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Associate Vice Chancellor for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness

Position Deleted on 6/18/2012. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Duluth, MN
  • Executive - Other Executive
  • Admin - Institutional Research and Planning
  • Admin - Assessment, Accreditation, and Compliance
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
The Office of Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Minnesota, Duluth has a full-time, Associate Vice Chancellor for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness position available beginning June 17, 2012.

  • Doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Three years of academic administration experience
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and prepare program analysis, to interpret and apply administrative policies, to prepare and deliver public presentations, and to conduct data analysis and prepare reports
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology for information management and decision making
  • Demonstrated commitment to equal opportunity and diversity/multicultural issues
  • A record of five years of progressive administrative experience at or above the level of department head or campus/university director
  • Demonstrated ability to provide creative, consultative leadership on complex academic issues within the framework of shared governance
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute to the formulation and implementation of strategic plans
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly think both long-range and strategically, to bring vision and creativity, and to inspire others to actively engage in a common enterprise
  • Experience in strategic enrollment management
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people from different backgrounds and cultures, and experiences managing a diverse workplace
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the Higher Learning Commission institutional liaison, monitor HLC policy changes, actively participate in ongoing accreditation activities
  • Coordinate the collection and distribution of institutional assessment results for accreditation purposes and for public dissemination
  • Lead implementation and achievement of UMD's strategic enrollment management plan
  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for the development and implementation of recruitment, financial aid, and retention strategies to support academic priorities of the institution
  • Set direction for the institutional research function to enhance institutional reporting, strategic planning initiatives, policy formulation, administrative decision-making, program review, marketing and accreditation
  • Directly supervise the Registrar, directors of Admissions, Financial Aid, Institutional Research, Students in Transition, and the coordinator of Retention
  • Work in partnership with the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to fulfill the mission of Academic Affairs
  • Work with staff from Student Life to deliver effective, efficient academic student services
Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, candidates must submit application materials online at

Complete Applications Include:

  • A letter expressing interest, availability, experience, and strengths as the relate to the position
  • A current resume/curriculum vitae
  • The names, addresses, and phone numbers of 5 references who may be contacted
  • An affirmative action accomplishments statements
Complete applications will be reviewed beginning May 11, 2012. A background check will be conducted on the finalist

***Smoking is prohibited on all UMD property. The smoking ban includes indoor facilities and the campus grounds, as well as all University vehicles.***

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the University of Minnesota Disability Specialist at 218-726-7725.

Individuals from underrepresented groups and US military veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

The mission of Academic Affairs is to exercise administrative authority and provide leadership and support to its academic and programmatic units in carrying out the teaching, research, and service mission of UMD. Academic Affairs oversees five collegiate units which include the Labovitz School of Business and Economics, the College of Liberal Education and Human Service Professions, the School of Fine Arts, the College of Liberal Arts and the Swenson College of Science and Engineering and well as the Natural Resources Research Institute, Minnesota Sea Grant Program, Information Technology Systems and Services, the UMD Library, the Liberal Education Program, the Honors Program, and the offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Students in Transition, Graduate Education, Sponsored Project Administration, International Education, Civic Engagement, and Continuing Education. Academic Affairs has primary responsibility for the University's academic policies and procedures, academic program planning and approval, budgeting, academic personnel (appointments and re-appointments, tenure and promotion, annual evaluations) institutional accreditation and accountability, program review, assessment of student learning, enrollment management, student success initiatives, institutional research, and academic space assignment.

Serving the people of Minnesota and beyond, the University of Minnesota Duluth takes full advantage of its Northeast Minnesota location on the dramatic shores of Lake Superior to offer a quality living and learning experience. UMD eagerly embraces a global future while maintaining a strong presence in the cultural, economic, and intellectual life of the Duluth community, the Northland, the state, and the nation.
The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.
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