Dean, Graduate School

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 16, 2021
Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Serve as the executive officer of the Graduate Faculty and the senior administrative officer of the Graduate School and as a member of the Council of Deans. Principal responsibilities are to provide leadership for graduate education at the University and work collaboratively with Deans and faculty to implement the graduate education mission, lead efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in graduate education, and develop a strategic plan for the Graduate School. Provide guidance and innovation in the development of graduate programs consistent with the mission and strategic plan and strategically and effectively manage enrollment, yield, and retention in graduate programs. Provide encouragement and support of faculty initiatives in graduate education, oversee administrative support for graduate education, and monitor assessment of graduate offerings. Work effectively with Deans of the degree-granting colleges at the University and with the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Research as well as with entities within the State and region that provide external support for the University’s graduate programs.


Visit the URI jobs website at: to apply and view more complete details for job posting (SF01042). Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter (5 pages Max.) (#2) CV (#3) “Other Document – References” – the name, title, email and phone number of five professional references (pdf doc). (#4) “Other Document” – Statement off Diversity, Equity and Inclusion


APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by May 3, 2021. Second consideration may be given to applications received by May 21, 2021. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (May 21, 2021) may not be given full consideration.


Applications must be submitted online only.

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer. Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.