Santa Fe College, ranked as one of the nation’s top state colleges, invites applications and nominations for the Provost position. The College seeks a collaborative, visionary, and inspirational leader with a proven record of success in strategic academic program planning and delivery to meet current and emerging educational needs; academic excellence, student success and college completion; innovative and/or transformational initiatives; and collegial relationships and partnerships with internal and external constituents who support Santa Fe’s mission.


Serving students at the Northwest Campus and 6 educational centers, Santa Fe is one of the highest-performing institutions among the 28 colleges that comprise the Florida College System.


The Provost serves as the Chief Academic Officer of the College providing leadership, strategic direction, and unwavering support to the academic enterprise and ensuring that the College maintains the highest standards of academic excellence and quality while focused on student success. The Provost has a strong commitment to academic freedom, shared governance and support for faculty and staff.


The next Provost is expected to have a clear understanding of the evolving nature of higher education and the ability to lead a very talented and committed faculty, staff, and administrative team who will help shape Santa Fe’s academic vision and student experience for the future.


Successful candidates will possess:

  • A Doctorate degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Five years of progressively responsible academic administrative experience in higher education.
  • Five years of teaching experience at the collegiate level.


The full Leadership Search Profile for the Provost position at Santa Fe College can be found at:


Nominations and Applications


The application deadline for best consideration is October 24, 2023. The search will remain open until an appointment is made.


Candidates are requested to submit the following:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • A letter of interest
  • The names, email addresses, and phone numbers of five references (none of whom will be contacted without the permission of the candidate)


All application materials should be submitted through the AGB Search portal system accessible via this link.


Questions regarding the application process should be directed to


Nominations and inquiries should be directed to:


Frederick V. Moore, J.D., MBA, Senior Executive Search Consultant - / (712) 299-2544

Jeanne F. Jacobs, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant - / (937) 470-9068


Santa Fe College (SF) is committed to maintaining a work and educational environment that embraces diversity and where no member of the college community is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subject to discrimination in any college program or activity based on: their race, ethnicity, national origin, color, religion, age, disability, sex, pregnancy status, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, political opinions or affiliations, or veteran status. This commitment applies to employees, volunteers, students, and, to the extent possible, to third parties, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, and the general public.