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NC State University Seek Dean of the College of Natural Resources

October 18, 2019

Position Title                                                                                                                                                                                                                       NCSU                                                 Dean of the College of Natural Resources                                                                                                                                    


Job Description

NC State invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Natural Resources. The university seeks a visionary leader with a bold commitment to refine and enhance the College’s international leadership in the use and stewardship of renewable resources.

NC State invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Natural Resources. The university seeks a visionary leader with a bold commitment to refine and enhance the College’s international leadership in the use and stewardship of renewable resources.
 
The Dean is responsible for the following:
 
  • Providing strong leadership and strategic direction for the College;
  • Representing the College within the university at a skilled, politically astute level with respect to campus resources and issues;
  • Representing the diverse clientele, programs and interests of the College persuasively to both internal and externa constituencies;
  • Promoting a culturally competent and welcoming environment, with a strong commitment to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty, staff and students;
  • Openly communicating in a transparent manner that provides clarity in financial management and decision-making;
  • Being a successful fundraiser and a visible, interactive participant in foundation and industry events;
  • Recognizing and valuing the contributions of everyone in the College;
  •  Fostering high-impact interdisciplinary collaboration and partnership within the College and externally with other programs;
  •  Integrating three diverse departments under one vision for the College;
  •  Promoting, recognizing and rewarding excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students;
  •  Providing programs and opportunities for students to develop research, leadership and communication skills;
  •  Serving faculty and supporting their research, extension and engagement activities;
  • Providing transparent supplemental support of the departments; and
  • Encouraging the high-performance and excellence of faculty, staff and units within the College and the delivery of high-quality academic programs.
 
The successful candidate will possess most, if not all, of the following qualities or experience:

  •  Evidence of working effectively and collaboratively with faculty, university administration, and other constituent groups and partners both within and outside the university;
  • Ability to play a key role in university leadership, advocating for the College and forging advantageous and strategic connections across colleges;
  • A clear commitment to excellence in research, teaching and undergraduate and graduate education;
  • A commitment to educating students who enter the university through diverse pathways, fostering a healthy and respectful community, and recruiting and supporting diverse faculty, staff, and administration;
  •  Outstanding communication skills, including interpersonal, written, verbal, presentation and listening capabilities;
  •  A proven record of success in setting priorities, allocating resources and achieving specific goals;
  • An affinity for fundraising, and the ability to contribute to and lead development efforts;
  • Ability to function in a complex, high-demand environment, balancing and executing internal and external responsibilities;
  •  Distinguished record in research, teaching, extension, and outreach/engagement; and,
  •  A terminal degree in their field and qualifications for an appointment as a full professor with tenure in at least one of the departments within the College.
 

Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited and may be directed to
Justin Lang
Director, NC State Executive Search Services
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Phone: (919) 513-1963 OR  jdlang2@ncsu.edu

 
 
(position #00001612)
 
 
 
 
 

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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