Central Connecticut State University — Dean, School of Engineering, Science, & Technology [#C18-018]

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School of Engineering, Science, and Technology. CCSU invites candidates who are visionary leaders and have a comprehensive resume of success in academic administration. The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional skills and experience that will enable him or her to provide strong leadership in areas of program assessment and accreditation, learning analytics, interdisciplinary collaboration, and support for all disciplines. The Dean is responsible for the direction of teaching, research, development, and relations with the external professional community. He or she is the chief academic officer of the school, reporting directly to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. CCSU is currently conducting a search for its Provost and it is planned that the newly appointed Provost will be involved in the hiring of the Dean. The Dean will have the opportunity to build on the dynamic momentum of the school, including enrollment growth, new faculty hires, expanded infrastructure, leveraging state resources, and improved fundraising.

Required Qualifications:
The successful candidate is expected to have a record of collaborative decision-making, a high standard of professional integrity, and a strong sense of professional ethics. Required qualifications also include the following:

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution in one of the STEM disciplines
  • Five years of progressively responsible academic experience at the department chair level or higher
  • Distinguished record of teaching, scholarship, and leadership
  • Experience in the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, staff, and students
  • Experience with planning, budgeting, and fiscal management in a complex organization
  • Successful experience in fundraising, and the acquisition of grants and contracts
  • Ability to establish, foster and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, e.g., students, faculty, staff, community and industry partners
  • Demonstrated commitment to promoting and supporting excellence in faculty and student research, particularly at the undergraduate level
  • Exemplary communication and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant industry experience in one of the STEM disciplines
  • Experience working in a unionized, public institution of higher education
  • Commitment to encouraging, valuing and assessing high-quality teaching
  • Demonstrated interest in developing global, international, and multicultural programs and/or partnerships
  • Ability to be a forward thinking leader that incorporates cutting edge technology to maximize the educational experience of students

For full consideration, applications must be received by November 30, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education and experience; salary range is $130,900 to $209,000.

For more information and application instructions go to: https://hrat.ccsu.edu/default.php.

Central Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer