Planning Your Next Career Move
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6/21/2022 2:00 PM
6/21/2022 5:00 PM
Format: Online
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Program Type: Workshop

Workshops are virtual, in-person, or hybrid active-learning experiences facilitated by top experts that enable higher education leaders to hone new skills, connect with peers, and put knowledge into action. Participants discuss their experiences, complete inquiry assignments, and develop plans that apply knowledge learned to challenges at their institutions. Depending on format, workshops can last anywhere from one to two day or four to eight weeks.

About the Workshop

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​This two-part workshop will guide participants through the experience of searching for and applying to their next leadership position in higher education.

Exercises will help participants to discern their career aspirations; assess their experience, skills, and disposition; and develop a narrative that showcases their qualifications as a candidate. Attendees will prepare application materials, submit them for review, and receive individualized feedback to refine material details. 

All levels of college and university administrators are encouraged to participate in this opportunity to plan the next step in their career.


About ACE Workshops

Workshops are virtual, in-person, or hybrid active-learning experiences facilitated by top experts that enable higher education leaders to hone new skills, connect with peers, and put knowledge into action. Participants discuss their experiences, complete inquiry assignments, and develop plans that apply knowledge learned to challenges at their institutions. Depending on format, workshops can last anywhere from one to two days or four to eight ​​weeks.​

Session Details

 Session 1

Tuesday, June 21, 2:00–5:00 p.m. (EDT)

Participants’ strengths, skills, and experiences will be assessed. Using knowledge of participants’ talents, interests, values, and circumstances, facilitators will help them to identify potential career opportunities. Facilitators will then guide participants in crafting a coherent and compelling narrative to make a strong case for their candidacy and in best practices for preparing their curriculum vitae and cover letter, as well as any additional submission materials.​

 Session 2

Thursday, July 21, 2:00–5:00 p.m. (EDT)

Prior to this session, participants will select an open position, prepare candidate materials, and submit them for review. Participants and facilitators will meet in small groups to provide individualized feedback on materials. The workshop will conclude with a discussion about what participants can expect after they have submitted their applications.

Facilitators
  • Bronté Burleigh-Jones, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President, and Treasurer, American University
  • Ronald L. Carter, Former President, Johnson C. Smith University, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Carter & Associates
  • Mary L. Churchill, Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Community Engagement, Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development
  • ​Penny Rue, Vice President and University Professor Emeritus, Wake Forest University
  • Jim Sirianni, Managing Director, Storbeck Search/Diversified Search Group
  • Wendy Wilson, Vice President for University Relations and Chief of Staff, Albany State University

Registration Closed

Registration for the workshop is now closed. If you're interested in related future offerings, please email engage@acenet.edu​. ​

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