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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

(Presidential search) 

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

Executive director, Institute for Contemporary Art 

Posted 4/25/2018

Virginia Commonwealth University invites nominations for and applications from individuals interested in assuming an exciting leadership opportunity as executive director for the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA). The director will provide the creative vision, executive leadership and strategic direction for the ICA, shaping its role as an outstanding arts institution and working symbiotically with the VCU School of the Arts. Learn more


Associate vice provost, Institutional Research and Decision Support

Posted 5/1/2018

Virginia Commonwealth University invites nominations for and applications from experienced and accomplished individuals interested in joining its team as Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Research and Decision Support. Reporting to the provost, the associate vice provost plays a critical role in organizational decision-making by leading the university’s institutional research and reporting efforts. Learn more