The Vice Provost for Faculty will work closely with faculty, Faculty Senate and the Deans to position the University of Idaho to successfully achieve the goals articulated in the Strategic Plan. The plan emphasizes the need for our continued focus on higher levels of excellence. Excellence in research, teaching and service will be influenced by the faculty we hire, the growth opportunities for those faculty, and the support faculty receive. The Vice Provost for Faculty will assist in the assessment of our current faculty strengths and size and suggest a path forward for continued professional growth in support of our mission and strategic plan. In addition, the Vice Provost for Faculty will foster an inclusive and diverse community of faculty to support the Strategic Plan goal to cultivate a valued and diverse community.
Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice President, this position will partner with other Vice Provosts and the Deans to provide leadership for the recruitment, development, and retention of a high quality faculty engaged in teaching, research / scholarly activity, and outreach / engagement. Working in partnership with other Vice Provosts, Deans, Department Chairs / Administrators, and faculty, the Vice Provost for Faculty will improve and sustain current faculty support programs to assure the University of Idaho's continued commitment to faculty excellence.
Contract terms negotiable but anticipated 12 month contract.