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.
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.