Senior Vice President And Provost President's OfficeThe University of Oregon, a distinguished public research university in Eugene, Oregon, invites nominations and applications for an innovative academic leader to serve as Senior Vice President and Provost. This position reports directly to the President and requires a talented administrator capable of leading the University into a new era of growth and self-sufficiency built upon excellence in research, scholarship, and teaching.
The University of Oregon (UO) is the flagship institution of the Oregon University System, a network of seven public universities across the state. Located just over an hour from the Pacific Ocean and the Cascade Mountains, and two hours from the city of Portland, the university currently enrolls almost 25,000 students, including 21,000 undergraduates and 4,000 graduates. It is one of 62 member institutions of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), offers nearly 300 comprehensive academic programs, and is home to more than 25 research centers and institutes.
QualificationsThe individual who assumes the position of Senior Vice President and Provost must be an accomplished leader, have the ability to articulate a strong vision for the university, and possess a commitment to teaching and research excellence. S/he must understand the role and importance of the public university in society, and should be committed to finding ways to enhance research and educational prominence and improve outcomes to serve the university’s community broadly. The person must demonstrate an ability to navigate complexities facing all public universities in the current political, financial, technological, and global environment. Unquestionably the Senior Vice President and Provost should have a positive attitude; an active, energetic academic mind; and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, collaboration, and integrity.
Apply for this Position
The University of Oregon has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Inquiries, nominations, referrals, and CVs with cover letters should be sent in confidence to:
David Bellshaw, Bernard R. Jones, Lindsay Gold, Emily Chiswick-Patterson