UWCSEA in Singapore is seeking an exceptional leader to join us in the role of College President.
Passionately committed to furthering UWCSEA’s mission and to promoting the College’s distinctive education, the successful candidate will be an influential leader and innovator, preferably with extensive leadership experience in the field of education or in mission-driven organisations.
The College President will be a visible ambassador and spokesperson for the College and the UWC Movement. They will actively develop strategic relationships and engage with external stakeholders in Singapore and internationally, and will be responsible for ensuring a culture of active philanthropy in our community.
The successful candidate will bring a truly international mindset and an open and innovative approach to solving complex strategic and operational challenges. Driven by the UWC mission and values, the College President will also provide a “head in, hands out” perspective and will lead thoughtful, critical and insightful discussions with all our stakeholder groups, using a collaborative, invitational style. They will be an inspirational communicator with a track record in leading diverse communities and complex organisations through strategic, mission-driven change.
The successful candidate will lead, mentor and coach the Head of Dover and the Head of East, the Chief Operating Officer (Finance, Administration, IT, Facilities and Operations, and HR), and Director of Engagement and External Relations (Admissions, Marketing and Communications, Alumni, and College Advancement). They will work directly with the Board of Governors to guide the College for long-term success and sustainability.
To explore the opportunity offered by this exciting role please download the role description.
How to apply
UWCSEA has engaged the services of Heidrick & Struggles to assist with the recruitment of our College President. For initial discussions about the role, contact details can be obtained from the role description.