Adventist Education

A Journey to Excellence
Walla Walla University
Jan. 18, 2023
Resumes Due:
Apr. 30, 2023

Description: POSITION SUMMARY To assist the academic vice president in overseeing student academic concerns, academic support areas, summer session, and the continuing education program. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Undergraduate Student Academic Items • Work with students and faculty concerning various academic related issues (petitions, credit overloads, late registration issues, integrity concerns, out-of-schedule exams, etc.). • Oversee and revise student academic policies (Academic Integrity, Grade Change, Academic Probation, academic trips and tours, etc.) in cooperation with governance bodies. • Administer student academic policies. • Provide timely communication of policy outcomes to students and university personnel. • Produce and publish quarterly dean's list. • Review Student Missions Program applicants for academic eligibility and appropriate assignment. • Serve as NAIA Faculty Representative and monitor student athlete eligibility data. 2. Oversee Academic Support areas; responsible for budget, personnel, and general oversight of: • Academic Records/Advisement • Student Development Career • Technical Support Services 3. Committee assignments include: • Academic Standards Committee (chair). • Preprofessional Committee (chair). • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Committee (chair). • Accreditation Steering Committee (chair). • Institutional Effectiveness Committee (ex officio). • Scuba Control Board (chair). • Admissions Committee (ex officio). • Athletics Advisory Committee (ex officio). • President’s Cabinet (ex officio). • University Senate (ex officio). • University Assembly (ex officio). • General Studies Committee (ex officio). • Academic Leadership (ex officio). • Rosario Advisory Committee (ex officio). • University Board (invitee). • University Board Academic Planning Committee (invitee). 4. Oversee cooperate educational programs • High school dual enrollment program(s) • Whitman College reciprocal agreement • Various external academic partner programs 5. Institutional Accreditation • Serve as accreditation liaison with NWCCU and AAA. • Oversee production of accreditation reports. • Communicate with institutional accrediting bodies. • Oversee department assessment process. • Implement various general institutional surveys (NSSE, Senior Survey, etc.) • Collect and analyze institutional level assessment data and generate reports. 6. Performs other duties as assigned formally or informally, orally or in writing.

Experience: • Education: Minimum: PhD or equivalent experience. • Licenses/Certifications: N/A • Experience/Skills o Years of experience: 3-5 years in higher education, 5-10 years preferred. o Quality/Compliance: Achieving a standard of excellence with our work processes and outcomes, demonstrating strong attention to detail, honoring University policies and all regulatory requirements, and maintaining confidentiality. o Customer Focus: Striving for high customer satisfaction, communicating in a manner that is helpful and pleasant, making it easy as possible on the client to understand and navigate situations. o Communication: Balancing listening and talking, speaking and writing clearly and accurately, influencing others, keeping others informed. o Collegiality: Being helpful, respectful, approachable and team-oriented, building strong working relationships and a positive work environment, and ability to relate to and work with diverse groups of people. o Initiative: Taking ownership of work responsibilities, doing what is needed without being asked, following through. o Efficiency: Planning ahead, managing time well, being on time and dependable, being cost conscious, thinking of better ways to do things. o Coachability: Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement. o People management: Setting clear expectations, reviewing progress, providing timely feedback and guidance, holding people accountable.