health and dental coveragelife insurancelong-term disability403B plantuition benefits and more Requirements:Salve Regina University seeks an innovative and experiencedacademic leader to advance the quality and reputation of graduateand professional development programs. The Vice Provost will be aleader of recognized accomplishment, vision, and intellectualbreadth, who has demonstrated a strong entrepreneurial andstrategic bent. The Vice Provost will have demonstrated excellentmanagement and communications skills, an understanding of the adultlearner market, a commitment to excellence, and an ability to workimaginatively with a management team, faculty members andadministrative colleagues. The Vice Provost should have experienceworking in a complex environment, and possess a track recordshowing commitment to diversity. The Vice Provost must possess adrive to motivate others, to build, and to execute. Finally, she orhe must possess the academic credibility and collaborativepersonality to work across disciplinary and college boundaries tooffer excellent, innovative and strong programs and degrees thatmake sound academic and financial sense. The following criteria areessential: Additional Information:Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligibleemployees including: About Salve Regina University:Salve Regina University seeks an agile, entrepreneurial, andcreative leader to serve as Vice Provost, Graduate and ProfessionalStudies. Established as an independent college in the Catholictradition by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is anationally recognized, highly selective, residential liberal artsuniversity with a vibrant academic program that spans liberaleducation and professional preparation in a curriculum designed toencourage lifelong learners and responsible global citizens. One of17 institutions of higher education founded by the Sisters of Mercyof the Americas, Salve Regina offers undergraduate and graduateprograms to 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students. Salve Reginavalues academic excellence, community and collaboration,compassion, competence, belief in the dignity of each person,integrity, rigorous intellectual inquiry, service, socialresponsibility, and a spirit of hospitality and commitment todiversity. Located in the vibrant and historic city of Newport onNarragansett Bay, an area of stunning beauty and historicalsignificance, Salve Regina sits on 75 acres in an historicdistrict; preserving the historic character of its buildings hasbeen a reflection of Salve Regina’s commitment to stewardship thatis central to the Mercy mission. Job Description:BASIC FUNCTION:The Vice Provost will demonstrate excellent management andcommunications skills; an understanding of the adult learnermarket; a commitment to excellence; the ability to workimaginatively with a management team, faculty members, andadministrative colleagues; and a drive to motivate others, tobuild, and to execute. An earned doctorate or terminal degree froman accredited institution is strongly preferred. Experiencemanaging a P&L in higher education and/or industry is essentialas is a vision for the education of adult learners andpost-traditional students and an understanding of critical successfactors driving innovative academic and professionalprograms.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Reporting to the Provost, the Vice Provost drives strategic andoperational efforts to position Salve Regina as a leading providerof graduate and professional education for the New England region.The Vice Provost must understand how to sustain, deliver, support,create, and expand high quality academic and professional educationprograms in formats that meet the needs of traditional andnontraditional students and challenge them to achieve academicexcellence. The Vice Provost leads the vision, strategy andtactical plan for graduate and professional studies and isaccountable for financial analysis, forecasting, and achievement ofrevenue targets for this portfolio.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The Vice Provost will demonstrate excellent management andcommunications skills; an understanding of the adult learnermarket; a commitment to excellence; the ability to workimaginatively with a management team, faculty members, andadministrative colleagues; and a drive to motivate others, tobuild, and to execute. An earned doctorate or terminal degree froman accredited institution is strongly preferred. Experiencemanaging a P&L in higher education and/or industry is essentialas is a vision for the education of adult learners andpost-traditional students and an understanding of critical successfactors driving innovative academic and professionalprograms. Commitment to the Mercy mission of Salve Regina.A strong preference for an earned doctorate or terminal degreefrom an accredited institution; p Strong proven leadership skillsand demonstrated administrative experience in higher educationand/or in a comparable role generating revenue;Established track record of conceiving, developing, andimplementing innovative, high quality, and financially successfulacademic and professional development programs (on ground, online,or hybrid) for adult learners; experience with online and lowresidency programs;Knowledge of graduate and professional development trends andpractices; a vision for the education of adult learners andpost-traditional students, knowledge of and appreciation for theirunique learning needs and intercultural competence, and a genuinecommitment to their success; understanding of critical successfactors driving innovative academic and continuing educationprograms;Experience managing a P&L in higher education and/orindustryExperience with online program management (OPM) providers;Strong project management skills;Understanding of shared governance and change managementpractices in a higher education environment;Demonstrated experience with accreditation;Evidence of entrepreneurial strength, strategic thinking,innovative attitude, strong business acumen, fiscal accountability,and willingness to experiment;Exceptional administrative, and team-building skills, acommitment to transparency;Ability to work effectively within a learning community thatincludes tenure-track, professional-track, and affiliate facultymembers and to motivate faculty and staff;Ability to serve as the external face of graduate andprofessional education at Salve Regina and represent it to itsstakeholder communities; andA high degree of integrity, fair-mindedness, agility, andflexibility. While no one candidate will likely possess them all,the successful candidate will bring a blend of many of thefollowing competencies and qualities:Established record of professional accomplishment as documentedby peer reviewed publications, presentations, and creativeactivities;Evidence of leadership that fosters interdisciplinarycollaboration between undergraduate and graduate studies;Outstanding communications skills, both one-on-one and ingroups, together with a presence and demeanor that inspiresconfidence.Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work well withdiverse constituencies; a successful track record of collaborationin achieving objectives and building bridges Application Instructions:Screening will begin in December and continue until an appointmentis made. Nominations, inquiries, and applications (including acover letter, CV, and the names of five references) should bedirected electronically to [email protected] . Salve Regina University strives to provide equal opportunity inemployment and education to all employees, students and applicants.No employee, student or applicant shall be discriminated against orharassed on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion,disability, age, marital or parental status, military or veteranstatus, genetic information or any other basis protected byapplicable federal or state law, in the administration of SalveRegina’s employment policies, education policies, admissionpolicies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and otherUniversity administered programs. In accordance with Title IX, itdoes not discriminate on the basis of sex in any of its educationalprograms or activities. Salve Regina is also committed to makingits programs and campus accessible to its visitors and compliantwith all applicable non-discrimination laws.