Assistant Provost

Texas State University

United States

October 27, 2021


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Job Posting Number 202233TTL Job Location San Marcos Department Associate Provost, Academic Affairs Position Description

Reporting to the Associate Provost, the Assistant Provost works inclusively and closely with colleges, departments/schools, Faculty and Academic Resources, and other offices and committees in coordinating and leading assigned projects related to the roles, career advancement, and growth of all faculty. Primary responsibilities include implementation and review of the faculty workload policy, process and reporting, reappointment reviews of tenure-track faculty, and implementation of special studies and analytical research to create innovative solutions and recommendations that advance services and support of all faculty at Texas State.

The Assistant Provost also manages projects to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations related to faculty, maintains confidentiality, and exercises good judgment in alignment with the university's mission, shared values, and strategic goals. The position begins spring 2022, with appointment at 100 percent FTE in fall and spring semesters. Summer assignment is negotiated based on workload and office needs. The position is open to current university employees only.


  • Oversee faculty workload policies, process, and reporting functions.
  • Oversee the annual reappointment processes for tenure-track faculty.
  • Conduct special studies, such as policy impact analysis, financial analysis, and reviews of practices at peer and aspirant institutions.
  • Analyze information, seek input, and use actionable data to provide recommendations on initiatives, policies, and outcomes related to faculty support and success.
  • Serve on, chair, and facilitate teams and committees as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • An earned terminal degree in academic discipline from an accredited institution.
  • A record of excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service commensurate with tenured appointment at the rank of professor by September 1, 2022.
  • Experience as a department chair/school director, interim department chair/school director, or associate department chair/school director.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Four or more years as department chair/school director.
  • Proficiency in accessing and using university data.
  • Application Procedures

    Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https: //

    Please submit the following by October 27, 2021: 1) cover letter organized to address all required qualifications and any preferred qualifications the applicant meets, 2) current curriculum vita in Texas State format, 3) and names of two professional references, including their email addresses and phone numbers.

    Proposed Start Date Spring 2022 Open Date 10/06/2021 Review Date 10/27/2021 Close Date 10/27/2021 Open Until Filled? No Legal Notices

    Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

    Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

    Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

    Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

    Why Work at Texas State?

    Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

    Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

    Quick Link https: //

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • DD 214/DD1300
  • Veteran's Preference
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current Texas State University employee?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Have you served as a chair/director, interim chair/director, or associate chair/director?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Will you be a Texas State University faculty member at the rank of tenured professor as of fall 2022?
  • Yes
  • No
  • How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Texas Workforce Commission-Work in Texas
  • Colleague, friend, and/or personal referral
  • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
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