Executive Vice President & Provost

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7087114 (Ref.No. 2559302)
Posted: October 13, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Type: Full Time
Job Number: 2015-160311A
Location: CA 94556, CA
Department: President
Closing: 11/20/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Executive Vice President and Provost

Saint Mary's College of California celebrates its mission, identity and legacy as a Lasallian, Catholic, liberal arts institution as it seeks an Executive Vice President and Provost. This is a transformational moment in the College's history as the EVP/Provost will report directly to a new and innovative President, Dr. Richard Plumb, and partner with him and the leadership team in shaping Saint Mary's future. Together they will finalize and advance a strategic plan designed to enhance a value-oriented, 21st century education characterized by academic excellence and student transformation and success. The EVP/Provost will be a genuine servant leader and proven academic leader with an earned doctorate degree or other discipline-appropriate terminal degree, a record of effective teaching and scholarly achievement that would merit appointment as full professor, and the skills required to meet the expectations of an institution with undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, in a richly diverse and engaged community. The EVP/Provost will empower and lead a team of dedicated academic and student life colleagues and information technology professionals.

For additional information about this opportunity, please review the search profile.

Experience and Qualifications

Supplemental Information
Applications and Nominations

To ensure review, complete applications should be received by November 21, 2021, and must include the following documents:
  • A letter of interest that aligns the candidate's interest, experience, and skills with the requirements set forth in the search profile,
  • A curriculum vitae, and
  • A list of five professional references with current email addresses, telephone numbers, and your professional relationship with each individual. (Note: The listed references will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.)

Application materials should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF format) to:


Please direct nominations and inquiries to: smcprovost@agbsearch.com

The search for EVP/Provost is being assisted by AGB Search.

Shannon McCambridge, JD, LLM

AGB Search

Mobile: (206) 310-7560


Laird Desmond

AGB Search

Mobile (253) 441-8418


Saint Mary's College of California is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Saint Mary's College of California is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student population and does not discriminate in its admission of students, hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff and its educational programs, activities, benefits and services to its students, including but not limited to scholarship and loan programs, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex/ gender, marital status, ancestry, sexual orientation, medical condition or physical or mental disability.

Please apply online at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/stmarys

We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.


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