CAMPUS NOTICE

 

OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE VICE CHANCELLOR -
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

September 12, 2011

ACADEMIC SENATE MEMBERS
KEY ADMINISTRATORS AND KEY SUPPORT STAFF

SUBJECT:    Sixth College Provost Search

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Sixth College Provost.

The Provost search will be confined to the UC San Diego campus, and candidates must hold full-time, tenured faculty positions (including LSOEs) in one of our academic departments. The Provost appointment will be for a period of five years, renewable after appropriate review. The general job description and required qualifications for a Provost follow this announcement and are also posted on the Academic Affairs website at:
http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/evc/sixth-provost.html

Information on the academic theme and other specific aspects of Sixth College may be found on the college website at:
http://sixth.ucsd.edu/

APPLICATIONS:

If you would like to apply for the Sixth College Provost position, please send via electronic mail a statement of interest, a copy of your vita, and names of three references to:

Barbara A. Sawrey, Chair
Sixth College Provost Search Committee
sixthprovostsearch@ucsd.edu

NOMINATIONS:

If you would like to nominate someone, please send your nomination to the address given above. You need not contact the individual to ascertain if she/he is willing to be considered as a candidate. Associate Vice Chancellor Sawrey will contact all nominees, in confidence, to discuss their willingness to have their names put forward to the Search Committee.

Nominations and applications received by October 3, 2011 will receive full consideration by the Search Committee:

Barbara A. Sawrey, Associate Vice Chancellor - Undergraduate Education (Chair) Eli Berman, Professor, Economics Sheldon Brown, Professor, Visual Arts Jorge Cortes, Associate Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Alexander Hoffman, Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry Brigitte Benoist, Dean of Academic Advising, Sixth College Paul DeWine, Dean of Student Affairs, Warren College Alan Houston, Provost, Eleanor Roosevelt College Cody Marshall, Undergraduate Student, Sociology Major Christopher Sweeten, Alumni, Sixth College




Suresh Subramani Executive Vice Chancellor
UC San Diego COLLEGE PROVOST
Position Description

THE 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.
*Is 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 core courses sequence and the college writing program.
*Is responsible for enhancing the diversity of the College.
*Reviews and makes recommendations on appointments, merits, and promotions of faculty affiliated with the College.
*Is responsible for promoting an environment in which the highest standards of ethical conduct are understood to be a primary responsibility of all members of the College.
*Supervises the professional staff of the College -- the College Business Officer, Dean of Academic Advising, Dean of Student Affairs, 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 and associated core courses sequence, 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.
*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 system-wide 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.

THE CANDIDATE:

*Must hold a full-time, tenured appointment in one of UC San Diego's academic departments.
*Must have the skills and knowledge to direct and supervise the professional staff of the College.
*Must have knowledge and skills in budgeting and fiscal management.
*Must have the interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, parents, faculty, staff, and alumni as well as the general public.
*Must have a strong commitment to the achievement of diversity.

UC San Diego IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER