Administrative Careers - Academic Advising, Administrative Careers - Institutional Research
The essential functions of this position include leading University planning, assessment, and programs improvement; supervising the Registrar; coordinating external reporting; coordinating data support for university; serving on executive leadership team; coordinating federal compliance requirements; and serving as staff liaison to the board of trustees. Duties include:
Leads the planning, budget development, budget management, physical inventory accounting, and personnel evaluation for institutional effectiveness and for the office of the Registrar
Equip and support academic and co-curricular programs to plan student learning outcomes, assess the extent to which they accomplish those outcomes, and use the data to improve their programs
Equip and support operational areas in their planning assessment, and improvement of their programs and services
Ensure that the University maintains a culture of evidence that complies with accreditation requirements and standards
Develop and publish the annual institutional effectiveness report online
Develop and publish University assessment records online
Coordinate with academic policy committee chair to assess and document improvements for the core curriculum
Maintain current understanding of accreditation requirements and communicate those requirements to the University community
Implement institutional audits three years before compliance certifications and before the fifth-year interim report
Review policy and procedures to ensure federal, state, and accreditation standard compliance
Serve on accreditation leadership team
Coordinate data compilation and publishing of fact book and other institutional research requirements
Ensure external reporting requirements are met for federal, state, and accreditation entities
Support the admissions function by communicating enrollment data
Support the admissions function by completing external surveys of institutional data used for college search sites
Support the alumni relations function by conducting alumni surveys
Support university data needs by fulfilling requests for data
Coordinate large project updates to database received from operational units
Assist with training operational units needing to correct database
Coordinate administration of course evaluations and produce University reports of results
Coordinate student and employee surveys and produce university reports of results
Coordinate University transparency efforts by developing and publishing student right-to-know web page
Coordinate with Provost to ensure academic calendar is developed and published
Coordinate with academic policy committee, graduate council, registrar, and academic officers, to check content, publish and update the University catalog
Serve on the executive leadership team
Serve as staff liaison to the board of trustees
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
An earned doctorate and five (5) years academic or administrative experience in higher education or similar business-related experience is preferred and expected to be considered for Assistant Provost. The individual should be eligible for a tenure-track position under the LCU tenure and rank policy.
Minimum of a master’s degree and five (5) years academic or administrative experience in higher education or similar business-related experience to be considered for Assistant Vice President.
Commitment to the University’s Christian mission. Preference will be given to qualified individuals who are active members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Excellent leadership skills
Excellent quantitative and analytical skills
Ability to plan and assess strategies, and train others to plan and assess strategies
Ability to read, interpret, edit, and write policies
Technical abilities required to build and update websites, submit online data, using appropriate software packages
Be a team player who proactively looks for ways to continuously improve University effectiveness
Maintain strict confidentiality and privacy concerning knowledge of sensitive data
Accomplish the mission of the University through proactive constructive teamwork
All application materials must be submitted no later than 11:59 pm, December 31, 2018.
Initiate the process by completing an application at LCU.edu/OpenPositions. Submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vita or resume, official transcripts of all university work, and three unique documents detailing the candidate’s philosophy of the integration of faith and learning, leadership, and service to the search committee chair. Three letters of recommendation should be sent by references directly to the search committee chair.
Foy D. Mills, Jr., Ph.D., Provost and Chief Academic Officer, Search Committee Chair, Lubbock Christian University, 5601 19th St, Lubbock, Texas 79407. Phone: (806) 720-7409. Email: email@example.com
About Lubbock Christian University
Lubbock Christian University is a four-year private master's level institution that promotes unique educational opportunities with a strategic focus on student success in four key areas: spiritual formation, intellectual growth, personal stewardship and leadership development. Degree programs are offered for both bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees. For over 60 years, the school has offered academic excellence in a Christian environment. For more information, visit www.LCU.edu.