Vice President (VP), Academic Affairs Salary
A Vice President (VP), Academic Affairs earns an average salary of $119,904 per year.
Job Description for Vice President (VP), Academic Affairs
A vice president of academic affairs generally works at a higher-education institution, such as a college or a university. This may involve overseeing one particular department at a large institution or multiple departments in smaller institutions. The vice president of academic affairs is responsible for a myriad of duties relating to curriculum, teaching, and faculty.Read More...
The vice president may have to go over the various curriculums in order to make sure that it meets the institution’s educational standards. It is also important to inspect other aspects of the program, such as student performance, in order to make sure that it is satisfactory. When the programs do not meet standards, it is essential to be able to make objective and helpful suggestions as to how to improve them. The vice president may assist in some hiring duties and develop a program for staff learning and development. It may also be necessary to make recommendations to the president of the institution regarding tenure and promotion. The vice president may also monitor staff performance and make suggestions for improvement. Input to academic strategies and creating focus for the university will also be provided by the vice president of academic affairs. The vice president may also be responsible for overseeing the budget’s allocation and use.
Generally, a master’s degree in education, administration, or a related field is needed. Generally, the duties of this job occur during regular business hours, though this may not be the case when the institution is primarily a night school.
Vice President (VP), Academic Affairs Tasks
- Develop and enforce all academic policies, including standards and goals.
- Ensure federal, state, and institutional compliance.
- Coordinate program and student assessment, including defining metrics.
- Participate in strategic, budget, and vision-oriented meetings and committees.
- Analyze and interpret trend data to make informed decisions.
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