Complete Executive Vice President & Provost position description 

Loyola Marymount University invites nominations and applications for a Executive Vice President and Provost.

Founded in 1911, Loyola Marymount University ("LMU") is a comprehensive university and a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions. Serving more than 6100 undergraduate students and 3100 graduate and law students, LMU offers 57 major and 51 minor undergraduate degrees and programs, 43 master's degree programs, a doctoral degree in education, a juris doctorate, and 13 credential programs from six colleges or schools and the Loyola Law School. LMU is interwoven into the fabric of Los Angeles, the world's capital of creativity and diversity, where cultures, religions, races, languages all interconnect. LMU's main campus is located in the heart of Silicon Beach, where tech innovation thrives and world-changing ideas are imagined and formed. LMU has an average student-to-faculty ration of 11:1 and has been recognized nationally and internationally with top-20 rankings for many of its programs, curricula, and student life. LMU's highly esteemed faculty are globally recognized scholars, including Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, Fulbright Scholars, and many other accomplished academic leaders. The university's co-curricular programs include 22 Division I and varsity sports, 19 housing facilities, 173 registered student organizations, 21 inter/national Greek fraternities/sororities, and nationally acclaimed student-run media programs in radio, television, yearbook, and newspaper.

LMU delivers an exceptional learning experience to its students. It enrolls an increasingly talented and diverse student body from across the United States and nearly 100 countries. It recruits, retains, and supports a diverse, mission-centered faculty committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and creative work.

Reporting to the President, the Executive Vice President and Provost ("EVP/Provost") is responsible for academic affairs and student affairs. In partnership with the president, the EVP/Provost is responsible for articulating and advancing the distinctive nature, culture, and heritage of LMU as a Catholic university in the Jesuit and Marymount traditions across multiple internal and external settings. He/she furthers the university's commitment to academic excellence, inclusive excellence, and the preparation of students to learn, lead lives of meaning and purpose, and be thought leaders in a global society. The EVP/Provost provides a collaborative style of leadership reflecting LMU's strong commitment to shared governance.

In conjunction with and at the direction of the President, the EVP/Provost will lead LMU toward the fulfillment of its mission – the encouragement of learning; the education of the whole person; and the service of faith and the promotion of justice.

The EVP/Provost will work closely with the faculty, staff, and institutional partners to direct activities in support of academic success; steward student learning outcomes and ongoing assessment; foster excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service; and actualize our ambitious strategic initiatives as articulated in our current strategic plan, "Forming Leaders who Transform the World." The EVP/Provost chairs and directs the University budget committee and process, the Deans' Council, the Provost's Council, and the Provost's Planning Council, and the Senior Vice President Leadership Group. The EVP/Provost will also actively engage in the recruitment, retention, and professional development of the University's faculty and staff, as well as foster an inclusive environment that supports students, faculty, and staff.

Confidential nominations, applications, and inquiries should be sent to:

LMU, an equal opportunity employer, values diversity and is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment as defined by federal, state and local law. Loyola Marymount seeks professionally outstanding candidates who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is actively working to promote an intercultural learning community.