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Provost and Senior Vice President

Company: Fielding Graduate University
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Job Description:

Provost and Senior Vice President Fielding Graduate University is an accredited nonprofit leader in graduate education for adult learners. Our curriculum combines face-to-face and online approaches for a personalized learning experience, offering quality graduate degrees and post-baccalaureate programs for professionals living, working, and studying anywhere in the world. Fielding's faculty members represent a breadth of scholarship and practice in the fields of clinical psychology and media psychology, human and organizational development, and educational leadership for change. Fundamental to Fielding's reputation for quality programs, faculty are distinguished scholar-practitioners who serve as mentors and guides to self-directed students who use their skills to become socially responsible leaders in their communities, workplaces, and society. The Position Fielding, a pioneer in distributed education, seeks candidates who bring a record of distinguished scholarship as well as a keen knowledge of the business of higher education to the position of Provost and Senior Vice President (---Provost---). In addition, the Provost is a pivotal player in university governance, collaborating closely with the Senate Leadership Committee in Fielding's shared governance structure. The incumbent will spearhead our efforts to provide vibrant, relevant, growing, and financially successful academic programs, with the explicit charge to uphold the university's core commitment to diversity and social justice. Directly and through subordinates or in collaboration with colleagues, the Provost fosters faculty and student diversity, and develops and defines structures that support graduate students' successful completion of Fielding master's and doctoral programs. The Provost will lead the development, oversight, evaluation, and improvement of all academic programs. As chief academic officer, Fielding's Provost is the university champion for academic excellence and the driving force that connects all of the Fielding community to the University's mission and values. This work includes leading the program marketing and recruitment units to assure healthy enrollments. This position may also include fundraising, such as for scholarships and grants, as well as promoting business development by initiating articulation agreements and international partnerships, and developing and acquiring new programs. In this respect, the Provost plays a major role in financial planning for the University, including budget creation, management, and strategy. As the leader of a team that includes program directors, the Dean for Student Development, and the Dean for Academic Affairs, the Provost oversees Research, Library Services, Advising, and Conferencing and Events. -- Position at a Glance Reports to:-------------- The President, Dr. Katrina Rogers Location:------------------------ The position is based at Fielding headquarters in Santa Barbara, California. Fielding has faculty in 28 states. Enrollment: 1,200 students in doctoral, master's, and post-baccalaureate certificate programs Accreditation:-------- WASC Senior College and University Commission --(WSCUC), American Psychological Association Salary:------------------------------ Depending on qualifications Preferred Qualifications Education:-------- An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D.) in education, social or behavioral sciences, or related discipline. Experience:------ At least twelve years of experience that included a combination of: teaching and scholarship at the doctoral level teaching adult learners teaching and/or leading in a distributed environment senior leadership experience in higher education a proven history of success in pursuing or maintaining regional and program accreditation and provided candidate with the following range of skills: budgeting principles and practices; program review and assessment; standard office productivity software (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation), online learning technologies, and virtual meeting tools (ZOOM, etc.) developing high-quality, cost-effective academic programs; analyzing data and clearly communicate their meaning; successfully pursuing significant funding for sponsored research; making financial projections; mediating conflict; demonstrating empathy with opposing points of view; managing competing demands and multiple priorities; expressing oneself effectively orally and in writing; facilitating large and small group meetings toward goals; establishing and maintaining authentic relationships with peers and subordinates; leading and working collaboratively with a variety of constituencies; inspiring and leading others in the development of innovative curricula and initiatives. Personal---------------------------------------- trustworthy and accountable; responsive; Characteristics:---------------- committed to diversity in pursuit of academic excellence. Fielding is committed to social justice and diversity, and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply. To Apply Please e-mail a cover letter and CV to . (PDF format preferred). --A formal employment application will also be required, and the final offer of employment will be contingent upon completion of a background check.-- The start date is negotiable but the preferred start date for the new Provost and Senior Vice President is no later than July 2019. The Fielding Distinction Fielding Graduate University was founded in 1974 to serve adult students who need a nontraditional approach to graduate-level education. Our distributed learning model emulates the Oxford independent student/tutorial approach: Students customize their experience. Fielding offers research-based graduate education uniquely structured to meet the needs and interests of scholar-practitioners from a variety of professions and backgrounds. We offer the only distributed graduate program in clinical psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association, and we launched the field of media psychology. With our acclaimed faculty and dedicated students and alumni around the country --- and increasingly around the world --- Fielding Graduate University continues to be a distinctive leader in innovative models of delivery for high-quality study. Please visit our website at for more information. Vision We are an innovative global community dedicated to educating scholars, leaders, and practitioners in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. Mission We provide exemplary interdisciplinary programs within a distributed and relational learning model grounded in student-driven inquiry and leading to enhanced knowledge.-- This community of scholar-practitioners addresses personal, organizational, societal, ecological, and global concerns in pursuit of a more just and sustainable world. Values Academic Excellence: We commit to the highest quality scholarship, research, and practice.-- Community: We support a collaborative learning environment built on inclusion and mutual respect.-- Diversity: We commit to having a faculty, staff, and student body that is diverse and inclusive. We embrace and celebrate the wisdom, knowledge, and experiences of our diverse community. Learner-centered Education: We create an interactive experience that responds to the interrelated personal and professional lives of our students.-- Social Justice: We commit to advancing equality and justice in our University, and --------in the local, national, and global communities impacted by our work. Transformational Learning: We inspire a re-examination of one's world view and underlying assumptions to enable a deeper understanding of self and society. Our Benefits Medical Insurance Choice of three plans: HMO; nationwide PPO plan; or high-deductible health plan paired with a Health Savings Account (HSA), to which Fielding contributes. Paid Leave Benefits Administrative employees annually receive 10-20 days of vacation (based on years of service)days of vacation, 14 paid holidays, and 12 paid sick days. Retirement Plan Fielding begins contributing a percentage of salary to a 403(b) account after employee has completed one year of service, with no match required. Eligible employees may participate in an individual 403(b) Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity retirement plan upon hire. Additional Benefits Relocation Assistance Housing Assistance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Long Term Care Insurance Childcare Assistance Life/Additional Life AD&D and Long Term Disability Insurance Flexible Spending Accounts and Pre-Tax Healthcare Premiums Tuition Reduction and Tuition Reimbursement The Chronicle of Higher Education.Category: Education, Keywords: Chief Academic Officer

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