Chancellor

University of Colorado Boulder

The University of Colorado invites applications and nominations for the position of Chancellor of the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder). The Chancellor is the campus’s chief executive officer and shall be the chief academic, fiscal, and administrative officer responsible to the president for the conduct of the affairs of the campus in accordance with the policies of the Board of Regents.

The State of Colorado’s flagship university, CU Boulder is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities. Located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains on one of the most beautiful campuses in the US, CU Boulder is distinguished by an entrepreneurial mindset that shapes its teaching, research, and industry activities. It is committed to diversity and equality in employment and education.

The Chancellor will establish a vision that will propel CU Boulder into the future and further raise the University’s visibility nationally and internationally. They will have a true appreciation for research and scholarly work across disciplines and will possess their own body of scholarly work. A prolific fundraiser, they will create and implement a collaborative vision for advancement. They will have a deep commitment to teaching, research, discovery, and service and a true allegiance to shared governance, academic freedom, and fostering an inclusive campus culture that encourages innovation and entrepreneurism. They will bring a diversity of thought informed by a varied background and wide- ranging experiences.

CU Boulder leadership opportunities include: advancing the CU Boulder’s mission; shaping tomorrow’s leaders; advancing diversity, equity and inclusion; fostering innovation; driving CU Boulder’s commitment to sustainability; building partnerships and community engagement; increasing philanthropic support;  supporting and leveraging CU Boulder athletics; positive impact on humanity; and serving the State of Colorado.

Salary: The anticipated hiring range has been established at $627,800 and $829,800.

Benefits: CU Boulder offers an unparalleled range of benefits, including top-notch healthcare, comprehensive wellness programs, enriching professional development, and a dynamic work-life balance, we ensure your holistic growth and happiness.

Chancellor qualifications, attributes and additional information about CU Boulder can be found in the profile here: https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/chancellor-university-of-colorado-boulder

Applicants are encouraged to submit materials through the AGB Search application portal (bit.ly/3stLkR9) by the target date of January 26, 2024, and should include: 1) a curriculum vita or resume, 2) a letter of interest that addresses the leadership opportunities, desired experiences and attributes, and 3) contact information for five references (to be contacted at a later date with candidate’s permission). The search will remain open until an appointment is made. All candidate names will remain confidential until finalists are identified during the latter stages of the search.

Nominations and expressions of interest in the Chancellor position are encouraged. Please direct them to CUBoulderChancellor@agbsearch.com or to the AGB search consultants listed below:

Rod McDavis, Ph.D., CEO and Managing Principal, rod.mcdavis@agbsearch.com, (804) 514.1982 

Monica Burton, Principal, monica.burton@agbsearch.com (917) 825.2961
Kimberly Templeton, J.D., Principal, kimberly.templeton@agbsearch.com, (540) 761.9494
Sally Mason, Ph.D., Senior Executive Search Consultant, sally.mason@agbsearch.com, (765) 414.0299

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