Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Position Overview

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Manhattanville College invites applications and referrals for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs reports directly to President Michael Geisler and serves as a member of his Cabinet. The Provost is responsible for overseeing the academic operations of the institution and for providing the vision and strategic leadership to ensure academic and operational excellence.

Manhattanville College is an independent liberal arts institution dedicated to academic excellence, purposeful education, and social justice. Located 30 miles from New York City on a 100-acre suburban campus in the heart of Westchester County, NY, Manhattanville enables easy access to extensive entertainment offerings, educational resources, and business opportunities for its primarily residential and diverse student body. The College serves more than 1,500 undergraduate students and close to 1,000 graduate students from more than 44 countries and 33 states.

Founded in 1841, the College offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate areas of study in the arts and sciences, education, business, and creative writing, as well as continuing and executive education programs. Graduate students can choose from more than 75 graduate and certificate programs as well as a doctorate in educational leadership. Extracurricular offerings include more than 45 clubs and 20 NCAA Division III teams. 

Additional information about Manhattanville College is available at: https://www.mville.edu

The position profile with information about the College and the responsibilities of the position can be found above.  

Nominations and Applications

The Search Committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue work until an appointment is made. For best consideration, application materials should be received by January 31, 2020 and include a letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the position profile, a curriculum vitae, and five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates.

Application materials should be sent electronically (Microsoft Word or PDF format) to: ManhattanvilleProvost@agbsearch.com

Please direct nominations and inquiries to:

Melissa K. Trotta, Ed.D., Associate Managing Principal

(202) 776-0866 (Office) / (202) 380-8927 (Mobile)

melissa.trotta@agbsearch.com

Carlos Hernández, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant

 (201) 850-7881 (Mobile)

carlos.hernandez@agbsearch.com

Manhattanville College adheres to all federal, state, and local civil rights law banning discrimination in higher education institutions. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee, applicant for employment, volunteer, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, military status, sex, gender, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, criminal conviction, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, gender identity, transgender status, or gender dysphoria.