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K-State Today

October 31, 2019

National search for dean of Carl R. Ice College of Engineering

Submitted by Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost announces a national search for the next dean of the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering at Kansas State University. The university has engaged the services of Academic Career and Executive Search, an executive search firm, to support the search committee with the process. 

The dean reports to the provost and executive vice president and serves on the Council of Academic Deans. The successful candidate will be an exceptionally collaborative, dynamic, strategic university leader well aligned with the university's strategic goals who can advance the missions of the college and university.

The dean, holder of an endowed chair, is the chief administrative officer of the college and is responsible for oversight and direction of teaching, research and outreach, including relations with the external professional community. The dean must be able to articulate a vision for engineering education and exert leadership in the development, implementation, growth and expansion of disciplinary and interdisciplinary opportunities in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The dean provides academic, research, outreach and fiscal leadership to the college. 

The dean develops collaborative, interdisciplinary research programs within the college, across K-State, and between K-State and other research institutions and industry partners. He/She leads the effort in fundraising for the college working in partnership with the KSU Foundation.

The full position description, including required qualifications, may be found on the provost's website.

Inquiries, nominations and applications will be treated confidentially. For full consideration, application materials must be received by Jan. 10, 2020. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and should include a cover letter, curriculum vita and contact information for three professional references. Please do not email applications, but instead apply directly at https://acesrch.applicantstack.com/x/detail/a21esjyaxuo1

Inquires, nominations and questions should be sent to Jennifer Muller at Jennifer@ACESrch.com or call 860-740-2600.

We anticipate campus interviews taking place in mid-to-late February with the appointment beginning July 1, 2020.

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