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Executive Director



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 informed citizenship.

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 Institute Director.

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.

Minimum qualifications

Terminal degree in field related to American constitutional thought, broadly conceived to include all disciplines that touch on the mission.

Preferred qualifications

Experience in program administration in a higher education setting preferred.
Excellent research and writing skills.
Promise of scholarly productivity; record of scholarly publications preferred.
Demonstrated expertise in American constitutional thought, broadly conceived.
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
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