University of Northern Iowa

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Search


The University of Northern Iowa is seeking to fill the position of Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. This position reports directly to the President of the University and is a key member of the president's Executive Management Team. The Provost/Executive Vice President serves as the chief academic officer. In the absence of the president, the Provost/Executive Vice President also serves as the university’s chief executive officer.

Application Procedure

Confidential review of materials will begin upon receipt and continue until the appointment is made. Application materials received by November 10, 2014 will be given first consideration. The position will remain open until filled. To apply, visit

About the University

The University of Northern Iowa, with approximately 12,000 students and over 650 full-time faculty members, is one of three state universities in Iowa governed by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa. The university has a national reputation for teaching excellence, complemented by an increasingly impressive research profile. U.S. News and World Report ranked UNI in the top three among Midwest public universities for the past 17 years.

A rich tradition of great teaching guides UNI's broadly based academic program grounded in a strong liberal arts core. The university is organized into four major colleges, each having a host of departments, majors, minors and special programs. UNI also has a strong graduate college and offers programs at the master's, specialist and doctoral levels. Faculty members include Fulbright scholars, world-class teachers, researchers, authors, and international business consultants.

The University of Northern Iowa is located in Cedar Falls, Iowa, a riverfront town with numerous recreational, cultural and entertainment opportunities. The university's size allows it the academic choices of a large university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a compact, park-like campus. The campus consists of more than 40 major buildings on over 940 acres.