WASHINGTON, D.C., May 7, 2021 – AGB Search, a national leader in higher education executive search, announces its newest searches with deadlines in May and June:
Administrative Leadership Searches
The California State University System, based in Long Beach, Calif., seeks its next executive vice chancellor for academic and student affairs. This position marks an exceptional opportunity for a dynamic, strategic and mission-driven leader with significant broad higher education leadership experience to direct a complex, multi-unit organization. Roderick McDavis, managing principal; Melissa Trotta, associate managing principal; and James McCormick and Janice Fitzgerald, executive search consultants, are leading the search. Applications are due June 1; see the Position Profile for more information.
Manhattanville College, based in Purchase, N.Y., has selected AGB Search to conduct the search for its next vice president for admissions and marketing. The vice president for admissions and marketing will provide innovative and strategic leadership in identifying and achieving overall enrollment goals and shaping the direction of Manhattanville’s admissions culture and landscape. Kimberly Templeton, principal, and Alan Crist, executive search consultant, are leading the search. Applications are due May 21; see the Position Profile for more information.
St. Thomas Aquinas College, located in Sparkill, N.Y., invites applications and nominations for the newly created position of director of finance. Strong candidates will require a substantial track record of data analytics, financial and managerial achievements, a successful strategic planning background, and the courage to make and effectively communicate data-informed decisions. Executive Search Consultants Fred Moore and Melinda Leonardo are leading the search. Applications are due June 2; see the Position Profile for more information.
Academic Leadership Searches
Blackburn College, based in Carlinville, Ill., invites applications and nominations for its next provost. The provost is responsible for providing leadership and administrative oversight in support of the college’s strategic plan and priorities, especially for departments that fall under the provost’s purview and for its academic programs, all while supporting campus and its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Executive Search Consultant Oscar Page leads the search. Applications and nominations will be received until the position is filled; see the Position Profile for more information.
Norfolk State University, a Historically Black College/University located in Norfolk, Va., has chosen AGB Search to conduct the search for its next dean of the school of education. The dean, in collaboration with other academic units and the community at large, will find ample opportunity for growth through the development of innovative programs involving faculty, staff and administrators. Executive Search Consultants Nancy Targett and Wayne Wormley are leading the search. Applications are due April 30; see the Position Profile for more information.
About AGB Search
AGB Search, based in Washington, D.C., specializes in providing tailored services, including permanent search, interim search, and compensation evaluation, to higher education institutions. Founded by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) in 2010, the firm has a unique understanding of the qualifications critical for effective higher education leadership. The firm has conducted more than 750 searches at institutions ranging from small, private colleges to large public institutions and research universities. www.agbsearch.com.