Full Job Description
Utica University seeks confidential applications and nominations for the 10th President of the University. The next President will have the opportunity to lead this entrepreneurial University to its next level of success through a continued commitment to student-centered success, academic rigor, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, financial discipline, and the passionate articulation of its mission and values.
A comprehensive, independent, coeducational private institution located in the heart of the Mohawk Valley in Central New York, Utica University offers an academic experience that is deeply engaging and enriching, with a vibrant and diverse community of life-long learners. Excitement, enthusiasm and gratitude are common themes used by Utica University graduates when describing their experiences at the University. Students, faculty and staff take pride in Utica University’s family atmosphere. The modern 128-acre campus is situated on the western edge of Utica which provides the Utica University community with a special home – an intimate place to work, learn and grow.
Location Utica, NY Application Deadline *Full consideration by*: 12/20/2022 Open Until Filled Yes Major ResponsibilitiesThe President is the Chief Executive Officer of Utica University and reports directly to the University’s Board of Trustees. The new President will assume leadership of a university that is innovative, entrepreneurial, and well managed. The work of the current and former presidents and an engaged and savvy Board of Trustees has positioned the institution for long-term success. Key strategic opportunities for Utica’s next President include:
- In close collaboration with the University community, crafting a vision and plan that reimagines Utica’s future as the institution continues to innovate in a rapidly changing environment
- Expanding the financial resources of the University through external resource development, additional revenue streams and academic programmatic growth
- Building on the work that is already being done to make Utica University a welcoming and inclusive place for persons of all backgrounds and identities
- Nurturing the sense of community and belonging among faculty, staff, and students at Utica University
- Ensuring that Utica University remains true to its roots as an institution of opportunity that transforms the lives of students and is deeply committed their success
Driving ResponsibilitiesThis position requires driving on Univesity business
TravelTravel is required
Supervises Education & Experience QualificationsPlease reference the full search profile: https://rhperry.com/profile/uticapresident_profile.pdf
Minimum Skills/AbilitiesPlease reference the full search profile: https://rhperry.com/profile/uticapresident_profile.pdf
Applicant Documents InstructionsAll positions at Utica University support the University’s mission and values in part by being active members of an inclusive environment. Please describe in your diversity statement how you would see yourself incorporating this into this role.
In line with the University’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee.
Additional information Visa sponsorship is not available for this position EEO/AA StatementUtica University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the
diversity of its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex,
pregnancy, ethnic or national origin, religion, marital status, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status,
disability, citizenship status, genetic predisposition, domestic violence
victim status, or protected status under applicable local, state, or
Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus CommunityOur community of students, faculty and staff reflect a diversity of experiences, opinions, and cultural backgrounds shaped by biology, society, history, and choice. Our community includes members who are diverse by virtue of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, religious and/or spiritual affiliations, and socio-economic status, as well as the number of other ways in which who we are influences how we see the world. Furthermore, we value and celebrate diversity, and this results in a commitment to multiculturalism. We believe that within the community of human persons, all cultures, perspectives, and beliefs about faith, ideals, taste and lifestyles are of equal value. Our diversity deepens our commitment to nurture a multicultural environment in which we engage with others and blend perspectives, to learn about diverse cultures, to explore who we are and where we come from and to accept one another without prejudice. The Utica University Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in perspective, background, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas.
Commitment to Supporting and Hiring VeteransUtica University is a comprehensive, independent, private institution founded in 1946 to offer options for higher education study to veterans returning from the Second World War. More than seventy years since veterans returned from WWII, this tradition of serving veterans is still held in high regard here at Utica University, and we are proud to welcome veterans as students and as valued members of our faculty and professional staff.
Job Type: Full-time
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