Provost & Senior Vice President

Sinclair Community College
Ohio, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 15, 2021

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Position Type
Executive, Provosts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Sinclair Community College, based in Dayton, Ohio, is on the move, reaching record levels of student success, while maintaining extraordinary levels of organizational health and stability.

The Provost & Senior Vice President reports to the President of Sinclair Community College. This position also serves on the President's Cabinet, and serves as the Chief Academic Officer. The Provost provides strategic leadership to all academic areas of the college to ensure that teaching and learning reflect the mission and values of the institution.

The Provost serves as an advocate for all academic programs, providing leadership to faculty and academic administrators to ensure consistent quality standards in curriculum and programs that meet the needs of students. The Provost oversees the academic integrity of the college and provides leadership in long-range planning, budgeting, curriculum, program development, and faculty support. The Provost ensures compliance with various accrediting bodies as well as with state and federal regulations.

The position is in-person in that the office is based at the Dayton Campus of Sinclair College and must be conducted from there.  The position is complex and has a broad range of duties, including supervising a number of departments such as (but not limited to), the library, academic advising, eLearn, and the academic divisions.

Primary responsibilities of the Provost:

Fosters a culture that embraces diversity, promotes educational equity and is focused on students

  • Embodies the mission, vision and values of the college and exemplifies behaviors and approaches that engage all members of the campus community in supporting the broader needs of students
  • Further strengthens the educational experience for all students to reach their full potential
  • Ensures that processes and policies reinforce the strategic priorities of the college and are not obstacles for students
Provides visionary leadership for the academic operations of the college

  • Enables innovative teaching and learning and encourages transformational practices that promote student success and engagement
  • Provides leadership for all academic programs and policies to facilitate appropriate program development and to meet the standards of accrediting bodies
  • Coordinates accreditation efforts and the preparation of reports to various accrediting bodies
Ensures academic excellence while leading people and managing the effective allocation of resources

  • Ensures systematic review of programs to ensure quality and current course content
  • Coordinates with the college Deans and approves the hiring, support, development, and evaluation of faculty, staff, and administrators of instructional programs and services
  • Works with direct reports to plan, develop and administer the annual budget for the academic division of the college
  • Identifies new sources of revenue to support existing programs and provides leadership for the creation and funding of new programs, which foster the mission of the college
Recruits, develops, and retains outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and fosters mutual respect and understanding

  • Establishes and maintains an effective plan that supports the recruitment and retention of highly qualified diverse faculty and academic staff
  • Embraces and promotes collegial consultation and ensures communication with faculty by working closely with the Faculty Senate and other governance committees to promote quality and shared faculty governance
Serves as an important member of the President's cabinet and the college's senior leadership team

  • Provides advice and counsel to the President on all matters pertaining to the academic operations of the college
  • Builds congruent relationships between the academic and other departments and divisions across the college to ensure seamless services to students that promote and enable student success
  • Takes an active role in the community and within state and national associations

Interested and qualified professionals are invited to apply for this senior level administrative position at one of America's largest and notable community colleges.

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