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The Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs has primary leadership responsibilities for strategic planning, implementing, and coordinating educational programs. The Provost must work closely with academic deans, other administrators, and members of the faculty. While managerial functions related to curriculum and instruction rests with the deans, the vice president serves as a leader in long-term planning of educational programs, assuring quality of instruction; selection and development of a distinguished faculty and furthering the strategic objectives and academic goals of Tusculum University as well as budgetary oversight of such.

As Chief Academic Officer, this position provides emotionally-intelligent, inclusive, strengths-based leadership to inspire and support faculty and staff to develop, deliver, assess, and continually improve community and student-centered curricula and programs. The Vice President works under the general direction of the President with line authority over all academic programs to exercise professional judgment within broad latitude for strategic action to ensure optimum attainment of Tusculum University’s mission.

Review of application materials will begin upon receipt and the deadline for application is May 1. 2018.   The preferred starting date is July 1, 2018. 


Candidates must have a doctorate degree from an accredited institution with a minimum of five (5) years progressively responsible administrative experience in a multi-department institution.   Demonstrated competence in teaching is required.  University teaching experience and knowledge and understanding of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) accreditation standards and reaffirmation process is preferred.


Only online applications will be accepted.  Application materials should include cover letter, vita, statement regarding liberal arts education, and three references and should be sent electronically to [email protected]     EOE / E-Verify

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check.  An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable).  If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.




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Posted: 4/13/2018
Application Due: 5/1/2018
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