• Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs

UMC Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs Search

The University of Minnesota is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Senior Vice Chancellor (SVC) of the University of Minnesota Crookston (UMC). The Vice Chancellor reports to the Chancellor and serves as the ranking executive officer in the Chancellor’s absence. The SVC is the chief academic officer and provides overall leadership for academic and student affairs at UMC, striving toward excellence in teaching, learning, and scholarship across the disciplines.

The preferred candidate will be a visionary and experienced academic leader who possesses excellent judgment and diplomacy, personal and professional integrity, and a reputation for working collegially with both internal and external constituencies. Ideally, the person should have the ability to act as a catalyst for campus creativity, innovation, and progress that will build on the legacy of UMC in providing an innovative, technology rich, experiential educational experience for students. With our new Chancellor’s leadership and updated mission, vision, and values, the next Vice Chancellor will have the opportunity to advance the academic mission of excellence by developing new academic programs (both on-campus and online), expanding international partnerships, and advancing the integration of academic technologies and technology-based learning modalities.

The full-time, 12-month SVC position will begin July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

University of Minnesota Crookston Vice Chancellor Search Committee Members

University of Minnesota Crookston Vice Chancellor Search Committee Members

Position Overview and Qualifications

Position Overview and Qualifications

The preferred candidate will be a visionary and experienced academic leader who possesses excellent judgment and diplomacy, personal and professional integrity, and a reputation for working collegially with both internal and external constituencies. Ideally, the person should have the ability to act as a catalyst for campus creativity, innovation, and progress that will build on the legacy of UMC in providing an innovative, technology rich, experiential educational experience for students. With our new Chancellor’s leadership and updated mission, vision, and values, the next Vice Chancellor will have the opportunity to advance the academic mission of excellence by developing new academic programs (both on-campus and online), expanding international partnerships, and advancing the integration of academic technologies and technology-based learning modalities.

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Projected Timeline

Projected Timeline

Initial Interviews
March 24-26, 2018

Airport Interviews
April 7-8, 2018

On-Campus Interviews
April 23-28, 2018

Selection of Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs
April 30-May 4, 2018

Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs Assumes Office
July 1, 2018

Candidate Information

Candidate Information

Candidate #3 - April 27, 2018

Dr. John Hoffman

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    8:30 am - 9:30 am - Applicant Presentation and Q&A session with UMC Faculty/Staff/Students in Youngquist Auditorium
    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm - Candidate Reception in the Prairie Lounge
  • Candidate Survey
    * Survey will close on Sunday, April 29th at midnight CDT

Candidate #2 - April 26, 2018

Dr. Jim Salvucci

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    8:30 am - 9:30 am - Applicant Presentation and Q&A session with UMC Faculty/Staff/Students in Youngquist Auditorium
    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm - Candidate Reception in the Prairie Lounge
  • Candidate Survey
    * Survey will close on Sunday, April 29th at midnight CDT

Candidate #1 - April 24, 2018

Dale Gallenberg

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    8:30 am - 9:30 am - Applicant Presentation and Q&A session with UMC Faculty/Staff/Students in Youngquist Auditorium
    4:00 pm - 4:45 pm - Candidate Reception in the Prairie Lounge
  • Candidate Survey
    * Survey will close on Sunday, April 29th at midnight CDT

Search Updates

Search Updates

Check this space for updates on the search process. Professor Dan Svedarsky will offer updates, which will be posted here.