Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Assessment

Posted on8/17/2017
Job typeFull-time
Reports toProvost and VP Academic Affairs and Student Life
Reports in officeDivision of Academic Affairs
Application due dateApplications will be accepted until position is filled.
Job start dateOctober 1, 2017
InstitutionNotre Dame of Maryland University
Institution descriptionNotre Dame of Maryland University, a selective liberal arts university, transforms the lives of its students. Confident, capable learners and leaders thrive in the vibrant, personal community at Maryland's distinguished women's college, located in Baltimore with satellite locations throughout Maryland. The University's history enriches innovative opportunities, as students immerse themselves in research, study abroad and service to the global community. Women and men succeed in our College of Adult Undergraduate Studies, Graduate programs and, the School of Pharmacy. Graduates excel as leaders in careers, communities and families - and transform the world.

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Job dutiesNotre Dame of Maryland University is seeking an Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Assessment (AVPAAA) that will coordinate academic operations in general, including course and room scheduling, catalog updates, associate faculty hire and contracts, faculty workload and overload, online program development and delivery, associate faculty orientation, and student placement and retention. The AVPAA supervises NDMU online in partnership with The Learning House, works with the Director of the Faculty Resource Center to oversee the Joule LMS, and identifies and works with deans to develop existing and new programs for online delivery options. The AVPAAA coordinates the ongoing development, implementation, and evaluation of the institutional assessment plan, particularly assessment of student learning and the strategic plan and works closely with the Provost/VPAA to implement strategic initiatives. This position also coordinates accreditations, particularly Middle States Commission on Higher Education and serves as the MSCHE accreditation liaison officer, oversees with the Deans academic advising, serves as the Academic Affairs liaison to Student Life, including the Honor Board and the Commencement Committee and chairs the Advising and Registration Committee, the Student Success Committee, and the Online Operations Committee.
The AVPAA supervises an administrative assistant, the Director of the Faculty Resource Center, the Career Center, and A Child's Place.
QualificationsQualified candidates will have a doctorate degree and faculty and administrative experience in higher education with a successful record in assessment, academic advising, and strategic planning. Candidates must have the ability to collaborate and communicate well, and possess strong leadership and management skills. Strong analytical and decision-making skills, as well as excellent written, and oral communication skills are necessary. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products is essential, experience with Ellucian/Colleague is preferred. This position may require some evening and weekend hours.
Salary rangeDependent on qualifications and experience
Salary benefitsStaff and faculty enjoy a collaborative, fast-paced, and challenging work environment. In recognition of your hard work, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and tuition remission for you and your eligible dependents.
Application procedureAll applicants MUST include:
1. Cover letter - can be addressed to Clarenda Phillips, Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs
2. Resume
3. Salary requirement
4. Name and contact information for three references
Only complete applications submitted through the Notre Dame (ndm.edu) human resources website will be considered. Position specific questions can be directed to Clarenda Phillips at 410-532-5319.