The National Intelligence University invites applications and nominations for the position of President.

The National Intelligence University (NIU) is the Intelligence Community's (IC) sole accredited, federal degree-granting institution with a 60-year history of producing strategic intelligence leaders. NIU advances the intelligence profession through a holistic, integrative, contextual approach to education that promotes dynamic teaching, engaged learning, original research, academic outreach, analytical problem solving, rigorous research methods, collaborative processes, and lifelong learning.

The President of NIU provides visionary leadership to ensure the university educates and prepares the next generation of IC leaders in the evolving field of intelligence to improve national security decision-making through insights, innovation, and expertise. Additionally, the President champions and maintains a culture of academic freedom for faculty and students to explore significant and controversial questions and topics in fulfillment of the institution's mission.

The President serves as a member of the Director of National Intelligence's executive leadership team and as NIU's Chief Executive Officer. They will maintain institutional accreditation with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) and degree-granting authorities under the Department of Education, as well as program accreditation for the Department of Defense’s Joint Professional Military Education (JPME).

The ideal candidate will be a transformational leader with national security and higher education experience who will move NIU deeper into the IC and build a world-class university that prepares the IC workforce to both lead and expertly manage national security challenges. Successful candidates will preferably hold an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning and must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance with Counterintelligence polygraph.

Review of candidates will begin immediately. Expressions of interest should include a curriculum vitae (CV) and are encouraged to be submitted by March 31st to ensure fullest consideration.

Applications and nominations should be sent to:

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