The search advisory committee will continue to receive applications until the Head is selected. To ensure full consideration, nominations and applications should be submitted before February 11, 2024.

We actively encourage applications from and nominations of persons of color, women, persons living with disabilities, and veterans.  

Questions and nominations can be directed in confidence to the co-chairs of the search committee:  

Richard Bischoff, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor, IANR

Jolene Messinger, MBA
NALC Board Chair
Branch Manager, SRB Capital Management, Inc.  

Applicants should go to and search positions using requisition number F_240002, click on “Apply to this Job,” complete the form and attach a) a letter of interest that describes your qualifications for the position, anticipated contributions, and vision for the program; b) a statement describing your experience working in diverse teams or groups and your anticipated contributions to creating inclusive environments in which every person and every interaction matters (2 page maximum; see for guidance in writing this statement); c) a detailed curriculum vitae; and d) the names of 3-5 professional references. Candidates are urged to review all information and documents posted on the search web site. 

For questions and assistance with submitting the application contact Rachel Szelag, Senior HR Specialist at or by phone at (402) 472-5730.

UNL offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with the successful candidate’s background and experience.  

The University of Nebraska is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work and learning environment free from discrimination and harassment.  UNL is dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected and included.  UNL does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities and employment.  UNL complies with all local, state, and federal laws prohibiting discrimination, including Title IX, which prohibits discrimination based on sex.