Located close to the nation's capital, Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is Virginia's largest institution of higher education and one of America's largest community colleges. Enrolling nearly 76,000 students in 2014-15 on its six campuses, NOVA serves the higher and postsecondary educational needs of students from over 180 nations enrolled in more than 100 degree and certificate programs. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College committed to student success, NOVA meets the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs that are offered by an inspired and inspiring faculty. The Manassas Campus—a community that is diverse, friendly, and committed to world-class teaching and learning—serves more than 10,000 students annually in a variety of academic and continuing education classes. It offers students intimate class sizes and increased personal attention.
Provost, Manassas Campus
NOVA invites applications for the position of Provost of its Manassas Campus. This position reports to the President of the College and is a member of the NOVA Administrative Council. The Provost serves as the chief administrative officer of the campus and coordinates all campus planning, development, budget preparation, and policy matters. Additionally, the Provost serves as the chief academic officer of the campus and provides general supervision of the student services function at the campus. The Provost directly supervises nine staff including the Dean of Science and Applied Technology; the Dean of Communication Technologies and Social Sciences; the Dean of Students; the Dean of Learning, Technology Resources and IT; and the Director of Campus Operations.
The new Provost will be a dedicated educator and a passionate advocate of the community college mission, with a demonstrated record of academic, executive, and administrative leadership as well as experience in building and effectively managing strong academic programs and student services focused upon student access and success. The Manassas Campus seeks a capable leader who demonstrates a commitment to community engagement and building partnerships, excellence in teaching, and working in and fostering a diverse, multicultural, and international community. The successful candidate will be skilled in management, budgeting, and operational procedures as well as able to lead the effective use of information technology for administrative and instructional purposes. S/he will be an effective communicator and team player with a collaborative leadership style and will be an active participant in daily campus activities. An earned doctorate is required.
Northern Virginia Community College is an integral part of a region that is rich in history and tradition yet situated at the global crossroads of the information technology economy and an important center of biotechnology and biomedical facilities. With excellent public schools and extensive cultural amenities, the region boasts an enviable quality of life.
Please submit only a letter of application and résumé/CV to NOVAMCProvost@rpainc.org
. We ask that you not provide references at this time, as they will not be retained.
For a confidential discussion, contact Dana John Cohick, Search Consultant at 800-992-9277.
For guaranteed, full consideration, please submit materials by August 11, 2016.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The Virginia Community College System is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks applications from women, minority candidates, veterans, and people with disabilities.