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Call for Applications and Nominations

(Deadline Extended)

Academic Affairs invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Vice Chancellor & Dean of Undergraduate Studies.

The Associate Vice Chancellor & Dean of Undergraduate Studies will provide leadership for the campus’ engagement in undergraduate education and oversee the operations and activities of the Honors College, the Center for Teaching Excellence and Faculty Leadership, University Studies, the Quality Enhancement Plan, General Education Assessment, International Programs, and the Isaac Bear Early College program. Responsibilities will include overseeing activities pertaining to undergraduate education, including University Studies; providing advocacy on undergraduate academic matters; facilitating the development of new and revised undergraduate courses and curricula; working with faculty and administrators on academic planning and policy development pertaining to undergraduate education; promoting applied learning; overseeing the publication of the UNCW catalogue; collaborating with University College in establishing and implementing learning goals for UNI101; and coordinating the administration of for-credit undergraduate courses and programs in collaboration with the deans of UNCW’s colleges and school.

Minimum requirements for the position include a current full-time appointment as a tenured associate or full professor at UNCW. Previous leadership experience in higher education; strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; experience with undergraduate program development; and significant experience in Basic Studies/University Studies are required. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of or strong interest in honors programs, international education, and learning assessment.

Associate Vice Chancellor for External Programs Johnson Akinleye will chair a search committee that will include faculty representing the three colleges and the Cameron School of Business. Nominations should be sent to Dr. Akinleye at, Academic Affairs, Campus Box 5900. Applications consisting of a statement of interest and qualifications not to exceed five pages and a curriculum vitae should be submitted to Dr. Akinleye at Materials submitted by finalists will be posted for review by the UNCW community. Finalists will be expected to give a short presentation during a public forum on a predetermined topic relevant to the position as a part of the final interview. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Monday, September 16, 2013, but will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2014.

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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