The University of North Dakota invites applications and nominations for the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs. The provost reports directly to the president and is charged with the responsibilities of academic coordination and quality, fostering research and public service, and guiding all aspects of teaching and learning in support of student success.
Located in Grand Forks, North Dakota, UND's 137-year history carries a unique profile, advancing its mission on a foundation of six core values: community, discovery, diversity, inclusivity, liberal arts and lifelong learning. More than 2,400 faculty and staff teach, support, and guide a student population of 13,615 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UND offers degrees in 225 fields of study, including 39 doctoral programs. Known for its innovative and entrepreneurial spirit, UND sustains its strong core in the liberal arts and sciences while offering world-class programs in aerospace, business, education, engineering, law, medicine and health sciences and nursing disciplines. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, along with numerous specialized accreditations at the college and school levels. The UND Fighting Hawks compete in 17 NCAA Division I sports.
The provost must engage with the internal and external UND communities to foster an environment of collaboration and innovation in support of the university's student-centered focus and mission. The successful candidate will work closely with the president and UND community to provide unifying leadership for a strong shared governance campus climate. The candidate must demonstrate success as a faculty member and have at least 10 years of progressively increasing administrative responsibility with a record of achievement. Further, the candidate will address bold and sensitive change while meeting the expectations that follow:
UND offers the next provost and vice president for academic affairs the opportunity to join a distinctive, energetic academic community as a trusted team player and team builder. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be received by November 18, 2020, and must include a letter of interest addressing the qualifications described (not more than 3 pages); a current résumé or curriculum vitae; and the names of five professional references with each person's position, office or home address, e-mail address and telephone numbers. Please review the position profile above for additional details.
Responses should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF Format) to: UNDprovost@agbsearch.com
For more information about the University of North Dakota Provost search, go to: https://UND.edu/academics/provost/search/
Applications and nominations, as well as expressions of interest, should be directed to:
James McCormick, Executive Search Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org, (651) 238-5188
Janice Fitzgerald, Executive Search Consultant, email@example.com, (717) 580-0663