Chancellor of WSU Tri-Cities

Jul 17, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Presidents & Chancellors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Chancellor of WSU Tri-Cities

Employee Type: Faculty

Position Number: 70145

Work Location: Tri-Cities

Summary of Duties:
Washington State University (WSU), a distinguished and comprehensive public research university, seeks an innovative and experienced leader to serve as Chancellor of Washington State University Tri-Cities (WSU Tri-Cities). WSU Tri-Cities is part of a vibrant and thriving Tri-Cities community and has close ties to local industry, community colleges, and key partners like the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. The Chancellor will lead the Tri-Cities campus through a time of exciting academic and physical growth, positioning the campus as an integral player in WSU's “Drive to 25,” a system-wide initiative to ensure the University will be recognized as one of the nation's top 25 public research universities, preeminent in research and discovery, teaching, and engagement by 2030.

Role of the Chancellor

The Chancellor has responsibility for and authority over campus budgets, equipment, facilities, space assignments, and operations at WSU Tri-Cities. In coordinated conjunction with the WSU President, the Chancellor is responsible for maintaining and promoting the external image of the campus and relations with stakeholders, industry, the legislature, the surrounding community, and the general public. The Chancellor ensures that the Provost and the deans are well informed about campus activities and initiatives. The Chancellor is also responsible for leadership regarding development activities for the campus.“The Chancellor oversees a leadership team that includes vice chancellors for academic affairs; finance and administration; enrollment management and student services; and research, graduate studies, and economic development.
The Chancellor also supervises a chief of staff, an assistant vice chancellor for advancement and regional development and the director of BSEL.

Required Qualifications:
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The successful candidate must be able to inspire the leadership team, the campus, and the broader Tri-Cities community, and embrace the challenges and opportunities of a rapidly evolving campus at a critical stage of development. The ideal candidate must have the leadership skills and vision to foster WSU Tri-Cities’s continued academic excellence within the context of WSU’s mission and values.

Posting Open Date: 07/10/2017

Posting Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.


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