Founded in 1872, The University of Toledo (UT) (www.utoledo.edu) is a Carnegie high research-active university. One of the 14 state universities in Ohio, UT currently has an enrollment of approximately 16,500 undergraduate and 4,100 graduate students. The University consists of 13 academic colleges and a medical hospital. There are six campus locations. The 255-acre Bancroft Campus, the main campus location, in one of Toledo’s finest residential neighborhoods, provides a suburban atmosphere yet is an integral part of the civic, cultural, and commercial life of the community. The other campuses are The Toledo Museum of Art Campus and Center for the Visual Arts, the Scott Park Campus, the Health Science Campus, the Lake Erie Center and Stranahan Arboretum.
The University of Toledo is a national, public research university where students obtain a world-class education and become part of a diverse community of leaders committed to improving the human condition in the region and the world.
The University of Toledo is conducting a national search for the Associate Vice Provost for Student Success. The Associate Vice Provost will be responsible for providing leadership in the implementation of strategic initiatives related to retention and the undergraduate experience from pre-college through degree completion. The Associate Vice Provost will have direct oversight of the offices of Success Coaching and Academic Support Services, including budget and personnel within these units. This position is a direct report to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
The Associate Vice Provost is responsible for programs and initiatives that support outstanding academic experiences for undergraduate students at the University of Toledo, in areas including advising, orientation, the first year experience, academic enrichment, and in the blending of curricular and co-curricular learning. In addition, the AVP will work closely and collaboratively with the Division of Enrollment Management as well as University College, the Office of Online Learning, the Division of Student Affairs, the office of Diversity & Inclusion, and academic colleges across campus.
For Full consideration, candidates should apply on or before January 15, 2018. Starting date will be determined in consultation with selected candidate.
Applications need to be submitted online at jobs.utoledo.edu.Select: Faculty Select: Associate Vice Provost for Student Success (Posting Number 0600439)
The University of Toledo is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, UT is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability.
Selected candidate must have an earned doctorate or other terminal degree from an accredited university in a field represented in the University’s academic offerings; recognized research, scholarship, and teaching accomplishments sufficient to merit appointment as a tenured Associate or Full Professor at the time of appointment, along with three years of progressive experience in academic administration as department chair, director, associate dean, or a position with similar responsibilities.
Proven record of data analysis and assessment; Demonstrated knowledge of academic student success metrics and trends; Research experience on issues of student success preferred; Knowledge of higher education policy and governance; Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills including the ability to write detailed reports and proposals; Commitment to diversity in all forms and an ability to implement new strategies to pursue equity in student success and achievement; Ability to multitask competing priorities and projects, and identify strategic opportunities related to student success; Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills; Ability to work with multiple constituencies, including faculty, academic unit leadership, professional staff, senior administration, and students.
Situated in the heart of the Midwest, Toledo, Ohio is a convergence of highways, railways and waterways that have long made Toledo a transportation hub. Located at the intersection of I-75 and I-80/90, the two busiest highways in the country, Toledo is where things get built. Smart things like solar panels and biotech. Iconic things like Jeep® brand SUVs and Libbey glass; home to several corpora...te entities – Owens Corning, Owens Illinois, Dana Corporation, Jeep and First Solar. Strengths in bioscience, agribusiness, transportation and logistics, result in a thriving arts and cultural scene with diverse career opportunities and growth for our region.
The University of Toledo was founded in 1872 as the Toledo University of Arts and Trades, and became a municipal university in 1884. The University joined Ohio’s higher education system in 1967 and merged with the Medical University of Ohio in Toledo in 2006. The merged University of Toledo is a nationally recognized, state-supported, comprehensive metropolitan university. It is an institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission that offers 143 undergraduate, 170 masters, 55 doctoral and first professional degree programs, and 11 specialist degree programs. The institution, first and foremost, is a dynamic, scholarly community of teachers, researchers and learners, with undergraduate and graduate education and research being the University’s highest priorities. The University is located in northwest Ohio in the city of Toledo and has a main campus that houses the majority of its undergraduate students and academic colleges, a health science campus that houses the Colleges of Medicine and Life Sciences, Nursing, and Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences; a campus at the Toledo Museum of Art for the College of Communication and the Arts; and others campuses that include the Lake Erie Center where water and fish environment research is conducted, the Arboretum, and the Scott Park campus where Toledo Early College for High School students take college classes.