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Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success

Appalachian State University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 13, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Chief Student Affairs Officers & Vice Presidents, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services, Executive, Other Executive
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Full Time
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Position Title Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success Position Number 089181 Department University College - 202000 Description of University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Minimum Qualifications
  • Terminal or Master's degree in College Student Personnel/Development, Higher Education, or related field from an accredited college or university.
  • A minimum of seven years of experience working in a higher education setting.
License/Certification Required
N/A Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The Assistant Vice Provost provides leadership, advocacy, coordination, and recommendations for academic and non-academic initiatives that support student success at Appalachian State University. The Assistant Vice Provost supports collaborations with departments, schools, and colleges across campus.

The responsibilities of the Assistant Vice Provost include, but are not limited to:
  1. Providing leadership to direct reports to assure that these programs and centers are providing high-quality support to relevant student populations.
  2. Assessing activities undertaken to improve student retention, persistence, and graduation. Supporting and improving successful initiatives and discontinuing initiatives that are not effective.
  3. Collaborating broadly to promote student success across all undergraduate colleges.
  4. Envisioning, planning, and seeking funding for future student success initiatives and programs.
  5. Forging partnerships with key academic units so that the office can undertake the work necessary to support student success.
  6. Collecting and interpreting data that recognizes the cultural and socio-economic differences among learners to demonstrate areas of needed support for advising and student success.
  7. Staying abreast of and disseminating state or national legislation, literature, and best practices pertaining to persistence, retention, and graduation.
  8. Presenting data and solutions to campus partners in order to establish new initiatives to support student success.
  9. Participating in professional development related to student success.
Suggested Salary Range $93,658 - $124,000 Physical Demands of Position
Typical physical demands of a professional position within a university. Special Instructions to Applicants
For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Additionally, list a minimum of 3 professional references in the application or attach a List of References with Contact Information. AA/EEO Statement
Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/ EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA /504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056 Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian
We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community. Quick Link Posting Number 201501019P
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