Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness

Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness

University of Houston


The University of Houston (UH) invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness (APIRE). The Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness reports directly to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, and is responsible for all aspects of the development, design, and implementation of institutional research initiatives including performance management, academic data management and reporting, accreditation, and program evaluation.

The University of Houston is a Carnegie designated Tier One public research university and is    designated as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University. With more than $170 million in annual research expenditures and located at the center of major research activity across energy, health, aerospace and materials industries, UH is uniquely positioned to be a research hub for industries around the globe.

At UH, there are 19 fellows of the National Academies on the faculty, which comprises over 2,600 faculty, serving over 46,000 students. Academic units comprise 16 colleges that include the colleges of Architecture, Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Honors, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Medicine, Law, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Social Work, and Technology. 

The University of Houston’s next Associate Provost for Institutional Research and Effectiveness should possess a master’s degree or equivalent formal training in a recognized field of specialization that is directly related to the type of work being performed, a minimum of 10 years of direct job-related experience, and proven experience in conducting institutional research. The successful candidate must embrace excellence and integrity and exhibit the leadership abilities required to achieve the University’s vision.

Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided no later than March 1, 2019.  A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position, current curriculum vitae, and the names of five references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers, and email addresses. All documents should be submitted in pdf format. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number, and email address of the nominee. Greenwood/Asher & Associates (GAA), an executive search.

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