Interim Dean

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Classification:Dean (Academic)
Grade:Officer of the University
Work type:Officer/Senior Administrator
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Nat Sciences&Mathematics
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Executive/Director/Management

Position Summary:

Applications are invited for the position of Interim Dean, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Alaska Fairbanks. This position is only available to current UAF employees.

Duties:

100Major Responsibilities: • Provide leadership that fosters and sustains college-wide excellence in teaching, research, and service. • Manage College resources to achieve the teaching, research, extension, and service mission of CNSM. • Enhance the visibility and image of the College on and off campus, particularly as it pertains to student recruiting. • Facilitate positive relationships between CNSM and its external stakeholders. • Promote and enhance cultural, gender and individual diversity. • Oversee the daily operations of CNSM.Essential

Applications are invited for the position of Interim Dean, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

This position is only available to current UAF employees.

The term of this position is initially planned to extend from the date of hire (on completion of the search or January 3, 2018, whichever is later) through June 30, 2018, but the term may be extended by mutual agreement. The interim dean will be the chief executive officer of the College of Natural Science and Mathematics, reporting to the Provost. The interim dean will have responsibility for leading the College and managing its resources to achieve its mission. The interim dean will oversee the programs of the college, and their instructional, research, and service/outreach activities. Because most CNSM faculty have split appointments, with part of their positions being housed within a research institute, the interim dean will need to work collaboratively with the research institute directors on matters of faculty supervision and on decisions concerning new faculty hires. The interim dean will be charged with all aspects of the college's external engagement, including fund raising, developing partnerships, and enhancing the image and reputation of the school in the state and region.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership that fosters and sustains college-wide excellence in teaching, research, and service.
  • Manage College resources to achieve the teaching, research, extension, and service mission of CNSM.
  • Enhance the visibility and image of the College on and off campus, particularly as it pertains to student recruitment.
  • Facilitate positive relationships between CNSM and its external stakeholders.
  • Promote and enhance cultural, gender, and individual diversity.
  • Oversee the daily operations of CNSM.

 

This recruitment is open internal to current UA employees as a promotional opportunity or those otherwise eligible to apply to internal postings.

To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska Time on December 21, 2017 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.

To Apply:

Please attach a resume or vitae, cover letter, three (3) letters of reference, and any transcripts/certifications.

 

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
This position is designated as an officer of the university or senior administrator at the discretion of the president.
 
Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/
 
Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/
 
Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

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