Oct 03, 2019

Dean of Student Success and Associate Provost for Academic Support Services

  • Millersville University
  • Millersville University, Millersville, PA, USA
Full-Time Administration Education Management Other

Job Description

Highly regarded for its instructional quality, focus on engaged learning through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, living-learning communities and civic and community engagement), and strong commitment to diversity, MU is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools, vibrant arts community, affordability and proximity to Baltimore, Philadelphia and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, inclusion, integrity and compassion.

The Office of the Provost welcomes applications for a Dean of Student Success and Associate Provost for Academic Support Services. The Dean/Associate Provost reports to the Provost/V.P. for Academic Affairs, provides leadership, direction and advocacy for selected programs that provide direct services to students and faculty and assists in all aspects of academic administration. Works effectively within an environment of distributed leadership as an Academic Affairs leader. This position oversees the Office of Learning Services (tutoring and disability services), Academic Advisement and Student Development, International Programs and Services, Experiential Learning and Career Management, the Center for Civic Engagement, and the Multidisciplinary Studies Coordinator.

Position start date as early as January 2, 2020 but no later than July 1, 2020.


Continuing-Adult,   University,   Academic Admissions and Advising  



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited higher education institution.
  • 5 years of progressively responsible academic administrative experience in higher education, including planning, student success initiatives, personnel and budget management.
  • A record of quality scholarship, teaching and service in higher education.
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in working with data and developing predictive analytics in support of student success and retention.
  • Successful interview and three background checks: Act 34; Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance); and Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting).

The candidate must demonstrate:

  • Ability to assume a university-wide perspective in an environment of distributed leadership.
  • A commitment to faculty and staff development, the liberal arts and academic freedom.
  • Capacity to be an innovative, effective leader, committed to excellence in teaching and learning
  • Ability to develop effective partnerships with the internal and external communities, including regional businesses, institutions of higher education and other organizations
  • A knowledge of, and appreciation for, the role of technology in a higher education institution
  • A strong commitment to diversity and social equity, and the ability to work effectively with a culturally diverse university community.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • A commitment to shared governance.

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