The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice Provost—Global Affairs (VP-GA).
The mission of the Vice Provost—Global Affairs (VP-GA) is to provide leadership for the university’s endeavors internationally. This will include supporting and enhancing opportunities for international students (undergraduate and graduate), post-doctoral fellows, faculty, staff, and visiting scholars on our campus as well as students, staff, and faculty as they study and work abroad. The VP-GA will also coordinate and facilitate research and educational partnerships with international universities, research institutions around the world, governments, non-profit and non-governmental organizations at the institutional level. S/he will develop and implement a global UC Davis strategy for international engagement.
The successful candidate for this position will have a clear and compelling vision for the development and implementation of UC Davis’ international engagement strategy. They will also have outstanding administrative leadership and management skills with a demonstrated record of success in a large and multifaceted organization. The successful candidate will be an able and experienced manager and leader capable of motivating diverse teams of employees with the skills and talent to develop and execute plans to enhance the overall success of international education and engagement.
The University of California, Davis is one of the nation's top public research universities and an integral part of the world's pre-eminent public university system, the University of California. UC Davis is a highly selective, research-intensive institution of approximately 34,000 students, including more than 7,500 graduate and professional students. Its physical presence extends from main campuses in Davis—a unique college town where close relationships between the campus and the local community are valued—and Sacramento—the state capital—to centers stretching from Bodega Bay to Lake Tahoe, the Central Valley, and up and down the California coast.
Few institutions match the comprehensive excellence of UC Davis, which includes four colleges—the College of Biological Sciences, the College of Engineering, the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and the College of Letters and Science—and six professional schools—the School of Veterinary Medicine, the School of Medicine, the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Management, the School of Law, and the School of Education. The University of California, Davis Health System—which includes the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing—serves 6 million residents in 33 counties and is centered in the UC Davis Sacramento campus. It includes a NCI-designated cancer center and the MIND Institute for neurodevelopmental disorders. UC Davis consistently ranks in top spots among public research institutions. These rankings reflect the campus’s academic strengths, a strong heritage of international engagement and a commitment to teaching, research, and public service.
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting the University in the search. Applications and nominations are being accepted. Screening of applications will continue until an appointment is made and applications are encouraged to be submitted by March 1, 2014. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate’s experience and skills match the position requirements and a résumé. Individuals wishing to nominate a candidate should include the name, position, address and telephone number of the nominee.
Inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed to:
Jan Greenwood or Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
For more information about UC Davis, please visit http://www.ucdavis.edu/
The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.