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Mount Aloysius College, a private, comprehensive Catholic college located in Pennsylvania’s Laurel Highlands, invites nominations and applications for the position of President. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1853, the College now offers over 70 programs of study leading to Associate, Bachelor and Master’s degrees in the arts and sciences, nursing, and allied health fields. 

The next President of Mount Aloysius College will be an inspiring, collaborative, and visionary leader with a deep commitment to the liberal arts and professional education and an astute understanding of the challenges facing 21st-century higher education. It is also expected that the President will model servant leadership reflective of the Charism of the Sisters of Mercy and the Catholic intellectual tradition and be able to enthusiastically communicate both within and outside of the College. The next President will have earned a terminal degree and have a record of distinction as an institutional leader, demonstrated financial acumen, and the courage to make critical and sometimes difficult decisions. Personal characteristics of integrity, humility, diplomacy, transparency and an uncompromising work ethic are essential.

Nominations and Applications

The Search Committee will begin to review applications immediately and continue until an appointment is made. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 20, 2020 and must include a letter of interest that addresses the College’s mission and the leadership agenda outlined in the search profile, a curriculum vitae, and five professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. Application materials should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF format) to:

Please direct nominations and inquiries to:

Loren Anderson, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant, (253) 223-3566

Shannon McCambridge, J.D. LL.M, Executive Search Consultant, (206) 310-7560

Mount Aloysius College is an equal opportunity employer, and does not tolerate unlawful discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact us at 814-886-6500 or by email at: Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with College policy.