Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMU-Kingsville) invites applications and nominations for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Provost & VPAA provides leadership, vision and guidance for the University in all aspects of academic and faculty affairs. The Provost & VPAA is a key member of the University’s leadership team, overseeing the institution’s academic mission and priorities including, but not limited to, curriculum and program development, student learning and success, advising, student retention, assessment, accreditation, academic support services and faculty development.
The Provost & VPAA serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the University, reporting directly to the President of TAMU-Kingsville. The Provost & VPAA is responsible for providing leadership and oversight of the University’s faculty and its academic programs and services. The next Provost & VPAA will have unquestioned integrity, high energy, excellent interpersonal and administrative skills, effective problem-solving and consensus-building abilities and a passion for educating students and changing lives.
The successful candidate should possess a Doctorate degree from an accredited institution; record of professional achievement in teaching and scholarship, sufficient to merit appointment at the rank of full professor; proven record of success as a senior leader in academic affairs, with record of successful and progressively responsible administrative experience including the leadership of academic divisions, departments, or major programs; demonstrated successful experience in strategic planning, accreditation and retention; ability to work with faculty, staff, students and community groups of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds; strong background in data-driven decision-making used to guide academic planning of undergraduate, graduate and online programs; demonstrated experience in fostering a shared vision amongst a wide diversity of stakeholders; ability to promote interdisciplinary and cross-college initiatives that build on areas of existing strength; experience with resource allocation, including budget and fiscal oversight; commitment to shared governance and respect for differences of opinions and points of view in a collegial environment; skills and experience supervising and managing senior personnel hiring, team building, leadership development, performance management and problem-solving skills; outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, including evidence to facilitate collaboration among diverse faculty, staff, administrators and students across the university; commitment to student success; commitment to become part of the Kingsville community.
How to Apply
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting Texas A&M University-Kingsville in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher and Associates. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.
Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to:
Jan Greenwood, Partner
Ashley Hice, Senior Executive Search Consultant
Texas A&M University-Kingsville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.