Catholic Distance University is seeking a presidential leader who embodies the University’s motto, “Joy from the Truth.” A candidate for this position should be a joyfully practicing Catholic in good standing as confirmed by a priest or bishop, with proven leadership that is transformational, strategic, humble, and inspirational. He or she will support and commit to the public articulation of every aspect of the Church’s belief and tradition, including teachings on life, marriage, and family. The university is mission-driven with a commitment to academic quality, innovation, education of the underserved, and the common good.

The President and Chief Executive Officer oversees all aspects of the University’s operations including, but not limited to, academics, finance, fundraising, planning, accreditation, strategic initiatives, compliance with state and federal regulations, external and internal communications and marketing, student enrollment and success, as well as external relations, collaboration, and partnerships. He/she, in collaboration with the Board of Trustees, provides an inspiring vision and serves as the public face of the University as its chief spokesperson. The President is an ex-officio trustee and secretary of the Board of Trustees.