Reporting to the Chancellor, the Provost will serve as a champion of UNCG’s faculty, demonstrating a leadership style that is transparent and engaged. This individual will possess the knowledge and experience to develop successful strategies that strengthen academic programs, their delivery, and their impact. The Provost has 20 direct reports and oversees Academic Affairs (which includes the divisions of Student Affairs, Research and Engagement, and Student Success) with a total budget of more than $394 million (FY20-21). The successful candidate will be resourceful, imaginative, and forward-thinking, with a record of collaborative academic and administrative oversight. An earned doctorate or other terminal degree is required, as is a record of scholarship and teaching commensurate with appointment to the rank of full professor.
Isaacson, Miller has been retained to assist in the search for the Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor.
UNCG has retained Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. Please direct all inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications in strict confidence to:
Jeff Kessner, Managing Associate Jackie Mildner, Partner Peter Lange, Senior Advisor Isaacson, Miller www.imsearch.com/7841
While no one candidate will embody every quality, the successful candidate will bring many, if not all of, the following professional qualifications and personal attributes:
An earned doctorate from an accredited institution in one of the disciplines represented in the University;
Teaching, scholarly, research/creative activity, and service credentials meriting appointment at the rank of full professor with tenure;
A minimum of five years in academic leadership roles in a university setting, preferably at an institution that grants doctoral-level degrees;
A demonstrated commitment to demographic and disciplinary diversity;
A demonstrated commitment to the teacher-scholar model for faculty members;
Demonstrated commitment to shared governance;
Demonstrated success in organizational leadership;
Experience working with a variety of constituencies to create and support mutually beneficial partnerships, development opportunities, and/or other externally-focused initiatives;
Experience working with complex academic budgets;
Highest standards of integrity and ethics, even under challenging circumstances;
A fair, collaborative, and transparent leadership style that will engender trust among all members of the UNCG community;
The ability to communicate well and work cooperatively and effectively with administrators, faculty, students, staff, and other external stakeholders; an appreciation and understanding of the need for collaboration and synergy among these groups to make critical decisions on academic priorities and the allocation of resources;
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About University of North Carolina Greenesboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.