Office of Provost/VP for Academic Affairs
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Classification: Operational Leadership/Professional 180-S180
Description: Millersville University is accepting applications for an Assistant to the Provost. This position has administrative responsibility for overseeing activities within the Office of the Provost relating to office management and budget administration. The Assistant to the Provost provides guidance, interpretation, and administration of faculty employment policies (especially related to the APSCUFCBA) and procedures including hiring and evaluation (including use of Interfolio and Class Climate); Kuali Temporary Faculty Appointment systems; Meet and Discuss communication with APSCUF leadership; grievance and arbitration preparation (including research, investigation and record-keeping for labor relations and legal matters); supervision of the Academic HR Coordinator in support of faculty compensation, evaluation, reappointment, promotion and tenure processes and sabbatical leaves; administration of the faculty grants program; maintenance of official faculty personnel files; Provost’s website maintenance; and serves as the principal liaison between the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of Human Resources, deans, faculty and departmental administrative staff regarding faculty lifecycle matters.
Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,250 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. We have over 950 graduate students enrolled in 21 master’s and 3 doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.
Required: Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of upper-level administrative/management/supervisory or related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the duties of the position; Ability to: Manage multiple, complex projects at the same time with accuracy and attention to detail, provide customer service and work collaboratively as a resource for diverse groups of people at various levels both internal and external to the university, maintain confidentiality, read, interpret, and implement established policies and procedures, develop and revise, through a collaborative process, policies, and procedures, develop and maintain trusted relationships with a variety of stakeholders including faculty employees and academic administrators, develop written documentation and catalogue information necessary to ensure that the institution has enough information in the event of legal action or grievance processes, use relevant information, established policies, and operational practices to make decisions about routine and non-routine issues; Flexibility, willingness, and ability to pursue and adopt new ideas, information and technology, and process and summarize information; Knowledge of human resource and/or personnel administration business processes; Excellent oral, written, interpersonal communication skills; Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; Successful interview; Successful completion of three background checks.
Preferred: Experience using Banner, Hyperion, D2L, Business Intelligence; Experience converting paper documents/processes to digital.
To Apply: For full description of duties, qualifications and to apply, go to https://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/9611 and create a staff application.
Application Submission: All applications must be received by July 10, 2022.
At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.