Position Overview

Download Position Profile

The University of The Bahamas, located in the capital city of Nassau, is pleased to announce its search for the University’s ninth President. UB seeks a dynamic and inclusive leader who will embody commitment to the values and traditions of the University. The next President will be an effective and transformational team player who builds on the exceptional strengths of UB, including its mission to advance and expand access to higher education, promote academic freedom, drive national development, and build character through teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and service. The President will have a deep understanding of and appreciation for the culture of The Bahamas and will position the university for continued growth and success.

Established in 1974 by an act of Parliament, the College of the Bahamas was created. More than thirty-five years later the University of The Bahamas was chartered on November 10, 2016 and today has three academic campuses and several teaching and academic research centers located throughout the archipelago. UB offers certificates and diplomas as well as graduate, baccalaureate, and associate degrees in approximately 60 majors. The University serves approximately 5,000 students, has an alumni base of 20,000 and is one of the largest employers in The Bahamas.

Nominations and Applications

To receive full consideration, materials should be received on or before April 19, 2021.  Candidates are asked to submit electronically in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF:

  1. A letter of interest that directly addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the position profile;
  2. A curriculum vitae, and
  3. The names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five references. References will not be contacted without first securing the permission of the candidate.

Applications or nominations can be sent to:

Candidates are encouraged to review the search profile, which can be accessed above.

Additional information about The University of The Bahamas is available at:

Candidates are encouraged to reach out to the consultants to discuss this opportunity.

Dr. Melissa Trotta, Associate Managing / (202) 380-8927

Dr. Carlton Brown, Executive Search / (912) 247-8661