Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY TRI-CITIES
Title: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience Position: Permanent full-time, tenure-track Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Washington State University Tri-Cities (WSUTC) invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. WSUTC seeks a leader with a strong record of accomplishments, suited to guide management, education, research, and outreach at a land grant university. The Vice Chancellor is responsible for administration of all academic programs with budget oversight. Responsibilities includes working with faculty, staff, and students to ensure outstanding educational programs, excellence in research and outreach activities. The Vice Chancellor will develop and maintain productive relationships with alumni and with the external business community. The position is at the rank of professor (tenure or tenure-track). Minimum qualifications include earned doctoral degree, academic credentials, or professional qualification that merit appointment as a tenured Professor, a record of increasing administrative responsibility including fiscal and managerial skills and a demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion for diverse populations.
Salary is negotiable, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is an administrative position at WSUTC and will participate on the Chancellorís Executive team.
Major responsibilities include coordination and collaboration in academic planning, budgeting, hiring, capital and space planning, increasing research and scholarship among faculty and staff, annual and third-year reviews, tenure and promotion, student outcomes assessment, student recruitment and retention, marketing, communication, brand development and other applicable academic, system-wide advocacy for campus academic programs, and administrative processes.
Screening of applicants will begin February 17, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.
Washington State University
Washington State University is a top-tier doctoral research university that conducts influential research and provides world-class education to a diverse student population of approximately 27,000 students statewide. Founded in Pullman in 1890, WSU today consists of four campuses: Pullman (22,000 students), Spokane (1,200 students), Tri-Cities (1,500 students), and Vancouver (3,000 students). WSU is a multi-campus system that shares one central administration and one faculty. WSU is Washington’s land-grant university. Students choose from more than 250 fields of study and learn in a challenging, hands-on environment. The University strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff and students. As a land-grant institution, Washington State University is committed to excellence in research, learning, and outreach to all constituents.
WSU Tri-Cities is an urban campus of Washington State University, located in Richland, which, along with Kennewick and Pasco, make up the Tri-Cities, Washington. The campus draws from a regional population of approximately 260,000 and is located in the heart of Washington wine country. The growing campus has approximately 1,500 students who are served by nearly 80 full-time faculty and over 250 adjunct faculty, many of whom are full-time researchers and scientists at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Legislative funding, tremendous community leadership and support, and partnerships with businesses and community organizations, have resulted in many exciting new and expanded initiatives. WSU Tri-Cities is currently seeking the designation as the only public, four-year Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Washington and has model outreach programs including MESA and GEAR-UP. WSU Tri-Cities offers 18 bachelor’s, 10 master’s and six doctoral degrees. Learn more at www.tricity.wsu.edu.
An application should include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; a C.V.; a statement of leadership vision, research plans, teaching experience and interests, and the name of three references with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. References will not be contacted without consent from applicants. The application must be submitted online at www.wsujobs.com and select position #118638.
Nominations may be sent to:
Dr. Danny L. Talbot, Search Committee Chair
c/o Karina Barajas
Washington State University Tri-Cities
2710 Crimson Way
Richland, WA 99354-1671
WSU IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, Vietnam-era or disabled veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 or over are encouraged to apply. Accommodations for applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act are available upon request. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Services.