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Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Application deadline: March 31, 2020

Senior Consultant: Pamela Balch

Senior Consultant: Stuart Dorsey

Associate Consultant: Disa Mason



Mount Marty College, which will become Mount Marty University as of July 1, 2020, invites applications, nominations and inquiries for the position of Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA).

Mount Marty is a Catholic Benedictine institution founded in 1936 by the Benedictine Sisters of Yankton, South Dakota. In keeping with the Benedictine tradition, Mount Marty exists as a community of learners, a tradition that embraces students of all faiths. Primary emphasis is placed on the development of each person as a complete human being with intellectual competence, professional and personal skills, and a composite of moral, spiritual, and social values.  Mount Marty’s main campus is in Yankton, SD, with additional locations in Watertown, SD, and Sioux Falls, SD.

The VPAA is the chief academic officer and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to manage growth, build community, and support the University’s mission of holistic student development. It is an exciting time of transformation at Mount Marty and the VPAA position presents an exceptional leadership opportunity to advance the momentum of the institution.

More information about the VPAA role, position requirements, and Mount Marty can be found in the position profile in the Open Searches section of the Academic Search website:

The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Nominations, applications, and inquiries can be sent to: The position will remain open until filled, but only applications received by March 31, 2020 can be assured full consideration.

For a confidential discussion of this position prior to applying or nominating, please contact Senior Consultants Dr. Pamela M. Balch at and (304) 678-7797 or Dr. Stuart Dorsey at and (830) 305-6291.

Mount Marty College is an EEO employer.