Qualifications for the Position

To be considered for the position, candidates must have:

  • A record of excellence in university-based community engagement, outreach, or professional-community partnerships.
  • Visionary leadership, including an ability to inspire and motivate.
  • Effectiveness in aligning resources to achieve vision.
  • Experience leading multidisciplinary teams in achieving strategic outcomes.
  • A record of leadership and outcomes that demonstrate an abiding commitment to practices that are inclusive of all forms of human diversity.
  • Exceptional skills in communication and interpersonal relations.
  • A doctoral (or equivalent terminal) degree.

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate:

  • A record of excellence in leading integrated Agricultural Research and Extension.
  • Experience in mentoring or coaching.
  • An ability to collaborate effectively with a broad range of constituencies.
  • A record of success in obtaining external funding.
  • Proven record of documenting outcomes and impact.