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Old Dominion University Assistant Vice President for Academic Success in Norfolk, Virginia

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Job Title Assistant Vice President for Academic Success


Position Number FP154A

Location Norfolk, VA

Job Summary

The Assistant Vice President for Academic Success provides leadership and direction for the Academic Success Center, a student support unit including the Office of Academic Success Initiatives and Support, the Center for Advising Administration and Academic Partnerships, and the Monarch Internship and Co-Op Office. The Assistant Vice President coordinates academic programming with the associate deans, particularly in areas related to undergraduate education. Additional areas of responsibility include broad oversight of the production of the Undergraduate Catalog, the credit course system for the University, maintenance of catalog policies and policy updates, handling of academic complaints by undergraduate students. The position serves on the Provost’s Council and Senior Staff for the Office of Academic Affairs.

Position Type FullTime

Type of Recruitment General Public

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree required in Counseling, Public Administration, or Higher Education, or other discipline with the appropriate practical experience.

  • Excellent inter-personal skills, including public speaking.

  • Strong written communication skills.

  • Knowledge of counseling and student development theory.

  • Minimum of five years progressive work experience in a higher education setting; successful programming and presentation skills; extensive supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of academic vocabulary and requirements.

  • Effective organizational skills with versatility and problem-solving skills are a must.

  • Comprehensive, progressive experience in the management of undergraduate advising, academic success, and learning strategies, including employee supervision and budget management and academic affairs initiatives; Experience leading multiple units.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Conditions of Employment

    Job Open Date 10/17/2023

    Open Until Filled No

    Application Review Date 12/04/2023

    Job Close Date 12/04/2023

    Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

A complete application will include a cover letter and resume. Applications review will begin on December 4th, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.

Criminal Background Check The final candidate is required to complete a criminal history check.

Department Information

Center for Advising Administration & Academic Partnerships (

Office of Academic Success Initiatives & Support

Monarch Internship & Co-Op (

Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity & Diversity at (757) 683-3141.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

ODU Statement

Old Dominion University, located in Norfolk, is Virginia’s forward-focused public doctoral research university with more than 23,000 students, a top R1 research ranking, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia’s economy.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Resume

    Optional Documents

  • Other Document

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