Fayette seeks CEO to lead campus

August 07, 2003

The Commonwealth College invites applications and nominations for the position of campus executive officer (CEO) at Penn State Fayette.

The CEO reports to the dean of the Commonwealth College and provides academic and administrative leadership for the campus in all areas, including academic programming (both resident instruction and continuing education), human resources, fiscal management and facilities maintenance/improvement. He/she also is responsible for developing and maintaining close relationships with surrounding communities as well as other University campuses and administrative units.

Preferred qualifications include:
* Earned doctorate, college teaching experience and a record of success as a senior academic administrator or other senior executive;
* Demonstrated leadership skills, vision and ability to identify and build on the strengths of a successful academic institution;
* Familiarity with the use and implementation of technology in an educational setting;
* Well-developed communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work in an environment of collegiality and shared decision-making;
* Success in building a rich, diverse work force and student community;
* Extensive experience in developing collaborative partnerships with community and business leaders; and
* Ability to work collaboratively within a multi-campus system to identify and achieve common goals.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume and the names, addresses (including e-mail), and phone numbers of three professional references to Lisa Squire, Senior Director, 111 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802. Screening will begin Sept. 1, and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated starting date is January 2004.

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