The Institute of American Constitutional Thought & Leadership
at the University of Toledo is a multidisciplinary university
center that conducts teaching, research, and public programming
concerning the ideas, traditions, and texts that form the
foundations of Western Civilization and the American political
order. The Executive Director, as with all members of the
Institute, should embrace the Institute’s mission as defined by ORC
Sec. 3364.07 (B), (C), which is to educate university students in
(A) the core texts and great debates of Western civilization; (B)
the principles, ideals, and institutions of the American political
order; and (C) the foundations of responsible leadership and
The Executive Director develops and executes plans and programs for
the Institute, including conferences, symposia, research and grant
programs, fellowship opportunities, student programming, marketing
and communication. The Executive Director will also hire and
supervise Institute staff, as well as administer the Institute
budget. The Executive Director will represent the Director at
functions and events, including development. As a faculty
administrator, the Executive Director will also carry limited
teaching responsibilities relative to the Institute sponsored
courses per academic year as well as publish research and make
contributions to an academic discipline related to the Institute’s
mission. The Executive Director will be a direct report to the
Applicants should submit a cover letter and a current résumé. For
priority consideration, application materials must be received by
11:59 p.m. EST on (14 DAYS AFTER POSTING); applications will
continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.
Terminal degree in field related to American constitutional
thought, broadly conceived to include all disciplines that touch on
Experience in program administration in a higher education setting
Excellent research and writing skills.
Promise of scholarly productivity; record of scholarly publications
Demonstrated expertise in American constitutional thought, broadly
Willingness to engage and support development activities.
The successful candidate must be well organized, attentive to
detail, and able to respond to deadlines in a timely manner.
Ability to interact comfortably and confidently with a broad
internal and external constituency, and maintain a professional
demeanor in representing the Institute and the University.
Advertised: 27 Nov 2023 Eastern Standard Time Applications close: