Hiram College seeks an entrepreneurial, dynamic leader who has a demonstrated record of successful performance in an academic setting or similarly complex organization. This individual must possess the credibility to provide intellectual leadership and strategic direction to the campus community, Board of Trustees, alumni and other stakeholders. S/he must possess the skills necessary to work in a framework of shared governance, to effectively engage the faculty, staff and students by demonstrating the ability to build consensus, work effectively with an academic infrastructure and engender widespread private and public support for, and excitement about, the future of Hiram College.
The successful candidate must be a compelling advocate for Hiram's goals to a variety of audiences and be able to leverage opportunities in the area of development and fundraising. The President must be able to represent the interests of the College and show deep commitment to liberal arts education, innovation, entrepreneurship, a global perspective and excellence at all levels of the institution. S/he must understand and appreciate the unique and closely held values of the College, while simultaneously advocating for a progressive strategy that will sustain the College in the long term. S/he must be an outstanding and self-confident communicator, in both oral and written form, with an ability to listen to and nurture relationships with the entire Hiram community and surrounding region.
Hiram College is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to Excellence Through Diversity.