[ES_JOBS_NET] Colorado State University: Dean, Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR)

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Mon Sep 16 12:14:06 MDT 2013

    Dean - Warner College of Natural Resources

Colorado State University invites nominations and applications for 
appointment as Dean of the world renowned Warner College of Natural 
Resources (WCNR). The ideal candidate will be a strong leader dedicated 
to the advancement of the research, educational, and outreach, mission 
of the College and University, and be able to provide the vision and 
energy to lead the College to continued levels of excellence.

The Warner College of Natural Resources is a premier natural resource 
college for the 21st Century, addressing problems of global importance 
and educating tomorrow's leaders. The College is committed to providing 
the understanding to guide the responsible use and protection of 
renewable and non-renewable resources and sustaining diverse 
environmental benefits to society. For more than 100 years, our faculty, 
scientists, students, staff, alumni, and partners have led the 
development and application of innovative natural resources and 
environmental paradigms. The College is first and foremost a place where 
learning and making a difference are an everyday occurrence. Our 
students learn to integrate, communicate, problem-solve, understand and 
work with diverse groups. Our faculty and scientists produce the 
research and innovation needed to solve natural resource and 
environmental problems that are complex, interdisciplinary, 
multi-scaled, and span local to global issues. The impact of our College 
programs is now felt in more than 85 countries, on every continent, and 
is grounded in the latest technologies and science.

The College encompasses a broad range of natural resource programs 
including five departments - Ecosystem Science and Sustainability; Fish, 
Wildlife and Conservation Biology; Forest and Rangeland and Stewardship; 
Geosciences; and Human Dimensions of Natural Resources - and is the 
largest endowed college of its kind in the country. It is widely 
considered one of the most comprehensive natural resources colleges, 
boasting 12 major outreach units that have impact locally, regionally, 
and internationally. The Warner College of Natural Resources consists of 
63 tenured or tenure-track faculty, about 550 administrative 
professionals, and another roughly 200 other (mostly hourly) staff. The 
College offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, with enrollment of about 
1550 undergraduate students and 250 graduate students. The Dean oversees 
a budget of approximately $10 million per year, plus external research 
contracts totaling approximately $47 million in annual expenditures.

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, is a Carnegie Doctoral/Research 
University-Extensive land-grant institution enrolling approximately 
27,000 students from all 50 states and 82 countries. Fort Collins, 
located 60 miles north of Denver at the base of the Front Range of the 
Rocky Mountains, is a vibrant and growing community with a population of 
approximately 150,000. Fort Collins enjoys a temperate, semi-arid 
climate and rich cultural and recreational opportunities. Please visit 
our web site (www.warnercnr.colostate.edu 
<http://www.warnercnr.colostate.edu>) for more information on the Warner 
College of Natural Resources. General information about Colorado State 
University can be accessed at www.colostate.edu 
<http://www.colostate.edu>. Information about Fort Collins can be found 
at http://fcgov.com/.


The successful candidate will have successfully accomplished 
increasingly complex goals and objectives through which high-level 
leadership, promotion of diversity, communication, vision, and 
management skills will be evident. Specific requirements for this 
exciting position are available at: http//www.wcnr.colostate.edu/deansearch/

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for 
full consideration, applications should be received by *October 1, 2013*.

Desired start date is January 1, 2014 or a mutually agreed upon date. 
Applicants should send a letter expressing their qualifications and 
vision for the position, specifically addressing the points listed 
above, current vitae, and the names and contact information for five 
references. Submit applications via email to: 
wcnrdeansearch at colostate.edu <mailto:wcnrdeansearch at colostate.edu>

Questions regarding the search may be directed to *Dr. Jeffrey 
McCubbin*, Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences, and Search 
Committee chair, at (970) 491-5841. Nominations are welcome and should 
be sent to: wcnrdeansearch at colostate.edu 
<mailto:wcnrdeansearch at colostate.edu> References will not be contacted 
until advanced stages of screening and reconfirmed with candidates.

/Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal 
access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a 
diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, 
regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and 
affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 
Student Services./

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