The Board of Trustees and Alvernia University community invite applications and nominations for the position of President. Alvernia’s seventh President will have the opportunity to lead this financially stable and ambitious university to its next level of success through a continued commitment to: student-centered success, external engagement, academic rigor, financial discipline and the passionate articulation of its Franciscan mission and values.
A Franciscan institution rooted in the tradition of Catholic higher education and located in Reading, Pennsylvania, Alvernia University is thriving, financially stable and poised for continued growth. With a total enrollment of almost 3,000 undergraduate, graduate and adult learners in two Colleges (Arts & Sciences and Professional Programs) and the School of Graduate & Adult Education, Alvernia combines a liberal arts foundation with a broad range of academic and professional programs to foster a learning environment that is committed to service and ethical leadership and to doing well and doing good.
The President is Alvernia University’s chief executive officer and reports directly to the Board of Trustees. The successful candidate will have a track record of exceptional senior leadership in complex institutions or organizations, a significant level of financial and operational acumen, demonstrated expertise in donor development and community engagement and superb communication and team-building skills. S/he will be a servant leader who models and articulates the Franciscan charism and heritage.
To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by September 21st, 2018. To apply, please scroll up on this page and click the Apply Now button above.
Please direct all confidential communications to: Mr. Matthew Kilcoyne at (202) 253-9846, Dr. Roger Martin at (917) 777-1644, or to AlverniaPresident@rhperry.com.