Blackburn College, a unique four-year liberal arts college with a one-of-a-kind student-managed work program located in Carlinville, Illinois, invites nominations and applications for an outstanding leader as its next Provost. The Provost is a key member of the President’s leadership team. The Provost is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight in support of the College’s strategic plan and priorities, especially for departments that fall under the Provost’s purview and for our academic programs, all while supporting campus and our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates should be proven leaders, strategic thinkers, and seek pragmatic, creative solutions to challenges. Candidates should be collaborative leaders that are serious about their role as mentors to students, faculty and staff and should be deeply committed to Blackburn’s mission and vision. The interested candidate will demonstrate a sincere interest in and understanding of higher education, and have an appropriate terminal degree.
The successful candidate will possess the following required education, skills and abilities:
For additional information about Blackburn College and the position, please visit our website employment page at: https://blackburn.edu/faculty-and-staff/employment/
Applications will be received, and the confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Applications (in MS Word or PDF format) must include:
All applications will be handled in confidence.
Inquiries, applications, and nominations should be sent to: BlackburnProvost@agbsearch.com
or directed to:
Oscar C. Page, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant, firstname.lastname@example.org / (903) 870-8303