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Leadership Opportunities 

Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Graduate Education

Cal Poly seeks an innovative and collaborative research leader to serve as the Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Graduate Education (VP R-EDGE).

The VP R-EDGE is responsible for university-wide advocacy for research, scholarship, and creative activity and promotes the value of a diverse range of scholarly and applied research activities and industry relationships for faculty, staff, and students. The VP reports to the Executive Vice President/Provost with a dotted line to the President and works in close partnership with University Development and other administrators, including, but not limited to, the Director of the Cal Poly Corporation, the academic deans, and the dean of Graduate Education.

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Opportunities in the Office of the Provost

Administrative Assistant to the Special Advisor

The Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs provides guidance and support for faculty and staff in all six academic colleges, and for several offices that support students throughout their time at Cal Poly. Reporting directly to the Special Advisor to the Provost (SA), in this role you would be responsible for providing high-level administrative and executive support to the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs senior leadership. You will prepare the Provost/EVP and Special Advisor to the Provost/EVP for divisional and university level projects, strategic initiatives, task forces, and committees through conducting analyses and preparing sensitive and complex materials, reports and presentations to stakeholders. You will be involved with reporting out on initiatives, as well as organizing data and formatting in a presentable way for a range of audiences. This is an opportunity to be involved in  supporting high level decision making, learning administrative research approaches, and about academic operations across the University. Come join us!

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Additional Opportunities 

All opportunities in the Academic Affairs division and at the university are posted on the Cal Poly Jobs website

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