Major Duties: - Advancing the mission of the College.- Leadership in graduate education.- Advancing strategic growth in graduate enrollment.- Coordinating graduate admissions.- Assessing graduate programs.- Promoting diversity in graduate education.- Providing consistent and effective communication of policies and practices.- Advocating for external and internal funding for graduate education and research.- Monitoring and insuring graduate student progress.- Making available academic and professional support services to all WMU graduate students.- Recognizing excellence in graduate student performance.- Engaging in alumni relations and development.- 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 Graduate College.
Minimum Qualifications: - Earned doctorate degree from an accredited institution.- Record of successful qualifications that warrant rank of tenured full professor.- Record of excellence in leadership, graduate education, scholarship, and research.- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.- Demonstrated commitment to faculty and staff engagement and success.- Record of administrative experiences in a university or college setting, including management of budgets, personnel, and curriculum.- Demonstrated ability to attract and foster human resources and garner student engagement and success.- Demonstrated ability to form collaborative relationships with faculty in an atmosphere of shared governance.- Demonstrated ability to foster interdisciplinary, intercollegiate, and community partnerships and programs to advance college and university goals.- Excellent analytical, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills that are adaptable to a diverse range of audiences.- Demonstrated ability to promote transparency within the college and across the university.- Professional career activities demonstrating the highest ethical standards.
Internal Number: 352_57400
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.