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Department: 480503 - Executive Search Services
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Essential Job Duties:
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 of the College of Natural Resources must be an experienced, innovative, creative and collaborative leader who understands domestic and international natural resources issues in the broadest sense. The Dean should have a strong commitment to student achievement, faculty scholarship and staff development, and possess the drive to move the College forward nationally and internationally. The Dean is the chief academic, administrative and budgetary officer of the College. They will serve as the spokesperson for the College and reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost.
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 external 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.
Requires a relevant post-Baccalaureate degree with a minimum of three (3) years or greater of related professional experience, or a relevant undergraduate degree and a minimum of five (5) years or greater of relevant experience may be substituted for the advanced degree.
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; and,
Distinguished record in research, teaching, extension, and outreach/engagement.
Successful candidates may have a distinguished record in research, teaching, extension, and outreach but experience outside academia is also highly valued.
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00001612
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