Anderson, IN

Anderson University



Position Announcement



Anderson University (AU), a private liberal arts Christian University in Anderson, Indiana, seeks a visionary and transformational academic leader to serve as Provost. This key and impactful position is responsible for steering the core academic mission of the University.  Candidates should have an earned doctorate and demonstrated record of academic leadership, long-range planning, curriculum development, accreditation, faculty recruitment and retention, and management of operational and financial aspects of University academic affairs.

As a member of Cabinet, the Provost will partner with the President, John Pistole, and work collaboratively with Vice Presidents, Deans of the School of Business, Nursing & Kinesiology, Music, Theater & Dance, Theology, Engineering, & Physical Sciences, and Humanities & Behavioral Sciences to advance a strategic vision that inspires and unites the campus around educating students for a life of faith and service, fiscal sustainability, diversity and inclusion, empathy, compassion, and optimism.

The ideal candidate would be a relationship-oriented leader with prior experience at the level of a provost, dean, vice-president, or equivalent with a record of significant teaching or scholarship, familiarity with the Church of God, and a clear understanding of the current challenges of private, tuition-dependent, faith-based institutions.

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and employment application to Final candidates are expected to provide an official transcript and a 1-2 page description of your Christian spiritual journey and how that informs your professional and academic experience. Persons with an application on file or qualified university employees may submit a letter of interest to


Anderson University is on a mission to educate students for lives of faith and service, offering more than 60 undergraduate majors, 30 three-year degrees, 20 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports, alongside adult and graduate programs. The private, liberal arts institution is fully accredited and recognized among top colleges for its business, computer science, cybersecurity, dance, engineering, nursing, and teacher education programs. Anderson University was established in 1917 in Anderson, Indiana, by the Church of God.

AU is an equal opportunity employer. Persons who bring diversity are encouraged to apply. Anderson University complies with federal and state requirements for non-discrimination in employment with regard to sex, age, race, color, disability, and national and ethnic origin.

Posted: 11/09/2020