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Associate Provost & Director of The Graduate School

Employer
Georgia College
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Aug 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Executive, Provosts
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Associate Provost & Director of The Graduate School

 

About Us

Welcome to Georgia College's employment website, and thank you for your interest in employment at our university. Georgia College is an integral part of our local and neighboring communities and we are seeking candidates who share that commitment and want to support our mission. Our university team is comprised of faculty and staff professionals who are dedicated to continuing to move Georgia College forward as a nationally preeminent public liberal arts university. Georgia College is located in Milledgeville, a charming town less than a two-hour drive from Atlanta. As you take the time to learn more about our university, we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. We invite you to review the current employment opportunities that are available at Georgia College.

Job Summary

Georgia College & State University is seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the Associate Provost and Director of The Graduate School. To succeed, the Associate Provost and Director of The Graduate School must understand and demonstrate a commitment to the mission and vision of Georgia College & State University and be prepared to contribute to the values associated with a vibrant, high-performing public liberal-arts university. The Associate Provost and Director of The Graduate School assists the Provost/VPAA in determining and implementing the University's strategic priorities, providing leadership to the academic colleges and Academic Affairs units, fostering faculty and staff achievement, and supporting engaged student-learning. The Associate Provost and Director of The Graduate School will be responsible for working directly with the Collegiate Graduate Coordinators and The Graduate School to support, expand and enhance graduate programs. Additionally, the Associate Provost and Director of The Graduate School will take a leadership role in advancing institutional effectiveness and continuous improvement, assist the Provost with preparing and tracking budgets, and providing support to directors and chairs of academic programs.

Responsibilities

Academic Officer - 40
  • Graduate Program Administration
  • Advocate for quality academic programming;
  • Oversee graduate enrollment trends within university;
  • Oversee graduate student recruitment at the university level;
  • Oversee allocation of stipend awards to graduate programs;
  • Oversee allocation of tuition dollars;
  • Oversee The Graduate School;
  • Appoint Graduate Faculty;
  • Review and develop graduate academic policies;
  • Create and maintain a Graduate School handbook;
  • Create Graduate Assistants policies and procedures
  • Monitor academic integrity;
  • Represent The Graduate School at appropriate events;
  • Ex-officio, Graduate Council;
  • Support programming for Graduate Student Program Development
  • Develop a New Graduate Student Orientation;
  • As needed maintain and disseminate data to Provost, Deans, Department Chairs, and Graduate Coordinators to inform decision making.
  • Explore and support the addition of new graduate programs.

Management - 10
Provides support and guidance to Academic Affairs deans, directors, chairs, and other leaders within and outside of Academic Affairs; Oversee leadership development program for chairs, Oversees the Special Academic Fee Committee. Conduct Tenure and Promotion Workshops; oversee the eTenure and Promotion process; oversee the Summer Faculty Research Awards.

Academic Officer (cont.) - 10
Serves as the academic officer for academic grievances and appeals (both undergraduate & graduate), including appeals of charges of academic dishonesty and refers cases to faculty committee on academic appeals. Oversee and support accreditation initiatives and co-chair the Strategic Planning Committee.

Supervision - 20
Supervises and oversees program and staff within Academic Affairs; International Education; Montessori Academy; Institutional Research; Grants and Sponsored Projects.

Program Management - 20
Curriculum Program Management:
  • Review all feasibility studies for new degrees, and minors at the undergraduate and graduate levels;
  • Review all curricular requests at the undergraduate level;
  • Review and approving curriculum at the graduate level;
  • Liaison for curricular matters with USG; (low producing programs, etc)
  • Facilitate the program review process according to the university guidelines and the USG schedule;
  • Work with appropriate University Committees and support their activities (General Education; University Curriculum Committee, Graduate Council). Also maintain accurate records of all curriculum processes.
  • Oversee GCY1 and GCY2 within the context of core;
Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Qualifications include an earned doctorate in an academic discipline offered at Georgia College and sufficient academic and scholarly achievement to be eligible for an appointment as a tenured faculty member as a full professor.

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
  • 7+ Academic Administrative Experience
  • 7+ Academic Teaching Experience
  • 7+ Academic Program Administration
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Ability to supervise and oversee programs and staff within Academic Affairs.

KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of program trends, development, leadership and management skills are necessary. Knowledge of academic programs, policies and regulations. Knowledge of program management and development.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

Background Check
  • Position of Trust
GC&SU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action institution, with a commitment to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. For more information, please visit our web page at www.gcsu.edu.
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