AVP of Graduate and Undergraduate Programs
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AVP of Graduate and Undergraduate Programs
Job ID: 23100Full/Part time: Full Time Regular/Temporary: RegularDepartment: Graduate and Undergraduate Programs
About the Position:San José State University (SJSU) is a major, comprehensive public university located in the center of San José, California – the heart of Silicon Valley. A member of the 23-campus California State University System, SJSU is the oldest state university in California. Its distinctive character has been forged by its long history, its location and its vision – a blend of the old and the new, the traditional and the innovative. Among its most prized traditions is an uncompromising commitment to provide for and support a faculty that is active in scholarship, research, technological innovation, community service and the arts.
SJSU grants bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 134 areas of study as well as an Educational Doctorate and a joint Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. Quality teaching and small classes are a priority, where tenured professors teach introductory as well as advanced courses. Among the top 200 universities in research and development expenditures (as surveyed by the National Science Foundation), SJSU offers rigorous course work and research opportunities to approximately 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students, with more than 700 tenure/tenure track faculty, 1000+ part-time faculty, and 1,300 staff.
The University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. The academic colleges include Applied Sciences and Arts; the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business; the Connie L. Lurie College of Education; the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering; Humanities & the Arts; Science; and, Social Sciences. The University offers 82 bachelor’s degrees with 66 concentrations, and 70 master’s degrees with 25 concentrations. The University is proud of its award-winning library, a unique joint city-university partnership.
SJSU is an exceptional place for hands-on learning, professional development and personal growth. The University has constructed or renovated several facilities in the last two years, and the campus occupies 19 blocks in downtown San José with 23 academic buildings and seven residence halls. Located 1.5 miles away on 62 acres is the South Campus, which includes the Spartan Stadium and athletics fields.
The Associate Vice President for Graduate and Undergraduate Programs provides campus leadership in all aspects of undergraduate and graduate academic matters, and is responsible for ensuring the integrity of all degree programs. Supervising the work of the Associate Deans for Graduate and Undergraduate Studies, the AVP has primary responsibility for the development and review of the academic curriculum, production of the University Catalog (online), oversight of the General Education program, assessment of student learning, WASC and professional accreditation, academic program review, transfer articulation agreements, and related academic activities that support student success (e.g., degree audit, Early Start, remediation, Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement).
In close coordination with the Provost, Deans, Chairs, the Academic Senate, and the Chancellor’s Office of the California State University, the AVP collaborates on academic planning and policy making at the campus and system level, and collaborates with campus academic and support units to enact enrollment management policies for both undergraduate and graduate programs. In particular, the AVP collaborates with the Joint Enrollment Planning (JEP) group and the Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations (GAPE) group.
The AVP facilitates campus curricular initiatives, serves on curriculum review committees, and undertakes a variety of degree program review and planning activities both on campus and for the CSU system, including oversight of the University Thesis Office. A key activity of the position is assuring compliance with Federal regulations from the U.S. Department of Education, WASC, CA Education Code Title 5, Chancellor’s Office Executive Orders, Presidential Orders, and University Policy. The AVP manages the Academic Scheduling unit and is responsible for the Center for Community Learning and Leadership (service learning and internship processes). The AVP serves as the WASC Accreditation Liaison Officer. The AVP oversees Special Majors, processes student academic petitions, cultivates courses and programs in the University Studies curriculum, and supports new student orientations for frosh, transfers, and graduate students.
This is a position in the CSU – Management Personnel Plan (MPP), and serves at the pleasure of the President.
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