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Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Yeshiva University

Date Posted Mar. 2, 2020
Title Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
University Yeshiva University
New York, NY, United States
Department Senior Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Senior Executive Officer
    Executive Vice-President
  • Senior Administration
    University Administration

Yeshiva University
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
New York, NY

Yeshiva University invites applications and nominations of candidates for its search for the newly created role, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP-COO). Yeshiva University is the world’s premier Jewish institution for higher education. Rooted in Jewish thought and tradition, it sits at the educational, spiritual, and intellectual epicenter of a robust global movement that is dedicated to advancing the moral and material betterment of the Jewish community and the broader society.

The Role of the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Reporting to the President in this newly created role, the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP-COO) will run the business side of Yeshiva University, enabling the University to fulfill its mission as the world’s premier Jewish higher education institution. The EVP-COO will play a significant role in shaping the next chapter of the University’s important history.

The EVP-COO is the University’s chief business, administrative, and operating officer and a key member of the executive leadership team. S/He will advance institutional priorities, effect change, and support the convening of the big ideas that shape Yeshiva’s current community as well as its vision of the future. Charged with building a dynamic business model and operational framework, the EVP-COO will be a key strategic partner to YU’s schools and departments, helping to define sustainable, efficient ways to deploy resources, deliver services and identify new sources of revenue and funding. Broad administrative and managerial experience at leadership levels across a range of functions, including finance, information technology, human resources, and facilities management is essential. Candidates must have an established record of effective, collaborative leadership in a complex organization as well as a passion for Yeshiva University’s higher education mission.

Communications, nominations, applications, and inquiries concerning this search should be directed to Jill Lasman, Executive Vice President at Lindauer.

View the detailed Prospectus and learn more about the EVP-COO search at

Yeshiva University has a long-standing commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action. It is committed to achieving nondiscrimination and equality of opportunity in employment and in all spheres of academic life. All University-wide decisions are based on equitable and equally applied standards of excellence.

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