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Assistant Chief Academic Officer

The Office of Academic Affairs is seeking a full-time Assistant Chief Academic Officer to support the Chief Academic Officer in giving leadership to the Academic Development of the College.  Specifically, the Assistant CAO will:

  • Oversee the development and implementation of all academic programs, including the remaining transition of all non-traditional AGE programs into the 8-week model.
  • Serve as Director of the Program Development Committee and the Academic Implementation Committee.
  • Give leadership to all online activity, including coordination of traditional undergraduate online course offerings to ensure opportunities align with Vision 2030.
  • Oversee the following academic support units: Registration, Learning Assistance Center, Library, Information Technology, and Career Development.
  • Oversee the Office of International Engagement.
  • Oversee Institutional Research and Assessment.
  • Provide academic leadership for the Roberts Educational Opportunity Program (REOP).
  • Provide overall leadership in the evaluation of faculty.
  • Assist the CAO in developing and monitoring academic budgets.
  • Assist the CAO in addressing and helping to address academic challenges that emerge.
  • Facilitate New Faculty Orientation activities.
  • Serve as a member of the Academic Cabinet.
  • Complete other projects as assigned.

Roberts Wesleyan College is a comprehensive, Christian college of the liberal arts, sciences, and professions serving approximately 1800 traditional and nontraditional students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The College is committed to integrating a Christian worldview with learning in order to prepare thoughtful, spiritually mature, service-oriented people who will help transform society.  The College believes that all people are created in the image of God. Therefore, the College values and affirms human diversity and is committed to providing a supportive environment that promotes awareness of, sensitivity to, and appreciation of human diversity. Roberts has more than 60 undergraduate programs/majors, including 6 different adult-degree completion programs, 14 graduate programs, and 12 online programs; the College launched its first doctoral program in 2016.

Required qualifications: a doctorate preferred, with a minimum of five years in higher education, significant teaching experience, and at least three years of administrative supervisory experience.  Also required are excellent written and oral communication skills, strong partnering and relationship-building skills, commitment to the integration of intellectual humility into academic offerings and practice, and commitment to the principles of diversity and equity. Racially or ethnically minoritized candidates are especially encouraged to apply as well as persons from other historically underrepresented groups.

Application Process:
Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a completed Application for RWC Faculty Employment (download at to:

Samantha Monaghan
Operations Manager, Office of Academic Affairs
Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624 

For further information, contact Samantha Monaghan via e-mail:

Roberts Wesleyan College complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws and is committed to the enhancement of human dignity and workplace diversity.