The Utah State Board of Regents invites nominations and applications for the position of President of Snow College, one of eight institutions within the Utah System of Higher Education.
Founded in 1888, Snow College is located in scenic central Utah and serves over 5,000 students from throughout Utah, 36 states, and 42 countries. Snow College has campuses in Ephraim and Richfield, with 33 buildings on over 140 acres. Snow College is the educational, artistic, cultural, musical, and athletics center of the region, and is a key driver of economic development. It has been named a “Best Value College” and is a top option for Utah students because of its combination of high academic quality and low cost.
Encouraged by Snow College's dedication to the pursuit of knowledge, the majority of graduates go on to earn additional degrees at universities throughout the country, while others graduate fully prepared for employment in a wide variety of fields. Students earn associate degrees focusing on general education and many areas of study, as well as bachelor’s degrees in software engineering and music. Snow College also offers numerous career and technical education certificates and awards. Students enjoy small class sizes and a highly personalized learning environment with world-class, diverse faculty.
Candidates should be proven leaders, preferably with experience in traditional academic programs and career and technical education. Candidates should have a record of administrative leadership or scholarly achievement in higher education, be successful fundraisers, and have a demonstrated passion for student success with a strong emphasis on inclusion and concern for diverse student needs. Candidates must have the ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with students, faculty, staff, local and state elected officials, and K-12 education partners. Candidates should understand the opportunities and challenges for an academic institution with two campuses located in rural Utah. A terminal degree is strongly preferred.
Interested parties are encouraged to submit a current CV and a detailed letter addressing how the candidate’s experience matches the position requirements and articulates the candidate’s vision for the institution and its mission moving forward. Applications should be submitted by November 1, 2018. Please direct confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:
Snow College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. The College strongly encourages minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities to apply.