Office of the President

Presidential Search

Candidate Profile

The next President of LAU will be an accomplished leader with significant capacity, particularly when it comes to acting strategically, leading people, and collaborating and influencing. The candidate will bring a track record of successfully navigating complexity, elevating institutional ambition, and driving innovation. Working in collaboration with the Board, faculty, and staff, they will develop and implement a going-forward strategy for LAU to drive academic excellence, financial sustainability, and a healthy organizational culture characterized by empowerment and accountability. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for effective stakeholder engagement, ensuring that all constituents are energized and committed to LAU’s success. They will embody LAU’s values of inclusivity and ethical leadership. This role demands a leader who is a big thinker and a strategic decision-maker and who also has the ability to translate ideas and vision into on-the-ground reality and serve as a compelling advocate for the university.

Ideal Experience

Visionary Leadership

Financial Acumen

Academic Leadership

Organizational Capacity Building

Stakeholder Management and External Relations