- Title Code 3785000 Provost (MP)
- Title Code 3785007 Provost (Biological Sciences) (MP)
- Title Code 3785025 Provost for Graduate Studies and Research (MP)
- Title Code 3768120 Provost for Levin Institute (MP)
These titles are in the unclassified service and is designated Managerial/Confidential. Appointees to Managerial/Confidential titles serve at the pleasure of the chief administrative officer and are not represented for collective negotiations
PROVOST is a major academic administrative officer at a large University Center campus; s/he has responsibility for the coordination and development of multi-disciplinary curricula to best utilize the physical and personnel resources within campus jurisdiction and to maintain liaison with Provosts in other academic areas to ensure that appropriate supportive elective courses and programs may be developed that are beneficial to the academic enrichment of the entire student body. Does related work as required. The Provost assists and advises the Deans of the major academic areas under her/his jurisdiction in the areas of academic policy, curriculum, research and development, faculty recruitment and retention, and in the area of student admissions (particularly in the areas of multi-disciplinary majors). The Provost has administrative responsibility for the allocation of funds among the various schools and departments within her/his area of discipline. As a major academic officer, s/he serves on campus committees on academic policy and is expected to participate in various policy-making bodies on the campus and to take a lead in campus governance. Typical areas where a Provost might be expected to serve are the areas of admissions policy, student governance, faculty and staff rules and bylaws, and presidential advising. A Provost is expected to hold con- current faculty rank at the level of full professor.
The title of Provost is followed by a descriptive phrase that serves to identify the particular academic disciplinary area. The following descriptive areas are typical. Those listed in bold print, and above with title codes, currently exist in the SUNY title structure:
Arts and Letters, Biological Sciences, Educational Research and Development, Educational Studies, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Graduate Studies and Research, Health Sciences, Humanities and Fine Arts, Inter-Institutional Planning, Law and Jurisprudence, Levin Institute, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Social Science and Administration, and Undergraduate Education
Doctorate and a substantial number of years of faculty and academic administrative and managerial experience of a high- level nature.
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