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New York Institute of Technology - Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost

New York, NY

Job Description

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) seeks an exceptional academic leader to serve as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and work closely with new NYIT president Hank Foley to define and build the university’s next chapters of growth and success.

NYIT is a dynamic, complex, highly ranked and accredited, not-for-profit private university committed to educating the next generation of leaders, and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship. Offering over ninety degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, NYIT serves approximately 10,000 students coming from 50 states and 100 countries. About half its students are studying for degrees beyond the bachelor’s degree. Supporting these students are over 2,000 full-time and part-time faculty and staff.

Founded in 1955, NYIT today boasts seven schools and colleges: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education. With anchor New York campuses in Old Westbury and Manhattan; global campuses in North America, China, and the Middle East; dual degree programs with partner universities in several countries; an additional location of its medical school in Arkansas, and robust online programs, NYIT offers a variety of global learning opportunities contextualized to local needs.

NYIT is seeking an experienced academic leader with the vision, leadership, and management qualities necessary to further build NYIT’s reputation and resources. The Provost will devote particular attention to the immediate goals of: shaping an inclusive leadership culture leading to critical strategic decisions; developing and implementing plans to achieve sustainable enrollment growth, including a particular focus on retention; continuing to improve academic quality; building key relationships; and infusing enthusiasm and excitement across its campuses.

Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications are invited.  Interested individuals should provide a letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position along with a current curriculum vitae.  This material should be sent via email to New York Institute of Technology’s consultants, John K. Thornburgh and Charlene Aguilar at To receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2018. Confidential review of candidate materials will begin immediately with the goal of having the new Provost in place no later than July, 2018.

New York Institute of Technology is committed to affirmative action by way of providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability and veteran status. 


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