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Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs

Hofstra University
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 12, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Chief Academic Officers & Vice Presidents, Executive, Provosts
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Full Time
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Hofstra University seeks a highly accomplished scholar, researcher and strategic leader to serve as the Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs. Reporting to the President, the Provost is the University’s chief academic officer, responsible for setting Hofstra’s academic vision and priorities and driving excellence across Hofstra’s educational and research programs. This is an opportunity to partner with Hofstra’s new President and the senior management team in leading a university embarking on an exciting and ambitious new chapter. For more information about Hofstra University please visit:

The Provost provides leadership for the planning, development, implementation, assessment, and improvement of all academic and research programs, policies, budget, and supporting infrastructure. The Provost is responsible for ensuring the University’s academic excellence by facilitating faculty and dean recruitment and retention and University-level review of all tenure and promotion actions.

The Provost’s portfolio includes oversight of 12 schools and the university libraries. The Provost has management oversight of more than 1,100 faculty and collaborates with other campus leaders on a wide range of strategic and operational issue.

The search committee will consider candidates with strong scholarly credentials, deep appreciation for research and scholarship, strong academic and administrative leadership, proven financial and operational acumen, demonstrated experience in supporting and advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion, and a collaborative and transparent leadership style.

Hofstra University is being assisted in this recruitment by the international leadership advisory firm Spencer Stuart. For more information, please send an email along to the confidential address:, or go to for more information.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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