Dean of Integrated Coastal Programs

Nov 14, 2017
Administrative Jobs
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Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Open Date: 10/20/2017

Date Initial Screening Begins:

Minimum Education/Experience: A doctoral degree in a coastal-related or relevant discipline from an accredited institution and an established record of externally supported research and publications worthy of appointment as a full professor with tenure. Excellent communication skills are essential. Relevant administrative experience.

Special Instructions to Applicant: The Carter Baldwin executive search firm is coordinating the search process for this position. In addition to completing the candidate profile online via the People Admin system, applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to The position profile prepared by Carter Baldwin may be viewed at

Job Duties: The Dean of Integrated Coastal Programs is responsible for providing visionary leadership within a very complex multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional operational environment. That environment must yield superior programs of coastal research, instruction and outreach. Leadership and Program Development: develop, facilitate and direct research programs; develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for securing external funding from government agencies, non-government organizations, the private sector and from private donations; interact with relevant coastal communities and universities; lead and coordinate the hiring of selected scientists (faculty, non-faculty, support staff); recruit and mentor participating faculty to address the complex issues of resilience and sustainability. Administration and Management: Ensure that the CSI is properly managed. Management responsibilities include issues related to personnel, budget, space, and equipment. Agency Relations: develop and maintain effective working relationships with all agencies (Federal, State, Local) that either fund research on coastal and near-shore marine environments, or have management responsibilities for these environments. Research: may undertake research in own area of expertise. Teaching: may participate in coastal PhD program Outreach/Services: work with CSI staff to share research findings within the community; work with community to identify emerging research issues; facilitate stakeholder discussions on research findings and research agendas; promote solutions derived from research to the broader social and political communities. Serve as a liaison between coastal stakeholders and the research community.

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