Academic Dean of the College of Science and Health
Missouri Western State University
|Position Title||Academic Dean of the College of Science and Health|
Missouri Western State University’s College of Science and Health invites applications for the Dean of the College of Science and Health (CSH).
The Dean of the College of Science and Health at Missouri Western will have an excellent opportunity to lead a cohesive and collaborative college as well as to build on Academic Affairs and college-level strategic planning and tradition of excellence. The Dean will be responsible for maintaining a strong leadership team, and collaborating with administrators, faculty, and staff to address college and university level goals including student recruitment, retention, and persistence. The Dean’s portfolio will include creating and supporting educational programs of the highest quality; managing budgets and resource allocation; pursuit and management of external funding; serving as the chief spokesperson and College advocate with internal and external entities including partners and accreditors; recruiting and maintaining an excellent and diverse faculty; guiding the work of advisory boards; and contributing to college advancement including fundraising and enhancing relationships with alumni, donors, partner institutions, and community and civic leaders.
A successful candidate:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
A successful candidate will demonstrate:
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Designated as the State of Missouri’s applied learning institution, Missouri Western State University is a public open-access institution located in St. Joseph, Missouri, on a beautiful 744-acre campus approximately 35 minutes north of the Kansas City International Airport. With approximately 4,000 plus graduate and undergraduate students and over 29,000 alumni, Missouri Western is designated as a First-Gen Forward campus dedicated to academic innovation, regional and community partnerships, and a student-centered experience.
Missouri Western State University is an active participant in the educational, economic, cultural, and social development of the people and region it serves, and the campus’ distinctive focus on applied learning and research is a hallmark of its innovative teaching and learning environment. Missouri Western seeks to build an inclusive environment that is open, welcoming, and supportive of individuals of all backgrounds. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups and women to apply for this position.
|Hours of Work||
May require some evenings or weekend hours