United States, North America
Mar 15, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Position Information

Posting Number: 7920

Internal Posting Date: 06-10-2013

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 07-15-2013

Job Title: Professor

Position Title/Rank: Dean, International Studies & Programs

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Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Position Summary: Michigan State University (MSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of International Studies and Programs (ISP). Building on the university's significant accomplishments and history of commitment to an international agenda, the next dean will provide the strategic vision and collaborative leadership skills needed to further MSU's role as a dynamic leader in international research, teaching and engagement.

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A doctorate degree is required. The successful candidate will have strong leadership, administrative, and budgetary skills, with the ability to think strategically and develop a shared vision. Catalyzing the international research agenda is a central feature of the position requiring the ability to work across multiple academic disciplines and colleges and excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills. The Dean will have visibility with the international academic community; experience working with on- and off-campus. Earned doctorate and a record of achievement appropriate for appointment as a tenured full professor at MSU is required. Experience living and/or working outside the United States. S/he will have an accomplished fund raising record; an entrepreneurial spirit; and, be able to develop public and private partnerships to enrich the ISP mission.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: MSU is working with Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP for the ISP Dean Search. Applications and nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest should be forwarded, in confidence, by July 15, 2013 to: Susan VanGilder, Principal or Julie Williams-Krishnan, Associated Consultant, Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP, at:

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Anne Ferguson/Associate Dean/

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Union Affiliation Non Union