Job Opening: Dean of Graduate School
Job Posting: Dean, Future Generations Graduate School
Future Generations Graduate School (www.future.edu), founded in 2003, offers a two-year Master’s Degree in Applied Community Change with concentrations in Conservation and Peacebuilding. In addition, the Graduate School conducts research in community-based approaches to health, peacebuilding, and conservation and partners with an expanding network of alumni in 33 countries. To date, the Graduate School has graduated four classes of students with two classes currently underway.
The two-year Master’s degree program builds the skills and capacity of the world’s most promising development practitioners. A blended-learning pedagogy of online learning complemented with four one-month field residentials (one-month per term) and an applied practicum project allows students to remain in their own countries and to continue serving their communities without having to leave their jobs or families.
The Graduate School is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools in the United States.
The Dean’s position entails teaching and research, along with core administrative responsibilities. The Dean is responsible for the overall administration of academic programs, supervision and guidance of the faculty, and development of short-term training opportunities with alumni and Future Generations Partners (future.org). The Dean is also responsible for management of staff, student recruitment, program development, implementation and assessment. The Dean reports to the President of the Graduate School and works with the President and the Board of Trustees on fundraising. The Dean chairs the Dean’s Council in setting Graduate School policy.
The qualified candidate shall have a doctoral degree, experience and proven track record in academic and administrative leadership, and postgraduate experience and a proven track record in international community-based development.
This position is based full-time in West Virginia and requires international travel.
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Future Generations is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation shall have equal access to positions, limited only by their ability to do the job.