Associate Vice Chancellor of Research and Graduate Education - Washington State University in Vancouver Washington

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Washington State University

Vancouver, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Associate Vice Chancellor of Research and Graduate Education (AVCRG) supports the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (VCAA) in the achievement of the academic mission and vision of WSU Vancouver. The roles of the AVCRG are to promote and support excellence in research, scholarship and creative activities and to support the delivery of high quality graduate education. The AVCRG also serves on the Campus Council and Academic Leadership Council. This position is proposed as a 100% appointment, but the applicant may negotiate up to 25% of the position to work on her or his research/scholarship.

Required Qualifications

  1. Tenured at rank of Professor.
  2. Record of significant scholarship.
  3. Experience supporting faculty and graduate students in research.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
  5. Ability to communicate within the campus and across the University system.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Ability to promote and support research across multiple disciplines.
  2. Demonstrated collaborative and participatory leadership skills.
  3. Experience administering research related initiatives.
  4. Skill with outreach to promote the Vancouver campus research mission.
  5. Supervisory experience.
  6. WSU experience preferred.

Monthly Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The AVCRG is charged with essential job duties and responsibilities within research and graduate education such as those outlined below.


  • Work with faculty to enhance the research activities on the Vancouver campus in support of the WSU research mission.

  • Take leadership roles in initiatives that promote WSU Vancouver research activities internally and externally.

  • Work closely with the Vice President for Research in Pullman to facilitate the research mission of WSU.

  • Work with faculty and community leaders to facilitate current and new impactful partnerships that enhance community-engaged research and scholarship.

  • Oversee the Research Advisory Council at WSU Vancouver.

  • Provide professional development to faculty for grant writing and communication.

  • Monitor progress on the implementation of the WSU Vancouver strategic plan by overseeing the collection and interpretation of data related to research productivity benchmarks.

  • Coordinate the Annual Research Showcase.

  • Direct the External Mentoring Program.

  • Manage the WSU Vancouver mini-grant program.

  • Supervise the Proposal Coordinator to provide pre-award support to faculty and graduate students.

  • Maintain the Office of Research website.

Graduate Education

  • Work with academic units to support the mission of delivering high quality graduate education on the Vancouver campus.

  • Take leadership roles in initiatives designed to increase graduate student enrollment and funding.

  • Work closely with the Dean of the Graduate School in supporting the mission of high quality graduate education at WSU.

  • Work closely with the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and staff to develop efficient recruitment strategies.

  • Work with the Graduate Student Organization in Vancouver and the Graduate and
  • Professional Student Association in Pullman to address needs of graduate students.

  • Manage the graduate student travel awards.

  • Organize and oversee professional development workshops for graduate students.

  • Coordinate New Graduate Student Orientation.

  • Maintain the graduate education website.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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