Dean and Chief Administrative Officer

Burton, OH
Apr 11, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Dean and Chief Administrative Officer

Dean, Geauga Campus

[Job #995319]

Geauga Campus – Burton and Twinsburg, OH

Opportunity: Kent State University is currently accepting applications for the position of Dean and Chief Administrative Officer of Kent State University at Geauga. The new Dean will join a dynamic university team committed to empowering students with the knowledge, skills and values required in our ever more complex world.

Kent State University is the largest public multi-campus system in Northeast Ohio, with campuses serving nine local communities and a population of more than 41,000 students, nearly 4,000 full-time faculty and staff, and 227,000 alumni worldwide. The Kent campus has a student body of nearly 29,000, with the seven regional campuses drawing more than 12,000 students from across Northeast Ohio.

The University seeks an academic leader committed to the highest quality in meeting the educational needs of the communities served by Kent State University at Geauga (located in Burton, Ohio) and the Regional Academic Center (located in Twinsburg, Ohio.) The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of both strategic management within a university and relationship building in the communities served.

The Kent State University Regional Campuses advance Northeast Ohio by providing open access to a major university education. The campuses are key intellectual resources for social diversity, cultural enrichment, and economic development. The Kent State Geauga Campus is one of eight regional campuses within the Kent State University system and is strategically and conveniently located on 87 acres of land in the approximate geographic center of Geauga County offering a private school approach to education at an affordable public price, close to home and work.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will possess a terminal degree with faculty experience; eight to nine years of progressively responsible experience in program development, marketing, fundraising, budget, personnel; academic record sufficient to qualify for faculty appointment at senior rank; knowledge of university structure; knowledge of enrollment management best practices, including retention initiatives; extensive written and interpersonal communication skills. Additionally, the University seeks a visionary leader who is a strategic thinker; someone committed to the mission of a regional campus and the area it serves; a competent and clear communicator; a skilled and collegial manager, willing to delegate; a community builder focused on creating and maintaining community partnerships; and a courageous and honest person who is both enthusiastic and caring.

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