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McNeese State University

Location: Lake CharlesLA 70605 Document ID: AB076-83QO Posted on: 2017-02-2602/26/2017 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time



McNeese State University

The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System invites applications and nominations for the position of President of McNeese State University.  The individual selected as President will assume the position during 2017. 

Established in 1939, McNeese is categorized as an SREB Four-Year 4 institution, as a Carnegie Master’s College and University (larger programs), and as a COC/SACS Level IV institution. The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs that address state and national educational needs. McNeese State University offers approximately 67 degree programs through the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Liberal Arts, Nursing, Science, General and Basic Studies, and the Doré School of Graduate Studies. The oak-shaded campus located in Lake Charles, Louisiana features 77 buildings on 608 acres, including an original structure - the Francis G. Bulber Auditorium - that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Board and University are seeking a president who will be a visionary, entrepreneurial leader and who has both academic and senior administrative success; is committed to fundraising, economic development, and community relations; and is student-centered.  Further, the President should empower others through transparent communication, collaborative management and shared governance.

Candidates will be expected to have high level executive experience with demonstrated performance of exceptional quality.  Those holding an earned doctorate and having a background in higher education administration are preferred.  Management experience in other fields will also be considered.

The Presidential Search Committee will accept letters of interest, résumés and nominations until the position is filled. For best consideration, letters of interest in the position and should be provided by March 23, 2017.  Information should be submitted to:               

Mr. Alejandro Perkins, Chair
Board of Supervisors
University of Louisiana System
1201 North Third Street, Suite 7-300
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Telephone: (225) 342-6950
Facsimile: (225) 342-6473


For more information and desired qualifications, see the website at: www.ulsystem.edu or email questions or comments to MSUPresidentialSearch@la.gov.


The University of Louisiana System is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Louisiana is a Public Records Law State.





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