Assistant/Associate Provost, Faculty Affairs, Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University & Jefferson Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Jun 21, 2024
Jun 27, 2024
Role Type
Full Time
Work Mode
Employment Type
Organization Type
Academic, Hospital / Health System

The Assistant/Associate Provost is responsible for the college specific implementation of University policies, initiatives and processes related to faculty affairs, faculty development, and faculty engagement within the Colleges and Schools assigned to the Assistant/Associate Provost. In collaboration with the College and School Deans and the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs. The Assistant/Associate Provost monitors the implementation of strategies, policies and services in the areas of faculty search and selection, hiring, credentialing, contracts, faculty appointments/promotion/tenure, faculty records, compensation, faculty advocacy, conflict resolution, performance review, awards and recognition, and assessment of faculty satisfaction.

  • Implements and oversees compliance with faculty affairs policies within the colleges, including compliance with the faculty search and selection policy
  • Ensures that faculty contracts and faculty compensation within the colleges aligns with faculty affairs practices and guidelines
  • Coordinate with the Colleges in the development, implementation, revision, and communication/education of faculty appointment and promotion guidelines and processes
  • Assist the Office of Faculty Records in the production and maintenance of faculty appointment/promotion reports for the University Board of Trustees and in the maintenance of accurate faculty records
  • Oversee and ensure compliance with the university processes for annual performance review of the faculty within the colleges and schools
  • Oversee the development and production of faculty data reports, as requested
  • Proactively seek to support the Deans in providing a working environment that promotes the welfare and engagement of the faculty and encourages mentoring, professional advancement and development
  • Coordinate with the Faculty Ombudsperson and appropriate individual(s) within the Colleges to reach an informal resolution of faculty-related conflicts
  • Coordinate with the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and the Deans in the administration and analysis of methods that measure and assess faculty satisfaction; make recommendations to address the faculty s needs and concerns as appropriate
  • Participate in the planning, implementation and evaluation of the University s New Faculty Orientation program, including, as appropriate, coordinate with key personnel in the development/revision of pre-orientation materials
  • Assist as necessary in the support of institutional faculty development programs and other faculty development initiatives
  • Compile and prepare a variety of faculty data required for preparation of institutional reports and facilitate responses to external surveys (e.g., Annual Middle States Institutional Profile Survey; Annual Institutional Data Profile of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, Faculty Satisfaction Surveys, such as the AAMC Faculty Forward Engagement Survey)
  • Coordinate responses from Schools to compile, edit, and write periodic TJU accreditation reports to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, e.g., Self-Study, Progress Report, and/or Periodic Review Report

Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.


Master s degree required.


At least 3 years experience in Faculty Affairs required.

Interested candidates should submit on-line application/CV; Job ID #

Jefferson includes Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, a dynamic university and health system with broad reach across the Delaware Valley. Jefferson is the second largest employer in Philadelphia and the largest health system in Philadelphia based on total licensed beds.

Through the merger of Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University in 2017, our University includes ten colleges and four schools. We are an NCAA Division II university and an R2 national doctoral university offering undergraduate and graduate-level programs that provide students with a forward-thinking education in architecture, business, design, engineering, fashion and textiles, health, medicine and social science.

Jefferson Health, the clinical arm of Thomas Jefferson University, has grown from a three-hospital academic health center in 2015, to an 18-hospital health system through mergers and combinations that include hospitals at Abington Health, Aria Health, Kennedy Health, Magee Rehabilitation and Einstein Healthcare Network. We have over 50 outpatient and urgent care centers; ten Magnet -designated hospitals (recognized by the ANCC for nursing excellence); the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center (one of only 70 in the country and one of only two in the region); and one of the largest faculty-based telehealth networks in the country. In 2021, Jefferson Health became the sole owner of HealthPartners Plan, a not-for-profit health maintenance organization in Southeastern Pennsylvania. We are the first health system regionally to create an aligned payer-provider partnership.

Jefferson s mission, vision and values create an organization that attracts the best and the brightest students, faculty, staff, and healthcare professionals, as well as the most visionary leaders to drive exceptional results.
  • OUR MISSION: We improve lives.
  • OUR VISION: Reimagining health, education and discovery to create unparalleled value
  • OUR VALUES: Put People First, Be Bold & Think Differently and Do the Right Thing

As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.