Groth served as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education for the Bloomington campus from 2013 to 2020, and again from 2022-2023. As Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and is directly responsible for unit leadership for a broad range of institution programs and offices, including University Division and the Career Development Center, both of which advance academic advising and career coaching for over 6,000 beginning students each year; the Advance College Project, which has implemented college coursework in more than half of all Indiana high schools; the Wells Scholars Program; the Hutton Honors College; the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (in partnership with UITS); the Service Learning Program; and the Office of National Scholarships and Awards.
He has also been responsible for campus accreditation, curricular procedures and interaction with the Indiana Commission on Higher Education, and administering the campus-wide general education curriculum. He established the Center for Learning Analytics and Student Success (CLASS), which engages faculty across campus in fundamental data research on factors leading to student success in college, accreditation, academic and career advising for first-year students.
From March 2020 through June 2022, Groth served as the interim dean of the Luddy School. Groth was no stranger to the school, as he was the associate dean for undergraduate studies for the then School of Informatics from 2008 to 2013, where he was responsible for curricular programs, student services, advising, academic operations, and career services.