The University of Michigan seeks nominations and invites applications for the position of Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.

About the Position: The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (EVPAA) is the chief academic officer and chief budget officer for the University’s Ann Arbor campus, and is responsible for leadership of the educational, scholarly, and research missions of the institution and for fostering academic excellence and integrity. The Provost and EVPAA reports to the University President and works closely with the President and Board of Regents in a role of broad leadership and oversight. The Provost reviews recommendations for faculty appointment, promotion and tenure across the University and is responsible for many other functions and programs intended to foster the academic excellence of the institution. As chief budget officer, he or she oversees the annual budget process and long term budgetary model and planning for the entire campus. In these roles, he or she works closely with the deans of the 19 schools and colleges as well as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, who has general responsibility for the financial affairs of the University; and the Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs and Dean of the UM Medical School, who serves as the chief executive officer for the academic medical center (Michigan Medicine) and affiliated entities.

About the University of Michigan: The University of Michigan is one of the great public research universities in the nation and the world. From the time of its founding in 1817, it has developed into a national model of a complex, diverse, and comprehensive institution of higher learning that supports excellence in research, provides outstanding undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, and demonstrates commitment to public service and engagement. It is one of only two institutions consistently ranked among the nation’s top ten public universities. Many of its departments and professional schools are ranked among the top ten in the country. The University has an annual budget of over $7 billion and $1.3 billion in annual research expenditures. The Ann Arbor campus is located 35 miles west of Detroit, with regional campuses located in the cities of Dearborn and Flint. For more information about the University of Michigan, please visit

Send applications (curriculum vitae and detailed cover letter), nominations, and requests for the full-length position description to the email address below. For priority consideration, please apply by March 2, 2017.    

Ken Kring, Co-Managing Director, and Josh Ward, Ph.D., Senior Associate

Global Education Practice, Korn Ferry, Philadelphia, PA

The University of Michigan is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.