Morris College in South Carolina

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted July 5, 2017
Type Executive
Employment Type Full-time


Morris College, a private liberal arts college, located in Sumter, South Carolina, owned and operated by the Baptist Educational and Missionary Convention of South Carolina, is seeking a visionary president (earned doctorate preferred). This person must be a visionary leader, strategic thinker, and a driven fundraiser who can inspire excellence in others, as well as lead a life of impeccable integrity. The successful candidate will bring stellar administrative experiences, strong character, and a commitment to the ideals of liberal arts education in the context of the needs of contemporary society. The president must have at least five (5) years of progressive leadership and supervisory experience in diverse settings. Successful candidates will have a strong commitment to the needs of minority populations and to the Baptist traditions of the college. The president must be knowledgeable of the requirements of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, and pertinent facets of the collegiate experience.

Morris College holds membership in numerous professional organizations including, the Council of Independent Colleges, the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, the American Council on Education, the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, and the College Fund/UNCF.

Interested persons are encouraged to submit materials (including a cover letter, resumé or curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least five (5) professional references. The Board of Trustees will receive and review applications beginning in July 2017. Applications should be mailed to:

Morris College
Presidential Search Committee
Post Office Box 1647
Sumter, South Carolina 29151

The deadline for receipt of applications is August 31, 2017. For more information, visit the college’s website at

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