Provost, Medical Education Campus, Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Community College
Springfield, Virginia
May 18, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Provosts, Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Community College

Located close to the nation's capital, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is Virginia's largest institution of higher education and one of America's largest community colleges. Enrolling nearly 75,000 students in 2016-17 on its six campuses, NOVA serves the higher and postsecondary educational needs of students from over 180 nations enrolled in more than 100 degree and certificate programs. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College committed to student success, NOVA meets the educational and training needs of the region with excellent and affordable courses and programs that are offered by an inspired and inspiring faculty.

The Medical Education Campus (MEC) is a technologically sophisticated, specialized campus dedicated to the education and preparation of nursing and allied health professionals with a strong commitment to workforce development and continuing education. Known as the first specialized community college campus in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Medical Education Campus meets the needs of college students interested in the health care profession and offers courses to high school students and current health care providers seeking to expand their knowledge. The Medical Education Campus serves more than 3,500 students annually in 10 health-related programs and features state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, dental clinics and a clinical practice site for nursing and allied health students. It offers students intimate class sizes and increased personal attention. To learn more about NOVA’s Medical Education Campus please visit

NOVA invites applications for the position of Provost of its Medical Education Campus. This position reports to the President of the College and is a member of the NOVA Administrative Council. The Provost serves as the chief administrative officer of the campus and coordinates all campus planning, development, budget preparation, and policy matters. Additionally, the Provost serves as the chief academic officer of the campus and provides general supervision of the student services function at the campus. The Provost directly supervises campus staff including the Dean of Nursing and Clinical Services, the Dean of Allied Health, the Dean of Students, the Dean of Learning and Technology Resources and IT, and the Director of Campus Operations.

The new Provost will be a dedicated educator and a passionate advocate of the community college mission, with a demonstrated record of academic, executive, and administrative leadership as well as experience in building and effectively managing strong programs in nursing and allied health professions as well as student services focused upon student access and success. The Medical Education Campus seeks a capable leader who demonstrates a commitment to community engagement and building partnerships, excellence in teaching, and working in and fostering a diverse, multicultural, and international community. The successful candidate will be skilled in management, budgeting, and operational procedures as well as able to lead the effective use of information technology for administrative and instructional purposes. The successful candidate will be an effective communicator and team player with a collaborative leadership style and will be an active participant in daily campus activities. An earned doctorate is required.

Northern Virginia Community College is an integral part of a region that is rich in history and tradition yet situated at the global crossroads of the information technology economy and an important center of biotechnology and biomedical facilities. With excellent public schools and extensive cultural amenities, the region boasts an enviable quality of life.

Application: Please submit only a letter of application and résumé/CV to Please do not submit references at this time, as they will not be retained. For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please call Amanda O’Donnell, Search Manager, at 800-992-9277. For guaranteed, full consideration, please submit materials by September 5, 2017. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

It is the policy of Northern Virginia Community College and the Virginia Community College System to maintain and promote equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified persons with disabilities.

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