University at Albany, State University of New York (UAlbany) is seeking its next president to lead the University forward as a distinguished University Center in the State University of New York. We invite an outstanding leader to further the innovative education of UAlbany’s exceptional students and to participate in the University’s rich contributions to the community and to the State of New York. Strategically located in the State Capital of New York, a hub of leading institutions of higher education and civic engagement, the University at Albany is an internationally recognized public research university that brings "The World Within Reach" to 17,142 students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The faculty, staff, and students are accomplished, intelligent, talented, diverse, and engaged individuals who will welcome and inspire the next president. An accomplished leader will find an exceptional opportunity at UAlbany, which is located in a thriving tri-city area with a population approaching 900,000.
The UAlbany president leads a large, vibrant university with a mission of expanding knowledge and transforming minds to shape the future of its community and the world. The University is committed to enabling individuals to pursue education without limitation by economic or societal factors and to addressing local to global needs through engagement with diverse communities. UAlbany maintains a commitment to pursue inclusive excellence at its highest levels across all of its endeavors. The University has 12,779 undergraduate students, 4,363 graduate students, and more than 4,900 faculty and staff. The overall FY2012 budget for the University is $658.7 million. UAlbany has more than 155,000 living alumni including many top academic, artistic, policy, research and business leaders.
As chief administrative officer of UAlbany, the president leads the institution by managing and leveraging key human and financial resources to fulfill and advance the institutional mission. Working both with internal and external constituencies, the president provides overall leadership and guidance for the University. The president is expected to nurture and expand the academic reputation of the University and to collaboratively plan its future. The next president will have unquestioned integrity, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, strong administrative abilities, high energy, political astuteness, deep commitment to diversity, common sense and a sense of humor, and a personal style that engenders trust and respect. The president should symbolize the best qualities of the institution to represent the University within SUNY, to public policy and private sector leaders, and to the state, national, and international higher education community.
Review of nominations and applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries, nominations/referrals, and applications (including resumes and letters of interest) should be sent electronically and in confidence to: Michael Baer, Vice President & Director, Pamela Pezzoli, Senior Associate, Isaacson, Miller, 1300 19th Street, NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036. Email: email@example.com
SUNY and the University at Albany is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
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