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Dean - Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia
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Date Posted 02/26/2020
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Dean - Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources 12134 



The successful candidate will be a visionary leader and must have:

  • A doctoral degree in one of the College's disciplines or a closely related engineering field and an academic record of accomplishment in teaching, research/professional development, and service consistent with an appointment as a tenured professor in one of the College's departments.

  • A demonstrated record of effective and transparent administrative leadership and relationship building with faculty, staff, alumni, and donors.

  • A proven track record of publications, evidence of strong industry relationships, and a demonstrated record of external fundraising and dynamic budget management.

  • Evidence of outstanding organizational, decision-making, and communication skills.

  • A commitment to attracting and developing talented and diverse faculty, staff, and students.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An outstanding, nationally recognized record of scholarship and success in attracting competitive research funding along with experience in leading multidisciplinary research/creative initiatives.

  • A comprehensive understanding of the role a public land-grant university plays in the vitality of the region and the state and of the importance of research, creative activity, and scholarship.

  • A rich understanding of the historical context the College has played in driving economic development through the use of natural resources in the state of West Virginia.

  • Experience cultivating innovative scholarship and creative activity within the College, including interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary collaborations across the University.

  • Demonstrated efforts and effectiveness in technology transfer activities and startups, collaborating with industries, as well as working actively with state and local government and EDC's.

  • A background in or familiarity with computer science, computer engineering, cyber security, and data sciences.

  • Experience with accreditation and a familiarity with the ABET accreditation process and/or another STEM focused accreditation.

  • Experience in cultivating diversity in research and education and fostering entrepreneurial and interdisciplinary research activities.

  • Demonstrated efforts to enrich the intellectual, social, and cultural atmosphere of the college through innovative academic programming designed to attract, retain, and graduate a diverse population of students.

  • Experience enhancing opportunities for professional development and preparation of graduate students for careers in academic, government, and industry sectors. 

  • A demonstrated record of identifying and cultivating new sources of funding through the promotion and development of partnerships and collaborations with industry, partner institutions, and government that will lead to increased resources for the University and employment opportunities for graduates and faculty.

  • An established commitment to promoting excellence in teaching and learning, research, outreach, and engagement with community and industrial partners across the U.S and globally to enhance the position and rank of the College.

  • A demonstrated record of leadership in team building and strategic planning. 


Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. is assisting West Virginia University in the search. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. For full consideration, materials should be provided by August 31, 2019. Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate's experiences match the position's duties, responsibilities and qualifications, an academic curriculum vitae and contact information for at least five references. Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. 

WVUHire application questions contact: Becky Bodkin at (304) 293 - 4073

Greenwood/Asher contact:Kevin Bennett at (850) 650 - 2277

About WVU

For more information about West Virginia University, please visit

West Virginia University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture by promoting diversity, inclusion, equality, and intercultural and intercommunity outreach. Accordingly, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, marital or family status, pregnancy, veteran status, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression in the administration of any of its educational programs, activities, or with respect to admission or employment. This Policy sets forth how discrimination, harassment, sexual and domestic misconduct, certain consensual relationships, stalking, and retaliation will be addressed by West Virginia University.

Job Posting: Jun 20, 2019

Posting Classification: Non-Classified

Exemption Status: Exempt

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Schedule: Full-time

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