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ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS SEARCH

About the Position

The University of Houston-Downtown is initiating a search for an Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA). The successful candidate will join UHD as an important member of the Provost's Executive Team and will collaborate with key stakeholders to provide principled leadership. The AVPAA will report directly to the Senior Vice President for Academic & Student Affairs and Provost and work in collaboration with a strong team of professionals throughout the University.

The AVPAA will lead the development of a strategic vision and plan for academic innovation that enhances UHD's identity and commitments and aligns with institutional priorities. The AVPAA is responsible for administering and overseeing efforts related to accreditation assessment, cultivation and strengthening of partnerships, retention and graduation efforts, as well as new academic affairs initiatives. The AVPAA provides strategic leadership to the Office of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation, Data Analytics and Institutional Research, and Continuing Education.


The Application and Nomination Process

Applications will be received and considered until the position is filled; however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by January 31, 2021. Applications must include a letter of interest, addressing why the applicant is interested in this position and how required qualifications are met, a resume and five professional references with email and telephone numbers (references will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant). All applications will be handled in confidence.

Applications and nominations should be sent electronically (MS Word preferred) to UHDAVPAcademicAffairs@agbsearch.com.

The Search is Being Assisted By:

 

Oscar C. Page, Ph.D.

Executive Search Consultant
AGB Search

Oscar.page@agdsearch.com

Margaret Plympton, Ed.D.

Principal
AGB Search

Margarte.plympton@agbsearch.com


Search Committee

Objective:
To conduct a thorough, national search for the next Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs at UHD and to successfully hire a top candidate. 

Committee Charge:
The screening committee is charged with conducting the search, evaluating candidates, conducting initial interviews, hosting finalists, and submitting an unranked list of acceptable candidates to the provost.  The search committee will be assisted by an executive search firm in this process.

Membership:

Name

Role

Representation

Jerry Johnson

Chair

Associate Vice President, Faculty, Research and Sponsored Programs

Lucille Pointer

Member

Professor, Marilyn Davies College of Business

Sucheta Choudhuri

Member

Associate Professor, College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Robin Jose

Member

Associate Professor, College of Sciences and Technology

Bernardo Pohl

Member

Assistant Professor, College of Public Service

Vassilios Tzouanas

Member

Department Chair, College of Sciences & Technology

Lucy Bowen

Member

Executive Director of Academic & Student Affairs

Nazly Dyer

Member

Executive Director, Data Analytics & Institutional Research

Scott Marzilli

Member

Dean, University College


Timeline

Search Timeline-November through April

Last updated 11/24/2020 3:10 AM