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Mount St. Joseph University
Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH, 452331670

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Job Location: Mount St. Joseph University - Cincinnati, OH

Position Type: Full Time


The Provost is the chief academic administrator of the University, responsible for academic programs, academic policy, curriculum, divisional budgets, and strategic planning; representing the University to external bodies; and academic planning. The Provost provides leadership, direction, coordination, and supervision for the following positions, groups, and offices:

  • Associate Provost for Academic Affairs;
  • Associate Provost for Academic Support;
  • Associate Provost for Campus Technology;
  • the academic schools and their respective Deans;
  • the Office of Institutional Research; and
  • the Academic Leadership Council and Faculty Salary Workload Advisory Committee.
  • The Provost also serves the following important roles:

    • ensures the integrity, security, and quality of campus technology services;
    • ensures the integrity and quality of data governance, reporting, and support services;
    • oversees development and implementation of academic strategic planning;
    • promotes collaboration and innovation within the academic affairs division and across campus;
    • works in close cooperation with Faculty Assembly and other faculty governance bodies;
    • supervises budgeting and allocation of resources among all units reporting to the Provost;
    • oversees faculty and academic staff recruitment, compensation, development, and retention;
    • provides advisory recommendations to the President on all academic appointments and tenure and promotion matters;
    • ensures educational quality, through a variety of mechanisms, including robust program and core curriculum assessments and regular academic program review;
    • supports institutional enrollment goals, through new program development, ensuring quality and distinctiveness of existing programs, and program-level recruiting;
    • supports institutional student retention efforts by ensuring the quality of academic advising, academic support services, and program-level retention strategies;
    • collaborates on academic and academic-support-related grant acquisition and implementation;
    • Acts as the HLC ALO, and manages all accreditation requirements and communications with HLC (Higher Learning Commission) and ODHE (Ohio Department of Higher Education);
    • communicates effectively with students, employees, and other stakeholders;
    • as key counsel to the President, serves as a liaison in resolving academic concerns and issues;
    • serves as primary University staff liaison to the Student Experience Committee of the Board of Trustees;
    • serve as chief administrative officer in the absence of the President, as requested;
    • provides overall day-to-day leadership with integrity, commitment, and concern for staff, faculty, administrators, and, above all, for the individual student and the student’s academic progress and success; and
    • performs other duties as requested by the President.
    Qualifications The Provost must possess the following qualifications.

    • An earned doctorate and a record of teaching excellence, service, and scholarship that qualifies for an appointment to the rank of a tenured professor.
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience in higher education, with at least five years in an academic administrative role.
    • Good verbal and communication skills and an ability to build relationships of trust and integrity at all levels of the institution.
    • Personnel and budget management, strategic planning, and program development experience.
    • Accreditation experience.

    Skills and Attributes

    The successful candidate must demonstrate the following skills and attributes.

    Customer Service:

    • Exhibit a "customer first" orientation in providing exceptional service in all responsibilities and interactions, demonstrating versatility in handling personnel and unique situations.
    • Adapt willingly and quickly to changing priorities and responsibilities.
    • Demonstrate a high-energy, enthusiastic approach to duties and a commitment to liberal arts education and the mission of Mount St. Joseph University.


    • Communicate, cooperate, and collaborate well with others, to achieve common University goals.
    • Willingly assist in various responsibilities, as appropriate, within the Office of the Provost and the University, as required, including possible committee assignments.
    • Demonstrate comfort with, and ability and willingness to, travel.
    • Demonstrate an ability to work evening and weekend hours, when necessary.


    • Develop and nurture an effective, productive, and respectful rapport and working relationship with Cabinet, Council, and Board members, faculty, alumni, co-workers, and various campus and community constituencies, maintaining appropriate levels of professionalism.
    • Demonstrate highly effective interpersonal, public speaking, and organizational skills, a sense of humor, flexibility, and creativity.
    • Demonstrate strong writing, telephone, and electronic (email and internet) communication skills.
    • Communicate information clearly and concisely and listen well to others.


    • Maintain a high level of accuracy, consistently reviewing work to detect errors, oversights, and omissions.


    • Take immediate and independent action when necessary, assuming initiative for creative problem solving.
    • Demonstrate creativity and high energy.
    • Accomplish tasks with follow-through to completion.


    • Possess and exhibit an aptitude for technological developments and their implications for appropriate automation of the office (and be proficient with Microsoft Office software).

    To apply, please upload the cover letter, resume, and contact information with professional references via Paycom.

    A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Please click here to review the University's Non-Discrimination Policy.

    Mount St. Joseph University is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Mount St. Joseph University delivers high-quality academicshands-on experiential learning and personalized attention from faculty and staff dedicated to your success. We consistently live a culture of ethics and service in everything we do.

    A Mount education is based on an interdisciplinary liberal art and professional curricula emphasizing values, integrity, and social responsibility.

    High-quality academics

    Our highly interdisciplinary, liberal arts curriculum challenges students to think outside their major and connect diverse subject matter. A robust offering of majors, double majors, and minors prepares you for a successful future.

    Read more about our high-quality academics the majors, minors, and programs offered.

    Cooperative and experiential education

    The Mount is dedicated to you, our students, in delivering hands-on experiential learning needed to build confidence and future professional success. Nearly one-third of students who participate in cooperative education (co-op) accept full-time employment with their co-op employers.



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