At Stratford University employees take enormous pride in their work and the work of the University. Stratford is not just your next job -- it is a career where employees find their true calling and feel tremendous joy in making a difference in the lives of others. Every employee is empowered and encouraged to contribute innovative ideas to enhance the student experience and learning outcomes.
Stratford is a small, privately held, institution that has not lost sight of its core values and culture. We have seven locations in the US, and one in India. We are growing organically, at the speed of academic excellence. We are focused on Changing Lives...One Student at a Time.
The Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) is accountable as the Chief Academic Officer and as such will be a member of our executive leadership team. He/She will report directly to the University President and is expected to provide academic and administrative leadership to achieve the highest standards of excellence in teaching. He/She will provide executive oversight and strategic guidance in the planning, development, implementation, assessment and evaluation of all aspects of academic programming for all academic divisions including: curriculum development, institutional effectiveness, and student retention, as well as oversight over all academic personnel, which include: Campus Presidents, University Wide Program Directors, Campus Program Leads and all other faculty. The VPAA will be expected to have fiscal oversight of areas within the Academic Affairs arena, and be responsible for implementing academic policies and procedures. The VPAA will be responsible for ensuring and aiding in the creation of curricula that is competency-based and responsive to our students needs. The applicant should be conversant with ACICS, ACCSC and SACS accreditation standards. The VPAA will work in full partnership with other members of the executive team, as well as other departments, to develop and assess overall strategic planning for the University, support initiatives such as shared governance and accreditation and acts in the role of a change leader. This position requires an innovator, who is also an academic leader. We want to make waves and disrupt.
Curriculum / New Program Development
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified
Stratford University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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