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Applicant Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD or other terminal degree that would qualify the candidate for an appointment as a full professor with tenure in one of the University’s academic departments. A successful history of administrative experience (five years preferred) in senior academic leadership roles at an accredited institution of higher education is required. Candidates should have a strong record of intellectual, scholarly and administrative accomplishments; a broad understanding of liberal arts education and professional programs; and a keen appreciation for the values and traditions of the University of Southern Indiana. The next Provost must be a strategic thinker who can plan and execute a future vision for USI while building upon its existing strategic plan. The Provost must be a transparent and collaborative leader, an articulate and inspiring communicator, and an experienced, responsible financial manager.

Information for Applicants

The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For highest consideration, please submit materials by April 16, 2023. Application materials should be submitted via the USI Human Resources website at: https://usi. and include a letter of interest; curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses (including email) and telephone numbers for at least five references. (References will not be contacted without consent from the applicant.)

Applications and Nominations

Nominations and questions should be forwarded to Sarah Will: All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential. To request accommodations during the application and/or interview process please contact the Employment Manager at or 812-464-1840.