Department Head, School of Mathematical Science, RIT, NY, USA

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Deadline:  2018-11-01

Location:  Rochester, NY, USA

The Rochester Institute of Technology seeks a visionary and dynamic leader to serve as the Head of the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), an academic unit dedicated to advancing the frontiers of mathematical sciences. As the chief academic, fiscal, and administrative officer of the School, the Head provides leadership, advocacy, oversight, and management. The Head is responsible for overseeing the academic, student, faculty, and staff affairs and for leading the research and operational activities of the School. The daily operation of the School emphasizes an open and inclusive management style that inspires and supports the faculty, staff, and students in their individual and collaborative efforts. Responsibilities include:

. Overseeing and continually improving the SMS undergraduate and graduate programs and the general education curriculum
. Promoting research and encouraging discovery, entrepreneurship, and experiential learning opportunities for faculty, staff, and students
. Fostering SMS participation in interdisciplinary projects and programs
. Recruiting and retaining top-tier faculty
. Developing, supporting, and advocating for faculty and staff at all levels
. Facilitating the completion of drafting and implemention of a five-year SMS strategic plan
. Cultivating existing and prospective donors and research partners
. Managing the SMS financial resources

SMS Head appointments are three-year renewable terms.