The Ohio State University (OSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach for the College of Engineering (COE). The ideal candidate will be a strategic and accomplished leader of both diversity and outreach programs within the engineering field. Joining a strong leadership team within the COE, it will be important that the new leader be forward thinking, collaborative, and culturally conscientious, as well as bring a national perspective and network to the COE. The Ohio State University and COE are committed to growing and building an institutional culture of excellence in inclusiveness.
The Associate Dean for Diversity and Outreach leads, oversees, and manages the College of Engineering’s diversity and outreach efforts. The Associate Dean will be responsible for guiding the development and implementation of a diversity and outreach strategic plan for the COE that aligns with the College of Engineering’s current five year strategic plan and OSU’s overarching institutional goals. The Associate Dean will provide visionary leadership for the College’s student diversity programs, including the Women in Engineering Program and the Minority Engineering Program. Additionally, s/he will lead and coordinate the College Council on Diversity and use this body as a development tool to work with departments to introduce policies and practices for improved recruitment and retention of women and underrepresented minorities at the student, staff, and faculty levels. For a full position description and further information about The Ohio State University, please visit http://engineering.osu.edu/ .
Ohio State’s College of Engineering began in 1873, when the Department of Mathematics and Engineering was established as one of the seven original departments at the newly created land-grant institution. Since the first engineering degrees were awarded in 1880, Ohio State has been an international leader in engineering education and research. The College of Engineering currently has 280 full-time faculty, 11 of whom are members of the National Academy of Engineering, as well as 7,800 students enrolled in ten engineering departments and the Knowlton School of Architecture. Total research and industrial expenditures for the College of Engineering equaled more than $165 million in 2011.
The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, nominations and applications should be submitted before February 1, 2013 electronically (Word or PDF files preferred) and in confidence, to:
Paul H.L. Chou, Senior Client Partner
& Co-Managing Director, Global Education Practice
Rosa Morris, Senior Associate
Applications should include a detailed resume and a cover letter as well as preferred contact information.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In order to build a more diverse workforce, qualified women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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