PROVOST AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
NORTHERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, KY
Northern Kentucky University (NKU) seeks an entrepreneurial and strategic leader to serve as its next Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (provost). This individual will join NKU at a critical moment, against the backdrop of a global pandemic, with unprecedented challenges facing public higher education. Courageous leadership is more important than ever. NKU’s next provost will work alongside a dynamic and visionary president and a highly talented and committed leadership team. The provost will be unafraid to challenge academic conventions, but only following deep consultation and with an authentic investment in collegial governance, to help NKU fulfill its vision of a student-ready and regionally engaged institution.
The ideal candidate will possess a distinguished record of teaching and scholarship commensurate with full professor status at NKU; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; a proven history of forging and leveraging strategic community partnerships; experience in senior academic administration with a record of supporting student success, and managing complex change initiatives in a collaborative and consensus-building environment.
NKU has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Nominations, inquiries, and applications, including a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, should be sent in confidence to:
Ponneh Varho, Partner
Marc St. Hilaire, Senior Associate
Electronic submission of materials is strongly encouraged. To apply, please visit: www.imsearch.com/7580
NKU is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution. The institution encourages applications by members of diverse groups and by persons with a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity and experience in achieving goals relative to inclusive excellence.