Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Job no: 496011

SUNY Budget Title: Provost
Work type: Full time
Location: Brockport
Department: Academic Affairs
Categories: Management & Professional


The President and community of SUNY Brockport invite applications and nominations for the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The College seeks a leader who will bring energy, passion, and innovation to the role. The position affords an exceptional opportunity to create a compelling vision that marshals the collective talents of the faculty and staff to advance intellectual rigor and curricular and co-curricular innovations. The new Provost will also uphold the highest standards of service to SUNY Brockport and the community, demonstrating an unwavering commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. The new Provost is expected to take office in June of 2022.

SUNY Brockport, part of the State University of New York system, is a selective public institution that is committed to student success. It is proud of its Brockport Promise: “to engage our students each day in cultivating their capacity for intellectual, physical, and creative accomplishment.” The total enrollment is 7,924 (6,673 undergraduate, 1,251 graduate).

Located along the Erie Canal, the Village of Brockport has 8,300 residents, and is a 25-minute drive to Rochester, home to numerous museums, galleries, shops and restaurants. Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Toronto are all just a few hours drive away.

The Provost provides administrative leadership and oversight of the Division of Academic Affairs, which includes the schools of Arts and Sciences; Business and Management; and Education, Health and Human Services. The Provost also oversees the Drake Memorial Library, Center for Global Education and Engagement, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Office of Accountability and Assessment, Office of the Vice Provost, and Center for Graduate Studies. SUNY Brockport has 626 faculty, and an undergraduate student to faculty ratio of 17:1. See

As a member of the President's Cabinet, the Provost develops policy and practice on institutional issues, represents the College in SUNY decision-making and with other external agencies and bodies, and serves as a College officer/representative on public occasions. The Provost is also the campus administrative liaison to the State University of New York (SUNY) for academic matters.

For qualifications and more information about the Provost & VPAA position, go to and click on SUNY Brockport.

The search for SUNY Brockport's next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is being assisted by Academic Search. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to . Applications should consist of the following: 1) a substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations listed in the profile, 2) a current curriculum vitae, and 3) a list of five professional references with full contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. See the full profile before submitting an application.

For full consideration by the search committee, all applicant materials should be submitted by November 10. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting senior consultant, Maria Thompson at

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