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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.

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Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine

The dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine is the chief academic and executive officer for the college. The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual with a record of visionary leadership who can advance the college through a bold vision of the role of veterinary medicine in discovery, research, teaching and global health. Primary responsibilities include leadership, strategic vision, direction and support for all academic programs and curricular issues in the college; high-quality student experiences; continued excellence and growth in research programs; faculty and staff development and oversight; fostering a collaborative culture with faculty, staff, administrators and students supporting the college's missions; effective fiscal stewardship and fundraising efforts on behalf of the college; strategic planning and management aligned with the college's K-State 2025 goals and excellence in education, research, clinical service and public engagement. The dean also has leadership and oversight responsibilities for the Veterinary Health Center and Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory housed in the college. Reporting to the provost and executive vice president, the dean serves on the university's Deans Council.

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Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

The vice provost for enrollment management will focus on providing strategic leadership and vision as it relates to all aspects of enrollment management, including domestic and international recruitment and admissions, scholarships and financial aid, registration, and transfer enrollment. The vice provost will work with leaders and others across the university and within the colleges to align enrollment services; to formulate a comprehensive strategy that engages prospective students from Kansas, country-wide, and internationally; and to set significant and feasible enrollment goals and then reach those targets with a consistently successful enrollment program.

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Vice Provost for Student Success

The vice provost for student success will provide vision, leadership and administrative management to a broad range of academic support service offices charged with supporting student success. Working closely with the university community and using national best practices and emerging research, the vice provost will identify, develop and guide innovative initiatives to improve student retention, persistence, progression, and graduation of K-State students. The vice provost will work closely with Student Life and the colleges to bridge academic and student service operations and initiatives and implement improved use of technology and analytics to enhance student success efforts across the university.

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Associate Provost for Institutional Research

The associate provost for institutional research will serve as the chief institutional research officer for the university, leading a newly defined Office of Institutional Research, or OIR, as we work to establish a robust institutional research capacity at the university. The associate provost will be responsible for ensuring development and implementation of an institutionwide data strategy that promotes institutionwide use of data and analytics for informed decision-making. The associate provost and the OIR will collaborate with others to understand the stakeholders and their decision-support needs; collect, analyze, interpret and report data and information; and support operational, budgetary, and strategic planning, program review, accreditation, and the effective use or resources. The associate provost will serve as liaison to data stewards and sources across the university and facilitate efforts to combine and aggregate data resources and connect disparate pieces of information to create an institutionwide perspective. Creating coaching and professional development opportunities for information producers, users and consumers across the university will also be important to enhancing the capacity for data-informed decision-making throughout the institution.

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