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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Institution: Southern Utah University
Location: Utah, United States
Category: Executive - Academic Vice President and Provost
Posted: 12/13/2019
Application Due: 00/00/0000
Type: Fulltime

Job Description


The Provost is responsible for the academic operations of the University, including all areas that affect academic programs, faculty appointments, tenure and promotions, scholarly and creative efforts, service, and building upon the positive learning environment. The Provost plays a key role in strategic planning, allocation of budgetary resources, student success, and the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion across campus. The specific interests, education, and experience, of each individual candidate will be considered during the selection process to modify or augment the specific duties and responsibilities listed herein.

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General Duties & Responsibilities


The Provost:

  • Serves as a member of the President's Cabinet, University Council, and other University policy and administrative bodies.

  • Develops, administers, and promotes the academic programs and academic support functions of the University.

  • Recommends to the President appointments, reviews, and promotions of the University's academic personnel, including: the recruitment of faculty; the development, tenure, and promotion of faculty; University assessment and accreditation; and issues related to faculty morale.

  • Coordinates and promotes academic proposals, changes, reviews, and other academic matters to the Board of Trustees, the Board of Regents, and other institutions or groups.

  • Coordinates' the University colleges/schools, Library, Continuing Education, academic support offices, and other academic activities.

  • Coordinates educational policies and academic planning functions.

  • Supports student success initiatives.

  • Provides pertinent academic guidance and input on physical facilities planning and utilization.

  • Serves as Chair of the Dean's Council and as Chief Executive Officer of the University in the absence of or upon delegation by the President.

Required Qualifications

  1. An earned doctorate or terminal degree.

  2. Administrative experience at the dean level or above.

  3. Demonstrated leadership ability and communication skills.

  4. Demonstrated organizational and management skills.

  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people.

  6. Demonstrated success in teaching and scholarship at the college or university level.

  7. Honesty, integrity, reliability, courtesy and respect for others, consistency, and related positive character traits.

  8. Commitment to the academic and educational goals included in the University philosophy, planning, and mission statements.

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Salary or Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Posting Number: S1600491

EEO Statement

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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