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The University of Utah seeks a Dean of the School for Cultural and Social Transformation
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Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

The Position:
The University of Utah invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of the School for Cultural and Social Transformation. The Dean will be a tenured professor serving as the College’s chief academic and administrative officer. Duties include overseeing academic programs, fundraising, recruiting/retaining outstanding and diverse faculty, staff, and students; collaborating with other Deans and leaders across colleges; and communicating within the University, and to the greater community, the goals and achievements of the College. The ideal candidate for this role will be well-connected within their field and active in professional associations, with broad interdisciplinary connections.

The Dean will serve a five-year renewable term and will report to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost. This is an exciting time to join the University of Utah as the Dean of the School will be part of a large cohort of new senior leadership, including a new president, provost, and several academic deans.

The University of Utah seeks a dynamic academic administrator with a proven ability to lead academic departments who embodies a philosophy that embraces and supports students of all backgrounds in the rapidly changing world of higher education.

To Apply:
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled; parties who apply by January 2, 2023 will be given first consideration. Please submit 1) a CV that includes the scope and scale details for your related roles 2) a cover letter addressing how your experience aligns with the qualifications, your record of success, and your particular interest in this role and 3) a diversity statement (maximum two pages) that addresses the ways in which your personal and professional philosophy and related record as a leader aligns with the University’s “
4 Pillars to Lead to Equity” and demonstrates your ability and willingness to embrace and advance this mission.

All applications and nominations will be held in confidence.

For more information or to offer recommendations or nominations:
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Direct: 615-423-0525

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Room 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), for further information or to request an accommodation. The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.


Institution: The University of Utah
This is a full time position

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