Open executive Job in Academic & University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (Provost’s Office)
Hunter College, the largest of the senior colleges in The City University of New York system
with an enrollment of approximately 23,000 including more than 6,000 graduate students, is a comprehensive institution, offering a wide
range of baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs in more than thirty academic departments and professional schools, as well as
participating in the Ph.D. program of The City University of New York.
Hunter College has long been a leader within its academic
mission, and a Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is sought with responsibility for academic leadership and ensuring academic
excellence; faculty recruitment, retention, and development; assessment of student learning; long-range academic development; program
planning and review; curricular innovation; research initiatives; and supervision of the graduate student enrollment management processes
and other vital centers, institutes and special programs of the College.
The Provost and Vice President reports to the President and
is the College’s chief academic officer, with responsibility for enhancing the overall academic life of the institution. The Deans of
Hunter’s Schools of Arts and Sciences, Education, Health Professions, Nursing, Social Work, and Urban Public Health report to the Vice
President. In addition, the Dean of the Libraries and Chief Librarian, Director of Research Administration, the Hunter College Campus
Schools, and other academic centers/institutes and related support services report to the Vice President.
Candidates must have a strong commitment to the goals of urban, public higher
education in a multi-cultural, multi-racial environment and have the scholarly accomplishments commensurate with the rank of a tenured full
Further criteria include: successful administrative and teaching experience at the collegiate level; experience with
funded research; an understanding of the strengths and limitations of new teaching and research technologies; demonstrated ability to work
effectively with faculty, students, and staff in fostering academic change and growth; a commitment to graduate and professional education
within the liberal arts context; willingness to plan and participate in the College’s on-going private fund-raising efforts; an appreciation
of the importance of a liberal arts education and the undergraduate missions; and knowledge and appreciation of the complexities facing a
comprehensive college in the 21st Century.
This position is in CUNY’s Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a
minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and eight years’ related experience.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with education and experience.
CUNY’s benefits contribute
significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of
health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off.
Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a
lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
Click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the application instructions. Please have your curriculum vitae/ resume and scholarly interest
or cover letter with names and contact information of three references available to attach into the application before you begin. Please
note that the required material must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format- and name
of file should not exceed ten (10) characters. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.
Position open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. For full
consideration, applicants should apply no later than October 31, 2017.
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans
are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally
protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Job ID: 17505
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