Major Duties: - Fostering a positive and collegiate climate that values consensus building, interdisciplinary collaboration, innovation, transparency and inclusion.- Recruiting, retaining and evaluating faculty and staff.- Strategic planning including program planning, implementation and assessment.- Supporting student success at the undergraduate and graduate levels.- Providing outstanding financial and resource management.- Fostering and growing advancement and alumni relations.- Supporting existing and developing new collaborations and partnerships with internal and external constituents.- Supporting scholarship and growing external funding in support of scholarship.- Promoting university goals and policies to internal and external constituents.- Adhering to all university policies and practices and ensuring compliance with regulations and laws related to the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Minimum Qualifications: - Earned doctorate degree in a related field from an accredited institution.- Record of successful qualifications that warrant rank of tenured full professor.- Record of excellence in leadership, education, scholarship and research.- Professional career activities demonstrating the highest ethical standard.- Demonstrated commitment to faculty and staff engagement and success.- Demonstrated ability to form collaborative relationships with faculty and staff in an atmosphere of shared governance.- Demonstrated commitment to student engagement and success.- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.- Record of administrative experiences in a university or college setting, including management of budgets, personnel and curriculum.- Demonstrated ability to foster interdisciplinary, intercollegiate, community and industry partnerships and programs to advance college and university goals.- Demonstrated fund-raising ability and success in securing external funding and resources.- Demonstrated record of enhancing the domestic image and reputation of an entity.- Excellent analytical, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills that are adaptable to a diverse range of audiences.
Internal Number: 352_57391
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.