Presidential Search and Selection Committee releases job posting for next Georgia Southern president

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  •  The complete job listing for the next GS president.

Brendan Ward

The Presidential Search and Selection Committee has released the job posting for the next president of Georgia Southern University.

According to the job posting, the next GS president must:

  • Be a charismatic, visionary president who will champion the institution’s mission and lead it forward to heightened recognition and visibility
  • Able to grasp the demographic, societal, financial and political challenges facing geographically diverse communities of a multi-campus university structure and lead the university into the future while addressing those challenges
  • An expert communicator with strong change-management, financial, business and external affairs skills as well as a record of fundraising success and leading institutional growth in size, quality and academic rigor
  • Possess professional and scholarly experiences that will earn the respect of the academic community. An earned doctorate or other terminal degree is required as is a record of demonstrated and extensive leadership in higher education, or an environment of similar or greater complexity
  • Have intelligence, compassion, courage, humor and unquestionable integrity and moral character and be an individual whom the institution and community can trust completely and without reservation

For the full job posting, click the image below:

The last day for candidates to apply for the position is Nov. 9.

While it is a confidential search, GS community members are encouraged to voice their opinions about the next president in a listening session on Oct. 18

The Presidential Search and Screen Committee will post updates on the search to the presidential search website.

Brendan Ward, The George-Anne Coverage/Daily Managing Editor,