Job Details

  • Position Title : President
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • Institution/Organization : University of Arizona
  • Location (city, state) or remote : Tucson, Arizona
  • Published Date :

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Has a background suitable for a tenured appointment as a full professor, someone with high moral character and integrity who is deeply committed to serving first-generation college students and who has demonstrated financial acumen.
  • A deep understanding of the culture, opportunities and challenges that come with being a land-grant, R1, AAU and Hispanic-Serving Institution.
  • Experience working with a broad range of constituents in developing a compelling vision for a complex organization in an environment of shared governance.
  • An understanding of and sincere appreciation for the U of A’s unique history, traditions and role within Arizona and the region, including the borderlands region and the university being situated on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples.
  • A demonstrated passion for enhancing the U of A’s student-centric learning environment and championing support services that are responsive to students’ needs.
  • Excellent operational and managerial skills, and a history of successful leadership in a complex, multi-faceted organization, particularly in times of transition and growth; ideally, in a large, public university setting.

Institutional Priorities

  • Promote excellence
  • Build a culture of communication, transparency and collaboration that builds trust
  • Support the U of A’s shared governance environment
  • Enhance Student Experience
  • Facilitate a compelling global vision for the future
  • Promote a welcoming and inclusive environment
  • Lead the U of A’s expansive academic enterprise
  • Promote philanthropic efforts
  • Support and engage students
  • Develop new revenue streams
  • Enhance community engagement
  • Capitalizing on the unique attributes of the U or A’s academic health sciences enterprise
  • Recruit, retain, and develop faculty and staff
  • Strategically manage resources

Descriptions of all institutional priorities can be found here.