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Executive Positions

Vice Chancellor for Student Life

This position serves as the chief student advocate within the university community. Reporting to the chancellor, this position supports the development, assessment, and improvement of student life and experiences that meet and support the university’s mission and strategic plan.

Details about the vice chancellor search

Vice Chancellor for Research

This position provides leadership for the campus’s research enterprise. Reporting directly to the chancellor, the position develops and implements plans for research that builds innovative partnerships, fosters and promotes discovery, and raises the university’s national and international standing. For more information on the position, email utkvcr@kornferry.com.

Details about the vice chancellor search (pdf)

Director of Diversity and Community Relations, Haslam College of Business

This position will play a critical role in advancing diversity, inclusion, and engagement throughout the Haslam College of Business. Reporting directly to the dean, the position will collaborate across the college and the university to advance diversity and inclusion and create a welcoming environment for students, faculty, and staff.

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Director of Academic Finance

This position is responsible for managing and reporting on all aspects of the budgets under the control of the Office of the Provost. Reporting to the assistant provost for finance and administration, the position manages the new budget model and related software, serves as lead for all financial matters for the provost and senior vice chancellor, and directs the business and financial operations and staff of the Office of the Provost.

Details about the director search

University Registrar

This position is responsible for the creation, maintenance, and certification of student records, and serves as an advisor in matters regarding curricular structure and degree completion. The registrar supervises the production of student transcripts, diplomas, and college and university-wide commencement ceremonies, and is responsible for NCAA athletic eligibility certification.

Details about the registrar search

Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences

The head of the Department of Chemistry is responsible for leadership of all of the department’s programs, planning, fiscal management, human resources, and facilities. Reporting to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Chemistry Department head articulates and promotes the department’s vision to provide high-quality, relevant education and training for undergraduate and graduate students.

Details about the professor and department head search

Betsey R. Bush Endowed Professor of Behavioral Health, College of Social Work

This endowed professorship offers an outstanding opportunity for an experienced behavioral health researcher to pursue their research, with significant potential for collaboration with creative colleagues and doctoral students. Reporting to the dean of the College of Social Work, the Betsey R. Bush Professor will work with college and campus leadership and with students, faculty, and staff to develop the agenda for research in the college’s next chapter.

Details about the endowed professor search