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The Office of the Provost is dedicated to ensuring a safe, high-quality and engaged learning experience for all students; ensuring that the institution recruits and retains a talented and diverse faculty and provides the resources necessary to conduct world-class teaching, scholarship, research, service and creative expression. 


Vice President of Research and Innovation

Posted 7/31/2017

As the university’s leader for research and innovation, this position will provide strategic and operational leadership as VCU continues to ascend to higher levels in research and innovation. The Vice President will be responsible for ensuring that VCU faculty and staff have the resources, information, and training needed to continue to produce the most cutting edge research; are competitive in securing external funding; are provided opportunities to work collaboratively across disciplines, nationally and internationally; have the tools to develop world-class scholarship, research and creative expression; and are equipped to advance contributions to the community at large. Learn more


Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management

Posted 10/03/2017

VCU seeks a national expert in student enrollment strategy, recruitment and retention. Broadly, the vice provost provides leadership and oversight related to the recruitment, retention and graduation of students at all levels. The successful candidate works closely with senior leadership within and outside of the division. The Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management provides strategic leadership and direction in all facets for planning and meeting the enrollment, recruitment and retention goals of the university. Learn more.


Dean, School of Social Work

Posted 10/04/2017

Virginia Commonwealth University invites nominations for and applications from individuals for dean, School of Social Work. The dean will take the lead in shaping the future of the school, articulating a vision that defines its standard of excellence, the directions of its growth and the new and established multi-disciplinary connections that are possible across the university. Learn more.


Dean, University College

Posted 10/10/2017

Virginia Commonwealth University invites nominations for and applications from individuals interested in assuming an exciting leadership opportunity as Dean, University College. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the dean will provide vision, leadership and active management to support transformational learning. The person selected for this position will collaborate with college faculty and partners across campus to enhance student success. Learn more.