University of California, San Diego
December 5, 2003
KEY ADMINISTRATORS AND KEY SUPPORT STAFF
SUBJECT: Warren College Provost Search
Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Earl Warren College Provost.
The Provost search will be confined to the UCSD campus, and candidates must hold full-time, tenured (including security of employment) faculty appointments. The appointment will be for five years, renewable after appropriate review. The job description and required qualifications for a Provost follow this announcement, and are also posted on the Academic Affairs web site at:
Applications (resumes and names of references) and nominations received by Friday, January 9, 2004, will receive full consideration by the Search Committee, which is in the process of being constituted and will be announced shortly. Please submit to:
IN CONFIDENCE/ADDRESSEE ONLY
Or by electronic mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
UCSD COLLEGE PROVOST
Is responsible for the academic and administrative leadership of the College, and is its chief academic and administrative leader. Is responsible for the realization of the academic goals of the College, as described in the College's academic plan.
Responsible for fostering collaborations with academic departments, programs, and key campus units to enhance the quality of undergraduate education.
Shares with the College faculty, the appropriate academic departments, and the respective Program Directors the responsibility for the supervision of academic programs, developed and administered under the aegis of the College, including the associated College Writing Program.
Reviews and makes recommendations on appointments, merits, and promotions of faculty affiliated with the College.
Supervises the professional staff of the College-the College Business Officer, the College Dean of Student Life, the Dean of Academic Advising, and other staff members who report to the Provost.
Is responsible for preparation of the annual budgets of the College, and for an accurate accounting of the expenditure of College funds.
Is responsible for the management and administration of the associated College Writing Program, including all budget, FTE, and personnel matters.
Serves as Ex-officio member of the College's governing body, which is advisory to the Provost.
Is responsible for orientation of new undergraduate students, transfer students, and their parents.
Certifies students of the College for graduation upon completion of their studies.
Chairs the Council of Provosts on a rotating basis.
To the degree permitted by his or her administrative responsibilities, engages in teaching and research commensurate in quality with his or her rank as a member of the UCSD faculty.
Serves, as appointed, on various campus-wide and systemwide committees.
Is responsible for the programmatic aspects of College residence-hall life.
Is responsible for recreational, social and cultural programming for the College.
Is responsible for student government in the College.
Is responsible for development activities on behalf of the College.
Must hold a full-time, tenured appointment in one of UCSD's departments.
Must have the skills and knowledge to direct and supervise the professional staff of the College.
Must have knowledge and skill in budgeting and fiscal management.
Must have the interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, parents, faculty and staff as well as the general public.
UCSD is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor-Academic Affairs University of California, San Diego December, 2003.