Company: University of Colorado
Posted on: December 6, 2018
System President/CEO The University of Colorado (CU) invites applications andnominations for system President/CEO. The President servesas the system's Chief Executive Officer and leads a diverse,complex organization that positively impacts Colorado andbeyond. The University of Colorado is more than an institution of highereducation. For almost 150 years, CU has served the people of theState of Colorado and contributed to its successes. The Universityof Colorado system plays a profound role in the lives ofindividuals, businesses and communities throughout the state, as itgenerates an economic impact of more than $12 billion each year inColorado. CU advances the economy, health and culture not only ofColorado, but also across the country and around the world throughits system of four campuses serving 67,000 students (with another8,000 taking courses for credit), 35,000 employees, and through the475,000 CU alumni world-wide (250,000 remain in Colorado) who havebecome leaders in science, business, arts, health andcommunities. The University of Colorado comprises the University of ColoradoBoulder, the University of Colorado Denver, the University ofColorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and the University of ColoradoSprings. CU's four campuses feature top-tier faculty and anenvironment where student achievement is paramount. Each campus isled by a Chancellor, has a distinct statutory role and mission andis accredited separately. The system President/CEO oversees the University of Coloradosystem and serves as the leadership and hiring authority for thecampus chancellors, akin to the CEO of a complex enterprise withseveral interconnected divisions. The President identifies majorsystem-level opportunities and risks and coordinates CU's effortsto serve the state and beyond. As such, the President must haveexperience balancing the interests of multiple stakeholders andworking with a governing board. The President's responsibilities include oversight of a combinedsystem budget of more than $4.5 billion, including $1.05 billion inresearch funds across many disciplines. The President partners withand reports to a dedicated system Board of Regents and isresponsible for enacting and implementing system-wide direction andpolicies on an array of issues affecting the academic,administrative and fiscal interests of the system. The system President/CEO, working alongside the Board ofRegents, campus chancellors, faculty, staff, students, universitystakeholders, the Colorado community and its leaders, isresponsible for engaging the university community and implementinga strategic and thoughtful vision for the future of the CU system.The next President will continue to strengthen the solid foundationof the thriving four-campus system and further its position as thehigher education leader in Colorado and the nation. As CU's chief ambassador, the President engages with electedofficials and policymakers at the state and federal levels, theprivate sector, and alumni, partners and affiliates. The Presidentmust facilitate collaboration and partnerships among public andprivate entities, be prepared to confront the financial challengesfacing all of higher education, lead major fundraising initiativesfor the university and foster relationships with the philanthropiccommunity. Nominations and applications may be submitted to: The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis ofrace, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability,creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genderexpression, veteran status, political affiliation, or politicalphilosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. Category: Education , Keywords: Chancellor
Keywords: University of Colorado, Denver , System President/CEO, Executive , Denver, Colorado
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