Position Description and Duties
Senior Vice President is a member of senior executive management in a College
or Unit and serves as a member of the President's Cabinet. As a high-level
executive, he/she has broad responsibility for one or more major divisions.
He/she incorporates innovative practices into plans and strategies and
collaborates with other College and University executives, and outside
organizations as needed, to develop appropriate policy and acquire
resources. He/she is a dynamic leader of an executive team responsible
for personnel, budget, operations, and communications.
City College of New York (CCNY) is a comprehensive teaching, research, and
service institution dedicated to accessibility and excellence in undergraduate
and graduate education. Long considered the flagship campus of the City
University of New York public university system with over 16,000 students and
about 600 full-time faculty, CCNY provides its diverse student body
opportunities to achieve academically, creatively and professionally in the
liberal arts and sciences and in professional fields such as engineering,
education, architecture, and biomedical education. The College is committed to
fostering student-centered education and advancing knowledge through scholarly
research, as well as to contributing to the cultural, social, and economic life
of New York.
CCNY seeks an extraordinary academic leader as Provost and Senior Vice
President to lead the academic program of the institution. The Provost will be
dynamic and visionary in helping the College to realize its academic and
scholarly mission, to engage its distinguished alumni and local community and
to guide the institution to new levels of achievement and renown. As the
College's chief academic officer, the Provost will provide strategic and
operational leadership as the College delivers on its mission of providing
affordable education and supporting a diverse student population, using its
most valuable resources - its faculty, staff and students - to take a
leadership role in the immediate community and across the nation. To learn
more, visit www.ccny.cuny.edu.
offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents
based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and
Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or
semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits
are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
Qualifications and Requirements
position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive
positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related
experience. Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.
successful candidate will have a proven record of academic administrative
achievement to lead and inspire transformational change with the highest level
of integrity. S/he will be a strong, self-assured leader and scholar with the
intellectual stature to inspire the faculty, staff, and students at the College
with a sense of pride, purpose and quality. The successful candidate will be an
educator and a scholar of distinction, with an earned doctorate or equivalent
terminal degree and a record of scholarship, research, and teaching suitable
for appointment as a tenured full professor. S/he will also demonstrate at
least five years' successful academic administrative experience as a chair,
dean, associate or deputy provost or equivalent position.