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The University of Wyoming seeks a Dean of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources
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Location: Laramie, Wyoming

The Position:
The Dean of the Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources, who holds a Wyoming Excellence Chair, is the unit’s chief academic and administrative officer and reports to the Provost.

While embracing shared faculty governance, the Dean leads a team of innovative faculty, staff, students, and administrators. Key strategic initiatives for the Haub School include the development and execution of world-class interdisciplinary programs aimed at environment and natural resource issues, publication and dissemination of world-class research, and exemplary outreach to the state and beyond. Haub School faculty members lead research programs and creative activities which address environment and natural resources questions from both disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.

In addition to leadership within the School, the Dean drives a strong vision of innovation and inclusivity that includes a broad network of financial, campus, statewide, regional, national, and international partners. The Haub School is generously supported centrally by the University of Wyoming, as well as externally supported by key partners and donors. Thus, operating with integrity, the new Dean needs to further develop and inspire relationships with private donors, foundations, and businesses that support the Haub School financially.

The Haub School of Environment and Natural Resources seeks a Dean who is a (an):
  • Authentic, dynamic, and visionary leader with proven success in promoting excellence in environment and natural resource education, research and outreach, fundraising, and building strong partnerships both within and outside of the University setting.
  • Charismatic leader to inspire the entrepreneurial team into the next phase of growth and success.
  • Educational leader with demonstrated success leading innovative, excellent academic programs.
  • Scholarly leader who will inspire continued success and growth of scholarship.
  • Collaborative leader with a background in promoting science communication, outreach, and collaborative process.
  • Personable leader with demonstrated success interacting with politically, ethnically, and economically diverse stakeholders and donors.

To Apply:
The University of Wyoming, in consultation with Summit Search Solutions, Inc., will begin a confidential review of application materials immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply by March 22, 2020, will be given first consideration. Please submit a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest upon application. All applications and nominations will be held in confidence.

For more information or to offer recommendations or nominations:
Kristen Farha
Senior Consultant

Summit Search Solutions, Inc.
Direct: (316) 650-0069

Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The University’s policy has been and will continue to be, one of nondiscrimination, offering equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, creed, ancestry, political belief, pregnancy, or other status protected by state and federal statutes or University regulations. The University’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all matters relating to its education programs and activities including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, benefits, promotions, demotions, transfers, and all other terms and conditions of employment. To review the EEO is the Law Poster and its Supplement, please see The Diversity & Fairness page.

Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits based on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application, the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job duties, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at the time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.

The University of Wyoming conducts background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need.


Institution: University of Wyoming
This is a full time position

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