Provost for Information and Engineering Technologies

Northern Virginia Community College
Northern Virginia
Feb 07, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Community College

Located near the nation's capital, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is Virginia's largest institution of public higher education and one of the nation'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 125 nations enrolled in more than 100 degree and certificate programs. A recognized technology education leader, NOVA produces more IT graduates than any community college in the nation and awards more undergraduate IT credentials than any college or university in the DC/Maryland/Virginia region. NOVA is home to one of the largest and fastest growing cybersecurity programs in the U.S. and has recently been recognized as one of the nation’s most digital community colleges.


NOVA invites applications for the position of Provost for Information and Engineering Technologies. The Provost will assume a leadership role to position NOVA as the leading information technology community college in the nation as called for in the College’s recently approved strategic plan. The Provost will be a dedicated leader with a strong understanding and appreciation of the community college role and mission, great understanding of current and emerging technology trends and associated education and skill requirements, and a demonstrated record of effective leadership.


NOVA seeks a capable leader who demonstrates a commitment to, and excitement for, community engagement and establishing external partnerships; excellence in teaching; and building strong, collaborative relationships with the Vice President for Workforce Development and the Provosts on each of NOVA’s five comprehensive campuses. The successful candidate will be skilled in management and budgeting, an effective communicator, and a team player with a collaborative leadership style. An earned doctorate is required.


This position reports to the President and is a member of the NOVA Administrative Council. The Provost is responsible for all academic activities related to curriculum, teaching, outreach, and fiscal management of the information technology and engineering technology degree programs across all the campuses of NOVA. The Provost supervises the Dean of Information and Engineering Technologies and other staff.


Northern Virginia Community College is an integral part of a region that is rich in history and tradition, and supports one of the highest concentrations of information technology jobs in the nation. 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 [email protected] 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 March 15, 2018. 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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