Provost / Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Job Closed: 
Saturday, January 7, 2023

Job Term:

Northampton Community College (NCC) invites applications and nominations for its inaugural position of Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs ( Located in scenic eastern Pennsylvania, NCC serves approximately 30,000 students each year through degree, certificate, workforce training, community education and youth programs.

The institution is strategically positioned to provide students with the education that they need to enter the workforce or to continue their studies. NCC's three locations are situated in the beautiful and historic Lehigh Valley and Pocono Mountain regions, about 90 miles from New York City and 60 miles from Philadelphia with the college’s largest campus located in Bethlehem Township, PA.

The next provost/VPASA should be a transformative, success-focused leader, adept at implementing and managing multiple initiatives that will enhance and build on the current culture of academic excellence and collaborative partnerships. As a member of the Senior Leadership team, the Provost/VPASA will report directly to the President. This executive-level position will provide strategic leadership, oversight, and management for a newly integrated academic and student affairs division. The Provost/VPASA is expected to take office during spring 2023.

More information about Northampton Community College can be found here. The full list of preferred attributes, opportunities and challenges, and instructions on the application process can be found in the position profile:

Confidential discussions about this opportunity are encouraged and may be arranged by contacting senior consultant Dr. Gwendolyn G. Joseph / (281) 889-9299 or consultant Disa Mason .

Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to Materials received by January 7, 2023 can be assured full consideration from the search committee. Applications should consist of a 1) substantive cover letter addressing the qualifications and expectations listed above, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) written statement demonstrating specific contributions the candidate has made to foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion in work or community life (no more than one-page), and 4) list of five professional references with email contact information and a note indicating the nature of your working relationship with each. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Candidates are encouraged  to review the college's

NCC does not discriminate against any person in employment or educational opportunities because of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, or based on an individual's actual or perceived disability, or on a person's association with a person with a disability.

Contact Name: 
Dr. Gwendolyn G. Joseph
Contact Phone: 
(281) 889-9299