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UT Chattanooga Chancellor Nominations and Applications

October 11, 2012

To: UT System-wide Faculty and Staff
From: UTC Chancellor Search Committee Chair Larry Arrington
Re: UTC Chancellor Nominations and Applications

The search for the next Chancellor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga was officially launched one month ago. The search committee continues to seek applications and nominations, and we would like your help identifying candidates for this important leadership position within the statewide UT System.

We have retained Parker Executive Search to assist with the search process. If there is an individual from within or outside the UT System you believe should be considered for Chancellor, or if you have interest in applying for the position, please contact Gary Daugherty with Parker Executive Search:

  • Gary Daugherty, Senior Vice President
    Five Concourse Parkway, Ste. 2440
    Atlanta, GA 30328
  • gdaugherty@parkersearch.com
  • (770) 804-1996, ext. 106

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, vita and five professional references.

Position Description:

The Chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga serves on the University of Tennessee leadership team, reporting directly to the President. The Chancellor is the Chief Executive Officer of UTC. This position aggressively promotes continued development of its academic programs, research productivity, and national reputation of excellence, built upon a commitment to access and diversity. This position is appointed by the President.

Primary responsibilities of the position are to promote academic excellence and to provide leadership and administration of the Chattanooga campus. The Chancellor is expected to provide visionary leadership in strategic initiatives to enhance the standing of the University, budget planning and accountability, shared governance, enhancement of diversity and interculturalism, resource enhancement, engagement of the University with the wider community, and other elements of administrative policy. The Chancellor's staff includes the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Vice Chancellor for Student Development; Vice Chancellor for Finance, Operations and IT; Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and Athletic Director.

Required qualifications:

Requires an earned terminal degree and evidence of scholarly, professional, or creative achievement sufficient to qualify for tenure as a full professor; progressively more responsible administrative leadership in higher education or comparable leadership experience.

Complete information is at the search website.

Thank you in advance for your assistance in this important process.