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University of Oregon Executive Vice Provost in Eugene, Oregon

Executive Vice Provost

Job no:524537

Work type:Officer of Administration

Location:Eugene, OR


Department:Office of the Provost

Department:Office of the Provost

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Salary:Commensurate with experience

Compensation Band:OS-EXEC-Fiscal Year 2019-2020


(This is an internal search; the position is open only to current University of Oregon faculty.)

Application Review Begins

September 24, 2019; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants

To submit an application for this opening, please visit theprovost websitefor instructions and further details.

Department Summary

The Office of the Provost (OtP) upholds, provides leadership on, and carries out the academic mission of the University. In service to this mission, the office: Promotes and sustains the highest standards in teaching, research and service; Fosters and advocates for faculty; Promotes a respectful work environment, equity and inclusion, and a family-friendly workplace; Supports and coordinates matters that pertain to faculty and academics, including hiring, retention, promotion, and tenure processes; Advances university outreach to the community, academic extension, and internationalization.

Position Summary

The Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs (EVPAA) is a senior position within the Office of the Provost (OTP), is the primary point person for academic and faculty affairs, and reports directly to the Provost. As a key member of the Provost’s senior staff and the Academic Leadership Team, the EVPAA works closely with the president, provosts, deans, and other academic and administrative leaders to generate, implement, and oversee strategies to achieve all of the University’s stated objectives: excellence in research, scholarship, creative work, and teaching; improving student access and completion; and providing a high-quality student experience.

The EVPAA’s portfolio includes oversight of a team that promotes and advances OtP initiatives such as academic affairs, curricular matters, academic training and professional development, online and hybrid education, and employee and labor relations matters. In addition, the EVPAA is a principle partner with the Provost when it comes to designing and implementing academic initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

• Must be a tenured full professor.

• Must have PhD or terminal degree.

• Must bring demonstrated expertise in and commitment to promoting diversity and inclusiveness.

• Must have experience as an academic administrator (e.g., dean, associate dean, department head, vice provost, assistant/associate vice provost).

Professional Competencies

• Proven leadership ability in an interdisciplinary team environment.

• Ability to successfully lead vice provosts and manage OtP projects.

• Effective interpersonal and communication skills.

• Demonstrated expertise in working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

• Demonstrated ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and shifting priorities while meeting strict deadlines.

• Demonstrated record of resourceful and effective approach to major tasks and ability to bring projects to timely completion.

• Demonstrated strong analytical, critical thinking, and writing skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with and evidence of understanding of sponsored research.

• A commitment to effective, inclusive, and collaborative leadership.

• Understanding and experience with promotion and tenure process for different types of university faculty.

• Experience with graduate education and programs.

• Experience with and evidence of understanding of labor relations.

FLSA Exempt:Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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Advertised:29 Aug 2019Pacific Daylight Time

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