University Provost and SVP for Academic Affairs

Fairleigh Dickinson University
New Jersey, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 23, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officers & Vice Presidents, Other Academic Affairs, Deans, Executive, Other Executive, Provosts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Reporting to the President, the University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the University and, along with the Academic Deans and Directors, is responsible for managing the University's academic budget. Moreover, after the President, the University Provost is the second-most senior officer at the University and, in the President's absence, serves as the lead spokesperson for the University. The University Provost fosters collaboration across the University and manages changes in policies and practices that affect the academic life of the University as a whole. In addition, the University Provost works closely with the Senior Vice President for University Operations, Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration, Vice President for Enrollment, Planning and Effectiveness, Academic Deans and Directors, and leadership of the Faculty Senate to manage the internal operations of the University, and with the President and Senior Vice President for University Advancement to determine and align the fundraising priorities of the University with its strategic plan, especially as they relate to academic programming and priorities. The University Provost provides the academic leadership necessary to achieve the highest standards of teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and student success at each of the University's campusesdomestic and international campuses. The University Provost also promotes faculty development and curricular program innovation, and fosters positive and productive relationships among faculty and staff. At present, the University Provost is focused on organizational change with the goal of improving efficiency in the delivery of academic programs across the University, cross-faculty collaboration, the integration of academic and administrative computing services, assessment of student learning and institutional effectiveness, core institutional values and assets, and the general well-being of the University community. As the chief academic officer of the University, the University Provost is responsible for leadership of the faculty and academic program developmentincluding community outreach programs, oversight of institutional and program accreditations, and promoting scholarly and other pertinent activities. In addition, the University Provost is deeply committed to promoting practices that are designed to facilitate student engagement. Such practices include capstone experiences, student research, experiential learning, and study abroadto name a few. Reporting directly to the University Provost are the following positions or offices:         Vancouver Campus Executive and Dean of Wroxton College [with dual reporting lines to the President for certain budget and other matters]        Academic Deans and Directors        University Librarian        Vice Provost for Academic and International Affairs        Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment        Associate Provost for Educational Resources and Assessment        University Director of Career Development        University Director of Grants & Sponsored Projects        Petrocelli Center for Continuing Studies        Center for Cybersecurity and Information Assurance        Daniel and Martina Lewis Center for Healthcare Innovation and Technology 

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