Dean, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law | Baltimore, MD

The University of Maryland, Baltimore (“UMB”), one of 12 separate institutions in the University System of Maryland
(“USM”), seeks a forward-thinking, strategic, creative, and collaborative leader for the position of dean of the University
of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (“Maryland Carey Law”). As the state’s flagship law school, and one of
the oldest law schools in the country, Maryland Carey Law has a strong history of excellence in legal scholarship,
education, community engagement, and social justice. The next dean will be expected to lead the School of Law to new
levels of prominence and impact, and to secure the support and resources to achieve that vision.

The next dean of Maryland Carey Law will propel the School into the ranks of America’s best public law schools. The
dean will be a nationally recognized scholar and an accomplished leader with the passion and drive to raise the School’s
scholarly reputation, enhance its established commitment to public service and social justice, and generate the resources
necessary to meet those objectives. Maryland Carey Law’s next dean will recruit and retain exceptional faculty, students,
and staff; set high standards for legal scholarship, clinical practice, and teaching; and promote diversity, equity, inclusion,
and community engagement.

The dean will be passionate about the mission, vision, and values of the School of Law and will be prepared to manage
the cultural, strategic, and operational changes necessary to continue its success. The dean will have a record of
collaborative partnership across organizational boundaries, demonstrate the learning agility that is characteristic of great
leaders, and exhibit the cultural intelligence to effectively engage all those that contribute to the School’s success while
focusing their efforts to benefit the School, the community, and society. The dean will seek consensus among diverse
stakeholders and will be a courageous leader who can bring confidence to a broad audience. The dean will report directly
to the president of UMB and will be a member of the president’s executive cabinet.

Now in its third century, the School of Law was authorized by the Maryland legislature in 1813 and began regular
instruction in 1824. Today, Maryland Carey Law occupies a modern, spacious, and technologically advanced building in
Baltimore, the economic and cultural center of the state. The School of Law is one of six nationally ranked professional
schools (dentistry, law, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and social work), plus an interdisciplinary Graduate School, situated
on the UMB campus. Located less than an hour away from Washington, D.C., and 30 minutes from Annapolis,
Maryland’s capital, the School of Law is advantageously positioned in the second largest legal market in the United

The full position profile can be found at Maryland Carey Law has engaged Isaacson,
Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in the search. All nominations and applications should be sent
in electronically to:

Tim McFeeley, Partner
Karreem Mebane, Senior Associate
Clay Batley, Senior Search Coordinator

The University of Maryland, Baltimore does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or
ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, protected
veteran’s status, or age in its programs and activities. University of Maryland, Baltimore does not discriminate on the basis
of sex in the operation of its education program in accordance with Title IX and 34 C.F.R. Part 106. University of
Maryland, Baltimore’s prohibitions on discrimination extend to its admissions and hiring processes. The UMB Notice of
Non-Discrimination can be found at: UMB/Non-Discrimination