Jewish Theological Seminary, Provost's Office
Provost of JTS
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New York, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor, Other Professional|
Provost of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS)
The Provost serves as the chief academic officer of JTS. In this capacity, the Provost leads and supervises the faculty, working to maximize their excellence and advancement as scholars and teachers and helping to craft JTS’s academic vision and its academic strategic development.
The Provost reports directly to the Chancellor, representing the interests of the faculty and the academic programs in meetings of the senior staff. A tenured member of the faculty, the Provost supervises the Associate Provost/Dean of Academic Affairs and the Deans of the academic and professional divisions of JTS; chairs the Faculty Personnel Committee and mentors junior faculty members; and oversees the academic functions, curricula and course offerings of JTS. The Provost oversees the Library and other academic institutes at JTS and serves on a variety of JTS committees ex officio, including the Budget and Liaison Committees.
The ideal candidate for Provost will work with the Chancellor to advance JTS’s mission as a preeminent institution of Jewish higher education that trains rabbis, cantors, educators, lay leaders, and scholars to strengthen communities with a vision of Judaism that is grounded in Jewish history and culture and thoroughly engaged with contemporary society.
It is JTS policy that all applicants for employment are afforded equal opportunities for employment, without regard to race, color, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, marital status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, uniformed service or military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, or any other legally prohibited status, or any other factors as prohibited by law. The successful candidate must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.
Ideal candidates should be at least of Associate Professor rank, with areas of expertise that align with JTS’s academic programs and have administrative or supervisory experience.
Please send a letter of application, current CV, relevant publications, and the names and email addresses of three references to email@example.com. Applications received by December 15th will be given full consideration and kept in confidence.
|Primary Category:||Jewish History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Religious Studies and Theology