Alaska Pacific University 175-acre campus is tucked into the forest, among Anchorage’s trail system. It’s on the perimeter of an intellectually vibrant section of town, in a state ripe with cultural and geographic diversity. With a remote educational center on a 900-acre private farm, our University is the landing pad for a rigorous, educational adventure. We are a dynamic and growing liberal arts and professional studies university offering undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree completion programs
in a collaborative culture. Our university is characterized by action, independence, purposeful learning, and a connection with the natural world. There’s a boldness to the way APU approach’s teaching and learning. There’s a purity to it–a character and conviction.
Our University offers a competitive benefits program provides employees with the opportunity to stay fit, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.
Our benefits package includes:
- 16 Holidays + 18 days PTO your first year at APU
- Onsite fitness center, including a saltwater pool; rock climbing wall; work out gym; full court gym and miles of trails for skiing and or running.
- Tuition Waivers
- Extensive Gear Room Rentals (Kayaks, Skis, Fat Bikes, etc.)
- Health, Vision & Dental insurance
- Retirement Savings Plan (403-B), Company Match of 6% after year 1
- Life & AD&D
- Long Term Disability insurance
The Provost serves as the Chief Academic Officer of Alaska Pacific University (APU) in support of its mission, vision, values and Strategic Plan.
The Provost is formally responsible for assuring the quality of the University's academic programs and the maintenance of academic standards. Works collaboratively and consultatively with the Associated Deans to recruit and hire new faculty, develop and deliver the curriculum, and oversee faculty evaluation, development, and promotion.
The Provost orchestrates the University accreditation processes including the formal assessment of all academic programs. This includes implementing and making operational the University's Strategic Plan centered on its core themes (academic excellence, engaged learning communities, sustainability, and people focused) along with accompanying operational metrics; overseeing the preparation of self-studies and reports necessary to meet accreditation requirements; and updating the Strategic Plan as necessary. The Provost is responsible for articulating and synching the university's critical task (Student Learning Outcomes or Competency Based Curriculum) with an appropriate organizational structure and fostering a culture of incentives and behaviors to achieve those outcomes.
The Provost leads and supervises APU Student Enrollment Services and the Dean of Students to promote "Student Success" defined by three primary metrics: students enroll, are retained, and graduate from APU; oversees all marketing, student recruitment and retention activities to grow enrollments in accordance with the Strategic Plan; works in collaboration with the members of the President's Council to ensure a high level of academic attainment, fiscal responsibility, and quality of student life; works closely with the President to respond to external regulatory agencies, foster town/gown relationships, generate support for and awareness of the University, and secure external funds for APU initiatives.
EXPECTATIONS OF THE PROVOST
In general, assumes the traditional role as leader, advocate, profession development coach and administrative supervisor of the faculty working through the Academic Deans including but not limited to:
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
Doctorate. Progressively responsible professional work-related experience, education, or training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for college education beyond a Master’s degree.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION
Non-Supervisory: Six (6) years progressively responsible teaching experience.
Supervisory: Four (4) years’ experience in an education and administrative leadership role in a college setting.
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Alaska Pacific University (APU) is a private, independent university that emphasizes personal growth through student-centered, experiential education using Alaska, the Arctic and the Pacific Rim as laboratories for learning. Alaska Pacific University's location is steeped in an independent history and richly diverse culture. There is no other state like it; there is no other city quite like Anchorage.
We are a dynamic and growing liberal arts and professional studies university offering undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degree completion programs in a collaborative culture. Our university is characterized by action, independence, purposeful learning, and a connection with the natural world. There's a boldness to the way APU approach's teaching and learning. There's a purity to it-a character and conviction.
Alaska Pacific University offers a competitive benefits program provides employees with the opportunity to stay fit, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment