Assistant Provost for Academic Planning and Resource Management

Queens County, New York
Dec 10, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration, Provosts
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.


A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission.  As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community.  We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution.  As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world. 


Assistant Provost for Academic Planning and Resource Management  

Reports To:  Provost                                                                

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Provost, the Assistant Provost for Academic Planning and Resource Management oversees the Academic Sector's operating budget of approximately $200 million.  He/she provides leadership for academic planning, budgeting and space management while ensuring effective fiscal management, control, and alignment with the University's strategic priorities. 


  • Manage the academic sector's annual faculty/admin/staff hiring, budgeting and space plans, and subsequently coordinate, implement, and monitor approved plans with the Schools/Colleges, other academic units (Enrollment Management, Student Affairs, Global, Academic Support Services, Institutional Research, etc.), Office of Business Affairs, and the Office of Facilities Services.

  • Create strategies, planning tools, and analyses that assist and guide the University in decisions about resource allocation and new program development, including short-term, long-term and one-time initiatives.

  • Provide planning, fiscal and space management support to the Provost and academic units.

  • Oversee the Summer Sessions budget; coordinate marketing initiatives for Summer Sessions with the Office of Enrollment Management; and monitor fiscal outcomes for Summer Sessions.

  • Work with the Provost and the Deans to develop strategies and practices that enhance academic planning.

  • Oversee and coordinate with the Budget/Planning positions in each of the schools.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Graduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. Ph.D. preferred.

  • Minimum of ten years experience and five years at managerial level in a university setting.

  • Proven fiscal management and academic planning skills.

  • Strong leadership skills within the context of consultative management of diverse and competing interests is essential.

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Creative and analytical thinking are required.

  • Ability to work independently and on a team.


St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.

Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.

St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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