The College of Agricultural Sciences is seeking an Executive Associate Dean. This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Tenured Administrator professional faculty position.
The Executive Associate Dean (EAD) is a key member of the senior administrative leadership team in the College of Agricultural Sciences consisting of the Dean and Associate Deans of Research, Extension, Academic Programs, and Faculty Affairs. Together, they are responsible for executive functions, including policy development, strategic planning, and overseeing the operations of the units within the College. The EAD coordinates (with the rest of the dean's leadership team) the supervision of the Department Heads, Branch Experiment Station Directors, and the Chief Operations Officer. The incumbent will be responsible for leading strategic initiatives for the College and for developing and managing the administration of College policies. The incumbent must demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. The EAD reports to the Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences. This position will be 1.00 FTE on a 12-month appointment. The appointment includes indefinite tenure on a 9-month basis at 1.00 FTE at the rank of professor in an appropriate unit of the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Oregon State University, home to over 32,000 students, is located in Corvallis, a vibrant college town of 58,000 in the heart of Western Oregon's Willamette Valley. Corvallis consistently ranks among the best and safest cities to live in the U.S., as well as among the most environmentally responsible. Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state's Land Grant University and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to also have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification. As Oregon's leading public research university, with $439 million in external funding in fiscal year 2019, Oregon State's impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 11 colleges,11 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offices, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport, OSU-EOU agriculture program in LaGrande, and OSU-Cascades in Bend, and a new teaching and outreach facility in downtown Portland, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon's 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.7 billion in 2017.
The College of Agricultural Sciences (CAS) at Oregon State University is Oregon's principal source of knowledge relating to agricultural and food systems, and a major source of knowledge regarding environmental quality, natural resources, life sciences, and rural economies and communities worldwide. The College's 14 departments (three joint with the College of Science) provide undergraduate and graduate education leading to baccalaureate and graduate degrees, and extended education programs throughout Oregon and beyond. In addition to the main campus, CAS has faculty located at Branch Experiment Stations in 13 agroecozones across the state as well as Extension faculty located in each county. CAS is well known for its collaborations among state and federal agencies. Our researchers and Extension faculty work closely with agency partners in EPA, USDAARS, USGS, US Forest Service, US Navy, USDOE, NIH, NOAA, NMFS, BLM, USFWS, as well as state agencies, local governments, and professional organizations. CAS supports faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Public Health and Human Sciences, College of Forestry, and the Chemistry, Microbiology and Statistics Departments in the College of Science.
Oregon State University has an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community and has a strategic plan that emphasizes inclusive excellence. This position will ensure that all people have equal employment opportunities and equal program participation opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability and disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran status.
Typically requires Ph.D. or terminal degree in related field. Tenure/tenure-track faculty member.
Earned doctorate in Agriculture, Natural Resources, or other disciplinary field closely aligned to the mission and programs of the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Eligible for appointment as full professor in a College of Agricultural Sciences department.
National and/or international recognition for research, teaching, or outreach.
Proven leadership ability, including a successful record as a leader of an academic, research, extension/outreach, or similar unit, including demonstrated managerial ability related to budget management and strategic planning.
Record as an effective team member and team-builder.
Record of successful experience managing people, programs, and budgets.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
Evidence of vision and the ability to achieve it.
Commitment to the College's mission, values and organizational principles and practices.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.
This position requires driving a university vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the university; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a motor vehicle history check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver’s license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per University Policy 05-030.
May require travel throughout Oregon.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with training, education, and experience
Oregon State is a leading research university located in one of the safest, smartest, greenest small cities in the nation. Situated 90 miles south of Portland, and an hour from the Cascades or the Pacific Coast, Corvallis is the perfect home base for exploring Oregon?s natural wonders.Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality.Founded in 1868, Oregon State is the state?s Land Grant university and is one of only two universities in the U.S. to have Sea Grant, Space Grant and Sun Grant designations. Oregon State is also the only university in Oregon to hold both the Carnegie Foundation's top designation for research institutions and its prestigious Community Engagement classification.As Oregon?s leading public research university, with $261.7 million in external funding in the 2011 fiscal year, Oregon State?s impact reaches across the state and beyond. With 12 colleges, 15 Agricultural Experiment Stations, 35 county Extension offic...es, the Hatfield Marine Sciences Center in Newport and OSU-Cascades in Bend, Oregon State has a presence in every one of Oregon?s 36 counties, with a statewide economic footprint of $2.06 billion.Oregon State welcomes a diverse student body of over 26,000 students from across Oregon, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. They can choose from more than 200 undergraduate and more than 80 graduate degree programs, including over 30 degrees online offered through Oregon State Ecampus. Oregon State increasingly attracts high-achieving students, with nationally recognized programs in areas such as conservation biology, agricultural sciences, nuclear engineering, forestry, fisheries and wildlife management, community health, pharmacy and zoology.Oregon State also ranks high in sustainability, fourth among universities nationwide for using renewable energy and first in the Pac-12 Conference. And our students literally help power the university: 22 exercise machines at Oregon State University has always been a place with a purpose ? making a positive difference in quality of life, natural resources and economic prosperity in Oregon and beyond. Through discovery, innovation and application, we are meeting challenges, solving problems and turning ideas into reality. For more information visithttp://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm.The 400-acre main campus in Corvallis includes a Historic District, making Oregon State one of only a handful of U.S. university campuses listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The district includes such icons as Weatherford Hall, the Memorial Union and Benton Hall, the oldest building on the oldest building on campus.OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.