Position: Dean, WellStar College of Health and Human Services
Deadline: October 13, 2020
Job Description / Duties
The Dean will be a visionary leader who will be an integral part of the community—university and surrounding region—with several opportunities to significantly impact the continuing growth and success of the College. The Dean's responsibilities include overall leadership of the College; strategic planning and analysis of College operations; academic program development and enrollment management for departments and degree programs in the College; budget development; fundraising; faculty recruitment; liaison with department chairs and College staff; representing the College to the University administration, external partners, and alumni relations.
Qualifications / Required Skills
The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of achievement in teaching, scholarship, service, and/or professional practice commensurate with an appointment at the rank of professor. The candidate should also demonstrate a record of effective managerial leadership skills, clear communication, and accomplishments in diversity, inclusivity, shared governance, and community engagement. An earned doctorate is required, with a specialization related to the College’s educational mission.
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Kennesaw State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Nominations and applications (letter of interest, CV, and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest can be submitted to the search firm assisting the University. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to October 13, 2020. Please submit all nominations and applications to Jacob Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University (KSU) is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its nearly 38,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, KSU is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The WellStar College of Health and Human Services is a dynamic and diverse college composed of four academic units: the Department of Social Work and Human Services, the Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, the Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education and the WellStar School of Nursing.