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Tuition Assistant Program
Long/Short Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program
Generous Paid Time Off
12 Paid Holidays
* includes domestic partner coverage
SUMMARY: Responsible for the academic quality, operational
effectiveness, staff development, student retention, improvement
and enrollment growth of the campus. Accountable for quality
professional education for student and graduate success by leading
the overall operational and educational functions of the campus.
This position will lead the campus in creating a student-centered
learning environment, and a campus culture of professionalism,
teamwork, inclusiveness and respect among students, faculty and
staff. Campus executive committee members are dotted- line indirect
reports to this position and solid-line reporting to functional
KEY JOB ELEMENTS:
uphold and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in all
In important matters or decisions of significance for the campus or
university, the campus DOAAO, the AVC for the Academic Affairs and
the AVC for Operations must collaborate
dotted-line supervision of campus functional leaders and
collaboration with Vice Chancellors and AVCs achieves the key
outcomes of the campus. Key metrics include new student enrollment,
student persistence (retention), B2B partnerships, affiliation
agreements, budget plans, new programs, graduate employment rates,
graduate starting salaries, graduate license/certification pass
rates, and student and employee satisfaction.
leadership and guidance with a focus on advancing educational
quality, access, and student success. This will include building
enrollment, outreach efforts, and delivering instructional and
support services that meets the needs of students and communities
served by the college.
that all faculty and program directors are appropriately
supervised, developed and evaluated. Review and take action using
data, including course surveys, faculty performance evaluations,
course and academic program enrollment metrics, and student
monitors reports, systems, policies, and procedures in order to
ensure consistent and effective delivery of all academic programs
and maximize enrollment and retention.
uses data to make decisions and direct the activity of self and
others. Is technically skilled at report generation and problem
student retention improvement initiatives for each campus program
achieving year-over-year improvement each year. Ensure an effective
at-risk student monitoring and outreach system, quality academic
and nonacademic support services, and a commitment to student
success among faculty and staff.
functional VCs and AVCs ensures strong human resources management
through hiring, developing, leading and evaluating an effective
management team, staff, and faculty. Manages campus succession plan
and professional development program
innovative and entrepreneurial approach to campus
participates in and coordinates campus outreach activities that
generate enrollment through partnerships and affiliation agreements
with other organizations.
desirable, attractive and safe campus environment. Ensures
facilities are well maintained. Assesses campus facility needs and
ensures that the resources are planned for, acquired and properly
implemented; provides input on utilization of
campus in developing and maintaining strong relationships with
alumni, community organizations, businesses and
colleges/universities to maximize, partnerships, fundraising,
alumni placement, new student recruitment and externship
compliance with University, State, Federal and Programmatic
policies and procedures. Plays a role with program leaders in
preparing the campus for self-studies, focus visits, and
comprehensive visits. Leads the campus in developing and nurturing
relationships with regard to programmatic
institutional planning and research and outcomes assessment
activities for the campus. Ensures discussion of research and
outcomes at the campus, culminating in appropriate plans and
actions. Takes an active leadership role in all departmental
reviews conducted at the campus.
Other duties as
Minimum of seven years of highly successful experience in campus
leadership roles. In addition, preference will be given to
candidates that have at least two years of experience in a
full-time campus director or president role.
Demonstrated experience in leadership with engaging and managing
teams. Demonstrates ability to effectively lead faculty and staff
in a doctoral degree-granting university.
Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution preferred.
Master’s degree required.
– Experience with computerized administrative systems, including
Microsoft. Skilled in the use of Excel. Proficient with the use of
data to direct self and others.
Analytical Skills – Ability to read, analyze, and
interpret accreditation criteria, state agency regulations,
academic journals, business reports, and legal
Ability to resolve inquiries and
complaints, with guidance from others as appropriate, from
employees, customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the
business community. Ability to effectively present information to
faculty, academic and campus leaders, corporate leaders, public
groups, and boards of directors or trustees as applicable. Ability
to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to
prescribed style and format.
Ability to Travel
individual must be able to occasionally travel out of the campus
area to participate in a variety of conferences and meetings.
Frequent travel will be needed related to outreach and awareness
activities, or in the development of community
work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a
disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or
without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential
functions of the position.
performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly
required to communicate professionally in person, over the
telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the
office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and
visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is
occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise
specified in the job description.
South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces
diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and
graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a
diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and
perspectives can thrive.
Job Family All
Pay Type Salary
Travel Required Yes
Travel % 20
Required Education Master’s Degree