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Vice Provost of Academic Personnel and Inclusive Excellence Academic Administrator Series

Application Window

Open February 8th, 2021 through Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Purpose: The University of California (UC) seeks a highly motivated individual with an exceptional academic record to serve as Vice Provost of Academic Personnel and Inclusive Excellence for the University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR). Through leadership, vision and strategy the successful applicant will advance academic excellence in research and Cooperative Extension, while implementing UC’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

This senior leader will navigate the UC ANR system and support success of new academics, strategize best methods for interpretation and implementation of policy, and ensure consistency in policy implementation and treatment of academics across all UC ANR programs and locations. The position provides oversight of academic hiring and the academic peer review process, and is expected to develop and deliver a mentoring program for new and advanced UC ANR academics. Additionally, the position is responsible for ensuring that diversity, equity and inclusion are prioritized for all employees across the division. The successful applicant must have outstanding data collection and reporting skills and will set direction for continuous improvement, increasing UC ANR’s reach to all California residents, enhancing programmatic impact.

Additionally, it is expected that this position will identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion building cultural competence, understanding and activism of employees on all levels, and helping create and drive a culture of inclusion and belonging. This senior leadership role is charged with creating an environment of learning and leadership development that facilitates the implementation of UC ANR’s diversity, equity and inclusion goals throughout the organization.

The Vice Provost of Academic Personnel and Inclusive Excellence is a key member of a combined leadership team, including the Vice Provost of Strategic Initiatives and Statewide Programs, the Vice Provost of Research and Extension, and the Associate Vice President. This senior leader is the liaison to UC ANR’s Academic Assembly Council.

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Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Leadership Statement

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - . Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI): Please submit a 1-page Statement of Contributions to DEI addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through personal experience, teaching, research, extension, professional activity, and/or service. This should include how you would ensure that all potential clientele have access and benefit from your program.

    Guidelines for writing a DEI Statement can be found at:

  • College Level Transcripts - College Level Transcripts: Electronic transcripts or legible scanned copies (PDF) of original transcripts will be accepted. Transcripts must identify course work completed, grades earned, degrees conferred and confer dates. Please DO NOT send transcripts that are password protected.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Job location

Davis, CA