Executive Vice President and
Provost Search

Position Profile: Desired Qualities and Qualifications

To be an effective member of the executive leadership team, the Provost must be a consummate professional who will embrace positive change and work well in a highly consultative environment within a culture of transparency and academic excellence. The individual will be a confident, high-energy leader, a superb communicator and an innovative thinker who focuses on broad possibilities and opportunities as well as tangible results. Also, the Provost will understand and respect shared governance and be an advocate for an environment that encourages teamwork, student success, inclusive decision making and a sense of community across the University.

To best serve Adelphi University, the ideal candidate will have many of the following professional qualifications and personal characteristics:

Education/Experience Requirements

A doctoral degree from an accredited institution is required, as well as a minimum of 10 years’ experience in higher education at the university level, with a record of successful experience in administration, teaching and scholarly activity.

Candidate should have a minimum of five years of increasing administrative responsibility in an academic affairs environment at the university level and should meet the requirements for full professor.

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Office of the President
Levermore Hall, Room 100
p - 516.877.3700
e - president@adelphi.edu