Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences

Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln invites nominations, inquiries, and applications for the position of Dean of the College of Education and Human Sciences. The Dean is the chief academic and administrative officer of the College and will lead, alongside a team of associate deans and department chairs, the strategic, programmatic, financial, fundraising, and management operations that support the mission and vision of the college and its role within the university, state and nation. The Dean will join a group of fellow deans and campus leaders who are collaborative, supportive and committed. Candidates should have a comprehensive resume of success in academic leadership and exceptional skills and experience that will enable leading an already strong educational and research enterprise. For more information, visit

College of Education and Human Sciences: The College of Education and Human Sciences is unified by a commitment to address the physical, intellectual, social and economic well-being of individuals, families, schools and communities as they function in Nebraska and throughout the world. The interrelated and multidisciplinary nature of the College promotes innovative ways of looking at issues, asking questions and seeking solutions to complex problems. The college has a strong, collaborative relationship with the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the ideals of translational research and impact on the communities is evident through partnerships with Nebraska Extension and visibility in all 93 counties in Nebraska.

The approximately 3,000 undergraduates, 1,200 graduate students, and more than 300 faculty make up the college community within seven academic departments that cross a wide range of content areas all focused on improving people's lives. They are as follows: Child, Youth and Family Studies; Educational Administration; Educational Psychology; Nutrition and Health Sciences; Special Education and Communication Disorders; Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education; and Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design. For more information, visit

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln:  As the flagship of the University of Nebraska system and member of the prestigious Big Ten Conference and Big Ten Academic Alliance, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a land-grant institution, ranked in the top tier of national research universities. Undergraduate and graduate enrollments have increased significantly while simultaneously enhancing the academic quality and diversity of the student body. Fall 2017 enrollment exceeded 26,000, the highest enrollment in University history. Nebraska has achieved significant research growth, nearly tripling research expenditures over the past two decades. Growth in economic development surged with the 2015 opening of the new Nebraska Innovation Campus, designed to attract private-sector research partners. Nebraska celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2019. The rich history and collaborative culture represented today present a significant opportunity to shape and guide the university's future. For more information, visit

Send applications, nominations, and inquiries to the email address below. Applications should consist of 1) a letter summarizing motivation, relevant leadership experience, and qualifications, 2) a detailed curriculum vitae, and 3) the names and contact information for at least three professional references. References will only be contacted with permission from the candidate. For priority consideration, please apply by 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

Rosa Morris, Principal

Global Education Practice, Korn Ferry, Washington, DC

As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See