Detailed Job Description
Under the direction of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Vice President for Academic Programs is responsible for administering, overseeing, and facilitating matters pertaining to academic assessment, curriculum and scheduling, distance education, summer semester, the library, graduate programs, community college programs, concurrent enrollment, extended studies, and career and technical education.
Graduation from an accredited university or college with a doctorate or an appropriate terminal degree, plus a minimum of five years of administrative experience at the management or executive level, preferably at a medium-to-large public university or college, with a demonstrated pattern of success and experience in university or college level teaching and in higher education research and publication.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Ability to exercise effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision making skills; successfully apply strong leadership, management, communication, and organizational skills; effectively represent a complex institution in a variety of public settings with confidence and integrity; and work effectively and efficiently within a shared governance environment.
- Comprehensive knowledge of specific duties and responsibilities of departments and functions within the scope of scholarly activities, programs, and services, as defined at Utah Valley University; principles and techniques of public speaking and public relations; working within a state and local governance context; and budget development and budget oversight and control.
- Current knowledge of best practices in curriculum development, management, and program assessment; program planning and specialized accreditation; instructional design and development including technology enhanced methods of course delivery; trends in general education and global intercultural education; graduate studies, graduate support and development; working within a state system of highereducation.
Special Instructions to Applicants
- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a credentials check, an employment check, and criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at HREmployment@uvu.edu.