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The University of Nebraska invites applications and nominations for the position of Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the state’s premier metropolitan research university. Offering nationally recognized bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees to nearly 16,000 students, UNO is dedicated to the highest levels of academic achievement, community engagement, diversity, and inclusion. The opportunity to create the next chapter continues as the University of Nebraska at Omaha addresses the changing needs of its metropolitan area, state, region, and world. 

The UNO Chancellor reports to the President of the University of Nebraska, Ted Carter, and is a peer and partner to the chancellors of the other three NU campuses. The Chancellor serves as UNO’s chief executive officer, exercises broad delegated authority, and is responsible for all aspects of campus administration including academic affairs, student success, athletics, and business and finance.  In addition, the UNO Chancellor plays a vital external role, serving as a spokesperson in diverse forums, enhancing community engagement, leading fundraising, and building authentic partnerships with a wide range of public and private organizations. 

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Sally Mason and Garry W. Owens—both representing AGB Search—will be assisting the University of Nebraska at Omaha Chancellor Search Advisory Committee (CSAC).  Should prospective nominators or potential candidates have questions, they are encouraged to contact Dr. Mason (, or Dr. Owens ( directly by email prior to submitting materials. 

Applicants are encouraged to submit materials electronically by the target date of January 29, 2021 to and should include: 1) a letter of interest describing relevant experience; and, 2) a current curriculum vitae. All candidate names will remain confidential. 

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment.