Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost
Pennsylvania College of Technology invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost.
With current VPAA & Provost Michael Reed’s recent appointment as Penn College’s eighth president by the Board of Directors, the College seeks a visionary and inspiring leader who will help shape the future of a dynamic, nationally recognized institution. For more than 100 years, Penn College has built a legacy of hands-on learning. As an access-oriented public institution, the College offers degrees that work®, grounded in a comprehensive, hands-on technical education that empowers graduates for success. The College boasts a 96 percent placement rate for graduates and is an important partner to industry and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, providing skilled workers to meet tomorrow’s challenges.
The Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost is the chief academic officer of the institution and will lead innovative strategic planning for Academic Affairs. The leader must promote an inclusive campus culture and actively engage with faculty, staff, and industry and community leaders. The individual in this position reports directly to the College President and serves as a member of President’s Council.
The Provost will guide the leadership teams of the College’s three academic schools; the division of Curriculum and Instruction; Academic Operations; and the office of Assessment, Research & Planning to ensure relevance and viability of all academic programs. The chief academic officer works closely with all campus divisions in order to meet and advance institutional mission, including Enrollment Management, College Relations, Workforce Development, Educational & Emerging Technologies, Financial Operations, Human Resources, Student Affairs, and Public Relations & Marketing.
The full position profile articulates the key opportunities and challenges for the next Provost and is available here. For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications by March 18, 2022 to:
Jim Sirianni, Managing Director
Christopher Bernard, Search Associate
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Pennsylvania College of Technology is committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity for employment and achievement without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, disability, age, sexual orientation, political affiliation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any characteristic against which discrimination is prohibited by applicable law.