Associate Provost

Associate Provost

Founded in 1870 by a family of inventors, Stevens Institute of Technology is a student-centric research university, with technology at its core and the student experience always in mind. Stevens is home to diverse and talented students, faculty and staff who contribute to a rich and vibrant university community. Stevens educates more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students annually, employing more than 330 full-time faculty in four academic divisions offering more than 30 majors, and a total staff of 680. Stevens is located in Hoboken, NJ.

The University has created and sustained an academic culture that is close-knit and uniquely agile, responding quickly to societal needs. The broad-based nature of the curriculum is exceptionally rigorous and grounded in technological and scientific training yet infused with the humanities. Collaboration is at the core of Stevens’ success and innovation. Faculty within the three schools and one college continually work across disciplines toward effective solutions to pressing challenges.

The Associate Provost will have direct responsibility for the Office of the Provost staff, the Office of the Registrar, and assist in the day-to-day management of the Offices of International Student and Scholar Services and Institutional Research and Effectiveness.

Reporting directly to the Provost and operating as part of a collaborative team, the Associate Provost will oversee a staff of 9 full-time employees, leading and managing the Office of the Provost to ensure high standards of excellence and responsiveness, operating with a high level of professionalism, accuracy, attention to detail, creativity, and integrity. The Associate Provost will represent the interests and priorities of the Provost through effective communication, coordination, and integration of academic initiatives, priorities, and objectives. The full position description can be found here: Associate Provost 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, public policy, science, engineering, education or other related field;
  • Master’s degree or doctoral degree in a related field (preferred but not required);
  • Minimum of 10 years of academic and/or administrative (preferably, a combination) experience;
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion;
  • Prior direct personnel and budget management experience;
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills;
  • Exemplary communications skills and writing ability with audiences at all levels within the university;
  • Ability to work effectively with various constituencies;
  • Demonstrated successes in programmatic, budgetary, and financial planning;
  • Understanding of the university’s academic enterprise and administrative operations; Strong organizational acumen;
  • Strong technology skills and savviness;
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills;
  • Confidence to act independently, as a team member, or as a team leader as circumstances dictate;
  • Accuracy and attention to detail; and
  • Sound judgment and discretion.

For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications to:

Holly Jackson, Managing Associate
Storbeck Search

Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy- related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.

Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and encourage applications from female and minority candidates, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.