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Dean, William S. Richardson School of Law
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Date Posted Jul. 8, 2019
Title Dean, William S. Richardson School of Law
University University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, HI, United States
Department William S. Richardson School of Law
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Dean
  • Law - General

William S. Richardson School of Law

The University of Hawai’i at Mānoa (UH Mānoa) seeks a motivated, dynamic, and experienced visionary leader to serve as Dean of the William S. Richardson School of Law (Law School). Building upon the many strengths of the University, as well as the unique attributes of Hawai’i and its distinctively multi-cultural and diverse populations of students, faculty, and staff, the successful candidate has an exciting opportunity to lead the Law School in becoming a stronger intellectual presence in Hawai’i and beyond.

Reporting to the Provost, the Dean will provide leadership and guidance in all aspects of the Law School, including positioning the School locally, nationally, and globally; maximizing the benefit of its multi-cultural and Pacific Island environment; intellectual development; fundraising; and management of all aspects of the Law School operations.

The Law School is dedicated to excellence in legal education and scholarship, and the promotion of social justice, ethical responsibility, and public service. It places special importance on the students’ understanding and application of the laws affecting the unique history, diversity, and ecosystems of the State of Hawai’i and the Pacific Region.

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Nominations, inquiries, and application information

Nominations, inquiries, and applications are being accepted for this position. Review of applications will begin on August 2, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by August 9, 2019.

To apply, please visit and search for Position Number 89113.

Note: If you have not applied for a position before using NEOGOV, you will need to create an account. Please attach the following to the online application: a cover letter summarizing the candidate’s interest and qualifications for the position, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of four (4) professional references, including title and contact information. For inquiries and nominations: email, or contact Michele Tom at 808-956-9396 / Fax: 808-956-7115.

The University of Hawai’i is an equal opportunity institution and encourages applications from and nominations of women and minority candidates.

  • The University of Hawai’i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.

    Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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    Accommodation Request: The University of Hawai’i complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the EEO coordinator directly. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. For further information, please refer to the following link:

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Contact Information

  • Michele Tom
    William S. Richardson School of Law
    University of Hawaii
    2500 Campus Road
    Hawaiʻi Hall 209
    Honolulu, HI 96822
  • 8089569396
  • 8089567115


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