President (Job Announcement) Morehouse College #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

President

Morehouse College

Atlanta, GA

 

The Morehouse College Presidential Search Committee, on behalf of its Board of Trustees, seeks in its 12th president a world class leader ready to execute an ambitious strategic plan, grow enrollment, and continue a rich legacy of producing academically superior, morally conscious, service-oriented leaders in a rapidly changing world.

Founded in 1867 as a private, residential, single-sex, HBCU liberal arts college, Morehouse is renowned for its achievements in education and the impact of its graduates in business, science, the arts, religion, and education. For 150 years, it has stood at the vanguard of educating African American men in the United States and has an outsized impact on higher education domestically. Morehouse has been the incubator of the most important minds of the Civil Rights era and remains vigilant in preparing young men to answer today’s urgent call of social justice. With an operating budget of $101M and an endowment of $130M, it enrolls approximately 2,200 students, and ranks 4th among historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in 2017.

This moment represents an extraordinary opportunity for a titan of academia, industry or government to, as president, harness the enduring educational, cultural and intrinsic assets of an institution revered by America and the world. The new president will partner with a committed and resourceful board of trustees, expert faculty, facile administrators and staff, aspiring students and active alumni, in the work of guiding the College toward sustained excellence.

The next President will be an executive of inspired and creative leadership, tenaciously committed to preparing and graduating men of keen intelligence, unimpeachable character, and global perspective. The successful candidate will possess the ability and the enthusiasm to serve as a visible and inspiring advocate for Morehouse College and for the liberal arts. The president will be known for the demonstrated capacity to execute a strategic vision, a record of effective leadership and administrative management in challenging environments, including accomplishments in navigating complexity and change with financial acumen, and prodigious fundraising.

Monroe “Bud” Moseley is leading this search with Lionel Anderson.

Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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President of Clark Atlanta University (Job Announcement) #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs

President of Clark Atlanta University

Institution: Clark Atlanta University
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category:
  • Executive – Presidents and Chancellors
Posted: 10/17/2014
Type: Full Time

The Clark Atlanta University Board of Trustees and Presidential Search Committee seek its fourth president and invites expressions of interest and applications for the presidency of the only private, independent, graduate research institution in the HBCU community. Formed in 1988 as a result of the consolidation of two independent black institutions–Atlanta University (1865) and Clark College (1869), Clark Atlanta is a regionally accredited, highly rated residential, coeducational, United Methodist Church-related, comprehensive research university. The university campus has 39 academic, administrative, and student support buildings located on 126 acres of land about 1.5 miles from the heart of Metro Atlanta. CAU is one of the five member institutions of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Consortium, the only Historically Black Consortium of private colleges and universities in the nation.

The university, one of the largest of the 37 member UNCF colleges, offers undergraduate, graduate and professional, and nondegree certificate programs in 38 major areas of study through four academic schools: Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Social Work. The highest enrolled undergraduate fields are: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Mass Media Arts, and Psychology. CAU facilitates outstanding interdisciplinary and collaborative research initiatives and sponsored programs between the university and national and federal laboratories, other universities, and industry, including small and medium high-tech companies as well as houses world renowned Centers of Excellence in Cancer Research and Therapeutic Development and Functional Nanoscale Materials.

There are 173 full-time faculty members with 79% holding a terminal degree. The student-faculty ratio is 14:1 for an enrollment of 3,458 (2,629 Undergraduate; 829 Graduate) students. The student body is comprised of 74% female and 26% male; 46% in-state, 52% out-of-state, 2% international from 15 foreign countries; and almost 2,500 residential students.

In student life, the campus has 60 chartered student organizations including fraternities and sororities. Eleven intercollegiate athletic men’s and women’s teams compete in the NCAA Division II, Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Total cost to attend per year is $34,599 and approximately $60 million dollars of endowment support financial aid and operations.

The next president will be guided by the University’s focus on becoming a dynamic 21st century research university of choice for a diverse student body that will, as graduates, help improve the quality of life in our global society.

The Board seeks a distinguished, energetic and transformative leader who can accelerate the growing reputation and success of the university. Candidates for the position will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Fundraising Experience
  • Distinguished and Appropriate Credentials
  • Relevant Experience in Higher Education
  • Superb Communication Skills
  • Strong Community Service, and
  • Leadership Abilities Demonstrated at the Education, Local, State, National, International, and Business Levels

The search committee will begin review of applications in mid-November, 2014, and will continue its work until an appointment of a new president is made in early February, 2015. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that addresses CAU’s mission and strategic initiatives, curriculum vitae, and five references with email and phone numbers (references will not be contacted without expressed permission of the candidate). Please submit applications to Joe W. Laymon, Chairman of the Search Committee at CAUPresident@agbsearch.com.

Drs. John Garland and James Davis, Consultants with AGB Search, Inc. are assisting the search. You may direct inquiries and questions tojwg@agbsearch.com or jdavis@agbsearch.com, phone numbers 937-416-5819 or 540-539-9415. For a copy of the profile and additional information, please consult www.cau.edu or www.agbsearch.com.

Clark Atlanta University is an equal opportunity institution.

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Application Information

Contact: Clark Atlanta University
Email Address: CAUPresident@agbsearch.com