Office of the President

Presidential Search

Pacific Union College seeks a new president, to begin serving July 1, 2017. A successful candidate must be an active member of the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, with demonstrated leadership experience in higher education. Candidates for this position must have a commitment to academic excellence in an environment that affirms Christian faith.

PUC is looking for a person who is enthusiastic about the distinctive culture of a small, residential, liberal arts college in a unique natural setting. An ideal candidate must be prepared to make a long-term commitment to this assignment, i.e., three to 10 years. He or she must also be a persuasive communicator, able to inspire support from a variety of audiences, and to articulate a compelling vision of the college’s mission.

The president is expected to exemplify the values of a life of learning, pursuing a leadership style based on teamwork, candor, and unwavering integrity.

Applicants for president of PUC are expected to have a doctorate in an academic discipline.  College-level teaching experience is preferred.

The Presidential Search Committee seeks either recommendations or applications for this position at