Associate Provost for Administration and Finance

Hoboken, NJ
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

The Office of the Provost seeks a senior administrator to provide high-level support to enable the efficient performance of the official duties of the Provost, and to manage the administrative and financial operations of the Office of the Provost and the Division of Academic Affairs.

The Associate Provost will provide support to the Provost to oversee and ensure progress on a variety of ongoing operations and special projects and priorities including, but not limited to resource allocation/budgeting, human resources, administration and management, communications, and monitoring progress on strategic goals of the academic enterprise.

Reporting directly to the Provost and operating as part of a collaborative team, the Associate Provost will provide leadership and manage the Office of the Provost to ensure high standards of excellence and responsiveness, operating with a high level of professionalism, accuracy, attention to detail, and integrity. He/she will coordinate responsibilities of the Provost Office with other offices across the University and will act as a liaison with academic and administrative leaders and faculty groups including governance bodies. He/she will research and analyze policy and operational issues, develop recommendations, draft routine and special reports and studies, and coordinate and implement policy decisions. He/she will lead academic budget planning and management; recommend to the Provost annual and long-range spending plans for the academic division that support the mission of the university; supervise allocation processes for funds to academic and other divisional units; work with the deans on planning school and college expenditures; work closely with the office of the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President for Finance in budget planning. He/she will represent the Provost on internal administrative matters and will serve as a point of contact with external constituencies.

The position requires:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, public policy, science, engineering, education or related field
  • Master's degree or PhD in a related field (preferred but not required)
  • Minimum of 10 years of academic and/or administrative (preferably, a combination) experience;
  • excellent project management and organizational skills;
  • exemplary communications skills and writing ability;
  • ability to work effectively with varied constituencies;
  • demonstrated successes in programmatic, budgetary, and personnel management;
  • understanding of the university's academic enterprise and administrative operations
  • strong organizational acumen
  • strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • confidence to act independently, as a team member, or as a team leader as circumstances dictate
  • accuracy and attention to detail;
  • sound judgment and discretion


General Submission Guidelines:

In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.

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EEO Statement:

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.


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