Director Faculty Affairs Duties
The Director of the Office of Faculty Affairs reports to the Vice
Provost for Acadamic Affairs. The Director has oversight
responsibility for the Office of Faculty Affairs and acts as a
liaison between the University and the Board of Regents on matters
related to faculty appointment. promotion, and tenure. The Director
manages policies and procedures related to faculty matters and other
tasks as assigned by the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Coordinates the planning and direction of 8taff engaged in the
operation and maintenance of files for faculty, including
responsibility for coordinating 8upport for the Faculty Information
Records System (FIRST).
Prepares correspondence pertaining to faculty appointments and
faculty transactions as related to Board of Regents policy for the
Provost and the President's signature for transmittal to the Board
Conducts workshops, orientations, and regular training sessions for
university employees using FIRST.
Manages the 9 committees (63 professors) related to promotion and
tenure in the University review process. Assimilates information for
transmittal to the President'8 Office, the Provost's Office and the
Board of Regents. Maintains records on promotion/tenure and post
Manages the 16 member University Appeals Committee. Distributes
confidential materials for use in the discussion of each faculty
appeal. Prepares all relevant correspondence for the Provost, the
appeals committee, and the candidates.
Monitors the controlled release of data and correspondence in
faculty file. and interprets University policy concerning access to
Prepares & issues faculty contracts and coordinates information on
notification of intention to rehire non-tenured faculty. Maintains
all faculty records.
Responsible for maintaining and updating the Academic Affairs Manual
and providing interpretations and analysis to the Provost's Office
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree and either master's degree or four years of
closely-related University experience; strong oral and written
communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with faculty
and senior academic administrators; an understanding and
appreciation of technology; capability of automating and
streamlining processes; ability to develop and teach training
seminars and workshops; ability to review, write, and interpret
academic affairs policies and procedures; capability of working with
various campus offices and
constituencies who relate to the Faculty Affairs; and ability to
supervise and manage staff.