SUNY Oneonta — Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

SUNY Oneonta invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (Provost). Reporting to President Alberto Cardelle, this Provost will join SUNY Oneonta at a critical juncture as it seeks to position itself for the future. As a member of the President's Executive Staff and Cabinet the Provost works collegially and collaboratively with the fellow vice presidents. The position is available as early as January 2023.

Founded in 1889, SUNY Oneonta is a regional, comprehensive college located in central New York State. Part of the network of 64 campuses that make up the State University of New York System, the College enrolls about 6,000 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 60-plus academic programs. Within the student body, 63% identify as female and 26% are from underrepresented racial or ethnic groups. Oneonta is a city of approximately 14,000 residents that is nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains—about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced academic leader to work with the faculty, students, staff, and community of SUNY Oneonta in fulfillment and advancement its institutional mission. Some of the leadership opportunities include building a dynamic team; contributing to the development of a new strategic plan; working to establish unity of purpose; continuous academic and co-curricular program review; championing the identity of the College; supporting student enrollment, success, and completion; enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion; and enhancing collaboration across divisions. The ideal candidate for the position must be an effective and collaborative academic leader who can build consensus; communicate transparently, openly, and authentically; foster and model behavior that inspires a collegial environment; and promote the visionary mission of the College.

For more information about the position, institution, leadership opportunities, qualifications, and attributes, as well as the application process, please find the full position profile at under the “Open Searches” tab.

Academic Search is assisting SUNY Oneonta in this search. Applications and nominations should be sent to To ensure full consideration by the Search Committee, applications should be received by Monday, October 31, 2022. Nominators and prospective candidates may arrange a confidential discussion about this opportunity with Dr. Eric Richtmyer at or 202-332-4049. When submitting a nomination, please include the nominee's full name, position, institution, and email address.

SUNY Oneonta continues a full commitment to the policy of affirmative action and equal opportunity. It is the policy of our college to provide equal employment and educational opportunity for all qualified people without regard to age, disability, marital or parental status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or veteran status. It is also the policy of the college to foster a welcoming and safe learning, working, and living environment where employees, students, and guests are free from harassment and discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual violence.