Academic Director



Title: Academic Director for the College of Arts & Sciences

Salary: Permanent, 12 months

Position: Competitive, commensurate with experience

Effective date: August 16, 2020

Position: Washington State University (WSU) Vancouver invites applications for a twelve-month, full-time position as Academic Director for the College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) to begin August 16, 2020.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include resource allocation and management, including fiscal/budgetary issues, space and facilities, and personnel including hiring and supervising staff; delivery of instructional programs; support of scholarly and creative activity and faculty development; outreach and advancement; fundraising; and participation in campus leadership.

Required Qualifications: Terminal degree and tenurable in one of the CAS Disciplines represented on the WSU Vancouver campus. Demonstrated contribution to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion. Demonstrated experience with either 1) budget or 2) personnel management.

Preferred Qualifications: Tenurable at the rank of Professor. Demonstrated experience with leadership at the department, unit or college level; budget management in an academic context; personnel management involving faculty and staff; faculty mentorship; graduate student research and education; scheduling and course staffing; outreach and advancement; working across institutional boundaries; transfer programming and students; and space and facilities.

Application, Screening Procedures, and Deadline: The application deadline is January 24, 2020. To apply, visit Application materials: a letter of interest in the position including a detailed statement of experience specifically addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications; a current Curriculum Vitae; and contact information for three references. Direct inquiries via email to Dr. Sharon Kruse, Search Committee Chair (

Posting Close Date: 12/31/2019

To apply, visit

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Sharon Kruse
Washington State University
Washington State University
Pullman, 99164