Academic Dean, College of Human Environmental Sciences

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Requisition Number: 0811209

Position Summary: The College of Human Environmental Sciences (CHES) at The University of Alabama (UA) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean. The Dean serves as the chief academic and administrative officer of the College and reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Provost of The University of Alabama. The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader who will advance the national and international status of the College, advocate on behalf of the College, and work effectively with University leadership. Additionally, the ideal candidate must be a collaborative leader with outstanding interpersonal skills who inspires faculty, staff, and students to achieve excellence and who supports the strategic mission, vision, and goals of The University of Alabama. The Dean is responsible for: *Administering the College and its programs *Providing leadership in faculty development and supporting an environment that encourages excellence in teaching, research, and service *Maintaining and/or building partnerships within the University and surrounding community, as well as on the state, national, and international levels *Leading development and fundraising on behalf of the College *Implementing academic policies *Managing the College's physical, personnel, and financial resources *Evaluating faculty for tenure and promotion *Supporting departmental initiatives for program growth and improvement *Serving as a member of the Provost's council of deans *Fostering a collegial environment characterized by equity, diversity, and inclusivity

Minimum Preferred Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: *An earned doctorate or terminal degree in one of the academic disciplines of the College or a closely-related field *A distinguished academic record or professional achievements sufficient for the rank of full professor in one of the College's departments *A record of successful leadership and administrative experience *Experience in recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, staff/employees, and/or students *Strong communicative and collaborative skills *Experience overseeing and/or managing physical, personnel, and financial resources Preferred Qualifications: *Experience in institutional development, major gifts, and successful fundraising *A distinguished history of scholarly research

Special Instructions: The College encourages applications from candidates who will enhance the academic, professional, ethnic and/or racial diversity of the college. The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Education Opportunity Institution that actively seeks diversity among its employees. *Inquiries about the position, and nominations of candidates, may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jeannine Lawrence at [email protected] *Applications should include: 1) a cover letter highlighting your professional achievements and leadership experiences, 2) CV or resume, 3) a vision statement for the leadership and growth of a progressive College of Human Environmental Sciences (this should be attached under "Other Document 1"), and 4) the names and contact information of 5 professional references (this should be attached under "Other Document 2") *Please submit materials electronically at: *Deadline: Confidential review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled *Anticipated start date (negotiable): August 16, 2018

UA EEO Statement: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement "EEO is the Law" "EEO is the Law" Poster Supplement




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Posted: 2/3/2018
Application Due: 12/29/2018
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