Vice Provost for Academic Innovation

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University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas

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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) seeks a visionary and strategic leader to serve as the founding Vice Provost for Academic Innovation. This is an exceptional opportunity to build on the energy of a young university with an impressive growth track and trajectory. The largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region, UTSA has more than 1,200 full-time tenure and non-tenure track faculty. With over 32,000 students enrolled, it serves 27,500 undergraduate and over 4,500 graduate students. Total research and development expenditures for the University are $68.1 million. In 2015, the University completed its first ever capital campaign, exceeding its original goal and raising more than $180 million.

The University is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement, and public service. A Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), UTSA is a next generation, multicultural institution where students from all backgrounds can excel. Cultivating an environment focused on student success, UTSA puts students first by providing a wide variety of quality programs and services designed to enrich learning and living experiences. The Vice Provost will play a pivotal role in growing online courses and programs, strengthening teaching and learning across disciplines and providing students with exceptional opportunities that foster world-engaged leaders of tomorrow.

UTSA seeks an entrepreneurial Vice Provost with imagination, drive and vision to lead the University into its next phase of academic innovation. The Vice Provost will be a collaborative leader who builds infrastructure and pedagogical pathways to online learning and programming, teaching and learning, video production, and learning technologies. S/he will be a natural coalition builder, reaching across campus to partner with colleagues to develop cutting edge and compelling programs to support and drive innovation.

UTSA has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in the recruitment of the Vice Provost for Academic Innovation. Nominations, applications, and inquiries should be submitted online: https://www.imsearch.com/6694

UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.