Chancellor, Ozark Campus

Position: Chancellor
Department: Ozark Campus
Location: Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR
Deadline: 8/1/2013

Arkansas Tech University invites applications and nominations for the position of Chancellor, Ozark Campus. A two-year campus of Arkansas Tech University, the Ozark Campus offers more than 35 associate degrees and certificates in occupational fields an serves approximately 2000 students with 8 additional off-campus sites and more than 100 full-time faculty and staff.

The Ozark Campus is located in Western Arkansas, on I-40 between the population centers of Fort Smith to the west (37 miles) and Russellville to the east (47 miles). The Ozark Campus has grown nearly 600% since its merger with Arkansas Tech University in 2003, and the campus serves regional businesses by providing industry-specific training in a range of high demand fields, such as Nursing, Occupational Therapist Assistant, Banking, HVAC, Automotive Service, and Computer Information Systems. The campus also partners with Arkansas Tech University to offer a full complement of general education courses.

Successful candidates for this position will:

It is preferred that candidates have an advanced degree, prior teaching experience, preferably in a two-year setting, and have experience as a chief academic officer or equivalent (senior-level management).

Applicants should send a letter of interest, a complete resume, and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of at least five professional references to Mrs. Beverly Shively, Assistant to the President, Arkansas Tech University, 1509 North Boulder Ave., Russellville, AR 72801. Deadline for accepting applications is August 1, 2013.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. AA/EOE.