Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs

The State University of New York at Oswego in New York

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 5, 2017
Type Executive
Employment Type Full-time


The State University of New York at Oswego invites nominations and applications for the position of Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs. The ideal candidate should have compassion, integrity, and a commitment to diversity, affirmative action, and multicultural education.

Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse.  Consistently receiving high ratings for academic quality, Oswego offers its 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communication, and teacher education. Oswego is a collegial and vibrant community that fosters many scholarly and creative opportunities for students generated from its forward-looking strategic plan; expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities; and extensive and growing state-of-the-art facilities. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The Provost will provide leadership for the academic division – its departments, programs and support services. As Vice President, the Provost also serves as chief administrative officer in the absence of the President.

The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. (ASI).  A full description of the position, required and desired qualifications, and instructions for application are available at under the Current Searches tab.

Review of candidates will begin January 10 and the search will continue until the position is filled. However, only complete applications received by February 24, 2017, can be assured full consideration.  Applications, nominations, requests for information, and requests for confidential conversations with Jessica Kozloff, ASI senior consultant, should be sent to

SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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