Provost and Vice-President Jobs in Canada with Visa Sponsorship

Job Overview:

The University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Provost and Vice-President (Academic). As the chief academic officer of the University, the Provost and Vice-President (Academic) is responsible for academic leadership and administration, including the oversight of all academic programs, faculty affairs, and student affairs. We offer visa sponsorship for exceptional international candidates who possess a distinguished record of academic achievement and leadership.

Job Details:

  • Position: Provost and Vice-President Jobs in Canada with Visa Sponsorship
  • Location: Edmonton AB
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: CAD 20 – CAD 620 per hour
  • Country: Canada

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the academic strategy, including teaching, research, and service missions of the University.
  2. Promote academic excellence and integrity across all faculties and departments.
  3. Oversee the development and implementation of academic policies and programs.
  4. Ensure the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse and outstanding faculty.
  5. Manage the University’s budget in collaboration with the Vice-President (Finance) and ensure alignment with academic priorities.
  6. Collaborate with the President, Vice-Presidents, Deans, and other senior officers to advance the University’s strategic plan.
  7. Represent the University to external bodies and stakeholders, including government agencies and community organizations.
  8. Foster a vibrant and inclusive campus culture that enhances the student and faculty experience.

Job Requirements:

  • An earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree.
  • A substantial record of teaching, research, and service commensurate with an appointment as a full professor at the University of Alberta.
  • Significant senior administrative experience in a complex academic institution.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusiveness.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and consensus-building skills.
  • Experience in strategic planning, budgeting, and academic program development.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada; visa sponsorship is available for international candidates.

Education and Qualification:

  1. Earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree.
  2. Academic qualifications commensurate with an appointment as a full professor.


  • Visa sponsorship for the right international candidate.
  • Competitive executive compensation package including salary, benefits, and pension.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development.
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae, a statement of vision for the role, and the names and contact information of at least three references.  The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons on our official website.


This is an unparalleled opportunity to shape the future of one of Canada’s top universities. The University of Alberta is renowned for its dedication to excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement. The Provost and Vice-President (Academic) will have the chance to lead with vision, making a profound impact on the institution, its members, and the broader community. We welcome applicants from around the world and provide visa sponsorship to ensure we select from the best global talent.

Related Jobs :

Employer Name: University of Alberta
No of Vacancies: 12
Job Category: Goverment jobs
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Edmonton AB
Country: Canada

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