Qualifications for the Position

To be considered for the position, candidates must have:

  • Ph.D. in a field relevant to the school.
  • Accomplishments commensurate with a tenured faculty appointment in Natural Resources at the rank of full professor.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to create a shared vision and align resources to achieve strategic outcomes.
  • A record of leadership and outcomes that demonstrate an abiding commitment to practices that enhance access, inclusion, and belongingness.
  • Exceptional skills in communication and interpersonal relations.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate:

  • A record of excellence in research evidenced by a portfolio of publications, extramural funding, and collaboration.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide visionary leadership.
  • A record of excellence in teaching and educating students.
  • A record of excellence in Extension and/or engagement.  
  • An ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of constituencies.
  • Evidence of using data and/or fact-based information to navigate complex situations and make strategic decisions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of systems and networks that encourage and support entrepreneurial activities.
  • Sensitivity to the perspectives and values of students, staff, faculty, and stakeholders.