The Kansas Board of Regents invites applicants to fill the position of Director for Academic Affairs. The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges).

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Director for Academic Affairs is responsible for working collaboratively to evaluate and develop academic policies/procedures and to lead new and current strategic initiatives for the Kansas higher education system.  The director is also responsible for such activities as:  processing curriculum proposals; grant administration; coordinating annual and biannual reports; and ensuring compliance with state statutes and Board policy. 

The successful candidate will have a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution; minimum of three years of relevant experience in higher education; strong analytic, organizational, and interpersonal skills; and excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Please see the complete position description for additional information, which can be located at the following web address:


Salary range is $70,000 to $75,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to 561HR@ksbor.org, preferably as MS Word or PDF attachments. Hard copies can be submitted to the Human Resources Office, Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, Kansas 66612-1368.

Screening of applications will begin Monday, August 29, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have consented to, and successfully completed a criminal background check. The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

Position No. K0045524


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