Provost and Executive Vice President Search

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not Specified
Aug 20, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

Provost and Executive Vice President Search

The University of Idaho is accepting nominations and applications for the position of Provost and Executive Vice President. The Provost and Executive Vice President balances the leadership of faculty, the high-quality delivery of the University’s educational, research, and extension missions, while also providing strategic vision to support the University’s goals.

Located in Moscow, Idaho, U of I’s 1,600-acre residential campus is situated near Moscow Mountain in the rolling hills of the Palouse in northern Idaho. The University offers a wide variety of educational and research programs at campuses in Moscow, Boise, Coeur d’Alene, and Idaho Falls - as well as 13 Research and Extension Centers located throughout the state. With facilities located in 42 of Idaho’s 44 counties, the UI Extension system’s expansive footprint provides access to U of I across the state.

The University of Idaho is a legislatively sponsored, research-intensive university, dedicated to improving the lives of the citizens of the state of Idaho through academic excellence, research, and outreach. The University consists of 884 faculty, 1,528 staff, and a vibrant student body of 12,000 students with an operating budget of $470 million.

The Provost/EVP is directly responsible for the general direction of the academic programs, endeavors, and instructional services in the colleges, schools, departments and other academic units on the Moscow campus, and to the U of I’s academic efforts throughout the state. The Provost/EVP serves on the statewide State Board of Education’s Council of Academic Affairs and Programs and their office encompasses a wide swath of the University’s activities - including curriculum, enrollment services, student life, academic support, tenure and promotion, and general direction of U of I’s research and outreach efforts. In addition, the Provost/EVP is responsible for supporting a healthy climate and culture of inclusion and participation with faculty, staff and students.

The Screening Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. Applicants are requested to submit a current curriculum vitae or resume and a letter of interest describing relevant experience, accomplishments, and vision. Initial review of applications will begin in mid October. Submission of materials via email is strongly encouraged. All nominations and applications will be handled in strict confidence. Applications and letters of nomination should be submitted to:

University of Idaho Provost Search
R. William Funk & Associates
2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75219
Fax: 214-523-9069

U of I is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.