Dean, College of Education
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Education, a dynamic college committed to innovative partnerships with public school systems, teachers, and students. UNC Charlotte, North Carolina’s urban research university, enrolls more than 26,000 students and is the only doctoral-granting research institution in a vibrant region of 1.8 million. The University is a Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus and leverages its location in the state’s largest city to offer internationally competitive programs of research and creative activity; exemplary undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs and a focused set of community engagement initiatives. The University has a mission to address the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health and social needs of the greater Charlotte region.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the Dean will provide leadership for the Departments of Counseling; Educational Leadership; Special Education and Child Development; Reading and Elementary Education; Middle, Secondary, and K-12 Education; and several support units. The College of Education at UNC Charlotte enrolls more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students and boasts 117 exceptional full-time faculty in five academic departments and several programs and centers. All professional education programs are accredited by NCATE.
The Dean should possess an earned doctorate in one of the disciplines of the College; an outstanding record of scholarly achievement that is appropriate for appointment as a tenured, full professor; experience as a practitioner in the field; creative leadership abilities; demonstrated credentials in administration; an established national reputation; a commitment to academic excellence and diversity; the ability to elevate research and attract external funding; a commitment to urban education; experience with innovative transformations of education; a demonstrated commitment to diversity; and the ability to establish excellent relationships within the University and with the educational community including PK-12 partners. UNC Charlotte strives to develop a deep understanding of and respect for diversity among students, faculty and colleagues. Therefore, we encourage applications from professionals who can help us achieve these goals.
APPLICANT REVIEW: Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by January 21, 2013.
HOW TO APPLY: Applications must include a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and commitments being sought, a curriculum vitae and a list of five references with addresses, email addresses and phone numbers. Nominations should include the name, position, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee. Finalists are subject to educational and criminal background checks. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting UNC Charlotte in the search.
Letters of nomination, applications and confidential inquiries should be submitted to:
Jan Greenwood or Betty Turner Asher
Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.
UNC Charlotte, College of Education Dean
42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206
Miramar Beach, Florida 32550
Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272
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For more information about UNC Charlotte, please visit uncc.edu.
UNC Charlotte is committed to equality of educational opportunity and is an affirmative action employer.
Minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.