Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
The University of Missouri – Columbia (Mizzou), the flagship, land-grant, comprehensive research university of the University of Missouri System, seeks an Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (Provost). Reporting directly to the chancellor, the Provost is Mizzou's chief academic officer and will work closely with the vice chancellors, vice provosts, deans, unit leaders, staff, the Faculty Council, and others to advance academic and strategic initiatives and allocate funds to move those priorities forward.
Founded in 1839, the University of Missouri – Columbia is a Research 1 university and one of only 34 public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). The state's largest university, Mizzou offers more than 300 degrees and certificates to nearly 31,000 students and employs more than 13,000 people including 2,000 faculty. Mizzou's College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources and College of Veterinary Medicine are essential pillars of rural and agricultural Missouri, while its full range of professional schools and arts and science, medicine, business, law, and engineering programs are vital to the prosperity of the entire state. The University contains a robust, successful clinical and research medical enterprise, MU Health Care, the leading health care provider in Mid-Missouri, whose operations total over $1 billion. Mizzou also maintains the state's Extension Program, providing faculty in all 114 Missouri counties with access to the University's resources and expertise. The University has an annual budget of over $2.3 billion and totaled $251 million in research expenditures in FY17.
In the next executive vice chancellor and provost, Mizzou seeks a distinguished academic leader with a strong inclination towards partnership along with a track record of vision and leadership, superb communication skills, a decisive management style, the proven capacity for innovation, and a deep commitment to Mizzou's land-grant mission. S/he will also possess: an earned doctorate or equivalent; an outstanding record in research and education commensurate with the appointment to the rank of full professor with tenure; excellence in academic and administrative leadership at the level of dean, provost, and/or other senior administrative position of a major university; a proven commitment to diversity; and the ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, students, staff, alumni, and other constituencies.
The executive search firm of Isaacson, Miller has been retained to assist with the search. All inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed to:
John Isaacson, Monroe Moseley, Micah Pierce, and Sarah Hadjian Isaacson, Miller www.imsearch.com/6490 Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged.
The University of Missouri System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.