The Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success (AVPSS) will direct and develop proposals, initiatives, and programs to advance student success measures and new strategies at the Chancellor's request as well as propose new strategies based on best practices. These initiatives may be university-wide and/or discipline specific. The AVPSS will provide data analysis with recommendations for improvements. The AVPSS will lead the Student Success framework to include the Student Success Advisory Council which is a newly established framework for promoting student success strategies and developing new initiatives to include faculty research proposals pertaining to student success. The AVPSS will serve as the liaison for corporate and community partners for special student success initiatives. This position includes writing, reading, and responding to RFPs for supporting and financing student success programming and initiatives, reviewing all student success proposals to be submitted through DORED and maintaining the database for these proposals. The AVPSS will operate as the project manager for implementing new student success initiatives. Daily activities include preparing budget reports, adjusting project schedules/long-term and short-term plans, adhering to deadlines and milestones, serving as a point of contact for multiple units assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy, keeping student success initiatives aligned with their goals, performing quality control on student success projects throughout development to maintain expected standards. The AVPSS will report to the Associate Vice Provost for Student Success and University Registrar and work closely with the respective college directors. Work must stay in alignment with university strategic priorities. The AVPSS is responsible for the success of the Federal TRIO Programs.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical (N.C. A&T) State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Student Success Special Programs Director. An 1890 Land Grant University, North Carolina A&T State University enjoys a long-standing national reputation in learning, discovery, and engagement. With a student body in excess of 13,400 and approximately 800 full-time faculty, North Carolina A&T offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through eight schools and colleges. The University graduates the largest number of African Americans in engineering, science, and technology in the nation. It offers over 40 master's and Ph.D. programs. The University is one of the sixteen constituent institutions of the University of North Carolina (UNC) System and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The University earned a Community Engagement designation by the Carnegie Foundation. The strategic vision focuses the University on teaching and learning, civic engagement, diversity and inclusion, transformative research, and creative scholarship. This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented professional.
The Office of the Associate Vice Provost for Student Success and University Registrar serves as a member of the Provost's Leadership Team to help align academic, administrative and budgetary priorities within the various units of the Provost's Office.
Internal job number: 000469
Master's degree (PhD/EdD preferred) in an area related to student services, education or college administration. Those that are master's degree prepared must have at least 7 years (PhD/EdD 4 years) of higher education experience including experience in the area of student success, advising and/or retention, program management, or corporate partnerships. Excellent research, project management and strong written and oral communication skills are required.
- PhD/EdD in area related to student success, education leadership or college administration - Evidenced commitment to student success - Demonstrated success at relationship building and collaborating with different constituencies to accomplish strategic goals - Demonstrated success related to nurturing and leveraging corporate partnerships - Excellent interpersonal, communication and collaboration skills - Demonstrated experience using project management approaches, including implementation planning, impact assessment and project evaluation - Evidence of professional development related to diversity, equity and inclusion
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!