Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kansas, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Dec 08, 2020
Position Type
Executive, Provosts
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Search Committee of Emporia State University seeks nominations for and expressions of interest in the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Emporia State University serves more than 5,800 students with internationally recognized academic programs in Teaching, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Business, and Library and Information Management. Emporia State University competes in Division II athletics and has a dynamic, diverse learning environment led by highly qualified faculty. One of six public universities governed by the Kansas Board of Regents, Emporia was founded in 1863 as the first public institution of higher learning in Kansas. The student body comes from 100 Kansas counties, 45 states, and 55 countries, and more than 61,000 alumni live in all 50 states and internationally. Emporia State benefits from a legacy of passionate support from its alumni and the surrounding community. Located in the heart of the scenic Flint Hills, Emporia State is close to Wichita, Topeka, and Kansas City.

Emporia State University is listed as a first-tier regional university by U.S. News and World Report and is known for its top-four nationally renowned Teachers College; for its AACSB-lnternational accredited School of Business, a designation held by less than 5 percent of the business schools worldwide; for its highly regarded sciences program, particularly wildlife sciences, where students receive hands-on research opportunities; and for its first-rate theatre, music and fine arts programs.

Emporia State University seeks an educational leader for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs who will serve as the chief academic officer of Emporia State University. The University seeks in its new provost a leader with demonstrated abilities as a strategic thinker, a commitment to excellence and the ideals of Emporia State, a deep understanding of academic values, and the ability to work collaboratively as a member of the President's senior administrative team, with faculty governance, and with those in the university community. More information about the position, Emporia State University, and the community can be found at

Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications including cover letter, curriculum vita, and contact information for five references should be submitted to Paige O’Neill at Credential review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience. A pre-employment background check is required.

Emporia State is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law.