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Provost

Employer
JobElephant.com Inc - Madison Area Technical College
Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Salary
$180,000 - $225,000
Date posted
Feb 27, 2024

Provost


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Job Posting Date:
February 19, 2024

Application Deadline:

Salary Information:
Salary Range $180,000 to $225,000
(Compensation package is based on education, experience, and qualifications.)

For confidential inquiries, nominations, or additional information, please contact:
Lou Ann Wewetzer, Director of Talent Acquisition, (608)243-4222,
wewetzer@madisoncollege.edu

Department:
President's Office - Senior Executive

Job Description:

Madison College in Madison, Wisconsin, invites applicants for the position of Provost. This position provides leadership, vision, and management oversight to Academic Affairs, inclusive of the College's credit and non-credit academic enterprises. The Provost is responsible for academic strategy and operations. The Provost ensures the academic integrity of the College and supports innovations in the academic portfolio, talent management and workforce development. The Provost is a champion of the mission of the College and as such, is responsible to students and employees across the District. The Provost represents the College to the public as well as to internal college stakeholders. 

This position serves as a member of the President's Cabinet and reports directly to the President.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Provides leadership and vision to ensure the academic portfolio is as relevant and responsive as possible to meet the workforce needs of the District. Lead efforts to analyze, develop and strengthen new and existing developmental, dual credit, occupational and transfer programs leading to credentials ranging from micro-credentials to certificates to Associate Degrees, including transfer and post-baccalaureate options at all campus locations throughout the District, anticipating emerging workforce needs as well as additional revenue-generating opportunities.
An advocate for all academic programs, the Provost provides leadership to faculty and academic staff to ensure consistent quality standards in curriculum and programs meet the needs of students. This key strategic leader oversees the academic integrity of the college and provides leadership in long-range planning and assessment, budgeting, curriculum, and program development in the academic areas.
Provides leadership and vision to ensure the academic portfolio is as relevant and responsive as possible to meet the workforce needs of the District. Lead efforts to analyze, develop and strengthen new and existing programs, occupational and transfer programs leading to credentials ranging from micro-credentials to certificates to Associate Degrees, including transfer and post-baccalaureate options at all campus locations throughout the District.
Works with academic leadership to establish priorities for the development of the Academic Plan which frames academic school and unit plans, inclusive of operational and capital budgets. Academic plans reflect the College's strategic direction and are routinely monitored, assessed, and adjusted.
Leads college efforts to promote and sustain a rigorous and compassionate learning centered environment that focuses on equitable student success through collaborative decision making and planning. This includes participation in Shared Governance councils and leadership of major college initiatives related to student success.
Responsible for the strategic and efficient organizational design and staffing of Academic Affairs, including all Schools and unit; leads future focused organizational design strategies that reflect the future of education, work, and transfer.
Oversees the faculty experience for both full and part-time faculty, including workload system, academic technology support, curriculum development, and faculty professional development. Supports the Institute for Equity and Transformational Change to drive equity and inclusion into academic design and delivery and creates an inclusive environment to help ensure a diverse and representative population of faculty, staff and academic leaders who represent the demographic make-up of the student body.
Develops and maintains internal and external relationships with others, founded on respect and clarity of purpose; represents the College on external committees and Boards, advocacy groups, and/or other related groups. Enhances district relationship with the Wisconsin Technical College System by collaborating with other districts on system-wide cooperative efforts and serves on the Wisconsin Instructional Service Administrators' (ISA) team.
Attends Board of Trustees meetings and committee meetings and at the request of the President presents information directly to the Board of Trustees.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong communication and collaboration skills. Transparent approach to leadership with demonstrated skill in communications and human relations with populations of diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds
Ability to apply leadership principals and lead with innovation, integrity, and an equity lens
In-depth experience with teaching and learning processes
Knowledge of organizational design principles and practices; experience as a catalyst for change with demonstrated change management skills and experience
Higher education administration principles and practices


If you are looking for a fulfilling career that embodies your passion for working toward the success of our students, apply now!

Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Hiring a diverse workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison College—it is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: cover letter, response to 2 supplemental questions, and resume. Failure to include these documents with your application submission will render your application ineligible.

This position will be open until filled, with a first review date of March 24, 2024, at 11:59 pm. After this date, the recruitment may close without further notice. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The position remains open until filled. 

Interviews are expected to take place:

Round One Interviews (Virtual Format): Week of April 8th

Round Two Interviews (Virtual Format): April 18th and 19th

Finalists will be invited to Madison to meet with multiple stakeholders and to tour our Truax campus starting on April 30th.

- Reimbursement of travel expenses are available for out-of-state candidates.

Anticipated start date is July 1, 2024.

Madison College provides a generous benefits package of vacation, holidays, health/vision/dental/life insurance options, and you will be able to participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS). 

This position is located in the vibrant city of Madison, Wisconsin's 2nd largest city and state capital. Nestled between two recreational lakes, Madisonians are offered year-round activities, including the Dane County Farmers' Market located around the Capitol Square, more than 200 miles of scenic biking and hiking trails, world-class restaurants, and numerous festivals and community events. Madison is consistently ranked as a top community in which to work, live and play. Madison offers a small-town feel, with a big city impression. But, if that's not enough, Madison is just a short 125 miles northwest of Chicago and 77 miles west of Milwaukee. To learn more about what Mad-Town has to offer, see this link: www.visitmadison.com.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level: Master's Degree, Doctorate Degree preferred.

Work Experience: 

Four years of experience as an academic dean or higher.

AND

2 years of full-time teaching experience in a post-secondary institution.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO THE APPLICANT:

As a requirement of this application, please submit a MS Word or PDF document answering the following two supplementary essay questions below.

Question 1: Community colleges provide and deliver education programs that are responsive to the needs of the varied communities they serve. Describe your experience with development and implementation of an academic strategic plan. Please articulate actions implemented and successes associated with the plan. (2 pages or less)

Question 2: The provost champions and leads initiatives/efforts and projects that enhance the learning experience of our diverse student populations, examples include, first-generation students, marginalized students, veterans, adult learners, incarcerated students, and recent high school graduates. Describe your experience with leading, developing, and assessing efforts to increase the persistence and completion of diverse student populations. (2 pages or less)

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: cover letter, response to 2 supplemental questions, and resume. Failure to include these documents with your application submission will render your application ineligible. 

If you are experiencing application issues, please contact us at the HR email HR@madisoncollege.edu or HR hotline (608) 246-6900.

To ensure that emails from us regarding your application do not go to your spam folder, please add the @madisoncollege.edu domain as a safe sender in your email.

Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. Madison College offers degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates in Architecture & Engineering; Arts, Design & Humanities; Business; Construction, Manufacturing & Maintenance; Culinary, Hospitality & Fitness; Education & Social Services; Health Sciences; Information Technology; Law, Protective & Human Services; Science, Math & Natural Resources; and Transportation. Admissions criteria vary by program and are available by calling our Enrollment Office at (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 Ext. 6210. The following person has been designated to coordinate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and to handle inquiries regarding the college's nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Muchka, Compliance Coordinator, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246.5221


To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5034701

About Us
Welcome! Thank you for visiting our career site, where Madison College is committed to matching talent to opportunity. We are known for our real-world, smart approach to learning – offering students innovative, high-tech career pathways and college transfer opportunities with more than 150 programs to choose from. Madison College is a great place to work and has been for over 100 years, serving more than 33,000 students in 12 south-central Wisconsin counties. The College offers generous salaries, benefits, and an inspiring work environment. Employees enjoy a culture dedicated to lifelong learning, wellness and inclusiveness. 

Take some time and look around — once you've have a chance to explore our current opportunities, apply to the ones you feel best suit your interests, background and experiences. Thereafter, you can keep track of your application status and watch for new opportunities that might be of interest to you. 

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As part of the application process, finalists will undergo a background check including criminal history, educational verification, and references. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify you from employment. All cases are considered on an individual basis, and the offense will be compared to the position for which you are applying. 

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