Monmouth University, an independent, comprehensive institution of higher education committed to excellence and integrity in teaching, scholarship, and service seeks a creative, strategic, and inspirational leader to serve as its next President. Located in West Long Branch, New Jersey, the University’s beautiful and historic campus is approximately one hour from both New York City and Philadelphia and is within walking distance of the Atlantic Ocean’s beaches.
Monmouth is a relatively young institution that has held university status for just over 20 years. Since its founding, Monmouth has maintained a remarkable upward trajectory of growth in enrollment, programs, and facilities. The next President will continue this course by helping the University increase its academic quality and reputation, strengthening enrollment and retention, and establishing a compelling and entrepreneurial strategic vision for the future. This is an ideal opportunity for an energetic, student-focused, and visionary leader with a broad knowledge of the challenging landscape of higher education to join a community filled with passion for the institution and pride in its accomplishments. The University is hungry to do more and while there are many successes, there are also opportunities for a transformational leader to have an impact. The President will build on Monmouth’s existing strengths, while adapting to the changing world of higher education and successfully stewarding the University into the future.
The ideal candidate will be a risk taker who honors Monmouth’s impressive past, embraces the family feel of the campus, relishes relationships, and has the demonstrated ability to take the University to the next level of excellence. The President will maintain the University’s strong fiscal track record and enhance its resources through successful fundraising. The President will ensure the campus is welcoming and inclusive, continue the tradition of strong senior leadership, and increase the efficiency of the institution. Currently lacking the visibility and recognition it deserves, Monmouth needs to do more to share its story across the country. An inspired communicator, the President will bring new visibility to the University and help the institution tell the story of its success.
Monmouth University has engaged Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist with this search. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed through the Isaacson, Miller website to Jackie Mildner or Jeff Kessner at: www.imsearch.com/6554
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