Vice President for
American International College (AIC) invites applications and nominations for the position of
Vice President for Institutional Advancement.
AIC is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 60+ acre campus in
Springfield, Massachusetts. Founded in 1885, the College has 3500 graduate and
undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through
the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences, Health Sciences, and Graduate and Adult
Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused
learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community and
a high level of involvement in the global economy.
Reporting directly to the President, the Vice President for Institutional Advancement is AIC’s
chief advancement officer and has executive responsibility for the planning and execution of all
the College's advancement activities.
The Vice President will be a dynamic and experienced development professional who: has a
proven track record of success in fundraising and constituent relations, preferably in a college or
university setting; is an experienced manager and leader; is an excellent communicator; knows
best practices in advancement; and holds a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited
institution, with an advanced degree preferred. Opportunities for the Vice President include:
significantly increasing the institution’s endowment; identifying and cultivating new major donors;
planning and conducting a comprehensive campaign, and being a visible and dynamic leader
both locally and nationally.
To ensure full consideration, applications are due by July 1, 2013. The Executive Search
Profile, which includes additional information on the position as well as application procedures,
can be viewed at www.rhperry.com or www.aic.edu. Please direct all confidential
Mr. Neil A. Stein, Vice President
R. H. PERRY & ASSOCIATES
American International University is an equal opportunity institution.
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Ashford University has launched a national search for a forward-thinking, innovative Provost to help lead
our university into the future. We seek a Provost with ideas as big as Ashford University itself and someone
who has great passion for the next generation of higher education. ;e winning candidate will combine
scholarship and teaching experience with an extensive record of progressive leadership. As a senior executive,
the Provost oversees all academic departments and programs for a university with more than 70,000 students
nationwide. ;e Provost serves as a key member of the President’s Cabinet. ;is insightful and thoughtful
;; Help lead the academic division of the University
;; Oversee design and implementation of the University’s academic plan, including new programs,
accreditation, and assessment
;; Advance the academic mission
;; Continually improve the quality of the academic experience at Ashford University
;e following roles report to the Provost:
;; Executive Dean, College of Business and Professional Studies
;; Executive Dean, College of Health, Human Services, and Science
;; Executive Dean, College of Education
;; Executive Dean, College of Liberal Arts
;; Senior Vice President for Academic Operations
;; Vice Provost, Faculty A;airs
;; Vice Provost, Research and Innovation
;; Vice President, Assessment and Academic Quality
;e new Provost will be expected to begin in August 2013.
Minimum Requirements: a record of progressive responsibilities in leadership, online and traditional
academic administration, and more than 7 years of teaching in online and traditional environments.
Doctorate is required.
How to Nominate or Apply: applications should consist of curriculum vitae, a cover letter addressing
required quali;cations, and a list of at least four (4) references with contact information. References will
not be contacted without explicit permission from the candidate. Nominations and expressions of interest
will be treated in con;dence; all interested and quali;ed parties can apply through the Ashford University
online employment application system at careers.ashford.edu or by contacting Christina Hastings,
ABOUT ASHFORD UNIVERSITY
In March 2005, ;e Franciscan University of the Prairies, located in Clinton, Iowa, was
renamed Ashford University. ;e mission of Ashford University is to provide accessible,
a;ordable, innovative, high-quality learning opportunities and degree programs that meet the
diverse needs of individuals pursuing integrity in their lives, professions, and communities.
;e institution o;ers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs online, as well as
bachelor’s degree programs at its campus in Clinton, Iowa. Ashford University comprises
four colleges: the College of Business and Professional Studies, the College of Education, the
College of Health, Human Services, and Science, and the College of Liberal Arts.
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A45, A47-48, A53
Athletics A46, A48
Biology/life sciences A45
affairs/other A45, A51-
Chief academic officers/
vice presidents A47-48
Dentistry A47, A53
Executive directors A53-
Health services A48
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services A48, A50