LaGuardia Community College — Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

LaGuardia Community College, a public community college in Long Island City, New York, and part of the City University of New York (CUNY), seeks as its next Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs (Provost) an experienced, collaborative, visionary academic leader who will work closely with new leader, President Kenneth Adams, fellow cabinet officers, faculty, and staff to enhance the College’s academic programs, strengthen student success, and grow enrollment. The new Provost will also foster a culture of academic innovation and inclusivity and support the professional development and growth of faculty and staff.

LaGuardia Community College, located in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, one of the nation’s fastest-growing neighborhoods, educates and supports more than 30,000 New Yorkers annually through degree, certificate, and continuing education programs. The College believes in the transformative power of education—not just for individuals, but for the community and the country—creating pathways for many kinds of achievement.

LaGuardia faculty and staff are passionate, talented professionals, constantly reflecting upon their training, experience, practice, and goals to create challenging and engaging learning environments. For many, the work they do is a calling, not a job, as they cherish their connections with students and enjoy learning with them and from them. LaGuardia students are the energizing force of the College. They seek knowledge, skills, and credentials to transform their own lives, as well as impact their families and communities. Their dedication to the journey of lifelong learning and the richness they bring to the classroom and campus life are what define LaGuardia. 

LaGuardia Community College is being assisted by Academic Search. Prospective candidates may arrange a confidential discussion by contacting Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins at or Andrea Cowsert at To learn more about this dynamic and renowned institution, please visit the LaGuardia Community College website at To learn more about the position, the qualities and capabilities sought in the next Provost, and how to apply, please click here. This position is open until filled, but only applications received by April 7, 2022, can be assured full consideration.

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer