Dean, Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
Colorado State University | Fort Collins, Colorado
Colorado State University (CSU) seeks an energetic, innovative, and visionary leader to serve as the next Dean of the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering (WSCOE). This is a unique opportunity to lead a one-of-a-kind college with a diverse array of undergraduate and graduate programs situated at a top land grant institution and research university of 33,000 students in a “best places to live” city.
The mission of WSCOE is to educate, innovate, cultivate, and engage in order to generate knowledge, improve quality of life, and positively impact society. The College has internationally recognized research programs and offers a world-class education steeped in hands-on experiential learning in a community that is committed to fostering inclusion and equity. WSCOE produces career-ready graduates and is a leader in per-FTE research productivity among public engineering colleges. This complementary balance of education and research, combined with a culture that encourages and rewards collaboration, positions the College well for innovating and addressing many of the complex societal problems facing the world today.
Working in partnership with faculty, staff, and students, as well as CSU leadership and external partners, the Dean will advance an agenda for the future, attending to the College’s mission. As the internal leader and external face of the College to stakeholders throughout the state, region, and world, the Dean will lead its education, research, service, and outreach agenda, champion philanthropic efforts, and build strategic internal and external relationships to support WSCOE’s mission and CSU’s land-grant vision. The next Dean will prioritize opportunities to recruit, retain, and care for its excellent faculty, staff, and students while upholding CSU’s Principles of Community of inclusion, integrity, respect, service, and social justice.
Please direct all inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications in strict confidence electronically below. Electronic submission of application materials is strongly preferred.
Greg Esposito is leading this search with Sharon Hansen.
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