The Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs (AVPAA) is responsible for co-leading with the Campus Dean and/or Associate dean and supporting the faculty and academic staff and administration of the Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego campuses in the delivery of instruction that meets The Chicago School's goals for academic excellence, in tandem with the dynamic and diverse goals of the campus and the institution's strategic priorities. In addition, the AVPAA contributes to the development of sound academic policies and processes that support the goals of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP). The AVPAA reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Dean of the Los Angeles Campus and the Associate Dean of Irvine and San Diego.
Lead the strategic academic planning process for the designated campuses by working with department chairs, faculty, committees, operations, and governance groups to ensure the delivery of high quality, effective academic programs that meet the campus' fiscal, operational, and quality goals.
Ensure the academic quality, integrity, and continuous improvement of programs. curricular content and instructional delivery through TCSPP's Program Review process and the process for assessment and improvement of faculty performance.
Implement innovative, effective, and efficient innovative programming through multiple academic delivery models.
Ensure that academic programming and processes comply with standardized structures and content established by TCSPP.
Ensure program and institutional compliance with criteria for professional accreditation, regional accreditation, and state certification.
Oversee the preparation of sound annual budgets for the academic departments and ensure compliance with these budgets. Allocate academic resources to best support the academic goals of the campus.
Ensure the recruitment and retention of diverse and highly qualified faculty and academic staff.
Support effective and collegial faculty governance structures and establish regular communication with the leadership of Faculty Council.
Develop and recommend major academic, student, and faculty policies to the national Vice President of Academic Affairs of TCSPP to ensure innovation, quality, continuous improvement, and growth of the school.
Ensure effective and appropriate representation of the campus in the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees.
Supervise the Academic Department Chairs, the Director of our Office of Placement and Training
Support the University Curriculum Chairs to ensure programmatic curriculum being offered at multiple modalities and campuses is being aligned according to TCSPP and WSCUC standards.
Collaborate with the Admissions, Registrar and Director of Finance/Operations department for effective short and long-term enrollment management.
Collaborate with the Office of Student Support Services for programming that supports student development.
Help lead the engagement needed by academic departments to execute upon effective grassroots recruitment efforts.
Lead the department chairs and academic departments in a manner that supports the enrollment responsibilities and goals at the campuses
Ensure the fiscal management of the academic departments to meet budget goals
Demonstrate a commitment to the institutional mission and values.
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
A commitment to assessment and continuous improvement
A commitment to furthering the mission of TCSPP through growth with quality
Demonstrated success with state and professional accreditation agencies and regulators
Very strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
Evidence of successful decision making in a collaborative environment
Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity initiatives.
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution
Senior level experience in higher education administration with a strong record of academic leadership
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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