Vice President for Academic Affairs

Columbia, Kentucky
Jan 20, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Vice Presidents
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Kentucky seeks a Vice President for Academic Affairs to serve as the chief academic officer. Our mission has led us to serve in five states and 26 locations and the college offers bachelor’s, master’s and one doctoral degree. Lindsey Wilson College has a diverse student population and its programs are fully accredited by SACSCOC, CACREP, CCNE, NCATE, EPSB and IACBE.

The ideal candidate will be an active listener, skillful communicator, entrepreneurial, and a team player who is committed to working and serving students and faculty at a dynamic private liberal arts college with a close relationship to the United Methodist Church. Experience with regional accreditation, assessment and a proven track record of achievement are necessary for the desired candidate. Additionally, the committee is searching for the candidate whose vision and academic strategic planning can launch the college to even greater heights.

The new VPAA will be a key member of the executive staff and president’s cabinet and will become an important member of the Lindsey Wilson community. The successful candidate will enjoy serving the college’s special mission and working with a strong and committed faculty.

An earned doctorate is required as well as an appreciation for shared governance. Demonstrated ability to work with a board of trustees and proven effectiveness to work with faculty committees and the college president is essential.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, current CV and contact information for a minimum of five references. Review of applications will begin immediately with preference given to applicants applying prior to March 1st. Expected start date is July 1, 2017. Materials can be submitted to: Human Resources, Lindsey Wilson College, 210 Lindsey Wilson Street, Columbia, Ky 42728 or

LWC is an EOE.