Qualifications and How to Apply

The successful candidate for President should possess many, if not all of the following experience and qualifications:

• Successful experience as a strategic and inclusive leader; the ability to build strong management teams, delegate responsibility and authority, and execute plans with fiscal responsibility;

adultgrad withchild• An ability to bring campus constituencies to actionable consensus; the ability to energize and inspire students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, Board members and external stakeholders; the capacity to articulate SUNY Ulster’s mission and direction to all of its essential audiences;

• A commitment to the value of open enrollment education and the ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with all members of the College community to promote the development of students;

• Fiscal and budget experience that combines both the understanding of public finance and the realities of enrollment-driven budgets;

• A personal commitment to and record of success in advancing diversity;

• An understanding of shared governance and a collaborative union environment;

• An ability to make decisions that are data-driven and evidenced-based;

5 grads• Approachability and the desire for involvement in campus life and engagement with students, alumni, faculty, staff and the Community in which the College resides;

• An ability to develop relationships with business leaders in the community and convey the story of SUNY Ulster in a compelling manner;

• The ability to serve as a strong advocate for SUNY Ulster at the System, County and State levels;

• Resilience and flexibility in the face of unexpected constraints; a proven ability to implement change and manage conflict;

• A commitment to and enthusiasm for personally undertaking and engaging in fund seeking activities, including foundations, corporations and individuals;

• Master’s degree required, Doctorate preferred.


All applications, nominations and inquiries may be directed to Isaacson Miller online: 


Kate Barry, Managing Associate
Morgan Sharoff, Associate
263 Summer Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02210

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