Presidential Search Announcement
Notre Dame of Maryland University, located in north Baltimore, seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial 14th president to assume office in July 2014.
Notre Dame’s new president must lead with strategic vision and bold decision-making in a complex academic environment. The successful candidate will bring a thorough understanding and deep commitment to Catholic higher education. It is strongly preferred that the next president would possess a terminal degree and the demonstrated abilities to provide transformational leadership; to set and achieve bold strategic goals; and to engage and inspire all of the University’s constituents in support of innovation, excellence, and growth. The successful candidate will also possess proven skills in donor development and fundraising, financial management, organizational development/effectiveness, enrollment, student life, and leadership attributes of flexibility, diplomacy, adaptability and high energy.
A school with a rich heritage of innovation, Notre Dame was founded by the School Sisters of Notre Dame as the first U.S. Catholic college for women to grant the baccalaureate degree. In addition to the Women’s College, the University currently educates a diverse population of women and men through its four academic schools: Arts and Sciences, Education, Nursing, and Pharmacy. Students and faculty members come from a variety of backgrounds, bringing multiple perspectives to the academic community. The University is known for its student-centered orientation and for its faculty commitment to superior teaching and scholarship.
The University’s total fall 2013 enrollment of 2,877 includes 1,234 women and men at the undergraduate level who choose from studies in 29 majors. Overall enrollment reflects 38 percent students of color. Notre Dame’s innovative programs ensure educational breadth across the University’s undergraduate Women’s College; College of Adult Undergraduate Studies serving part-time undergraduate students; College of Graduate Studies offering master’s degree programs in management, nonprofit management, nursing, liberal studies, communicating in contemporary culture; education degrees, including a master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and a Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership for Changing Populations; a Doctor of Pharmacy degree; and the Renaissance Institute for senior citizens. Courses are offered at a number of off-site locations and academic partnerships include institutions in the Baltimore area and in Japan, Australia, China, Taiwan, Korea, and London. Notre Dame has a robust master facilities plan, currently guiding $120 million in infrastructure investments and a blueprint for continued growth. Please visit www.ndm.edu for more information.
Review of applications will begin immediately and candidate materials received by January 3, 2014 will be assured of full consideration. Applications should include a letter of interest describing how the applicant meets the qualifications described in the prospectus, a curriculum vitae, and five names of professional references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers. The institutional prospectus can be found at http://www.academic-search.com/data/files/NDMUProfile.pdf. Nominations and expressions of interest should be sent electronically (in MS Word format) to:
This search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. Nominations and inquiries may be directed, in confidence, to:
Ann Die Hasselmo
To inquire by phone, please arrange a call with Dr. Kozloff or Dr. Hasselmo by contacting:
Notre Dame of Maryland University is an equal opportunity employer.