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Assistant Vice President and Dean, College of Interdisciplinary and Continuing Studies

Morgan State University
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Morgan State University invites nominations and applications to fill the position of Assistant Vice President and Dean, College of Interdisciplinary and Continuing Studies.

Morgan State University, a Carnegie-classified R2 Doctoral/Research University (DRU) in northeast Baltimore, Maryland, invites inquiries, nominations, and applications for the position of Assistant Vice President and Dean of College of Interdisciplinary and Continuing Studies (CICS). As Maryland’s Preeminent, Public Urban Research University, Morgan serves a multi-ethnic and multi-racial student body and seeks to ensure that all individuals have access to quality higher education. Morgan State University offers more than 120 academic programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. Morgan State University is among the top five institutions in the United States in awarding baccalaureate degrees to African Americans in Engineering, Architecture and Journalism and is among the top twenty institutions nationwide in the fields of Hospitality, Accounting, and Marketing.   The University enrolls approximately 8,500 students, from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. For more information visit

Morgan State seeks a visionary leader with demonstrated success, innovation, and intellectual breadth to bring an entrepreneurial and strategic unit to serve the mainly adult learners and degree completers. The successful candidate will be the chief executive of the College of Interdisciplinary and Continuing Studies, reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and will work closely with all the other academic deans.  Responsibilities include oversight of implementation of the recently approved 18 interdisciplinary programs as part of Morgan Completes You (MCY) initiative. The MCY initiative aims at serving students that have accumulated significant academic credits in the past but have not completed their degree programs to achieve their goals. This role is responsible for supporting all administrative and academic requirements of these programs including development/implementation of strategic plans, recruit and train a group of professionals in the College, allocation of resources (budgets, staff, equipment), operational success and the evaluation of results that support MSU’s goals and mission.

The successful candidate must have a proven record of transformational leadership. This individual also must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in creative problem-solving, decision-making and have worked collaboratively with diverse constituency groups. Evidence of successful, progressive, and entrepreneurial leadership; and successful experience in strategic planning and fundraising. Evidence of strong interpersonal, communication, and facilitation/collaboration skills (with specific focus on interdisciplinary educational programs) are highly desired. An earned terminal degree from an accredited institution is highly desired but not required.

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC is assisting Morgan State University with the Assistant Vice President and Dean, College of Interdisciplinary and Continuing Studies search. For best consideration, please submit application materials by January 12, 2022. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher. Applications must include a cover letter, CV/Resume, and list of five references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.


All confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:


Marion Frenche, Practice Leader, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,

Search Manager and Senior Executive Search Consultant


Lois Stetson, Executive Search Consultant




Morgan State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply

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