Utah State University (USU) invites nominations
and applications for a significant academic leadership position as
Dean of the College of Science.
The College of Science at USU is a dynamic and
innovative academic unit comprising of six departments: Biology,
Chemistry and Biochemistry, Computer Science, Geosciences,
Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics.
dynamic administrative and intellectual leadership for the College
participate in and collaborate with fundraising and alumni
relations efforts to foster a culture of giving and provide
gratifying engagement experiences for the College of Science and
and facilitate the expansion of, and access to research
infrastructure and activities, including the active pursuit of
recruit undergraduate and graduate students to include domestic,
international, and underrepresented groups, and support them
towards achieving a high-quality science education throughout the
USU campus system.
interdisciplinary collaboration in research and teaching
within, and outside, the college.
recruit and retain excellent faculty and students into
- Advocate for
diversity, equity and inclusion while providing leadership and
accountability in these areas within the college and
throughout the university.
and facilitate high-quality educational programs for students in
the College of Science.
and maintain a leadership team that will effectively manage college
represent the College of Science on the university’s academic
a close working relationship with department heads and faculty,
fostering collegiality at all levels.
professional development of faculty and staff, and academic success
represent, and proactively expand the needs and vision of the
College of Science to the broader community, including
collaboration with other university entities such as the Utah State
University Research Foundation.
credentials sufficient for appointment to the rank of Full
Professor in a science or closely related discipline.
leadership experience in the academic or research
ability to foster an environment of professional growth for
faculty, staff, and students.
for the diversity of disciplines and roles represented within the
College and a commitment to sustain and promote their
to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education.
communication and interpersonal skills.
record of strong investment in and advocacy for diversity,
inclusivity, and equity across all spectra of the
the ability to establish successful partnerships within the
University and with key government and industry
commitment to collaborative fundraising.
willingness to develop the skills necessary for implementing and
executing successful donor engagement and gift acquisition
appreciation of, and commitment to, the land-grant and space-grant
missions of the university.
experience in a Carnegie doctoral high research university
promoting innovation in research in areas of emerging
of developing innovative educational programs using contemporary
and evolving delivery methods.
of interdisciplinary programs related to science.
of the role of regional campuses in providing educational access
and of Extension in service to Utah citizens.
with capital campaigns, major gift acquisitions, and
high-functioning advancement boards.
ability to secure external funding through contracts and
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience plus
indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but
not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The
employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive
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Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to
be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie
RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with
approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140
graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide
system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves
all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165
undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of
innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials.
Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university
in 2019 and the 5th best public
national university in the nation
in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah,
USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable
price. Additional information about Utah State University can be
A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and
people in economic development, improvements to quality of life,
and human capital. Through the practical application of
knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share
expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the
historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to
address critical societal issues in the interest of the public
The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan,
a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley
about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational
opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate
its programs and activities, including in admissions and
employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate
discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a
protected veteran, or any other status protected by University
policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local
following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing
regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:
Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison
Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266
Title IX Coordinator
Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.
further information regarding non-discrimination, please
of Education, Office
Assistant Secretary for
Civil Rights, 800-421-3481,
USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides
a Dual Career
to support careers for partners who are also seeking