Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
University of Massachusetts- Dartmouth - North Dartmouth, MA

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The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMass Dartmouth) invites nominations of and applications from individuals interested in assuming an exciting leadership opportunity as Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs.

The Provost is the chief academic officer of the University charged with providing leadership and strategic direction for the instructional and research programs of the University. The position has oversight responsibilities for all academic degree programs, research, student affairs, enrollment management and the library. The Provost reports directly to the Chancellor and works closely with the University’s senior leadership in a strong team approach.

With more than 9,300 students in more than 40 undergraduate, 36 graduate and 11 doctoral programs, the diverse student body pursues academic excellence within a global context for experiential learning, rigorous inquiry, and social and cultural development. The campus currently has several strong and multi-disciplinary doctoral and research programs, and aspires to Carnegie Foundation Doctoral Research University status. The university is located in the heart of the scenic South Coast region of Massachusetts, 56 miles south of Boston, 27 miles east of Providence, RI, and 30 miles west of Cape Cod.

The ideal candidate should possess a substantial record of progressively responsible experience in higher education administration or other relevant experience. The candidate should also have a combination of education, training and experience, including extensive expertise in academic program development, student recruitment and retention, fundraising, government relations, accreditation processes, and financial management. A strong background in academic leadership, scholarship and teaching at a university with a significant research enterprise is a preferred qualification for the Provost.

A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; current curriculum vitae; and the names of five references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers, and email addresses. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number, and email address of the nominee. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting UMass Dartmouth in the search.

Applications and letters of nominations should be submitted to:

Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners
Shelley Sullivan, Executive Search Consultant
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
Email: jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com [4]
Email: bettyasher@greenwoodsearch.com [5]
Email: shelleysullivan@greenwoodsearch.com [6]

For more information about UMass Dartmouth please visit: http://www.umassd.edu [7].

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is an AA/EEO institution and actively strives to increase its diversity and encourages women and minorities to apply. UMass Dartmouth does not discriminate in employment against persons based on: age, color, disability, gender identity/ gender expression, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetics.

The University of Massachusetts reserves the right to conduct background checks on all potential employees.

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To apply for this position please send a letter of interest, current resume and the contact information for three professional references to:

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285 Old Westport Road

North Dartmouth, MA 02747

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