Highly regarded for its instructional quality, focus on engaged learning through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, living-learning communities and civic and community engagement), and strong commitment to diversity, MU is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools, vibrant arts community, affordability and proximity to Baltimore, Philadelphia and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, inclusion, integrity and compassion.
The Office of the Provost welcomes applications for a Dean of Student Success and Associate Provost for Academic Support Services. The Dean/Associate Provost reports to the Provost/V.P. for Academic Affairs, provides leadership, direction and advocacy for selected programs that provide direct services to students and faculty and assists in all aspects of academic administration. Works effectively within an environment of distributed leadership as an Academic Affairs leader. This position oversees the Office of Learning Services (tutoring and disability services), Academic Advisement and Student Development, International Programs and Services, Experiential Learning and Career Management, the Center for Civic Engagement, and the Multidisciplinary Studies Coordinator.
Position start date as early as January 2, 2020 but no later than July 1, 2020.
Earned doctorate from an accredited higher education institution.
5 years of progressively responsible academic administrative experience in higher education, including planning, student success initiatives, personnel and budget management.
A record of quality scholarship, teaching and service in higher education.
Demonstrated experience and expertise in working with data and developing predictive analytics in support of student success and retention.
Successful interview and three background checks: Act 34; Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance); and Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting).
The candidate must demonstrate:
Ability to assume a university-wide perspective in an environment of distributed leadership.
A commitment to faculty and staff development, the liberal arts and academic freedom.
Capacity to be an innovative, effective leader, committed to excellence in teaching and learning
Ability to develop effective partnerships with the internal and external communities, including regional businesses, institutions of higher education and other organizations
A knowledge of, and appreciation for, the role of technology in a higher education institution
A strong commitment to diversity and social equity, and the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse university community.
Strong organizational and communication skills.
A commitment to shared governance.
The essential functions and physical demands of the position are outlined in an Essential Functions Identification Form, available at the time of interview or upon request.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
You are required to complete an application and upload a CV, registrar-issued transcripts and cover letter detailing how your qualifications match the position qualifications. When completing the application, you will need to provide the names and contact information of three current professional references.
Candidates invited for on-campus interviews will be expected to give a campus presentation on a topic to be determined.
After the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number, you cannot change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials.
Days Worked: Monday - Friday
Hours/Shift worked: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Quicklink for Posting/Requisition: 7294
Internal Number: 7294
About Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Millersville University is a top-ranked university in the North, with more than 100programs, some of which are uniquely distinctive to the region and nation. We have a strong academic history guided by industry-leading professors. Our faculty members are recognized to be fiercely passionate about their students’ overall success. Our student body is rich in diversity and is known to be enthusiastically driven towards excellence while being socially conscious. Our beautiful 250-acre campus contains classic architecture, mixed with state-of-the-art, energy-saving structures and a historic pond with two resident swans. Access to extraordinary faculty, a historical campus setting and an extremely high job-placement rating are the reasons our alumni rate us as a smart life choice.