Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 12, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

In a world changing at an ever-accelerating pace, the role of an urban university has never been more important or exciting. The University of Cincinnati (UC) is implementing Next Lives Here, its strategic direction, to advance our mission and create our future. Next Lives Here builds on our past and envisions our role in defining the future. It is meant to disrupt academia's conventional ways of thinking and doing, to define our next 200 years. Our vision embraces:

  • Inclusion: Intentionally engaging diverse people and ideas.
  • Innovation: Challenging existing paradigms and discovering the unknown.
  • Impact: Positively transforming our community and society in measurable ways.

UC’s next Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, reporting to the University President, will be a scholar who champions academic priorities, supports student-centered leadership, promotes equity and inclusion, and advances UC as a leading public urban research institution. Next Lives Here has unleashed exciting opportunities for the Provost to shape UC and impact our region. The Provost will work collaboratively with the President, Deans and Faculty to reimagine our academic programs and will be responsible for liberating UC’s creativity and passion through targeted resource investments. The Provost will be a key partner in Research and Innovation by positioning UC to engage more intentionally with our business and surrounding communities through the emerging Cincinnati Innovation District, and will work closely with our Academic Health Center and the Senior Vice President for Health Affairs to enhance the impact of our clinical programs and improve health outcomes in the city and this region.

For a complete list of responsibilities and requirements, please visit http://bit.ly/CHRUCP

About UC & Cincinnati
The University of Cincinnati is classified as an R1 (Very High Research Activity) Doctoral University by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America's top 100 public universities by US News & World Report. In addition to being named a "green university" by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world's most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. UC is affiliated with UC Health, which oversees the regions on level 1 trauma center, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, which is consistently ranked as one of the nation’s Top 3 children’s hospitals. Learn more about this opening and UC at https://www.uc.edu/president/priorities/search/provost/institutional-info.html.

The city of Cincinnati was rated a Best Place to live by US News & World Report and provides both urban and suburban life as well as river views and rolling hills. Our city offers a wealth of amenities that include professional sports, world class entertainment, a vibrant arts scene, gorgeous parks and nature trails, acclaimed museums, a celebrated zoo and aquarium, a variety of restaurants and a flourishing riverfront scene. We actually offer the features of two cities when you include the thriving area of northern Kentucky just across the river. Affordable and family-friendly with excellent public and private schools it’s no wonder six Fortune 500 companies call Cincinnati home. Visit www.cincinnatiusa.com to learn more.

Application Process
Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, addressing qualifications and interest and a current curriculum vitae to ExecutiveSearch@uc.edu. Nominations of candidates may be made directly at

https://bit.ly/provostnom. The position will remain open until filled but applications received by February 5, 2021 will receive full consideration.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.