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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Job ID: 106333
Location: USA Bronx
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Executive
Company: Maritime College
Contact: Human Resources
Address: Apply online
Bronx, NY 10465

Job Description
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The State University of New York Maritime College (SUNY Maritime), a residential college located at historic Fort Schuyler in Throggs Neck, New York, is one of the 64 Colleges and Universities that comprise the SUNY system. This premier institution is the oldest and largest state maritime academy in the nation and is known globally for its long legacy in producing leaders in maritime and related fields. The College is nationally acclaimed for its challenging academic programs, offering a structured cadet life in the regiment for both men and women, or a civilian option with internships. Maritime College prepares students for careers through a content-centered curriculum and a hands-on, team building approach to learning. Maritime offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, 18 varsity sports, summer training cruises to various countries, ROTC options, and U.S. Coast Guard license and intern programs. For more information about SUNY Maritime, please explore

SUNY Maritime seeks a Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs to serve as the chief academic officer responsible for promoting a rich intellectual life; fostering student success; creating an active learning environment both in the classroom and beyond; and enhancing academic research, scholarship, creative activity, and the diversity of the institution. This creative and visionary individual coordinates and sustains collaborative leadership in accomplishing the vision of SUNY Maritime College. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs reports directly to the President, serves as a member of the President’s leadership team, and provides executive leadership and supervision to all academic areas of the College including student affairs, admissions, advisement, and records. The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is charged with promoting a collegial atmosphere and articulating the needs and aspirations of all disciplines to the President and the campus community. The role requires this individual to perform increasingly cross-functional and campus-wide duties to accomplish the strategic goals of the College and meet appropriate measures of performance and effectiveness. The incumbent must be an enthusiastic advocate for the College and foster connection with external partners throughout the world. The Provost plays a key role in articulating the College's message to all constituencies and in advancing its unique mission.

The successful candidate should possess an earned doctorate in an academic discipline or equivalent terminal degree and exhibit understanding and enthusiasm for the College’s mission. Preference will be given to candidates who have the potential and interest to understand maritime industries which undergird the curriculum and will employ many of the graduates of the College. The new Provost should demonstrate success in developing and executing a forward-looking, long-term strategic plan; improving student learning, engagement, retention, and graduation in a diverse setting; and creating and managing budgets for a complex organization. A strong leadership background and a proven record of impact with progressive experience in senior level positions are preferred. The Provost must be able to become familiar with the various licensing and certifications required by the Maritime Administration, the United States Coast Guard and international organizations such as the International Maritime Organization.

SUNY Maritime is located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula. Fort Schuyler houses the Stephen B. Luce Library, Maritime Industry Museum, and the Center for Simulation and Marine Operations, including a Bridge Simulator, Electronics Navigation, and the Radar Simulator. The Fort is flanked by modern dining halls, residence halls, lecture halls, recreational and athletic facilities, and science and engineering laboratories.

Application: For a confidential discussion or to make a nomination, please contact Gary Lowe, Senior Consultant or Brian Bustin, Senior Recruitment Specialist, RPA Inc. at 800-992-9277. Applicants may submit a letter of application and CV only to Additional information will be requested as needed. The first review of candidates will begin on September 12, 2013, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. SUNY Maritime College is committed to policies of affirmative action, diversity and equal opportunity. The College is committed to recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting persons at all employment levels without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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