Note: UO Employees only
The University of Oregon invites internal nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the Graduate School. This position has been reconceived as an independent deanship and will report to the Senior Vice President and Provost. …
Duties of the Position
… LEADERSHIP AND VISION. The Dean must successfully combine administrative leadership with creativity and innovation, developing a vision for the Graduate School and for the future of graduate education at the University by adapting to ongoing changes in graduate education by developing and supporting new opportunities for transformative, rigorous training and student-centered mentorship and support;
representing graduate education in the collaborative environment of the university’s Academic Leadership Team; nurturing initiatives that enrich the diversity of the graduate student population, and managing equity and fairness across the different graduate disciplines and programs; and
ensuring effective collaboration with such units as Academic Affairs, Academic Extension, Enrollment Management, Equity and Inclusion, International Affairs, Research and Innovation, Student Life, and Undergraduate Studies, as well as the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, on issues vital to graduate education.
About the Graduate School
The dean provides leadership to an associate dean, who is also a tenured faculty member, and a professional administrative team comprised of Officers of Administration (5.0 FTE) and SEIU-classified staff (3.5 FTE), as well as GTF and student staff, all of whom support of the core purpose of the Graduate School.