Provost

at Sullivan University System

Louisville, KY

Posted on Sep. 27, 2016

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Are you looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to the community? If so, you’ll want to join an organization that is truly committed to making a difference. The Sullivan University System offers post-secondary educational opportunities in a variety of disciplines through its many campuses to prepare students for employment in high-need career fields. At The Sullivan University System, you’ll find a host of career opportunities, an environment that values creativity, a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding, and an organization that values people.

We offer a generous benefits package, a competitive salary, comprehensive training, tuition reimbursement and a professional work environment.

The Sullivan University System has been named one of the Best Places to Work for three years in a row, because we truly believe you don’t need to choose between making a living and making a difference.

We are currently looking for a full-time Provost. The Provost provides leadership, vision, motivation, organization and evaluation to academic departments throughout the University (with the exception of the College of Pharmacy). By working with the leadership at each location, this position provides general oversight and ensures consistency of academic functions across and throughout Sullivan University’s multiple locations and delivery methods. The Provost serves as an executive level administrator and acts as proxy for the Chief Executive Officer in his/her absence.

Responsibilities of the position include:
Maintains and supports an effective group of administrative staff, academic deans, associate/assistant deans and chairpersons to assist with routine academic business, faculty development and curriculum revision.
Supervises all undergraduate and graduate programs except for those in the College of Pharmacy.
Reviews, approves and assures appropriate credentials for faculty.
Promotes and ensures ongoing faculty development.
Promotes and ensures ongoing compliance with SACSCOC Core Requirements, Comprehensive Standards and Federal Requirements.
Promotes and ensures ongoing compliance with Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (KCPE) requirements.
Serves as the University’s official liaison for SACSCOC and KCPE.
Leads the ongoing growth of a culture of assessment and continuous improvement.
Ensures consistency of programs, instruction and learning outcomes throughout all University locations and divisions.
Coordinates and approves text selection, syllabi construction, and class scheduling.
Works closely with the academic council, the curriculum committee and other faculty driven organizations and activities.
Ensures student course evaluations and reviews results for actionable trends.
Substantially engages, according to procedure, the curriculum change, development, approval and implementation process.
Ensures that the University is in compliance with the regulations of the various states in which the University is licensed.
Leads the annual revision of the catalog.
Leads all accreditation and licensing efforts.
Reviews policies and procedures, recommends changes as needed to the CEO when not within the scope of the Provost’s authority.
Works collaboratively with the Dean of the College of Pharmacy.

Requirements of the position include:
An earned doctoral degree required.
A minimum of ten years of professional experience in higher education with significant academic and administrative experience.
Working knowledge of school administration processes.
Knowledge of sound human resource practices and procedures.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and other related programs and technology.
Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
Ability to work collaboratively with other team members and departments.
Ability to manage time effectively, handle multiple priorities and observe deadlines.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Must be able to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Must be able to hear and speak well enough to communicate with students, faculty, and staff face to face and via the telephone.

The Sullivan University System is an Equal Opportunity Employer.