The Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees invites applications and nominations for the fifth president of Florida Gulf Coast University. The president reports to the Board of Trustees and serves as the chief executive officer of the university, embracing the core values of integrity, collegiality, leadership development, support of scholarship and enthusiasm that are exemplified across the institution. The president is responsible for all operations of the university, including overall leadership and management of the institution, its academic enterprise, a Division 1 athletics program, fundraising and mobilization of all constituents including faculty, alumni, staff, students, community, corporate, foundation and local and state government leaders to meet the institutional and regional goals. The president will lead the continuing transformation of the university as it achieves further academic advances and propel the institution among the state’s top choice for universities.
A key priority for the president will be to work with external constituencies to generate the resources FGCU needs to deliver on and expand its operations and enhance its profile. In building these external relationships, the president will also demonstrate considerable skill and experience as a communicator and negotiator, and will possess the diplomatic dexterity, political savvy, courage of convictions, self-awareness and discerning judgment necessary for superb leadership.
The ideal candidate will display the following important qualifications and attributes:
The full position profile can be accessed at https://greenwoodsearch.com/current-opportunities/.
Further information about Florida Gulf Coast University may be found at: https://www.fgcu.edu/
APPLICATION AND NOMINATION PROCESS
Greenwood Asher & Associates® is assisting Florida Gulf Coast University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood Asher & Associates. Application materials should include:
We strongly encourage submitting application materials as PDF attachments. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for all candidates except those who are invited to participate in campus forums. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by March 22, 2023.
Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:
Julie Schrodt, Senior Executive Search Consultant
Jim Johnsen, Ed.D., Vice President for Executive Search
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