Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity
Eastern Connecticut State University is searching for an individual to join the senior administrative team as the Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity. The Associate Vice President must demonstrate expertise to build, sustain and nurture a diverse community of students, faculty and staff. Also, the Associate Vice President will be responsible for coordinating university-wide professional development and training initiatives. The Associate Vice President will work closely with the president and other university leadership to provide investigative, analytical, and developmental assistance relating to matters of diversity.
The successful candidate will have a professional history that demonstrates a core commitment to diversity. A master's degree is required, a doctorate or other appropriate advanced terminal degree is preferred. The candidate should have the practical experience necessary to coordinate affirmative action efforts and provide leadership in diversity planning. Significant administrative experience required with evidence of analytical skills in research and writing of compliance reports.
Submit by email or by post a letter of intent and current curriculum vitae/resume along with the names, postal and email addresses, phone numbers of three (3) references to:
Dr. Yaw Nsiah, Chair, Associate VP for Equity and Diversity Search Committee
Attn: Ms. Rebecca Davis (DavisR@easternct.edu);
Eastern Connecticut State University
Gelsi-Young Administration Building
83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226, USA
Only complete applications will be considered.
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Dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies and Graduate Division
Eastern Connecticut State University seeks applications for the position of Dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies and Graduate Division. The Dean is the administrative head of the School of Education and Professional Studies reporting to the Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs. The Dean advises the Provost on academic policies and procedures, personnel matters and academic planning; provides the vision and leadership to guide the school in maintaining and strengthening academic programs in the departments of Education, Health and Physical Education, Business, Economics, and Communication; and oversees other offices and centers as directed including, but not limited to the Center for Early Childhood Education and the Child and Family Development Resource Center. The Dean plays a leadership role in promoting and strengthening the University's undergraduate and graduate teacher education programs with an emphasis on program quality and distinctiveness.
Specific responsibilities of the Dean are to provide leadership in the development, implementation and assessment of undergraduate and graduate programs and curriculum; recruit, hire, and evaluate faculty and staff; maintain an atmosphere that stimulates quality teaching, scholarship and service; prepare and administer budgets; coordinate the assignment and scheduling of faculty; interact effectively with university, professional, and civic communities; and develop and implement strategies for fundraising and grants in collaboration with other university offices.
An earned doctorate in an appropriate academic discipline; a record of successful academic leadership and administration; significant experience with accreditation and assessment; experience with budgeting and external funding. To apply please submit a cover letter, current CV, and the names and contact information for three references to email@example.com. Review of applications will begin on December 1.
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Director of Operations for the Institute for Sustainable Energy
Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking a Director of Operations for the Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE). The ISE focuses on energy education, energy policy, energy efficiency, energy conservation and load management, renewable energy, distributed generation, protection of environmental resources, and the dissemination of useful information on energy alternatives and sustainability to users and providers of energy. The Institute provides an unbiased focus on practical applications and dissemination of information about how to improve the energy profile and sustainability of Connecticut and the region.
Reporting to the President of the University, the Director of Operations is responsible for the organization and operational management of the Institute and serves as its chief operating officer with responsibilities including: human resources; financial reporting, planning and administration; budgeting; space management and property accounting; and contracts. The Director of Operations will serve as the senior administrator for the Institute; participate in strategic planning and policy making; provide leadership, guidance and oversight of all administrative and operational functions, including: finance, research, contracts and grants administration, human resources, (facilities, property administration,) and health and safety; and participate in the delivery of ISE programs.
The Director is a major contributor to the Institute’s research and application analysis as well as key participant in its outreach, including delivering presentations to organizations and at conferences and preparing and delivering testimony at public hearings on topics related to energy and sustainability. The Director of Operations will prepare program and project proposals for submission to funding and contracting organizations consistent with the Institute’s Strategic Plan; develop budgets, manage Institute finances, and submit annual progress reports for all programs and projects; organize and conduct program review, administrative evaluation, and assessment for legal and regulatory compliance; provide executive briefings for all programs and projects as required by the University, and/or funding organization; plan, develop, and manage the Institute’s human, physical, and fiscal resources; and hold regular meetings with the Institute’s Board of Advisors in order to assess current program activities and identify potential grant opportunities. The Director will evaluate and assess technical and legal requirements for all proposals and programs and participate in the delivery of research, application analysis, training and other programs.
Qualifications: Master's degree in appropriate field. Administrative experience with technical and regulatory experience in an energy-related organization. Evidence of ability to develop policy, manage programs and program teams. Evidence of communication, writing, planning and analysis skills and the ability to work constructively with student interns from the university. Understanding of energy at the industry, user, and governmental levels specific to Connecticut and the region. Experience working effectively with governmental advisory and regulatory boards and commissions. Demonstrated experience with policy development, organizational planning as well as technical energy efficiency and sustainability applications. To apply submit a letter of interest, resume, and list of 3 references with contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on November 20, 2013.
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EASTERN is an AA/EEO employer. Women, members of protected classes and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.