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Portland State University seeks a Dean, College of Education
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Location: Portland, Oregon

The Position:
Reporting to the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Shelly Chabon, the Dean serves as a vital member of the University’s Academic Leadership Team (ALT). As the chief academic and administrative officer of the College of Education (COE), the Dean – with the input of the COE Leadership Team – makes recommendations in the areas of budget, curriculum, and personnel. The Dean is responsible for all aspects of the College’s academic programming. The Dean provides visionary leadership in the initiation and development of all programs and the promotion of excellence in teaching, scholarship, and community outreach. In addition, the Dean has substantial responsibility for fundraising. In policy matters, the Dean acts in consultation with appropriate faculty members, but is responsible for all decisions made by the College. In addition, the Dean plays a critical role in advancing all institutional initiatives, including internationalization, diversity, assessment and sustainability.

To Apply:
Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications will be reviewed as they come in. Those received by March 4, 2024 will be given first consideration.

Applicants must submit a CV, a letter of interest that details their related qualifications and vision for the role, as well as a statement (one page maximum) that describes their commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion personally and/or professionally.

For more information or to offer recommendations or nominations:
Caitlin Hummel
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Summit Search Solutions, Inc.
(585) 880-7550

Portland State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities and a campus climate that supports equality, diversity, and inclusion.


Institution: Portland State University
This is a full time position

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