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Job ID: 144445

University of Idaho

Date Posted Jul. 10, 2020
Title Dean
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Dean
  • Law - General

University of Idaho


Location: Moscow, Boise

Division/College: College of Law

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: Salary commensurate with experience and market

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The dean has responsibility to oversee and implement policies and priorities of the college and university. The Dean for the College of Law leads the college faculty in the development of policies and priorities governing the academic programs of the college. The dean facilitates the appropriate inclusion of faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders in the college decision-making processes. The academic programs of the college are directly affected by program planning, definitions of goals and priorities, instructional methods and standards, student advising, mutually beneficial partnerships with stakeholders, research policies, allocation of resources, fund-raising, and the development of professional standards related to the branches of learning for which the college is responsible. The academic programs of the college include graduate/professional instruction and research activity. It is expected that the dean satisfactorily employs strategies to implement objectives and achieve the four goals of the University's Strategic Plan while carrying out the mission of the college.

Minimum Qualifications:

- An earned terminal degree from an accredited law university.

- Accomplishments and experience to merit an appointment with tenure and rank of full professor.

- Leadership experience including: personnel management, resource management (finances, facilities, equipment, etc.), and quality programming / delivery.

- Evidence of original initiatives focused on improving excellence in teaching, research, outreach, mentoring, and/or student success.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience with strategic planning and visioning to successfully address change, managing program/professional-level accreditation and program assessment, increasing student enrollment, and attracting and retaining a diverse student and employee population.

- Interpersonal and communication skills to develop, maintain, and work successfully with faculty, staff, department administrators, peer colleagues, students, alumni, and other stakeholders.

- Experience developing and advancing philanthropic opportunities, economic development, extramurally funded research, or other fundraising efforts.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: F000860P

Posting Date: 07/08/2020

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

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First consideration date for applicant review will be August 8, 2020.

Required documents for application are CV, Letter of Qualification, List of 5 references, and Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion Statement. (Upload to Other Document 1 field)
  • To help achieve diversity on the University of Idahos campus and to support its commitment to access and inclusion, job applicants must submit a one-page Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion Statement. The statement should address their past contributions to diversity or equity and future plans for continuing this effort. The purpose of the statement is to identify candidates who have professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to engage in activities that would enhance inclusive diversity as is best for the Universitys students. Faculty candidates without substantial past activities should focus on future plans in their statement. Candidates are advised to review the University of Idahos Diversity webpage ( before composing their statements. Diversity is produced by the variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, language, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, geographic region, and more. Diversity is inclusive when it is integrated in a productive manner into an organizations broader culture. Inclusive diversity is a defining feature of Idahos past, present, and future. Increasing inclusive diversity is fundamental to the University of Idahos mission as a public institution and imperative to achieving its full potential.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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