Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering -Founding Dean - University of San Diego in San Diego California

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University of San Diego

San Diego, California 92110

United States


Detailed Job Description

University of San Diego

Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering
Founding Dean

The University of San Diego’s Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering announces its search for a founding Dean. USD Engineering is distinguished by student-centered education that emphasizes modern engineering skills and development of the whole person. The department is nationally recognized for developing world-class engineers empowered to become leaders with global perspective and social awareness. Its faculty are dedicated to the University’s liberal arts foundation, innovative teaching that includes lab experiences, the creation of meaningful scholarship, a unique educational experience which yields a dual degree, a student-centric environment marked by close student and faculty interaction and careful management of class size, flexibility in curriculum, and compassionate service.

The founding Dean will have a direct and dramatic impact on the University and its cadre of highly regarded professional schools as well as the San Diego community. The founding Dean will inherit a strong foundation from which to build including a nationally recognized program that produces: a unique and personalized BA/BS degree which provides diversity of choice of majors for its students; successful graduates who earn the highest salaries of any undergraduate majors; and strong faculty achievement.

The opportunity for the founding Dean is to establish the best School in the country at which to learn and practice engineering at the undergraduate level in an environment that is unique and comprehensive in its focus on developing compassionate and ethical engineering leaders of the 21st century.

Reporting directly to the Provost, the founding Dean will guide development of a strategic vision, provide operational and financial leadership, and lead tactical implementation to establish the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering and oversee all elements of its growth.

The Search Committee will begin its consideration of individuals immediately. Nominations and applications, including qualifications and accomplishments on the basis of which the individual merits consideration, should be submitted in confidence to:


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Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Professional
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume