Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

University of Nebraska in Nebraska

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 25, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs


The University of Nebraska invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.


The person in this position will participate in a wide range of initiatives and policy issues affecting academic programs on all campuses of the University of Nebraska.  Specific responsibilities include working with the Provost to provide leadership for the Universitys multi-campus academic initiatives; identifying strategic areas for research opportunities; building interdisciplinary collaboration between campuses; organizing the review of new graduate programs and faculty proposals for research and teaching support; and working with senior campus administrators, faculty, state legislators, industry partners, and other external groups to advance research. The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs will also work with the Provost and Institutional Research to prepare Strategic Framework reports for the Board of Regents.  Other duties will include liaison with the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, various Graduate College and academic program matters, events, projects, and duties associated with the work of the Office of the Provost.


The Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs reports to the Provost.  Individuals who are nominated or apply should have a Ph.D. or its equivalent, in a field of science, experience with federal grants and several years of administrative experience.  Science background or administrative responsibilities across several disciplines including science areas preferred.


Nomination letters are being accepted at  

Applications are being collected on line at


Application materials include a letter of application providing details about professional experience and talents applicable to this position; a current curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three professional references. Applicant review will begin on August 15, 2014.


The University of Nebraska is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, which seeks and encourages expression of interest from minorities and groups traditionally under represented.  If you need an accommodation in order to apply, please call 402-472-2111.


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