The Provost serves as the Chief Academic Officer and provides leadership, planning, development, management, and implementation for the academic functions of the University. The Office of the Provost has as its primary function the oversight of all undergraduate and graduate academic programs in both traditional and online delivery, Information Technology / Library services, and the Office of the Registrar.
Serve on the President’s Cabinet as a strong advocate for and representative of academic excellence and faculty interests that are consistent with the mission, vision, values, and goals of the University.
Responsible for university-wide accreditation and serve as the university Accreditation Liaison Officer with the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities preparing self-study reports, preparing the university for accreditation team visits, submitting substantive change requests, overseeing the maintenance of accreditation records and staying current with the Commission's policies and procedures.
Foster intellectual growth, student learning, university culture, as well as scholarly and creative activities by providing
academic strategic planning
advancement of multidisciplinary scholarship
administrative leadership, direction, and evaluation for all academic activities and faculty affairs at the University,
leadership and guidance on diversity initiatives for faculty, staff, and students
a commitment to biblical integration within the student learning experience
Provide sound fiscal management and assessment-based decision-making in the oversight of academic program development, budgets, and facilities to achieve mission and goals set by the Board and President.
In partnership with the President and Cabinet, identify and implement strategies that contribute substantially to financial growth and health of the institution.
Prepare and present the annual operating and capital budgets for academic areas.
Ensure an active and expanding dialogue with external constituencies by encouraging partnerships with external constituents and organizations, engaging in effective university advancement, and facilitating the mission of the University.
Provide leadership in developing and strengthening the university’s global engagement initiatives.
Implement the strategic academic vision by working closely with the Vice President for Strategic Initiatives in implementing and evaluating major initiatives of the University, working with the Vice President for Student Affairs in addressing the educational support needs and extra-curricular priorities for students, and with the other Vice Presidents and senior leadership of the University in coordinating and overseeing the overall mission of the University.
Oversees university-wide assessment planning and implementation, fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
Support collaborative engagement between faculty, administration, and Board of Trustees.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
An earned Doctorate in any field that aligns with a school represented at the University.
Academic credentials consistent with the rank of professor, as demonstrated by a distinguished record of teaching, service, scholarly publications, and/or creative accomplishments that exhibit commitment to academic excellence.
A history of progressively responsible, successful experience as an academic administrator at the Dean level or above involving both graduate and undergraduate programs, including responsibility for budget, personnel recruitment, and program review and assessment is required.
Experience in strategic planning, assessment of program effectiveness, change management, and development of policy to enhance academic units within the University and with regional accrediting bodies.
A demonstrated commitment to the promotion of diversity.
Successful experience in university advancement and fundraising including ability to develop and/or secure grant and contract funding.
For more information: https://media.corban.edu/hydra/media/files/2018/10/24/181854hr-opportunity-profile_provost_final.pdf
About Corban University
Corban University is a Christian university whose purpose is to educate Christians who will make a difference in the world for Jesus Christ. The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Corban provides a strong Bible-centered academic program with more than 50 majors and programs of study including professional, liberal arts, and ministries. Along with traditional and adult degree completion programs at the undergraduate level, Corban offers graduate teacher licensure programs and graduate degrees in education, business, counseling, and ministry. Where permitted by law and consistent with the school’s history, mission, and core values, Corban exercises religious preference throughout the University. Employees must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, agree with the University Statement of Faith, evidence a mature Christian faith, and be an active member of a Bible-believing, Gospel-preaching local church.. Within these guidelines, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all applicants, employees and students and to not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, color, national origin or age in access to, or treatment in employment.