Associate Provost & Dean of the Miami Univ Regional Campuses, College of Lib Arts & Applied Sciences

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Miami University Regionals invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Provost and Dean, Miami University Regionals, College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science.

The two regional campuses of Miami University: Hamilton; Middletown; the Voice of America Learning Center and the Greentree Health Sciences Academy (GHSA) in Middletown, are located in southwestern Ohio just 25-30 miles from the main campus in Oxford. They currently enroll more than 5,000 students in associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and certificate and continuing education programs. Students on the regional campuses enjoy low student/faculty ratios, high caliber teaching in state-of-the-art facilities, comprehensive support services, and the quality of a Miami education combined with the convenience of regional campus locations. In addition the Miami Regionals offers over 200 online courses and six degree programs through its nationally recognized and accredited E-Campus that are designed to offer students the richness of a premier education and the flexibility of learning at the location of their choice. There are 96 tenured and tenure-track faculty on the regional campuses. Each year, approximately 500 regional campus students relocate to the main campus and an average of 55% of those students are awarded a bachelor’s degree. The regional campuses are increasingly important educational and cultural resources as well as a force for economic development in the cities of Middletown, Hamilton, and West Chester in Butler County.

Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and serving as a member of the Council of Academic Deans, the Associate Provost and Dean is responsible for the overall academic, administrative, and fiscal leadership of the two regional campuses, the Voice of America Learning Center, E-Campus, and the Greentree Health Sciences Academy (GHSA).

Miami University seeks a dynamic and passionate leader, an accomplished and committed educator, and a talented and creative administrator with experience at a similarly complex institution. S/he will demonstrate an exemplary leadership record and be committed to the mission of Miami University Regionals. Successful candidates must qualify for appointment at the rank of professor in a department on the Miami University Regionals.

The next Associate Provost and Dean must also possess:

  • Ability to manage a complex institutional budget and allocate resources effectively and efficiently;
  • Ability to create and develop partnerships with businesses, community organizations, and other outside agencies in a large and diverse geographic region;
  • Ability to serve as an effective fundraiser and persuasive communicator of the vision of the Miami University Regionals to both internal and external audiences
  • Deep understanding of the issues facing higher education both regionally and nationally;
  • Demonstrated and abiding commitment to diversity
  • Ability to understand and support the varied and evolving needs of a diverse student population;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Utmost personal and professional integrity.

Also desired in a successful candidate are:

  • Significant experience creating and managing innovative programs in support of faculty and staff excellence;
  • Experience creating and integrating different modes of educational delivery, including traditional and elearning.

Please send all nominations and inquiries to:

R. Thomas Fitch, Partner

Amanda Bennett, Senior Associate

[email protected]

Submit a cover letter and vita to  Screening of applicants will begin March 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. 

For more information, please visit the Miami University Regionals home page:

Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.




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Posted: 2/12/2018
Application Due: 4/13/2018
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