Appointment of Vice Provost for Academic Innovation and Faculty Affairs

Ref: 3868

Stevens Institute of Technology

Hoboken, NJ

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Erik Jackson

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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with Experience

Closing Date:

Formal Interview Date: Spring 2019 TBC

Stevens Institute of Technology (3868)  | Appointment of Vice Provost for Academic Innovation and Faculty Affairs

Stevens Institute of Technology is one of the oldest and most prestigious technological research universities in the United States. Our beautiful campus sits along the Hudson River in a “college town” that overlooks Manhattan. For nearly 150 years, we have developed a reputation as a higher education institution marked by excellent research, innovative and rigorous teaching, strong industry engagement, and exceptional opportunities for our graduates. Our mission is to inspire, nurture and educate leaders in tomorrow’s technology-centric environment while contributing to the solution of the most challenging problems of our time. Our university is a hidden gem in a phase of growth and it is an exciting time to be a part of the Stevens community.

We are looking for a new Vice Provost for Academic Innovation and Faculty Affairs to provide innovation in teaching, learning, and curricula; leadership and enhancement of the academic undergraduate experience and management of faculty affairs. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice Provost will advise the Provost on a wide range of issues related to undergraduate education, academic innovation and faculty affairs. In carrying out these responsibilities, the Vice Provost will collaborate closely with stakeholders across campus to ensure that excellence, fairness and equity are maintained across all undergraduate and faculty affairs-related matters. This newly-created position aims at connecting the needs of students and faculty.

The successful candidate is expected to be an accomplished faculty scholar with substantial administrative and academic leadership experience at research universities. They possess the capacity to drive meaningful change by ensuring efficient and effective systems and processes to support our excellent undergraduate students and faculty. They have a demonstrated commitment to, and involvement with, undergraduate education and faculty affairs and the aptitude to be an innovative, visionary and pragmatic leader. They also have a general knowledge of the wide range of disciplines, interests and constituencies at Stevens, with a demonstrated commitment to shared governance and diversity.

 

How to apply

Stevens is partnering with the executive search firm Perrett Laver on this search. Inquiries should be emailed to Benjamin Crase at Benjamin.Crase@perrettlaver.com quoting reference 3868.

A complete application must include a letter of interest and a current CV, which will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. All correspondence will be held in strict confidence. Applications are due January 14th at 12 PM EST.

The anticipated start date is Summer 2019.

 

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