Dean of the College of Education

Detroit, Michigan
Nov 21, 2018
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Wayne State University invites nominations and applications for the position of dean of the College of Education.

Wayne State University is a nationally recognized urban center of excellence in research and one of only two Michigan public universities holding the Carnegie Classification’s designations of both “Highest Research Activity” and “Community Engagement.” With a total enrollment of nearly 28,000 and a graduate enrollment of more than 7,000, Wayne State University is among the nation’s most highly regarded public, four-year, doctorate-granting institutions. Located in Detroit’s University Cultural Center, Wayne State serves students from the metropolitan area, 46 states, and 60 countries.

Reporting to the provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, the dean is the chief academic, administrative and fiscal officer of the College of Education. The dean will provide intellectual and administrative leadership to the college and peer leadership on the Council of Deans.

The dean is responsible for stewarding the college’s large and complex budget, for working with faculty and staff to develop a strategic vision for the College of Education, and for encouraging leadership, scholarship and creativity among students. The dean will coalesce the strengths and commitment of the faculty and will be the catalyst for the creation of a compelling vision for the future of education at Wayne State.

The successful candidate must be an outstanding, entrepreneurial, and transformational leader.  Candidates must hold a terminal degree, and be qualified for tenure and senior faculty rank, among other qualifications and accomplishments.

The full position specification can be found here. For best consideration, please send all nominations, applications, and inquiries to:

R. Thomas Fitch, Partner

Hope Lozano Bielat, Associate

[email protected]

For more information, please visit Wayne State University’s home page:

Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color and other underrepresented people. WSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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