The American University of Armenia: Applications for the Position of Provost of the University

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is now accepting applications for the position of Provost of the University. In selecting the candidate, preference will be given to individuals who will have a commitment and capacity to evaluate continuously and enhance the University’s academic programs to ensure excellence, growth and competitiveness. It is expected of the Provost to encourage a growing university research portfolio; manage the academic budgeting process; promote the university’s core values; plan and act strategically; establish positive relationships with faculty, staff, students, community, government and private sector; and lead organizational change initiatives using data-driven decision-making methodology. The provost will also be responsible for representing the university in scholarly forums, focusing on international education and other matters germane to the growth of AUA.

This position requires the incumbent to reside in Armenia, and it will require interaction with the U.S. Embassy, the Armenian government, various funding agencies, as well as coordination for joint programs with other universities. Strong academic and leadership credentials, an earned doctorate degree, evidence of successful teaching, research and administrative abilities, and strong track record of research are critical for this role.

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A letter of interest, a CV, and a list of five references should be emailed to

AUA is a privately endowed independent American institution of higher education in the Republic of Armenia. AUA is affiliated with the University of California and is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, #100, Alameda, CA 94501.