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Associate Provost for Mental Health and Wellbeing

Company: Lesley University
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Associate Provost for Mental Health and WellbeingThe OpportunityLesley University seeks a qualified candidate to fill the position of Associate Provost of Mental Health and Wellbeing on a full-time, twelve-month basis. Reporting directly to the Vice Provost of Mental Health and Wellbeing, the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in planning, organizing, and managing the administration of programs within the Mental Health and Wellbeing domain.The Associate Provost will provide guidance and leadership to faculty members, fostering a cohesive and collaborative environment to achieve the university's strategic goals. Collaborating closely with the Vice Provost and other administrators, the incumbent will actively promote and implement university policies and procedures, advocating for the programs' interests and needs within the framework of the Vice Provost's office.This position is integral to the academic leadership team, ensuring that academic programs not only meet high standards of quality but are also compelling in the marketplace and financially sustainable. The Associate Provost will contribute significantly to Lesley University's commitment to mental health and wellbeing, playing a key role in shaping and advancing these critical programs within the institution.Qualities and Capabilities

  • Ph.D. in a discipline represented among the Mental Health and Wellbeing graduate programs. (Expressive Therapies, Counseling Psychology, or related fields)
  • Licensure and practice in Mental Health Counseling required.
  • Excellent leadership, management, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in academic administration, and a demonstrated ability to work with faculty members and administrative colleagues in an academic leadership role.
  • Evidence of creativity in supporting and developing academic programs and an understanding of the interplay between academic and institutional priorities, resource requirements, and budget planning.
  • Skills to measure and analyze data in support of program and policy recommendations.
  • Graduate teaching and advising experience.
  • Knowledge of relevant state Massachusetts and national professional licensure/certification requirements and processes will be an asset. Why LesleyLocated in the heart of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Lesley University is highly regarded for its graduate and undergraduate programs in the human arts of education, the arts, and applied social sciences. Lesley fosters a highly creative environment in which innovative ideas thrive, theory is integrated with practice and its 6,400 students and 90,000 alumni are empowered to improve and enrich communities.We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer significant paid time off, a generous retirement plan, and tuition programs that enable employees and their dependents to expand their knowledge and skills.Lesley is committed to the ongoing pursuit of strategic diversity initiatives that help to position diversity, equity, and inclusion as fundamental to institutional and academic excellence at Lesley. In doing so, Lesley strives for a campus culture and community that fosters a true sense of belonging for all, provides opportunity for everyone to participate equally and fully in the Lesley experience, and helps to develop each individual's capacity to confidently and competently engage within and across difference. Given an evolving national context and the rapid change in the demographic profile of our country, the University has made a significant commitment to addressing and enhancing its campus climate and diversity capabilities as an institution.Expressing InterestA letter of interest, CV/resume, and a statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through teaching, professional activity, and/or service must be included for full consideration.At Lesley University we strive for a supportive and equitable environment where people -- regardless of race, physical ability, age, neurodiversity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and other protected personal identities -- can participate equally and fully as their true selves in all aspects of university life. We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the fabric of our institution.PI61c8d57d0604-31181-33911876

Keywords: Lesley University, Cambridge , Associate Provost for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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