The College of Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU) is seeking a Head of the School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE). This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term professional faculty position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Dean.
The School Head will decide personnel assignments, allocation of resources and assignment of space and equipment. Some of the duties may require extensive travel. Major decisions will be reviewed by the dean as needed.
Oregon State University (OSU) seeks a dynamic and effective leader as Head for the School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE). The School Head will work closely with the Dean and the leadership team of the College of Engineering (COE) on an ambitious agenda to address some of the world's most complex technological challenges in the areas of civil, construction, and architectural engineering. The Head will help CCE identify future areas of growth and investment and will provide organizational and administrative expertise for the College and the University during an exciting era of increased research productivity and greater societal impact. The Carnegie Classification for OSU is Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity.
OSU maintains an institution-wide commitment to diversity, multiculturalism, and community, and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups. The OSU College of Engineering was recently recognized as a national model of inclusivity and collaboration by the American Society for Engineering Education Diversity Recognition Program. In this search, applicants are sought who will continue to enrich the school's inclusive culture and advance student success across individual entities, racial/ethnic categories, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
CCE provides a comprehensive, state-of-the-art education that prepares over 800 undergraduate and 180 graduate students for successful careers in industry, government, and academia. The school currently consists of approximately 60 faculty and staff, including 42 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty members and instructors, and offers B.S., M.S., M. Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering, as well as B.S. degrees in Construction Engineering Management and Architectural Engineering. CCE and the College of Forestry offer a dual degree program in Civil and Forest Engineering.
The school actively develops and maintains broad and deep relationships with alumni and industry. These relationships result in high job placement for students, frequent interaction with companies, in-kind donations, and endowment support of seven faculty scholars. In addition, CCE faculty have extensive research collaborations with multiple OSU colleges in areas such as marine energy, forestry, materials, resilience, and safety. CCE is home to the Kiewit Center for Infrastructure and Transportation and the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Center. Annual research expenditures for the school are over $8.9 million. Further information about the school can be found at cce.oregonstate.edu.
Typically requires Ph.D. or terminal degree in related field. Tenure/tenure-track faculty member.
Ph.D. in a field associated with civil, construction, or architectural engineering.
Successful managerial experience.
Successful leadership experience.
Significant record of achievement in research, teaching, and service that merits appointment as a tenured full-professor within the school.
A demonstrable commitment to educational equity in a multicultural setting.
A demonstrable commitment to advancing the participation of diverse and underrepresented groups and supporting diverse perspectives.
Effective communication skills.
A demonstrable understanding of successful practices for mentoring and/or professional development.
Experience developing external relations.
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with training, education, and experience
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