University of Idaho

The University of Idaho invites applications and nominations for an innovative, collaborative, and visionary Dean to build upon the College of Natural Resources’ strengths in natural resource science and management, and national reputation as one of the country’s premier natural resource colleges. The Dean should effectively promote and foster academic excellence, grow undergraduate and graduate enrollment, expand research, guide and implement strategic planning, engage with key constituencies and stakeholders, and raise funds for the College.

The Dean serves as the academic leader and chief executive officer of the College of Natural Resources reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice President and is a member of the University’s senior leadership team. The Dean is responsible for supporting and meeting the land grant mission of the university. The Dean advocates for the values of diversity and inclusion with an understanding of how increased diversity of thought and background among students, faculty, administration, and staff works to strengthen academic programs and enrich the University community.

Required qualifications include: Earned doctorate in relevant field and eligibility for appointment to the rank of full professor with tenure in a Department within the College; significant and successful record of leadership experience, including fostering an inclusive environment and attracting and retaining a diverse student, faculty, and staff population; superior interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work successfully with faculty, staff, department administrators, deans, and senior leadership; evidence of support for high quality teaching, mentoring, and research; broad knowledge of the disciplines within the College; record of building and maintaining mutually beneficial collaborative relationships among academic units, university support units, and external stakeholders, including other institutions, industry and agencies.

Interested applicants should view the full position summary and qualifications at ( Application materials can be submitted directly to the University of Idaho search coordinator, Mary Stout ( as soon as July 15, 2018. Applications received by Mary Stout will be forwarded to the confidential search consultant, Gary R. Rhoads. Confidential applications can also be submitted directly to Gary beginning August 6, 2018 (, PH: 570-484-6414. The deadline for receipt of applications for either submission is Friday, August 31, 2018. First consideration will be given to those who apply by this deadline date. The position will remain open until filled.

The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or any other reason prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws.  EEO/AA

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Moscow, 83844