McDaniel College in partnership with Target Community & Educational Services, Inc., both located in Westminster, MD., announce the search for a uniquely talented individual to serve the College as the Laurence J. Adams Distinguished Chair and to serve as President & CEO of Target, Inc. (Target), a residential human service organization. In this dual role, the incumbent will teach half-time at the College and coordinate McDaniel’s Human Services Management graduate program and also serve half-time at Target, the program’s internship site.
Target provides residential living in group homes and apartments, as well as employment and other personal support, to 300 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Carroll and Montgomery Counties, MD. With all residential facilities newly renovated, a substantial endowment, and funding from state and county resources, Target is financially strong and has the reputation of providing high-quality client support as evidenced by the many accolades earned over the years.
The Human Services Management graduate program that the Chair will oversee is renowned for preparing candidates for leadership positions in non-profit and public sectors.
This position offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced educator to provide leadership and creativity for McDaniel’s graduate program and Target, and to demonstrate such leadership locally, across the State of Maryland, and on the national level.
The Adams Chair will be appointed as a Full Professor into a 12-month, non-tenure-track position and reports both to the Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs at McDaniel College and to the Board of Directors of Target. The appointment will begin July 1, 2022.
PROCESS OF APPLICATION AND NOMINATION
Academic Search, Inc. is assisting in this search. Applications, nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to MCDANIELCHAIR@academicsearch.org. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications and experience with the responsibilities listed above as well as a curriculum vitae and a list of five professional references. The list should contain full contact information and a note indicating the nature of the working relationship with each referee; referees will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but only those received by January 29, 2022 can be assured full consideration.
Target Community & Educational Services, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
McDaniel College is an EOE institution and welcomes applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. For more information on the College’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit https://www.mcdaniel.edu/about-us/diversity-equity-inclusion.