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Dean of the College of Agriculture and Director of K-State Research and Extension

The Dean/Director serves as the chief administrative officer of the College of Agriculture (CoA) and provides leadership, strategic vision, direction, and support for all academic programs and curricular issues in the College.  The KSRE Director role is responsible for the coordination of programming and activities for the Kansas Cooperative Extension System and the Agricultural Experiment station including all State and Federal oversight and includes the overarching vision and strategic direction for the integration of research, extension and the teaching functions of the land-grant system.  The Dean/Director ensures continued excellence in education, extension outreach, research, public engagement, faculty and staff development, oversight, high-quality learning experiences, and effective fiscal stewardship and fundraising efforts on behalf of the College in alignment with the K-State 2025 Visionary Plan.  Other responsibilities include overseeing international programs and institutes and interaction with County and District Extension Councils, industry stakeholders and the state and federal legislature.  Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice President, the Dean/Director serves on the Council of Academic Deans.

View the Dean of Agriculture and Director of K-State Research Extension Position Description (.pdf)

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Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a results-driven strategist and change agent to serve as the Founding Vice Provost for Enrollment Management within a public R1, land-grant, university comprised of four campuses and a foundation. The University serves over 22,000 students.

As the founding Vice Provost for Enrollment Management the successful candidate will design, develop and lead this new department as the University engages in innovative approaches to enrollment management, the university budget model, and data-driven decision-making. Utilizing current trends, best practices and previous experience, the VPEM employs a data-driven approach to target and grow a diverse student body well-suited for Kansas State University. The ideal candidate has a proven history of leveraging technology and the latest recruitment practices to achieve recruitment and retention goals and meet the evolving needs within a complex, decentralized research institution. This dynamic leader is comfortable prioritizing and managing multiple operations within enrollment management including domestic and international student recruitment, financial aid, registration, and transfer enrollment.

View the Vice Provost for Enrollment Management Position Description (.pdf)

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Vice Provost for Student Success

This is a remarkable opportunity for a results-driven strategist and change agent to serve in this newly created position as the Vice Provost for Student Success within a public R1, land-grant, university comprised of four campuses and a foundation. The University serves over 22,000 students.

As the Vice Provost for Student Success the chosen candidate will design, develop and lead in this newly created position as the University engages in innovative approaches to enrollment management, university budget model, and data-driven decision-making. The successful candidate is a dedicated, student centric, team leader skilled in retention and advising. The new VPSS brings a proven history of successfully facilitating and leading through change to positively impact student success.

View the Vice Provost for Student Success Position Description (.pdf)

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Associate Provost for Institutional Research

This is an extraordinary opportunity for a highly accomplished institutional research leader to establish a department of Institutional Research in a public R1, land-grant, university comprised of four campuses and a foundation. The University serves over 22,000 students.

As the founding Associate Provost for Institutional Research, the position requires a data driven strategist to design, develop and lead this new department as the University engages in innovative approaches to enrollment management, university budget model, and data-driven decision-making. The ideal candidate is tech savvy with a deep understanding of the latest practices in data analysis and interpretation within a complex, decentralized research institution.

View the Associate Provost for Institutional Research Position Description (.pdf)

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Faculty Associate Director for the Teaching and Learning Center

The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) is now accepting applications for a .5 FTE one-year term position of Faculty Associate Director. The application deadline for the position is May 10, 2019. The term for the position will be July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020.  

The duties for the position will include:

  1. Facilitate/teach EDCI 943 course for both fall 2019 and spring 2020
  2. Facilitate/oversee GTA Development monthly series
  3. Assist with other programs currently in place, if needed
  4. Assist with developing any new programs for faculty
  5. Represent the TLC at events and other venues when needed
  6. Assist the interim director with other projects as needed

The required qualifications for the position are a full time regular faculty appointment at K-State, and evidence of excellence in teaching. The preferred qualifications include tenured faculty appointment with graduate faculty status and evidence of scholarship of teaching and learning. 

Interested applicants should submit the following application materials as a PDF all in one file to Jackie Harmon (jharmon@ksu.edu) by the deadline in order to be considered for the position:

  1. Current CV
  2. Letter of interest, addressing fit for the position and ideas for extending the mission of the TLC in the coming year 
  3. Copies of teaching evaluations from two classes in the past year

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Brian Niehoff, associate provost for institutional effectiveness and interim director for the TLC, at niehoff@ksu.edu or 532-4797.


Faculty Director for the University Honors Program

The University Honors Program (UHP) is accepting applications for a .5 FTE 9-month term appointment as Faculty Director. The application deadline is May 30. The term for the position will be August 11, 2019 through May 16, 2020. The Faculty Director position will report to the Vice Provost for Student Success.

Duties of the Faculty Director include:

  1. Participate in UHP and University recruitment efforts. This includes attending appropriate university recruiting functions, meeting with prospective students, and working to develop/improve strategies by which the UHP can be an effective partner in the successful recruiting of high-achieving students to the University. 
  2. Review applications for admission to the UHP, determine acceptance, and ensure timely communication of those decisions to applicants.
  3. Approve contracts and honors project proposals, review student progress and performance, and approve and report UHP graduates.
  4. Develop and/or improve UHP course offerings.
  5. Participate in fundraising initiatives and opportunities as appropriate.  
  6. Provide overall leadership to the University Honors Program; cooperate, coordinate and delegate as appropriate with the UHP Associate Director, Office Specialist, student workers, and Honors Executive Board (including Honors Ambassadors).
  7. Collaborate with the Vice Provost for Student Success to develop strategies that advance the University Honors Program and the educational experience of its academically motivated students.

Required qualifications for the position are a full-time regular faculty appointment at K-State and evidence of excellence in teaching or mentoring undergraduate students. Preferred qualifications include tenured faculty appointment and evidence of engagement with honors students through teaching, research, or service.

Interested applicants should submit the following application materials as a PDF all in one file to Andrea Luke, aluke@ksu.edu by the deadline to be considered for the position:

  1. Current CV.
  2. Letter of interest, addressing fit for the position and ideas for strengthening the University Honors Program and the experience for honors students.

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Mary Tolar, director of the Staley School of Leadership Studies and interim honors director, at mtolar@ksu.edu or 785-532-6085. 


Faculty Director for the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry

The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry (OURCI) is accepting applications for a .5 FTE 9-month term appointment as Faculty Director. The application deadline is May 30. The term for the position will be August 11, 2019 through May 16, 2020. The Faculty Director position will report to the Vice Provost for Student Success.

Duties of the Faculty Director include:

  1. Educate students individually and in groups about undergraduate research, including specific opportunities to work with faculty mentors, opportunities to present research, and programs that introduce the research process and facilitate discussion of important related issues.
  2. Oversee the mentoring of students in the Developing Scholars Program (DSP).
  3. Recruit and support research mentors, including matching students with faculty and connecting K-State students and external constituents.
  4. Collaborate on specific programs and events and manage their implementation, such as annual celebrations of research and creative achievement and the annual DSP Poster Symposium.
  5. Support campus efforts to expand undergraduate research and creative inquiry through involvement with new and existing project such as undergraduate research journals, symposia, and external opportunities.
  6. Coordinate the University Distinguished Undergraduate Research (student) and Undergraduate Research Mentor (faculty) Awards.
  7. Provide overall leadership of OURCI; engage in student recruitment activities and serve as a champion of undergraduate research.
  8. Collaborate with the Vice Provost for Student Success to develop strategies that advance undergraduate research as a high impact learning experience.

Required qualifications for the position are a full-time regular faculty appointment at K-State and evidence of excellence in mentoring undergraduate students. Preferred qualifications include tenured faculty appointment and evidence of excellence in research with undergraduate students.

Interested applicants should submit the following application materials as a PDF all in one file to Andrea Luke, aluke@ksu.edu by the deadline to be considered for the position:

  1. Current CV.
  2. Letter of interest, addressing fit for the position and ideas for strengthening the Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Inquiry and the interdisciplinary community of researchers it serves.

Questions concerning the position should be directed to Mary Tolar, director of the Staley School of Leadership Studies and interim honors director, at mtolar@ksu.edu or 785-532-6085. 


Interim University Registrar

Chuck Taber, provost and executive vice president, has appointed the search committee to conduct an expedited internal search for an interim university registrar. The anticipated start date of the interim registrar is June 30, 2019. 

Chairing this committee will be Dr. Brian Niehoff, associate provost for institutional research in the Office of the Provost & Executive Vice President.    

A national search for a permanent university registrar will be launched in the coming weeks with the goal of filling the position this fall.  

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