Associate Professor or Professor and Associate Provost for UCF Downtown

University of Central Florida

United States

November 4, 2021


Associate Professor or Professor and Associate Provost for UCF Downtown

Apply now Job no: 501199 Work type: Faculty Location: UCF Downtown Orlando Categories: Provost's Office

Classification Title:

Associate Professor or Professor and Associate Provost for UCF Downtown

Administrative Title:

Associate Provost

Job Description:

Academic Affairs is pleased to invite applications from the UCF community for the position of associate provost for UCF Downtown.

The associate provost for UCF Downtown provides leadership for UCF Downtown operations, initiatives, partnerships, and community relations. This innovative leader is responsible for fostering a dynamic and inviting environment that promotes collaboration, cooperation, and interdisciplinarity in student success, faculty excellence, and community involvement. The associate provost for UCF Downtown reports to the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs and will serve as a member of the provost's leadership team.

The associate provost will lead UCF's partnership with Valencia College Downtown and collaborate with leaders of the UCF Downtown academic programs, UCF resources (Student Learning and Academic Success), downtown communities, and Valencia College Downtown to develop a holistic student academic experience. The successful candidate will provide oversight of UCF Downtown operational activities, partnering with UCF resources (Facilities and Safety; Space Administration; Instructional Resources; Student Development and Enrollment Services, including Housing and Residence Life; General Counsel), Valencia College Downtown, the City of Orlando and Creative Village Development, to ensure the efficient operation of downtown facilities.

Building relationships with communities including business, governmental, educational, non-profit and residential partners on behalf of UCF Downtown and its academic programs is a key aspect of this position. The associate provost will give UCF Downtown visibility in those communities through informal interactions and formal opportunities. Additionally, the associate provost will serve the Parramore Community Engagement Council and engage community members to identify, align, and carry out efforts to cultivate an interconnected environment that promotes access, innovation, and research.

Advances philanthropic efforts through partnership with UCF Foundation and the downtown academic leadership, for UCF Downtown initiatives and programs is also expected.


AA-Office of the Provost and Vice President

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Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must be current UCF tenured faculty at the rank of associate professor or professor.

Preferred Qualifications:

We seek an innovative leader with demonstrated commitment to a metropolitan environment, experience developing academic programs, service in community engagement, fostering partnerships, building philanthropy, and proven financial and operational acumen.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open to current UCF tenured faculty at the rank of associate professor or professor only.

Additional Application Materials Required:

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources webstie, www. In addition to the online application, interested candidates should also upload the following as attachments in the online system: Cover letter of application; a curriculum vita; the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Please address your cover letters to Dr. Jana L. Jasinski, Search Committee Chair, University of Central Florida.

Note: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Please contact Dr. Jana Jasinski at with questions about this position.

Florida Clause:

UCF's expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: https:// www. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

Advertised: October 08, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: November 04, 2021 11:55PM Eastern Daylight Time

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