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Associate Provost & Director of Graduate Studies & Research « Position Deleted on 7/28/2013 »
|Institution:||Texas A&M University - Texarkana|
This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs
|Department:||OFFICE OF VP FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS / 22-160075|
|Job Close Date:||07/27/2013|
System Member Institution/Agency:
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY - TEXARKANA (TAMUT)
Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
Provides leadership and management oversight to designated academic affairs initiatives and the successful implementation of graduate degree and certification programs. Assumes the responsibilities of the Provost in the absence of the Provost. Serves as university Research Compliance Officer for The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS). Assists the Provost in the successful implementation of all ongoing and special initiatives within academic affairs;Provides leadership in the development and revision of all internal guidelines as well as university rules and procedures related to academic affairs; Collaborates with academic deans in securing and maintaining program accreditation status; Serves as liaison to designated sub-committees of the Academic Affairs Advisory Council (A3C); Collaborates with faculty groups, the deans, and the office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness in assessing impact of the core curriculum and levels of student mastery; Serves as university liaison for all PK-16 initiatives and community collaboratives, including but not limited to the development and oversight of all Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with other institutions; facility usage agreements, and other written agreements; Serves as the liaison to the TAMUS office and other system institutions regarding research compliance and collaborative research efforts; Ensures that all faculty and associated researchers have the necessary and required training to conduct research in accordance with the highest ethical standards and principles (applicable federal and state laws, administrative regulations and TAMUS and member requirements); Promotes the advancement of scholarship efforts of faculty and students, including but not limited to facilitating interdisciplinary faculty research, faculty-led student research, and scholarship-related professional development; Provides administrative support to the Graduate Council and all related functions, including but not limited to the establishment and implementation of graduate faculty standards and graduate program admission standards; Works with graduate students and thesis/dissertation committee chairs to facilitate timely production/publication of theses and dissertation documents; Serves as the non-voting administrator representative to the Internal Review Board; Provides primary responsibility in the preparation of documents (e.g., degree program proposals) related to graduate programs and scholarship that require external approval (e.g., SACS, Coordinating Board, The TAMUS); Works with the office of Institutional Effectiveness to ensure that all SACS principles related to graduate programs and scholarship are met; Identifies funding sources and facilitates the acquisition of external funding for sponsored research; Approves all graduate program exceptions and modifications; Assumes primary responsibility for development of annual improvement plans and the ongoing quality improvement efforts within the office of graduate studies and research; Develops and manages all budgets related to the office of graduate studies in an effective and efficient manner; Assumes other academic related responsibilities as assigned. Other duties as required.
Required Education and Experience:
Minimum Educational Requirements:
Earned doctorate in an academic-related discipline. Minimum of three years experience in higher education administration; Holds or is eligible for tenure and appointment at a senior faculty rank (professor or associate professor); Evidence of on-going scholarship or creative activity in discipline;Evidence of ethical decision making; Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
Preferred Education and Experience:
Successful experience in curriculum/program development and evaluation at the undergraduate and graduate levels; Knowledge/experience in developing qualitative and/or quantitative academic research designs; Successful record of external funding acquisition and management; Evidence of successful complex project management; Successful experience in working collaboratively with partners external to the university, including but not limited to the business community, public schools, community colleges, and non-profit organizations.
Texas A&M University-Texarkana is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent on (1) proof of eligibility to work in U.S., and (2) proof of compliance with the Selective Service Act. This is a security sensitive position - background check will be conducted.