Senior Vice President and Provost
|Location:||New York, United States|
Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), a nationally recognized leader in urban-serving education, is one of twenty-three colleges within the dynamic City University of New York (CUNY) System. Located in lower Manhattan, BMCC is the Borough’s first Community College and the largest College in the CUNY System enrolling approximately 25,000 students in degree programs and 12,000 more students in continuing education programs. Students represent 155 countries around the world! BMCC students obtain associate degrees in 31 fields and are instructed by over 500 full-time dedicated faculty members who must maintain a portfolio of scholarship and research. To meet the needs of its students, the College offers courses and programs online, in offsite locations, in the evenings, and on weekends. The College is committed to a student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly research. Community College Week recently ranked BMCC fifth in the nation for the number of associate degrees awarded to underrepresented groups.
BMCC is currently seeking a Senior Vice President and Provost who will continue to promote a comprehensive academic vision and integrate academics into all major campus decision-making activities, including facilities planning, resource allocation, information technology, and service to students. Serving as a member of a dynamic, collaborative, and effective President’s Cabinet, the Provost will incorporate innovative practices into plans and strategies, collaborating with other college and university executives as needed, to develop appropriate policy and acquire resources. As chief academic officer, the Provost will provide strategic and operational leadership as the College delivers on its mission of providing affordable education and supporting a diverse student population, using its most valuable resources – its faculty, staff and students – to take a leadership role in the immediate community and across the nation.
Qualifications: The College seeks a dynamic leader of an executive team responsible for personnel, budget, operations, and communications. The successful candidate will have an earned doctorate and evidence of scholarly achievement at a senior level appropriate for the chief academic officer of the College. The new Provost will demonstrate progressively responsible experience in academic administration in higher education, while leadership experience in a large public sector institution is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of success in building academic programs, recruiting faculty, developing teaching and scholarship, and translating program goals into successful operating plans with realistic budgets and effective staff management, as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity among faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate will have a record of excellence in classroom teaching and scholarly activity. The Provost will have the interpersonal and communication skills necessary to serve as a strong and articulate advocate for the College.
Location: The College is located in lower Manhattan. This location offers a world of cultural opportunities to BMCC students and employees. New York City is one of the most iconic cities in the world, boasting a storied history, the famous skyline, and endless attractions.
Application: For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Kate Nolde, Associate Vice President, or Brian Bustin, Senior Recruitment Specialist, RPA Inc. at 800-992-9277. Applicants may submit a letter of application and CV only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional information will be requested as needed. The first review of candidates will begin on January 6, 2014, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Borough of Manhattan Community College of The City University of New York (CUNY) is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, transgender, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, alienage or citizenship, partnership status, status as victim of domestic violence, or marital, military, or veteran status. We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.