The New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) announces a global search and invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Provost for Student Engagement and Development.
NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in more than 50 fields of study, including computer science, data, and cybersecurity; biology and biomedical studies; architecture and design; engineering; health professions and medicine; IT and digital technologies; management; communications and marketing; education and counseling; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education, NYIT welcomes more than 9,000 students worldwide. The university has campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury), New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world. NYIT embraces its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, give all qualified students access to opportunity, and support research and scholarship that benefit the larger world. More than 100,000 NYIT alumni comprise an engaged network of doers, makers, and innovators prepared change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.
The Assistant Provost serves as the Chief Student Affairs Officer for the New York campuses, reporting directly to the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Reporting to the Assistant Provost is the Dean of Students, Director of Military and Veterans Affairs, Director of Career Services, Senior Director of Experiential Education, and Director of International Education.
The Assistant Provost is responsible for developing and leading a bold and strategic outlook that informs a compelling action plan to transform student development and engagement, aligns with institutional priorities, and clearly embraces the unique NYIT student body and the realities of their lives. The incumbent will be a bridge builder and be expected to form relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrative colleagues to optimize seamless student experiences that foster personal, career, and academic successes. The Assistant Provost will connect with alumni and community leaders to build new and refine existing meaningful opportunities for NYIT students with external partners such as industry (from small businesses to large corporations), government, the non-profit sector, and other community organizations.
Preferred Qualifications Include the Following:
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting New York Institute of Technology in the search. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. A complete application will include a resume, letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position’s duties, responsibilities and qualifications, and five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence until the final round of interviews. The anticipated start is January 2020.
Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should send an email with information about the nominated person to Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. Please include the name, position, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee.
Confidential inquiries, nomination and application materials should be submitted here as well as directed to:
Betty Turner Asher or Lauren McCaghren
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
42 Business Center Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
Phone: 850.650.2277 / Fax: 850.650.2272
For more information on New York Institute of Technology, visit https://www.nyit.edu/.
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Director, Compliance and Title IX Coordinator and 504 Coordinator
New York Institute of Technology
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Old Westbury, NY 11568
NYIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity