Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (EVCP). Reporting directly to the chancellor, the EVCP is the university’s second-ranking officer and serves as the chief academic officer, bringing broad vision and executive leadership to campuswide policy, planning, initiatives and operations. The EVCP works closely with the chancellor in the formulation and implementation of academic and administrative policies, serves as acting chancellor in the chancellor’s absence and is the liaison to the UCLA Academic Senate. In pursuing these responsibilities, the EVCP collaborates with academic leaders across campus and the University of California system, building on campus strengths, creating synergies and supporting collaboration for the greater benefit of the campus academic enterprise, UCLA and the University of California.
Campus leaders reporting jointly to the chancellor and the EVCP are the vice chancellors responsible for academic personnel; administration; equity, diversity and inclusion; external affairs; finance; health sciences; legal affairs; research; strategic communications; and student affairs. Reporting directly to the EVCP are the deans of the College of Letters and Science, the Graduate Division, the professional schools, undergraduate education and UCLA Extension; vice provosts for enrollment management, information technology, the Institute of American Cultures, and international studies and global engagement; the university librarian; and the associate vice provost for the Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA. For additional information about UCLA’s administrative organization, please visit: www.ucla.edu/about/leadership.
The chancellor and search advisory committee seek an accomplished scholar and academic administrator with a strong record of strategic leadership in academic planning and development; demonstrated commitment to and success in advancing institutional diversity goals; significant experience in establishing collaborative, interdisciplinary initiatives that bring together faculty, academic staff and students from multiple disciplines; a strong commitment to shared governance; a record of achievement in working with a diverse academic community; expertise establishing and strengthening international collaborations; proven success in strategic planning, budgeting and resource management and in faculty recruitment, development and retention; and a record of active participation as a creative leader in attaining institutional academic fundraising goals. Candidates should have substantial administrative leadership experience in a research university, preferably in a public setting; capacity to exercise leadership at the campus, local, state, national and international levels; exemplary interpersonal and communication abilities; the highest level of integrity; a passion for UCLA’s public mission and for the promotion and attainment of its goals to enrich our society through education, research and service; and credentials that merit appointment at the rank of full professor.
Situated on 419 acres, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, UCLA is enriched by the cultural diversity of the dynamic greater Los Angeles area, as well as the geographic advantages of Southern California. One of the world’s preeminent public research universities, UCLA is an international leader in breadth and quality of academic, research, health care, wellness, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs, with more than 5,200 faculty members who teach approximately 46,000 students in the UCLA College and 12 professional schools. UCLA is consistently ranked among the top institutions nationally for research funding, having generated an average of more than $1.1 billion in research grants and contracts annually for more than 10 years.
Confidential review of applications, nominations and expressions of interest will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. Address inquiries and nominations to our SP&A consultants Alberto Pimentel, Will Gates and Sal Venegas Jr. (email@example.com). To be ensured full consideration, please submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 21, 2022.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction