Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Ref: 3652

SUNY Korea

Songdo, Korea

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Role Managed by:

Jason Sze

Research Associate

t: +61 2 8354 4003


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with seniority

Closing Date: 03/10/2018

SUNY KOREA, Appointment of Provost/ Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

SUNY is the largest comprehensive public university system in the United States. It was established in 1948 and consists of 64 universities located within the State of New York. 
SUNY Korea was established in March 2012 as the first American university founded in Korea’s only smart city, Songdo. The setting is exceptional for a university that aspires to be a hub for global education, research and innovation. The SUNY Korea campus is located within a 3.5 hours flying time to cities and regions that include 1/3 of the world’s population; its surroundings are designed to allow higher education institutions, government agencies, global corporations and international organisations to create enhanced synergy.

SUNY Korea is now seeking to appoint a new Provost and Senior Vice-President for Academic Affairs. This is an excellent opportunity to advance the university’s profile and standing by growing our portfolio of inspiring academic programs in research and education. Candidates will have an established record of fine scholarship, a demonstrated capacity for successful academic administration working collaboratively with various campus constituencies; a strong sense of academic entrepreneurship, innovation and vision; experience in facilitating quality teaching; and an unwavering sense of ethics and commitment to the importance of consultation and integrity in the handling of all academic matters. Understanding of Korean and American cultures is desirable. 

For further information and initial enquiries please contact Jason sze at the executive search firm Perrett Laver on +61 (0)2 8354 4003  or via For more information and to submit your application please visit the Perrett Laver website at  quoting reference 3652.

The deadline for applications is midnight KST on Wednesday 3rd October 2018