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Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff

Jacksonville State University 

Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

Jacksonville State University (JSU) is seeking to hire a Vice Provost for the division of Academic Affairs.

The Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (VPAA) works directly with the provost in achieving the University’s central academic mission and is an active participant in the administrative decision-making processes in the Division of Academic Affairs.  The VPAA provides strong and creative leadership to assist the provost in ensuring the division is achieving its goals. The VPAA is responsible for overseeing assigned units and for engaging in strategic planning, budget planning, and evaluation of goals for assigned units.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population. Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to JSU STRATEGIC PLAN | HOME.

Candidates must possess an earned Doctorate and achieved the rank of Professor from a regionally accredited institution.  The candidate must possess three (3) years of experience in academic administration, with demonstrated leadership within academic affairs. This position has an anticipated start date of February 1, 2023, and will remain open until filled.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume or CV and unofficial transcripts to be considered for the position.  Official transcripts will be required upon hire.  

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