Arkansas Tech University — Academic Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs (APVPAA)


Academic Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs (APVPAA)

Arkansas Tech University, located in Russellville in the scenic Arkansas River Valley, invites applications and nominations for Academic Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs (APVPAA). The successful candidate will report to ATU President Dr. Robin E. Bowen.

This position offers an exciting opportunity to oversee the academic program of one of the four largest universities in the state and continue ATU's growth as a leader for students in STEM fields. ATU provides both graduates and the state with a valuable resource for the future. It will be crucial for a new APVPAA to bring expertise and commitment to the continued development of the university's focus on teaching, innovation, civic engagement and student access. The successful candidate for ATU APVPAA will be expected to continue progress on the implementation of the ATU 2025 Strategic Plan.

The APVPAA is the chief academic officer for the university, reports directly to the president and is responsible for all teaching, research and service functions of the colleges and faculty. The APVPAA is a member of the president's ATU Executive Council representing academics and has nine direct reports.

Candidates must demonstrate a history of academic leadership which will include the ability to make significant positive contributions to the senior leadership team. The next APVPAA will be charged with supporting the deans in the development and implementation of new academic programs to serve ATU's students and the wider community. Financial acumen will be important for the management of the budget and for supporting the financial well-being of the university. An understanding of and support for micro-credentialing and for the two-year programs of the Ozark campus will also be crucial.

Additional information about the university and the search may be found at: https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/entry/13879/?search=13879.

Nominations and expressions of interest may be submitted in confidence to ATUAPVPAA@academicsearch.org. The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by February 3, 2023, will be assured full consideration. Applications can be submitted through this link: https://atu.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/1249?c=atu

The search is assisted by Academic Search. Confidential conversations about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting Senior Consultant Caroline Whitson at Caroline.Whitson@academicsearch.org.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. AA/EOE.

Arkansas Tech University is an AA/EOE employer committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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