Provost, Arts and Sciences and Scott Northern Wake Campus

Provost, Arts and Sciences and Scott Northern Wake Campus


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Northern Wake Campus : 6600 Louisburg Rd, Raleigh, NC 27616


Commensurate with Experience


State of NC Benefits

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 27, 2022
Closes: Thursday, August 25, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, June 27, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Executive Vice President

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in one of the Arts and Sciences disciplines to be managed OR Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in one of the Arts and Sciences disciplines to be managed

A total of 7 years combined full-time post-secondary teaching and a progressive track record of administration and supervisory experience in a higher education environment

Demonstrated experience in comprehensive student success efforts
*Applicants must attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae to the application for full consideration.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in an Arts & Sciences discipline, Education, or a relevant field 

Experience in a comprehensive community college with multiple campuses and career/technical programs

Demonstrated experience promoting equitable outcomes in a higher education environment

Position Description

Wake Technical Community College seeks nominations and applications for the position of Provost for Arts & Sciences and the Scott Northern Wake Campus. Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President for Programs, the Provost will lead the following areas in a seamless collaboration that ensures equitable access to higher education supporting upward economic mobility for the diverse students of Wake County: Liberal Arts, Mathematics & Sciences, General Education, College Readiness, and University Transfer. The Arts & Sciences Provost will also serve as the official spokesperson and liaison for the Scott Northern Wake Campus. 

The successful candidate will have proven experience in ensuring clear pathways for student success from college readiness through university transfer, as well as in providing relevant general education for both Arts & Sciences and Career & Technical students.

Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

  • Oversees academic program vitality, new course and program development, enrollment management, delivery modalities, and staffing needs of assigned academic divisions
  • Ensures a clear pathway for student success from college readiness through university transfer
  • Provides relevant general education that supports student success for both Arts & Sciences and Career & Technical students
  • Leads area implementation of the college’s strategic plan and institutional effectiveness efforts
  • Allocates new and existing resources in support of the college’s strategic goals
  • Maintains a climate that encourages the development and retention of competent personnel, a high level of morale, and the pursuit of excellence 
  • Supervises, evaluates, and rallies deans and direct reports
  • Serves as official spokesperson and liaison to internal and external entities for Arts & Sciences and the Scott Northern Wake Campus
  • Facilitates communication and collaboration across division, campus, and college functions to avert organizational silos 
  • Maintains effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, colleagues, community leaders, and other institutions of higher learning
  • Oversees space allocation for campus constituents based upon usage data and strategic goals
  • Collaborates with the Campus Services Group in support of the effective operation of integrated campus services that include degree and non-degree education, early college, student services, business operations, information technology services, campus police department, facilities, and campus events
  • Communicates campus needs to the Campus Services Group to ensure that resources are planned for, acquired, properly implemented, secured, and maintained
  • Collaborates with Communications & Marketing to promote campus and community awareness of campus programs, services, and events
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and accrediting body standards and regulations for assigned academic programs; including the North Carolina Comprehensive Articulation Agreement
  • Supports grant-funded opportunities as they relate to campus or assigned academic program improvement or growth
  • Participates in planning, design, and occupancy of new and renovated campus buildings


  • Proven ability to create an organizational culture that is responsive to student needs
  • Fluency with data and analytics to identify leading indicators of student success 
  • Knowledge of technology as it applies to instructional and student support
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current student development theory
  • Demonstrated knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion best practices
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of career and technical education and workforce continuing education and their roles in upward economic mobility
  • Ability to manage a large, complex campus, as well as lead organizational change
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member with all segments of the college
  • Excellent listening, written, oral communication, and organizational skills
  • Sound judgment, strong leadership, impeccable integrity, and a strong work ethic

Job Post Contact

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