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Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Success

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 5/27/23

Job Description

Department: Office of the Provost

Full Time

Open until filled: Yes

Requisition: 202300016ES

Educational and Experience Requirement:

Doctoral or terminal degree required. Seven years of experience in related field with successful administrative experience. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

Assists the Provost and Vice Provost in furthering the goals within the Division of Academic Affairs.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides direction and support for initiatives specific to faculty onboarding, engagement, professional development, wellbeing, evaluation, and recognition, as well as tenure and promotion. Collaborates with the Associate Vice Provost for Student Success and other campus partners to assist faculty with meeting changing student needs, addressing learning loss, and maintaining academic integrity. Provides direction and support in collaboration with PACE and other campus partners to offer professional development opportunities for faculty, including pedagogical course redesign. Informs faculty and promotes buy-in of strategic academic supports. Represents Sam Houston State University in local, state, and national organizations. Represents Academic Affairs on various other projects, committees, and initiatives. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Work involves executive skills requiring the ability to develop, interpret, and apply policy, procedures, and direction to a variety of situations and projects. High level of independent judgment, resourcefulness, creativeness, attention to detail, and initiative is required. Ability to direct and implement academic initiatives as suggested by the Provost and Vice Provost. Ability to exercise discretion and utilize strong reasoning, problem solving, and communication skills, as well as work collaboratively and effectively with direct reports and campus partners.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

Up to 40% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Physical Address:

Human Resources Department

1831 University Ave, John W. Thomason Bldg. Suite 202

P.O. Box 2356

Huntsville, TX 77341-2356

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Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...