Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness

Baruch College

Job Description:

At Baruch College we believe that student success is everyone’s responsibility

As a key member of the executive management team, the Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness oversees one or more College functions to fulfill comprehensive strategic goals and contributes to overall College strategic objectives. The Associate Provost plans and implements a range of successful programs and oversees staff, budget, operations, and facilities.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness will lead or manage one or more College administrative functions and develop, implement, and assesses programs to meet the College’s strategic goals. The Associate Provost is responsible for staff supervision, budget, operations, and facilities within assigned areas.

The Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness provides leadership for the implementation and evaluation of the College’s strategic priorities. They will work collaboratively as a member of the senior leadership team. Specifically, they will collaborate with the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Research, and Innovation, the Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning and Students Success, the AVP for Digital Learning, and the deans of the three academic schools and library as a member of the provost senior leadership team. They will also work closely with the Chief of Staff to the President on matters related to assessment of progress toward the CUNY and Baruch Strategic plans and overall institutional effectiveness.

The Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness oversees both Institutional Research and Assessment and serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. They will represent Baruch College and the Office of the Provost on matters related to planning, data governance, institutional effectiveness, evaluation, and other areas.

Specific duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Design institutional evaluation plans related to the College strategic priorities in collaboration with the provost and chief of staff.
  • Strategically align improvements in the institutional research and academic assessment areas with the College strategic plan.
  • Provide leadership in developing and ensuring execution of a vision that advances data-informed decision making across the College.
  • Collaborate with the Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Student Success and school deans to ensure the integrity and accountability of academic programs by upholding professional and accreditation standards.
  • Co-chair data governance council
  • Collaborate with the provost on planning activities
  • Represent the provost and interact with faculty and staff in development of data-informed processes.
  • Create and implement strategic plans for the Offices of Assessment and Institutional Research.
  • Communicate effectively with faculty, administrators, and staff across the College about accreditation standards and requirements related to assessment and student learning.
  • Communicate effectively with faculty, administrators, and staff across the College about the use of institutional data to inform decision making
  • Lead the Offices of Institutional Research and Assessment, including personnel and budget management.
  • Work collaboratively with faculty and staff within each of the three academic schools at the College, as well as student affairs, student support service units, academic affairs administration, and other co-curricular units.

Baruch College is large urban master’s institution with three academic schools: The Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, the Weissman School of Arts and Sciences, and the Zicklin School of Business. The Newman Library also serves the campus. With over 525 full time and 800 part time faculty and almost 20,000 students, Baruch College is known for providing excellence, access, and outcomes, including a six-year graduation rate of over 70%.

Compensation and Benefits:

$150K-$160K; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world. 

Qualifications:

This position is in CUNY’s Executive Compensation Plan.  All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ related experience.  Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.

The successful candidate should possess a terminal degree from an accredited college/university, PhD preferred. Demonstrated experience in institutional research and academic assessment required. Demonstrated facility with data-informed decision making and data governance required. High level experience with and understanding of data analysis expected. Demonstrated facility with Tableau or other data visualization tools required.

The Associate Provost should have administrative leadership experience in an academic organization, with a focus on institutional research and assessment. Successful candidates must be committed to the mission of our urban public university to provide an excellent and inclusive education and to create new knowledge through scholarship and research.

How to Apply:

Go to the CUNY website cuny.jobs to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYFirst under Job Opening ID # 27668. You can view and apply for this job in CUNYFirst via the following direct link to the posting https://cuny.jobs/new-york-ny/associate-provost-for-assessment-accreditation-and-institutional-effectiveness/2E7060745AA24B089D47411998FB6179/job/

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Closing Date:

Open Until Filled.  Review of Applications begins January 31, 2024.

EEO Statement:

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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