Job Details

Idaho State University
  • Position Number: 5329957
  • Location: Pocatello, ID
  • Position Type: Academic Vice Presidents and Provosts

Chief Campus Administrator for Eastern and Southern Idaho, President's Office (2266)
Idaho Falls

Institution Information

Idaho State University, established in 1901, is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution, with a culture built on trust, compassion, stability, and hope. ISU serves over 12,000 students in Pocatello, Meridian, Twin Falls, and Idaho Falls. Students and faculty at ISU are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions. We are proud to offer exceptional academics nestled in the grand, natural beauty of the West. We invite you to apply to be a part of our University community!

Job Description

The President's Office at Idaho State University invites applications for a Chief Campus Administrator for the Eastern and Southern Idaho regions.

The Chief Campus Administrator is responsible for coordinating with all constituents of the broad campus community to facilitate vibrancy and growth of the Idaho Falls and Twin Falls campuses including academic program delivery, research support, community engagement, and campus operations. These campuses and their communities offer students in the region transformative educational experiences, serve as sites for research and industry collaboration, and connect the local community to the broader university community. This position is based on the Idaho Falls campus and reports directly to the President coordinating closely with members of the President's Administrative Council.
Key Responsibilities
Provide campus leadership in Eastern and Southern Idaho advancing the University's academic, research, and community engagement vision through execution of site-specific strategic plans and partnering effectively with operational departments along with the Divisions of Academic Affairs and Research on program development and implementation.
In cooperation with the Provost and Division of Academic Affairs, assess the appropriateness and efficacy of programmatic offerings and scheduling in Idaho Falls and Twin Falls in order to inform Academic Affairs of the unique nature of the needs of those communities.
As directed by the Division of Academic Affairs and the Division of Research, coordinate the development and implementation of plans related to the delivery of instruction, research and service.
Oversees campus operations (Facilities, Student Union, Student Services, Testing Center, Library) to ensure effective overall campus planning, day-to-day operations and public relations in the Idaho Falls and Twin Falls regions. Oversees and manages budgets related to these in coordination with area-specific unit leads.
Serve as primary liaison between ISU, UI, CEI, CSI, BYU-I, local area school districts, and other relevant education partners in Idaho Falls and/or Twin Falls regions. Also serve with a team of coordinating administrators working with ISU and our partners at INL and CAES. The incumbent is responsible for partnering with other institutional leadership to ensure effective community engagement with industry, civic partners, and educational leaders. Works in coordination, and as required, under the direction of university administrators in the implementation of these responsibilities.
Collaborate with deans and the Office for Research to manage and expand professional education and research partnerships with the Idaho National Laboratory.
Represent ISU on LOC (Local Operations Committees). LOC's are SBOE assigned regional committees to oversee collaboration between state institutions.
Other duties and special projects, as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree
7+ years experience in higher education or higher education administration
Experience with successful development and implementation of new initiatives
Exceptional interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact effectively with academic leadership, faculty, and staff at all organizational levels
Demonstrated ability to be part of a collaborative leadership team committed to advancing the institutional mission and strategic goals
Demonstrated leadership in bringing stakeholders together to execute complex projects
Experience with maintenance of key partnerships, including academic outreach leadership
Demonstrated knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures for a complex organization

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree
10+ years experience in higher education or higher education administration
Administrative experience leading within a multi-campus system

Additional Information

You must submit your CV/resume, cover letter, and list of three (3) professional references, including current contact information. This position will remain open until it is filled; however, priority consideration will be given to applications received on or before July 8, 2024. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Benefits include comprehensive health, dental, and vision; life insurance; disability plan; employee assistance program (EAP); excellent retirement options and company contribution; and generous paid time off/sick leave accrual. All offers of employment are conditional pending the successful completion of a background investigation, provided by HireRight.

Posting Number: req2235
Type: Working 12 months per year
Position: Non-classified Staff
Division: Presidents Office

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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