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Position Information

Posting Number: 9237

Internal Posting Date: 03-25-2014

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 04-08-2014

Job Title: Dean

Position Title/Rank: Professor

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers No

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Communication Arts and Sciences

Primary Department: 10010158 COMM ARTS AND SCIENCES DEAN

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary commensurate with experience

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Position Summary: Michigan State University and the College of Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) welcome applications and nominations for the post of dean, with the aim of recruiting a new leader for the Fall 2014 semester or as soon as possible thereafter.

The dean provides executive leadership and works directly with the four department chairs and the directors of the School of Journalism and of Broadcasting, WKAR, to administer the educational, research and service missions of the college. Ultimately, the dean bears responsibility for the efficient and effective operation of the college, including but not limited to:

Overseeing the recruitment, development, evaluation and retention of outstanding students, faculty and staff, including the department chairs and School and station directors; preparing and managing the college's annual budget; actively cultivating individuals and foundations and solicitation of philanthropy to support fulfillment of the college's mission; regularly and frequently engaging the college's stakeholders, including students, alumni, professional and scholarly organizations and societies, accrediting bodies and employers; representing the college to the university, its administration and other academic and administrative units as well as to relevant external audiences.

Applications and nominations for this position are being accepted by Harris and Associates search firm (please see contact information below).

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Applicants should possess the following qualifications:

The terminal degree appropriate to a discipline or field within the College of Communication Arts and Sciences; a record of scholarship and/or professional achievement worthy of designation as a Full Professor with tenure at Michigan State University; significant administrative experience within a research-intensive university, including budgets and personnel, the evaluation of professionals, and the management of the development of resources; a comprehensive vision for the future of both the communication arts and the communication sciences and the demonstrated ability to implement those ideas; a record of advancing the representation, participation, and success of under-represented persons; experience in or a commitment to fundraising.

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Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Additional criteria and information are set out in a Position Profile available at Submit applications and nominations to:
Dr. Richard Skinner, Senior Consultant Harris and Associates [email protected] ? 617-798-8500, ext. 145 or 202-258-0058 (mobile)

The search will continue until the position is filled, but the evaluation of candidates will begin April 4, 2014, with the expectation of having the new dean in place for the Fall 2014 semester or as soon thereafter as possible.

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Linda Susan Carter/Professor/[email protected]

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Union Affiliation Non UnionPI76263740




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Posted: 4/24/2014
Application Due: 6/23/2014
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