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Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs
Savannah State University in Savannah, Georgia
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Date Posted July 10, 2019
Executive-Academic Vice President and Provost
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks qualified applicants for Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs. This position provides visionary leadership for and rigorous oversight of Academic Programs and Faculty Affairs. The AVPAA leads the University's efforts to achieve innovative, high quality undergraduate and graduate degree programs and curriculum development consistent with the University's mission and priorities. The AVPAA plays a pivotal role in assuring effective faculty performance review by creating and ensuring that Deans, Chairs, and faculty have adequate access to the range of services appropriate to support all aspects of faculty performance review. The AVPAA oversees the Faculty Affairs Specialist, and the Director of the Center for Teaching & Learning. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. that reports directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA). May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; competitive benefits program.

Minimum Qualifications

A Doctoral degree or ABD required, preferably in higher education administration or education from an accredited institution with a major in curriculum and instruction. Excellent organizational, planning, communication and inter-personal skills. Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning theory and skill in the area of integrated software systems and Microsoft applications. Demonstrated ability to think "outside the box" and to lead and manage change in a positive and inclusive manner and work effectively with a diverse student and faculty population. Demonstrated experience in a higher education institution with a commitment to equity. Applicants should have at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience in curriculum and instructional and/or information technologies management. Background and/or credit check may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D., from an accredited institution with a major in higher education or curriculum and instruction; comprehensive understanding of distance education methodologies; demonstrated experience in working in or with curriculum development in academic distance education, preferably with university administration experience; combined five (5) years of higher education teaching and/or administrative experience; understanding of outcome assessment and continuous quality improvement strongly preferred.

Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State. 

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Number: S5802014

Open Date: 06/06/2019

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit cover letter, resume and transcript(s).

Review of applications will begin immediately upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

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