STRATEGICLEADERSHIP 45% The Associate Provost of Learner Operations provides strategic leadership to coordinate and integrate all student academic support programs. The person in this position will lead coordinated and comprehensive enrollment management efforts to help the University best fulfill its mission. This individual will help position the University to successfully manage the changing patterns of student recruitment, enrollment, and retention and degree progression; including collaborating and coordinating with the Graduate School wherever appropriate. The position also collaborates with senior leadership within and outside of the Academic Affairs Division to assure alignment with Divisional programs, e.g., enrollment strategy, orientation, student transitions and professional preparation. This position will provide leadership for academic support programs for students and will design and lead initiatives and discussions that improve the student experience and increase retention, persistence, and graduation rates. This position reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
ADMINISTRATIVEOVERSIGHT 45% The position has administrative oversight for the following programs and offices: Undergraduate Admissions, Office of Online Learning, Academic Outreach, and Academic Innovation, and the Office of Academic Success.
OTHER 10% As one of the senior officers reporting to the Provost, this position also assists the Provost in continuously improving the effectiveness of Academic Affairs, including building and leveraging internal and external relationships, attracting appropriate grant funding to the University of benefit to learners and learner operations; and other duties as assigned by the Provost.
Contingent upon availability of funds.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.
At the time of employment, two to three original letters of reference, official transcripts, a criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required. Please be aware that if selected for an interview, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
A terminal degree with seven years of progressive leadership experience in higher education OR a master's degree with nine years of progressive leadership experience in higher education. The Associate Provost must possess superior communication skills. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 930004
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Academic Affairs is headed by the Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs who is responsible for administering the learner-relevant administrative policies and operations of the division. The Division of Academic Affairs includes multiple colleges/schools; Academic Library Services and Laupus Library; the Office of Research, Economic Development and Engagement; and Integrated Coastal Programs. The Division also includes several additional offices geared toward the operational and mission-driven success of our institution including the Academic Advising and Support; Financial Aid and University Scholarships; the Office for Faculty Excellence; Global Affairs; ECU's Lab (i.e., Community) School, Innovation Early College High School; Digital Learning and Emerging Technology Initiatives; the Office for Equity and Diversity; Institutional Planning, Assessment and Research; Online Learning, Academic Outreach, and Academic Innovation; Admissions Office; Financial Aid; and the Registrar's Office.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.