Developing Science Globally
Developing Science Globally

Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Vice President for Academic Affairs is responsible for the academic curriculum of the institution. Directs
responsibility for department chairs and supervisors. Oversee faculty and academic staff recruitment and
development activities. Provide advisory recommendations to the president on all academic appointments,
tenure and promotion matters. Oversee curriculum and periodic program reviews and works with department
chairs in the review, study, and development of curriculum and in the improvement of instruction. Prepares and
updates accreditation reports and oversees accreditation visits. Coordinates faculty tenure and merit reviews.
Oversight and management of the budget for academic division. Reviews academic unit five-year plans. Chair
of Council of Chairs. Reviews student appeals of curricular and classroom matters. Coordinates summer
school activities. Participates in faculty and institute committee activities. Provides link to the faculty Senate
and conveys Senate’s recommendations to the President. Represent and promotes the institute at community
and campus events, state and national or meetings, and during accreditation processes. Develop partnerships
with industry and secondary institutions. Write grants to procure external funding, and supervise grant-funded
projects. Represent the institute at local, state, regional meetings.


Ph.D. required or other doctorate level equivalent. Preference given to areas of expertise in Science and
Engineering. Must have strong academic credentials and expertise at the professor level. Must have evidence
of substantial administrative experience in strategic and academic planning, implementation, and evaluation of
educational effectiveness. Must have demonstrated leadership skills with a proven record of progressive
leadership in higher education or related area. Must be able to deal effectively faculty, staff and students. Must
have strong budget management skills. Must have minimum of 10 years experience in higher education.


New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology New Mexico Tech
City: Socorro
Country: United States

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Apply to: New Mexico Tech, Human Resources 801 Leroy Pl. Brown Hall Box 099, Socorro, NM 87801-4796

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