CUNY Associate Provost - Assistant Vice President in Queens, New York


Queens College of the City University of New York invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Provost of Research and Faculty Affairs. Queens College of CUNY is a liberal arts institution with commitments to:

  • The education of undergraduates across its four Divisions (Mathematics & Natural Sciences, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Education)

  • Scholarship and research across all components

  • Graduate education at the Masters level

  • Professional certification programs

  • Cooperation with the other components of CUNY, particularly including the Graduate Center through which it participates in various Ph.D. Programs

The Associate Provost will report directly to the Provost.


  • Serve as the deputy to the Provost.

  • Coordinate the development of new academic programs including assisting departments with consideration by the UCC and Academic Senate, respond to requests on programs from CUNY Office of Academic Affairs, respond to requests from the State Education Department; communicate with the State Education Department on registration of programs; communicate HEGIS codes to the Registrar and Office of Publications, as well as to relevant program deans, chairs, and other faculty administrators

  • Assist faculty, departments, and programs in complying with university and college policies and procedures, especially with regard to curriculum, grading, and registration of new programs and provide assistance on these issues to the Registrar, the USSC and Academic Advising

  • Together with the Dean of Institutional Effectiveness, interact with the college's regional accrediting agency, the Middle States Association, including the development of self-studies, organization of site visits, and other related activities

  • Facilitate the college's Academic Program Review process including the year-end report, assisting the departments in preparing the studies, providing guidance, review and help gathering information, participating in external review meetings, providing comments on the five year plans

  • Develop the college's outcomes assessment plans and assist departments in developing their plans, working closely with the Office of Institutional Effectiveness

  • Check University, Chancellor's, and Routine Academic Matters reports for accuracy, especially with regard to academic program changes

  • Assist new faculty on campus by organizing the New Faculty Orientation, including selecting the date, inviting speakers, choosing materials for the orientation packet, book the rooms and meals, facilitating assignment of mentors, inviting new faculty to the Fall Faculty and Staff Assembly and collecting short biographies, assist with other events for new faculty

  • Organize workshops and professional learning opportunities for untenured faculty, associate professors and chairs

  • Oversee the Center for Teaching and Learning, the Writing Center and all related writing programs on campus

  • Supervise the offices of Research and Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance, including assisting in the improvement of research at the college, participation in facilities renovation, distribution of GRTI funds, and institutional grant development

  • Supervise the interdisciplinary and ethnic studies programs and centers such as Women’s Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Jewish Studies, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Irish Studies, and the Asian American Center

  • Supervise the offices of International Student Services and Global Education, including related programs such as Education Abroad, Global Education Initiatives, the China Program, and International Students and Scholars.

  • Provide leadership and advice in the area of international affairs, including matters of international outreach, exchange, and curriculum.

Coordinate the efforts of these offices with other offices/departments as needed, including the English Language Institute to support its efforts to recruit international students.

  • Facilitate communicate and coordination of programs and Centers with the activities of departments and other College offices to foster recruitment and retention of undergraduates and encourage academic growth and success.

  • Work with the Directors of each program and center on issues pertaining to curriculum development, enrollment, and outcomes assessment.

  • Provide budget oversight for all reporting units

  • Serve on the Dean's Council, the President’s Council, the President's Extended Cabinet, and the Undergraduate and Graduate Scholastic Standards Committees.

  • Serve on University and college committees on research and graduate programs.

  • Develop data analysis and other reports as requested by the Provost.

  • Other duties or projects as assigned by the Provost or President.



This position is in CUNY's Executive Compensation Plan. All executive positions require a minimum of a Bachelor's degree and eight years' related experience. Additional qualifications are defined below by the College.


  • An earned Doctorate

  • A minimum of five years teaching in a higher education institution

  • A minimum of two years working in higher education administration

The successful candidate will also have demonstrated a distinguished record of achievement in scholarly and service pursuits, a demonstrated commitment to equal opportunity, cultural and gender diversity, and an understanding of the essential values of academic integrity and civility in a community of learners.


Assistant Vice President


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Open until filled, with review to begin August 8, 2018


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Job Title: Associate Provost - Assistant Vice President

Job ID: 18711

Location: Queens College

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular