Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

East Georgia State College
Swainsboro, GA
Aug 02, 2022
Aug 16, 2022
Student Affairs
Position Type
Vice President
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Job Summary

This position is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the college's academic and student affairs operations including enrollment management oversight. This applies to all locations at which the college offers programs, including Swainsboro, Statesboro, and Augusta.


Serves as a member of the President's Cabinet.

Assures that the departments' strategic goals are aligned with the college's strategic goals: regularly assesses progress towards the unit's goals: implements changes necessary to attain goals: and regularly reports to the President about progress.

Directs the college's academic programs, including the development or curricula and the implementation, coordination, and assessment of student learning outcomes and the assessment of all academic programs.

Ensures that programs and curricula respond to the needs of the region served.

Oversees a comprehensive program of faculty development, including the performance evaluation of full-and part-time faculty.

Develops and recommends annual budget requests to support academic goals and objectives; allocates and monitors spending.

Supervises tenure, promotion, pre-tenure, and post-tenure review processes and ensures the integrity of the process according to EGSC and USG policy.

Supervises the college's judicial affairs activities, including the enforcement of the Student Code of Conduct and the college academic honesty policies.

Recommends faculty and staff unit personnel actions to the President.

Coordinates the preparation of the schedule of classes, directs the assignment of classrooms, and aligns resources to meet the demands of the region and with trends in higher ed.

Maintains a cumulative record of faculty publications, special achievements, membership in discipline-related organizations. academic progress, and college and community service.

Verifies the degrees and credentials for the appointment and reappointment of academic personnel, including the securing of official documentation of degrees and credentials.

Responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive enrollment management and student retention plan using data analytics, marketing, recruitment, and regular assessment and adjustments to the plan.

Communication of the enrollment management and retention plan to unit staff, assignment and regular monitoring of plan aspects.

Research and review enrollment management strategies for state college sectors, first-generation college students, and other unique populations as potential targets for recruitment.

Supervises the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (First Year Experience Program, Director of eLearning-joint report with VP for Information Technology-Campus Coordinators, Academic Program Coordinators, faculty), Director of Center for Teaching and Learning, Library, Retention, the African American Male Initiative, Director of Academic Advising.

Supervises Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management (includes Admissions, Dual Enrollment, Registrar, Financial Aid, Counseling and Disabilities Services), Associate Vice President for Student Conduct and Title IX, (includes Student Conduct, Title IX, Housing and Student Life, CHOICE Inclusive Post-secondary Education Grant Program).

Supervises all data collection, student success, tutoring, advising, and retention efforts of the unit.

Ensures that all reporting obligations to the USG and external agencies are fulfilled in a timely manner.

Supervises administrative assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

Makes reports to the President and faculty.

Performs related duties.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the college.

Knowledge of current trends in higher education.

Knowledge of accreditation, program assessment and strategic planning.

Knowledge of budget development and management principles.

Knowledge of classroom practices, teaching methodologies, assessment systems, and educational technology.

Knowledge of Student Affairs and Student Success theory and practices.

Knowledge of best practices in enrollment management and student retention.

Skill in the delegation of responsibility and authority.

Skill to work cooperatively with a local board, legislators, community leaders, students, faculty, and staff.

Skill to make timely decisions.

Skill in decision making and problem solving.

Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

Skill in oral and written communication.

Required Qualifications

An earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree and a record of teaching and scholarship commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor is required.

Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require a minimum of three to five years of senior level higher education administration experience in academic affairs, student affairs and/or enrollment management.

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Review of candidates for this position will begin on April 18, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.