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Dean, College of Aviation

  • Western Michigan University
  • Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University seeks an experienced and accomplished leader to serve as Dean of the College of Aviation. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the dean is responsible for providing visionary and innovative leadership and effective administration, while advancing the mission of the College.

The dean will have responsibility for developing a collegial environment and will recognize the importance of consensus building, interdisciplinary collaboration, partnerships, student success, alumni relations, and external funding in defining the College’s role in the broader mission of the University. The dean also serves on the Provost’s Council, which is engaged in university-wide policy and planning.

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Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, please submit application materials by September 15. An application should include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; a curriculum vitae; and the names of five references with titles, addresses, business telephone numbers, and email addresses included. Applications, nominations, and inquiries should be directed to:

Steve Leo, Managing Director
Vicki Henderson, Senior Associate
Storbeck Search
WMUDeanAviation@storbecksearch.com