This title is in the unclassified service and is designated Managerial/Confidential. Appointees to this Managerial/Confidential title serves at the pleasure of the SUNY Board of Trustees and are not represented for collective negotiations. Appointees to this title may also possess concurrent faculty rank.
ACTING PRESIDENT serves as chief administrative officer of a University campus when the office of the present is not covered as a result of a leave or separation from service. Acting Presidents, like Presidents, provide leadership and direct the most complex, demanding, and frequently sensitive responsibilities in the areas of teaching-learning, scholarship-research, and appropriate public service. Recommends policy to System Administration and implements locally the policies of the Board of Trustees and the Chancellor; directs current and long-range planning related to institutional goals, academic programs, teaching approaches, research, public service, financing, enrollment projections, and physical plant development; assures the development and maintenance of appropriate administrative organization and policy-making structure for the most efficient and effective utilization of campus resources; supervises the development and maintenance of a personnel system concerned with the recruitment, selection, assignment, supervision, evaluation, promotion and tenure of all personnel of the institution; directs the preparation, presentation, and administration of the financial budget and the development and maintenance of the facilities and equipment necessary for the support of the campus' functions; maintains daily working relationships with the campus Council or Trustees, System Administration, other campuses of the University system and other public and private colleges and universities in regional consortia, with the State University Construction Fund, the State Dormitory Authority, the campus auxiliary services corporation, other non-State organizations on campus, State and Federal agencies and with faculty, staff, students, alumni, parents, the local community, and other constituencies.
Doctorate and progressively responsible executive experience in higher education programs, campuses or related enterprises.
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