With a passion for open, online and distributed education, the successful candidate will have outstanding academic credentials, a distinguished record of scholarship and university administration, and a commitment to excellence in open education and research. A proven and influential leader who appreciates and encourages innovation in all forms, he or she will have the ability to bring together a geographically dispersed workforce to positively focus and advance AU’s academic mission. A champion of access to higher education for students, the Provost and Vice President, Academic will combine pragmatism and vision, be a creative problem solver who has the ability to take calculated risks and has an appreciation and respect for teaching, research and the role open access, online and distributed education plays in today’s society.
Athabasca University develops and maintains an environment that supports equitable working conditions for individuals traditionally unrepresented in universities. AU is committed to employment equity, encouraging applications from women, indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to serve in a leadership role at Canada’s leading on-line university. To learn more, please contact Cameron Geldart or Danielle Conn at 604.926.0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names and contact information of three referees, in confidence, to email@example.com.