Colorado State University Pueblo — Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Colorado State University Pueblo
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Colorado State University Pueblo (CSU Pueblo) seeks a collaborative, experienced academic leader to serve as the next Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (Provost). This is a remarkable opportunity for an innovative champion of academic quality to hold a key leadership role on the executive team of President Timothy Mottet and to partner with the University Leadership Team and the faculty in achieving the goals of Vision 2028, an ambitious vision to establish CSU Pueblo “as the people's university of the Southwest United States by 2028.”

One of three campuses in the Colorado State University System, CSU Pueblo is a public regional, comprehensive university located about 100 miles south of Denver. A federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, CSU Pueblo currently servesmore than 3,500 students—among the most diverse student bodies in Colorado. Described by the CSU System as “diverse, intimate, and supportive,” CSU Pueblo serves the Southern Colorado region offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees in business, education, engineering, nursing, science, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Independently accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, CSU Pueblo also maintains specialized accreditation in many academic programs.

The next Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs is expected to collaborate with the University Leadership Team and other leaders on these initiatives in the next few years:

• Expanding the appeal of CSU Pueblo as a premiere “people's university” where students navigate a rapidly changing world
• Leading strategic and imaginative initiatives to address recruitment, retention, and success of students
• Developing people within CSU Pueblo by recognizing potential, providing opportunities to develop talents and support leadership, and evaluating reward structures, including compensation

Additional information about this exceptional opportunity is available in the position profile, including a full list of required and preferred qualifications and how to apply. The profile is available by clicking on “Download Profile” above, or at under the “Open Searches” tab. The next Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs is expected to start in Summer/Fall 2023. The expected annual (12-month) salary range for this position is $190,000 – $230,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Although the search remains open until the position is filled, for full consideration by the Search Committee, candidates should submit all application materials by February 7, 2023.

Academic Search is assisting Colorado State University Pueblo in this search. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will be held in strict confidence. To learn more about this opportunity, potential applicants are welcome to schedule a conversation with either of the Senior Consultants for this search—Dr. Ginny Horvath ( or Dr. Linda McMillin (

Although nominations are not required to be considered for this position, leaders who know of outstanding candidates are welcome to submit confidential nominations by sending an email to Be sure to include the nominee's full name, position, institution/organization, and email address.Academic Search will notify people of their nomination, provide details about the position, and encourage them to apply.

Colorado State University Pueblo is committed to equal educational and employment opportunities and to the elimination of all forms of discrimination, protected class harassment, sexual misconduct, intimate partner violence stalking, and retaliation. Furthermore, CSU Pueblo is committed to maintaining respectful, safe, and nonthreatening educational, working, and living environments. In furtherance of this commitment, CSU Pueblo does not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, creed, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin or ancestry, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or because an individual has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. CSU Pueblo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs and activities, and the use of its facilities. The University takes affirmative action to employ qualified women, racial/ethnic minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.