Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

West Long Branch, Monmouth County
Mar 24, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs

Monmouth University

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Monmouth is a private, moderate-sized, coeducational, comprehensive University founded in 1933. It serves residential and commuter students in eight schools: the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences; the School of Education; the Leon Hess Business School; the School of Science; the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies; the Graduate School; School of Social Work; and the Honors School. Monmouth's campus is a five-minute drive from the Atlantic Ocean in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is convenient to New York City and Philadelphia, as well as plentiful local attractions. The 156-acre campus features 54 buildings, including historic landmarks and state-of-the-art facilities.

Best of all, Monmouth offers an exceptional value. At Monmouth, students benefit from quality academic programs, small classes, professors who meet the highest standards for teaching and academic excellence, a magnificent campus, and state-of-the-art facilities. Plus, Monmouth is just the right size to provide the variety and choice of a comprehensive university combined with the individual attention typical of a small liberal arts college. Monmouth's convenient location, in the heart of a high-tech business region, provides cooperative and post-graduate employment opportunities for many Monmouth students.

Monmouth University is deeply committed to the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusiveness and seeks to create a pluralistic community for all staff, faculty, and students. Monmouth University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Department: Provost

Position Summary:

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as the University’s Chief Academic Officer and a key member of the President’s Cabinet. This position reports directly to the President, and provides leadership in planning, developing, implementing, and assessing the academic activities of the University. The Provost has primary responsibility for a significant portion of the university’s budget and provides overall leadership for all academic initiatives. S/he also supervises a large set of senior administrators and directs the division responsible for achieving established and emerging goals identified by university strategic planning and the President. A comprehensive discussion of the university’s mission and core value, current program offerings, and areas of strategic emphasis can be found at

Other Requirements:

Earned doctorate with at least 10 years of experience in academe. Distinguished record of academic accomplishments, including effective teaching, scholarly activity, and service at a level consistent with the appointment to rank of Professor with tenure. Experience in strategic planning, budgeting, personnel administration, and fundraising. Exceptional management, supervisory, interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills. Ability to bring individuals and groups with diverse perspectives to consensus and common action. Ability to work in an environment of shared governance that relies on collegiality and consultative decision making. Commitment to equity and inclusiveness.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.

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Posting Date:
Closing Date: 4/28/2014