ABOUT ADELPHI:Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core FourArts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 8,100 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students more than 50 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 115,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 41 states and 58 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.
The Deputy to the Provost works closely with the Provost to advance initiatives overseen by the Office of the Provost. The Deputy will work on projects that will include partnering with Chairs, Deans, and members of Executive Leadership. The Deputy will oversee coordinated and consistent communication to the campus community regarding the priorities, initiatives, and issues being considered in the Office of the Provost. In the course of daily duties, the Deputy will be responsible for sensitive and confidential material related to personnel, budget, grievance and legal matters.
REPORTS TO: Provost
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:
Develop and implement consistent communications regarding priorities, initiatives, and issues discussed at Provost Staff and Dean Council meetings.
Organize and summarize feedback to the Provost from members of the campus community who wish to share their voices in response to Office of the Provost communications.
Initiate prompt response and follow-up action and communication on behalf of the Provost.
Lead projects, as assigned, by clarifying project objectives, researching relevant background and best practices, identifying and collaborating with appropriate stakeholders, developing and implementing action plans, and communicating results.
Work with members of the Executive Leadership team in a collaborative and supportive manner to move forward Momentum priorities.
Exercise creativity and suggest appropriate changes to office and academic administration procedures in accord with University policies, to achieve more efficient processes and to enhance the Office of the Provost.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
High Level of organization and attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize workload according to volume, urgency, etc.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Discretion, diplomacy, and confidentiality on a wide range of issues.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment as a member of a supportive team.
Demonstrated skill in effectively interacting with faculty, staff, and students
Disposition that lends itself to collaboration
Knowledge of and respect for shared governance and academic freedom
Knowledge of University policies and procedures
Able to use the University software systems
Master's degree required
Ph.D. preferred plus 5 or more years of experience in higher education
Adelphi University comprises a small liberal arts college and a cluster of professional schools that have grown up in close relationship to the needs of the region. Our mission is to provide quality undergraduate and graduate education and to offer professional preparation of the first rank in arts, education, business, clinical psychology, social work, nursing and other health sciences.