Ohio State University — Dean of the College of Education and Human Ecology

Ohio State University

Dean of the College of
Education and Human Ecology

Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University (Ohio State), a top 20 public research land-grant university and the state’s flagship, invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Education and Human Ecology (EHE). A college of tremendous disciplinary breadth and depth, EHE is positioned for a new era of distinction and impact. Its next dean will have an unparalleled platform from which to create exciting new partnerships and programs within the college, throughout the university, and in the greater community. From its prominent and diverse programmatic offerings that include teacher education, kinesiology, nutrition and dietetics, and counselor education, EHE is uniquely positioned to positively influence the human condition through its boundary-spanning entities and world-class faculty. The college has more than 150 faculty members and 4,600 students and is organized into three departments: Teaching and Learning, Educational Studies, and Human Sciences. EHE also has several centers including the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy, Center for Education & Training for Employment, and the Dennis Learning Center, and works closely with OSU Extension and Ohio State’s international offices, to ensure its programs have both local and global impact.

EHE has achieved national prominence in numerous fields and presents a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial and collaborative leader to leverage its distinctive components. The next dean will benefit from the exceptional resources of Ohio State, as well as the vibrant city of Columbus, Ohio, to build a singular academic enterprise that serves the needs of the entire state of Ohio and beyond. With more than 66,000 students on six campuses, Ohio State is situated in the center of the country and is a national exemplar of how a university can enact positive change in its community locally, nationally, and globally. The next dean of EHE will arrive at an opportune moment at a college and university with the necessary leadership, resources, and vision to have a dramatic impact on society.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President and Provost, the dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the college and is responsible for leading its education, research, service, and outreach missions. The dean also leads fundraising efforts and facilitates strategic internal and external relationships of the college while demonstrating strong fiscal responsibility aligned with EHE’s values and goals.

Ohio State seeks a transformational leader to advance excellence in the wide-ranging fields within the college and an appetite to build mutually beneficial interdisciplinary partnerships across Ohio State and with external partners across occupational sectors. The next dean must strongly support and champion diversity in all forms and have a demonstrable track record in this area. Ideal candidates will hold an earned doctoral degree or the highest degree awarded in their discipline and have a distinguished record of scholarly research, teaching, and extension accomplishments commensurate with an appointment at the rank of tenured full professor at Ohio State.

The Ohio State University has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the completion of the search process. For more details, including the full position profile and to submit inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications, please see the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/6460. Electronic submission of materials is required.

Andy Lee and Sabrina Singh
Isaacson, Miller
1300 19th Street, NW, Ste. 700
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-682-1504

To build a diverse workforce, The Ohio State University encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. EEO/AA employer


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