Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

  • Full Time
  • Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

Sr. Vice President of Academic Affairs – Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

The SVPAA plays a crucial role as the liaison between academic leadership and university administration, prioritizing the best interests of students and faculty.

Job Duties:

  • Member of the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Collaborates with the Senior Leadership Team, academic faculty, and staff to manage, revise, and create academic policies and programs.
  • Provides senior-level oversight for planning, implementing, and assessing educational programs and initiatives.
  • Works with School Deans to oversee institutional enrollment/retention management efforts.
  • Conducts training, evaluation, professional development, and management of School Deans, Program Directors, and Faculty.
  • Supervises Program Directors through School Deans.
  • Creates a mentoring environment for School Deans and general education faculty.
  • Conducts classroom observations of teaching School Deans and general education faculty.
  • Represents the institution at academic, community, and professional meetings and serves on various institutional committees.
  • Supervises the planning, scheduling, and coordination of academic and administrative educational support for program reviews, campus visits, and self-studies.
  • Coordinates with departments on tasks related to accreditation, compliance, institutional effectiveness, and daily operations.
  • Ensures compliance with accreditation standards and leads preparations for accreditation visits and reports.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in online and campus-based pedagogies.
  • Application of adult learning theory for student success.
  • Knowledge of institutional accreditation and federal/state regulatory requirements impacting academic operations.
  • Experience with document resource management, filing, and tracking systems.
  • Ability to interpret academic and administrative policies and procedures.
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills, capable of producing reports under strict guidelines.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, projects, and details simultaneously.
  • Self-directed with excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates discretion and effective decision-making abilities.

Required Education/Training:

  • Doctoral degree required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of academic leadership experience.

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