Baruch College — Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Research and Innovation

Job Description:

As a key member of the executive management team, the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Research, and Innovation oversees one or more College functions to fulfill comprehensive strategic goals and contributes to overall College strategic objectives. The Associate Provost plans and implements a range of successful programs and oversees staff, budget, operations, and facilities.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Research, and Innovation will lead, manage one or more College administrative functions and develop, implement, and assess programs to meet the College’s strategic goals. The Associate Provost is responsible for staff supervision, budget, operations, and facilities within assigned areas.

The Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Research, and Innovation provide leadership for the implementation of cross-college strategic initiatives and oversight of the following administrative offices: Office of Academic Administration (faculty affairs); Office of Sponsored Programs and Research, and the Office of Research, Compliance, and Outreach.

The Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs, Research and Innovation will work collaboratively as a member of the senior leadership team. Specifically, they will collaborate with the Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning, Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness, and the new Assistant Vice President for Digital Learning. The areas of responsibility include:

Faculty Affairs: Oversight of the Office of Academic Administration inclusive of faculty development and onboarding, policies and procedures related to evaluation, tenure, promotion.

Research: Oversight of the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research and the Office of Research Compliance and Outreach, lead development and growth of institutional research capacity (including from external funders), support and celebrate faculty research achievement. Collaborate with research centers and institute directors. 

Innovation: Lead faculty research cluster initiative in Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, Data Science, and Climate Studies.

Champion and enable faculty-led innovation.

NOTE: Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

Compensation and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with education and experience. [range $160K-$180K]

CUNY’s benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.

This position is in CUNY’s Executive Compensation Plan. The successful candidate must possess a terminal degree from an accredited college/university and must have a significant record of teaching, research, and service commensurate with a possible appointment as a tenured faculty member in one of the academic departments of the College. Demonstrated knowledge of institutional strategic planning, change management, and experience as a PI on grant-funded research projects are highly desirable. The Associate Provost should have administrative leadership experience in an academic organization, with a focus on strategic initiatives, research, and/or faculty development. Successful candidates must be committed to the mission of our urban public university to offer a transformational and inclusive education and to create new knowledge through scholarship and research.

How to Apply:
Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #25672. You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting innovation/E9FE906ABD814420BF12764FABD4631A/job/ 

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Closing Date:
December 15, 2022.

EEO Statement:
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.