Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Stockton University

Position Title: Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

City: Galloway – Main Campus

State: New Jersey

Categories: Academic Affairs

Employment Type: Management

Post Date: 2023-08-21

Location: Galloway

Department: Office of the Provost

Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience and is accompanied by an extremely competitive University benefits package

Work Hours: Varies

Brief Job Overview/Summary

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Stockton University (Stockton) invites applications for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

The incoming Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs will serve as Stockton’s chief academic officer, supporting the implementation of the University’s academic mission and providing curricular and administrative leadership within a shared governance environment.

The Provost will be an engaged, collaborative and innovative leader with a demonstrated commitment to faculty excellence and student success. The Provost will be an institutional advocate and effective communicator with both internal and external constituencies. A strong appreciation of and commitment to Stockton’s mission and values is essential.

Under the direction of the President, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs will fulfill all of the responsibilities and expectations of Stockton staff as outlined in the University’s Policies and Procedures on Staff Evaluation. Specifically, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs shall:

Descriptions of Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a member of the President’s Executive Staff
  • Collaborate with the President the academic administration of the University
  • Achieve and maintain the highest standards of excellence for faculty, students, and academic programs
  • Serve as a leader in Stockton’s commitment to shared governance and transparency
  • Participate and take a leadership role, along with the President, in representing Stockton to its many external constituencies, including alumni relations and fundraising
  • Provide dynamic leadership and academic vision; personal integrity, trustworthiness, and the ability to build effective relationships of mutual respect in a collective bargaining environment, to think strategically, and to envision possibilities that promote the development of new academic opportunities in both disciplinary and interdisciplinary areas
  • Provide leadership for all undergraduate and graduate academic programs, administrative units, centers and institutes within the Division of Academic Affairs including: Academic Advising, First-year Studies, General Studies, Educational Opportunity, the Library, Institute for Faculty Development, Continuing Professional Education, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, and Student Records
  • Provide leadership in strengthening links between the University and local
    and regional employers for the purposes of internships, clinical and practicum positions, and employment opportunities
  • Collaborate with other university officers on assessment, planning, and development of University programs to move the University forward
  • Review and plan academic/instructional programs and curriculum, including proposals for new activities and alterations of existing activities
  • Assist in ensuring the University’s compliance with state and federal regulations and University policies on academic matters
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the President

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree
  • Experience in academic personnel administration, policies, and procedures in a unionized environment
  • Experience in a professional school environment and in working with interdisciplinary programs
  • Experience working with, supporting, and retaining students from marginalized and underrepresented groups
  • Experience leading or participating in the creation of University-wide and academic strategic plans, as well as experience with the execution and operation of such plans
  • Experience with or participation in developing new and creative academic and co-curricular programs
  • Exceptional budget management skills; the ability to make strategic decisions in the face of competing priorities and resource constraints
  • Experience identifying and developing new revenue streams

Screening Information:
Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by October 9, 2023 will receive full consideration.

SAME APPLICANTS: If you are applying under the NJ “SAME” program, your supporting documents (Schedule A or B), must be submitted along with your resume by the closing date indicated above. For more information on the SAME Program visit their Website at: , email: , or call CSC at (833) 691-0404.

All application materials will be received in full confidence and should be submitted electronically (PDF format) to:

Inquiries and nominations should be directed to:

Concetta M. Stewart, Ph.D., Principal; (908) 341-2178

Tamara Jhashi, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant; (248) 821-4766



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