Lebanon Valley College (LVC) in Annville, Pa., seeks an entrepreneurial, results-oriented leader to serve as its next vice president of academic affairs (VPAA). A member of the senior team reporting to President Lewis E. Thayne, the VPAA will lead an excellent faculty in leveraging LVC’s many assets to increase the College’s educational, social, and regional impact and augment student and graduate outcomes.
Founded in 1866, Lebanon Valley College is a small, liberal arts institution committed to delivering a transformative education built on the liberal arts. Its 1, 651 full-time students are taught by 123 remarkably effective full-time faculty members across more than 40 undergraduate majors, 5 master’s programs and a doctorate. The student faculty ratio is 10:1 and the average class size is 20. The quality and effectiveness of LVC’s academic setting has produced a four-year graduation rate, 69.7% for the 2014 cohort, placing LVC among the top 10% among all U.S. colleges and universities.
The successful candidate will be an experienced higher education professional who can effectively and enthusiastically facilitate change while demonstrating the optimism and decisiveness required of a leader during times of transformation.
Foremost among the priorities for the VPAA:
For a complete description of the position and application requirements, please view the full search profile, downloadable from the left column.
The VPAA Search Committee will begin reviewing and evaluating applications as they are received and will continue to accept and review credentials until the position is filled.
To ensure fullest consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials by January 11, 2019, and include a letter of interest that directly responds to the Priorities and Opportunities and Qualifications and Qualities sections of the profile, a curriculum vitae, and five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.
Dr. Richard A. Wueste and Dr. Ronald Carter of AGB Search are assisting with this search. Nominators and prospective candidates should contact:
Dr. Wueste at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (540) 431-5131 and Dr. Carter at: email@example.com or (704) 930-6515. Applications should be submitted electronically in Word or PDF format to: LVCVPAA@agbsearch.com
All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.