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VPAR Vice Provost of Administrative Resolution


Vice Provost of Administrative Resolution

Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Thomas M. Smith invites applications for the position of Vice Provost for Administrative Resolution (VPAR) at UC Riverside. This is an internal campus search for a 50% appointment reporting directly to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor.

The VPAR is an important campus leadership position responsible for anticipating, preventing, mitigating, and resolving conflict through mediation, informal negotiation, and formal procedures of review and resolution. The VPAR works closely with Title IX, the Academic Senate, Campus Counsel, the Ombudsperson, Student Affairs, Judicial Affairs, Labor Relations, Affirmative Action, Campus Police, and others to review and resolve issues of policy, procedure, integrity, and collegial relations that have the potential to impact the well-being of UCR’s students, staff and faculty, and the mission of the university.

Read the VPAR Job Announcement

Search Advisory Committee

Committee Chair: Kathryn Uhrich, Dean for the College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences

Kiersten Boyce, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Compliance Officer
Jack Eichler, Associate Professor of Teaching
Janice Henry, CHASS Enrollment Management Supervisor
Mariam Lam, Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer
Katina Napper, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Joel Smith, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Dance
Ertem Tuncel, Associate Dean, Graduate Division
Nanpeng Yu, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

For questions regarding this search, please contact:

Tanya Adams
Human Resources Manager
951-827-2112 (office)