Monmouth University invites nominations and applications for the position of founding Director for the Institute for Health and Wellness (IHW). The Institute for Health and Wellness will be a key local resource and forum for education, research and collaboration on issues of human health and wellness delivered through scholarship, supported programs, community engagement and partnerships.
Monmouth seeks an accomplished, innovative leader who will serve as the respected head of the IHW while partnering with other campus operations and outside partners in defining the goals and objectives of the institute and implementing a progressive and evolving strategy for excellence and growth. Reporting directly to the Provost and working with a Steering Committee comprised of key internal and external stakeholders, the IHW and its director will be well-positioned to effectively function within the university and develop partnerships with the outside community.
Because of Monmouth’s strengths in existing and emerging programs in healthcare, its geographic location, and abundant opportunities to leverage and grow relationships with leading healthcare providers and community partners, the university is poised to further establish itself as a leading institution in the health sciences. Along with its centers of distinction in the arts and real estate, the university hosts two additional well-established and highly regarded institutes – the Polling Institute and the Urban Coast Institute – which provide proven models for development of a new institute and logical partners for future projects. The creation and rapid growth of the IHW is an integral part of Monmouth’s strategic plan and has the full support of the president and the board.
Just one hour from New York City, and close to Philadelphia, Monmouth University sits at the heart of a vibrant culture that is rich in history, the arts, technology, and entrepreneurship. Monmouth University is a top-tier private, liberal arts institution that is home to innovative academic programs, expert faculty, and nationally ranked Division I athletics. Comprehensive in scope, the University enrolls approximately 6,300 students in more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including two doctoral programs. Today, Monmouth University is listed in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges,” The Princeton Review’s “The Best 382 Colleges,” and Money magazine’s “Best Colleges for Your Money.”
The search committee will begin a review of applications immediately and continue work until an appointment is made. To ensure fullest consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials by March 9, 2018 and include a letter of interest that directly responds to the Opportunities & Challenges, and Qualifications and Qualities sections of the profile, curriculum vitae, and five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF Format) to IHWDirector@agbsearch.com. The search is being assisted by Executive Search Consultant, Dr. Richard A. Wueste (firstname.lastname@example.org).