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Claremont Lincoln University


Claremont Lincoln University invites applications for the position of President.

Claremont Lincoln University seeks to equip students with 21st Century leadership skills for engaging in solutions that improve the world for the benefit of all. Focused on socially conscious education, Claremont Lincoln is a nonprofit graduate school with online offerings and a distinctive mission. At Claremont Lincoln, students learn the skills necessary to understand differences among religions, governments, other organizations, and individuals; how to respect those differences; and how to cooperate and collaborate with those of different viewpoints to resolve problems between them peacefully without violence. Students integrate self-knowledge with critical perspectives and contemporary skills to create sustainable social change.

Accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission, Claremont Lincoln University graduated its first class in Spring 2013. Claremont Lincoln enrolls students across several online graduate programs with a variety of concentration options. Programs and Concentrations include an M.A., Organizational Leadership with concentrations in Civic Engagement, Ethics, Healthcare and Human Resources; an M.A. in Peace and Social Justice; and an M.A. in Social Impact. Poised for growth, the institution is developing several additional degree as well as certificate programs and continues to build partnerships with a broad array of organizations interested in the Claremont Lincoln University mission. For more information regarding the university, please see the website at https://www.claremontlincoln.edu/.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President will be a visionary leader who will advance and sustain the institution’s mission for the future. The President will provide vision and leadership to refine the institutional strategy, position Claremont Lincoln as a leader in ethical leadership and social impact education, grow the institution and ensure sustainability for the future. Fundraising and growing enrollment, while ensuring continued high quality programs, will be paramount for the next President.

Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated commitment to ethical leadership and the ability to communicate the importance of the institutional mission and its programs to a diverse set of external audiences. Strong leadership experience in a complex environment and a proven ability to provide vision and inspire others is essential. The President should also have compelling fundraising abilities, the ability to work effectively with a Board of Directors and successful experience with online learning.

Initial screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Claremont Lincoln University will be assisted by Joe Haberman, Ellen Landers and Abby Rudman at Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. Nominations and applications should be directed to:

Claremont Lincoln University Presidential Search

Heidrick & Struggles, Inc.

1180 Peachtree Street, NE, Suite 2250

Atlanta, GA 30309

[email protected]

Claremont Lincoln University is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to religious, racial, ethnic and gender diversity.




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Posted: 8/16/2019
Application Due: 10/15/2019
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