Utah State University (USU) invites nominations and applications
for a significant academic leadership position as Dean of the Emma
Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services.
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services
ranks in the top 2% of graduate schools of education in the nation
(currently 29th in a field of 1200; U.S. News and World Report) and
is one of the largest colleges at Utah State University with more
than 130 tenure-track faculty in eight departments. The departments
are Communicative Disorders and Deaf Education, Human Development
and Family Studies, Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences,
Kinesiology and Health Science, Nursing, Psychology, the School of
Teacher Education and Leadership, and Special Education and
+ Provide dynamic vision and leadership for the Emma Eccles
Jones College of Education and Human Services (the college).
+ Lead fundraising and alumni relations efforts to foster a
culture of giving and provide gratifying engagement experiences for
the college and USU constituents.
+ Promote faculty research in the college by expanding
infrastructure and external funding.
+ Ensure access to, and optimal delivery of, quality academic
programs throughout Utah by leveraging USU's Statewide Campuses and
+ Understand and appreciate the mission of Cooperative Extension
and demonstrate a willingness to support and expand Extension
+ Support and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration across
the college and university.
+ Effectively manage and allocate resources for the college.
+ Successfully advocate for the diverse needs of the
+ Build strong partnerships and promote engagement with
community organizations and agencies.
+ Be a collaborative member of the university's leadership
+ Foster professional growth of faculty and staff.
+ Promote a healthy, positive, and nurturing work
+ Lead with integrity and transparency.
+ Commit to Title IX principles and processes.
+ Communicate openly and honestly.
+ Advance diversity, equity and inclusion across the college and
+ Be committed to the land-grant mission of the university.
+ Academic credentials sufficient for appointment to the rank of
Full Professor in a discipline represented in the college.
+ A commitment to successful fundraising; a willingness to
develop skills necessary for fundraising and to learn campaign
+ Administrative and/or leadership experience in higher
education with academic program development, budget management, and
+ Research experience in at least one area represented in the
+ Commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate
+ Record of effective mentorship.
+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
+ Demonstrated collegial relationships with faculty, students,
+ Commitment to teaching excellence.
+ Experience advocating for diversity, inclusivity, and
+ Experience conducting successful fundraising campaigns and
major gift acquisitions.
+ Demonstrate commitment to supporting faculty research and
+ Experience with the kinds of educational programs and/or
clinical services offered in the college.
+ Experience in the development of innovative programs that
benefit communities served.
+ Record of fostering collaboration across department and
college boundaries and promoting interdisciplinary programs.
+ Experience with budgeting, planning, personnel, promotion and
tenure, program reviews, and accreditation.
+ Demonstrate ability to promote mutually beneficial
relationships within the community and state.
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume to be uploaded in the Candidate Profile
2. Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their
qualifications for the position and a statement regarding their
vision of the role and responsibilities for the Dean of a College
of Education and Human Services in a modern, research university.
This will be typed/pasted in a text box at the end of
Applicants should also include contact information for a minimum
of five (5) references.
Please do not attach cover letter in the Candidate Profile; you
will be instructed to copy and paste this later on in the
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience plus
Employees work 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
For more information, please visit https://cehs.usu.edu
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. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in
their national university rankings 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 found here.
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 good.
The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; 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
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U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office,
USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and
provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for
partners who are also seeking employment.
Requisition ID: 2020-3047
Street: 8800 Old Main Hill
Job Classification: Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week: 100%
Name: E Eccles Jones Coll of Ed & Hum Svs
Name: Dean-EEJ Coll of Educ & Human Svs