Assistant Provost and Dean Opportunities

Assistant Provost for Academic Operations

Position Summary:

The Assistant Provost for Academic Operations will report directly to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs and will serve as Academic Affairs primary liaison to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), provide oversight and direction for the Military Resource Center, manage partnerships with higher education centers, support continuing education services, and liaise with Virginia Community Colleges regarding student transfers to Radford University. S/he is responsible for commencement and for managing summer and intersession offerings and will serve as administrative liaison for internal governance committees. This is a full-time, 12-month, administrative/professional faculty position with a July 1, 2016 start date. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

About Radford University:

Radford University is a comprehensive public university of nearly 10,000 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The university offers 67 degree programs in 38 disciplines and two certificates at the undergraduate level; 22 master's programs in 17 disciplines and three doctoral programs at the graduate level; 10 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate.

Required Qualifications:

Earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree. Administrative experience at the level of department chair or other upper administrative level with a track record of success. Significant experience managing budgets and personnel. Excellent communication, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated and consistent commitment to open, collegial and consultative leadership. An excellent collaborator with experience helping faculty.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience as a tenured faculty member. Demonstrated experience in academic accreditations. Demonstrated experience in curriculum development and implementation at the program level or above.

Application Instructions:

Apply online at Complete a faculty application and attach a cover letter, resume/cv, and a list of three professional references. Only online applications will be accepted. Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2016.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.

Organization Description Additional Information:  Radford University is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify. E-Verify is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland security, USCIS Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.