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CAMPUS PRESIDENT

West Virginia University invites nominations and applications for the position of Campus President of West Virginia University Institute of Technology (WVU Tech). WVU Tech is part of the WVU system of campuses. Reporting to Maryanne Reed, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs of West Virginia University, the Campus President serves as the chief executive officer for WVU Tech and assumes responsibility and provides overall leadership and direction for all aspects of campus administration and this position provides academic leadership, strategic planning, personnel development and management, and budget development for the campus.

WVU Tech serves more than 1,600 students representing more than 25 states and 30 countries. It was founded in 1895 as the Montgomery Preparatory School and has a rich history of academic excellence. WVU Tech is governed by the West Virginia University Board of Governors and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. As a division of West Virginia University, WVU Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Nine programs in the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences are ABET accredited while the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education specifically accredits the school’s nursing programs. WVU Tech consists of the College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, the Leonard C. Nelson College of Engineering and Sciences, and a branch of the WVU School of Nursing. The university offers more than 30 academic programs. With an average class size of 17 students, classes provide students with personalized attention in a supportive environment. For information about all the academic programs, visit wvutech.edu.

The West Virginia University System is a family of distinctive campuses united by a single mission: to provide a quality and affordable education. The campuses are located in Morgantown, Keyser, and Beckley. Between the three campuses, West Virginia University enrolls more than 30,000 students a year. The ideal candidate will have a terminal degree in a relevant field; significant progressively responsible experience in program development, marketing, budget, personnel supervision; and experience as a faculty member. The successful candidate will be someone who can develop new initiatives to enhance WVU Tech’s vision to become a nationally recognized and preeminent regional undergraduate STEM teaching institution with well-balanced curricula across diverse academic disciplines.

HOW TO APPLY

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting West Virginia University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. For a full application package please provide a cover letter, CV, and list of five references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. The priority date for initial screening of candidates is July 25, 2022.

Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

 

Jan Greenwood, Co-Founder, Greenwood Asher & Associates and

Vice President & Managing Partner, Kelly

Julie Holley, Senior Executive Search Consultant

[email protected]

[email protected]

 

For more information about WVU Tech, please visit: wvutech.edu

 

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

Organization

West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the people of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, Montgomery as well as Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. On all campuses, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.WVU main campus

Pioneering. Like the resourceful people who first settled West Virginia's hills, we find creative solutions and blaze trails to new discoveries.

Passionate. It's often said that our fans bleed gold and blue, but that die-hard passion isn't confined to sports. Whether it's academics, athletics, or community service, we are known for our unwavering enthusiasm and school spirit.

Innovative. From protecting the soil beneath our feet to the search for millisecond pulsars in deep space, our faculty, students, and alumni pursue innovation everywhere.

Tireless. Mountaineers never back down from a challenge, no matter how insurmountable it may seem. We don't mind being the underdog. In fact, we rather like it.

Caring. Serving the state of West Virginia - and the world - is at the core of our mission. The benefits of WVU Extension, healthcare, and service programs are seen in every county in the state.

wvu student studyingMission

As a land-grant institution in the 21st century, West Virginia University will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world.

Vision

By 2020, West Virginia University will attain national research prominence, thereby enhancing educational achievement, global engagement, diversity, and the vitality and well-being of the people of West Virginia.WVU

1. Engage undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in a challenging academic environment.

2. Excel in research, creative activity, and innovation in all disciplines.

3. Foster diversity and an inclusive culture.

4. Advanced international activity and global engagement.

5. Enhance the well-being and the quality of life of the people of West Virginia.

 

Location

Morgantown, WV., population 31,073, rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life and also rated one of the "Best Cities for Jobs" by MSN Careers. Within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. Other recent rankings: “Safe Communities' accreditation” by National Safety Council; #18 “Best College Towns in America” by American Institute for Economic Research; one of “50 Best Small College Towns in America” by College Values Online; #24 “50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever” by CollegeRanker.

Academics

WVU has a growing reputation on the national scene and is one of only 115 institutions to receive the R1 designation from among the nation’s over 4,500 higher education institutions. Recent research highlights include proving Einstein correct by helping with the detection of gravitational waves; discovering elevated levels of diesel emissions from Volkswagen vehicles; and receiving NSF funding to create a Physics Frontiers Center using the nearby Green Bank Telescope.

WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships – 24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 42 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, 5 Morris K. Udall Scholars, 5 USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), 15 Boren Scholars, 36 Gilman Scholars, 46 Fulbright Scholars, 25 Critical Language Scholars, 4 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships and one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar.WVU main campus

WVU encompasses 14 colleges and schools offering 212 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs in the arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; engineering and mineral resources; human resources and education; journalism; law; agriculture, natural resources and design; dentistry; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; public health.

Dual Career

West Virginia University understands that meeting the needs of today’s professional couples is a critical factor in recruiting and retaining faculty and staff. Many prospective and newly hired faculty and staff candidates at WVU have spouses/partners who are also pursuing employment in the surrounding community. The Dual Career Program strives to provide a high level of support to couples and their families as they consider faculty and staff appointment opportunities at WVU.

  • Attract and retain first-rate dual career couples to West Virginia University and Morgantown, WV
  • Enrich WVU’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and talent retention
  • Provide customized assistance and support to faculty and staff spouses/partners (and the spouses/partners of key retention positions) in their job search efforts
  • Deliver tailored information and resources towards relocating into the Morgantown community
  • Engage employers of Monongalia County and the surrounding area to build networking and employment opportunities for our Dual Career clients

Visit WVU Jobs to apply.

 

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