Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Affairs/Academic Effectiveness
Rhode Island College
Rhode Island College invites applicants for the position of Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Affairs/Academic Effectiveness. This is a full-time, calendar year, continuing position.
Reporting to the Provost & VPAA, the Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Effectiveness provides direction and oversight for academic units/program assessment, assessment of student learning, and strategic academic initiatives. The AVP will advance a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within and across Academic Affairs and develop strategies that specifically support a Hispanic Serving Institution
The AVP oversees the planning and implementation of key academic effectiveness functions, including institutional and academic accreditations, programmatic and student learning assessment, grants and sponsored research and financial efficiencies. The AVP will actively promote a culture that values continuous quality improvement and utilizes data in decision making.
The AVP collaborates on efforts to diversify curriculum and ensures that faculty are equipped with the skills necessary for inclusive excellence in pedagogy.
As Rhode Island’s first institution of public higher education, RIC has grown from its origins in teacher preparation to becoming a leading regional comprehensive college, with particular strengths in teacher preparation, social work, nursing, business, STEM, and liberal arts disciplines. With the goal of preparing students to be engaged citizens, as well as meeting state and regional needs for today’s workforce and tomorrow’s leaders, RIC ensures that students have the support, skills, and opportunities necessary to learn and thrive. It offers an extraordinary collegiate experience with top-notch academic programs, active learning in the classroom, significant experiential learning opportunities beyond the classroom, and state-of-the-art facilities. Nearly 90 majors and programs are offered through its five distinct academic schools: Arts and Sciences, Feinstein School of Education and Human Development, School of Business, School of Nursing, and School of Social Work.
- Doctorate in appropriate discipline; may accept Master of Business Administration degree. Minimum of five years administrative leadership experience in higher education Demonstrated knowledge of academic programs and operations Demonstrated leadership of assessment and related projects. Demonstrated experience with accreditation requirements and processes.
- Central administrative experience
- Bilingual in English/Spanish
Application deadline: Open Until Filled
Proposed starting salary: $91,000-$121,000
For a full job description, which includes additional responsibilities and requirements for the position and application procedures, see https://employment.ric.edu/. Candidates must apply on-line, using Rhode Island College’s PeopleAdmin Applicant Tracking system.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity institution that values and is committed to inclusion and expanding the diversity of its faculty and staff, the College invites members of protected classes, including minorities and persons with disabilities, to identify themselves as such at the time of application.