President, Denver Campus

Johnson & Wales University, an innovative leader in experiential education and career-focused learning, is accepting applications and nominations for president at its Denver, Colo. location.

Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth.

The Denver Campus opened in 2000 and currently enrolls approximately 1,000 students from across the U.S. and 15 countries. This campus is located just minutes from downtown Denver on 26 park-like acres and offers time-honored degree programs in culinary arts, hospitality, business, and liberal arts.

The Denver Campus president is responsible for leading the campus effectively to ensure the fulfillment of campus and university strategic objectives. The president advances strategic initiatives to fulfill the university’s mission of providing students with an exceptional education that inspires professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth.

The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate and a significant amount of executive-level management experience from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent setting. The incumbent must be a strategic and visionary leader who is student centered, committed to diversity and inclusion, and has exemplary interpersonal and communication skills. Additional qualifications include excellent decision making and problem solving competencies, a record of sound fiscal management, and personal and professional integrity.

Information regarding this search can be found at JWU President Search. While applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, interested parties are encouraged to visit the JWU Employment Site to submit their application by May 3, 2019, for optimal consideration. Application materials should include a current résumé or CV and letter of interest. Nominations should be directed to Karen Almond, director of employee recruitment, at

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.