Vice Chancellor and Head of Asia

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Asia

Vice Chancellor and Head of Asia

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Vice Chancellor and Head of Asia.  Located in Singapore, Embry-Riddle Asia has been offering students throughout Asia the opportunity to earn ERAU degrees since 2011.

Embry-Riddle Asia currently offers the Ph.D. in Aviation, Master of Business Administration in Aviation, Master of Science in Aeronautics, Bachelor of Science in Aviation Business Administration, and Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics, with new programs being added annually.

The Embry-Riddle Asia Campus is a wholly-owned subsidiary and provides full university services including: recruitment, retention, graduation, professional education, and business development.  Instruction is delivered through multi-modalities: face to face, synchronous, and asynchronous to over 500 students. 

The Vice Chancellor and Head of Asia for the Embry-Riddle Asia campus reports directly to the Chancellor of Embry-Riddle Worldwide Campus. The Vice Chancellor is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to grow the campus, while ensuring that the education and training programs delivered on campus are relevant, innovative, engaging, and effective. The Vice Chancellor is responsible to assertively promote academic distinction, research productivity, and build upon the international reputation of excellence held by the Embry-Riddle Asia campus and the University as a whole.

The Vice Chancellor and Head of Asia is responsible for establishing and maintaining positive relationships with corporate entities, industry organizations, public and private university colleagues, and alumni, both nationally and internationally.  The Vice Chancellor is responsible for managing the overall campus budget and is accountable for meeting fiscal benchmarks set forth by the Embry-Riddle Asia Board of Directors.  The Vice Chancellor will have oversite of enrollment, campus operations, academic integrity, fiscal sustainability, partner relations, Singapore governmental relations, and professional education.  The Vice Chancellor must have a demonstrated record of administrative accomplishments including strong financial and budgeting skills, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work collaboratively and productively in a culturally diverse environment, a commitment to an open and participatory leadership style, a proficiency with Microsoft Office and Skype for Business, and hold a Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate.

The review of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Nominations, inquiries, requests for the detailed position profile, and application material, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of five professional references should be forwarded in confidence to:

Steve Leo, Vice President

Matt Bunting, Managing Associate

Vicki Henderson, Senior Associate

Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP


Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, or disability.