The Board of Trustees and Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) community seek a President to lead this unique and diverse institution of higher education to its next level of financial stability, academic excellence and external engagement through collaborative, visionary and strategic leadership.
Metropolitan College of New York is a not-for-profit, independent and coeducational institution of higher education that attracts highly motivated adult learners who are committed to transforming their lives and the lives of others. Drawing upon the creativity and vitality of New York City, MCNY’s academic programs combine the applied skills and knowledge required in today’s globally connected workplace with liberal arts, social sciences, and business theory. The College serves more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students at its Manhattan and Bronx locations, offering year-round accelerated degree programs with convenient schedules and strategically included distance-learning components for added flexibility.
MCNY was founded on the belief that students learn best when they understand thePurposefor their learning and see the connection between what they are learning in the classroom and their ability to change their lives and the lives of others in a positive fashion. The educational model anchors each degree program within the context of the workplace, ensuring students are engaged and competent in both theory and practical application. MCNY’s associate, bachelor and master’s degree programs are housed within three schools: the Audrey Cohen School for Human Services and Education, the School for Business and the School for Public Affairs and Administration. The College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
The President of Metropolitan College of New York is the chief executive officer of the College, reports to the Board of Trustees of the College, and is the chief advisor to, and executive agent of, the Board. The President has responsibility for all College educational and managerial affairs. Key qualifications include: visionary, innovative and collaborative leadership; a proven track record of success in senior management and leadership experience; strong financial acumen; has worked in, and understands, a large, diverse complex urban environment; and has a proven track record with, and strong commitment, to external resourcing development. An advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education is required, with a terminal degree preferred.
Applications are due by November 8th, 2017. Prior to submitting application materials, candidates should carefully review the Executive Search Profile to understand the unique opportunities and qualifications for this position.
To ensure full consideration, you will be required to submit: 1) a current resume or CV; 2) a cover letteraddressing the position; and 3) the contact information for three professional references. Submit your application securely through our website:
or at the email address listed below.
RH Perry & Associates is assisting MCNY in this search. All communications may be directed in confidence to: Mr. Matthew J. Kilcoyne, Managing Partner, at (202) 253-9846, or Dr. Roger H. Martin, Senior Consultant, at (914) 777-1644, or to MCNYPresident@rhperry.com.
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