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Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Special Initiatives

Baruch College
New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Jun 1, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Research Administration
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Job Title: 

Baruch College – Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Special Initiatives


Job Description:

 As a key member of the executive management team, the Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives oversees one or more College functions to fulfill comprehensive strategic goals and contributes to overall College strategic objectives. The Associate Provost plans and implements a range of successful programs and oversees staff, budget, operations, and facilities.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives will lead or manage one or more College administrative functions and develop, implement, and assesses programs that meet the College’s strategic goals. The Associate Provost is responsible for staff supervision, budget, operations, and facilities within assigned areas.

The Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives provides leadership for the implementation of cross-college strategic initiatives and oversight of the following administrative offices: Office of Academic Administration; Office of Sponsored Projects and Research, and Office of Research, Compliance and Outreach. In this newly reconfigured position, the Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives will be responsible for managing to completion several strategic priorities in the academic affairs portfolio including, but not limited to, the expansion of the College’s external research funding, implementation of an activity-based budget, and the strategic planning process itself. The Associate Provost for Research, Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives will work collaboratively as a member of the senior leadership team. Specifically, they will collaborate with the Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning, Associate Provost for Assessment, Accreditation, and Institutional Effectiveness, and the new Assistant Vice President for Digital Learning.


Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work on-site in the office. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

 Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

 Compensation and Benefits:                                               
Salary commensurate with education and experience.[range $150K-$175K]

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience.

The successful candidate should possess a Master's degree or Doctorate (preferred) from an accredited college/university and must have a significant record of teaching, scholarship and service commensurate with a possible appointment as a tenured faculty member in one of the academic departments. Demonstrated knowledge of institutional finance and budgeting, change management, and experience as a PI on grant-funded research projects are highly desirable.

The Associate Provost should have administrative leadership experience in an academic organization, with a focus on strategic initiatives and/or research. Successful candidates must be committed to the mission of our urban public university to offer a transformational and inclusive education and to create new knowledge through scholarship and research.

 How to Apply: 

Go to the CUNY website,1,IhV3li7C0Snpdn3dAco5P8h5Y2-f-qaA4yBZxqHabaI3M4NKUysjuCwW4KBzAc66Wfv-4Fjv0RFrC9FsP7b5bSbXfjD7I1R-cgaLOHDV&typo=1"> to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #24506.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting,1,1ZTElNQDsAT4oygfsY5wRvA0dM5_xWBxwlu2_cN2Z45NH7CG-BI5Ieq2OFBwBe2YQO2miUpkVy6oi6ft_XRpvXaspWpxX9sLhZq_pzjMhFiEqA,,&typo=1">

Closing Date:  

July 20, 2022

 EEO Statement:                        

CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


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