Associate Provost for Undergrad Studies & Student Success

Associate Provost for Undergrad Studies & Student Success
Job ID: 16120
Location:  College of Staten Island
Full/Part Time:    Full-Time
Regular/Temporary:  Regular

The College of Staten Island (CSI), a comprehensive senior college of The City University of New York, seeks an experienced, visionary, and collaborative leader to assume the position of Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Student Success. 

About the College of Staten Island: 
The College of Staten Island (CSI) is a City University of New York (CUNY) senior College organized around two academic divisions and three schools, with over 14,000 students.  CSI offers a broad range of academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and in several professional areas.  The College awards associate's, bachelor's, master's and clinical doctoral degrees, and in collaboration with The CUNY Graduate Center, numerous Ph.D. degrees.  CSI's internationally recognized faculty passionately engage in scholarly and artistic activities, and together with a strong professional staff, lead students through transformational learning experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.  The College is situated on a 204-acre site, has recently incorporated a residential component, and is currently engaging in capital expansion.  It is a hub of intellectual and artistic activity and a community partner and source of economic impact and job creation for the greater Staten Island area.

The Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies and Student Success provides oversight and strategic leadership for the Center for Advising and Academic Success (CAAS); the Accelerated Study in Associate Programs (ASAP) initiative; several student academic support offices including the Office of Academic Support, the Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program, C-STEP, and Liberty Partnership Programs; three CSI honors programs (Macaulay Honors College/CSI; Teacher Education Honors Academy and The Verrazano School); Learning Communities; and the Bertha Harris Women’s Center.  The Associate Provost reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and serves as a member of the Deans’ Council.

Specific responsibilities of the position include the following:
- Lead efforts in the Division of Academic Affairs to ensure continuous improvement in the delivery of academic student support programs.
- Oversee coordination and collaborative efforts among the units listed above in support of student success.
- Provide leadership in evaluation and improvement of administrative processes supporting academic programming and services.
- Provide leadership for the units listed above in identifying and securing external resources to support student success efforts.
- Assist the Provost by chairing, convening, and/or serving on committees, task forces, councils, etc., related to undergraduate programs and/or student success.
- Work with Deans and department chairs, provide support, analysis, and feedback to academic programs in developing feasibility of new undergraduate programs.


This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan.  All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have:
- An earned doctorate from an accredited institution and a strong record of academic achievement appropriate to a tenured senior faculty appointment in the College.
- Demonstrated commitment to, and experience with, programs in support of academic student success, including academic advising.
- Evidence of a strong commitment to a multicultural student body and service to the urban community.
- Excellent skills in oral, written, and interpersonal communication.

In addition, the following attributes are strongly preferred:
- Collaborative leadership style and a record of building consensus and supporting productive participatory decision-making.
- Demonstrated skills in data analysis in support of program improvement.
- Familiarity with data-based program development, best practices in developmental education, and international programs and services.

Assistant Vice President
Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development.  We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off.  Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

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February 28, 2017; with the review of applications to begin February 1, 2017
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