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Chesterfield MO - Chesterfield, MO
Full Time
Graduate Degree


POSITIONS SUPERVISED: Provost, Chief Financial Officer: VP of Administrative Services, VP for Institutional Advancement, VP of Human Resources, and Executive Assistant to the President

SUMMARY: Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President is the chief executive and administrative officer of Logan University and the sole employee of the Board of Trustees. The President provides leadership that promotes institutional growth and stability by working closely with his/her leadership team, the Board of Trustees, and other external constituents, and advances the University’s mission, reputation and standing locally, nationally, and internationally.


  1. Strategic Leadership:
    • Assess, articulate and promote the University's vision, mission, and strategic goals.
    • Supervise the University's executive team, academic deans, faculty, and staff while fostering a collaborative, supportive, and innovative environment.
    • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including accrediting bodies, government agencies, professional associations, and industry partners.
    • Manage the exploration, development, and implementation of additional health sciences program offerings.
  2. Academic Excellence and Curriculum Development:
    • Oversee the development, implementation and maintenance of high-quality academic programs, ensuring each meets accreditation standards and aligns with industry trends and advancements in health professions education.
    • Promote faculty development and encourage scholarly activities, research, and innovation within the chiropractic and other health care disciplines offered at the university.
    • Foster a culture of academic excellence, integrity, and student-centered learning throughout the University.
  3. Operational Management:
    • Develop and manage the University's budget, ensuring financial stability and resource allocation in alignment with strategic priorities.
    • Implement administrative policies and procedures that promote efficiency, transparency, and compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Superintend University departments responsible for student services, such as admissions, enrollment, financial aid, student retention, and career development.
    • Enhance employee satisfaction, productivity, and retention.
  4. Fundraising and External Relations:
    • Working closely with the Office of Institutional Advancement and engage in fundraising activities, cultivating relationships with potential donors, alumni, and other funding sources to support the University's programs, scholarships, and research initiatives.
    • Represent the University at national and international conferences, seminars, and events, enhancing its visibility and reputation within constituent health professions communities.
    • Collaborate with external partners, including healthcare organizations, industry leaders, and research institutions to advance the healthcare fields of respective programs offered at the University.
    • Participate with other College Presidents and the broader St. Louis community so as to increase the visibility of Logan in the St. Louis community.
  5. Governance and Compliance:
    • Serve as the Chief Executive Officer, reporting to the University's Board of Trustees and providing regular updates on the institution's progress, challenges, and opportunities.
    • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and accreditation standards governing the institution.
    • Promote ethical conduct and a culture of diversity, inclusivity, and respect within the University community.


  1. Delegate appropriate responsibility to key administrative officers.
  2. Serve as the agent through whom the Board of Trustees, upon recommendation of the faculty, awards degrees.
  3. Prepare, with the appropriate University committee(s), short and long-range plans for academic growth, student admissions and services, financial support, and ongoing campus development.
  4. Inform the Board of Trustees of conditions as they pertain to the University and of progress on construction, new ventures, or other projects authorized by the Board.
  5. Submit, in concert with the Cabinet, the annual budget prepared by the business office, to the finance committee of the Board of Trustees for approval and recommendation to the full Board.
  6. Transmit to the Board of Trustees or its executive committee requests for new board policies or changes in present board policy as determined by the Cabinet or administrative council.
  7. Oversee the educational, social, and physical wellbeing of the faculty, staff, and students.


  1. Personality: The President should possess the deportment and interpersonal skills necessary to engage with diverse stakeholders.
  2. Leadership: A successful President is expected to be a visionary leader who can set a clear direction for the institution, inspire others to follow, manage complex organizations, make difficult decisions, and build consensus among diverse groups of stakeholders.
  3. Strategic thinking: The President must have a deep understanding of higher education trends and challenges and be able to develop and implement strategies that address the challenges that may impact the institution's vision and goals.
  4. Communication: The President should be an effective communicator who can articulate the institution's vision and values to a wide range of stakeholders, including students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, and community members.
  5. Collaboration: The President should have the ability to build and maintain effective partnerships and collaborations with other institutions, government agencies, and community organizations to advance the institution's mission.
  6. Crisis management: The President should have the ability to respond effectively to crises and emergencies, whether they are related to campus safety, financial stability, or public relations.
  7. Entrepreneurial spirit: The President should have an entrepreneurial mindset and be able to identify and seize opportunities to innovate and grow the institution.


QUALIFICATIONS: A first professional degree in a healthcare profession. Preference will be given to a candidate with a chiropractic background, an additional terminal academic or first professional degree; experience in academic leadership roles managing a complex organization, preferably in health professions education; experience in managing multi-campus institutions; knowledge of applicable healthcare regulations and accreditation standards; experience in growing enrollment for health professions programs; and a successful track record of strategic planning, financial management, and resource allocation.

SALARY: Consistent with rank and commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications

COMPUTER SKILLS: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general knowledge of computers including word processing and spreadsheets.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Required as appropriate to degree possessed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: Logan University respects the differences in human experience that shape and enrich education, healthcare, society, and our institution, and strives to be an authentic and strategic leader of an inclusive campus environment.

It is expected that all employees support the mission and vision of the university, and carry out their professional duty aligned with Logan University Values of Diversity, Empathy, Student First, Positive Attitude, Evidence Informed, Character and Teamwork.

Logan University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. All Logan employees are expected to complete annual compliance training by assigned deadlines.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment in this position is characteristic of a normal office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

NOTE: This position description is not intended to imply that these are the only duties and responsibilities of the President. The employee will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Board of Trustees.

An employee is expected to assist and provide coverage for coworkers during peak periods, vacation days or sick days.