• University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Baltimore, Maryland
  • Jul 14, 2020
Higher Education 4-year Institutions Executive

Job Description

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the academic health, law, and social work university of the state and includes the six professional schools of medicine, law, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, and social work, and an interdisciplinary Graduate School. With each school nationally ranked, UMB is well-positioned for a visionary and inclusive leader to directly address current challenges and shepherd the University forward into its next era of success.

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents welcomes applications and nominations for the next President of UMB. In its next chapters, UMB will continue to expand its impact with innovative patient care, discovery, and service that improve the human condition locally and globally. Guided by its core values of accountability, civility, collaboration, diversity, excellence, knowledge, and leadership, UMB is a vibrant community where students, faculty, staff, and neighbors engage intellectually, culturally, and socially.

The next President will advance excellence in all of UMB’s missions against a backdrop of dramatic change in education, healthcare, and society. The President will personify the values and communicate the vision of the University while encouraging the creativity and innovation that will ensure UMB’s continued ascent among the nation's top-ranked universities. The successful candidate must be capable of enabling talented faculty to achieve eminence; of leading a large, complex institution with a culture of shared governance and collaboration; and of engaging the campus, Baltimore City, and the region with humility and a vigorous spirit of partnership. The President must be a passionate and strategic leader, guiding UMB forward through the uncertainty that exists in today’s world and boldly conceptualizing a future for professional and health sciences education broadly. An inspirational leader, the President must encourage others to trek forward into this new future.

Applications, Nominations, and Inquiries

The University of Maryland, Baltimore has retained the national executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in this search. All applications, nominations, and inquiries should be submitted in confidence through the Isaacson, Miller website:

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is committed to a culture that is enriched by diversity, in the broadest sense. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution, UMB does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, gender identity or expression, marital status or veteran's status in recruitment, hiring, compensation, training or promotion of employees and applicants for employment at all job levels.