University of Maryland Baltimore County University of Maryland - Baltimore County, Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD, United States
Oct 20, 2017Full time
Search for the Executive Director of Emergency Management University of Maryland, Baltimore The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the state’s only public health, law, and human services university. Enrolling students in six nationally ranked professional schools and an interdisciplinary graduate school, UMB confers over 50% of professional practice doctoral degrees awarded in the state of Maryland. The university’s students, faculty, and staff contribute two million hours of service annually, providing programming that improves Marylanders’ health and wellness, advances justice, promotes economic development, and strengthens families and communities. Reporting directly to the Chief Business and Finance Officer and Vice President, this is a visible, key leadership position that will build Emergency Management (EM) at UMB. The institution seeks candidates with outstanding leadership skills to join a cutting edge community of professional faculty, staff, and students. The Executive Director must be deeply committed UMB’s public mission and its core values of accountability, civility, collaboration, diversity, excellence, knowledge, and leadership. As a strategic thinker with a solid record of front-line experience in his/her field, the Executive Director will develop a vision and lead the UMB community in pursuing safety, security, and preparedness. The successful candidate will be a seasoned leader with a demonstrated collaborative, communicative style. Seeking meaningful engagement with important stakeholders within the UMB community, across the state of Maryland, and across the national EM landscape, the Executive Director will foster a framework for interoperability and elevate UMB’s EM function. The ideal candidate will have a degree in EM, public safety management, homeland security, or criminal justice. S/he will also bring first hand experience with large-scale emergencies. Nominations, applications, and inquiries are being accepted for the position. Consideration of candidates will continue until the position is filled. Candidates must submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter. All candidate information will be held in strict confidence. Electronic submission is strongly encouraged. UMB is assisted in this search by Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm. Full details of the position can be found on Isaacson, Miller’s website. All inquiries, nominations, and applications should be directed to the firm via: www.imsearch.com/6333 Daniel Rodas, Vice President Liz Vago. Managing Associate Anna Graulich, Associate Isaacson, Miller The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.