Vice Provost for Planning

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California State University, Long Beach invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Provost for Planning in the Division of Academic Affairs. We seek an experienced, creative, and inspiring leader who will articulate a compelling vision for the University that builds upon its reputation for academic excellence and outstanding professional preparation.

The Vice Provost for Planning is the principal deputy of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs in matters of strategic planning, budget, enrollment management, facilities, and technologies. The position supervises a large staff devoted specifically to enrollment services, including an Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Services. In addition, this position oversees the institutional research function of the University. An essential aspect of the role of Vice Provost for Planning is the ability to develop high-level models related to budget, enrollment, and facilities usage for use in strategic planning.

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Appointment is effective on or about July 3, 2017. Review of applications to begin no sooner than November 28, 2016. Position open until filled.

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