Dean of the College of Computing and Software Engineering

Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


Kennesaw State University invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Computing and Software Engineering.

The Dean of the College of Computing and Software Engineering (CCSE) acts as its chief academic and administrative officer and is charged with fostering growth and development of the college’s 3, 899 students and 75 full-time faculty. The next Dean will have a body of high impact, peer-reviewed scholarship supported by extramural sources such as federal agencies, national/international foundations, and/or recognized corporate entities, and an ability to enable others to do the same. The selected candidate will have a strong track record of fruitful collaborative initiatives comprising varied constituents. The search committee is seeking an individual who will be a powerful advocate for each of the college’s four departments (Analytics and Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, and Software Engineering and Game Design and Development), both within and beyond the university. Compelling applicants will be demonstrably committed to inclusive excellence principles incorporated in the teaching, research, and administrative operations among all the CCSE disciplines.

An integral member of metro Atlanta’s thriving academic community, KSU is a growing Carnegie R-2 university and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. The CCSE is poised to act as a leader among the institution’s eleven colleges in expanding KSU’s research presence and stimulating its vital teaching mission. The University’s vibrant campus culture, authentically diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students and faculty from across the globe. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate degrees to its more than 41,000 students.

The successful candidate should possess an earned doctorate or foreign equivalent in a discipline relevant to the College of Computing and Software Engineering, as well as a record of success commensurate with the rank of a tenured full professor is required for this position. Additional information about the position may be found at:

While applications and nominations will be accepted until a new Dean is selected, interested parties are encouraged to submit their CV, a letter of interest and a diversity statement to our consultant at the address below by March 1, 2021 to assure optimal consideration.

Kennesaw Dean CCSE Search
R. William Funk & Associates
2911 Turtle Creek Boulevard, Suite 300
Dallas, Texas 75219
Fax: 214-523-9067

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status.


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