With the associate provost for academic administration, provide regular assessment, improvement, and innovation in Academic Affairs processes, procedures, and communications. Partner with the associate provosts on implementation of curricular review process outcomes. Oversee the management of Academic Affairs (Office of the Provost) content and presence on the CCA website. Lead academic liaison to other key functions across the college such as Studio Management, Facilities, and Auxiliary Services, Student Records, and, in partnership with the associate provost of assessment, accreditation, and curricular effectiveness, Advising. Participate in committee and small group work related to current and future Workday implementations.
Scheduling, Space Use, and Course Enrollment Management - 30% Lead annual course planning and scheduling processes. ◦ Work collaboratively with the divisional ADs and other campus colleagues to maximize course space utilization, monitor course enrollments, and enable student success through a strategic course schedule. ◦ Oversee the training and tools used by program staff for scheduling and monitoring of course enrollments. ◦ Collaborate with the Registrars and Advising on matters related to registration and student advising. ◦ Manage and monitor course planning and course enrollment with the collaboration of the ADs to ensure accurate faculty contracting and that program and course needs are satisfied. Provide data stewardship for the course schedule. Audit and ensure accuracy/consistency. Provide leadership and guidance around academic events (scheduling, policy, governing guidelines around use, communications). ◦ Supervise the Scheduling Manager and support them in their role. ◦ Partner with Educational Technology Services regarding EMS (Event Management System) and any future scheduling tools or integrations. ◦ Convene Scheduling Steering Committee with key campus partners. ◦ Partner with Auxiliary Services on alternative space uses. Budget and Planning - 20% Serve as lead liaison to Business Office for academic programs. Ensure ADs and teams are trained and following policy and best practices. Provide the BO with constructive feedback and partner on continuous improvements. Complement efforts and communications from the Business Office. With academic leadership team, support divisions through annual budget and planning processes. Help provide budget analyses (spend habits and trends among programs). Provide recommendations and implement approved strategies. Participate in projects and discussions regarding campus planning.
Minimum Qualifications Master's degree or equivalent experience required; advanced degree in one of the diverse disciplines offered at CCA or arts administration preferred. Significant experience working in an academic administration setting required. (5 + years experience in a college of art and design is preferred.) Must have demonstrated leadership capabilities and strong personnel management experience. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively across departments or stakeholder groups is required. Meticulous attention to detail balanced with capacity for strategic thinking required. Must have an ability to work independently, prioritizing responsibilities with minimal oversight, as well as proven experience working as part of a team. Demands outstanding communication and interpersonal skills and ability to engage with divergent views while building consensus and collegiality.
Additional Locations San Francisco
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Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent art college with 21 undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, curatorial practice, design, design strategy, film, fine arts, visual and critical studies, and writing. Through these programs, the college has created a d...ynamic and interdisciplinary environment. Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.