Provost and Senior Vice President
Provost and Senior Vice President
Monmouth University, a top-tier private university in one of the most desirable locations in the Northeast, is seeking applications for a Provost and Senior Vice President. Monmouth University is one of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” in the Regional Universities North category, is listed in The Princeton Review’s “The Best 386 Colleges: 2021 Edition” and Money magazine’s 2020-2021 “Best Colleges,” and is recognized in Washington Monthly’s annual college guide and rankings.
This is an excellent opportunity for a strategic, collaborative, and highly effective administrative professional to lead faculty and academic administration in the pursuit of distinction and excellence. The senior leadership position will provide oversight of an academic enterprise that includes more than 700 faculty (317 full-time; 385 part-time) in six academic schools, 33 undergraduate majors, 26 master’s and doctoral programs, the Honors School, the Educational Opportunity Fund program, Graduate Studies, the university library, and several administrative units including the Center for Student Success, the Global Education Office, the Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, the Office of Research Compliance, and the Provost’s Office. The University enrolls approximately 5,700 students.
Just an hour from New York City and Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a region with vibrant arts and cultural offerings and a thriving economy with an expanding technology sector, fueled by entrepreneurship. The University’s 168‑acre coastal campus has been named one of the most beautiful in the world and blends the classic beauty of two National Historic Landmarks with state-of-the-art facilities.
The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate with at least 10 years of experience in academe; a distinguished record of academic accomplishments in the academy, including effective teaching, scholarly activity, and service at a level consistent with the appointment to rank of associate professor with tenure; demonstrated successful progressive administrative experience in higher education that includes strategic planning, budgeting, hiring, and personnel administration; and exceptional management, supervisory, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills.
Preferred qualifications include experience working in a collective bargaining environment; experience with undergraduate and graduate program development and assessment; strong financial and budgetary experience; experience with management and delivery of premier instruction through online and hybrid modalities; experience with interdisciplinary and cross-school, collaborative program development; experience with securing institutional and program-based accreditation; experience with securing and administering grants and contracts; evidence of fostering community engagement and outreach; and a commitment to student professional development and career success.
To review the full position profile visit: https://assets.storbecksearch.com/files/resources/monmouth-provost-pd.pdf. To visit the Monmouth University website visit www.monmouth.edu.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by January 15, 2021. Application materials should include a letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers for at least five references which may include trustees, administrators, faculty, students, and community leaders. Applications and letters of nomination should be sent electronically to:
Steve Leo, Partner
Vicki Henderson, Senior Associate
This position offers a highly competitive salary and
comprehensive benefits package, which includes tuition remission,
medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life
insurance, and a 403b plan.
Monmouth University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.