Director, William and Grace Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication (67986)

Gainesville, Florida
Dec 12, 2020
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Director, William and Grace Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication (67986)

Gainesville, Florida
Open Date:
Dec 11, 2020
Close Date:
Jan 25, 2021

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the William and Grace Dial Center for Written and Oral Communication. The director serves as (1) chief administrative officer of the center, calling and presiding at center meetings, and supervising day-to-day activities, (2) coordinator of all aspects of the academic program, such as degree requirements, curricular offerings, catalog announcements, class scheduling, and faculty teaching assignments, (3) chief financial officer of the center, preparing budgets and supervising all receipts of money and expenditures, (4) hiring authority for all searches for new faculty and staff members, (5) evaluator of faculty and staff performance and coordinator of merit pay decisions; (6) liaison to the office of the Dean of the College. Open only to current in-unit faculty. Salary and length of term are negotiable.


All CLAS in-unit faculty are eligible to apply.

Ph.D. is preferred, and a master’s degree or terminal degree (E.g. EdD, JD) in a field related to the center’s mission is required.

Application Instructions:

Open only to CLAS faculty.

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at, please submit a single pdf file including: a cover letter, a vision statement not to exceed two single-spaced pages, a current CV, and contact information for two references (preferably from outside the center but members of UF). In the letter, please address your vision for the center, including diversity and leadership. The application deadline is Monday, January 25, 2021.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.


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