Atlanta University Center Consortium Innovation and Collaboration Center, Inc. — Executive Director

Executive Director
Atlanta University Center Consortium Innovation and Collaboration Center, Inc. (AUCC)
Atlanta, Georgia

The Council of Presidents of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) includes the respective presidents of Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Morehouse School of Medicine and Spelman College. The Presidents have adopted a shared vision for the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC), an innovative think-tank focused on thought-leadership, collaboration, and innovation for strategic initiatives that will yield meaningful and effective outcomes for each campus and the AUC.

We are seeking a highly motivated, energetic, catalytic, innovative professional to serve as the Executive Director of the AUCC. The ideal candidate will have the ability to catapult the AUCC to an elevated status within the community. The individual must be a strategic thinker who can strategically leverage past experiences to create initiatives that will yield meaningful and effective outcomes for each campus, the Center, the Westside and West End communities, and the Atlanta region.

The vision for the AUCC is to provide a collaborative space to incubate innovative best practices relevant to the broader higher education community, with special focus and emphasis on underrepresented groups in higher education. From a community perspective, the AUCC will serve as an anchor for Atlanta’s Westside and West End renewal activities related to important initiatives such as increased campus and community safety, as well as improved housing and economic development. Finally, the Center will provide a framework to focus advocacy efforts to benefit the AU Center and the surrounding community and create greater visibility for AUC leadership contributions within the Atlanta region as a whole.

This position requires an individual who can create and leverage the convening power of the various constituencies, while effectively using collaborative approaches to achieve desired outcomes. Requirements for this position include: leadership experience in the higher education, non-profit or business sector; work experience managing projects, teams and resources; and experience planning for and leading merger/acquisition and new product development initiatives. A bachelor’s degree is required; master’s preferred.

Nominations, inquiries, and expressions of interest should be directed electronically to:

Euris E. Belle, Managing Director
Diversified Search
960 East Paces Ferry Road, Suite 2470
Atlanta, GA 30328

As an equal opportunity employer, the AUC Consortium Innovation and Collaboration Center, Inc. does not discriminate on any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law including race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status. The Consortium will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship.