic thinkers and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Demonstrative evidence of successful collaboration and application of high-impact practices to produce quality staff, programs, and student success. Experience working collaboratively to perform college-wide and community initiatives as identified in SPC's mission, vision, and values.

This is the first of four levels in the Student Services Management series. The classification is responsible for providing complex and senior level direction to the activities of an assigned student services related department or program. Incumbents work in a student services related department or function which enables the College to provide assistance and support to all students related to the enrollment, registration, and advising services. Incumbents will develop strategies to accomplish College-wide goals, implement policies and procedures, and develop and monitor an assigned budget. Incumbents perform management level work for their assigned departments or functions, only performing analysis or professional level work if necessary.


Requirements::
Education:

Master’s degree in a related field to assigned area required. Doctorate degree preferred.

*All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution.

Experience:

A minimum of five (5) years professional education administrative experience. Demonstrate a strong commitment to equitable student success, community engagement, and the development of a student focused environment.

*An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of the goals, objectives, structure and operations of the various types and levels of higher education
  • Knowledge of technological systems as they apply to instructional, administrative and workplace needs such as statistical/ predictive analytics
  • Management principles;
  • Applicable theories and principles related to area of assignment;
  • Strategy development principles and procedures;
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Program development and administration principles and practices;
  • Project management principles;
  • Budget administration principles;
  • Assigned department operations and functions;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Public relations principles;
  • Higher education institutional operations, structures, policies, and practices;
  • Computers and related software applications.

Skills:
  • Strong leadership skills that promote dedication, creativity, innovation and growth
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a diverse community
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
  • Staff development and performance management skills
  • Ability to critically think, reason, and make sound judgments to decide how duties and responsibilities are completed in compliance with college standards and guidelines
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings, and some weekend assignments
  • Monitoring and evaluating employees;
  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Providing leadership;
  • Managing projects;
  • Analyzing and developing policies and procedures;
  • Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed
    actions, and implementing recommendations in support of goals;
  • Resolving conflict;
  • Preparing and administering budgets;
  • Managing change and sensitive topics;
  • Planning, analyzing, and evaluating programs and services, operational needs, and fiscal constraints;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.


Physical:
  • Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.


Responsibilities:


These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

Potential Frequency
1.
Directs staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
Daily - 20%

2.
Participates in the College’s strategic planning by monitoring and updating strategic goals, and providing leadership to departments in meeting their annual strategic goals.
Daily - 10%

3.
Directs and the internal operations and controls for student service programs, which includes: planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, systems, and/or standards; ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, standards, and College-wide goals, policies and procedures.
Daily - 30%

4.
Directs and participates in the preparation of departmental budgets, - financial reports, and financial aid/governmental loan budgets; monitors revenues and expenditures.
Daily - 10%

5.
Facilitates, leads, and/or participates in meetings, proceedings, and - committees; represents the department at campus meetings and conferences; serves as a liaison between departments, external organizations, the general public, and other agencies.
Daily - 20%

6.
Provides coordination of academic and/or specialized programs and services.
Daily - 10%

7.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
As Required



To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4513

The Board of Trustees of St. Petersburg College affirms its equal opportunity policy in accordance with the provisions of the Florida Educational Equity Act and all other relevant state and federal laws, rules and regulations. The college will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or against any qualified individual with disabilities in its employment practices or in the admission and treatment of students. Recognizing that sexual harassment constitutes discrimination on the basis of sex and violates this Rule, the college will not tolerate such conduct. Should you experience such behavior, please contact Pamela Smith, the director of EA/EO/Title IX Coordinator at 727-341-3261; by mail at P.O. Box 13489, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3489; or by email at eaeo_director@spcollege.edu.

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