Opening For Dean - College Park, MD, United States

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Opening For Dean - College Park, MD, United States

 The University of Maryland, College Park invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. The University is an 1862 Land-Grant institution, a Carnegie Research Extensive University, and flagship of the state university system. The University has a strong commitment to excellence in agricultural teaching, research and Extension.
Currently, the College has an enrollment of approximately 1,141 undergraduate students and 371 graduate students. The College has 287 faculty FTEs and 314 staff, on- and off-campus. University of Maryland Extension has 24 county/city offices located throughout the state, and is jointly administered with the University of Maryland Eastern Shore—our 1890 Land-Grant partner. The Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station has 8 statewide research facilities. Additional information about the College is available at its website:
The Dean oversees the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station and the University of Maryland Extension, and is responsible for the College’s teaching, basic and applied research, and extension education programs, including the Maryland campus of the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. The Dean reports to and serves at the pleasure of the Senior Vice President and Provost.
The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of research, teaching and/or Extension appropriate to an academic appointment of professor with tenure at the University of Maryland, as well as a record of successful leadership, management, and vision necessary to work with faculty, staff and stakeholders in shaping a college that will meet the developing public needs and opportunities of the future in agriculture, families, natural resources and the environment.
While applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled, interested parties are encouraged to submit applications by January 31, 2015 for full consideration. Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. All nominations, applications, and inquiries should be sent electronically via e-mail to:
Paul Chou, Senior Client Partner and Co-Managing Director, Global Education Practice
Rosa Morris, Senior Associate
Korn Ferry
The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer; women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University has a policy of being responsive to dual career couples
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