Vice President for Academic Affairs - Provost

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Boston, Massachusetts
Mar 08, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Vice President for Academic Affairs—Provost Search

MCPHS University (Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences) invites candidates for the position of vice president for academic affairs - provost. The University seeks an experienced, visionary and collaborative leader who has a demonstrated commitment to teaching, learning, and student success.  This individual will be a sound manager and innovative thinker with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; flexible and inter-culturally competent; a leader who fosters relationship building, community, and collaboration.

The provost reports to the president and works in collaboration with the senior team to provide vision, leadership and sound operational management across all MCPHS schools, programs and campuses.  This individual will oversee and align academic and budgetary policy and priorities, ensure the quality of the faculty and student body and maintain the educational excellence of the institution. The university’s next provost will have a terminal degree from an accredited institution.  Experience with healthcare education is preferred but not required.

MCPHS is a dynamic, innovative university which has built an array of highly attractive health care programs while maintaining a strong financial position.  With a main campus in Boston, and two other campuses in Worcester, MA and Manchester, NH, as well as an extensive online program portfolio, this highly diverse teaching university prepares students for successful careers in healthcare through excellence in teaching, scholarship, research, professional service, and community engagement.  The University is committed to preparing competent, caring, ethical professionals and scientists to meet the needs of the healthcare profession.

Student success is a point of pride at MCPHS.  82% of MCPHS students return after their first year (20% higher than the national average); 74% of students graduate in 6 years (national average: 42%).  MCPHS students have access to the most sought-after internships, clinical placements and research opportunities in the region. Students receive real-world experience at the leading hospitals in Boston, western Massachusetts and New Hampshire, including the #1 ranked pediatric hospital in the country and New England’s most comprehensive cancer treatment center.  MCPHS students rank among the top alumni earners in the nation, and the University is ranked #1 by the Wall Street Journal/Times College Rankings for the earning power of its graduates.

Click here for the complete Leadership Prospectus or go to Dr. Katherine Haley (603.748.4399) and Dr. Tom Horgan (603.568.8237) are assisting with the search and welcome nominations and inquiries at  To apply, go to: For best consideration, submit credentials by April 24, 2018.


Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment.  MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.

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