The Endicott College community and President Steven DiSalvo announce the creation of the position of Provost to serve as the College’s Chief Academic Officer. Since its founding in 1939, Endicott’s mission has been to transform the lives of students through its entrepreneurial spirit. The College offers students a vibrant academic environment that remains true to its founding principle of integrating professional and liberal arts with experiential learning including internship opportunities across disciplines.
Located on the North Shore of Massachusetts in Beverly, 26 miles northeast of Boston, Endicott’s oceanfront main campus enrolls 2,900 undergraduates. The College’s Van Loan School of Graduate and Professional Studies enrolls an additional 2,300 students on the Beverly campus, in Boston, online, and several international sites.
- For the ninth consecutive year, a “Great College to Work For” (Chronicle of Higher Education)
- #2 nationally for providing career preparation through internships (Wall Street Journal)
- #7 nationally for best undergraduate teaching program (US News & World Report)
- #9 nationally for internship opportunities (US News & World Report)
- #11 nationally for most innovative schools (US News)
- One of The Princeton Review’s 399 environmentally responsible schools
The Provost is Endicott’s Chief Academic Officer and reports directly to the President along with six vice presidents, General Counsel, and Chief of Staff. The Provost is also a member of President’s Council and will work extensively with the eight academic deans to advance the academic mission of the institution.
Opportunities for the Provost include:
- Collaboratively developing and implementing Endicott’s academic vision and agenda;
- Reviewing and assessing the current academic structure in partnership with the deans;
- Defining areas of growth potential in graduate and undergraduate programs;
- Establishing institution-wide academic assessment processes;
- Working collaboratively with the Endicott College Faculty Association (ECFA), the faculty union, organized under the NEA, which is responsible for negotiating and maintaining the collective bargaining agreement, as well as acting as a faculty senate and mentorship program.
Key Qualifications include:
- An earned doctorate and distinguished record of teaching, and research and/or creative activity consistent with appointment at the rank of professor;
- Progressively responsible, successful experience in senior academic leadership;
- Substantive budget management experience;
- Experience with adult education and graduate programs, including on-line and accelerated modalities;
- Significant experience with development, implementation and assessment of academic programs.
To ensure full consideration, completed applications are due by December 13th, 2019. The search page, which includes the Executive Search Profile and application nomination links is located here.
RH Perry & Associates is assisting Endicott College in their search. Please direct all confidential communications to: Dr. Kathy Krendl, Senior Consultant, and Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne, Managing Partner, at EndicottProvost@rhperry.com.
Confidential nominations can be submitted by going to: https://rhperry.com/newsearches/endicottprovost
Endicott College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment and complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. The College’s objective is to employ individuals qualified and/or trainable for open positions by virtue of job-related education, training, experience, and qualifications without regard to sex, race, religion, color, age, physical disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin or citizenship, veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other status protected by law.
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